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This pack includes four activities to celebrate Dr. Seuss! The first is a math graphing activity using colored goldfish crackers to use after reading One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. The second activity asks students to design their own
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We have been doing this recycling project in our first grade classes for several years now and it has been a great experience. The children learn how to create a good in connection to Social Studies while using natural and capital resources. We
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This pack includes 11 different follow up activities to popular Kevin Henkes story books. The stories include Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Lilly's Big Day, Wemberly Worried, Julius Baby of the World, Kitten's First Full Moon, Jessica, Bailey Goes
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This flipchart works with ActivInspire on Promethean boards. It includes five identical pages for students to sign up to go to one of the Daily Five sections. Read to Self, Read to Someone, Work on Writing, Word Work, and Listen to Reading are all
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This activity uses marshmallows from Lucky Charms cereal to practice graphing for a little St. Patrick's Day fun! Students will sort, graph, and analyze their data. They will practice fact families, comparing numbers, and solve word problems as
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Have students imagine the Perfect Spring Break and then write all about it with this writing prompt. It's always fun to see what students come up with! When they return from Spring Break, give them some time to catch up with their classmates by
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1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
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Challenge your students to show what they know about geometry when they create their Valentine bags this year! This file includes two levels of difficulty so it can be used at various grade levels. Symmetry, plane shapes, solid shapes, congruent
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This math center engages students in using non-standard measurement. Students work with a partner to measure their pinky finger, thumb, shoe, hand, forearm, and wrist. They use various units to measure. A word box is included at the bottom to
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Students have a blast coming up with three letter words to practice three addend math problems. They love using the scrabble letters to find out how much their words are worth! This also includes a harder version with scrabble tiles that are worth
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Have a little fun with writing on St. Patrick's Day! The students have to persuade a leprechaun to give his pot of gold to someone they feel is worthy. A checklist is included to help students do their best writing. It is always heartwarming to
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1st, 2nd, 3rd
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This graphing pack will let your students practice their graphing skills while having lots of Valentine's Day fun! The first two activities use candy hearts (two levels of difficulty) to sort, tally, graph, and analyze the data. The next two
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Geography has never been sweeter! After reading the popular book, Me on the Map, my students love to make this ice cream cone craft. I've uploaded this as a word document so you can easily change the cities and state on the labels. This craft
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This pack includes four winter themed activities. The first is a venn diagram that compares Frosty the Snowman with the popular Snowmen at Night story book. The second is an easy ABC order with cute gingerbread men. The third is a writing
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Encourage your children to honor Presidents' Day by writing! The first writing assignment asks students to write about what they would do if they became president! A checklist and rubric are included to help the students do their best. The second
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1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
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Taste the rainbow on St. Patrick's Day or anytime! Kids will love using Skittles candies to practice their math skills. They will sort the candies by color, make a tally chart, color a bar graph, and answer questions about the data.
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D is for Dragon Dance is a great book to read to help students learn about Chinese New Year and this worksheet is the perfect follow up for young students to show what they learned about the holiday. The word bank makes it easy for students that
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Celebrate the 100th day by comparing the weights of the collections students bring in for the 100th day of school. I'd be happy to send this as a word document as well if you would like to make changes.
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This writing pack can be used in so many ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Students could work with a book buddy to write why they feel lucky to know each other, write independently to tell why they feel lucky to have a certain friend, or use it
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Children draw a picture of themselves in the middle of the 100 dollar bill. They also write sentences to tell what they would do if they had 100 dollars and draw a picture to match their writing. This is perfect for the 100th day of school or for
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Let your students write what they would do if they had 100 dollars to spend. Combines writing a paragraph with economic wants and spending money.
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my sixteenth year of teaching. I have taught 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade at Garrett Park ES in Montgomery County Public Schools. I have also taught a Kindergarten Readiness program for the past four summers.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe in learning while having fun and enjoying school!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

National Board Certified

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Undergrad - University of Maryland College Park Graduate - Johns Hopkins University

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I am married to my best friend and have two beautiful daughters!

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