Down by the Schoolyard

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Down by the Schoolyard
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This popsicle stick bridge building activity incorporates science, mathematics, economics, engineering, and design. Step-by-Step photo tutorial and student handouts make it easy to implement in the classroom, or at home. The "Ways to
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This STEM activity involves science, engineering and collaboration. This is a great ice breaker for the beginning of the school year or for use as a mini STEM lesson any time! Students will work in small groups of 2-5. The goal is to create a
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A book commercial is a 1-2 minute student written and filmed video advertisement for a novel. Book commercials are a wonderful addition to any reading program. The best reason to incorporate them is because they encourage students to read! Book
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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH Novel Guide includes five weekly reading assignments,weekly vocabulary, weekly literary devices, weekly reading response questions, weekly investigation or activity, study guide for final, final test, final answer
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Commonly grouped with “persuasive” writing, the new Common Core refers to opinion pieces (Grades 4 & 5) or argument writing (Grade 6). The overall goal of argumentative and opinion type of writing is for students to state their opinion on a
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This culminating novel project walks teachers and students through all the steps involved in creating educational, fun & playable Hatchet inspired board games. 13 page resource includes: teacher directions, student project directions, Hatchet
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Word clouds take a string of text, whether it be single words or entire paragraphs and generate them into an array of words. These arrays can be arranged in infinite shapes, colors, fonts, and sizes. Word clouds can be generated through many free
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This culminating book project walks teachers and students through all the steps involved in creating educational, fun & playable novel inspired board games. 13 page resource includes: teacher directions, student project directions, novel
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This activity is a great ice breaker for students during the first week of school, or the beginning of a new class or group. You can play it indoors or outdoors. The only materials needed are a beach ball and permanent markers. Resource includes
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My five Back-to-School Activities bundled in one handy resource! Save 33% off the price of purchasing these activities individually. Included: Back to School Word Clouds: Turn survey information in to an informative piece of art! Back to School
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This is a great way to facilitate conversations between students getting to know each other. Great for the first week of school or the start of a new class or group. This resource contains directions and BINGO card. Enjoy!
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What is a Fridge Friend? A Fridge Friend is a foldable handout that is put onto the refrigerator for easy reference during the school year. The Fridge Friend is made by students for their parents during the first week of school. As each piece is
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Get to know your students and learn about them as writers with this back to school Introduction Letter writing assignment. Students are required to answer questions in the form of a three paragraph (five sentences each, minimum) letter. Happy
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Use candy hearts to estimate, average, and compare percentages, decimals and fractions. Provide students with a box of candy hearts, colored pencils and have fun!
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I like to have my students get to know the school library the first week of school. The more familiar they are with the layout, the more success they will have finding books they are interested in checking out for the 40 Book Challenge! This
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Made for those unfortunate times when a student must leave the room due to negative behavior, this form will give students something constructive and reflective to work on while outside of class, whether still on campus or at home. This four
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Encourage Picture-Perfect Products through Proofreading Practice! The 4 P's of Proofreading: Personally Peer Parent Pro This handout is intended for displaying as a classroom poster and/or for students to keep in their writing binders/folders
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As you have read in the book, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, the town of Chewandswallow has some very unpredictable weather! Your students will be given the opportunity to act as meteorologists and predict the weather for the next
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FREE & EDITABLE Weekly Assignment Sheet! Get those kiddos organized! Please rate this product if you found it useful. Happy teaching! Background Clip Art by: Jho Anna http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Jho-Anna
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am currently teaching 4th grade in San Diego, CA. I have taught elementary students for the past 10 years, as well as worked with K-12 homeschooled students and their families.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Facilitator, Project-Based Learning, Student-Centered Learning

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

TBA

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

University of California, Santa Barbara- BA Psychology University of California, San Diego- M.Ed & Multiple Subject Credential University of San Diego- Mobile Technology Learning Certificate

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