Nicole Hilsabeck

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By Nicole Hilsabeck
A fun Halloween lesson for middle school: create a scale drawing of a spooky house! Using a provided floor plan, students can calculate square footage and use a scale to create their own drawings. Includes student guide, floor plan, and teacher
Subjects:
Geometry, Measurement, Halloween
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
7.G.A.1
$3.00
14 ratings
3.9
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
"Vicious Vittles Sandwich Shop" This activity features 6 word problems that increase in difficulty, giving students the opportunity to use rate and unit rate math problems. Includes quick teacher guide and answer key-- also great to teach
Subjects:
Word Problems
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
6.EE.A.2c, 7.EE.B.4a, 6.RP.A.3b, 7.RP.A.2c
$2.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
A guide with seven activities to help student groups create their own clans--this project is a great way to finish out a unit on Early Humans (and has group activities that look wonderful on display for open house!) Instead of handouts or packets,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$2.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
Collaborative project to build confidence in using order of operations This project includes a peer evaluation rubric, student guidelines, and basic teacher guide Great activity to build math and cooperative learning skills, allows students to
Subjects:
Order of Operations
Grades:
5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
5.OA.A.1, 6.EE.A.1
$3.00
18 ratings
3.9
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
The writing portfolio is a great tool for taking students through a semester or year-long experience of the writing and editing process, and gives you quick samples to pull to assess students' skills and progress! This student portfolio checklist
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects
CCSS:
WHST.6-8.1, WHST.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.3
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
25 Journal topic questions to be used as prompts for middle school social studies lessons on Mesopotamia Use before each lesson to generate discussions and get students thinking about topics before you teach your Mesopotamia lessons! Questions are
Subjects:
Ancient History
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Other
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
Independent literature unit of study featuring short vocabulary, basic plot questions, essay questions, and multiple intelligence-based activities and projects to increase interest and depth of understanding of Lois Lowry's The Giver. Students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study
$4.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
"Perilous Pies" Math activity Your students have been invited to taste their cousins' perilous pies for Thanksgiving! Using a table with various information given for each pie, students can use formulas and equations to find the missing
Subjects:
Geometry
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
7.G.B.4
$3.00
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
Three individual art lesson plans to accompany your social studies unit on early humans! Explore cave and rock painting, using natural materials as pigments, and creating wildlife sculptures and totem pouches with your students! Each lesson
Subjects:
Ancient History
Grades:
6th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables
$4.00
3 ratings
3.9
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
Based on the Grimm Brothers' original fairy tale, this script works great for upper elementary of early middle school students. Works great in the classroom as a literature activity or as a full stage production! I wrote this script to introduce
Subjects:
Drama, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Printables, Scripts, Cooperative Learning
$4.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
14 Questions about The Giver by Lois Lowry Students are instructed to choose 10 questions to answer in complete sentences; question levels include comprehension and analysis. Works great as a cumulative test, list of journal questions, or open
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1
$2.00
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
Motivational poster featuring artwork inspired by an Ancient Egyptian statue of a child quoting a motivational Ancient Egyptian proverb...perfect for the classroom! Use it to support your ancient studies curriculum or to motivate students (or
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Posters
$5.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
Ancient Egyptian-inspired art poster "Seek peacefully, you will find" Great classroom poster for ancient studies teachers or general motivational use! Original artwork created by Niki Hilsabeck
Subjects:
Ancient History, Archaeology
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Posters
$4.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
A great motivational quote for teachers by Aristotle, featuring an apple and books Give to a friend as encouragement or hang in your own classroom for daily inspiration! Artwork created by Niki Hilsabeck
Subjects:
Education, Educational Administration & Policy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, ...
Types:
Posters
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
Bring fall into your classroom with this math lesson! Students use seasonally collected items such as seedpods, sticks, and leaves to estimate, create graphs, analyze data, and find ratios. Activity includes teacher guide, student investigation
Subjects:
Graphing, Other (Math), Autumn
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Printables, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
5.MD.B.2, 6.SP.B.4, 6.RP.A.1
$2.75
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
A list of writing project ideas for students studying early humans, this guide features choices in expository or narrative writing and explains word count requirements and specific guidelines to help students choose a writing topic for this
Subjects:
Ancient History, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
Ancient Egyptian-inspired artwork on a motivational poster for students and staff--this piece works great for classrooms or lounges! Featuring and Ancient Egyptian King (modeled after Osiris), this poster works well for Ancient Egyptian studies or
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History, Education
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Posters
$5.00
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
Print size approximately 8 x 10 Ancient Egyptian Proverb poster "Every man must act in the rhythm of his time... such is wisdom" Great discussion starter for history teachers! Original artwork by Niki Hilsabeck
Subjects:
Ancient History, Other (Social Studies - History), Anthropology
Grades:
6th, 7th, 9th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Posters
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
Digitally created Halloween poster by Niki Hilsabeck Features ten little ghosts hiding around a spooky house at night-- great for decorating the classroom or counting with primary students! Original artwork copyright Niki Hilsabeck-- please use
Subjects:
Halloween
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Posters
$1.00
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By Nicole Hilsabeck
Literature unit for Urashima and the Kingdom beneath the Sea, as retold by Ralph F. McCarthy and illustrated by Shiro Kasamatsu Features vocabulary, comprehension, sequencing, writing and math connection activities This unit works great for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Homeschool Curricula, Activities, Literature Circles
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

10 + Years in the classroom, sixth grade (elementary and middle school, all subjects), 6-8 Humanities, Drama, Creative Writing, Art, German 2 Years as private tutor K-8 (math and language arts)

MY TEACHING STYLE

I prefer to let students guide their own learning when possible and enjoy integrating curriculum to keep students engaged.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Yet to be added

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

One year scholarship in the Congress-Bundestag exchange program (Germany) B.A. University of Redlands Extension units through UCR (emphasis on art)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am currently an artist and freelance writer in Southern California.

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