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By Andrea Brandt
This is a brand new book about a 'student' (fish) who is scared to go to school. Follow him until he finds the teacher and classroom for him and learns that school is a safe, fun place. Use as a read aloud, and make a class book to send home the
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.00
36 ratings
3.9
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By Andrea Brandt
Work on short and long vowels using favorite Dr. Seuss books. I use this while playing musical books. Have students rotate around the room with a different Dr. Seuss book on each desk. Great way to practice vowel sounds.
Subjects:
Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.50
20 ratings
3.8
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By Andrea Brandt
Thanksgiving Reading Work Stick to a holiday theme and practice some of the reading skills and common core standards that you have been working on all year in first grade. These activities can be used to practice word attack, reading
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.50
16 ratings
4.0
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By Andrea Brandt
Ready to print and copy! Students will love talking about the 2014 Winter Olympics while practicing their skills in the classroom. These activities include reading comprehension, writing, math facts, problem solving, and some fun games. All
Subjects:
Reading, Applied Math, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.3, 1.NBT.C.4, 1.NBT.C.5, 1.OA.A.1, 1.OA.B.4, 1.OA.C.6, L.1.1, L.1.2
$4.00
13 ratings
3.9
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By Andrea Brandt
Celebrate the 100th Day of school in the primary classroom. Use the morning work page to start the day. Continue on making a booklet with different supplies. Included: *Morning Work Printable *Student Booklet - 6 pages, 12 half sheets *100 Grid
Subjects:
Math, Holidays/Seasonal, Mental Math
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$2.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Andrea Brandt
Ready to print and copy! Students will love talking about the 2018 Winter Olympics while practicing their skills in the classroom. These activities include reading comprehension, writing, math facts, problem solving, and some fun games. All
Subjects:
Reading, Applied Math, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.3, 1.NBT.C.4, 1.NBT.C.5
$4.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By Andrea Brandt
Are you wondering what to do to acknowledge this  important day in a primary classroom?   ~Read a story about bravery  ~Lead a quick discussion on September 11, 2001  ~Turn your lesson into a patriotic tribute.  - Poem and coloring page - Simple
Subjects:
U.S. History, Life Skills, Character Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables
$1.50
7 ratings
4.0
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By Andrea Brandt
Comprehension and Math Activities for first and second grade to use during an author study on Kevin Henkes and his mouse character books. Activities go with his mouse series books listed below. *Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse - comprehension page and
Subjects:
Literature, Word Problems, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
1.OA.A.1, 1.OA.A.2, 1.OA.B.4, RF.1.3, SL.1.1
$4.00
14 ratings
3.9
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By Andrea Brandt
Have fun preparing for Super Bowl XLIX, rooting for the Denver Broncos or the Carolina Panthers *Math Game (1 page) *Morning Work Posters (New England and Seattle) *Story Problems about Peyton Manning and Cam Newton (2 pages) 6 pages
Subjects:
Word Problems, Mental Math
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Math Centers, Posters
$1.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Andrea Brandt
Christmas Math Activities Stick to the holiday theme and practice the common core math standards you have been working on all year in first and second grade. Activities include word problems, calendar math, number sense, and math facts. Included
Subjects:
Applied Math, Numbers, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.3, 1.OA.A.1, 1.OA.B.3, 1.OA.C.6
$2.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By Andrea Brandt
Comprehension and Math Activities for kindergarten. These can be used during an author study on Kevin Henkes and his mouse character books. Activities go with his mouse series books listed below. *Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse - ILA coloring and
Subjects:
Literature, Word Problems, Reading Strategies
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$4.00
3 ratings
3.9
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By Andrea Brandt
This is a fairly new book about a what would happen if you brought an alligator to school. Each page talks about what would happen - a great way to review school rules in a very silly way. Use as a read aloud, and make a class book to send home
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$2.50
6 ratings
4.0
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By Andrea Brandt
Basketball Math for First and Second Graders Here are some fun-filled math activities following the Common Core Standards for first and second grade. Activities include word problems, math facts, number sense activities, and coloring sheets,
Subjects:
Applied Math, Word Problems, Winter
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Computation
CCSS:
1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.3, 1.OA.A.1, 1.OA.B.3, 1.OA.C.6
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Andrea Brandt
This is a perfect book about a 'student' (Amelia Bedelia) who gets confused at school. Follow along as she learns it's ok to make mistakes and school is a safe, fun place. Use as a read aloud included in a lesson of trust and feeling comfortable in
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literature Circles
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Andrea Brandt
This is a book about the fears and worries of the first day of Kindergarten. Clifford helps with the transition... Use as a read aloud, and make a class book to send home the first week of school to include families in the fun. All pages are
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
Activities
$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Andrea Brandt
Holiday Word Work for First and Second Grade These are quick, easy pages to practice word attack skills before the holidays. Included in packet: Christmas Word Work - abc order, syllables, vowels, suffixes Hanukkah Word Work - abc order,
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Phonics
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
RF.1.2, RF.1.3, L.1.4
$2.00
3 ratings
3.8
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By Andrea Brandt
This is a book about being nice and understanding feelings. Students will learn and discuss ways to be nice and make others feel good. Use as a read aloud, and make a class book to send home when you need to remind your class of good behavior. A
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Health, Literature
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Minilessons, Printables
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By Andrea Brandt
Here are some fun-filled math activities following the Common Core Standards for first and second grade. Activities include word problems, math facts, number sense activities, and calendar math, 1.NBT.1, NBT.2, NBT.3, 1.OA.1, OA.3, OA.6. Included
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Word Problems, Autumn
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Computation
CCSS:
1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.3, 1.OA.A.1, 1.OA.B.3, 1.OA.C.6
$3.00
4 ratings
3.9
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By Andrea Brandt
Thanksgiving Math Activities Stick to the holiday theme and practice the common core math standards you have been working on all year in first grade. These two activities address 1.OA.1, 1.OA.4, 1.OA.8 with Word Problems and 1.OA.6 with Math
Subjects:
Applied Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Computation, Math Centers
CCSS:
1.OA.A.1, 1.OA.B.4, 1.OA.C.6, 1.OA.D.8
$2.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Andrea Brandt
Spring and Easter Theme Word Problems following skills in the Common Core for first and second grade. Students will practice multi-step computation, adding and subtracting multiples of 10, missing addends, and difficult problem solving while
Subjects:
Word Problems, Mental Math, Spring
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Computation, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
1.OA.A.1, 1.OA.A.2, 1.OA.D.8
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught kindergarten, first grade, and second grade in Maryland for 27 years. I love my job and creating things to use in the classroom is one of my favorite things!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am constantly changing lessons to make them more fun and interactive. Students who are engaged are the happiest!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year nomination, Instructional Team Leader for 10 years, Presenter for county in-service workshops

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education Master's Degree in Reading

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

In my spare time I spend time with my husband, 4 children, and dog. We love family time - but when watching sports I can usually be found working on teaching activities on my laptop. :)

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