Kat and Squirrel

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Kat and Squirrel
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Kat and Squirrel Go Camping - Sound and Light Unit for First Grade NGSS This is an interactive story with pauses after each ‘chapter’ to allow students and teachers time to research topics (nonfiction paired articles are included!), conduct
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New and improved! - This is a plan for 3 interactive lessons about animal needs (plus bonus material). It includes links to videos and SmartBoard lessons (not a must). It also includes whole class instruction, small group work, and independent work.
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3.9
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Save the Empire is our first attempt at a breakout / escape-the-room style game for classroom use. We hope you like it and we also hope you’ll let us know what we can do to make this game even better. We plan to make more in the future,
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3.9
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Physical Science Unit for Second Grade This is an interactive story with pauses after each ‘chapter’ to allow students and teachers time to plan, investigate, research, test materials, record observations, and make conclusions. All lessons are
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Kat and Squirrel on the Farm Life Science and Engineering Design Unit for First Grade NGSS This is an interactive story with pauses after each ‘chapter’ to allow students and teachers time to research topics (video link included!), record
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4.0
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This book was created for my first-grade classroom following proposed CCSS for science. I am planning to assemble the books ahead of time (one per child) then read through the book large group stopping to let the kids add illustrations along the
$3.99
19 ratings
3.8
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Lapbook. Early elementary or home school interactive learning project. Includes vocabulary, and pages devoted to the concepts of simple machines, magnets, motion, force, and friction.
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This interactive book about plants was designed with the proposed CCSS for first-grade science in mind. My students had a blast creating these and couldn't wait to take them home and show them to their families. Included are both a color version
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Five Love Languages At School - Posters Make 5 three-dimensional posters by printing the first pages and second pages in each set. Cut out the “love languages” on the second page and tape them to the first. OR... Just print out the third page in
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This way-too-fun mystery unit uses the "Stop, Think, Jot" reading strategy to delve into any mystery story. EXPANDED version now includes more detailed teacher ideas and an original Kat and Squirrel Mystery Learning Adventure! Included: Teacher
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Updated lesson! We will be revamping my lessons to give them a more polished look. This is the first of many. Follow me to get news as we ramp up "the look". I hope you and your kiddos love the new versions, I do!! Lesson ideas for 3 days of
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A good beginning (or great lead) can draw your readers in to your book like nothing else can. A bad beginning might cause them to close your book and go find something better to do! If you want your readers to keep reading and learn the
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This is a downloadable font that includes numbers 0-20 on tens frames. There is a horizontal version and a vertical version. View and print the preview to see what letters on your keyboard correspond to the tens frames. This file is a true-type
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A “Wonder Wall”, described in the book A Place to Wonder by Georgia Heard and Jennifer McDonough, is a place where people can post thoughts that make them wonder. It is a perfect place to get to know the gaps in your students' background
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This file contains 8 fun classroom games to reinforce animal concepts such as animal groups, habitats, homes, movement, similarities and differences. Games encourage body movement, teamwork, and recall of science information. All games are fun
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This beautiful product contains what you'll need to set up your star-themed classroom: 17 pages of original artwork that you can cut out to use on bulletin boards or work stations 9 table tents each in a different color to label desk groups, work
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There are 3 lessons which employ a gradual release of responsibility approach to writing captions for photos. Included are photos with captions for a large group lesson, photos to use to model the lesson, photos for partner work, and photos for an
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8 ratings
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This is a downloadable font that includes a set of Elkonin-style boxes / one box for each upper and lower case letter of the alphabet. View and print the preview to see what letters on your keyboard correspond to the dominoes. This file is a
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Pumpkin Picture Book Comprehension Unit www.KatandSquirrel.com This is a super-cool lapbook for you to make with your students or kids. With this product you get: an original Kat and Squirrel story comprehension papers for 31 pumpkin-themed
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Bucket Filling? Character Education? PBIS? You can enhance all of these initiatives with our "Perscective" poster and printable. In this download you will get a beautiful color poster that can be printed at 11x17 size. You can also print at 70% (or
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Kat - I have taught 1st grade for 19 years. Previously I taught 6th grade, 7th grade, and 5th grade. I also worked as a museum education coordinator as well as graduate class instructor for 2 WI universities and 1 MN university. Squirrel - I am the founder of Unscribbled, Inc. - a web and graphic design company that works directly with clients to develop their businesses by strategizing and meeting their promotional needs. I am also the author of Unscribbling: the art of problem solving and fulfilling your desires.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Kat - My teaching style is centered around building positive relationships with my students. I want them to trust me that the knowledge I'm sharing with them is important. Typical lessons include modeling, movement, communication, hands-on learning, guided discovery, independent practice, and constructive feedback. I find my students learn best with mini-lessons that build on previous lessons. I also love to be a little silly at times! Squirrel - With a compulsion like a squirrel gathering nuts, I like to unscribble any problem, desire or design need that I can.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Kat - I am honored to be trusted with the education of my 6-7 year olds each and every day.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Kat- UW - Eau Claire - BS Saint Mary's University of MN - MA Squirrel- UW - Green Bay - BA

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Kat - I am from Wisconsin and have 2 sons. Kyle is going to a UW college to be a computer scientist. Dan is an entrepreneur and is currently selling real estate. I love to read, write, make art, and travel. I especially love to travel to California in order to hang out with Squirrel! Squirrel - I currently live in Central California with my husband and our dog, Boonabean. My happy place is floating on a raft on Arnold Creek, Hatfield, WI. (In the summer!)

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