Brenda Kovich

 (922)
United States - Indiana - Schererville
Brenda Kovich
4.0
3,570 votes
Foster understanding of science concepts with experiments and websites.
 
FREE Download
Assess the general quality of my work with this free download
clear search
Leader Board Superb
My Products
sort by:
Best Seller
view:
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
$4.00
74 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (4.44 MB)
Have some fun with Cinderella folklore and parody! Kids (and teachers) of all ages will enjoy comparing and contrasting a variety of Cinderella stories, looking for common elements, and more. Created by master teacher Brenda Kovich, these
$3.00
37 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.15 MB)
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:
$4.00
37 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.33 MB)
Classic literature inspires student writing. This narrative writing unit begins with analysis of three Just So Stories, which are included. Rudyard Kipling’s lively style encourages kids to experiment with word choice, repetition, and voices of the
$6.00
25 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (3.29 MB)
Discover forty – yes, 40! – words and phrases originating from characters in Greek myths. This bundle includes lesson plans, a word list, a PowerPoint presentation, posters, cards, games, and an assessment. Created by master teacher Brenda Kovich,
$10.00
30 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (41.40 MB)
Discover 40 words and phrases originating from characters in Greek myths. You’ll receive 40 colorful and informative cards, a word list with definitions, corresponding assessment, and a page explaining four ways Greek words came into the English
$6.00
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (12.27 MB)
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,
$3.00
6 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.12 MB)
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
$6.00
9 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (6.23 MB)
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
$6.00
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (5.82 MB)
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
$6.00
9 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (5.63 MB)
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
$6.00
10 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (7.37 MB)
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
$6.00
6 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (1.95 MB)
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
$6.00
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (2.03 MB)
Just So Stories Differentiated Reading Passages reach every child in your classroom! This product includes three differentiated adaptations of these Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling, as well as his original stories and poems. • “How the Camel Got
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
$5.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (2.85 MB)
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
$6.00
6 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (5.49 MB)
Eight no-prep activities provide hours of independent learning for third grade, fourth grade, or fifth grade students. This April Independent Learning Module includes a 14-page student booklet, answer keys, rubric and an interactive website. Kids
$6.00
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (6.66 MB)
Let’s define weathering! Because of its close relationship to erosion, weathering is a difficult concept to grasp. The process of concept attainment will help your students understand the difference. What is concept attainment? It’s a research-based
$4.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (14.69 MB)
Inspire your students with this Apollo astronaut research project. An astronaut research sheet guides student exploration. For more depth, kids think critically about the man’s greatest lifetime achievement and consider preparation, character
$6.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (17.62 MB)
Making an inference requires a flying leap! Challenge your students with Mark Twain's classic story, "The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County." This freebie includes a two-page adaptation of the story (public domain), a one-page inference
FREE
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (7.80 MB)
Kids learn about the December solstice in this free Internet activity. On a specially designed website, students read a short informational piece, study a diagram, and use links to learn about solstices and equinoxes. Using multiple texts/media,
FREE
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (3.16 MB)
showing 1-20 of 22

Ratings

Digital Items
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
Hard Goods
N/A
Shipping Efficiency:
N/A
Overall Quality:
N/A
Accuracy:
N/A
Practicality:
N/A
Thoroughness:
N/A
Creativity:
N/A
Clarity:
Used Goods
N/A
Shipping Efficiency:
N/A
Item as Advertised:

4.0
Total:
3,570 total vote(s)
Ask Brenda Kovich a question. They will receive an automated email and will return to answer you as soon as possible. Please Login to ask your question.
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)

Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up