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
Make learning fun for your students while teaching them about the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and Constitution Day. These activities and worksheets help students learn about these important U.S. documents. This resource is perfect for
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Activities, Printables
$5.95
894
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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
183
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Make learning fun for your students while teaching them how to identify the theme of a story while reading Aesop's fables! These teaching theme activities and worksheets for The Lion and the Mouse are perfect for 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, RL.4.2
$3.50
483
Digital Download PDF (4.96 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Make learning fun for your students while teaching regular and irregular plural nouns! These plural noun worksheets and activities are perfect for 2nd and 3rd grade students to practice and learn all about plural nouns. This resource will help teach
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Spelling
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Posters
CCSS:
L.2.1b, L.3.1, L.3.1a, L.3.1b, CCRA.L.1
$4.95
284
Digital Download PDF (7.84 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, Gerald & Pig, and Knuffle Bunny. Children love these
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
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...
$16.50
$12.99
175
Bundle
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
These multiplication activities are for students to practice multiplying 2 digit by 2 digit numbers. Fun worksheets are included for kids to multiply two two-digit numbers. Perfect for teachers when teaching standards including 4.NBT.B.4 and
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Numbers
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
4.NBT.B.4, 4.NBT.B.5, 5.NBT.B.5
$4.50
40
Digital Download PDF (7.75 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Make learning fun for your students while teaching how to identify the theme of a story while reading Aesop's fables! These teaching theme activities and worksheets are perfect for 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students. Students will enjoy
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, RL.4.2
$17.50
$14.00
213
Bundle
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Make learning fun for your primary students with these engaging apple and Johnny Appleseed activities! This apple unit is perfect for kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade students to practice their reading, writing, math, and science skills.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Autumn
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Thematic Unit Plans, Graphic Organizers
$5.95
61
Digital Download PDF (11.99 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Make learning fun for your students while teaching them how to identify the theme of a story while reading Aesop's fables! These teaching theme activities and worksheets for The Hare and the Tortoise are perfect for 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th
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
217
Digital Download PDF (5.63 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for your students to learn about hurricanes. These hurricane activities are great for kids to learn about this natural disaster. Reading, writing, and science activities are included.This resource has a
Subjects:
Life Skills, Science, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Research, Printables
$5.50
56
Digital Download PDF (6.64 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Make learning fun for your students while teaching them about the 3 branches of government. This U.S. Government Unit is filled with activities and worksheets to help students learn about the executive branch, legislative branch, and judicial
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Activities, Graphic Organizers
$6.50
74
Digital Download PDF (18.53 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Make learning fun for your students after reading books about Elephant and Pig! These activities and worksheets are perfect for kindergarten, first, and second grade students to practice their reading comprehension, writing, and math skills. Digital
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.K.1, RL.K.2, RL.K.3, RL.K.9, RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.9, RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.5...
$5.50
146
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Make learning fun for your students after reading Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes! These back to school activities and worksheets are perfect for kindergarten, first, and second grade students to practice their reading comprehension, writing, and math
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
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...
$4.95
56
Digital Download PDF (12.10 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:
Graphing, Literature, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
1.MD.C.4, 2.MD.D.10, 3.MD.B.3, RL.1.6, RL.2.6, RL.3.6
$4.50
170
Digital Download PDF (18.76 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
142
Digital Download PDF (9.05 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT Easel digital activities included for your students to learn about metaphors. These fun activity sheets are for students to learn about using figurative language in their writing. Posters, metaphor examples, and worksheets are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.4, RL.5.4, L.3.5, L.3.5a, L.4.5, L.4.5a, L.5.5, L.5.5a, CCRA.R.4
$5.00
98
Digital Download PDF (21.25 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities for kids to use after reading Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems. These Knuffle Bunny activities are great for kindergarten, first grade, and second students. Printables, writing, and reading activities are
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
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...
$5.50
89
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for kids to learn how to write similes. These similes activities are great for kids. List of similes, writing activities, and similes example posters are included.This resource has a Easel Activity for
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Winter
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Posters, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.4, CCRA.R.4
$3.50
86
Digital Download PDF (13.60 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Are you teaching your students about the properties of multiplication? Printable and TpT Easel digital activities and worksheets are included for kids to practice the properties of multiplication. These activities are for students to understand the
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 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
$5.00
439
Digital Download PDF (21.48 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Make learning fun for your students while teaching them about idioms! These figurative language activities are perfect for 2nd, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students.  Engaging activities are included to help students practice their reading and writing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Posters
CCSS:
RL.3.4, RL.5.4, L.3.5, L.4.5, L.5.5, CCRA.L.5
$4.95
332
Digital Download PDF (59.43 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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