Lisa Bates

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By Lisa Bates
CHICKA CHICKA BOOM BOOM & CHICKA CHICKA 1-2-3 LITERACY, MATH AND LEARNING FUN ACTIVITIES contains 17 original, teacher created learning to extend both Chicka Chicka stories. The activities are in PDF format and were created by me. These
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Math
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.99
69 ratings
4.0
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By Lisa Bates
LONG VOWEL ACTIVITY SET consisting of 8 long vowel activities in 22 PDF documents. All activities are in color. 1. LONG VOWEL BOARD GAME Students draw a picture card from the turned over stack. After they have said the name of the picture, they
Subjects:
Reading, Spelling, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$4.50
81 ratings
4.0
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By Lisa Bates
Each game is in full color and includes a filing tab, a "How to Play" section, a decorative title label with picture, game pieces and most include answer keys. Read each paragraph. Find the pencil that tells what most likely happened next and
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games
$1.75
63 ratings
4.0
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By Lisa Bates
SHORT VOWEL ACTIVITY SET consisting of 8 short vowel activities in 21 PDF documents. All activities are in color. 1. Short Vowel Bingo--Have a "caller" read out a word from the caller's cards. The players will find the word on their bingo mats
Subjects:
Reading, Spelling, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$4.50
46 ratings
3.9
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By Lisa Bates
This mini-unit is based on the book CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS and is contains 14 TEACHER-CREATED ACTIVITIES FROM ACROSS THE CURRICULUM! There are a variety of activities related to weather, states of matter, reading skills, language arts,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Math
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.75
45 ratings
4.0
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By Lisa Bates
This is a great deal for those who like fun, creative teaching materials but don't have the time to do it all from scratch. Each game is in full color and includes a filing tab, a "How to Play" section, a decorative title label with picture, game
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games
$11.99
46 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (9.34 MB)
By Lisa Bates
This activity is geared toward Pre-K and early Kdg. or ESOL and was created to utilize a 9" x 12" craft envelope (or you can create it on a file folder). The game is full color and includes an illustrated front. The answer key can be placed in
Subjects:
Basic Math, Child Care
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
$1.50
16 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (1.56 MB)
By Lisa Bates
WORD FAMILIES ACTIVITY SET consisting of 8 word family activities in 22 PDF documents. All activities are in color. 1. Welcome to the Family--Sort out the word cards into the their correct word family pocket. (families -ill, -in and -og) 2.
Subjects:
Reading, Spelling, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$4.99
27 ratings
3.9
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By Lisa Bates
Each game is in full color and includes a filing tab, a "How to Play" section, a decorative title label with picture, game pieces and most include answer keys. PENGUINS POSSESSIVE NOUNS: Sort out the game cards on to the correct penguin according
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games
$1.75
28 ratings
4.0
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By Lisa Bates
The FABULOUS FABLES LITERACY AND LEARNING FUN ACTIVITIES are a fun way to introduce some of the most popular fables to your students. The hand-painted bag features the Tortoise and the Hare. There are 8 original activities in PDF format.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Math
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.99
20 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (1.81 MB)
By Lisa Bates
Each game is in full color and includes a filing tab, a "How to Play" section, a decorative title label with picture, game pieces and most include answer keys. NAME THAT POLYGON: Turn all the game cards upside down. Take turns drawing a card.
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games
$1.75
15 ratings
4.0
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By Lisa Bates
These activities help extend the classic tale of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. There are eight original, teacher-created activities from various areas of the curriculum. The activities are in PDF format so they can be access on both PCs and
Subjects:
Reading, Math, Literature
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.50
15 ratings
3.9
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By Lisa Bates
BROWN BEAR, BROWN BEAR LITERACY EXTENSION ACTIVITIES contains nine original, teacher created learning activities 17 pages) to accompany and extend the story BROWN BEAR, BROWN BEAR, WHAT DO YOU SEE? by Eric Carle. Three of the activities come in both
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.99
12 ratings
3.9
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By Lisa Bates
This APPLE THEME unit is chock-full of delicious APPLE THEME activities from all areas of the curriculum. In addition to general apple theme activities, there are activities that are specific to Johnny Appleseed and to How Make an Apple Pie and See
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$5.99
20 ratings
4.0
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By Lisa Bates
Each game is in full color and includes a filing tab, a "How to Play" section, a decorative title label with picture, game pieces and most include answer keys. TOE THE LINE (LINES, RAYS, & SEGMENTS) Activity 1: Fill in the blank with a toe cut
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games
$1.75
17 ratings
3.9
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By Lisa Bates
Kids are batty about bats! This unit contains eight educational activities from different areas of the curriculum that you can include in your bat unit. There are also a couple activities that extend Stellaluna by Janelle Cannon. The activities
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.75
22 ratings
4.0
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By Lisa Bates
These literacy fun and learning activities were created to extend the book The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams and Megan Lloyd. There are 8 original teacher-created, educational activities to enhance children's
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Math
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.99
18 ratings
3.9
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By Lisa Bates
OCEAN LIFE: UNDER THE SEA ACTIVITIES contains 17 different activities from various areas of the curriculum that are based around an ocean life theme. All the teacher-created activities are in PDF format and are ready for you to print and enjoy. 1.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
$5.99
16 ratings
3.8
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By Lisa Bates
This unit contains 13 TEACHER-CREATED ORIGINAL literacy activities to help children learn more about fire safety and to extend a fire safety unit. These activities are great to use as literacy bag inserts, take home activities or class literacy
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$4.00
13 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (6.64 MB)
By Lisa Bates
The NURSERY RHYMES LITERACY AND LEARNING FUN activities set contains ten activities to help extend your nursery rhyme theme. All activities are in color and are in PDF format. Included are: 1. REBUS RHYMES Practice reading the rebus stories
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Math
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.50
15 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (4.03 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught eleven and half years before staying home to raise my two children. I spent more than half of that time teaching middle grades special ed. I then spent the second half of my time in regular ed kindergarten and first grade. That is where my heart is!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love teaching through hands-on activities and music!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

President of local chapter of the Council for Learning Disabilities. Nominee for Beginning Teacher of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a BA in Special Education from Florida Atlantic University and am certified in Special Ed. and Early Childhood Ed. I earned a Masters degree in Counseling and Psychology from Troy State University in 2000.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I started creating learning activities to use in my own classroom and found that it was something I really enjoyed doing. So, I decided to create and sell literacy bags, file folder games and learning centers for other teachers back in 2004. I find it an honor to be able to share my work with teachers and students all around the globe.

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