Candace Quester

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By Candace Quester
This is a simple cut and paste project that I use with my animals in winter unit. The children enjoyed making a sleeping bear, and adding a "dream bubble" to show what the bear is dreaming about. **If you purchase the Animals in Winter Poem pack
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Winter
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Projects, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
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By Candace Quester
A cute and simple project to accompany the wonderful "Tacky the Penguin" books by Helen Lester. Materials Needed: Black, white, and orange construction paper, crayons, scissors, glue.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Winter
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Bulletin Board Ideas, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
$2.00
201
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By Candace Quester
Just a cute little owl valentine craft. I updated the file to include tracers that can be cut out, or printed from a printer onto colored paper! Enjoy!
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Winter, Valentine's Day
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities
$1.50
119
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By Candace Quester
These worksheets were created to align with the sight words or high frequency words commonly found in the first eight levels of text (A-H) for beginning readers. Students read the word, write the word, and then make the word by gluing letter tiles.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets
$3.00
83
Digital Download ZIP (0.82 MB)
By Candace Quester
This download includes: Original poem Poem in emergent reader Poem with missing words Make a Sentence Center (2) Editing Worksheets (2) Earth Day Super Hero Craft/ Writing Project Parts of Speech Sort Parts of Speech Silly Sentences Reduce - Reuse
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Environment, Spring
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans, Printables
$4.50
43
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By Candace Quester
This download includes an original poem perfect for an ocean theme and corresponding worksheets, activities, and crafts, including: Original Poem Poem in Class Book Poem in Emergent Reader Poem Missing Words Make a Sentence (2) Editing Worksheets
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Science, Poetry
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
55
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By Candace Quester
In my classroom I dedicate my Morning Message on Fridays for editing. The students then independently edit a simple sentence for capitalization, punctuation, and correct spelling in short vowel words and sight words. The students circle errors and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Printables
$5.00
$4.00
56
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By Candace Quester
This download includes an original poem about Animals in Winter and corresponding activities for a unit on animals in winter including: Original poem Poem in Class Book Poem in Emergent Reader Poem with missing words Make a Sentence (2) Editing
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Poetry, Winter
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.00
36
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By Candace Quester
This download includes flashcards, worksheets, teacher forms and parent information to teach and assess math facts to 10. It was designed to use with a first grade classroom, with common core standards emphasizing the fluency of math facts through
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Mental Math
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Unit Plans, Assessment, Flash Cards
$10.00
61
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By Candace Quester
A fun way to celebrate Memorial Day, Flag Day, or Patriots day! A simple craft that can be printed onto colored paper from your printer or traced from the template to make tracers.
Subjects:
Other (Arts), Presidents' Day, Summer
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Minilessons, Printables
$2.00
34
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By Candace Quester
This download includes 2 original poems (one a shortened version) and corresponding activities for a back to school unit including: Original Poem-2 versions Poem in Class Book Poem in Emergent Reader Poem Missing Words Make a Sentence (2) Editing
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Back to School, Poetry
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.50
21
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By Candace Quester
This download includes an original space poem and corresponding activities for a space unit including: - Original Poem - Poem in an emergent reader - Poem with missing words - Make a Sentence Center - Syllable Sort - Editing Worksheets - Writing
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Science, Poetry
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$5.00
$4.50
31
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By Candace Quester
A cute, quick, and easy craft to make with your students! Just cut and glue to create a countdown to Christmas. Each day the children will cut off one piece of Santa's beard, to count the days until the big day!
Subjects:
Numbers, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
20
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By Candace Quester
*Emergent Reader & Corresponding Word-Work Activities* Emergent reader featuring the words “look,” “at,” and “the”. "Look at the turkey". Cut up sentence worksheets (4) - Students cut out the words and glue them to make a sentence. Sight word
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
28
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By Candace Quester
Super cute Valentine's Day mailboxes made from cereal boxes. They can easily attach to the back of student's chairs with rubber bands! I have included all the tracers, a variety of hair style tracers for both boys and girls, as well as complete
Subjects:
Arts, Valentine's Day
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$2.00
27
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By Candace Quester
This download includes 8 different fall-themed worksheets, perfect for literacy centers. Students will use a cut-up sentence to create a sentence, illustrate and write the sentence, and practice sight words. I have found these are perfect for
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.00
15
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By Candace Quester
SafariThemed Center Groups, Signs, and Behavior Management System -Full page color and animal coded center group signs- laminate to be able to change children's group, or use velcro/sticky putty to easily move student's names -Small cards with
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
22
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By Candace Quester
These worksheets were created to align with the sight words or high frequency words commonly found in the second half of the first grade reading level texts (F-J) Students read the word, write the word, and then make the word by gluing letter tiles.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets
$3.00
14
Digital Download ZIP (0.84 MB)
By Candace Quester
This download includes 10 pages of short vowel picture sorts, with five different sorting worksheets and pictures to match. Children will sort the pictures by their vowel sound, and then stretch the word out to record the beginning, middle and end
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.50
13
Digital Download PDF (0.68 MB)
By Candace Quester
Gingerbread themed emergent reader books that have a simple pattern and focus on beginning sight words, along with corresponding sight word activities that I like to use during center time! - 2 different emergent readers featuring sight words: my,
Subjects:
Reading, Spelling, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$4.00
12
Digital Download PDF (0.99 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my seventh year of teaching, I've taught both kindergarten and first grade!

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I got my Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from SUNY Geneseo in 2006, and my Master's in Special Education at Nazareth College in 2010.

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