No Frills Classroom

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To learn more about how I use these in my classroom, visit my website (and subscribe for updates--I like to put stuff for FREE there!). This purchase is for 33 charts ONLY. To make them "mini-charts" download and change preferences during printing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Literacy Center Ideas
$4.00
1
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By No Frills Classroom
Sometimes kids need to reflect and take responsibility in ways that go beyond knowing an action was wrong. Logical consequences paired with student choice allow students to understand and take ownership over their choices and share with families.
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Printables
$3.00
$2.50
11
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This is a great companion resource for Research Rounds (included in purchase). It helps students connect the time periods with the major events or ideas of the time. Sample in preview. Time periods include: Great Migration Great
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities
$1.00
Digital Download PDF (0.21 MB)
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If you have your students stop and jot on sticky notes or in a Reader's Notebook as they read, this is a great companion response page. This encourages them to grow a single idea by writing in more depth about it. There are sentence starters to
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables
$1.00
2
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By No Frills Classroom
Click the preview to see Research Rounds in action. This file includes BIOGRAPHY guided notes pages that correspond to a question guide that can be differentiated. The questions come from Fountas and Pinnell’s Genre Prompting Guide. BE SURE TO
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
$4.00
4
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By No Frills Classroom
These are ideal for differentiation and many different math lessons using base-10 number system for number sense. 13 versions of each for differentiation (total of 39 charts) Slide into plastic sleeves to use with dry erase markers! One buyer
Subjects:
Math, Place Value
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
2
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Get this for FREE at nofrillsclassroom.com This read aloud and the accompanying lessons are meant to support students in long-term independent reading goals throughout the course of the year. The read aloud unit will focus on higher-order thinking
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study
$5.00
11
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By No Frills Classroom
This timeline accompanies the goal sheets or flipmarks (check out my store!) to guide students in selecting appropriate goals. To support students, ask them to cut out the goals and place them on their goal timeline without gluing first. You might
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Other, Assessment, Interactive Notebooks
$3.00
1
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By No Frills Classroom
This is a companion resource for the Goal Timeline for fictional reading. Students use this to set reading goals daily and assess focus level as well as meeting the goals. To streamline student resources, consider using the Genre Flipmarks (search
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Other, Assessment, Printables
FREE
1
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By No Frills Classroom
This menu was designed to compact New York State's Grade 4 El Module 1 curriculum. It gives students opportunities to practice multiple research strategies and research using the books recommended and/or provided by the curriculum. Teachers can
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Graphic Organizers
$4.00
3
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By No Frills Classroom
I created FLIPMARKS when I noticed students with reading logs, comprehension resources and goal-sheets up the wazoo! Wanting to hold students accountable, but streamline their resources, the flipmark was born. Students keep it in their independent,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Graphic Organizers
$4.00
8
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This was a special request flipmark designed to be used in a small group for a reading lesson that could only last 20 minutes! This flipmark is LARGER (two per page) than the Genre Flipmarks (which is 3 to the page) for those of you wanting to test
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Poetry
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons
FREE
2
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By No Frills Classroom
It's that time of year...you're nostalgic but also looking ahead to a fun summer and seeing your students move to the next grade! Celebrate the special qualities that make each of them unique with these certificates. With this purchase you'll
Subjects:
End of Year
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff
$4.00
3
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More coming soon...but here is a link to a Debate Ladder that can be used with the Suffrage Unit/Susan B. Anthony study. I designed it for The Hope Chest.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Research, Activities, Novel Study
FREE
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By No Frills Classroom
Special request for a first grade version! Includes 12 pages for a color or BW book and a link to edit them as you wish: -Cover -favorites page -Then and now page -First grade facts page -Map of the classroom page -Memory page -Friends page -All
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Summer, Classroom Community
Grades:
1st
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.00
1
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By No Frills Classroom
Get your students involved in recognizing students who meet positive expectations each day! If you don't use PBIS specifically, then you can use the generic "positive behavior" version. If your school nominates class student of the month, this is
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff
$1.00
Digital Download PDF (1.46 MB)
By No Frills Classroom
Sometimes a little incentive and recognition can go a long way! I include these mini-certificates with my sub plans. Copy on colorful paper, instruct the substitute of how to use them (I say 1-3 per period is great!) and help your rock star
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff
$1.00
3
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By No Frills Classroom
This resource was created for fourth graders, but can easily be adapted for your routines and habits during independent reading. LINK TO GOOGLE SLIDES also included to edit! PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT OR RATE THE PRODUCT IF DOWNLOADING! I WOULD
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Assessment
$1.00
6
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By No Frills Classroom
Thank you to those that attended my session at the 2nd Annual Teacher Leadership Conference in New York City on June 3rd. This download includes a PDF version of the slides and links to resources. In this session, we explored three strategies to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Professional Documents, For Principals & Administrators, Professional Development
FREE
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By No Frills Classroom
If you use The Hope Chest as a novel study in your class, this theme activity will support students at varying levels to better understand the theme. This can be used before the end of the book to begin thinking about the theme and see how many
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study
$3.00
7
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MY TEACHING STYLE

I create learning experiences that prioritize engagement, high expectations and an intentional progression of standards. I reserve the frills for the learning--if it doesn't have a purpose, don't do it!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2017 Finalist for New York State's Teacher of the Year 2015 Recipient of NYC's Big Apple Award for Teaching Excellence 2013 East Regional Recipient of the International Literacy association's Award for Technology and Literacy

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. Elementary education from Kansas State University M.A. Childhood Literacy from Teachers College, Columbia University Gifted and Talented Extension Hunter College

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Teacher in New York City for 10 years. Have taught K, 1, 2, 3, and 4 in order! Loved every grade, but also enjoy the challenge of a new age and new curriculum!

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