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By Michelle Oakes
This unit includes 7 lesson plans that are common core aligned to go with the popular book, The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats. It also provides anchor charts to teach each topic and worksheets or activities to reinforce ideas. Topics
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Activities
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RF.1.3e, L.1.1e
$5.00
739
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By Michelle Oakes
This unit includes 6 lesson plans that are Common Core aligned to go with the popular book, If You Take a Mouse to the Movies by Laura Numeroff. It also provides anchor charts to teach each topic and worksheets or activities to reinforce ideas.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Activities
$5.00
195
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By Michelle Oakes
This unit includes 9 lesson plans that are common core aligned to go with the popular book, The Mitten by Jan Brett. It also provides anchor charts to teach each topic and worksheets or activities to reinforce ideas. Topics Covered:Predicting Story
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Activities
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RF.1.3e, L.1.1e, L.1.1f
$5.00
281
Digital Download PDF (96.31 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
This is an adorable packet of activities to make your 100th Day of School Great! Pick up a copy of the Wolf's Chicken Stew by Keiko Kasza and this unit and you'll have a blast! This mini-unit includes ideas to use with the book, a 100th Day
Subjects:
Math, Holidays/Seasonal, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$4.50
436
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By Michelle Oakes
This unit includes 5 lesson plans that are common core aligned to go with the popular book, Love, Splat by Rob Scotton. It also provides anchor charts to teach each topic and worksheets or activities to reinforce ideas. Topics
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Activities
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.4, L.1.4c
$3.50
184
Digital Download PDF (87.44 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Snowflake Bentley: This unit includes 8 lesson plans that are Common Core aligned to go with the popular book, Snowflake Bentley. It also provides anchor charts when necessary to teach a topic and worksheets or activities to reinforce ideas.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Activities
$5.00
49
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By Michelle Oakes
This pack has everything you need for your winter centers! It includes 9 math and 9 literacy centers, plus several writing center activities as well. Topics covered include: (Math)Spin a Sum (Adding Multiples of 10)Number orderEven and
Subjects:
Math, Balanced Literacy, Winter
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers, Activities
$9.00
265
Digital Download PDF (67.20 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
This unit includes 6 lesson plans that are common core aligned to go with the book, Penguins by Emily Bone, but can be used with any penguin nonfiction book. It also provides anchor charts to teach each topic and worksheets or activities to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Posters, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.3, RI.1.4, RI.1.9
$4.50
116
Digital Download PDF (33.28 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Tacky the Penguin. This unit includes 7 lesson plans that are common core aligned to go with the popular book, Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester. It also provides anchor charts to teach each topic and worksheets or activities to reinforce ideas.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Activities
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.7, RL.1.9, RL.2.3, L.1.1f
$4.25
100
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By Michelle Oakes
This pack has everything you need for your holiday centers! It includes 7 math and 7 literacy centers, plus several writing center activities as well. Topics covered include: (Math)Number orderEven and oddAddiiton, Greater than, Less than
Subjects:
Math, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers, Activities
$9.00
144
Digital Download PDF (42.05 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
READING UNIT BUNDLE! These Shared Reading Units help to focus on the Common Core Standards while enjoying some of our favorite picture books, both fiction and nonfiction.  These lessons are completely ready to print and go.  Some lessons are
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Close Reading
Grades:
1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Minilessons
$69.75
$50.00
20
Bundle
By Michelle Oakes
This includes 45 activities that are quick, easy and aligned to the common core standards for first grade. Each morning your students will choose an activity, get out their morning work notebook and get started on their activity. You can also use
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Winter
Grades:
1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers, Printables
$5.00
257
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By Michelle Oakes
In this packet you'll find lesson plans for activities to teach homophones, including directions and materials for a homophone hunt, a homophone poster, recording sheets, a homophone mini-book, and a homophone memory game. **THIS IS THE SAME UNIT
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Games
$3.00
115
Digital Download PDF (14.47 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
Martin Luther King. This unit includes 6 lesson plans that are common core aligned to go with the popular book, Happy Birthday Martin Luther King by Jean Marzollo. It also provides anchor charts to teach and worksheets or activities to reinforce
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Activities
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.3, RI.1.4, RI.1.9, RF.1.3f, RF.1.3g
$5.00
51
Digital Download PDF (34.93 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
The Trees of the Dancing Goats: This unit includes 7 lesson plans that are Common Core aligned to go with the popular book, The Trees of the Dancing Goats by Patricia Polacco. It also provides anchor charts when necessary to teach a topic and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Activities
$5.00
18
Digital Download PDF (24.19 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
To see a preview of this product click here: Merry, Merry Mistletoe CentersThese centers are differentiated and great for grades K-2. Each center has several different options for all of your kids. Included are:5 Literacy Centers:Short and Long
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers, Printables
$9.00
65
Digital Download PDF (66.31 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
This unit includes: 2 mini-books on the Arctic Fox. (One for grades K-1 and on for grades 2-3.) A Shared Reading story for the teacher to share with the class. Comprehension Questions Vocabulary Cards and a vocabulary fill in sheet. A vocabulary
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Nonfiction Book Study, Printables
$7.00
15
Digital Download PDF (70.37 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
In this center, your students will sort the snowball picture cards, by people, places and things. When they have completed the sort, they must record their work on the sheet provided
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities
$2.00
95
Digital Download PDF (32.62 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
This cute penguin center has your students sort ending chunks (rimes) with the correct r-blend (dr, br, cr) to make a word. They will sort the snowballs under the correct penguin and then record their answers on the sheet provided.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$2.00
86
Digital Download PDF (0.92 MB)
By Michelle Oakes
This is a pack of 5 Football Literacy Centers based on the following Common Core Standards: Center 1: R.F. 1.2 and 1.3 (Long and Short Vowel Sort) Students will sort words into two categories, long and short vowels. Center 2: R.F. 1.3 and L 1.4
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$4.00
78
Digital Download PDF (68.51 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching 19 years. This will be year 15! 14 years were been in first grade and I'm now our school's reading specialist. I absolutely love teaching. I have always dreamed of being a teacher and feel blessed to be able teach.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love to use hands on and inquiry based learning. I believe in making learning fun while still integrating and mastering the standards.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I've been nominated for Disney's Teacher of the year twice, as well as included in Who's Who Among America Teachers for two years.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a degree in Elementary Education grades K-8 from Miami University and a Masters in Reading from Xavier University.

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