Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru

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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is a rubric criteria sheet for a diorama, (a model or environment created inside a shoe box). It has a 5 point scale. The indicators on this rubric are APPEARANCE, REQUIRED ELEMENTS, CONTENT, LABELLING, KNOWLEDGE, CREATIVITY AND DESIGN.
Subjects:
Science, Social Studies - History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Assessment, Rubrics
$4.00
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This unit was planned from First Steps 1st and 2nd Edition. This is a 7 page detailed term planner to teach the text type Explanation. It is based on the idea that students need lots of explicit teaching first, they need to view several versions of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Outlines
$2.00
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is a one page PDF of Spelling Strategies that can be used as a chart for display or could be used as a worksheet or handout to place into students' books. An A4 sized handout that has a good variety of hints and strategies that students can use
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
$0.50
4
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is something simple I use with Seesaw, but it can be used for a student reflection in any context. It is a simple photo and then the 3 sentence starters. I see... I think... I wonder... This is a Word doc that has 10 templates already done for
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
4
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
A general reading contract that students can use after reading any non-fiction or fiction book. I use this in Literacy Rotations or it could be used with the Daily 5. The activities are general enough to apply to any book. This is a Word doc, so it
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Homework, Literacy Center Ideas, Literature Circles
$1.00
4
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is a word doc for a unit to revise or teach the PYP Key Concepts, linked with questioning techniques. Great for a class that is brand new to PYP and IB, or also a great refresher for students around Yr 3-6. There are detailed lesson plans, with
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Mini-Course
$3.00
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is a table in a word document for the whole yellow book of Words their way. Every unit is listed, each word sort, with the focus of each sort. Fully editable, columns to adapt to your needs. I add columns to my table to document students'
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Phonics
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Assessment
$2.00
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is a word doc that is a yearly overview for Australian Year 2 students. It includes a summary of maths units with acara outcomes. It is fully editable to suit what you need it for. It has most Acara outcomes for Mathematics for Year 2 students
Subjects:
Other (Math), Math Test Prep
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Whole Courses, Professional Documents
$2.00
3
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is a one page practice sheet on a Word Doc that helps students to measure how long rectangles are, by checking the ruler that is beside each rectangle. Very easy to edit for your needs by moving the size of the rectangles. I use this with 7 and
Subjects:
Math, Measurement
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$0.50
3
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is a criteria rubric with a 5 point scale for the text type genre Information Report. It is a generic version, that you can easily adapt to your topic. It is quite detailed, over 2 pages.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Assessment, Rubrics
$1.00
1
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is a word document that I use to map all six of my units of inquiry over a school year. There is space to list each unit, then I number the units from 1 to 6 and then map which approaches to learning we do, which learner profile, which key
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate, Classroom Management, For Administrators
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Outlines, For Principals & Administrators
$1.00
3
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is a criteria rubric for a who we are unit of inquiry for a PYP IB school. The unit is all about responsibilities and needs of children around the world and this is the final rubric that has a 5 point scale for the final pieces of work that
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Geography, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Assessment, Rubrics
$2.00
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
A two page spelling contract with a large variety of activities (48) that students can use to practice their spelling words or sort words at school.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.00
3
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is a 4 minute video that details our Sharing the Planet unit of inquiry. The central idea was ‘Human actions impact on the Earth’s resources.’ This unit was done with a Year 2 class. Aged 7 and 8 years old. See our central idea, lines of
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate, Writing, Earth Day
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$3.00
1
Video & Supporting Document
Duration: 04:28
By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is for my Australian colleagues. I have adapted my previous grid that I created for the whole of the red letter name alphabetic spellers words their way book to add all of the Australian supplement information. This grid is a must have to make
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Outlines, Scaffolded Notes
$2.00
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is for my Australian colleagues. I have adapted my previous grid that I created for the whole of the yellow within words spellers words their way book to add all of the Australian supplement information. This grid is a must have to make your
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Staff
Types:
Activities, Outlines, Scaffolded Notes
$2.00
2
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This unit was planned from First Steps 1st and 2nd Edition. This is an 8 page detailed term planner to teach the text type exposition or persuasive text. It is based on the idea that students need lots of explicit teaching first, they need to view
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Activities
$2.00
1
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is a 3 page word doc that includes a change to my usual Literacy Rotations, where students used to work through two 15 minute rotation activities. I have created something similar, but with a Literacy Contract. I have 6 groups within my class
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning
$2.00
1
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
A computerised word doc of a weekly planner. Set over 2 pages.
Subjects:
Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other
$1.00
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By Lyn Gibson - Gibson Guru
This is a table in a word document for the whole green book of Words their way. Every unit is listed, each word sort, with the focus of each sort. Fully editable, columns to adapt to your needs. I add columns to my table to document students'
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Phonics
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Assessment, Outlines
$2.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

25 Years experience in total. Taught in an IB PYP school for the past 12 years.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Love utilising ICT into my teaching. Love kids working together in groups and being allowed to talk, move around and choose different ways and places within the classroom to learn and create.

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