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By Katie Crystal
This CCSS aligned informative writing unit contains lesson plans, student printables, rubrics, anchor papers, and other materials needed to teach the information gathering process for research-based writing. Specifically, this pack
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables, Rubrics
CCSS:
W.2.2, W.2.5, W.2.6, W.2.7, W.2.8, W.3.2, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.6, W.3.7, W.3.8...
$5.50
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By Katie Crystal
This Reading Foldables Pack contains 21 foldables around 10 different topics as follows: Main Idea and Details (1 foldable) Ask and Answer Questions (2 foldables) Fictional Story Elements (2 foldables) Cause and Effect (3 foldables) Character
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, RL.2.1, RL.2.3, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.7, RL.4.1, RL.4.3...
$5.50
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By Katie Crystal
This personal narrative writing unit is CCSS aligned for grades 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. In this file, you will get: --An outline of the specific CCSS covered --A detailed 3 week lesson plan --Anchor papers to help students see what quality personal
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables, Rubrics
CCSS:
W.2.3, W.2.5, W.2.6, W.3.3, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.6, W.4.3, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.4.6
$4.50
549
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By Katie Crystal
This opinion writing unit is CCSS aligned for grades 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. In this file, you will get: --An outline of the specific CCSS covered --A detailed 3 week lesson plan --Anchor papers to help students see what quality opinion writing pieces
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables, Rubrics
CCSS:
W.2.1, W.3.1, W.4.1
$4.50
516
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By Katie Crystal
This personal narrative writing unit is CCSS aligned for grades 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. In this file, you will get: --An outline of the specific CCSS covered --A detailed 3 week lesson plan --Anchor papers to help students see what quality personal
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables, Rubrics
CCSS:
W.2.3, W.2.5, W.2.6, W.3.3, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.6, W.4.3, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.4.6
$4.50
590
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By Katie Crystal
Do you want your students to lead their own meaningful discussion as they engage in critical thinking without you orchestrating the process? Like other academic skills, student-led discussion needs to be taught explicitly. This pack is designed to
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Oral Communication
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Posters
CCSS:
SL.1.1, SL.1.1a, SL.1.1b, SL.1.1c, SL.1.2, SL.1.3, SL.2.1, SL.2.1a, SL.2.1b, SL.2.1c, SL.2.2...
$4.50
273
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By Katie Crystal
Here is the Ultimate Writing Office! It is an interactive folder designed for students to use as an aid while they prewrite, draft, revise, edit, and publish. It also provides privacy since it is in itself a partition. You can use these during your
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
$5.50
355
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By Katie Crystal
This spelling menu pack was designed to make spelling practice, homework, and/or word work in the classroom engaging, interactive, meaningful, and fun as well as to provide a means in which to differentiate! Specifically, this pack contains: --9
Subjects:
Spelling
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Homework
$4.00
302
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By Katie Crystal
This explanatory writing unit is CCSS aligned for grades 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. In this file, you will get: --An outline of the specific CCSS covered --A detailed 3 week lesson plan --Anchor papers to help students see what quality explanatory pieces
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables, Rubrics
CCSS:
W.2.2, W.2.5, W.2.6, W.3.2, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.6, W.4.2, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.4.6
$4.50
99
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By Katie Crystal
This file contains 2 games, one “Vertebrate or Invertebrate Guess Who?” game and one “Vertebrates Only Edition Guess Who?” game, which fit wonderfully in the context of a “Classification of Living Things” science unit. When playing these games,
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Games
$1.25
86
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By Katie Crystal
This bundle contains 3 writing units for 9+ weeks of teaching at a discounted price. In this bundle, you will get detailed lesson plans and all the materials needed to teach each of the writing text types as addressed in the CCSS: Personal
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables, Rubrics
CCSS:
W.2.1, W.2.2, W.2.3, W.2.5, W.2.6, W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.6...
$13.50
$10.50
75
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By Katie Crystal
Buy the Reading Flipables Pack and Reading Foldables Pack as a BUNDLE here and save! The flipables and foldables cover these 12 topics: Fictional Story Elements Main Idea and Details Character Traits and Evidence Asking and Answering
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.4, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.2...
$11.00
$9.50
55
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By Katie Crystal
This opinion writing unit is CCSS aligned for grades 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. In this file, you will get: --Detailed day by day lesson plans --Student Printables Including: *Brainstorming Web *OREO foldable (graphic organizer) *Opinion
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables
CCSS:
W.2.1, W.2.5, W.2.6, W.3.1, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.6, W.4.1, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.4.6...
$4.50
36
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By Katie Crystal
Help your students build reading comprehension skills while achieving student accountability during independent reading or at a listen to reading station! This study guide was designed to use with Mary Pope Osborne’s novel Midnight on the Moon, book
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.2.1, RL.3.1, RF.1.4c, RF.2.4c, RF.3.4c
$2.50
54
Digital Download PDF (10.92 MB)
By Katie Crystal
This bundle contains 3 writing units for 10+ weeks of teaching at a discounted price. In this bundle, you will get detailed lesson plans and all the materials needed to teach each of the writing text types as addressed in the CCSS: Personal
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables, Rubrics
CCSS:
W.2.1, W.2.2, W.2.3, W.2.5, W.2.6, W.2.7, W.2.8, W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3, W.3.4...
$14.50
$10.50
47
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By Katie Crystal
Help your students build reading comprehension skills while achieving student accountability during independent reading, guided reading, reading workshop, or even at a listen to reading station! This study guide asks literal, inferential, and
Subjects:
Literature, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.4.1, RL.5.1, RF.3.4c, RF.4.4c, RF.5.4c
$4.50
47
Digital Download PDF (3.83 MB)
By Katie Crystal
In this pack, you have materials for 2 different “States of Matter Guess Who?” game boards. These work wonderfully in the context of a “States of Matter” science unit as learning or review games. When playing these games, students practice
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Games
$1.25
24
Digital Download PDF (14.97 MB)
By Katie Crystal
This 74 page assessment pack was designed around the 3rd Grade Common Core State Standards for "Number and Operations--Fractions." This pack contains a variety of assessment types including: pre-assessment, formative assessment, summative
Subjects:
Math, Fractions, Word Problems
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Assessment
CCSS:
3.NF.A.1, 3.NF.A.2, 3.NF.A.2a, 3.NF.A.2b, 3.NF.A.3, 3.NF.A.3a, 3.NF.A.3b, 3.NF.A.3c, 3.NF.A.3d
$4.50
32
Digital Download PDF (9.57 MB)
By Katie Crystal
Help your students build reading comprehension skills while achieving student accountability during independent reading or at a listen to reading station! This study guide was designed to use with Mary Pope Osborne’s novel Dinosaurs Before Dark,
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.2.1, RL.3.1, RF.1.4c, RF.2.4c, RF.3.4c
$2.50
36
Digital Download PDF (10.65 MB)
By Katie Crystal
This Reading Flipables Pack contains 10 flipables around 10 different topics as follows: Story Elements Main Idea and Details Character Traits and Evidence Asking and Answering Questions Summarizing Vocabulary Development Making Predictions Making
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.4, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.2...
$5.50
36
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade in Michigan and most recently have been in the position of academic specialist. I absolutely LOVE teaching writing and supporting teachers in their classroom in this area!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am passionate about differentiated learning, and I believe that strong relationships are critical to helping students maximize their growth.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

N/A

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I completed my bachelor's degree at Butler University (go Bulldogs!) as well as my master's in educational differentiation at Grand Valley State University.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am an avid online scrapbooker, runner, golfer, and travel enthusiast. :)

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