Elaine's Brain

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Elaine's Brain
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By Elaine's Brain
This 49 slide interactive presentation is artfully designed as a compliment to your unit on Ecosystems! It is specifically tailored for the Tennessee Curriculum by McGraw Hill, but can accompany any lesson on ecosystems, habitats, biotic and abiotic
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Environment
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Assessment
$3.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Elaine's Brain
Students create a two-piece water cycle wheel using a brad. They will draw and color a picture of the stage of the water cycle in a triangular opening opposite the title of the water cycle stage. The title of the water cycle stage - collection,
Subjects:
Science, Environment, General Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Science Centers, Interactive Notebooks
$1.50
3 ratings
3.4
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By Elaine's Brain
This lesson explores the 5 life functions that organisms must perform to live. This activity is strongly aligned with the Tennessee Science curriculum. Students are engaged when they must match the picture with the life function and to create a
Subjects:
Science, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Science Centers, Interactive Notebooks
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Elaine's Brain
The holidays are upon us and this 15 page Math Project is just what you need to keep your students engaged BEFORE and AFTER Christmas. Students are sure to love this holiday math food project that allows them to plan a meal for the holidays. They
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
CCSS:
5.NBT.B.5, 5.NBT.B.7, 5.NF.A.1, 5.NF.B.6, 5.NF.B.7, 5.NF.B.7c
$4.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Elaine's Brain
Do your students have trouble writing in complete sentences or identifying a sentence from a fragment? This fun game is a great way for students to practice identifying sentences and fragments. It has a wide range of questions for students on
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Elaine's Brain
Partial products, box multiplication, area models, or distributive property are some of the terms used to describe this simpler way of teaching students to multiply. This activity packet begins with one digit by one digit and includes two digit by
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Mental Math
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Computation
CCSS:
3.NBT.A.3, 4.NBT.B.5, 5.NBT.B.5
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Elaine's Brain
Review Place Value with a fun Bingo Game. Place Value Bingo from ones to thousands comes with 30 gameboards - enough for an entire class! This follows the format of the traditional Bingo game that can be used for whole group instruction, small
Subjects:
Math, Place Value
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
CCSS:
3.NBT.A.1, 4.NBT.A.1, 5.NBT.A.1
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Elaine's Brain
A two-piece water cycle wheel with 4 elements of the water cycle is available for students to color, rotate and study the stages of the water cycle. Each stage of the water cycle contains a brief definition of the stage along with a picture of the
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Science Centers
$2.50
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By Elaine's Brain
This is the perfect first day of school game. Students love playing this game where they get to share fun facts about themselves while learning about their classmates. What are students going to do while you unpack school supplies the first day? You
Subjects:
School Counseling, Back to School, End of Year
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$1.25
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By Elaine's Brain
This Interactive Notebook active can be done with one page of paper. You have the option of using a small or a large version of the activity. The objective of this mini one lesson packet is to introduce students to positive and negative charges and
Subjects:
Physics, General Science, Physical Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Science Centers, Interactive Notebooks
FREE
1 rating
4.0
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By Elaine's Brain
This All About Me poster is an excellent beginning of the year activity. It can also be a great Student of the Month or Student of the Week poster. Use it for students to begin when they first enter the classroom those first few days of school. It
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
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By Elaine's Brain
Scoop up this decimal and fraction matching game as a fun hands on game to reinforce the concept of comparing decimals and fractions.This game includes teacher directions, 40 game cards, and an answer key that students can use to check their
Subjects:
Fractions, Mental Math, Decimals
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
CCSS:
4.NF.C.5
$2.00
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By Elaine's Brain
This is the perfect first day of school game. Students love playing this game where they get to share fun facts about themselves while learning about their classmates. What are students going to do while you unpack school supplies the first day? You
Subjects:
Life Skills, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$2.75
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By Elaine's Brain
This PowerPoint is a review of basic vocabulary on plant and animal cells.
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$1.50
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By Elaine's Brain
Your students will beg to play this fun interactive place value game. This is a fun 27-card PLACE VALUE game for the entire class called I Have, Who Has. It can be used for instruction, review or as a quick assessment. It reviews place value through
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Place Value
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
CCSS:
4.NBT.A.1, 5.NBT.A.1
$2.25
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By Elaine's Brain
Bring your study of animal adaptations to life using this cut and paste interactive activity that can be completed in one lesson. This activity will help your students learn about fun animal adaptations. There is even a place for students to
Subjects:
Science, Environment, General Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Science Centers, Interactive Notebooks
$1.50
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By Elaine's Brain
This PowerPoint is made up of 25 slides that present all parts of the Scientific Method. What is included?It includes a definition of the scientific method.-Objective of the scientific method and why we need it.-How the scientific method works
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, General Science
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Other, Assessment
$2.00
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By Elaine's Brain
Geometry Bingo is a variation of the classic Bingo game that can be used for whole group instruction, small groups, ESL groups, or quick reviews. This Geometry Bingo game will engage your students and provide an exciting and fun way to review before
Subjects:
Algebra, Geometry, Math Test Prep
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Games, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
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By Elaine's Brain
What president are they talking about? Find the missing numerator or denominator. Fill in the number and letter and discover the name of the president. President's Day Equivalent fractions is a fun way to learn fractions while becoming stronger with
Subjects:
Fractions, Numbers, Presidents' Day
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Computation, Math Centers
CCSS:
4.NF.A.1
$1.75
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By Elaine's Brain
Free Cause and Effect Worksheet with Answer Key from Elaine's Brain. There are 22 sentences or 11 pairs for students to practice identifying whether it is the cause or the effect of the pair. Students can place a C or E to identify the sentence.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Other (ELA)
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Assessment
FREE
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4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught elementary school, middle school and college.I have been an Assistant Principal at an Elementary School and a Title 1 Facilitatort.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I prefer interactive learning with hands-on learning and games where students are engaged in learning using all resources at their disposal. While teaching I like to integrate the entire curriculum.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the year 2003 and 2006. Twice featured on PAXX Television

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Degrees: Liberal Arts, Psychology, Teaching, Curriculum and Instruction, Education Specialist, and Doctor of Education. Certified to teach grades 1-8 and Highly Qualified in all subjects and Gifted Education.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Married with two adult children and three grandchildren.

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