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New Years Activities 2020 : Holidays Around the World: Chinese New Year 2020 : Chinese New Year is a set of informational text and engaging activities focused on the history and traditions of Chinese New Year. It can be fully used in any year. In
Subjects:
English Language Arts, World Language, The New Year
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9, RI.3.10, RI.4.1...
$4.00
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Super Bowl : Super Bowl 2020 Reading and Activity Pack - Activities For Any Superbowl, Any Year is a fun informational text and activity pack based on one of America's favorite sports. Useful for any Super Bowl, not just this year’s game. What
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Physical Education
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
161
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Pumpkin Writing * Halloween Writing * Fall Activities * An Opinion From A Pumpkin's Point of View with NEW DIGITAL PAGES for DISTANCE LEARNING! It's that time of year, Halloween, and like turkeys at Thanksgiving, pumpkins are desperately hoping not
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
W.3.1, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.10, W.4.1, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.4.10, W.5.1, W.5.1a, W.5.1b...
$3.50
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Christmas Informational Text Reading and Activities is a Common Core connected set of informational text reading and activities focused on the history of the Christmas tree. In this learning filled packet you get: •An information packed text about
Subjects:
Reading, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
65
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New Years Activities 2020 : Holidays Around the World : New Years Informational Text Reading and Writing Activity Pack is a New Year's Around the World Common Core connected bundle of informational text and activities for close reading and writing.
Subjects:
Reading, The New Year, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
77
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Basketball Informational Text and Activities is a complete set of highly engaging activities for fans of the game and newcomers alike. Students of all ages and abilities can do these self-directed activities over several days or all in one
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Physical Education, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
34
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Veterans Day Reading Informational Text and Activities is an informative and fun close reading, comprehension and puzzle bundle that will help your students learn about and better appreciate this important American holiday. Now with 'Read To Me' for
Subjects:
Reading, Social Studies - History, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.7, RI.3.10, RI.4.1, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.7, RI.4.10...
$3.00
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Baseball Informational Text and Activities is a complete set of engaging activities for fans of the game and newcomers alike. Students can do these self-directed activities over several days or all in one activity-filled day. There are versions and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Physical Education, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
54
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Abolitionists : Abolition : Slavery : Civil War : The Abolitionists - Heroes and Heroines of the Antislavery Movement showcases the contributions of several men and women who worked tirelessly to advance the abolition of slavery, a cause close to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Black History Month
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Mini-Course, Printables
$3.00
32
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Memorial Day Activities to Honor Veterans is an engaging package of Memorial Day informational text and follow-up activities designed to teach students about this important United States holiday. In this package you get: An engaging informational
Subjects:
Reading, U.S. History, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
51
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Executive Branch : In The American President students learn about how our president is elected, the three branches of government, the job of the president and the special day set aside to honor our presidents. Use all of the informational texts, or
Subjects:
Reading, Elections - Voting, Presidents' Day
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Mini-Course
$3.00
44
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Football Informational Text and Activities is a complete set of highly engaging activities for fans of the game and newcomers alike. Students of all ages and abilities can do these self-directed activities over several days or all in one
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Physical Education, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
18
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Thanksgiving Activities ; Thanksgiving Informational Text and Reading and Activity Packet is here just in time for one of America's favorite holidays! Through the engaging text and fun follow-up activities, students will learn about the history of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Thanksgiving, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.7, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.7, RI.5.10...
$3.00
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Black History Month Biographies Close Reading Informational Text : Contemporary Black History Eight Men and Women Who Inspire. Included is a full page of informational text about each figure, with follow-up comprehension and writing activities.
Subjects:
Reading, Black History Month, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Original Textbooks, Mini-Course, Printables
CCSS:
RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.4, RI.6.7, RI.6.10, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, RI.7.10, RI.8.1...
$3.00
11
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By Lessons From The Classroom
Soccer : Soccer Informational Text and Activities is a complete set of highly engaging activities for fans of the game and newcomers alike. Students of all ages and abilities can do these self-directed activities over several days or all in one
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Physical Education, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.7, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.7, RI.5.10, RI.6.1...
$4.00
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St. Patrick's Day Informational Text Reading, Writing and Activity Pack is a set of Common Core connected, learning packed St. Patrick’s Day activities for reading, writing and fun! In this St. Patrick's Day reading, writing and activity pack you
Subjects:
Reading, St. Patrick's Day, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9, RI.3.10, RI.4.1...
$3.00
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Groundhog Day : Groundhog Day Informational Text, Writing, History, Fun Facts and Activity Pack is a set of informational text and fun activities focused on the history and lore of Groundhog Day and the nature of the groundhog. In this learning
Subjects:
Reading, Holidays/Seasonal, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
33
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By Lessons From The Classroom
Valentine's Day : Reading Informational Text and Activities is a bundle of activities for reading, math and fun! It also provides for differentiation as it includes both written text and a link to an audio version. Students can access the audio text
Subjects:
Reading, Valentine's Day, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9, RI.3.10, RI.4.1...
$3.00
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In The Sports Bundle contains EVERYTHING from the informational text and activity packages of Football , Baseball , Basketball , Soccer , and Hockey combined into one bundle at a significant discount. Each package sells separately for $4.00. Buy the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Physical Education, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.7, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.7, RI.5.10, RI.6.1...
$20.00
$14.00
2
Bundle
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Summer Fun - All About Lobster! Lobster Informational Reading and Activity Pack is a Common Core connected set of informational text and activities about the lobster industry and the life of the Maine lobster. Do the activities over several days or
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, End of Year
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
7
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been a teacher for more than 30 years, and I have loved every one of those years! While most have been spent teaching grade 4, I have also taught kindergarten and grade 2. I also teach science workshops for teachers and hold certification as a principal.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I enjoy the challenge of teaching all kinds of students, from those struggling to meet grade level expectations to gifted students. I am a curious and passionate learner and bring that to my teaching. I love providing rich and applied learning experiences for my students and keep my teaching lively and geared toward the needs and learning styles of my students. I expect a lot of my students and of myself as their teacher. Everyone is smart in my classroom and everyone can!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I am a recipient of The Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching for the state of Maine in 2000. I was a finalist for Maine Teacher of the Year in 2012. I have presented nature education workshops at state and national conferences, including the National Science Teachers Association.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a B.A. in Child Study from Tufts University and a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern Maine. I am certified as a Maine Master Naturalist.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I live in beautiful coastal Maine with my husband and our Maine Coon Cat.

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