I have 14 years teaching experience, in grades 2nd through 5th. I currently teach ELA and Social Studies to fifth graders.
I strive to create an environment that sparks curiosity and motivates my students to search for deeper understanding.
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B.A. in Elementary Education (University of Iowa) M.A. in Social and Cultural Foundations of Education (DePaul University); Stand-Out Professional Development Experiences: The Chicago Area Writing Project (Summer Institute) The Center for Teaching and Learning Internship Program (Nancy Atwell's demonstration school in Maine)
The products you see here are those I use in my classroom. I create materials that are teacher-friendly and beneficial to my students.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Specialty, Math, Other (Math), Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History, Other (ELA), Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Character Education, Word Problems, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Valentine's Day, Informational Text, Close Reading