Laura Bennaka

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United States - Missouri - Kansas City
Laura Bennaka
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“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”
 
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By Laura Bennaka
This packet includes daily visual schedule cards perfect for your super hero theme! The bright red polka dot background background and cute graphics will help your students (and you) know what activities are in store for the day ahead. Daily
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.00
23 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Bennaka
This activity is a great way for students to practice their sight words while having fun with magnifying glasses! Each worksheet contains ten high frequency words printed in a small font. Students will use a magnifying glass to magnify the word, and
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spelling, General Science
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Games
$2.00
26 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Bennaka
This adorable tracking wall kit is perfect for helping your students track their growth. This kit is designed to help you create a large tracking wall on the wall to help your students see their progress in the form of a road. This can be used with
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Numbers, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, RF.K.1d, RF.K.3a, RF.K.3c
$5.00
23 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Bennaka
This is a super hero number line including numbers 1-20. Each number has a chevron border alternating the following colors: red, orange, and light blue. Each number also has a ten frame representing that number using comic bursts! Could be used for
Subjects:
Numbers
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.00
12 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Bennaka
These cute monster color posters will help children learn their colors. Each picture includes a monster representing that color, a colorful border, and a crayon with the color word written on it. These are great to display in your classroom, on a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.00
13 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Bennaka
This numbers book helps introduce young students to the numbers 1-10. Each page has a rhyme that helps students easily remember each number. There is also a 10 frame on each page to help students identify the quantity the number represents. There
Subjects:
Numbers
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
K.CC.A.3
$4.00
8 ratings
3.9
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By Laura Bennaka
This is a bundled set of our individual sight word books. Please check out my free download to get an idea of each book. These great sight word books will support a years sight word plan of about 85 words. The sight word books build upon each other
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Printables
$12.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Bennaka
These colorful posters can be used for teaching color words to students, labeling tables, or simply to display the color words. The colors represented in this document include: yellow, orange, red, pink, purple, green, blue, black, gray, and white.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Posters
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Bennaka
These cute desk plates are great for the primary grades! The name tags include a spot for the student's name, capital and lowercase letters, and a 100s chart. Each page includes two name tags, 1 boy and 1 girl design in each color. There are five
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables
$2.00
5 ratings
3.9
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By Laura Bennaka
This is a monster number line including numbers 1-20. Each number has a polka dot background alternating the following colors: red, lime green, blue, purple. Each number also has a ten frame representing that number using monster eyeballs! Could be
Subjects:
Numbers
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
K.CC.B.5
$4.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (7.29 MB)
By Laura Bennaka
These cute desk plates are great for the primary grades! The name tags include a spot for the student's name, capital and lowercase letters, and numbers 0-20. Each page includes two name tags, 1 boy and 1 girl design in each color. There are five
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables
$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Bennaka
This chevron teacher organization binder is perfect for organizing all your important school information in one binder. Each page includes a colorful chevron border. Pages include: binder cover, class list, allergy list, birthday chart, parent
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Printables, Classroom Forms
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Bennaka
This "I Have...Who Has?" game includes sight words for the first quarter of primary sight words. The list of words included in this game are: red, I, one, like, blue, two, yellow, we, see, a, three, green, do, not, boy, girl, is, me, four, that,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spelling
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Games
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Bennaka
These cute crayon color posters will help children learn their colors. These are great to display in your classroom, on a bulletin board, or used for literacy activities. The colors represented in this product are red, orange, yellow, pink, purple,
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables, Posters
$4.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Bennaka
These alphabet flashcards can be used for guided reading, different games, and extra letter/sound practice. They have a chevron border in the colors of green, orange, and pink!
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Flash Cards
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Bennaka
These sight word books are great to use with Play-Doh to help students practice writing their high frequency words. This product will yield two books that you can use in literacy stations, guided reading, and word work. Be sure to print these double
Subjects:
Reading, Spelling
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Printables, Montessori
$2.00
6 ratings
3.9
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By Laura Bennaka
These cute chevron labels are perfect for any teacher to get their supplies organized! These sheets can be printed on labels and stuck to any container. There are 8 labels per sheet (3 different colors). These labels are for common teacher supplies
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, ...
Types:
Printables
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.87 MB)
By Laura Bennaka
These great sight word books will support a years sight word plan of about 85 words. The sight word books build upon each other and will challenge your students to use their schema, pictures clues and sight words. Great for teaching voice to print
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 8th
Types:
Printables
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.30 MB)
By Laura Bennaka
These great sight word books will support a years sight word plan of about 85 words. The sight word books build upon each other and will challenge your students to use their schema, pictures clues and sight words. Great for teaching voice to print
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Printables
$1.50
1 rating
3.5
Digital Download PDF (0.66 MB)
By Laura Bennaka
These cute name tags are great for the primary grades! The name tags include a spot for the student's name, the alphabet (captial and lowercase letters), and a 100s chart. Each page includes two name tags. There are five colors to choose from. The
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.65 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my seventh year of teaching kindergarten.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style combines a structured environment with many opportunities to practice independent learning as well as collaboration and cooperative learning. I strive to create an environment in which my students can push themselves, learn to rely on themselves, their resources and me as a guide.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

"Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award" in 2011 presented by Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I earned my Bachelor's degree from Missouri State University. I am have also earned my Master's degree from Baker University.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I enjoy doing lots of crafts, art projects, and enjoying my time with my family.

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