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By Amy Henry
Students can choose from these nine critical thinking activities to demonstrate comprehension and connect to Firegirl on a deeper level. Great to use during reading workshop, with literature circles, or when reading Firegirl as a whole class.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study
$2.00
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By Amy Henry
This resource is for use after you have taught the concept of figurative language.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Printables
$2.00
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By Amy Henry
Use this resource to accompany ANY Time for Kids weekly magazine! I never wanted TFK to be just busy work, so I created this resource to help students connect to what they were reading each week. There are two pages: Tic Tac Toe with activities
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities
$1.50
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By Amy Henry
This cute poem can be printed and attached to the snack mix to give to volunteers, inclusion teachers, interns or other teacher helpers!
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff
$1.00
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By Amy Henry
There are four activities included: *Find Someone Who (icebreaker) *Student Survey (icebreaker, learning inventory) *Can You Follow Me? (following directions pre-assessment) Use these activities to get to know your students and help them get to
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
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By Amy Henry
This is a great activity to reinforce the concept of metaphors, and to strengthen students' skills with analyzing poetry and figurative language. Included: Detailed lesson plans including a writing prompt Song Lyrics to analyze Grading rubric
Subjects:
Writing, Poetry, Valentine's Day
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Rubrics
$3.00
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By Amy Henry
Use these gift passes to save money on holiday gifts for your students! They love the coupons for fun privileges!
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff
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By Amy Henry
This enrichment sheet provides nine extension activities for students to connect to the book they're reading. Use it in class during reading workshop, or send it home for evening work. Students should work in a diagonal or vertical line, as each
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study
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By Amy Henry
This is a great resource to use in the classroom during word work time, or at home for weekly spelling practice! Laminate a copy for each student to use throughout the whole school year.
Subjects:
Spelling
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Homework
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By Amy Henry
Use these cards for team building with whole class discussion, or give a set of cards to each table group so they can get to know their small groups on a deeper level! They're fun to use on the way in or out each day!
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Oral Communication, For All Subjects
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Cooperative Learning
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By Amy Henry
These are great activities to engage your students during the weeks leading up to the holiday break! Even while they're having fun, students will be utilizing their reading, writing, research and creative skills.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables
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By Amy Henry
Use these activities to keep students engaged the week before the Thanksgiving break! Students can choose from a range of activities, including research, poetry, letter-writing, interviewing, illustrating, using analogies, and more!
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables
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By Amy Henry
Use this lesson to teach the skills of inference, making predictions, or creating a hypothesis. Students will use clues to make educated guesses about mystery items in paper bags.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Basic Principles, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Minilessons
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By Amy Henry
This is a great resource both for teaching and practicing the skill of reading response. Students will learn to think critically about what they're reading.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Minilessons
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By Amy Henry
These are great songs to use in a PTA or music program! The lyrics to King of the Road, 9 to 5, Back in the Saddle, and Hard Workin' Man have been rewritten to a school-centered theme. Just find the karaoke versions of the songs and you're ready
Subjects:
Music, Vocal Music, Other (Music)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Songs
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By Amy Henry
Themes: Respect/tolerance Acceptance Character Leadership Bullying and "I" Statements Each lesson plan contains recommended reading and/or songs to accompany the theme, whole class and small group activities, and great questions for class
Subjects:
Character Education
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities
$8.00
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By Amy Henry
Inside you'll find... -A one-page teaching tool to explain various types of figurative language -Four pages to practice identifying and explaining the use of similes and metaphors in literature -One of the four practice activities is analyzing the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Printables
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By Amy Henry
Use this for in-class practice or homework!
Subjects:
Spelling
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Homework, Printables
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By Amy Henry
Extension activities to accompany Wonder as a read aloud, independent, or group reading assignment. Activities allow students the freedom of choice while demonstrating comprehension, use of reading strategies, and critical thinking.
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities
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By Amy Henry
Extension activities to accompany The BFG as a read aloud, independent, or group reading assignment. Activities allow students the freedom of choice while demonstrating comprehension, use of reading strategies, and critical thinking.
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

14 years 1yr 4th grade bilingual 1yr 1st grade self-contained 1yr 3rd grade self-contained 11yrs 5th grade ELA/Humanities

MY TEACHING STYLE

Best practices :) Differentiated instruction, with a mix of direct instruction, inquiry-based, and personalized learning. Even during direct instruction, much of my teaching was student-led and I was constantly engaging them in discussion and inquiry.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year 2008 VALOR teacher

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA Journalism 1999 Alternative certification through ECAP

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

This boymom is taking a short break from teaching while staying at home with three rowdy boys ages six and under. Teaching is my passion and my calling, reading and writing are my favorite and strongest subjects, and creating teaching resources is one of my favorite ways to spend my time.

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