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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
2811 ratings
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By Laura Candler
Analyzing Character Traits includes a variety of lessons, strategies, and printables aligned with the Common Core Reading Standards for Grades 3 - 5 that deal with character analysis. In this unit, you'll find a lesson on how authors reveal
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.3.3, RL.4.3, RL.5.3
$4.95
1457 ratings
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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
902 ratings
4.0
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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
738 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Racing Through Elapsed Time is an exciting math game that can be played in cooperative learning teams or in math centers. It includes student directions, a game board, math word problem task cards with QR code answers, a printable answer key, and
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
$5.50
730 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Multiple Intelligence Theory for Kids: Step-by-Step Lessons and Ready-to-Use Printables from Laura Candler is a classroom-tested resource for introducing Dr. Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligence (MI) theory to children. This bundle includes a
Subjects:
Life Skills, Gifted and Talented, School Counseling
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Cooperative Learning, Posters
$13.95
$9.95
572 ratings
4.0
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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
711 ratings
4.0
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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
597 ratings
4.0
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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
739 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
This Poetry Unit Bundle is a huge collection of poetry lessons, activities, printables and task cards that will make it easy to teach your students how to read, write, and LOVE poetry! This bundle also includes a poetry webinar with inspiration and
Subjects:
Reading, Gifted and Talented, Poetry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Cooperative Learning, Professional Development
$37.20
$24.95
653 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Do your students know how to have REAL discussions where they actually listen to each other and link their ideas to others in the group? If not, Discussion Connections has the tools you need to foster effective cooperative learning discussions. This
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Classroom Management, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
EBooks, Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles
CCSS:
SL.K.1, SL.K.1a, SL.K.1b, SL.1.1, SL.1.1b, SL.1.1c, SL.1.2, SL.1.3, SL.2.1, SL.2.1b, SL.2.1c...
$4.95
577 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Math Stations with Editable Templates includes the Laura Candler's book, Math Stations for Middle Grades, as well as EDITABLE templates in both PowerPoint and Publisher format. The management strategies and resources in this resource will make it
Subjects:
Math, Gifted and Talented, Classroom Management
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, EBooks, Math Centers
$10.95
475 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Gallon Robot to the Rescue is much more than a set of Gallon Man or Gallon Girl patterns! It's a comprehensive collection of teaching strategies and printables to help your students learn to convert between the customary units of capacity. The
Subjects:
Math, Measurement, Math Test Prep
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
4.MD.A.1, 5.MD.A.1
$5.50
375 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (3.90 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, Fun Stuff, Games
$4.95
342 ratings
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By Laura Candler
Factor Race Game and Mini Lesson includes an exciting math game plus a mini-lesson and instructional resources for teaching students how to find the factors of a number quickly. The task cards used in the game include QR codes, but a traditional
Subjects:
Math, Math Test Prep
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Games, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
4.OA.B.4
$4.95
373 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Fun and engaging whole class review and cooperative learning lesson! Save paper by having students work in teams to practice plural nouns. This 21-page packet includes a review of regular and irregular plural noun formation, an interactive
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Spelling
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
L.2.1, L.2.2, L.3.1, L.3.2, L.4.2d, L.5.2e
$3.50
325 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Comparing Fractions Interactive Lessons is a series of step-by-step interactive mini-lessons to help students explore the concepts of equivalent fractions, comparing fractions, and ordering fractions. These teacher-directed lessons and activities
Subjects:
Fractions, Math Test Prep, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), EBooks, Minilessons
$7.95
324 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Talking Sticks is a management strategy that encourages all students to participate equally in a discussion. It can be used after reading a book aloud, as a part of Literature Circles, during small group literacy instruction, or when conducting a
Subjects:
Literature, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, Homeschool
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.6, RL.5.7, RL.5.9, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.4...
$3.50
271 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Exploring Perimeter is a comprehensive resource for developing and practicing perimeter concepts. You'll find activity pages, lessons, and hands-on activities to use with grades 2 through 5. Because it includes a wide variety of materials for many
Subjects:
Geometry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Printables
$5.95
297 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (10.19 MB)
By Laura Candler
The Place Value Games Bundle consists of four games for reviewing and practicing whole number and decimal place value.They make great math center activities and cooperative learning review games. This bundle is most appropriate for 4th and 5th grade
Subjects:
Math Test Prep, Decimals, Place Value
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Games, Math Centers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
4.NBT.A.2, 4.NBT.A.3, 5.NBT.A.3, 5.NBT.A.4
$17.35
$12.50
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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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