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These are recipes for making eatable rocks; basically cookies or bars that resemble the three types of rocks: igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic. Kids love to cook and tying this hands on activity to a science unit makes it more fun. The
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This is a fun activity to use at the end of the year, for a substitute, for a filler, for a party, etc. This activity can be used at the end of 2nd grade, for 3rd and 4th at any time, and for fun and remedial work for 5th grade. There is
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This is a comprehensive research project for 4th graders to do. This will be presented by students in a fun and artistic way while including a great deal of information on places in California, such as missions, big cities, state parks, national
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Students love Mad Libs! I created this one for Halloween and tested it out on a 4th grade class. They loved it! It's a great filler or fun treat for a good day of working in class. With the emphasis on English grammar in language arts, this is also
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This lesson is based on using an active learning model when studying the three branches of government of the United States. The class will work in groups to create "laws" or rules for the classroom with most being in the school Congress. The
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Individual lesson from my booklet, Great Artistic Kids, featuring the art of Michaelangelo. Biographical information included as well as a picture of one of his famous paintings. Art project directions for kids to mimic Michaelangelo's art style as
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This is a Mad Lib using the poem/story, "The Night Before Christmas." It is a long selection so the Mad Lib is long also. I have included a worksheet for students to use before the Mad Lib is done. A teacher may wish to review the parts of speech,
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This project is a cumulative project for students studying the different tribes which lived in California. There are many activities which students may choose to do to earn a grade in social studies. I also included the contest format which I used
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This is a cumulative project for students after they have done the social studies unit on the twenty-one California missions. There are eleven choices of activities for student evaluation, from research, drama, cooking, artistic expression,
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Individual lesson from my booklet, Great Artistic Kids, featuring the art of Henri Matisse. Biographical information included as well as a picture of one of his famous paintings. Art project directions for kids to mimic Matisse's art style as well
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Individual lesson from my booklet, Great Artistic Kids, featuring the art of Georges Seurat. Biographical information included as well as a picture of one of his famous paintings. Art project directions for kids to mimic Seurat's art style as well
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In almost every grade level, there is a social studies lesson on taxes, which is not an easy concept for young students. My lesson is interactive with the students participating. Everyone who earns money must pay taxes, so I've set up a money
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This packet has seven activities that I've used on the first day of teaching 4th graders. There is a letter for students to read (you'll have to personalize that), an activity to help students to get to know one another, a following directions
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Individual lesson from my booklet, Great Artistic Kids, featuring the art of Mary Cassatt. Biographical information included as well as a picture of one of his famous paintings. Art project directions for kids to mimic Cassatt's art style as well
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This project covers the geography, history, and cultural aspects of the 4th grade social studies standards. To evaluate students without testing, there are many activities that students can do for credit. There is a point system for grading and
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This activity is a combination of poetry writing and visual art. Students learn to write about color with descriptions that catch the reader's imagination. After creating the poem of a chosen color, a collage is made with items of the same color.
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Individual lesson from my booklet, Great Artistic Kids, featuring the art of Georgia O'Keeffe. Biographical information included as well as a picture of one of his famous paintings. Art project directions for kids to mimic O'Keeffe's art style as
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Individual lesson from my booklet, Great Artistic Kids, featuring the art of Eric Carle. Biographical information included as well as a picture of one of his famous paintings. Art project directions for kids to mimic Carle's art style as well as a
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Teach your students about great artists from the art periods of the Renaissance to the Post Impressionists. This booklet includes some biographical information for each of the thirteen artists presented, with three levels of information. You can
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I have compiled a list of 150 journal prompts for students in 7th-12th grades. Students in junior high and high school often do journal writing and the prompts can have more depth and controversy than those given to elementary students. Focus for
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I began teaching Montessori preschool and kindergarten. My next teaching stink was teaching the computer program to children in kindergarten through 6th grade. I then taught 4th grade for thirteen years.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands on

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Girl Scout Leader of the Year Honor Roll in school

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in psychology at the University of California, Davis with a minor in human development Fifth year of college spent learning and interning through College of Notre Dame in the Montessori Method. Received my American Montessori teaching certificate. Completed CA credential work at CA State University, Sacramento Received78 units of post graduate credit in education classes through the University of San Diego. Received my CA Life Credential in Early Childhood Education Received a CA Multiple Subject credential Received the CA credential based on education in CLAD courses

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Owned, administrated, and taught in my own Montessori preschool/kindergarten for ten years. Taught the computer education program for kindergarten through 6th grade at the current school for 7 years. Taught 4th grade for thirteen years. Coach for Oral Interpretation Festival for 15 years. Plan and carry out the overnight field trip for all 4th grade students every spring at Sierra Outdoor School.

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