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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Native American Indian Tribes of North America - 88 pages of instructional text and activities! 1. Northeast Woodland - Algonquian, Iroquois 2. Southeast Woodland - Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaws, Cherokees, Seminoles 3. Indians of the Central Plains
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Study Guides, Thematic Unit Plans, Literacy Center Ideas
$18.00
45 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Early Explorers and the discovery and exploration of North America are featured in this comprehensive Social Studies United States History Unit. Unit includes informational text, research, critical thinking and writing, problem solving, printable
Subjects:
U.S. History, World History, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Homeschool Curricula
$9.50
26 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Charlotte's Web Complete ELA Reading Literature Novel Book study guide and unit. Includes: vocabulary, word study, comprehension questions, critical thinking, work on writing, summary, story map, character traits and analysis, making connections,
Subjects:
Reading, Special Education, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RF.3.3, RF.3.4, W.3.1, W.3.2...
$9.00
20 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Complete READING ELA Literature study guide, printables and worksheets. Includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, nonfiction text, informational text, writing activities, critical thinking, predict and inferences, word work, story elements,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$7.00
21 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Trouble River by Betsy Byars Reading Novel Study Guide and Teaching Unit Includes: writing, word work, vocabulary, comprehension, critical thinking, inference, summary, story map, character traits, making connections, printables, and more! Easy to
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
$6.50
9 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Mayflower, Pilgrims and the Plymouth Colony...easy to use Thanksgiving teaching unit for primary classes. Includes: Discover life aboard the Mayflower, settling the Plymouth Colony and the Thanksgiving celebration feast. Includes close read,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, U.S. History, Thanksgiving
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Minilessons, Printables
$5.00
17 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Every student loves puppies and puppy stories! Enjoy this novel by Ellen Miles about BUDDY from The Puppy Place and read how he finds a forever home. ELA Novel Study Guide - Complete reading, literature, novel teaching unit and worksheets.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$4.50
16 ratings
3.9
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Belle Prater's Boy by Ruth White, a novel set in a 1950's era Virginia coal mining town. Belle Prater walked out of her house and vanished. Her twelve year old son's story is captivating. Complete Novel Study Guide includes:reading, literature,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$9.50
11 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Amelia Bedelia "dresses the chicken" and "dusts the furniture" in this funny and clever high interest story for developing readers! Novel study guide includes vocabulary and word work study, work on writing, comprehension with inferences, sequence,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers, Literature Circles
$4.00
20 ratings
3.9
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
A touching and unforgettable story of a girl and her dog. When the trouble begins (Tuck's failing eyesight), Helen fights for a solution that will keep Tuck free, proud and hers forever. ELA Novel Literature Study Guide, Teaching Unit Includes:
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Literature Circles
$8.00
13 ratings
3.9
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Novel Reading Study Guide – CCSS ELA Unit – printable, graphic organizers. Includes: vocabulary, comprehension, word work, work on writing, story elements, cause and effect, author study. Easy to use graphic organizers and printables will work for a
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Novel Study, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
$4.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Flat Stanley Reading Ltierature ELA Novel Book Study Guide Teaching Unit: will work for any books in this Flat Stanley series. Vocabulary study, comprehension, literary elements, prediction, inferences, character traits, pre-reading activities,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$4.00
11 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (8.39 MB)
By Gold Mine of Ideas
Pioneer Cat by William H. Hook Book Novel Study Guide- Meet Common Core Standards for ELA and Social Science. Teach history and explore the Oregon Trail. Vocabulary, word work, writing, story elements, character,cause and effect, comprehension,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, U.S. History
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$4.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
ELA Novel Study Guide I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 Complete reading, literature, novel teaching unit and worksheets. Includes: writing, word work, vocabulary, comprehension, critical thinking, inference, summary, story map, character traits,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
$4.99
10 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Days with Frog and Toad - by Arnold Lobel. Complete study literature guide with printables, easy to use worksheets. Includes vocabulary study, word work, critical thinking and comprehension questions, work on writing, science inquiry, story element
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Guided Reading Books, Graphic Organizers
$4.00
9 ratings
3.9
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
When "the fattest boy in the world" comes to boring and predictable Antler,Texas, life changes and the townspeople learn about tolerance and forgiveness... ELA Novel Reading Literature Study Guide is divided into six chapter sections and
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Literature Circles
$9.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
The Grand Canyon is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World! Learn about this amazing place in the United States. This teaching unit and study guide includes: informational text, comprehension, assessment, vocabulary, geography, US History,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Earth Sciences, U.S. History
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Homeschool Curricula, Printables
$6.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
What can happen when Amelia Bedelia is in charge of a surprise wedding shower? Just about anything... ELA Complete Reading Literature Novel Study Guide Word Work, Vocabulary, Writing Activities, Comprehension, Story Summary, Character Study, Story
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Literature
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers, Literature Circles
$4.00
10 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.43 MB)
By Gold Mine of Ideas
Teach your students about daily life in a COVERED WAGON on the Oregon Trail. This unit is aligned with Common Core Standards, contains informational text, printable activities and worksheets, assessment, writing activities and more!
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Homeschool Curricula, Printables
$8.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Gold Mine of Ideas
Mr. Putter and Tabby volunteer to walk the neighbor's dog but he's a nightmare... Includes writing, word work, vocabulary, comprehension, critical thinking, inferences, character study, story elements, sequencing, predicting and assessment with
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Short Stories, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers, Literature Circles
$4.00
15 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.32 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Never stop learning because life never stops teaching. With 34 years of teaching experience, I know how true this is!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I have clear and concise expectations for my students and they rise to that challenge! I believe in a classroom with mutual respect. And engagement is the key! Keeping students engage and actively learning eliminates many management issues.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I have survived over THIRTY years in the classroom and I still like my job and love my kids. What more can I say?

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I grew up in a small town, I went to a small university. I teach in a small school district. But the knowledge and skills that I can share are universal.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I live in "gold" country, in the rugged mountains of Eastern Oregon. My escape comes in the form of rides in the mountains and re-discovering the past. I believe in those "golden teaching moments". I believe that experience is golden. I believe that every once in a while, you discover a precious nugget, and that should be shared!

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