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 digital activities 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 the first
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Activities, Printables
$5.99
754
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities 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 theme,
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
355
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities 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 includes
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
378
Digital Download PDF (41.83 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities 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 multiplication.
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
390
Digital Download PDF (28.30 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:
Vocabulary, Character Education, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Posters
CCSS:
RL.2.3, RL.3.3, RL.4.3
$5.00
188
Digital Download PDF (10.95 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:
Vocabulary, Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.99
223
Digital Download PDF (23.88 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:
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
$5.00
230
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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
170
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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:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, RL.4.2
$3.50
162
Digital Download PDF (9.69 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities 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 TpT digital
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
$5.00
215
Digital Download PDF (28.85 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:
U.S. History, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$4.50
205
Digital Download PDF (17.54 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT 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, Middle
Subjects:
U.S. History, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
120
Digital Download PDF (44.61 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
$5.00
120
Digital Download PDF (18.76 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for kids to learn about the Civil War. Students will learn the cause and effects of the war. They will also compare and contrast the North and South and Civil War leaders using Venn Diagrams. Elementary
Subjects:
U.S. History, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$4.50
176
Digital Download PDF (27.27 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:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, RL.4.2
$17.50
$14.00
161
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By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital verb activities included for kids to practice grammar skills and parts of speech. These activity sheets will help students identify action verbs, linking verbs, and helping verbs.This resource has a TpT digital activity for
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
$5.00
124
Digital Download PDF (11.82 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for kids as they read Elephant and Piggie books Kindergarten 1st grade, and 2nd grade students will enjoy this Mo Willems author study. These fun activities will help students with their ELA standards.
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
$5.00
131
Digital Download PDF (9.19 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:
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
115
Digital Download PDF (14.77 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, U.S. History, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
109
Digital Download PDF (6.65 MB)
By Kraus in the Schoolhouse
Printable and TpT digital activities included for kids to learn about the Chinese New Year 2021. There are tons of activities for students to learn about the 2021 Year of the Ox, and 2022 Year of the Tiger. This resource will be updated for free
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Asian Studies, The New Year
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
92
Digital Download PDF (107.45 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!).

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I have Reading, Media Specialist, and Gifted endorsements.

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