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By Mrs VanMeter
This packet includes several "Attention Grabbers". I use ALL of these in my kindergarten classroom. Using attention grabbers helps reduce disruptions and eases transitions in the classroom. Thank you. As always, I appreciate your
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Character Education
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$4.50
649 ratings
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By Mrs VanMeter
This packet includes an uppercase and lowercase sort for every letter of the alphabet. This packet has recently been updated with black and white only images because of a few requests to help save on ink. It is helpful for those preschool and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Back to School, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Other, Activities, Printables
$4.00
436 ratings
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By Mrs VanMeter
Play-dough Math includes Kindergarten Math activities for math stations. Common Core Correlation: K.OA.2 Solve addition word problems orally up to 10 when read aloud using objects or drawings. K.CC.4 Count objects by touching them singularly
Subjects:
Math, Back to School, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Math Centers
$4.50
413 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
Play-dough Letters and Words is designed for Kindergarten students. These can be used in literacy activities or stations. Laminate, cut, and put out your favorite colors of Play-dough and you are ready to go. Common Core Correlation: K.L.1, K.L.2,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Back to School, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.50
202 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
The Super Hero Behavior and Classroom Management Pack includes the following PBIS posters: Be Respectful! Be Responsible! Be Prepared! Be Your Best! Be Safe! Be Yourself! It also includes "rug rules", as I like to refer to them. Hands and Feet to
Subjects:
School Counseling, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$4.00
158 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
Are you looking for a simple emergent reader text to go with a unit on penguins? This emergent reader text includes easy to read sight words and a repetitive pattern for your emerging readers. All pages, images and text are black and white to save
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Winter, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Other, Activities, Printables
$2.00
216 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
This product includes over 100 lunch choice pictures for your classroom. Each picture includes the name of the food. The pictures help the morning routine of choosing lunch faster and efficient. My students use popsicle sticks with names when
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Other, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$4.00
229 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
*This product is recommended for kindergarten; however, other grade levels can use resources from this packet.* (K.NBT.1: Compose and decompose numbers from 11 to 19 into ten ones and some further ones.) Included in This Unit: * Pages 3-13: Base
Subjects:
Math, Holidays/Seasonal, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Math Centers
$4.00
197 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
Are you looking for a simple emergent reader text to go with a unit on polar bears? This emergent reader text includes easy to read sight words and a repetitive pattern for your emerging readers. All pages, images and text are black and white to
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Winter, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Other, Activities, Printables
$2.00
140 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
This no-prep literature study is great for the month of December or January. Students love the story of "Snowmen at Work" and "Snowmen at Night". Included in this packet are no-prep printables and interactive journal pages that will keep your
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Winter, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.50
157 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
Are you looking for simple emergent readers for your kinders to go with a unit on polar bears, penguins, walruses or seals? These emergent reader texts include easy to read sight words and a repetitive pattern for your emerging readers. All pages,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Winter, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Other, Activities, Printables
$5.50
135 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
The Dauber Mega Pack includes: * 26 pages of letter identification * 10 pages of syllable counting * 5 pages of beginning sound identification * 20 pages of number identification * 4 pages of ten frames (73 total pages including cover pages and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Other, Activities, Printables
$4.00
240 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
Indiana has organized the RISE evaluation according to Domains. This product will organize "artifacts" in a binder for each Domain. It contains 30 pages to organize the Domains and Competencies of RISE. The Domains
Subjects:
Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Staff
Types:
Other, Professional Documents, For Principals & Administrators
$5.00
116 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
Are you looking for a simple emergent reader text to go with a unit on dinosaurs? This emergent reader text includes easy to read sight words and a repetitive pattern for your emerging readers. All pages, images and text are black and white to save
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Science, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
Other, Activities, Printables
$1.25
102 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
Who doesn't love potato chips? This product includes 20 positive awards for students with a "chip" theme. The variety of chips used are easy to find and are usually available in small (convenience store) sizes. Each award is positive and
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), For All Subject Areas, For All Subjects
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.00
105 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
Common Core correlation standards: K.RF.1 K.RF.3 K.RF.4 This emergent reader text is appropriate for kindergarten students. The sight word "have" is used consistently throughout the book. The book has a title page and each page is numbered for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.25
131 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
UPDATED on 3-22-13 This unit is designed for kindergarten and first grade students. I have included a Venn diagram, graphing data, Frayer model for interesting words, explosive vocabulary, math journal prompt, two experiments, a bubble map, and
Subjects:
Science, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.00
66 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
Kindergarten Math Common Core B.O.Y. and E.O.Y. Benchmarks (with graphs for both) include the following standards: K.CC.1.e - Count orally to 100 by ones. K.CC.1.f - Count orally by tens to one hundred. K.CC.3.a and d - Recognize numbers
Subjects:
Math, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
Assessment
$3.00
106 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
The September Daily Math Journal is Common Core aligned to Kindergarten curriculum. It includes 21 days of spiral review over the following Common Core Standards: K.MD.3, K.CC.3, K.CC.4, K.CC.5, K.CC.6, K.OA.3. Each sheet includes two on a page for
Subjects:
Math, Back to School, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
Other, Minilessons, Printables
$3.00
107 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs VanMeter
This product is jammed packed with all your calendar and classroom set up needs. It includes 132 pages of: Weather Chart Learning Target Alphabet with Pictures While You Were Absent Folder Nameplates Months of the Year Days of the Week Calendar
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$6.00
76 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a Christian woman, wife, mother of three beautiful children and have been called to educate children and use my knowledge and skills as an elementary school teacher. I am currently a kindergarten teacher in a small town in southern Indiana. I enjoy each and every day in my kindergarten classroom. I value leadership and am eager to lead in small collaborative groups in order to build relationships with my colleagues and community.I have been trained in Simple 6 Writing, Writer's Workshop, PBIS, Six Traits, DIBELS, mClass Math, reading strategies, Four Block, Literacy Groups, Literature Circles, and Simple 6 Math.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style integrates hands-on learning with independent strategies. We sing, dance, and move frequently during transitions to keep their little bodies busy. Small math groups and literacy rotations are both used for collaboration between peers. I enjoy data and technology.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2016 VCSC District Teacher of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I attended the University of Southern Indiana and graduated in 2004. I earned a Masters in Education from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2008. I recently finished my Principal Leadership License.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I enjoy teaching units that involve a balance of reading and literacy skills that make connections in science, social studies and mathematics.

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