Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text

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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
Begin the year with this team-building project which has been updated for distance learning. Teachers can assess students ability to work together, complete a project, reflect on the lesson, and redesign it to achieve faster results. Saving Fred
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.6, CCRA.W.7
$3.00
465
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
Use Dr. Seuss's Book, "The Sneetches" to teach students about presentation skills, point of view, theme, and just plain good literature. Your students will love working hard to both the Plain Bellies and the Star Bellies point of view, as well as
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Multimedia, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.5.6, RL.5.7, SL.5.2
$4.25
78
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
This easy-to-do experiment allows students to determine the amount of water and soap needed to create the tornado. The foldable helps students organize their thinking and record their results. There is also a reflection piece and an extra writing
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Writing-Expository, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Fun Stuff, PowerPoint Presentations
$2.50
26
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
Federal, State, and Local Governments are made simple for your students with this power point. I use the first part of the power point after the students learn about the constitution in the fall, and then show the whole thing in the spring when
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Elections - Voting, Student Council
Grades:
8th, 9th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, GATE, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
47
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
Students learn about design, teamwork, and precision as they work together to engineer a castle. Students are introduced to various European castles and blueprints to give them background knowlege for this STEM/STEAM activity. This presentation
Subjects:
Oral Communication, European History, Engineering
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Cultural Activities, Activities
$2.50
18
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
Use part or all of this Close Reading activity. I'll use it in the beginning of the year since many of my students play soccer. I created this unit because I was inspired by the World Cup this summer, and know my students will love learning about
Subjects:
Geography, Social Studies - History, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Posters, Printables
$3.50
35
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
Teaching "Themes" seemed really difficult until I found some great examples on pinterest. I just finished a unit with my 5th graders, and here it is:* Examples of Theme with definitions* Frames for using "Evidence from the Text"* Foldables that can
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Minilessons
$2.75
45
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
Combine the study of space with research and clear note-taking instruction, to teach your students step-by-step Essay Writing. Your students will love learning about our solar system. Included are the links for 6 NASA videos, as well as all updated
Subjects:
Science, Astronomy, Writing-Expository
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Scaffolded Notes, Research, PowerPoint Presentations
$2.00
16
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
This game is designed similar to the old fashioned "Cootie" came. Students roll 2 dice (for addition practice), and attach colored snap cubes according to the sum of the 2 dice. There are 6 different snap cube sea animals: sea turtle, seahorse,
Subjects:
Math, Science
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
$3.00
6
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
This four page web-quest features general information on trout, the internal & external anatomy, and information on 9 different species of trout. The web-quest is a "no-prep" activity. Just print the pages and have your students go to the
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
8th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Webquests, Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.50
19
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
Studying about sea life? Raising Trout in the Classroom? Then this product is for you. This project was part of a Service Learning Experience my students had when they raised trout in the classroom.Students research trout and put their research into
Subjects:
Science, Environment, Writing-Expository
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Minilessons, Research, Printables
$2.50
17
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
Students create a foldable landform book to learn about Earth's landforms. Each layered page is stacked and shaped according to its features. On the back of each page is a map with corresponding features for both Earth and California
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Visual Arts
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Activities, Minilessons
$3.00
12
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
This STEAM/STEM activity will WOW both students and parents, as students plan their candle design, create the colored salt, and then make the candle. A foldable booklet helps students reflect on this project. S= Science: understand the difference
Subjects:
Physical Science, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
8th, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, PowerPoint Presentations
$2.00
16
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
The New Horizons spacecraft which launched in 2006 has just flown past Pluto and created enormous enthusiam. Your students will go crazy when they view Pluto for the first time with this powerpoint. As new images are sent back to Earth from the
Subjects:
Science, Astronomy, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Scaffolded Notes, Cooperative Learning, PowerPoint Presentations
$8.00
$7.00
9
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
Students learn about Sea Turtles in this vivid PowerPoint lesson. The lesson includes links to video clips to showcase sea turtles in their natural environment. After the lesson students pair up to play a turtle game as they practice addition skills
Subjects:
Math, Science
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Games, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
4
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
The February Reading Room will contain a total of 6 different reading rooms that can be uploaded into your Google Classrooms:Black History Month Groundhog Day Kindness Feelings Jump Rope for a Healthy Heart Valentine's Day Healthy Habits Bonus
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, EBooks, Internet Activities
$10.50
$7.50
1
Bundle
By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
Research should not be a long drawn out process. Research should be fun, interesting, and easy to demonstrate what the student has learned. (It should also be easy to grade.) This mini lesson is designed to be done in two short settings. Day 1:
Subjects:
Science, Writing-Expository, Winter
Grades:
8th, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Internet Activities, Research, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.W.6, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.W.8
$26.50
$20.00
6
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
There will be at 18 Reading Rooms added to this bundle. Each Reading Room has a minimum of 15 eBook links to Epic and You Tube read aloud books. You will receive a pdf of the Reading Rooms as well as a copy of each Reading Room on Slides, so you may
Subjects:
Literature, Holidays/Seasonal, Informational Text
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
EBooks, Internet Activities, Research
$34.00
$17.00
Bundle
By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
This is an experiment/craftivity that will dazzle your students, as they create a physical change with both the salt and the candle wax. You can use any container to layer the colored salt, but I use baby food jars. I just collect them from my
Subjects:
Physical Science, Science, Native Americans
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.50
9
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By Digging Deep to Soar Beyond the Text
This seasonal bundle is loaded with Christmas Rooms and National Days that will inspire readers of all ages to dig into reading during the holiday season. Pair this with the Bonus Snowman Holiday Reading Charts and you have a Winning Winter
Subjects:
Literature, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Independent Work Packet, EBooks, Internet Activities
$18.00
$12.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

35 years teaching experience: I started out with no background knowledge in Science ~ so that was my first priority to learn. Now science is my favorite subject!!! Every child who leaves my class loves science.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Project Based: I always have 2-3 projects going.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

n/a

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I went to Fresno Pacific University for my BA & teaching credential. I have just completed my masters thesis.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am a sand collector. If I find out that you are traveling somewhere, I'll probably ask you for a scoop of sand. I use the sand in the "best" science lessons ever! I can't wait to upload some of those lessons.

GRADES

PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Staff, Not Grade Specific

SUBJECTS

English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Basic Operations, Fractions, Measurement, Other (Math), Science, Anatomy, Astronomy, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environment, Physics, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Civics, Elections - Voting, Government, Native Americans, U.S. History, European History, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Arts), Physical Education, Computer Science - Technology, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Health, Other (Specialty), Art, Astronomy, Sports Management, Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation, Math Test Prep, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Life Skills, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Economics , Character Education, Instructional Technology, General Science, Physical Science, Library Skills, Cooking, Writing, Study Skills, Writing, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, Dance, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, Decimals, Black History Month, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, Products For TpT Sellers, Tools for Common Core, Earth Day, For All Subjects, Summer, Informational Text, Student Council, End of Year, Engineering, Close Reading, Women's History Month, Classroom Community, Hispanic Heritage Month

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