Michael Purcell

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By Michael Purcell
Students will love interacting with this animated PowerPoint slide show. Watch as knives, scissors, and chainsaws cut objects into halves and fourths. Students will be introduces to the vocabulary words half, fourth, and quarters. Supports Common
Subjects:
Math, Fractions
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Math Centers
$3.50
61 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
Students and teacher alike will be able to track the amount of time remaining on any activity or work time. This fun PowerPoint timer can be set to countdown from practically any amount of time desired: 60, 45, 30, 20, 15, 10, and 5 minute
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Fun Stuff
$3.50
17 ratings
3.9
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By Michael Purcell
What's My Shape? is an animated, interactive Power Point slide show in which students receive clues so they may predict the geometric shapes that will appear. This activity can be used as a whole-group instructionl lesson, as well as, individual or
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Math Centers
$3.50
8 ratings
3.9
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By Michael Purcell
This well-known, whole-group activity is a fun way to have students practice identifying the 2-D geometric shapes and their attributes. Supports Common Core Standard 1.G.1.
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$1.50
15 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
Students will have fun, visual cues and they learn and memorize the addition doubles. The posters are designed to go hand-in-hand for students to practice seeing, saying, and acting out the poems. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Computation, Posters
$2.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
This fun-filled, hands-on activity pack has independent, small-group, or whole-group games and activities. All activities support Common Core 1.MD.1 and 1.MD.2. Activities include: * Journal Prompts * Scavenger Hunt * Cooperative Activities *
Subjects:
Math, Measurement
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
1.MD.A.1, 1.MD.A.2
$5.00
13 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
Cute way for students will practice mentally adding and subtracting 10. Directly supports Common Core Standard 1.NBT.5, (Mentally add 10 more or take 10 away.) a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/deed.en_US">This
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Computation
$1.50
9 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
This fun-filled, hands-on activity pack has over 20 pages of independent, small-group, or whole-group games and activities. All activities support Common Core 1.G.1, 1.G.2, and 1.G.3. Activities include: * I Have... Who Has... cards * Venn
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Math Centers
CCSS:
1.G.A.1, 1.G.A.2
$4.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
This well-known, whole-group activity is a fun way to have students practice addition and subtraction fluency up to 20. Supports Common Core Standard 1.OA.6. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Computation
$1.50
10 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
A fun, interactive PowerPoint lesson that can be used whole-group, small-group, or individually. This PowerPoint presention follows the pattern, "A square is just a square until it is a...." Students will make connections as they click on some
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Minilessons
$3.50
9 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
This well-known, whole-group activity is a fun way to have students practice the concept of Place Value to 99. Supports Common Core Standard 1.NBT.2. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.50
7 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
Students will roll onset and rime cubes to build words. Some words will be real words and some words will be make-believe words. This fun way to practice phonics skills will also help students in need of monitoring for the Nonsense Word Fluency
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.50
10 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
Candy Corn Time is a simple activity that can be used individually, with partners, or in small groups 1.MD.3. Students will assemble pieces of candy corns with matching times. Times include analog clocks, digital times, and time words to the
Subjects:
Math, Halloween, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Math Centers
$2.00
4 ratings
3.9
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By Michael Purcell
These Geo-Centers are designed as a fun, hands-on way for student to independently practice skills taught in the classroom. This set was created for a Geo Board that measures 7 in. x 7 in. and has 5 x 5 rows of pegs. This set is for practice on the
Subjects:
Math, Mental Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Computation, Math Centers
CCSS:
1.OA.B.3
$3.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
Combinations of 10 AND a review of +1, -1, +2, -2 This packet is designed for daily computation fluency practice and assessment. Students spend 1-2 minutes practicing the facts while both seeing and saying the entire fact, including the answer.
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Computation, Printables
CCSS:
1.OA.C.6
$5.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
This interactive PowerPoint lesson introduces students to time to the hour and half hour. Supports 1.MD.3. This original story follows the leader of Planet Time, Zelnhour, and his 2nd in Command, Sorgaminute, as they create a code of numbers to
Subjects:
Math, Measurement
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
1.MD.B.3
$5.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
A collection of over 15 of the best-loved, most-requested, Word Wall activities used in my classroom. Activities include: * Word Search * Ooh-La-La * Call Me * Word Graph * Shape Up * Stamp It * Write a Sentence * ABC Order * Hangman *
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.50
1 rating
3.7
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By Michael Purcell
This well-known, whole-group activity is a fun way to have students practice addition and subtraction fluency of Doubles and Doubles +/- 1. Supports Common Core Standard 1.OA.6. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
This packet is designed for daily computation fluency practice and assessment. Students spend 1-2 minutes practicing the facts while both seeing and saying the entire fact, including the answer. Following the practice session, students will take a
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Computation, Printables
CCSS:
1.OA.C.6
$5.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Michael Purcell
This well-known, whole-group activity is a fun way to have students practice the mental addition and subtraction fluency of 10 more or 10 less than a given number. Supports Common Core Standard 1.OA.5. a rel="license"
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Computation
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've taught 1st grade for 26 years. 9 years in Indiana and 17 years in Kansas.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe children learn best with they have fun, hands-on activities and can work in small group settings.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I've been fortunate to receive the Sallie Mae 1st year teacher award, our local district's Shining Star Award, Lion's Club Educatior of the Year, and a Kansas finalist for Teacher of the Year.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA, MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe, KS MEd, MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe, KS

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