Amy Ruffo

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Amy Ruffo
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“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” ― Socrates
 
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Included are 6 challenging square puzzles. Students are given the puzzle pieces and must solve the problems to match the pieces together. This makes for a great center activity! Simply cut and laminate the pieces for repeated use OR give the
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5th, 6th
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Better document your students' progress in meeting the Common Core writing standards with these two forms. I keep these forms in my students' writing portfolios and use them during every writing conference. The first form is for taking notes
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Get to know your new readers with this 2 page inventory. Find out how they view independent reading, what genres and topics they like, what they've been reading recently, and what they struggle with as a reader. Then refer back to these forms
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4th, 5th, 6th
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Great display for classroom door or library. Signs point to famous settings in children's literature. Either cut out the individual pieces to create your own or just print out the whole picture. Looks great blown up on a poster maker! Literary
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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Included are 6 challenging square puzzles. Students are given the puzzle pieces and must solve the problems to match the pieces together. This makes for a great center activity! Simply cut and laminate the pieces for repeated use OR give the
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4th, 5th
CCSS:
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Short Response Chapter Questions These chapter questions are a quick way to assess your students’ reading comprehension while reading Carolynn Reeder’s Shades of Gray. With each chapter only having 2-4 short response questions (no multiple choice
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In this file, you will find a poster, a graphic organizer, flashcards, and 6 quizzes over the 19 amendments covered in the 5th Grade Georgia Performance Standards for Social Studies. This file covers the following Amendments: Bill of Rights
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This packet will give you an alternative to the traditional reading logs. Independent Reading Letters offer rich, meaningful homework (or class work if you choose) that has students analyzing their independent reading at a much deeper level and
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This PowerPoint file is 8 weeks worth of writing prompts. It is intended to be used as a review of three types of writing: Persuasive, Informational, and Narrative, and to familiarize the students with deconstructing writing prompts using the RAFT
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This is the graphic organizer to a Halloween writing activity that has students creating their own monster and producing a descriptive informational writing with multiple paragraphs. For the activity, students draw their own monsters in secret
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4th, 5th
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These challenging puzzles make for a great center activity! Included are 6 square puzzles. Students are given the puzzle pieces and must solve the problems to match the pieces together. Simply cut and laminate the pieces for repeated use OR give the
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4th, 5th, 6th
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Students are challenged to match improper fractions to mixed numbers in these two square puzzles. They make a great center activity! Simply cut the squares apart and place at a center for your students or give them a scrambled page for them to cut
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4th, 5th
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Inspired by the classic game, Battleship, this is a partner game where students apply their knowledge of plotting points on the coordinate grid (all four quadrants). The students are trying to hit all of their opponent’s shapes by guessing at least
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This project centers around an app for iPads called Show Me! (although any app similar will do - another great one is Educreations). Each student or group is given a math concept studied during the year. They then have a few days to create a video
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Great Center Activity with built in self-checking! Students are given 16 small squares to match together by finding equivalent decimals and fractions. Once the puzzle pieces are matched together correctly, the students will have made a larger
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5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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This is a compilation of all my Fraction Square Puzzles bundled together at a lower price than the cost of buying each individually. Included are all 16 puzzles! Students are given the puzzle pieces and must solve the problems to match the pieces
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This product is two square puzzles that practice matching equivalent fractions. The students are given the puzzle pieces and either work individually or with a partner to match equivalent fractions (no pictures). The puzzles include challenging
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3rd, 4th, 5th
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Included are two versions of this fun, superhero themed poster and in two different sizes for a total of four images. These are high resolution (300 ppi) images that look great printed at most any size. Print them out poster-size for a great door
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In these lessons, students practice incorporating dialogue in their narrative writing while becoming cartoonists! The students will write two stories (one individual and one with a partner). The writing is centered around each student's personal
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This challenging puzzle is a fun way to practice contractions and is very easy to prepare. Simply give your students the puzzle pieces already cut up and challenge them to match up the contractions to create a square. Use this a center activity or
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2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am in my 8th year teaching and have taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th grades. I am currently teaching 5th grade and loving it!

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands-on, interactive learning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year for my school system during the 2011-2012 school year.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelors in Early Childhood Education, Masters in Reading Education, Gifted and Talented Education Certification

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