I taught first grade for four years and then moved to 5th grade Reading/Language Arts. Life is great in upper grades! :)
I believe in teaching kids in a creative and fun way. I feel if you make it exciting for students, then they are going to want to learn.
2011-2012 Teacher of the Year 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year
Jacksonville State University B.S. 2007-2008
Check out my blog! lifeinfirstgrade1.blogspot.com and www.lifeinfifthgrade.com
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Basic Operations, Fractions, Numbers, Science, Civics, World Language, Spanish, Arts & Music, Computer Science - Technology, ELA Test Prep, Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Literature, Classroom Management, Instructional Technology, General Science, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Autumn, Halloween, Winter, The New Year, Valentine's Day, Presidents' Day, Easter, Spring, Informational Text, Test Preparation, Phonics, Close Reading