Laura Pickett

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Laura Pickett
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By Laura Pickett
Poetry activities for elementary students (1-3) in menu form.
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
FREE
29 ratings
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By Laura Pickett
Make Your Own Advertisement: This activity is designed as a pre-writing/writing activity for students studying persuasion and persuasive writing.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Activities
FREE
16 ratings
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By Laura Pickett
These direction picture cue cards allow you to have a visual representation of the order in which students are to complete tasks.
Subjects:
Specialty, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Task Cards
FREE
11 ratings
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By Laura Pickett
We treat others how we want to be treated.
Subjects:
Classroom Management, School Counseling, Character Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
FREE
8 ratings
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By Laura Pickett
"First Day of School" Poem by Judith Viorst, Printable by Laura Pickett
Subjects:
Back to School, Poetry
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Songs, Printables
FREE
6 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Pickett
Students guess the mystery word from the word wall using the clues from the song. This word wall song is to the tune of "Row, Row, Row Your Boat."
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Songs, Printables
FREE
1 rating
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By Laura Pickett
Template for story elements cube. Cut out and assemble. Students can use this cube to identify story elements in a text.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Task Cards
FREE
27 ratings
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By Laura Pickett
Template for reading comprehension cube. Cut out and assemble. Students can use this cube to answer reading comprehension questions. Great activity for buddy reading!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Task Cards
FREE
51 ratings
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By Laura Pickett
Writing activity for back to school; students use sentence stems to write about their summer.
Subjects:
Writing, Back to School, Summer
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables
FREE
13 ratings
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By Laura Pickett
Students explore their new classroom at the beginning of the year, searching for the answers to basic questions. A fun, easy way for students to get to know their classroom.
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables
FREE
18 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Pickett
Parts of Speech Sort including nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs. Product includes printable cards to sort along with sorting mats, printable recording sheets, and suggested uses. Blank cards also included for your use and modification. Noun
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Games, Task Cards
FREE
28 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Pickett
Students brainstorm ideas about their summer vacation, first illustrating in the lenses of sunglasses, then writing! Two versions included--one for end of school year to answer the question, "What will you see and do this summer?" and one for back
Subjects:
Writing, Summer, End of Year
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
FREE
4 ratings
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By Laura Pickett
Snowball Writing Activity: Winter Themed Students use silly winter themed images as PICTURE PROMPTS to get their ideas started for writing. Pass out the pages for free writing or use in a writing station or for writer's workshop. For creative
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Winter
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning
FREE
2 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Pickett
Narrative Prewriting Graphic Organizer Use this printable pre-writing map for students to plan narrative stories. This can be used for fictional stories, personal memory stories, and more! Students list who, what, when, where to get ideas ready.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Outlines, Printables, Graphic Organizers
FREE
11 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Pickett
Please enjoy these verb activities for elementary students. You can use the verb cards to review this part of speech in many ways. Add endings such as ed, s, es, and ing. Students also practice verb tenses, past, present, and future. Use the record
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
FREE
24 ratings
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Elementary teacher in primary grades 1-2. Currently, I am teaching 2nd grade language arts in Houston, Texas.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I desire for all of my students to become learners and discoverers. I believe in differentiated instruction that meets the needs of all students in a positive learning environment. I want to make learning fun, relevant, and lasting.

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Baylor University Class of 2011

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