Laura Candler

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By Laura Candler
Do your students have trouble writing complete sentences? Do they write in fragments and run-ons? Sentence Go Round is a simple and fun cooperative learning strategy to teach students how to write longer, more complex sentences. It starts with a
Subjects:
Grammar, Gifted and Talented, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
L.3.1, L.4.1, L.5.1, L.5.3a
$5.95
2,885
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By Laura Candler
Analyzing Character Traits consists of a variety of lessons and activities for teaching students how to analyze character traits, along with ready-to-use graphic organizers and activity pages. The PDF teacher’s guide includes the printable
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.3.3, RL.4.3, RL.5.3
$7.95
1,494
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By Laura Candler
Seek & Spell Challenge is an engaging word work activity that's so fun your kids won't even know they're learning! But while they are working, they're improving both spelling and foundational reading skills. Includes both printable activities
Subjects:
Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Google Apps
CCSS:
RF.2.3, RF.2.3b, RF.2.3e, RF.2.3f, RF.3.3, RF.3.3a, RF.3.3b, RF.3.3c, RF.3.3d, RF.4.3, RF.4.3a...
$22.95
$13.95
476
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By Laura Candler
Order of Operations Bingo Level 1 includes strategies for reviewing order of operations, a practice worksheet, and a ready-to-use Bingo game. The game can be played with the class, in math centers, in cooperative learning teams, or in small guided
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Order of Operations
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
CCSS:
5.OA.A.1
$4.95
632
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By Laura Candler
Place Value Partners is a place value game for math centers, cooperative learning partners, small guided math groups, or even whole class instruction. The concept is similar to the game Battleship with partners facing each other across a barrier.
Subjects:
Decimals, Place Value
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Games, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
2.NBT.A.3, 4.NBT.A.2, 5.NBT.A.3
$4.95
1,747
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By Laura Candler
Math Stations for Middle Grades was designed for grades 3 - 6, and the strategies can be adapted for other grade levels. The management suggestions and resources in this resource will make it easy for you to implement math stations or math centers
Subjects:
Math, Math Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
$8.95
2,326
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By Laura Candler
Simplify and Snap is a fun math game that kids love! Players earn snap cubes for simplifying fractions correctly, and they compete to see who can create the tallest tower. QR codes make this math game even more engaging! It includes 3 levels of task
Subjects:
Math, Fractions
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Games, Math Centers
$3.95
1,233
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By Laura Candler
Exploring Poetry: Tools for Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry is a 2-part poetry unit with lessons and activities for introducing poetic devices, analyzing poetry, and interpreting poetry. The first part of the poetry unit includes a
Subjects:
Reading, Gifted and Talented, Poetry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.2.4, RL.3.5, RL.4.5, RL.5.4
$8.95
930
Digital Download PDF (17.13 MB)
By Laura Candler
Classify It! Exploring Quadrilaterals is an exciting collection of lessons and activities to help students master quadrilateral classification. This product includes printables and directions for an introductory lesson, a cooperative learning
Subjects:
Geometry, Math Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
3.G.A.1, 4.G.A.2, 5.G.B.3, 5.G.B.4
$6.50
778
Digital Download ZIP (18.92 MB)
By Laura Candler
Geometry: Exploring the Basics includes hands-on lessons, engaging activities, no-prep printables, and two tests that were designed to help students master the basic concepts of geometry. These resources are aligned with Common Core Standards in
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, EBooks, Printables
CCSS:
3.G.A.1, 4.G.A.1, 4.G.A.2
$6.95
1,029
Digital Download ZIP (7.34 MB)
By Laura Candler
Customary Measurement Conversions is a huge collection of 70 pages teaching resources to review and assess customary measurement units and conversions. You'll find math center games, measurement task cards, cooperative learning activities,
Subjects:
Measurement, Math Test Prep, Word Problems
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Printables, Task Cards
$9.50
726
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By Laura Candler
Possessive and Plural Nouns Level 2 includes four worksheets, Form A and Form B of two different worksheets, along with full-sized answer keys. Digital and printable versions of all four worksheets are included. The digital versions were created in
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Google Apps
CCSS:
L.3.1b, L.3.2d, L.4.1g, L.4.2d, L.5.1e, L.5.2e
$3.00
261
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By Laura Candler
Polygon Explorations has hands-on geometry lessons, games, and activities for introducing polygons and classifying them according to their attributes. Sorting polygons is one of the most effective ways for kids to learn about 2-dimensional shapes,
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Math Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
3.G.A.1, 4.G.A.1, 4.G.A.2, 4.G.A.3, 5.G.B.3, 5.G.B.4
$6.95
604
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By Laura Candler
Racing Through Elapsed Time is an exciting math game for practicing elapsed time word problems. The game can be played in cooperative learning teams, with a partner, or in math centers. It includes student directions, a game board, math word problem
Subjects:
Measurement, Math Test Prep, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
3.MD.A.1, 4.MD.A.2
$4.95
745
Digital Download ZIP (27.51 MB)
By Laura Candler
Order of Operations Bingo Game Level 2 includes strategies for reviewing order of operations using PEMDAS, a practice worksheet, and a ready-to-use Bingo game. The game can be played with the class, in math centers, in cooperative learning teams, or
Subjects:
Algebra, Basic Operations, Order of Operations
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
CCSS:
5.OA.A.1
$4.95
360
Digital Download PDF (4.19 MB)
By Laura Candler
The Sensational Sentences Writing Activities Bundle includes two products, Sentence Go Round and Sensational Sentences . Both products include engaging lessons and activities for teaching kids to write better sentences, and they work well together.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Google Apps
$9.45
$6.95
118
Bundle
By Laura Candler
Order of Operations Task Cards, Bingo Games, and Tests Bundle includes everything you need to introduce and practice order of operations! These materials are also perfect for a review or test prep activity. There are two levels of resources, with
Subjects:
Math, Order of Operations, Math Test Prep
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Printables, Games
CCSS:
5.OA.A.1
$20.80
$13.95
535
Bundle
By Laura Candler
Capture the Decimals is an exciting math game for comparing and ordering decimals. There are two variations of the game, a whole class version and a partner version, and there are three levels of game cards. Students take turns placing decimal cards
Subjects:
Math Test Prep, Decimals
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Math Centers
CCSS:
5.NBT.A.3b, 4.NF.C.7
$4.95
367
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By Laura Candler
Frustrated because your students don't know their times tables? Looking for specific teaching strategies for teaching and reinforcing multiplication and division facts? Mastering Math Facts is a comprehensive resource that includes dozens of
Subjects:
Math, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
EBooks, Printables, Math Centers
CCSS:
3.OA.A.1, 3.OA.A.2, 3.OA.A.3, 3.OA.A.4, 3.OA.B.5, 3.OA.B.6, 3.OA.C.7
$14.95
750
Digital Download PDF (17.42 MB)
By Laura Candler
Character Bio Reports is a great way to teach kids how to write an organized report or essay about a person or character... without copying and pasting facts from a website. This assignment requires students to choose a famous person or character,
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Social Studies - History, Study Skills
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Research, Projects
CCSS:
W.3.2, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.7, W.4.2, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.4.7, W.4.8, W.5.2, W.5.4...
$4.50
700
Digital Download ZIP (6.72 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Laura has 30 years of teaching experience in grades 4, 5, and 6. In addition, she shares her teaching strategies with others via the virtual File Cabinet and her blog on Teaching Resources (http://www.lauracandler.com). Laura is the author of 7 published books and over 100 ebooks.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Laura is known for her active engagement strategies and cooperative learning lessons. She believes in teaching students to accept responsibility for their own behavior and learning. She uses many interactive strategies and hands-on math lessons. Laura is passionate about using the Reading Workshop approach to share the joy of reading with kids!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Milken Family Foundation Awardee, National Board Certified - Middle Childhood Generalist, Author of educational books for teachers, Creator of Teaching Resources website

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education - UNC Chapel Hill Master of Arts in Elementary Education - UNC Pembroke

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Laura Candler is a retired elementary teacher with 30 years classroom experience as well as the owner of the Teaching Resources website (http://www.lauracandler.com). Laura is the author of over a dozen books for teachers. She was recognized as a Milken Family Foundation recipient and has her National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Generalist.

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