Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher

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By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This activity guide is FULL of engaging and hands-on opportunities for students to explore weathering, erosion, and deposition! Students will use CANDY to demonstrate how the earth's surface changes through experiments and labs. Included in the
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$5.00
540
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By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This bundle includes everything you need to scaffold your students through the constructive and destructive forces of weathering, erosion, and deposition! The activities and foldables take students beyond the basics and into critical thinking about
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Games, Cooperative Learning
$6.00
397
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By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This is a great little resource pack to enhance your earth science unit on weathering, erosion, and deposition. It will help your students understand that changes to the earth's surface CAN happen quickly when faced with FOUR types of natural
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Other (Science)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Activities, Interactive Notebooks
$4.50
326
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By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This 44 page bundle has everything you need to teach and assess your students on the three types of rocks and the rock cycle! The activities focus on sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rock - characteristics, how they are formed, where they can
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Laboratory
$6.00
283
Digital Download PDF (7.63 MB)
By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
{UPDATE - DIGITAL VERSION ADDED 5/6/2020!!!} This project is perfect to get your students engaged in your personal financial literacy unit! Often, the concepts in this unit are beyond the scope of imagination for our kiddos. This unit keeps them
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Other (Math)
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Projects, Thematic Unit Plans
$6.00
136
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By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This guide has tons of goodies and hands-on materials to teach your students about the Charters of Freedom and the creation of our great country. It's a perfect addition to your current "Celebrate Freedom" Week curriculum! With a reading component
Subjects:
Reading, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Graphic Organizers
$4.50
219
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By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
I can't even begin to tell you how much I LOVE this novel study! My students LOVED it, too! They were begging me to read every day, and I had students who do not enjoy reading find a love for it through this novel study. The activities and
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans, Novel Study
$16.00
199
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By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This guide takes the guesswork out of teaching dramas and plays in the elementary classroom! It is very simple to use, and is perfect for getting your students to think critically about dramas and plays in a creative, unique way! Included in the
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Reading, Drama
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
$6.00
132
Digital Download PDF (3.42 MB)
By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
Have fun using an engaging picture book to teach your students all the features of procedural text with this COMPREHENSIVE unit! You will need a copy of Cook-a-Doodle-Doo by Susan Stevens Crummel to use as a read-aloud. Students will also be
Subjects:
Reading, Cooking, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Assessment
$5.00
143
Digital Download PDF (2.68 MB)
By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
{UPDATED 7/2020 - DIGITAL VERSION NOW INCLUDED!} This comprehensive unit is everything you need to teach and assess your students on the 13 colonies and the colonization of America! And it now includes a DIGITAL VERSION of the resource!*All
Subjects:
U.S. History, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Assessment
$16.50
148
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By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This fun resource guide is perfect for teaching poetry analysis while incorporating an author study of Shel Silverstein! It is part of a mega-resource 3-4-week teaching guide on poetry analysis, including music and song lyrics, that you can find
Subjects:
Reading, Other (ELA), Poetry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Minilessons, Printables
$4.00
139
Digital Download PDF (1.89 MB)
By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This resource guide has everything you need to enhance and supplement your literature units with meaningful foldables and assessments that are engaging and fun. It is a great, hands-on approach to helping your students retain information while
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Minilessons, Graphic Organizers
$12.00
112
Digital Download PDF (8.75 MB)
By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
{UPDATED DIGITAL RESOURCE - DISCOUNTED DURING DISTANCE LEARNING!!!} You are set for the school year with this building words guide, whether you create a station, do a weekly lesson with your students, or assign it digitally! The big word for each
Subjects:
Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$16.00
$12.00
93
Digital Download ZIP (224.56 MB)
By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
{UPDATED TO INCLUDE A DIGITAL RESOURCE - AVAILABLE AT A DISCOUNTED PRICE DURING DISTANCE LEARNING!!!} This resource guide is perfect for teaching poetry analysis to your students (printable through Adobe PDF and digital version in Google Slides)!
Subjects:
Reading, Music, Poetry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
$12.00
$10.00
137
Digital Download ZIP (76.18 MB)
By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This resource & activity pack includes EVERYTHING you need to instruct and assess your students on both complete and incomplete metamorphosis! All materials are compatible with interactive notebooks, too! Included in the pack: *Teacher
Subjects:
Environment, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Graphic Organizers
$4.00
132
Digital Download PDF (2.69 MB)
By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This little bundle is a perfect addition to supplement and enhance your fossils fuels curriculum. It is interactive and informative, with plenty of materials for interactive science notebooks. Included in the guide are: *Teacher User Guide,
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Laboratory
$4.00
85
Digital Download PDF (3.81 MB)
By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This novel study guide has EVERYTHING you need (and more) to complete a comprehensive analysis of the novel Holes by Louis Sachar! The activities are engaging, and cover a variety of skills. Your students will use higher order thinking throughout
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Novel Study
$16.00
88
Digital Download PDF (6.54 MB)
By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This unit of study focuses on elements of mysteries, and this comprehensive bundle is PERFECT and versatile enough to use with any novel or picture book in the mystery genre! Students will be introduced to the elements of a mystery, with a focus
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Literature Circles
$3.50
92
Digital Download PDF (4.93 MB)
By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This little bundle is a perfect addition to supplement your alternative energy curriculum. It is interactive and informative, with plenty of materials for interactive science notebooks. Included in the guide are: *Teacher User Guide, including
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Assessment
$4.00
80
Digital Download PDF (6.35 MB)
By Courtney Schermerhorn - Mommy is a Teacher
This unit is the perfect addition to your science curriculum on reflection and refraction! It is completely compatible with interactive notebooks. Included in the bundle:Detailed teacher instructions embedded throughout;FOUR labs to activate prior
Subjects:
Other (Science), General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Interactive Notebooks
$4.00
85
Digital Download PDF (8.29 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've been teaching for more than a decade, with all "makes and models" of students. I've worked in three schools, all of different socioeconomic status. I am a general education teacher, but I am the collaborative teacher on my grade level, so I co-teach with my special education partner.

MY TEACHING STYLE

First and foremost, I make sure my students know I love them. We are silly, but know when to be serious. Every item I create is something I use, or have used, in my classroom. My philosophy in creating lessons or activities is that every item should teach the skill thoroughly, give opportunities to reteach, and have the ability to enrich. I love and use the cute stuff, but I am more interested in making sure my students are learning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Nominated for Teacher of the Year - 2009-2010, 2014-2015

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

University of Texas at Austin - Bachelor of Arts (English) University of Texas at San Antonio (post-baccalaureate teacher's certification)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have three children, four dogs, and four cats. I love reading, writing, running, cycling, swimming, theater, singing, cooking, and photography. I even have a tiny photography business that I love!

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