My Life At The Pencil Sharpener

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My Life At The Pencil Sharpener
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"One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world" - Malala Yousafzai
 
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Main idea and details is one of the toughest concepts for students, but this game will give your class great practice and a better understanding of this skill. Simply cut out the main idea/detail phrases that go with each story and place them in an
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This game will help you teach character traits and motivation. Great for a small group or centers, students will read a story that is glued to an envelope. Inside the envelope are 4 possible motives. They must determine the correct character
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This common core aligned game is quick and easy to play in a small group or as a whole class. Game was designed with standardized testing questions in mind. Spread the cards around a table or around the room and distribute answer sheets to each
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These quote posters offer inspirational thoughts from Kid President with an added bonus: QR codes linking to the video where the quote can be found! Use these posters individually and rotate through one quote every few weeks or decorate your room,
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This download has everything you need for a start to finish unit on "The Chalk Box Kid." All items are common core aligned and ready to use! Included: - A Pacing Guide -Comprehension Questions For Each Chapter - covering many different important
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Practice solving both single and multi-step word problems with these 2 fun games. Simply print and you are ready to go! Games can be played with game boards or use as task cards. A great test prep tool that can be used in two stages as students
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A complete unit to accompany the story Mercy Watson to The Rescue. Included: - Pacing guide -Comprehension questions for each chapter -Weekly focus skills with activities -Weekly vocabulary -End of unit activities (a game and an
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To practice the basics of geometry - lines and angles - students can use this small group/center game. The game is played much like "Go Fish" but with a cupcake theme. Topics covered are: lines, line segments, points, rays, intersecting lines,
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2nd, 3rd, 4th
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This common core aligned game includes 3 versions - for 3 different levels of student abilities for true differentiated learning. Students will move around the room trying to identify 10 different polygons (circle, square, oval, rectangle,
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1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
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Everything you need for a Hollywood or Movie themed classroom. This pack includes 73 pages of editable decorations, ideas, printables. Make your life easier by getting it all in one place! Included: *Classroom Labels - for centers as well as
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This product includes 2 activities and 3 worksheets to practice finding the attributes of polygons. These are all common core aligned and have been a great help to me in my classroom for state testing prep. Included: - Polygon Master - students
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This purchase has everything you need to read Dahl's book "The Twits" in a small group or with your whole class. All activities are common core aligned and great for test prep! Included: Pacing Guide Comprehension Worksheets (3 per week) Weekly
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Long division is a tough concept to teach! Get your students engaged and involved with this fun activity. Students will work to practice the steps of long division using the mnemonic trick of "Does McDonald's Serve Cheese Burgers?" Students will
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A complete unit spanning the whole book, "The Stone Fox." In this unit you will find a pacing guide, vocabulary and comprehension questions for each chapter (all common core aligned), weekly focus skills (compare/contrast, characters,
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Students will get great practice using what they know combined with what a short passage tells them to make an inference with this game. "Read My Mind" is played like the popular kids game "Headbands" where one student will place a picture card
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Solving word problems is one of the most difficult tasks in math! Make this fun and engaging for your students with this easy, ready to use unit. Students will become detectives (and earn badges along the way) as they learn clues to help them
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Students get up and moving while learning to use context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words. Students are given a response sheet that has 12 different sentences on it (there are 3 versions of this sheet to prevent copying and easier
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In this purchase you receive a great activity to practice an important common core skill. This activity also mirrors questions that frequently arise in standardized and state tests. Great test prep! Includes: - 14 spring themed objects to
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2nd, 3rd, 4th
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With this download you get 37 pages worth of resources. The Great Multiplication Race will encourage students to master multiplication facts with a race car theme. Students can design their own race car for a bulletin board display showing their
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This fun download includes mustache themed activities to teach 3 different reading comprehension skills. All games are common core aligned and ready to use in your room! 1. Fact and Opinion - students have mustaches on popsicle sticks with the
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught 12 years in both private and public school settings. Over the span of this time I have had great experiences teaching kindergarten, third grade and special education.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I truly believe that each student comes to the classroom with unique talents and abilities. For this reason I teach most often in small, differentiated groups. My classroom is an active, engaging environment where students often explore feel free to take risks with their learning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

In addition to my undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education, I also hold a K-12 Reading Endorsement and K-12 Intervention Specialist License. I have also completed a masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

When I am not working on classwork I love spending time crafting and being creative with my two beautiful daughters!

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