Meredith Schaefer

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By Meredith Schaefer
Use Fraction Match to reinforce students' understanding of improper fractions, mixed numbers and whole numbers. This activity is similar to traditional concentration, but requires students to make three-way matches between picture fraction models,
Subjects:
Math, Fractions, Math Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
$3.00
$2.50
306
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By Meredith Schaefer
Colorful, informative anchor charts explain folklore breakdown: Folktales, Fairy tales, Myths, Legends, Fables, Tall Tales. This package includes high-resolution anchor charts for each as well as a handout for students with all folklore genres - in
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Minilessons, Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
$5.00
$3.00
87
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Memoir Writing Unit of Study - Takes students through the entire writing process to write their own choice of memoir based on three mentor texts by well known authors. Some mini-lessons include teaching anchor charts provided, student handouts,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.3.3, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.6, W.4.3, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.4.6, W.5.3b, W.5.3c, W.5.3d...
$10.00
$8.50
90
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By Meredith Schaefer
Handouts and worksheet to help students vocalize "thick" questions during reading to deepen their comprehension. Work through color anchor charts for questioning, thin questions, and thick questions. The file includes beautiful color printouts as
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Minilessons
$3.00
80
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By Meredith Schaefer
This making connections poster is great to help students remember text-to-text, text-to-self, text-to-world, and text-to-media as they're reading. Simple pictures and prompts provide a tangible, visual aid to help deepen students' comprehension by
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Posters
$2.00
$1.00
43
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By Meredith Schaefer
Use Fraction Match to reinforce students' understanding of improper fractions, mixed numbers and whole numbers. This activity is similar to traditional concentration, but requires students to make three-way matches between picture fraction models,
Subjects:
Math, Fractions, Math Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
$3.00
$2.50
54
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By Meredith Schaefer
Third grade word wall words that match "Month by Month Phonics" and also include the days of the week and months. This PDF includes 22 pages of colorful words ready to tack up on your word wall. Spelling patterns and hints for remembering spelling
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Writing
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$5.00
50
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By Meredith Schaefer
Personal Narrative Writing Unit of Study - Takes students through the entire writing process to write their own choice of personal narrative using "Ira Sleeps Over" by Bernard Waber as a mentor text. Some mini-lessons include teaching anchor charts,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.3.3, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.4.6, W.5.3, SL.3.1, SL.3.5, SL.4.5, SL.5.1...
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$8.50
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By Meredith Schaefer
Use the idea of chocolate bars breaking apart to teach the "Break Apart Strategy" of Distributive Property of Multiplication. The chocolate bar is the array (area model) showing the product. Easy to set up for math center, early finisher,
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Math Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Test Prep, Homework, Math Centers
CCSS:
3.OA.B.5
$3.00
$2.50
22
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By Meredith Schaefer
This bundle includes 22 separate lessons to teach revision through engaging mini lessons featuring anchor charts, writing examples, student "try-it" pages, and helpful "next steps" to use going forward in writing. Based on Georgia Heard's "The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
W.3.3, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.4.3, W.4.5, W.5.3, W.5.5, L.3.1, L.3.3, L.4.3
$15.00
$12.00
27
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By Meredith Schaefer
F is for Freedom by Roni Schotter - Guided Reading Level O/P F is for Freedom - historical fiction chapter book is divided into 8 guided reading lessons (ranging from 2-3 chapters in a lesson) Can be used for guided reading lessons, small group,
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
$2.00
23
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By Meredith Schaefer
Use Fraction Match to reinforce students' understanding of improper fractions, mixed numbers and whole numbers. This activity is similar to traditional concentration, but requires students to make three-way matches between picture fraction models,
Subjects:
Math, Fractions, Math Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
CCSS:
3.NF.A.2
$3.00
$2.50
19
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By Meredith Schaefer
Personal Narrative Writing Unit of Study - Takes students through the entire writing process to write their own choice of personal narrative using "Ira Sleeps Over" by Bernard Waber as a mentor text. Some mini-lessons include teaching anchor charts,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.3.3, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.6, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.4.6, W.5.3b
$10.00
$8.50
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By Meredith Schaefer
The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson by Ann McGovern - Guided Reading Level O/P A great book for teaching biography genre, theme of courage and perseverance, American Revolution time period The book is divided into 4 lessons. Can be
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
$2.00
9
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By Meredith Schaefer
This full color "Note Values" handout shows the beat relationship for whole, half, quarter, eighth, and sixteenth notes. It includes pictures of the notes, name, and beat equivalent. This file size is letter size for regular printers. However, it
Subjects:
Music, Music Composition, Instrumental Music
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Posters
$2.00
3
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By Meredith Schaefer
8 versatile lessons to teach students how to revise for better word choice. Mini lessons, anchor charts, writing examples, student "try-it" pages, and helpful "next steps" to use going forward in writing. The lessons can be taught in order, or out
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Minilessons, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
W.3.4, W.3.5, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.5.4, W.5.5, L.3.3, L.4.3, L.5.3
$5.00
$4.00
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By Meredith Schaefer
Use Equivalent Fraction Match to reinforce students' understanding of fractions and equivalent fractions. This activity is similar to traditional concentration, but requires students to make three-way matches between picture fraction models,
Subjects:
Math, Fractions, Math Test Prep
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Games, Math Centers
CCSS:
3.NF.A.1, 3.NF.A.2
$3.00
$2.50
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By Meredith Schaefer
Common Core Aligned Fact Fluency Pack : This specific pack is aimed at fact fluency in addition for the intermediate grades (could easily be modified for second graders as well as for children receiving math tutoring). The pack includes a table of
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Mental Math
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
$12.00
$10.00
9
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By Meredith Schaefer
6 WORD STUDY GAMES: LONG VOWEL PATTERNS and REVIEW OF LONG/SHORT VOWELS. CVVC (EE, EA, IGH, OO, EW, UE, OW, OA, AY, AI) and CVCe games. Great for centers and/or word work! These games match Words Their Way sorts #19-23 in the "Within Word Pattern"
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
$12.00
$10.00
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By Meredith Schaefer
Helen Keller Courage in the Dark by Johanna Hurwitz - Guided Reading Level N/O A great book for teaching biography genre, theme of courage and perseverance The book is divided into 4 lessons. Can be used for guided reading lessons, small group,
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
$2.00
6
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my 5th year teaching 3rd grade and my 8th year teaching overall. Prior to being in education, I was a graphic designer.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My style of teaching is structured to allow for cooperative learning activities, engaging partnerships, and differentiation to meet the needs of all the students.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design as well as my Masters in Elementary Education. I am always looking for meaningful professional development and consider myself a lifelong learner.

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