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By From the Pond
Stretch It Out Like Bubblegum is a strategy to help students to learn to write words they need to spell in their writing! I am so excited to have this resource ready! My students LOVE pretending to stretch out bubblegum from their mouth and stretch
Subjects:
Writing, Phonics, Spelling
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$5.00
$3.00
255
Digital Download PDF (8.77 MB)
By From the Pond
Engage your students with activities that they will love! Our Fix the Mix cvc Words Worksheets will see your students cutting and pasting words into cvc formation. If you liked myour 'Fix the Mix' write and wipe cards, you will love the worksheets!
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Phonics, Spelling
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.50
148
Digital Download PDF (4.95 MB)
By From the Pond
This practical and engaging set of worksheets can be used with any list of words you would like your students to review. Do you like your students to 'write out' their spelling words a few times each week for practice? Replace the spelling book
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
545
Digital Download PDF (6.25 MB)
By From the Pond
Write the Room - Big BundleThe files included are:SpringWinterFallSummerSpring Farm BabiesPlantsValentine's DayChristmasArctic AnimalsSt Patrick's DayFarmWeatherEasterEarth DayFamilyBugs/InsectsOcean AnimalsPetsSchoolZooFind the individual Write the
Subjects:
Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$38.00
$19.00
63
Bundle
By From the Pond
This easy-to-prep worksheets make the perfect Spelling Activities for any list of words Simply print, write words, copy and add dice! Your students will simply love practicing each word in their spelling list. Great for sight words too!Use these
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.75
103
Digital Download PDF (8.54 MB)
By From the Pond
Use these engaging activity cards to help reinforce consonant blends this spring! Words are all in ccvc and cvcc format! This packet includes 40 write'n'wipe cards to help students learn to write cvcc and ccvc words. We have included 4 words for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Games
$3.50
64
Digital Download PDF (8.04 MB)
By From the Pond
These 'big trace' Sight Word Worksheets and perfect learning for the first day a new word is introduced. Students can complete the 'big trace', practice writing the word themselves around the giant trace and take home to communicate with families
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Back to School, Spelling
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
59
Digital Download PDF (3.04 MB)
By From the Pond
Children will enjoy learning to read, practice and write sight words with these Sight Word Flip and Write cards - they read a word card, say the letters in the word, flip the card and try to spell and write the word by writing the letters in the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$5.00
100
Digital Download PDF (0.82 MB)
By From the Pond
cvc Word Games - Gumball cvc Word ActivitiesThis bundle includes 3 of my 'Print and Play' packets. Each will help your students learning to read and write cvc wordsYou can use the 'cards' in at least 3 ways, but creative teachers can probably think
Subjects:
Phonics, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Activities
$4.50
69
Digital Download PDF (3.96 MB)
By From the Pond
Get your students active and engaged in a reading, writing and plant themed activity with our Plants Write the Room activity pack!This printable file includes 12 vocabulary picture cards that students read when they 'walk the room'word worksheet
Subjects:
Writing, Spring, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.00
57
Digital Download PDF (2.08 MB)
By From the Pond
Blends - Read Flip Write Activity Cards - ccvc and cvccThis packet is included in a value packet BUNDLE!This packet includes 15 activity cards for students to learn to read and write 60 ccvc/cvcc words.The cvcc and ccvc words all feature consonant
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$4.00
46
Digital Download PDF (3.39 MB)
By From the Pond
Make Sight Word Practice with these fun, engaging and tactile "Sight Words Pin, Flip and Finger Trace' cards!Children will enjoy learning to read and 'write' sight words with these cards - they use a pin or toothpick to pierce holes in the card,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$3.75
29
Digital Download PDF (2.48 MB)
By From the Pond
cvc Words - Read Flip Write Activity CardsThis packet is included in a value packet BUNDLE!This packet includes 30 activity cards for students to learn to read and write 120 cvc words.Each card features 4 different words that have the same short
Subjects:
Phonics, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$4.00
41
Digital Download PDF (2.13 MB)
By From the Pond
Sight Word Spin and Trace Worksheet ActivitiesThis file will give you worksheets and 'spinner' templates to make 20 'spin and trace' activities!Each activity features five different sight words from our '100 Sight Words' series. The 100 words we
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Activities
$4.00
34
Digital Download PDF (5.60 MB)
By From the Pond
Get your students active and engaged in a reading, writing and Christmas themed activity with our Christmas Write the Room activity pack!This printable file includes 12 vocabulary picture cards that students read when they 'walk the room'word
Subjects:
Writing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.00
21
Digital Download PDF (1.90 MB)
By From the Pond
This is a sample page from our new 50 page worksheet packet of Spelling Worksheets for any word list.Write any 6 list words on the top of this worksheet and then have students roll a die to decide which words they write on the race track!Making
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
FREE
20
Digital Download PDF (1.42 MB)
By From the Pond
Sight Word Spelling Worksheets - Read Cover Write! This file will give your 20 worksheets and a blank template to make your own. Each activity sheet features five different sight words from our '100 Sight Words' series. The 100 words we have
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Activities, Printables
$3.50
24
Digital Download PDF (2.32 MB)
By From the Pond
Word Wall - Word Cards / Flashcards - Ultimate Word Card CollectionThis is a growing collection of files and will contain all the files in my ULTIMATE WORD CARD COLLECTION series!It includes the main file "Basic Set 1" which has 200 basic words for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Printables
$25.00
16
Digital Download ZIP (31.45 MB)
By From the Pond
Get your students active and engaged in a reading, writing activity with our Summer Write the Room activity pack!This printable file includes 12 vocabulary picture cards that students read when they 'walk the room'word worksheet (students copy each
Subjects:
Writing, Summer, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.00
19
Digital Download PDF (2.51 MB)
By From the Pond
Let's learn about the weather and gets active and engaged in a reading, writing and activity with our Weather Write the Room activity pack!This printable file includes 12 vocabulary picture cards that students read when they 'walk the room'word
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.00
24
Digital Download PDF (2.00 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I started self publishing digital resources for education and early-learning in 2005 after graduating as a primary school teacher in 2001.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My resources aim to encourage a calm, happy classroom of engaged learners. Carefully designed resources can help promote a happy classroom, engaged learners and an excited teacher!

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I graduated university with first class honours.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I earned the Outstanding Entrants scholarship to study at The University of Newcastle. I chose to study Education and have a double degree - Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Social Science - specializing in Early Childhood Education.

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