Brenda Kovich

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Compare and contrast folklore with three PowerPoint presentations, 10 stories, tables, Venn diagrams, and more! This complete differentiated unit teaches students to identify characters, setting, plot, and theme; find similarities and differences in
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This complete, differentiated unit provides point of view passages, activities, writing, and assessment. Kids learn to determine point of view, defend it with evidence from the text, and consider alternative perspectives. You can choose from two
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Who has hair of snakes and eyes that can turn you to stone? Medusa, of course! You can spice up your mythology unit or The Lightning Thief novel study (Percy Jackson series) with these engaging literature activities. Grab your students’ attention
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Do you need a powerful introduction to the scientific method for your third, fourth, or fifth grade classroom? You’ve found it! This set of lesson plans, PowerPoint presentation, and posters explain the Scientific Method and immerse students in
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Can your students find Brian using information from the book? Based on Hatchet by Gary Paulsen, this simulation presents three possible scenarios. You choose the one that's right for your class. 1. You Are Brian - Students take the role of Brian
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Engage your students in a variety of biography activities. These choice boards and cards encourage them to practice skills from the Common Core State Standards and use higher order thinking skills. This resource can be used with any biography:
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Pique your students’ interest in the abolition movement! Working independently or in pairs, intermediate-grade learners conduct research to explore the lives of journalists, runaway slaves, ministers, politicians, and others who acted as catalysts
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Celebrate the lives of women who made a difference! First, students research contributions of famous women. Second, they use themed stationery to present their findings. Third, you create a beautiful display for your classroom or hallway wall.
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Teach CCSS literature standards while reading Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine. Five sets of lesson plans, six PowerPoint presentations, student sheets, and rubrics help fourth and fifth grade students learn to answer explaining and inferring
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Challenge your students to think more deeply about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. In this set of English Language Arts activities, students read a three-page chronology of Dr. King’s life, create a related timeline, explore causes and effects,
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Eight no prep Halloween activities provide hours of independent learning for third, fourth, and grade students. This October Independent Learning Module includes an 11-page student booklet, answer keys, and an interactive website. Kids engage in
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Eight no-prep holiday activities provide hours of independent learning for third, fourth, and fifth grade students. This December Independent Learning Module includes a 10-page student booklet, answer keys, rubric, and an interactive website. It’s a
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Discover 40 words and phrases originating from characters in Greek myths. You’ll receive 40 colorful and informative posters, a word list with definitions, corresponding assessment, and a page explaining four ways Greek words came into the English
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Eight no-prep winter activities provide hours of independent learning for third grade, fourth grade, or fifth grade students. This January Independent Learning Module includes an 11-page student booklet, answer keys, rubric, and an interactive
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Eight no-prep activities provide hours of independent learning for third grade, fourth grade, or fifth grade students. This November Independent Learning Module includes a 10-page student booklet, answer keys, rubric and an interactive website. Kids
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Who in the world discovered pi? Help your students understand that people from all over the world have worked for thousands of years to understand this elusive number. This is a great activity for Pi Day (March 14th) or any day! Each student
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Here’s a novel with great instructional value! The 1931 Newbery Medal Winner, The Cat Who Went to Heaven (1000L, 6.6 Grade Level Equivalent) by Elizabeth Coatsworth, provides excellent opportunities for close reading, comparing characters, making
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Eight no-prep activities provide hours of independent learning for third, fourth, and fifth grade students. This March Independent Learning Module includes a 13-page student booklet, answer keys, rubric and an interactive website. Kids engage in
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Eight no-prep activities provide hours of independent learning for third grade, fourth grade, or fifth grade students. This February Independent Learning Module includes a 14-page student booklet, answer keys, and an interactive website. Kids engage
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Eight no-prep activities provide hours of independent learning for third grade, fourth grade, or fifth grade students. This May Independent Learning Module includes a 12-page student booklet, answer keys, rubric and an interactive website. Kids
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Time flies when you're having fun! I've taught fourth grade for more than 30 years and love it more now than ever. My mission is to create enjoyable, engaging, standards-based materials for my classroom and yours.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Enjoy teaching! How? Engage students in challenging, meaningful work. My students enjoy exploring, digging deeper, and connecting content to big ideas. Technology tools, such as PowerPoint presentations, Internet sites, and You Tube videos, make learning fun. For specific ideas, visit my blog, Enjoy Teaching.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Lilly Teacher Creativity Fellow (1989) National Board Certified Teacher, Middle Childhood Generalist (1996 and 2006) Crystal Apple Award Winner (1999) Lake Central Teacher of the Year (2012)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A. in Elementary Education, Purdue University (1981) M.S. in Elementary Education, Purdue University Calumet (1987) Gifted and Talented Endorsement, Purdue University (1988)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Indiana State Curriculum Map Writer, Grade 5 Math (2010) Indiana High Ability Curriculum Project, Literacy Grade 4 (2011) LearnZillion Dream Team, Constructed Response Grades 3-5 (2012) Teachers pay Teachers (2013-present)

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