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
*BEST SELLER & FREEBIE included* Activities for teaching the Constitution will help kids celebrate Constitution Day. Elementary students will learn about the Constitution of the United States and Bill Rights by using text evidence, research
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$5.99
619 ratings
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
*BEST SELLER* These properties of addition activities include posters, differentiated worksheets, printables, and task cards. Addition properties included are identity property, associative property, and commutative property. This product
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Posters
CCSS:
1.NBT.C.4, 2.NBT.B.5, 3.NBT.A.2, 4.NBT.B.4
$6.00
324 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
*BEST SELLER* These properties of multiplication activities include posters, differentiated worksheets, printables, and task cards. Multiplication properties include distributive property, identity property, associative property, commutative
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Posters
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
330 ratings
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Students need to identify and understand traits and feelings of characters in stories with these Emoji themed activities. Students will identify character traits/feelings and use text evidence to support their choices. Vocabulary cards, picture
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Character Education, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Posters
CCSS:
RL.2.3, RL.3.3, RL.4.3
$6.00
136 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Are you teaching your students how to determine the theme, moral, lesson, and central message of a story? This product provides your students with many opportunities. Students will use text evidence, identify the theme, understand vocabulary,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, RL.4.2
$3.50
218 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Are you teaching your students map skills? This product will help your students compare and contrast maps and globes. It will enable students to identify the continents and oceans of our world. They will practice using cardinal and intermediate
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$5.99
161 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
These idiom 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 tips, and fun activities are all included. Your students will be tickled
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Posters
CCSS:
RL.3.4, RL.5.4, L.3.5, L.4.5, L.5.5, CCRA.L.5
$5.99
172 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Students will learn about the American Revolution through research activities using graphic organizers and writing activities. Students will learn about the American Revolution as an important event in U.S. history. Teachers will be able to help
Subjects:
U.S. History, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
195 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Students will practice and understand the rules of plural nouns with these engaging activities and posters. Students will use the rules to identify regular plural nouns and irregular plural nouns. Answer keys and directions are included for easy
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Spelling
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Posters
CCSS:
L.2.1b, L.3.1, L.3.1a, L.3.1b, CCRA.L.1
$5.99
195 ratings
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Students will learn about the Civil War through research activities using graphic organizers and writing activities. Students will learn about the Civil War as an important event in U.S. history. Teachers will be able to help their students have a
Subjects:
U.S. History, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
172 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (10.14 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Are you teaching your students how to determine the theme, moral, lesson, and central message of a story? This product provides your students with many opportunities. Students will use text evidence, identify the theme, understand vocabulary,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, RL.4.2
$3.50
105 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Are you teaching your students how to identify the theme of a story? Theme is the central message, lesson, or moral of a story. This product will help your students practice identifying the theme. Students will also be able to retell/summarize a
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
93 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Are you teaching your students about personification? Personification is giving human qualities or traits to animals or objects. This product will help guide your students to writing sentences using figurative language, specifically
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Posters
CCSS:
RL.3.4, L.3.5, L.4.5, L.5.5, CCRA.L.5
$5.00
91 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
**Free uploads are included. I included activity sheets for 2018 Year of the Dog, 2019 Year of the Pig, and 2020 Year of the Rat. Are you teaching your students about the Chinese New Year? This product will provide you with resources to help
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Asian Studies, The New Year
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Posters
$5.00
84 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Research the Declaration of Independence and Liberty Bell with these graphic organizers and activity sheets. Students will understand that the Declaration of Independence is an important document in U.S. History and the Liberty Bell is America's
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Research, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.50
94 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Understanding verbs will help students become more proficient with their grammar skills. These engaging activities will enable students to practice identifying verbs in a meaningful way. This product includes: • 4 posters including definitions and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Posters
CCSS:
L.2.1, L.3.1, L.4.1, CCRA.L.1
$5.99
89 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Students will research facts and information about the Lewis and Clark Expedition. These engaging activity sheets and graphic organizers will help your students organize the information that they have learned and researched about this historical
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
76 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Students need to identify and understand traits and feelings of characters in stories Students will identify character traits/feelings and use text evidence to support their choices. Posters are included that present synonyms for a variety of
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Character Education, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Posters
CCSS:
RL.3.3, RL.4.3
$4.99
88 ratings
4.0
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Students will learn and research about the 13 colonies. Graphic organizers will help students organize information that they learn about the New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, and Southern Colonies. Maps are provided for students to identify
Subjects:
U.S. History, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$5.99
65 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (34.79 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
These kindergarten graphic organizers address the Common Core ELA Standards and are a wonderful tool to use for performance tasks. These graphic organizers address the English Language Arts Standards in Reading for both Literature (RL) and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.K.1, RL.K.2, RL.K.3, RL.K.4, RL.K.5, RL.K.6, RL.K.7, RL.K.9, RI.K.1, RI.K.2, RI.K.3...
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104 ratings
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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!).

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I have Reading, Media Specialist, and Gifted endorsements.

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