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This is a 2.5 page pdf file designed to meet Common Core Standard 7.G.1 :
Solve problems involving scale drawings of geometric figures, including computing actual lengths and areas from a scale drawing and reproducing a scale drawing at a

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This is a great first day of school activity. Students think they are playing a game ---- but really you are TRAINING them!
This Powerpoint leads you through 8 rounds of the ice breaker game - Four Corners. A question is posed and then based on a

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NOTE: This is part of my -2nd GRADE NO FRILLS BUNDLE - you might rather check that out than purchasing a single item! =)
This is a pdf file of 2 worksheets with answers.
This is a no frills exercise designed specifically to address the â€œmake

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NOTE: This is part of my -2nd GRADE NO FRILLS BUNDLE - you might rather check that out than purchasing a single item! =)
This no frills practice is designed specifically for 2.MD.8:
Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes,

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NOTE: This file is part of a NO FRILLS BUNDLE you might rather buy instead of just a single standard! =)
This no frills practice is designed specifically for 2.MD.9:
Generate measurement data by measuring lengths of several objects to the

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This is a one page single sided worksheet. The 2nd page is a scan of the answers.
There are 5 parts that lead a needy learner from a squaring refresher to estimating a square root to the nearest tenth.
I made this as a station for a HS

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NOTE: This file is part of a NO FRILLS BUNDLE you might rather buy instead of just a single standard! =)
This no frills practice is designed specifically for 2.MD.5:
Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems involving

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NOTE: This file is part of a NO FRILLS BUNDLE you might rather buy instead of just a single standard! =)
This is no-frills practice made specifically for standard 2.NBT.8:
Mentally add 10 or 100 to a given number 100â€“900, and mentally subtract

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This is a 6 page pdf file.
It is NOT a lesson. It is reinforcement for a lesson you already taught about reading topography or contour maps.
There are 10 half-sheet stations to print in color and laminate.
Students each get a full sheet on

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NOTE: This file is part of a NO FRILLS BUNDLE you might rather buy!
This no frills practice is designed specifically for 2.G.3:
Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves,

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NOTE: This is part of my -2nd GRADE NO FRILLS BUNDLE - you might rather check that out than purchasing a single item! =)
This is no-frills practice for standard 2.OA.1:
Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word

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This is 1 pdf file that contains 6 different versions of a 1/2 page student worksheet with answers for each. Each worksheet has 10 phrases to rewrite as algebraic equations.
I would distribute this as an independent practice or homework, then

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This is no-frills practice for standard 2.OA.4:
Use addition to find the total number of objects arranged in rectangular arrays with up to 5 rows and up to 5 columns; write an equation to express the total as a sum of equal addends.
The pdf file

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This is no-frills practice for standard 2.G.2:
Partition a rectangle into rows and columns of same-size squares and count to find the total number of them.
The pdf file includes:
* Suggestions for use
* 2 worksheets (the same with rectangles

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NOTE: This file is part of a NO FRILLS BUNDLE you might rather buy instead of just a single standard! =)
This no frills practice is designed specifically for 2.MD.1:
Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such

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This no frills practice is designed specifically for 3.MD.4:
Generate measurement data by measuring lengths using rulers marked with halves and fourths of an inch. Show the data by making a line plot, where the horizontal scale is marked off in

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This is a 6 page pdf file. It is a double-sided worksheet, a single-side worksheet, and 3 pages of neat handwritten color solutions.
The double-sided worksheet has 6 systems of equations to solve by substitution on the front and the SAME 6 sets

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NOTE: This is part of my -2nd GRADE NO FRILLS BUNDLE - you might rather check that out than purchasing a single item! =)
This is a 10 page pdf file, but it is really only two versions and answers to the same 2 practice sheets.
This was

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This is no-frills practice designed specifically for 2nd Grade Common Core Math Standards.....but the student pages themselves make no reference to the standard - so no worries if "Common Core" is a dirty word in your state!
Centers and games

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I teach Conceptual, Academic, Honors, and AP Physics, and an Algebra Test Prep course for students that failed the state exam (Keystone Exam). I have a lot of other products in my store since I am always helping other teachers. My non-physics products mostly target a single math standard or skill. I attend a lot of national conferences (AAPT, NSTA, NCMT, & NECC), do multiweek summer programs, and am a reader for the AP Physics B Exam.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Effective ;) lol

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I'm not sure if it fits this category.....but I was honored to be selected for these elite programs:

* a RET (research experience for teachers) program at Cornell Univ. for 6 weeks in '08

* the Dept of Energy's ACTS (Academy Creating Teacher Scientists) at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab for 7 weeks each summer in '09 & '10

* the national Quarknet program focusing on particle physics

* Invitation and full funding to attend the annual Teacher Workshop at the Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics in Santa Barbara in '12, '13, & '14

* RET Program at Baylor University for 7 weeks each summer in '12, '13, & '14

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in Physics - Lycoming College

MA in Physics Education - Univ of Virginia

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I don't think there are a lot of physics teachers here at TpT, my other items sell much better. I've made cute borders, a lot of math test prep items, and other random things. If physics sales ever pick up, I'll clean up more of my stuff for posting. Pretty much EVERYTHING I use in my class is something I made myself.

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PreK, Kindergarten, 1^{st}, 2^{nd}, 3^{rd}, 4^{th}, 5^{th}, 6^{th}, 7^{th}, 8^{th}, 9^{th}, 10^{th}, 11^{th}, 12^{th}, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff

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English Language Arts, Reading, Grammar, Spelling, Specialty, Math, Algebra, Applied Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Fractions, Geometry, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, PreCalculus, Trigonometry, Other (Math), Science, Basic Principles, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Physics, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Graphic Arts, Other (Specialty), Physics, Math Test Prep, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Statistics, Word Problems, Study Skills, General Science, Physical Science, Algebra 2, Writing, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Mental Math, Halloween, Valentine's Day, Decimals, Place Value, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects