Colleen Alaniz

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By Colleen Alaniz
(Partially Editable- You can add your own questions.) Incorporate Bloom's Taxonomy language and questioning in your daily lessons with this set of Bloom's Button Question Cards. Great to use with any fictional read aloud. Have students take a
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables
$5.00
3142 ratings
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By Colleen Alaniz
NOTE: These headers are NOT editable. The header titles were created with clip art and not a font. This makes it impossible to make the titles editable. These headers now come in 3 variations: Objectives, Learning Goals, and Learning Targets.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables
$5.00
1205 ratings
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By Colleen Alaniz
Math Punch Cards are included for numbers 0-12 for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. There are also 3 mixed reviews included for each operation. These cards are a simple way to track your students' mastery of their math facts.
Subjects:
Basic Operations
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Math Centers
$6.00
486 ratings
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By Colleen Alaniz
This resource is designed to be used as a tool for Guided Reading. It is a quick reference guide to give you an idea of a few reading behaviors you should expect to see at each of the Fountas and Pinnell reading levels. The file has been updated
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables
$4.50
540 ratings
4.0
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By Colleen Alaniz
(Partially Editable- You can add your own questions.) Incorporate Bloom's Taxonomy language and questioning in your daily lessons with this set of Bloom's Button Question Cards. Great to use with any nonfiction read aloud. Have students take a
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables
$5.00
546 ratings
4.0
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By Colleen Alaniz
Comprehension Skills/Strategies- The large ice-cream cone makes a fantastic visual in the classroom. There are a total of 15 skills and strategies included in this set. There is also a mini scoop page containing all the scoops, so students can
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Classroom Forms
$5.50
458 ratings
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By Colleen Alaniz
10 bright, colorful parts of speech posters for the classroom. - noun - pronoun - proper noun (just added) - verb - adjective - adverb - preposition - conjunction - interjection - article (just added) Each poster contains a student friendly
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$4.00
323 ratings
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By Colleen Alaniz
A teacher and student friendly poetry unit that will make learning about poetry a simple and fun learning experience for students. There are a total of 12 poem templates and a description page for each of the poem types. The pages can simply get
Subjects:
Poetry
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Minilessons, Printables
$5.00
235 ratings
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By Colleen Alaniz
This chart models for students the expectations for both writing and illustrating. I trimmed the pages and attached to colored cardstock to frame the pages. The images are in black and white, so that you can model authentic coloring for the 3
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Rubrics
$2.00
291 ratings
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By Colleen Alaniz
A Fun-Filled Love Monster Activity for Valentine's Day. Students will design their own Love Monster using the provided monster patterns. Activity also includes: * I Monstrously Love... Heart Writing Template (with/without lines) younger students
Subjects:
Valentine's Day
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Printables
$2.50
236 ratings
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By Colleen Alaniz
Students can write a book blurb to earn book bucks in the classroom. This packet contains: * Book Bucks- $1, $5, $10, $20, $50 (The money is a black-line master, so you can copy it on your choice of paper/cardstock. This will also save on color
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Classroom Forms
$3.50
179 ratings
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By Colleen Alaniz
(Partially Editable- You can add your own questions.) Incorporate Bloom's Taxonomy language and questioning in your daily lessons with this set of Bloom's Button Question Cards. Great to use with any fictional read aloud. Have students take a
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables
$5.00
54 ratings
4.0
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By Colleen Alaniz
A one page biography printable that can be used with any biography.
Subjects:
Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Research, Printables
$0.99
118 ratings
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By Colleen Alaniz
A set of 4 literacy activities to accompany the heart warming story, Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli. Fun-filled activities to go along with a great Valentine's Day read aloud. Included: Character Traits Activity Story
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Valentine's Day
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers
$1.50
132 ratings
4.0
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By Colleen Alaniz
If you are looking for adorable monsters...this is for you! This monster themed set includes: - Classroom Mon-Star Sign - Monster Folder Cover: Monsters Organize Neatly So That Everything's Ready - Welcome Banner - Voice Level Chart (2 versions) -
Subjects:
Specialty, Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables
$8.00
142 ratings
4.0
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By Colleen Alaniz
Miss Nelson is Missing is a fun picture book by Harry Allard. Young students will find this story easy to connect to and will relate to themes such as respect, kindness, fairness, responsibility, and teamwork. This resource contains several
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
$5.00
138 ratings
4.0
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By Colleen Alaniz
This unit features fractured fairy tales with a Texas flavor. A Comparison Graphic Organizer is included and can be used to compare/contrast all of the stories below. Printable activities are included to accompany the following read alouds (The
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables
$4.00
144 ratings
4.0
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By Colleen Alaniz
These 3 posters are designed as a simple reminder for author's purpose: PERSUADE, INFORM, and ENTERTAIN.
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Posters
$1.50
150 ratings
4.0
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By Colleen Alaniz
This resource was designed to introduce little ones to How-To writing. What's Included? *Black line masters to create a How-To Steps poster (can be run on neon card stock) *How-To Make a Banana Split Writing Paper *Open Ended How-To Writing
Subjects:
Writing-Expository
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Minilessons
$2.50
113 ratings
4.0
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By Colleen Alaniz
This file contains six printables for teaching mental imagery. They can be used with any book and will add variety to your lessons. The filmstrip and snapshot pages are a great way for students to narrow in on their most vivid mental images. The
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Classroom Forms, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
$2.50
105 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a second grade teacher from the great state of Texas! I started in 4th grade, but have found my niche in second grade. I love what I do and each and every day is a brand new adventure!

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Balanced Literacy Classroom with children actively involved in the learning process! Hands and Minds on!

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Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies; Texas State Board for Educator Certification- Generalist EC-4

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