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By Courtney Alkek
History of Thanksgiving Reading Passage contains 10 multiple choice questions covering:Multiple Meaning WordsInferringMain IdeaSequencingProblem and SolutionCompare and ContrastContext CluesText StructureSummarizing STAAR and Common Core Aligned
Subjects:
U.S. History, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.5.1, RI.5.2...
$2.50
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By Courtney Alkek
Expository Text Structures Unit **Covers six main structures: Cause and Effect Sequencing Problem and Solution Description Question and Answer Compare and Contrast ** Ten days of lesson plans and activities including end of unit assessment
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.5, RI.3.8, RI.3.9, RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.5, RI.4.6...
$5.00
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By Courtney Alkek
Great handout to give parents at meet the teacher, open house or conferences. Questions to help deeper their child's comprehension.
Subjects:
Literature, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
For Parents, Handouts, Other
FREE
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By Courtney Alkek
300 UNIQUE AND ENGAGING WRITING PROMPTS FOR THE ENTIRE SCHOOL YEAR. These are prompts for all 12 months so no matter what your school calendar looks like you won't be left out. This zip file includes separate files for each month for easy
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
W.1.1, W.1.2, W.1.3, W.2.1, W.2.2, W.2.3, W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3, W.3.4, W.4.1...
$14.00
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By Courtney Alkek
Struggle to come up with daily writing prompts that engage your students? Writing Everyday gives you a fun writing prompt for every day of the month. Prompts vary in topics and writing type (persuasive, narrative, imaginative, expository, how-to)
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$6.00
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By Courtney Alkek
Personal narrative revision station posters based on Gretchen Barnabei's book "Crunchtime."
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Creative Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Posters, Activities, Printables
$2.00
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By Courtney Alkek
Struggle to come up with daily writing prompts that engage your students? Writing Everyday gives you a fun writing prompt for every day of the month. Prompts vary in topics and writing type (persuasive, narrative, imaginative, expository, how-to)
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
W.1.1, W.1.2, W.1.3, W.2.1, W.2.2, W.2.3, W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3, W.4.1, W.4.2...
$6.00
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By Courtney Alkek
Do you struggle to come up with daily writing prompts that engage your students? Writing Everyday gives you a fun writing prompt for every day of the month. Prompts vary in topics and writing type (persuasive, narrative, imaginative, expository,
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
W.1.1, W.1.2, W.1.3, W.2.1, W.2.2, W.2.3, W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3, W.3.4, W.4.1...
$6.00
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By Courtney Alkek
This bundle includes my Thanksgiving Writing Prompts and History of Thanksgiving Reading Passage. Includes:History of Thanksgiving Passage10 STAAR/Common Core Aligned Multiple Choice QuestionsAnswer KeyFive Thanksgiving Themed Writing
Subjects:
Writing, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Test Prep, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.8, RI.3.9, RI.3.10, RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3...
$5.00
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By Courtney Alkek
Do you struggle to come up with daily writing prompts that engage your students? Writing Everyday gives you a fun writing prompt for every day of the month. Prompts vary in topics and writing type (persuasive, narrative, imaginative, expository,
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4
$6.00
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By Courtney Alkek
Short passage over Chinese New Year and its traditions. Five STAAR/Common Core aligned multiple choice questions.
Subjects:
Asian Studies, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Printables
FREE
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By Courtney Alkek
Included is a different Thanksgiving writing prompt for each type of writing. -Expository -Personal Narrative -Imaginative Narrative -How-To -Persuasive Graphic organizers, Thinking Maps and coordinated stationary included for each prompt.
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Printables
CCSS:
W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.6, W.4.1, W.4.2, W.4.3, W.4.4, W.4.5...
$3.50
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By Courtney Alkek
Start the year off with great parent communication! This bundle includes: 3 Different Binder Cover Designs Beginning of the year letter and form for parent information Getting to know your child form Student Information Form Classroom Parent
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
For Parents, Professional Documents, Classroom Forms
$3.00
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By Courtney Alkek
St. Patrick's Day Writing Prompts include: -Five different writing prompts (expository, narrative, how-to, imaginative, and persuasive) -Custom graphic organizers/Thinking Maps for each prompt -Custom stationary for each prompt -Editing and
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Writing, St. Patrick's Day
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$3.00
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By Courtney Alkek
The Prove It Folder is a great resource to track students mastery of the common core standards. Each page contains one 4th grade ELA standard, students are to work through their folder at their own pace as standards are taught or understood. They
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Reading
Grades:
4th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.5, RL.4.6, RL.4.7, RL.4.8, RL.4.9, RL.4.10, RI.4.1...
$5.00
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By Courtney Alkek
Four short passages with 5 questions each over Hanukkah, Christmas, Chinese New Year and Kwanzaa. TEKS and Common Core aligned. Great for morning work, homework or weekly assessments.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5...
$4.00
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By Courtney Alkek
Banking on Behavior is a conduct reward and discipline system based on a classroom economic system. This system reflects real life situations and relevance for students. Students will use the monthly banking system to document the learning
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Simulations, Handouts, Printables
$5.00
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By Courtney Alkek
The Prove It Folder is a great resource to track students mastery of the common core standards. Each page contains one 4th grade math standard, students are to work through their folder at their own pace as standards are taught or understood.
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
4th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
4.MD.A.1, 4.MD.A.2, 4.MD.A.3, 4.MD.B.4, 4.MD.C.5, 4.MD.C.5a, 4.MD.C.5b, 4.MD.C.6, 4.MD.C.7, 4.NBT.A.1, 4.NBT.A.2...
$5.00
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By Courtney Alkek
Guide and resources to setting up the writing process in your classroom! Instructions and tips on how to use the cup and popsicle system in your classroom to help students follow the writing process. Also Includes: Labels Poster Checklist
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Bulletin Board Ideas, Other
CCSS:
W.2.5, W.2.6, W.3.5, W.3.6, W.4.5, W.4.6
$1.50
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By Courtney Alkek
Kindergarten Homework Menu Gives students options for each night in Reading and Math Great for the end of the year!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Homework
FREE
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught one year in Kindergarten and Third Grade each. This is my second year teaching 4th grade Reading, Language Arts and Social Studies (Texas History). I love 4th grade and everything ELA!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love hands-on, creative activities that allow students to think outside the box!

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies

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