Philpot's Place

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Philpot's Place
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"Reading should not be presented to children as a chore, a duty. It should be offered as a gift." Kate DiCamillo
 
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This project was designed as a collaborative project between a 6th grade literacy and science class. The project is designed to carefully guide students through an extensive research project. Students have to complete research using at least 5
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Astronomy
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$3.00
6 ratings
3.9
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This CCSS based research project is designed to combine researching skills with argumentative writing skills. The packet includes the following materials: • Introduction • Choosing a Topic • Research Notes • Research Paper Outline • Research Paper
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Projects, Rubrics
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.6, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.W.8
$3.00
3 ratings
3.6
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By Philpot's Place
The first page of this product is a note page about finding theme. The second page is a graphic organizer that guides students through finding the theme of popular fairy tales and fables.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities
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By Philpot's Place
This project is designed to go along with the book Schooled by Gordon Korman. It can be used as a class project, an independent student contract or a follow up to a class read aloud. The focus is on recognizing the themes of the book.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2, CCRA.W.3
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CCSS requires that students are able to cite evidence and justify their answers. This graphic organizer will force students to not only give an answer to a question but provide evidence and justification. This organizer can be used for any content
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Graphic Organizers
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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A Thinkmark is a piece of paper that can be folded to create a bookmark but that has questions and tasks to help a student THINK while they are reading. This Thinkmark allows the teacher to provide a daily task which can be aligned to what skills
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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Directions for Product: Use the story map to create a summary of the story by putting the correct details into the correct places. This specific design was designed to prepare kids for the tasks they may encounter on the PARCC exam.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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Have students create "Clock Appointments" as a way to allow students to have some choice when working in pairs. Students choose a different person in the classroom for each appointment slot and whenever you need students to pair up you simply have
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Cooperative Learning
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This is a student packet that will allow students to engage Reading Comprehension strategies while reading independent novels. There is a clear and concise description of each strategy as well as a task for the student to complete.
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
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5 ratings
4.0
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Use this form to allow students to discover new books. Baskets of books should be passed around the classroom and each time a student picks up a book they write down the name and author. They have a few minutes to look at the cover, read the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
FREE
1 rating
4.0
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This Parent Communication Log is designed for teachers to keep detailed records of any communication with parents without too much time or effort. It is designed to be used on an individual student basis which allows the contact information for
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Classroom Forms
FREE
20 ratings
4.0
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Whole Class Journals allow students to collaborate on writing projects by all responding to the same prompt in the same journal. This allows students to read each others writing providing them with an authentic audience. This product provides 10
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
2 ratings
4.0
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By Philpot's Place
This is a product I developed to have an engaging way to tour the school the first day of school. Although most students at my school are returning students I still think it is important to take a class tour of the the school not only so new
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities
FREE
11 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

5th and 6th Grade Literacy and Social Studies

MY TEACHING STYLE

I value many styles of instruction. I use reading and writing workshop, stations, whole class discussion, small group instruction, student/teacher conferences, literature circles, Socratic Seminar, and inquiry based instruction.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from Harding University with my Bachelors of Arts in Early and Middle Level Education. I also received my Masters of Arts in Reading Education from Harding University.

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