Melissa Childs

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Gifted students will never fit into a box. They will dismantle it, refashion a stage, and climb upon it and sing.
 
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By Melissa Childs
Thank you for your interest in this product, Task Cards and Scoot Activity for Weathering, Erosion, Deposition & Earth’s Landforms! Two for one low price! This set of task cards can be used in several ways: Differentiated Practice (You work
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Geography, Test Preparation
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
$3.00
217 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This is a collection of test prep passages based on Common Core literary standards. There are a minimum of 5 passages for each grade level with assessment questions that use the language of the standards. The passages are labeled with their Lexile
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Assessment
$13.25
153 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This common core test prep and reading assessment is focused on the Grade 5 common core reading literacy standards RL1 through RL10, select writing standards, and select language standards. There are a total of 26 literacy assessment questions, 3
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
5th
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Assessment
$8.00
158 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This reading assessment is focused on the common core reading informational standards for grade 5. There are a total of 37 assessment questions in two formats: multiple choice and constructed response. There are 2 sets of 3 passages for each set
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text
Grades:
5th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
CCSS:
RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3, RI.5.4, RI.5.5, RI.5.6, RI.5.7, RI.5.8, RI.5.9
$3.50
106 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This reading assessment is focused on the Grade 4 common core reading information standards RI3 and RI4. There is one reading passage with a total of 24 assessment questions in a variety of formats, multiple choice, matching, short answer, and
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Informational Text
Grades:
4th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$3.50
76 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This common core test prep and reading assessment is focused on the Grade 4 common core reading literacy standards RL1 through RL10, select writing standards, and four of the language standards. There are a total of 21 literacy assessment questions,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
4th
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Assessment
$8.00
87 ratings
3.9
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By Melissa Childs
This reading assessment is focused on the fifth and sixth Grade 5 common core reading information standards RI5 and RI6. There are two reading passages with a total of 21 assessment questions in a variety of formats, multiple choice, matching, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Tools for Common Core, Test Preparation
Grades:
5th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Assessment
$3.50
71 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This product is found in my bundled set of 5 passages for late 20th century history for $5.25. That's $4.75 savings! Bundled Rdg Passages for Differentiated Learning: Late 20th Century This product contains: Reading Passage: “September 11th”
Subjects:
U.S. History, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Printables
$2.00
77 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.81 MB)
By Melissa Childs
This reading assessment is focused on the first and second Grade 4 common core reading information standards RI1 and RI2. There is one reading passage with a total of 15 assessment questions in a variety of formats, multiple choice, matching, short
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Informational Text
Grades:
4th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$3.50
74 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This reading assessment is focused on the first two Grade 6 common core reading information standards RI1 and RI2. There are a total of 18 assessment questions in a variety of formats, multiple choice, short answer, underline text, and multiple
Subjects:
Reading, Test Preparation
Grades:
6th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$3.50
54 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This product contains 50 slides that cover the basic inheritance and trait variation for elementary school students. The slides are aligned to Next Generation Science Standards but will work with any similar science standards across the
Subjects:
Biology, Environment, General Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Interactive Whiteboard, Activboard Activities
$4.00
53 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This product contains 75 slides that cover the basic plant and animal adaptations for elementary school students. The slides are aligned to Next Generation Science Standards but will work with any similar science standards across the world. This
Subjects:
Biology, Environment, General Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Interactive Whiteboard, Activboard Activities
$4.50
71 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (8.77 MB)
By Melissa Childs
Thank you for your interest in Cells and Microorganisms Task Cards. Three sets for 1 low price! There are 3 sets of task cards. There are 2 sets for cells and how single-celled organisms differ from multi-celled organisms (24 cards each). There
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Test Preparation
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
$3.25
66 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This reading assessment is focused on the Grade 4 common core reading information standards RI5 and RI6. There are two reading passages with a total of 22 assessment questions in a variety of formats, multiple choice, matching, and multiple
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Informational Text
Grades:
4th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$3.00
67 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This common core test prep and reading assessment is focused on the Grade 3 common core reading literary standards RL1 through RL10. There are a total of 44 literary assessment questions. There are two full passages and a page of 4 short Emily
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Assessment
$8.00
79 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This product is found in my Bundled Leveled Reading Passages for the Cold War Era. A combined set of 6 products for $8.00. The bundled pack saves you $4.00. Bundled Cold War Era Set of 6 Reading Comprehension Based on Common Core Thank you for
Subjects:
U.S. History, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Printables
$2.00
46 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
Thank you for your interest in this product, Task Cards Scoot The Civil War and Reconstruction! Two sets for one price! There are 32 cards for the Civil War. Most cards have 3-4 answer choices. There are 24 cards for Reconstruction. Most cards
Subjects:
U.S. History, Test Preparation
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
$2.85
66 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.05 MB)
By Melissa Childs
Thank you for your interest in this product, Task Cards and Scoot Activity for the Roaring 20s and the Great Depression! Two for one low price! This set of task cards can be used in several ways: Differentiated Practice (You work with one group,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Test Preparation
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
$3.00
57 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This differentiated reading assessment is focused on the first two Grade 5 common core reading information standards RI1 and RI2. There are a total of 13 assessment questions in a variety of formats, multiple choice, short answer, underline text,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Test Preparation
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Assessment
$3.50
53 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Childs
This product is contained in a bundled set of 8 passages found at the following link: Bundled Rdg Passages for Differentiated Learning: The U.S. Government This leveled reading comprehension product contains 3 passages for this topic. There are 10
Subjects:
U.S. History, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Printables
$2.00
33 ratings
3.9
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have spent most of my teaching career in fifth grade. I taught third early on for a year. I was the children's pastor/coordinator at my church for 10 years before finishing my undergrad degree in teaching. This experience helped me bring in an understanding of the personal and spiritual part of the children I would later teach. I now serve gifted students in 5th grade. I love what I do!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe in teaching through doing, experiencing, and sharing. I want my students to have opportunities everyday to learn in exciting and new ways. I continually grow in my own learning so that I can challenge my gifted students. I try to relate what they learn to what they experience so that my students see the relationship between education and life.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

It is simply an honor to work with wonderful people who care about the difference they make every day in their classrooms.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

University of Georgia Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education; Walden University Masters Degree in Reading, Writing, and Early Literature; Valdosta State University Specialists Degree in Instructional Technology; Gifted Certified Online Teaching Certified

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am married with two sons who make everyday an adventure.

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