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Kathy Adams

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Kathy Adams
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By Kathy Adams
Several Indian groups inhabited the great state of Texas including: the Apache, Comanche, Caddo, Karankawa and Tonkawa. Students will learn about these Native Americans as they read and respond to comprehension questions which are formatted much
Subjects:
Reading, Native Americans, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Homeschool Curricula, Test Prep
$10.00
$8.00
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By Kathy Adams
TED Talks are highly engaging and lend themselves to deeper thinking and valuable class discussions. These task cards use Dr. Sandra Kaplan's Depth and Complexity model to motivate students by extending their thinking to great heights! Custom
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
GATE, Cooperative Learning, Video Files
$4.00
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By Kathy Adams
After the death of his father, Moses Austin, Stephen F. Austin, continued his father's quest leading 300 families to settle Texas. This product includes a two page biography, 10 reading comprehension questions and a reflection page for fast
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Informational Text, Test Preparation
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$3.00
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By Kathy Adams
Fact and Opinion Christmas Around the World Engage your students in fun reading as they discover Christmas traditions around the world! Students will learn about 7 countries and some of their Christmas traditions as they practice the reading skill
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Cultural Activities
$3.50
20
Digital Download PDF (5.67 MB)
By Kathy Adams
Thanksgiving History If You Sailed on the Mayflower Math Task Cards Grades 2-4 After examining the book by Ann McGovern, If You Sailed on the Mayflower in 1620, challenge your students with the following math tasks. While the book is enriching, it
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Problem Solving, Thanksgiving
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, GATE, Math Centers
$4.00
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By Kathy Adams
Logical Thinking Winter Puzzles Logical thinking is great for differentiation, morning work, literacy centers, math centers, early finishers, homework, cooperative learning and fast finishers. 3 pages of 10 logic grids will keep students engaged
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Word Problems, Winter
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, GATE, Task Cards
$3.00
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By Kathy Adams
Martin Luther King Math Task Cards Engage learners in math story problems as they gain knowledge about Martin Luther King Jr. After dissecting the provided text, students will be motivated to solve math problems related to this amazing man, his
Subjects:
Word Problems, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Task Cards
$4.00
19
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By Kathy Adams
Ellis Island Math Task Cards Primary (2nd- 4th grade) Enrich your study of immigration and Ellis Island with these task cards. Challenge students with various math skills as they gather knowledge about this important time in American
Subjects:
Math, U.S. History, Word Problems
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Computation, Math Centers, Task Cards
$4.00
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By Kathy Adams
Informative text on William B. Travis, Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, Susanna Dickinson and Juan Seguin, will help students better understand the roles each hero played at the Battle of the Alamo and in theTexas Revolution. This BUNDLED product includes
Subjects:
Reading, U.S. History, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Literature Circles
$10.00
$8.00
9
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By Kathy Adams
Black History Task Cards Students will analyze informational text as they use reading skills to answer questions about African-Americans who have made a difference in our society. Suggestions for Use * Enrichment * Fast Finishers * Literacy
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Black History Month, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards, Cultural Activities
$3.50
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Digital Download PDF (14.18 MB)
By Kathy Adams
Monarch Butterflies Math Task Cards Students will explore the life of Monarch butterflies as they are challenged with various math word problems. They will gain knowledge on this amazing creature and solve problems related to their migration and
Subjects:
Math, Science, Spring
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Math Centers, Task Cards, Science Centers
$4.00
23
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By Kathy Adams
The Magic School Bus on the Ocean FloorThe Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor Math Task CardsGrades 2-4After examining the story Magic School Bus; On the Ocean Floor, challenge your students with a variety of math tasks / story problems. Please see
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Earth Sciences, Gifted and Talented
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Math Centers, Task Cards, Science Centers
$4.00
25
Digital Download PDF (17.57 MB)
By Kathy Adams
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs After examining the book by Judi Barret, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, challenge your students with the following math tasks. While the book is enriching, it is not needed to complete these tasks. Students
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Word Problems, Short Stories
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers
$4.00
45
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By Kathy Adams
Informative Research and Writing: Researching Mathematicians and Scientists ... Students research and write an informative composition on a famous mathematician or scientist! Biographies, note taking outlines, and blank writing pages are included in
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Projects, GATE
CCSS:
RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.10, W.5.2, W.5.4, W.5.5, W.5.7, W.5.8
$15.00
$10.00
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By Kathy Adams
Research and Writing: Native Americans of TexasStudents choose to research and write an informative composition on these Texas Indian Groups: Apache, Caddo, Comanche, Karankawa, and Tonkawa. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~**
Subjects:
Native Americans, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Research, Projects
$15.00
$10.00
8
Digital Download ZIP (42.59 MB)
By Kathy Adams
Math Center: Miss Nelson is Missing Literature meets math as students will be engaged and challenged with various math tasks. Please read the entire description before purchasing. A freebie is available if you wish to examine this product! Skills
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Word Problems, Back to School
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Computation, Math Centers, Task Cards
$4.00
42
Digital Download PDF (9.92 MB)
By Kathy Adams
Teach your students the election process and a bit of history as you challenge them with various math tasks. Stimulate students mathematically by adding a new twist to the daily math grind! These rotation cards can be printed, laminated and used
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Elections - Voting
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Math Centers, Task Cards
$4.00
17
Digital Download PDF (10.91 MB)
By Kathy Adams
Informative Research and Writing: Researching Notable African-AmericansStudents research and write an informative composition on a famous African-American! Biographies, note taking outlines, and blank writing pages are included in this purchase.
Subjects:
Writing, Black History Month, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Homeschool Curricula, GATE
$15.00
$10.00
14
Digital Download PDF (8.73 MB)
By Kathy Adams
Veteran Day Math Task CardsThis set of 10 task cards and a mini poster to use in your math work station, will engage your students in challenging math problems while teaching the the history of Veterans' Day. In addition, students will learn some
Subjects:
U.S. History, Gifted and Talented, Word Problems
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
GATE, Math Centers, Task Cards
$4.00
20
Digital Download PDF (11.93 MB)
By Kathy Adams
TED Talks: TED Talks are highly engaging and lend themselves to deeper thinking and valuable class discussions. These task cards use Dr. Sandra Kaplan's Depth and Complexity model to motivate your students by extending their thinking to great
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
GATE, Internet Activities, Video Files
$4.00
8
Digital Download PDF (14.29 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

* BS in Elementary Education * 28 years in public education * certified in Arkansas and Texas * taught 1st and; 4th Grade and served as a Gifted and Talented specialist in Rockwall, TX * retired June 2013

MY TEACHING STYLE

Even after 28 years in education, I am evolving! Non-traditional, student centered, technology focused, all infused with student voice and fun is how I would describe my style! Retired, I tutor students, ages 5-12, in Dallas.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

* Teacher of the Year 1987 * Disney Teacher Nominee * Received numerous grants from RISD

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

* 1979 Graduate of Tuckerman, High School * 1985 Graduate of Harding University, Searcy, AR

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

* Live in Garland, Texas * 1 daughter, 30 years old * 1 Granddaughter 2 years old * Retired from 28 years serving students in theTexas public school system * Tutor for Academic Clinical Services in Dallas * Homeschool two boys ages 7 and 11

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