First Grade Roars

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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
779
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
316
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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
474
Digital Download PDF (19.47 MB)
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
181
Digital Download PDF (8.47 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
300
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
471
Bundle
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
320
Digital Download PDF (64.86 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
296
Digital Download PDF (12.97 MB)
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
321
Digital Download PDF (25.64 MB)
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
274
Digital Download PDF (52.49 MB)
By First Grade Roars
Enjoy the last week of school with this fun end of the year themed day. Have this fun themed day with your students eating popcorn and watching a movie. Children will learn all about popcorn and complete popcorn related activities. Your students
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
$6.00
247
Digital Download PDF (37.91 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
97
Digital Download PDF (19.45 MB)
By First Grade Roars
This Unit was designed to teach young children about three different Native American tribes. There are booklets for the Iroquois, Sioux, and Hopi Tribes. Each booklet can be copied two per page. They come with assessment pieces and a writing page.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Native Americans, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Projects, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$10.00
237
Digital Download PDF (21.98 MB)
By First Grade Roars
Enjoy the last week of school with this fun end of the year theme day. In our room we do "themed" days for the last 2 weeks of school. Camping day is by far one of our favorites! We build campfires, eat s'mores and spend the day doing the
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, End of Year
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
$6.00
267
Digital Download PDF (44.69 MB)
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
102
Digital Download PDF (41.86 MB)
By First Grade Roars
Enjoy the last week of school with this fun end of the year themed day. Have a yummy day with your students celebrating and learning all about ice cream! It is the perfect way to end your year, engage your students, and still learn. Included there
Subjects:
Creative Writing, End of Year, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Fun Stuff
$6.00
213
Digital Download PDF (86.84 MB)
By First Grade Roars
This fun unit provides reading and writing activities to go along with many different versions of The Three Little Pigs. There are fiction and non-fiction comprehension activities with writing connections. Also included are two mini books with
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, RL.1.9, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, W.1.1, W.1.2, W.1.3
$10.00
234
Digital Download PDF (16.11 MB)
By First Grade Roars
Do you need a great story to read for back to school? If you take a Mouse to School is so much fun for the children. It will remind them of all the fun things that can happen at school. This product has great comprehension strategies, writing
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
$4.50
195
Digital Download PDF (11.47 MB)
By First Grade Roars
This MLK Jr. Unit is perfect to use in the month of January. It has been completely updated with activities to go along with 4 different stories, All About Martin Luther King Jr. (included), I am Martin Luther King Jr. by Meltzer, We're all
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Martin Luther King Day, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Minilessons
$10.00
209
Digital Download ZIP (41.13 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
250
Bundle
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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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