Brooke Shannon

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Brooke Shannon
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By Brooke Shannon
Create a habitat with your students! This packet will help you teach your kiddos about habitats. It features soil observation, worm observation, soil layer activity, and a glossary of important terms! Enjoy! **NOW UPDATED: includes teacher
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Physical Science
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
W.1.8
$4.00
35 ratings
4.0
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By Brooke Shannon
Help students learn to recount (summarize) stories and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. This product includes 18 activities for helping students learn to recount, or summarize, stories. This lesson corresponds to Common Core
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Handouts, Homework, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
31 ratings
4.0
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By Brooke Shannon
Help students learn to retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson. This product includes 7 posters to help students use the story Little Red Riding Hood to retell another story. This
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
$3.00
16 ratings
3.9
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By Brooke Shannon
For use with students in your non-fiction writing unit. Pages included: -Research gathering page -Table of Contents -How To -Diagram Page -Generic Writing Pages Goes along with Common Core Standards: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.7 Participate in shared
Subjects:
General Science, Writing, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Brooke Shannon
Help students learn to describe characters. This product includes 5 posters with examples of characters and traits they possess. This product also includes a worksheet where students can create posters for other characters or themselves. Common
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
$2.50
8 ratings
4.0
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By Brooke Shannon
This unit is great during September. It has many activities that are perfect for warm-ups in both literacy and math. This will get students thinking about addition, subtraction, reading & writing. The following Common Core Standards
Subjects:
Reading, Basic Operations, Writing
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
1.MD.C.4, 1.OA.C.6, RF.1.1a, RF.1.3
$2.50
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Brooke Shannon
**UPDATED!!** 65 great borders and backgrounds to use in your resources!
Subjects:
Other (Arts), For All Subject Areas, Products For TpT Sellers
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, ...
Types:
By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Brooke Shannon
This product includes 21 full color Christmas themed images. Clip Art Includes: 7 Christmas Backgrounds 1 Full Color Christmas Banner Set 3 Full Color Ornaments 6 Full Color Gifts 2 Full Color Bows 1 Full Color Christmas Tree 1 Full Color Set of
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Winter
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Clip Art, By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Brooke Shannon
Help students learn to read high frequency words using this product. Six levels included. Each level includes a list of words and sentences using the high frequency words. These sentences can be used to practice fluency in addition to reinforcing
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables, Literature Circles
$2.50
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By Brooke Shannon
Create books with your students. Add cute covers to make take-home gifts for moms and dads!
Subjects:
Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Handwriting
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Projects, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
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By Brooke Shannon
This product includes 21 full color Christmas themed images. Clip Art Includes: 7 Christmas Backgrounds 1 Full Color Christmas Banner Set 3 Full Color Ornaments 6 Full Color Gifts 2 Full Color Bows 1 Full Color Christmas Tree 1 Full Color Set of
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Winter
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Clip Art, By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers
$3.00
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By Brooke Shannon
Help students learn to recount stories and determine their central message, lesson, or moral. This product includes a worksheet to help students think about the important parts of a story, so they can write it down. This lesson corresponds to
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Literature Circles
FREE
7 ratings
4.0
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By Brooke Shannon
Help students learn to ask and answer questions about their reading. These cards are a quick check-in with students to see if they are understanding the story they are reading. Students can use the cards independently or with an adult. After
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Games, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
3 ratings
3.5
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By Brooke Shannon
This worksheet can be used to teach children to identify the main idea and key details of a nonfiction piece. I use it with short nonfiction articles. This activity corresponds to Common Core State Standard: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.2 Identify the
Subjects:
Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Handouts, Homework, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
10 ratings
4.0
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By Brooke Shannon
These are great to laminate and add to your book baskets. Also included: Mini-Labels for Books to create stickers to add to each book inside the book basket here: All images taken from google images. No copyright was intentionally broken.
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
FREE
2 ratings
4.0
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By Brooke Shannon
These mini-labels go along with my Labels for Books {cute} file. See http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Labels-for-Book-Baskets-cute for basket labels! Directions: Print on labels Avery Standard 5160 or any equivalent brand.
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
FREE
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By Brooke Shannon
Just a few activities to get your students to think about the Earth on Earth Day!
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Earth Day
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Projects, Printables
FREE
2 ratings
4.0
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By Brooke Shannon
Create a journal of vocabulary terms with your students! This will help students keep track of their vocabulary terms and make meaning of new words.
Subjects:
Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
6 ratings
4.0
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By Brooke Shannon
This book is great for students to complete at the end of the year so they can record all their memories and likes/dislikes at this age. The cover can be laminated to make an adorable keepsake that students will treasure for years to come. There
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Summer
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.00
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By Brooke Shannon
Use these half sheets of paper to write letters with your students! They are free!
Subjects:
Writing, Handwriting
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
4 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my 7th year teaching. I taught third grade for three years and am in my fourth year of teaching first grade. I feel lucky to wake up every morning and go to a job I adore. To find out more about my teaching, please visit my blog at: http://hopintofirst.blogspot.com/

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Those Who Excel Award Winner 2011

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University of Illinois: Undergraduate degree in Elementary Education Concordia University: current student completing a Masters in Educational Technology

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