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Visit a Volcano Virtual Field Trip Webquest(Aligned with Virginia SOL 5.7d)Want to take a class trip to a volcano but can't quite afford flights to Hawaii? Then take your class on a virtual field trip! Students visit three websites focused on
Subjects:
Reading, Earth Sciences, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Multimedia, Webquests
$1.25
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Earthquake Virtual Field Trip(Aligned with VA SOL 5.7d)All links updated and in working order as of 4/12/19.Want to experience an earthquake from the comfort of your computer lab? Then take your class on a virtual field trip! Students visit four
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Instructional Technology, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Webquests
$1.99
234
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Reader’s Theater Pack: Events Leading to the Revolutionary War(Aligned with VA SOL USI.6c)This script pack contains 7 reader's theater scripts and can be used to teach or review events leading to the Revolution.The scripts are short and written for
Subjects:
Reading, U.S. History, Drama
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$7.50
193
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Plate Tectonics (Convergent and Divergent Plates) Virtual Field Trip(Aligned with VA SOL 5.7)Can’t afford to take your class to the Himalayas? Or in a submarine to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge? Then the next best thing is this virtual field trip!
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Instructional Technology, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Webquests
$2.00
146
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Vascular vs. Nonvascular Plants Webquest and Celery Experiment(Aligned with VA SOL 5.5)This webquest leads students to find out the differences between vascular and nonvascular plants. Websites for students are included on a separate page that can
Subjects:
Science, Environment, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Laboratory
$2.75
121
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Nonfiction Text Features Sort(Aligned with VA SOL K.10b, 1.10d, 2.9a, 3.6c)**New and improved with higher quality images!**Do your students need help learning the vocabulary of nonfiction text features (captions, glossary, index, etc.)? In this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.2.7, RI.3.7, RI.4.7
$2.50
130
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Solid, Liquid, Gas Experiment Using Oobleck(Aligned with VA SOL 5.4a, 5.4b)In this experiment, students work with oobleck (or a “mystery substance”) and have to determine if it’s a solid, liquid or gas based on experiments they design. All you have
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, Chemistry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Laboratory, Printables
$2.00
71
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Mixtures vs. Solutions Experiment--Graphic Organizer and Lab Sheets(Aligned with VA SOL 5.4e)After learning about mixtures and solutions, students participate in an exciting experiment.They have several options for what they can mix with water
Subjects:
Science, Chemistry, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Printables
$2.25
74
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Differentiated Hopes and Dreams Packet--Beginning of the Year Goal Setting What do students want to accomplish with you this year? If you are familiar with Responsive Classroom, then you'll know it encourages students to write a "Hope and Dream" to
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Character Education, Writing
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, For Parents
$2.50
40
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Reader’s Theater Pack: Events Leading to the Civil War(Aligned with VA SOL USI.9a and USI.9b)At less than $1.00 per script, this pack includes 11 reader's theater scripts which can be used to teach or review events leading to the Civil War.The
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Drama
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Scripts
$7.50
59
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Parent Teacher Conference Student Reflection Packet Want to hear more from students during your parent teacher conferences? If you invite your students or just share their reflections, this is a great way to get them reflecting. Students
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, For Parents
$1.00
43
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Figurative Language through Song Worksheets NEW AND IMPROVED!! Answer key is now included, along with a figurative language word bank (this could be copied or covered depending on the level of your students). Great review of figurative language!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Music, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Games
$1.20
42
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Reader's Theater: Nonfiction Text Features{Aligned with VA SOL K.10b, 1.10d, 2.9a, 3.6c)Do your students struggle remembering the difference between a caption and a bold word? The table of contents verse the index? This reader's theater helps
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Scripts, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.2.7, RI.3.7, RI.4.7
$1.20
58
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By Ms Sewell's Class
{Aligned with VA SOL USI.4a and USI.4b)Explorers Interactive Dice Game to Teach Obstacles and AccomplishmentsA very fun interactive game where students pretend to be either Coronado, de Champlain, la Salle, or Cabot. Flags from each country (plus
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, European History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Simulations
$3.75
69
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Reader's Theater: Explorers of the New WorldThis reader's theater discusses the four countries who had a large part in exploring the New World--Spain, France, England and Portugal. It covers areas of conflict and cooperation between these countries
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, U.S. History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.00
50
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Alfred Wegener's Continental Drift Theory Graphic Organizer Students read about Alfred Wegener and how his Theory of Continental drift (article included) was the basis for the Plate Tectonic Theory. They then use the reading to complete a graphic
Subjects:
Reading, Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
32
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Box and Whisker Plots--Note Sheet and Practice Use this page for students to record the vocabulary words associated with box-and-whisker plots including: -mean -lower extreme -lower quartile -upper extreme -upper quartile Also included is
Subjects:
Math, Algebra, Graphing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Printables
$1.50
39
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Color and Light Virtual Field TripAll links updated and working on 1/7/2019.This virtual field trip guides students through a series of websites explaining the science behind light and color. Students learn about ROY G. BIV and wavelength
Subjects:
Science, Instructional Technology, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Webquests
$2.00
35
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Reference Materials Powerpoint Game This is a quick game to get students talking about reference materials including: -almanacs -atlases -encyclopedias -thesauruses -dictionaries A question is posed and students have to state what reference
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Games
$3.20
44
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By Ms Sewell's Class
Reader's Theater: Quadrilaterals We used this reader's theater script to review our study of quadrilaterals. As we practiced, students chose sound effects (s.e.) and gestures (ges) to enhance the theatrical experience. When practicing this
Subjects:
Reading, Geometry, Drama
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Scripts
$2.20
49
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 10 years of teaching experience in 5th and 6th grade. I have my masters in reading from UVA and love to integrate literacy across content areas. I've had the opportunity to work with a variety of learners, including students with ADHD, ADD, students with learning disabilities, deaf and HOH students, blind students, students with emotional disorders, ESOL students, and gifted students. These opportunities have helped me to better reach all learning styles.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I'd describe my teaching styles as creative, arts integrated, literacy focused, interactive, cooperative, and appropriately challenging. I also like to give students multiple ways to show me what they know.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

CETA (Changing Education Through the Arts) Coordinator for three years; CETA Certificate of Study

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Elementary Education Degree from Penn State University Reading Masters Degree from the University of Virginia (UVA)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I love to integrate literacy and arts within all subject areas. I enjoy writing reader's theaters to teach my content so if there is some lesson you'd like to spice up, feel free to send me a message and your standards. We could work out a deal!

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