Dana Lester
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This booklet teaches student who runs their country, state, and local government. The students will write in the names of their country, state, and local government and write facts about them. Directions: Copy pages 3 & 4 back to back and pages
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Compound Words Multiple ways to play! ~Memory with the picture and word cards or Memory with the word cards that make the compound word ~Adjective/compound word practice worksheet ~Compound worksheet ~color and blackline masters included~ 40
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Long e (with e, ee, and ea) and short e word cards and pictures to sort. Two cut and paste activities. Table of Contents Page 3…Long e sort by e, ee, and ea Page 4… Long and short e word sort Page 5…Long and short e word cards Page 6…Long and short
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The purpose of this Power Point is to teach the difference in common and proper nouns, with a focus on the capitalization rules for proper nouns. Teaches: -special titles (Mr., Mrs. Captain, Jr., etc) -capitalization of street names -days, months,
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This powerpoint covers the following vocabulary words: wants, needs, goods, services, factory, industry, producer, consumer,and worker. There are two videos linked from Youtube. I used this with first grade but would be good for kindergarten and
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This activity pack is to be used with The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash. Page 3- Cause and effect definition cards Page 4- Blank cause and effect sheet to use as you choose. Page 5- Causes from the story with blank effect boxes Page 6- Effects to
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The book Inside A House That Was Haunted is a great one for sequencing and retelling. It is a Rebus read a loud by Alyssa Satin Capucilli. This product includes picture cards and cards with sentences from the story that can be used with both
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This power point teaches the parts of the plant. It would be great for a review or introduction to the parts of the plant. It includes slides that specifically state the lesson's objectives and reviews the learning at the end. Vocabulary: roots,
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Work on words with long a (ay, a_e, and ai) and short a. Word and picture cards to sort as well as cut and paste activities. Table of Contents Page 3…long a sort by ay, a_e, and ai Page 4… Long and short a word sort Page 5…Long a word cards Page
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This activity can be used with Treasures for 1st grade unit 1 week 5 or without. I have included word cards with words using the –nd, -st, -nt, and –nk blends to be sorted and placed on the correct mat. I have also included recording sheets for
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Students will match the 3D shape to it's name and an everyday object with that shape. The shapes included are: cube, sphere, cone, pyramid, rectangular prism, & cylinder I have also included What am I riddles with clues using the number of
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This pack includes writing prompts for the months of August through May, generic prompts for winter and spring (do not include any holiday references), and a rubric. Here's how I do it- *Fold a piece of construction paper in half. *Glue prompts to
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Clip Chart Behavior Management System For Promoting Positive Behavior Based on Clip Chart: A Simple Discipline Strategy for Promoting Positive Behavior by Rick Morris My chart has 3 colors above green and 5 below. Here are the negative colors and
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Do your students struggle with long i spellings, like i, y, and igh? Do they need practice with long and short i words? This pack has pictures and word cards to sort and catergorize. Page 3…Long i sort by i, y, and igh Page 4… Long and short i
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Cool Jobs Research Project is ready to print and send home! There is no work left for you to do! Click print, copy, and stuff in folders! The CCSS have writing, speaking, and listening components,This project hots all of them. Included:
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Do your students need help with long and short o sounds? If so, this is the activitiy pack for you! It covers long o made with ow, oa, oe, and o-consonant-e. I have included a vowel sheet for the teacher;s information and a long vowel rule poster
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This packet is a bundle of my 5 long and short vowel activities. There are word and picture cards to sort for each vowel, as well as cut and paste handouts. Each vowel has approximately 10 pages. I have included black lines and color copies of
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This Powerpoint will help your children understand that some words have multiple meanings and they must read closely to determine the appropriate meaning! Students will have the opportunity to think up multiple meanings for words such as park and
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Posters to help keep straight who goes where at the end of the day. Included in this file are bus, car, walker, day care, & after school care. If you need something else, please email me and I will send it to you- dml8609@gmail.com. Display on a
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This power point covers 4 types of clouds: cumulus, stratus, nimbus, and cirrus. A description and images are given for each. The definition of precipitation is given. Rain, snow, sleet, hail, freezing rain is discussed. There are links to two
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching since 2001. I have taught Pre-K through 2nd grade and am now an elementary school librarian.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I use and love Whole Brain Teaching!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teach of the Year for the 2012-2013 at my school!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have my undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education and my Master's in Library Science.

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I write a teaching blog called Common to the Core. I invite you to follow it and my Pinterest Boards at Dana8609.