Melissa DiBattista Wolff

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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
This All About Writing template book includes a title page, introduction, table of contents, chapter(s), closing, and about the author sections. My students love this template book because it helps them remember all the important items they need to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
W.K.2, W.1.2
$1.50
28 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
I use this as an introduction lesson to describing the difference between physical traits and character traits. I have the students use this document to write about themselves.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
RL.1.3, RL.2.7
$1.00
21 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
Great all in one pdf that students can use when writing "how to" pieces. Everything they need to include is in this document. My students love using it and have great success using it!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
W.1.2
$1.00
15 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
This graphic organizer helps students organize all the information they need to write a great persuasive piece. It includes the topic or opening sentence, three reasons, and a closing/solution. My students find this tool very helpful and they
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
W.1.1, W.2.1, W.3.1
$1.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
I assign this homework to my students at the beginning of our doubles and doubles plus one unit. It provides the students with a visual when solving the equations. There is also a written component that has students notice patterns as well as
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Homework
CCSS:
1.OA.C.6
$1.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
After reading the story Chrysanthemum have your students complete this fun name activity. Students write about why their name is special and absolutely perfect. Thanks to Krista Wallden for the amazing border. Check out her store at
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Back to School
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$1.00
9 ratings
3.9
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
These cute sheets are great paired with non fiction books on these winter holidays. I also pair these sheets with craft projects for each holiday. This pack also includes a winter holiday project letter to parents. My students really enjoy
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Winter
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$2.00
12 ratings
3.9
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
This assessment summarizes all the key vocabulary and concepts within an early elementary economics unit. This assessment addresses wants and needs, goods and services, consumers and producers, supply and demand as well as saving and making
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Economics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Assessment, Printables
$1.00
13 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
Great writing activity to go with a cute Thanksgiving craft. My students create a turkey with a coffee filter they color with markers and then we spread the color with water. They write how they would catch a turkey. Please leave your feedback.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Thanksgiving
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
Students from Kindergarten and up need to be able to compare and contrast characters/animals/places/topics, etc. These fun graphic organizers can be used to compare and contrast any topic (both fiction and nonfiction). Included are: -double
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Graphic Organizers
$1.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
I have used this song for five years to help my students line up quickly. After teaching the chant/song, I will just say the numbers and the students respond with the rest. They know what is expected of them when the song is over (to be in line,
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Posters
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
This product allows students to compare two characters both on the inside and on the outside. Sometimes students just focus on how they are different on the outside, this provides them the opportunity to compare on the inside too!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.K.9, RL.1.9
$1.00
2 ratings
3.8
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
Students can use this template to write a dream of their own just like MLK. I place this inside a large construction paper folded like a window. On the two outside flaps our student handprints (one white and one brown). When you open it up,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Martin Luther King Day
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
This quick assessment includes matching and illustrating physical features. Students first match the definition to the appropriate physical feature and then pick five physical features to illustrate. Physical features included are: mountain,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Assessment
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
After introducing goods and services, I have my class solve these riddles. Each student receives a riddle and they write down the community job that the riddle describes as well as whether the job provides a good or a service. The students then
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Economics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
Great to use with any read aloud! Students write how the character changes on both the inside and the outside from the beginning of the story to the end of the story. Last question is about the author's message.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
RL.1.3, RL.2.7
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
This one page activity allows students the opportunity to discuss their Thanksgiving traditions. Fits perfectly with the first grade social studies standard on how our community celebrates! Great way for students to share how they spend their
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Thanksgiving
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$1.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
This cute little pdf helps students with writing a "how to" piece. This will guide students with writing on how to build a snowman. There is a section for their materials, steps, closing, and about the author. My students love using this and is a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Winter
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
W.1.2
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
I provide this checklist to my students when we begin our How To writing unit. On this checklist is everything that I expect my students to include in a how to writing piece. I laminate them and provide each student with a checklist and a dry
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Rubrics
CCSS:
W.K.2, W.1.2, W.1.7
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa DiBattista Wolff
Give the students a candy heart. Instruct the students to glue the heart onto their page wherever they want. The students then turn the candy heart into any picture they want. They draw their picture and then write what they created. My students
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Valentine's Day
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my eighth year teaching. I've taught third and fourth grade and am currently teaching first grade. I am so fortunate that what I am passionate about is my profession!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I teach in a hands-on way, providing real world and meaningful experiences for my students. I teach my students how to work together, solve problems on their own, and strive to learn more. Team work makes the dream work.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Nominated for Teacher of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. Bonaventure University with a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education Pre-K-6.

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