Brenda Martin

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By Brenda Martin
"This is the best TpT product I have ever found. Thank you so much for your hard work." -- friedmans "This is amazing and it goes perfect with the new NGSS! LOVE LOVE LOVE!! You saved me so much work!!!" -- Elizabeth Boothe (TpT Seller) Third
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Unit Plans, Printables, Games
$24.00
827 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
"Fantastic! This unit is well written and so easy to use. Very comprehensive & my kids LOVED the activities! Thanks!" -- Stacie Brock (TpT Seller) "Lots of Great Activities and Ideas, Day to Day plans and stories. Awesome Packet!"
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Games
CCSS:
RL.3.2
$7.00
580 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
Narrative writing is a Common Core standard for third, fourth, and fifth grade students. This unit is part of my Writing Bundle which includes three months worth of writing. This three week unit will help your students develop their ideas into an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Unit Plans, Printables
CCSS:
W.3.3, W.4.3, W.5.3, W.5.3a, W.5.3b, W.5.3c, W.5.3e, W.3.3a, W.3.3b, W.3.3c, W.3.3d...
$6.50
503 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
"This is a fabulous resource on opinion writing. It covers everything you need to know to get started. THANK YOU!" --Cfoley02 "I used every lesson and my third graders all wrote wonderful opinion essays!" --snanus Opinion writing is a Common Core
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Unit Plans, Printables
CCSS:
W.3.1, W.4.1, W.5.1, W.5.1a, W.5.1b, W.5.1c, W.5.1d, W.3.1a, W.3.1b, W.3.1c, W.3.1d...
$6.50
306 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
This small group bundle is designed to use with students during reading workshop. It includes 140 readymade lessons! It is specifically designed to use during reading workshop where every student is reading their own ‘just right’ book but you know
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$13.00
373 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
The Common Core Writing Standards are a new and exciting endeavor for many of us. "Amazing and helpful resource for this new common core writing!" --Molleyrey This bundle has it all! It includes complete units for the three main types of writing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Printables
CCSS:
W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3, W.4.1, W.4.2, W.4.3, W.5.1, W.5.1a, W.5.1b, W.5.1c, W.5.1d...
$14.50
361 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
"I loved these! These are great for differentiation and I started to use them with my class today. They are very excited to try the different methods." --Jendahl Looking for a simple way to enrich your students' understanding in math? These math
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
$3.50
150 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
This small group bundle is designed to use with students during writing workshop. It includes 137 ready-made lessons! It is specifically designed to use during writing workshop where every student is writing their own story but you know there are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$13.00
179 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
"I love the math menus! Your tips on making this work are very thoughtful. I may use some of the menus for center work and I may use some options on the menus for performance tasks." --SandyPaul Looking for a simple way to enrich your students'
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
$3.50
91 ratings
3.9
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By Brenda Martin
Are you looking for a way to eliminate tattling? A way to begin your day positively? Check out what other buyers are saying about this product... "So much I like about this resource! What I really appreciate most are the simple and direct
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Other, Posters, Task Cards
$6.00
132 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
"I wish I had had this every year teaching -- awesome!!" -- adc1004 "Thanks for sharing! This is just what I've been looking for & I am looking forward to sharing it w/ my students." --NTRUITT "Worth every cent! Thanks!" -- dipi710 Looking
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Test Prep, Bulletin Board Ideas, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
L.3.1a, L.3.1b, L.3.1c, L.3.1d, L.3.1g, L.3.2, L.3.2e, L.3.2f, L.3.3b, L.4.1, L.4.1a...
$16.50
119 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
"Thanks for helping me meet the individual needs in my new class!" --psmithson Looking for a simple way to enrich your students' understanding in math? These math menus are all you need! This resource includes: --Math menus for each of the fifth
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
$3.50
71 ratings
3.9
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By Brenda Martin
"These are simply amazing! You saved me so much time. Thanks for this great resource." --Sprinkles for Teachers This is an invaluable resource for all third grade teachers of reading! This resource includes 27 activities with three assessment
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
$5.50
86 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
This unit is part of the Third Grade Science Bundle which includes all materials necessary for a year of hands-on, inquiry based science. While this unit is complete all by itself, you will save over $10 by purchasing the bundle. This unit has it
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Unit Plans, Printables, Games
$8.00
66 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
"My class loved walking on air!" -7511 This unit is part of the Third Grade Science Bundle which includes all materials necessary for a year of hands-on, inquiry based science. While this unit is complete all by itself, you will save over $10 by
Subjects:
Science, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.50
64 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
"Great unit, fun activities, and perfect way to introduce inquiry and scientific processes to my 4th graders!" --Cindy Hepp "This brought back my excitement for teaching science again. I felt like my past lessons in science were scripted. Ready to
Subjects:
Science, Back to School
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Posters
$5.50
50 ratings
3.9
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By Brenda Martin
Aligned with the common core for third and fourth grade, this complete math bundle will enhance any math curriculum. It includes math word wall words, vocabulary instruction resources and tips, differentiated math menu project ideas, an entire year
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
CCSS:
3.MD.A.1, 4.MD.A.1, 3.NBT.A.1, 4.NBT.A.1, 3.OA.A.1, 4.OA.A.1, 3.NF.A.1, 4.NF.A.1, 3.G.A.1, 3.G.A.2, 4.G.A.1...
$20.00
43 ratings
4.0
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By Brenda Martin
This complete unit is common core aligned. It is a wonderful resource to teach students about several forms of poetry as well figurative language. It comes with: --Unit guide --Five Suggested poetry books --Worksheets to practice poetry
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Internet Activities, Printables
$4.00
37 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.76 MB)
By Brenda Martin
This unit is part of the Third Grade Science Bundle which includes all materials necessary for a year of hands-on, inquiry based science. While this unit is complete all by itself, you will save over $10 by purchasing the bundle. This unit has it
Subjects:
Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Unit Plans, Printables, Games
$8.00
34 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (2.81 MB)
By Brenda Martin
"I am starting math workshop this year and this is a perfect and easy way to get started. Thanks." --LMcCann02 If you are bored during math, then so are your students! Use this tool as a guide to transport your math workshop into the 21st century
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Professional Documents, Math Centers, Task Cards
$5.50
48 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (1.06 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

-- Ten years teaching grades 2-4 -- Three years as instructional coach --Seven years in professional development at the school and district level

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe a teacher should act as a facilitator of learning. I believe in hands-on instruction that includes technology and high level teaching skills in order to prepare students for their future in the 21st century.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

-- Best Should Teach Award 2011

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelors Degree in Education in 2000 Masters Degree in Curriculum and Design in 2005

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am a 21st Century Trainer and am happy to come to your school to work with educators on bringing your school into the 21st Century. I am also a curriculum writer for businesses and non profits.

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