Jan Wentz

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United States - Pennsylvania - Lehighton
Jan Wentz
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Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” - Ben Franklin
 
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By Jan Wentz
This is a rounding game to practice and reinforce rounding up to the hundred thousand place. Students will individually complete 28 rounding problems (to different places) without even realizing they're working - it's a game format. My students
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Games, Cooperative Learning
$2.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By Jan Wentz
This thorough rubric can be used to grade any book report. It works especially well with my book report projects. I send a copy of this home with my book report projects so parents are fully aware of expectations. Great communication tool plus an
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Assessment, For Parents, Rubrics
$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Jan Wentz
This vocabulary game matches the vocabulary in The Ballad of Mulan in Theme 1 of 3rd grade Houghton Mifflin Reading. The "I Have, Who Has" Game is easy to play and can be played with a pair, small group or large group of students to reinforce or
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Games, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Jan Wentz
This is a powerpoint presention that I use for our Meet the Teacher Night which is like an Open House. We are required to do a 15 minute presentation to parents and this powerpoint serves as my outline. It could also be put on a rotation for
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Jan Wentz
This subtraction game is designed to offer extra practice subtracting 2 and 3 digit numbers with and without regrouping. Students draw cards and subtract the number on a whiteboard or paper. They need to remember to put the larger number on the
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
$1.00
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.36 MB)
By Jan Wentz
I use this colorful Powerpoint to teach subtraction with regrouping. It includes a review of subtraction properties and fact families. Then shows a step-by step method for subtracting (first without regrouping and then with regrouping).
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PPTX (0.31 MB)
By Jan Wentz
My students use this weekly form to complete daily morning work. They keep it in their binder. Each morning I write a review math problem and a sentence in need of correction (Daily Language Practice) on the blackboard. As students arrive, they
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Arithmetic
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Jan Wentz
This is an exciting and complete set of book report projects that will take you through an entire school year. Each book project focuses on a genre and an easily correlated skill. It includes clear directions for students and parents and a summary
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Homework, Printables
$5.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.57 MB)
By Jan Wentz
This file includes 6 PDFs with my favorite 100 day activities. Included is a letter to parents regarding sending a 100 day collection, a class book to showcase 100 day collections, 100 day headbands w/ labels, a class book titled "I Could Never
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Other, Printables
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (1.02 MB)
By Jan Wentz
I use this document to create clipboards for literature circles in my classroom. There are 6 literature circle jobs included. Each job includes 2 pages. I place the first page on the back of a clipboard and the second page I copy and put on the
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Literature Circles
$4.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Jan Wentz
This zip file contains 4 PDF files that I use to teach Dogzilla as part of the Houghton Mifflin reading series (3rd grade). The first file includes all the information I post on my literacy wall (comprehension, vocabulary with picture cues,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Other, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (1.05 MB)
By Jan Wentz
This PDF file includes everything you need to create a functional, cute home/school communication binder using a frog theme. Simply use any size binder with a clear plastic sleeve on the front and add the included FROG (Fully Responsible and
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Homework, Classroom Forms
$3.00
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By Jan Wentz
This game of I Have Who Has includes facts through 5x12. I use this in class as a math center and also as a take home activity to keep multiplication practice fresh. My students continue to love I Have Who Has for any topic!
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Games
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Jan Wentz
This game encourages repetitive practice of 3-digit addition with and without regrouping. Students play with a partner, draw cards and solve problems on a whiteboard or paper. The student with the greater sum wins the game. This game works well
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
$1.00
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By Jan Wentz
This is a parent survey that I send home with my students on the first day of school. It helps me get to know my students through their parents' eyes and shows parents that I care about the uniqueness/learning styles of their children.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
For Parents
$2.00
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By Jan Wentz
I use this newsletter template to create weekly class newsletters for my 3rd grade class. The clean look is pleasing to parents, and I've found it to be an invaluable tool to build home-school relationships. It could also be used for a school
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), For All Subjects
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Classroom Forms, For Parents
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4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PUB (0.38 MB)
By Jan Wentz
I use these cute headings on my 3rd grade literacy wall. They match the Houghton Mifflin series and balanced literacy.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
FREE
1 rating
4.0
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By Jan Wentz
I send this home with my book report projects and ask for it to be returned within a week. This assures that parents are aware of the book report project and that a book has been selected.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Homework, For Parents
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Learning Support, Autistic Support, Emotional Support, Kindergarten, Second Grade & Third Grade

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style is student centered and very active. I believe that students learn best by being an active participant in our classroom.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS from Millersville University (Elementary & Special Education) MA from Wilkes University (Early Literacy)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My husband and I have 2 wonderful boys ages 10 and 12. I love spending time with my family and our doxie and lab. We recently raised a puppy for The Seeing Eye. My students loved having him in our classroom every day.

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