Koala Kinders

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By Koala Kinders
“Read, Color and Read Again Reader"This emergent reader is a printable emergent reader that uses a simple and repetitive text to retell the story of "The Gingerbread Man". I use this as a follow-up after reading "The Gingerbread Man" by Jim
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Printables
CCSS:
RF.K.1, RF.K.2, RF.K.3, RF.K.4, RF.1.1, RF.1.4
$1.00
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By Koala Kinders
“What Can You See, Silly Cat?"This emergent reader is a wonderful resource for Dr. Seuss's Birthday or Read Across America week in March. This emergent reader provides silly pictures and rhymes for the kinders to work on their rhyming skills It is
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Spring
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RF.K.1, RF.K.2, RF.K.4, RF.1.1
$1.00
69
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By Koala Kinders
This emergent reader is perfect for Fire Safety Week. “Read, Color and Read Again Reader"This emergent reader is a wonderful resource for Fire Safety week in October. As the kinders learn about fire safety and the firefighters come visit the school
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Autumn, Informational Text
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Printables
CCSS:
RF.K.1, RF.K.1a, RF.K.1c, RF.K.3c, RF.K.4
$1.00
68
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By Koala Kinders
These Behavior Clip Chart Calendars go along with any of my basic Behavior Clip Systems. They are great way to help students internalize their choices by allowing them the opportunity to record their own behavior so that they can discuss the choices
Subjects:
Life Skills, Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, For Parents
$3.00
34
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By Koala Kinders
This emergent reader is perfect for Autumn! “Read, Color and Read Again Reader" This emergent reader is a wonderful resource for a study about the life cycle of pumpkins. When children see pumpkins everywhere they just naturally want to learn about
Subjects:
Science, Autumn, Informational Text
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Printables
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.K.2, RI.K.5, RI.K.10, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.6, RF.K.1, RF.K.1a, RF.K.1b, RF.K.1c...
$1.00
30
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By Koala Kinders
“Read, Color and Read Again Emergent Reader" This printable emergent reader uses a simple rhyming text to retell the holiday tradition of "Groundhog Day". I use this as a follow-up after reading "It's Groundhog Day" by Steven Kroll Targeted
Subjects:
Reading, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.K.2, RI.K.3, RI.K.10, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.3, RI.1.10
$1.00
27
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By Koala Kinders
This emergent reader is perfect for learning about the Fall season. “Read, Color and Read Again Reader" This emergent reader is a great resource to add to your Fall theme. The simple and repetitive text gets the students excited about reading.
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Autumn
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Printables
CCSS:
RL.K.10, CCRA.R.1
$1.00
25
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By Koala Kinders
BEHAVIOR CLIP CHART with bright chevron background and motivational wording encourages self-regulation of behavior in your classroom. If you are looking for a way to help those little learners who struggle with self-control gain a sense of
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Character Education, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$2.00
49
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By Koala Kinders
All the wonderful changes makes Fall the perfect time to explore the five senses! I found a fabulous book from Scholastic that tells all kinds of fun facts about Fall. So much of the book covers the five senses using vibrant photographs. The book
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
L.K.1, L.K.2, L.K.4, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.8, CCRA.SL.1
$1.00
17
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By Koala Kinders
Composing numbers is how 2 groups of objects come together to make 1 set and if you are practicing composing numbers with your students then this is the math pack you need to help your students understand what composing is and all the different ways
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Basic Operations
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Math Centers
CCSS:
K.CC.A.2, K.OA.A.1, K.OA.A.3, K.OA.A.4
$5.00
31
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By Koala Kinders
** Please Note that these flashcards are also included in my "Colorful Sight Words Growing Bundle" Want a simple way to put Sight Word practice into the hands of your students? If you are using the Teachers College sight word lists then these are
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Flash Cards, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RF.K.3c, RF.1.3g, RF.2.3f
$1.00
19
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By Koala Kinders
If you use Saxon Phonics and Data Binders then this is the resource pack for you!This pack includes: - Labels for Take Home bags -comes in ready to print and editable - Parent signature slips for all 16 decodable readers - Data Tracking Chart for
Subjects:
Reading, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Classroom Forms
$3.00
27
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By Koala Kinders
Are you studying Oviparous animals? This fun power point slide show gives you riddles to see if your class can guess what animal is inside each egg based on the clues that are provided. Each animal is revealed on the next slide after the
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Spring, Informational Text
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.K.4, RI.K.10, RF.K.1a, SL.K.1b, SL.K.2
$1.00
16
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By Koala Kinders
“Read, Color and Read Again Emergent Reader" This printable emergent reader uses a simple text to explain about veterans and Veterans Day. I use this as a follow-up after reading "Veterans, Heroes In Our Neighborhood" by Valerie
Subjects:
Reading, Social Studies - History, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.K.2, RI.K.3, RI.K.10, RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.3, RI.1.10
$1.00
10
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By Koala Kinders
One important part of learning to read is recognizing sight words. Learning sight words is fun especially when paired with fun games to reinforce them. "I Have, Who Has" is an interactive and easy to use game that the kinders love! Students must
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
CCSS:
K.CC.C.7, 1.MD.A.1
$2.00
16
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By Koala Kinders
Are you learning about animals that hatch from eggs? These read, build, and write sentences provide "work on writing" opportunities for your students about what will hatch from eggs. Just print and go. To compliment the Read, Build, and Write
Subjects:
Writing, Spring, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Printables
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.K.4, RI.K.5, RI.K.7, RI.K.10
$2.00
13
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By Koala Kinders
There are four “Read, Color and Read Again Readers" in this November set. These emergent readers are a wonderful resource for November themes. They include the following titles: "I See a Scarecrow" "The Little Leaf Can Play" "Run, Funny Turkey,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Printables
CCSS:
RF.K.1, RF.K.1a, RF.K.1c, RF.K.3c, RF.K.4, RF.1.1, RF.1.4
$4.00
16
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By Koala Kinders
BEHAVIOR CLIP CHARTS with brightly colored striped and dotted backgrounds are decorated with Dr. Seuss inspired embellishments. You add YOUR OWN motivational wording to encourage self-regulation of behavior in your classroom. If you are looking for
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Character Education, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, Posters
$4.50
$4.00
20
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By Koala Kinders
Learning about Polar Animals is one of my favorite themes to teach in the Winter. There are a lot of interesting animals that live in the harsh conditions of the Arctic and Antarctica. The koala kinders love learning and writing about these animals.
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Biology, Winter
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Flash Cards, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
SL.K.1a
$1.50
10
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By Koala Kinders
“Read, Color and Read Again Emergent Reader" This printable emergent reader uses a repetitive text to describe the special things you can give for Valentine's Day. It has detailed pictures for your students to use for text to picture comparison and
Subjects:
Reading, Valentine's Day, Informational Text
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.K.4, RI.K.5, RI.K.7, RI.K.10, RI.1.1, RI.1.6, RI.1.10, RF.K.1, RF.K.2, RF.K.3...
$1.00
13
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Recently retired from 30 years of teaching with 28 wonderful years in kindergarten. Ten years as adjunct instructor at local university teaching early childhood courses. Past President of Beta Delta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International of Key Women Educators. Degrees earned: B.S. Elementary Ed. M.A.T.+45 Early Childhood Library Media Specialist

MY TEACHING STYLE

Creative, fun, nurturing, and excited to see what kinders can accomplish!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Volunteer of the Year Award from Mastodon Arts and Science Regional Fair Nominated for Disney Teacher of the Year 2004 2015 Delta Kappa Gamma Leadership Award

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. in Elementary Ed., M.A.T. in Early Childhood, Library Media Specialist degree.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I'm a wife to a hard-working hubby, a mother to three, an owner of a sweet Golden named Abby and Pyrenese-mix named Kaylee, and the go-to person when someone needs something both at school and at home. I have been a member of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International for Key Women Educators for 21 years. I love to brainstorm with others regarding best teacher practices and DIY projects.

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