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This is another great game for teaching your students all about plural nouns. Singular nouns are nouns that mean only one, and nouns that end in -s or -es are plural nouns, meaning more than one. Students can do this activity in centers,
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Flash Cards, Games
$1.00
5 ratings
4.0
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This is another addition to the Place Value Memory Series. Students in Kindergarten, First and Second Grade have the opportunity to work in Small Groups or in Centers to match the tens and the ones to win the game. The goal of this matching/memory
Subjects:
Place Value
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Math Centers
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Outside the Box Creations
Homophones are one of the key elements that primary learners need to learn as they develop reading skills. This memory/matching game is designed to help young learners discover words with similar sounds but different spellings. This center can be
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.00
2 ratings
3.8
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By Outside the Box Creations
This is a cute little memory matching center that matches numbers to their number words. For example, students must match the number 1 to it's number word one. The overall goal of this memory matching center is to have students develop number
Subjects:
Numbers
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games, Math Centers
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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This is a Kindergarten Sight Word memory game that I made for remediation or regular use in Kindergarten classrooms. My original usage for this product was to use it with my remedial Second Graders who struggle with basic reading and fluency
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas
$1.00
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Here's a fun little chant that I came up with to teach my students Author's Purpose.
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Songs
FREE
3 ratings
3.8
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By Outside the Box Creations
This is a great way to introduce or reinforce the concept of Plural Nouns to your students. Plural Nouns are nouns that mean more than one thing. This simple matching game includes plural nouns that end in -s only. You can pair students up in
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Flash Cards, Games
$1.50
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This is a great center that I use not only during Literacy Centers, but also during Math Centers to reteach my Second Graders Number Words. This pack includes 20 Number Word Cards, their Card Backs, Student and Teacher Directions. I have gotten
Subjects:
Numbers
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Fun Stuff, Flash Cards, Games
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Outside the Box Creations
Here are sixteen story prompt cards for your early finishers to complete while they wait for directions. In addition, five writing prompt sheets are also included for your students who love to write. This is a great center to use for students who
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
W.2.1
$4.00
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This is a small pack similar to my Story Prompts for Early Finshers pack. This set contains 16 silly story ideas that children can write about in centers for K-2. There are also five story prompts included with lines for students to practice their
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
W.2.1
$4.00
$2.00
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By Outside the Box Creations
Do you have students that struggle with fluently reading small passages or sentences? Are they reluctant readers that struggle with Assessments on Fluency? This fun game designed for K-2 Learners lessens the anxiety while having fun at the same
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, EFL - ESL - ELD, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Flash Cards, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RF.1.4, RF.1.4a, RF.1.4b, RF.1.4c, RF.2.4, RF.2.4a, RF.2.4b, RF.2.4c
$5.00
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By Outside the Box Creations
Do your students need a brain break while review break while studying their basic multiplication facts? This growing bundle includes the first four games to my Monster Mash Multiplication Fluency Games. It includes the Power Points and PDF
Subjects:
Math, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Games
CCSS:
3.NBT.A.3, 3.OA.A.1, 3.OA.A.3
$11.00
$9.00
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This is just a simple Place Value Memory that I created for my Second Graders at the start of the year. It's great for Centers and can be used also as a One on One with your students It can be used for any K-2 or even 3rd Grade Class to start
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Numbers, Place Value
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Math Centers
FREE
5 ratings
4.0
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By Outside the Box Creations
This is another Plural Noun Matching this time with singular nouns that are then spelled with es as they are transformed into plural nouns. This is also a great tool to use to supplement your instruction rather than giving your students another
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.00
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By Outside the Box Creations
This is my first handwriting writing center! This little handwriting center contains handwriting practice for the words in the -at word family. There are a few tracing words for students to practice as well as identifying pictures with both the
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
1 rating
4.0
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By Outside the Box Creations
This is my second handwriting center that I've developed for Word Families. This time with the word -op!! Use it for teaching word familiies, phonics and teaching students how to write. This is a great way for students to practice both writing and
Subjects:
Writing, Handwriting
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
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By Outside the Box Creations
This is my newest packet. It's filled with back to school activities and questions for you to get to know your new students. Questions range from favorite color, subject, my teachers name, birthday, and even a back to school wordsearch!! Great for
Subjects:
Writing, Back to School
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Classroom Forms
FREE
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By Outside the Box Creations
Does it seem that your kindergarten and first graders get anxious over Math? Need a brain break?Here's a quick power point activity that I made at the request of a colleague to help get her kindergarten and first graders moving to Math and as an
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Order of Operations
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2, 1.NBT.A.1
$3.00
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Do your students need a brain break while review break while studying their basic multiplication facts? This is the first of many Halloween Themed Math Fluency Movement Activities to get your students moving!! This is a great resource to do during
Subjects:
Math, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Games
CCSS:
3.NBT.A.3, 3.OA.A.1, 3.OA.A.3
$3.00
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By Outside the Box Creations
Looking to get your Second Graders moving while reviewing their Add/Ten Subtract Ten FactsHere's a fun way to get your students better at their Add/Ten minus ten Mental Math while moving at the same time.This Power Point Game Includes:DirectionsTwo
Subjects:
Mental Math, Halloween
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Games
CCSS:
1.NBT.C.4, 1.NBT.C.5, 2.NBT.B.8
$3.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have seven years of teaching experience. One year in High School Social Studies and the others in Elementary Education. I took time off to complete my Doctorate but I taught Second Grade for Six Years, served as a Literacy Coach, served on MTSS-RTI for four years, was a department chair and K-2 overall interventionalist. Currently, I am in the research phase of my dissertation

MY TEACHING STYLE

I'm a digital 21st Century teacher but also a problem-based and project-based teacher. I always enjoy dressing up for lessons, using technology, as well as doing my read-aloud. Currently, I am working on my dissertation and out of the classroom but hoping to get back in the game.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

PBIS- Silver Spoon Award- Best Behaved Class for Second Grade for 2015-2016

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke- B.S. in Social Social Studies Education Grand Canyon University, M. Ed- Elementary Education Grand Canyon University, M. Ed- Curriculum and Instruction in Literacy Grand Canyon University, Ed. D Doctorate in Educational Organization and Administration (In Progress!)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have currently relocated back to Michigan from North Carolina and have almost earned my Doctoral degree.

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