Bret Harkness

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By Bret Harkness
This is a unit plan for the novel Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief. It is aligned with ELA common core standards.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
6th
Types:
Unit Plans, Novel Study
$1.00
26 ratings
3.9
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By Bret Harkness
The Gross Motor Skill Guide includes individual and small group activiites for developing motor skills. The activities include catching, rolling, throwing, dribbling, kicking, striking, jump rope, jumping jacks, balance, midline, spatial awareness
Subjects:
Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Early Intervention
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$10.00
$8.00
13 ratings
3.8
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By Bret Harkness
This is a differentiated activity menu for fourth grade common core. It is designed for use with the fractions section. Specifically 4.NF.1, 4.NF.2, 4.NF.3., 4.NF.4, 4.NF.5, 4.NF.6. These are all designed as projects and can be presented to a class
Subjects:
Math, Fractions, Gifted and Talented
Grades:
4th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Minilessons
$1.00
18 ratings
4.0
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By Bret Harkness
The following activites can be used to help a student develop the necessary skill of crossing midline.
Subjects:
Physical Education, Special Education, Early Intervention
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, For Parents
$1.00
12 ratings
3.9
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By Bret Harkness
Here you will find 1 Early Childhood Gross Motor Checklist, 1 Elementary Gross Motor Checklist, and a Fine and Gross Motor Screening Checklist. The screening is perfect for finding out what gross and fine motor concerns your child or student may
Subjects:
Physical Education, Special Education, Early Intervention
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Activities, For Parents, For Principals & Administrators
$5.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Bret Harkness
This menu gives students six activities to choose from when practicing converting fractions to decimals and vice versa. Their is also an attached rubric for scoring.
Subjects:
Fractions, Gifted and Talented, Decimals
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Bret Harkness
These games and activities are great for developing balance in children. This is for use in physical education, adaptive physical education, physical therapy, early childhood, and special education settings.
Subjects:
Physical Education, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$1.00
3 ratings
3.8
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By Bret Harkness
These are activities for developing bilateral coordination skills in your classroom. Many can be done as "brain breaks" right at the student's desks. These are perfect for younger children.
Subjects:
Special Education, Occupational Therapy, Early Intervention
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$1.00
5 ratings
3.9
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By Bret Harkness
This powerpoint contains components of physical education and health, structuring a motor skill program, activities and games, developmental milestones, classroom and recess best practices, and intervention ideas. It was developed as a training for
Subjects:
Special Education, Critical Thinking, Child Care
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, Staff
Types:
Unit Plans, Service Learning, For Principals & Administrators
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By Bret Harkness
This is a good resource for Physical Education, Adaptive Physical Education, and Early Childhood teachers who want to teach locomotor skills. It provides cue words and phrases for basic locomotor skills.
Subjects:
Physical Education, Special Education, Early Intervention
Grades:
PreK, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, For Parents
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Bret Harkness
This is a thinking hats activity on the topic of personal computers. It is designed to be used in small groups or as a whole class activity depending on how you want to divide your group. It comes with a mini rubric attached. The materials needed
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
5th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RI.5.1, RI.5.4, W.5.1, W.5.3, SL.5.1, SL.5.4, L.5.4
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By Bret Harkness
Adaptations and accommodations for physical education activites in the general setting.
Subjects:
Physical Education, Special Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Games
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1 rating
4.0
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By Bret Harkness
Students practice tossing and catching a variety of objects while moving from hula hoop to hula hoop while directed by music.
Subjects:
Physical Education, For All Subjects
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Games
FREE
1 rating
2.8
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By Bret Harkness
This is a differentiation activity table addressing 5.MD.A.1.
Subjects:
Math, Measurement, Gifted and Talented
Grades:
5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
5.MD.A.1
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1 rating
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

12 years teaching experience including 5 years of Adaptive Physical Education, 3 years of Gifted and Talented, and 4 year of Interrelated Special Education.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I like to be hands on. I also try to use Bloom's Taxonomy when preparing all my lesson plans and strive for the upper levels.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Certificate of Appreciation from HPEC

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. Physical Education from USAO M.S. Adaptive Special Education FHSU

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Married. Father.

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