First Grade Roars

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By First Grade Roars
The Bad Seed, The Cool Bean, The Good Egg, and The Great Eggscape are wonderful books to teach children a good message. This fun bundle will engage your students as they follow the character's journey to finding happiness. This activity pack is
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$23.00
$18.00
143
Bundle
By First Grade Roars
I am so excited to share the book A Little Spot of Kindness by Diane Alber with my first graders. Not only is this a great book for back to school, but it is also wonderful for building a positive classroom community. This activity pack has
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$7.00
202
Digital Download PDF (8.47 MB)
By First Grade Roars
Are you looking for a fun way to create memories with your students using distance learning? I have created a student of the week for distance learning in Google Slides. Not only is this in google, it is also available as a printable in black and
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Fun Stuff, Google Apps
$5.00
141
Digital Download PDF (19.45 MB)
By First Grade Roars
Enjoy the last 6 days with your students by doing end of the year themed days. This bundle contains activities for ice cream day, beach day, bubble day, circus day, camping day, and popcorn day. Your students will be so excited to come to school
Subjects:
Writing, End of Year, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Fun Stuff
$36.00
$28.00
783
Bundle
By First Grade Roars
Do you love the story of Spookley the Square Pumpkin? This activity packet is filled with your choice of comprehension strategies, writing activities and more. A shape pumpkin craft is included with different sample ideas for completion. There
Subjects:
Writing, Reading Strategies, Halloween
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, W.1.1, W.1.2
$6.50
368
Digital Download PDF (10.62 MB)
By First Grade Roars
This adorable story by Mo Willems is a perfect back to school read. I am so excited to do these activities the second day of school. There are comprehension activities, math activities, sorts, a pigeon paper topper craft and a school bus craft. It
Subjects:
Math, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.3, RL.1.9
$5.00
336
Digital Download PDF (7.40 MB)
By First Grade Roars
This author study was created using Chester's Way, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Lilly's Big Day, A Weekend with Wendell, Wemberly Worried, Sheila Rae the Brave, Julius Baby of the World, and Chrysanthemum. Students will work on the following
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Guided Reading Books
$33.00
$25.00
481
Bundle
By First Grade Roars
This unit on the rainforest includes activities to go along with six different books. The strategy in this packet focuses on the author's purpose but there are many more reading and writing strategies included. Each story comes with colorful anchor
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Environment, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Guided Reading Books, Graphic Organizers
$12.00
323
Digital Download PDF (25.64 MB)
By First Grade Roars
This fun story written by Margie Palatini is perfect for the month of December. Many reading strategies, writing connections, math games and a fun moose craft are filled in this package. Your students will just love this classic story and enjoy
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Reading Strategies, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Graphic Organizers
$6.00
357
Digital Download PDF (64.86 MB)
By First Grade Roars
Enjoy the last week of school with this fun end of the year themed day. Spend one of your last days with your students learning about bubbles! Go outside and enjoy the fresh air with a bubble experiment. Your students will LOVE this special day
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, End of Year
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
$6.00
478
Digital Download PDF (19.47 MB)
By First Grade Roars
Sneezy the Snowman is the sweetest story written by Wright. It takes you on an imaginative adventure of snowman who can't get warm. This fun rhyming book is a great story to share with your students during December and Christmas. IThis packet
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Character Education, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.4, RL.1.7, RL.1.9, RL.1.10
$5.00
230
Digital Download PDF (11.77 MB)
By First Grade Roars
This product is a bundle of 4 fairy tale units combined It is over 600+ pages and could be used over the course of an entire month. By purchasing this bundle you will receive a bonus packet to play "Guess that Fairy Tale" and display all the
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Graphic Organizers
$33.50
$26.00
258
Bundle
By First Grade Roars
This resource will be helpful for distance learning. Are you looking for some digital learning activities to work on addition and subtraction to 20? This is a bundle set of 6 different Google Slides presentations that you can send to your students
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Internet Activities, Math Centers, Google Apps
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2, 1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.C.4, 1.NBT.C.6
$8.00
67
Digital Download PDF (2.72 MB)
By First Grade Roars
Are you trying to find a way to keep your student's engaged and learning? Themed days may be just for you. I am so excited to use this digital mini SNOW THEME Day. This is a smaller version of my theme days. It provides jokes for the day, literature
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Basic Operations, Winter
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Google Apps
CCSS:
1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.2a, 1.NBT.B.2b, 1.NBT.B.2c, 1.OA.C.6, 1.G.A.1, RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RF.1.3, RF.1.3a...
$6.00
50
Digital Download PDF (36.14 MB)
By First Grade Roars
Are you looking for a great way to begin online instruction and establish your expectations? This product will help you do just that. It includes an 11 page story in google slides that you can present to your students through a google meet or zoom
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Google Apps
$6.00
70
Digital Download ZIP (56.09 MB)
By First Grade Roars
This is a bundle of 7 different Laura Numeroff stories is part of my guided reading with a purpose series. The stories included are If you Give a Mouse a Brownie, If you Give a Dog a Donut, If you Give a Moose a Muffin, If you Give a Pig a Party, If
Subjects:
Math, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Graphic Organizers
$31.50
$15.75
153
Bundle
By First Grade Roars
This resource will be helpful for distance learning. We all know students are drawn to technology! This fun resource will allow your students to practice BUILDING CVC WORDS by dragging and dropping on Google Slides. This is a perfect way to engage
Subjects:
Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Google Apps
$12.00
127
Digital Download PDF (41.86 MB)
By First Grade Roars
Would you like to teach your students about 6 different animal groups? This non-fiction unit could last you 6 or more weeks. It is filled with informational text on birds, insects, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, & fish. Each unit has
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Guided Reading Books, Nonfiction Book Study
$64.00
$51.20
239
Bundle
By First Grade Roars
Enjoy the last week of school with this fun end of the year themed day. Pack your beach towels and enjoy a day filled with beach activities. Your students will be so excited to come to school and enjoy this day with you. This unit can be used for
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Fun Stuff
$6.00
277
Digital Download PDF (52.49 MB)
By First Grade Roars
Do you love reading Leo Lionni books? This Author Study is filled with a ton of activities to go with his amazing literature. There are comprehension strategies, writing extensions and crafts. This unit can be used for distance learning and google
Subjects:
Writing, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Graphic Organizers
$10.00
300
Digital Download PDF (12.97 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching in Elementary School for 20 years. I was a fourth grade teacher for my first 3 years. Then I switched to first grade. I will probably retire in first grade.

MY TEACHING STYLE

In first grade I have students of all levels. I try to meet the needs of all of my students by doing a variety of things in the classroom. I teach guided reading in a large group and a small group setting. I incorporate the Daily 5 into my classroom as well. I try to integrate all of my subject areas on a daily basis.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I was nominated three times for Sylvania Schools "Teacher of the Year." I won Teacher of the Year in 2009 & 2016

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I attended Bowling Green State University for Undergraduate school and The University of Toledo for Graduate school.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am the mother to 15 year old triplets. I have two girls and a boy. I also have three step-children who I absolutely adore. They are 14, 17, & 19. Together my husband and I have a little girl who was born with Down Syndrome. She has changed all of our lives in the most amazing way. She is the center of our entire family, a little piece of all of us! Life is busy but I wouldn't have it any other way!

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