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Kraus in the Schoolhouse

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Kraus in the Schoolhouse
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Welcome to my store! My name is Laurie Kraus and I am a literacy coach in Hollywood, Florida. My store is dedicated in memory of my mom, Sandra Rosen. Because I knew you, I've been changed for good.
 
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT Easel digital activities are included for kids to learn about the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights. There are tons of activities for Constitution Day and for students to learn about the U.S. Constitution and
Subjects:
Government, Writing, U.S. History
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Research, Printables
$6.50
833
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT Easel digital activities are included for your students to learn how to identify the theme of a fable. This resource has activities to use with Aesop's fable, The Lion and the Mouse. Students will use text evidence, identify the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, RL.4.2
$3.50
427
Digital Download PDF (12.07 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT Easel digital activities are included for kids to identify regular plural nouns and irregular plural nouns. Rules chart and activities will help students practice changing singular nouns to plural nouns. This resource has a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Spelling
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Posters, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
L.2.1b, L.3.1, L.3.1a, L.3.1b, CCRA.L.1
$5.00
238
Digital Download PDF (28.85 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT Easel digital activities included for your students to learn about the 13 colonies. There are tons of thirteen colonies printable activities and distance learning activities to help students learn about the New England Colonies,
Subjects:
Writing, U.S. History, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Research, Printables
$5.00
157
Digital Download PDF (44.61 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT Easel digital activities are included for your students to learn about the properties of addition. These activities are for students to understand the identity, associative, and commutative properties of addition. This resource
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Posters, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
1.NBT.C.4, 2.NBT.B.5, 3.NBT.A.2, 4.NBT.B.4
$6.00
398
Digital Download PDF (41.83 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT Easel digital activities are included for teaching your students about the properties of multiplication. These activities are for students to understand the identity, associative, commutative, and distributive properties of
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
3.OA.A.1, 3.OA.B.5, 3.OA.C.7, 3.OA.D.8, 3.OA.D.9, 4.OA.A.1, 4.OA.A.2, 4.OA.A.3, 5.OA.A.1, 5.OA.A.2
$6.00
420
Digital Download PDF (28.30 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Are you reading books to your students written by the best-seller author Mo Willems? This bundle will provide you with activities to use after reading books about the beloved Pigeon, Elephant & Piggie, and Knuffle Bunny. Children love these
Subjects:
Literature, Creative Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.K.1, RL.K.2, RL.K.3, RL.K.7, RL.K.9, RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, RL.1.9, RL.2.1...
$19.50
$15.00
148
Bundle
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for your students to learn how to identify the theme of Aesop's fable, The Hare and the Tortoise. Students will use text evidence, identify the theme, understand vocabulary, identify story elements, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, RL.4.2
$3.50
192
Digital Download PDF (9.69 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Are you teaching your students how to determine the theme, moral, lesson, and central message of a story or fable? Students will read Aesop's fables to use text evidence, identify the theme, understand vocabulary, identify story elements, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, RL.4.2
$17.50
$14.00
195
Bundle
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Are you teaching your students about Inauguration Day highlighting President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris? These printable and digital activities are perfect for kids to learn about Inauguration Day. Graphic organizers, vocabulary
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
$5.00
103
Digital Download PDF (43.42 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for kids to use after reading Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students will enjoy these fun activities when returning back to school or throughout the year.
Subjects:
Literature, Graphing, Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.K.1, RL.K.2, RL.K.3, RL.K.7, RL.K.9, RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, RL.1.9, RL.2.1...
$5.00
42
Digital Download PDF (21.67 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for kids to use with the book, Hey Little Ant. These Hey Little Ant activities are perfect for students to understand the point of view, identify character traits, research information, and practice
Subjects:
Literature, Graphing, Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
1.MD.C.4, 2.MD.D.10, 3.MD.B.3, RL.1.6, RL.2.6, RL.3.6
$5.00
151
Digital Download PDF (18.76 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for kids to learn about idioms. These activities are perfect for kids when teaching figurative language and are easy to add to your lesson plans. List of idioms, worksheets, answer keys, suggested
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.4, RL.5.4, L.3.5, L.4.5, L.5.5, CCRA.L.5
$5.00
273
Digital Download PDF (59.43 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for your students to learn how to use personification in writing. These personification activities will help make teaching figurative language much easier. Examples are provided for kids to understand
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.4, L.3.5, L.4.5, L.5.5, CCRA.L.5
$5.00
133
Digital Download PDF (9.05 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for kids to learn about apples and Johnny Appleseed. This apple unit will enable your students to practice math, reading, writing, science, and social studies skills. Students will learn about Johnny
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Autumn
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Thematic Unit Plans, Research
$5.00
51
Digital Download PDF (47.24 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and digital activities for kids to identify the theme of a story. Theme is the central message, lesson, or moral of a story. Students practice identifying the theme and retell/summarize a story using the graphic organizers provided.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Posters, Rubrics
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, RL.4.2
$3.50
195
Digital Download PDF (19.63 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for your students to understand character traits. This emoji resource has a ton of activity sheets for kids to learn about character traits. Vocabulary cards, picture cards, writing activities, graphic
Subjects:
Character Education, Reading Strategies, Vocabulary
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Posters, Activities
CCSS:
RL.2.3, RL.3.3, RL.4.3
$5.00
199
Digital Download PDF (10.95 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for your students to learn about the Declaration of Independence and Liberty Bell. These activities and graphic organizers are perfect for kids to learn more about this historical document and national
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Writing, U.S. History
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Research, Printables
$3.50
115
Digital Download PDF (6.65 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for kids to learn about US history and the Revolutionary War. Students will learn the causes of the American Revolution and the effects of the war. Elementary students in 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th
Subjects:
Writing, U.S. History, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Research, Printables
$4.50
216
Digital Download PDF (17.54 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for your students to learn map skills. These geography activities are great for students to practice their map skills by identifying the continents and oceans, using a map key and compass rose, creating
Subjects:
Geography, Social Studies - History, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.99
258
Digital Download PDF (23.88 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

At my school I currently serve as the literacy coach. This job provides me with the opportunity to work with both students and teachers. In prior years I have taught first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade. I also have taught gifted/high achieving students in first, second, and third grade.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style enables students to have an active role in their learning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Finalist for Broward County's Teacher of the Year Teacher of the Year - Hollywood Hills Elementary Target Grant Recipient City of Hollywood Grant Recipient Broward Education Foundation Disseminator/Adapter

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from the University of Florida with my Masters in Elementary Education (Go Gators!).

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have Reading, Media Specialist, and Gifted endorsements.

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