Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed

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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Black History Month is the perfect time to have your students research a famous African American. This is a writing project focused on learning about the life of a famous African American and challenges they overcame.. It was designed with third
Subjects:
U.S. History, Writing-Essays, Black History Month
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Cultural Activities, Research
$3.25
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Are you looking for more ways for your students to practice decoding words with silent e? This set of 64 Silent E Task Cards are for you! As beginning readers, our students need to practice reading known vowel patterns with accuracy, these task
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Task Cards, Activities
$3.25
52
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Are you looking for more ways for your students to practice decoding words with vowel teams? This set of 76 Vowel Team Task Cards are for you! As beginning readers, our students need to practice reading known vowel patterns with accuracy, these
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Task Cards, Activities
$3.25
87
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Are you looking for a no prep way to help your students learn about holidays around the world? “Research and Write: Holidays Around the World” is a research and writing project focused on holiday traditions. It is perfect for some researching,
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Cultural Activities, Research, Printables
$3.25
64
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Do your students need practice in their math fact fluency? I know mine do! This flash card set includes all four basic operations. Your students will be math fact masters in no time!I've been working with my fifth graders on multi digit
Subjects:
Basic Operations
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Flash Cards
$5.00
110
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Are you looking for ways for your beginning readers to practice decoding, short vowels and comprehension skills? As beginning readers, our students need to practice reading known vowel patterns with accuracy and understnading, these task cards will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Task Cards, Activities
$3.25
67
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Are you evaluated using the Framework for Teaching? Do you need help keeping track of artifacts and evidence for the four domains? This product is for you! The Framework for Teaching Evidence Collection Binder will help you gather and organize
Subjects:
Professional Development
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Professional Documents
$3.00
24
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Research and Write: Biomes will guide your students through a mini research project on a biome of their choice. They will use their research to compose a five paragraph essay of their findings. Students will research the climate, plants and
Subjects:
Biology, Earth Sciences, Writing-Expository
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Research
CCSS:
W.3.2, W.3.7, W.3.8
$3.25
10
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Help your students improve their sight word fluency with this fun Christmas themed sight word game! Ho! Ho! Ho! is a sight word game in the style of “Bang!” focusing on the Dolch Sight Words. You will find each Dolch List on color coded cards, wth
Subjects:
Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Games
$3.25
27
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
All I Want for Christmas is a descriptive writing activity that is perfect for our beginning writers! I created it to use with my special education first graders who need some support in their writing. Students will select a toy they want and
Subjects:
Writing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Special Education
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
$3.25
5
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Fluently decoding CVC words is an essential skill for beginning readers. Heartbreak! is a Valentine’s Day themed phonics decoding fluency game just for CVC words! Heartbreak is a CVC decoding word game in the style of “Bang!” focusing on CVC
Subjects:
Valentine's Day, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Games
$3.00
10
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Snow Much Fun is a writing activity designed for our beginning writers. Students get SO EXCITED when it snows (or even about the idea of snow!) Your students will select activities that they can do when it snows. Then, compose sentences about
Subjects:
Writing, Winter, Special Education
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
$3.25
37
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Are you looking for more ways for your students to practice decoding short vowel words? This set of 56 Short Vowel Task Cards are for you! As beginning readers, our students need to practice reading known vowel patterns with accuracy, these task
Subjects:
Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Task Cards, Activities
$3.25
24
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Are you looking for ways for your beginning readers to practice decoding vowel team patterns and comprehension skills? As beginning readers, our students need to practice reading known vowel patterns with accuracy and understanding, these task
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Task Cards, Activities
$3.25
16
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Help your students improve their sight word fluency with this fun Valentine's Day themed sight word game!Heartbreak! is a sight word game in the style of “Bang!” focusing on the Dolch Sight Words.You will find each Dolch List on color coded cards,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Valentine's Day, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Games
$3.25
8
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Help your students improve their sight word fluency with this fun Thanksgiving themed sight word game! Gobble! Gobble! is a sight word game in the style of “Bang!” focusing on the Dolch Sight Words. You will find each Dolch List on color coded
Subjects:
Thanksgiving, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Games
$3.00
5
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Hello Fellow Educators! All About My Leaf is a mini report for students to complete as part of a study of fall and the changes to leaves. Take students on a walk through your playground to collect their own leaf, or bring some in for them to
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Writing, Autumn
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
FREE
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Have you been looking for the perfect grade book to support your standards based grading? The Second Grade CCSS Google Sheets Grade Book is the one for you! With the capability to have an unlimited number of students and an unlimited number of
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Google Apps, Assessment, Professional Documents
$3.25
2
Online Resource
Google Sheets™
By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Give students fun and frequent practice of phonics skills with this game! Gobble! Gobble! is a phonics decoding word game in the style of “Bang!” focusing on words with CVC, CVCe, and beginning and ending blends You will find each phonics pattern
Subjects:
Thanksgiving, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Games
$3.25
2
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By Hands On Inquiry - Melissa Reed
Trim the Tree is a Christmas writing activity that is perfect for our beginning writers! I created it to use with my special education first graders who need some support in their writing. The holiday season is such a magical time- why not
Subjects:
Writing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Special Education
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
$3.25
1
Digital Download PDF (23.68 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Second Grade Teacher who believes all kids can succeed with the right strategies, tools and supports!

MY TEACHING STYLE

Inquiry based. Student driven. Relationship building. Helping all students succeed. My diverse teaching background- regular and special education classes, self contained and resource, private and public, rural and urban, has helped shaped me into the teacher I am! I believe in building strong relationships with kids, and utilizing the best resources to help them see success! My school is an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme School. Our curriculum is aligned with the CCSS. We also use Love and Logic along with PBIS.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2014 Herb Kohl Education Foundation Fellowship Finalist 2021 Metro Milwaukee Association of Black School Educators Teacher of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Elementary Education degree from Carroll University Special Education licensure from University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

When I am not teaching you can find me reading, cheering on the Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers, hanging with my Spanish Teacher husband, crafting, hitting the gym or volunteering in my community.

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