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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
Looking for a fun, engaging way to review the parts of a sentence? This fun game gets students moving around the room and talking with their classmates. Students will identify a group of words as either a subject or predicate and decide if two
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Grammar
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Games
$1.50
208
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
This set contains a note sheet describing the different QAR categories and question types. This sheet has been designed for your students to color code the first letter of each question type. A foldable with question stems is also included and a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
110
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
This set contains everything you need to help your students practice distinguishing between complete sentences and fragments. Here is what you'll get: *Instructions for playing Partner Cards *Partner cards *Review Worksheet *Answer Key The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Games
$2.00
29
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
This interactive notebook lesson will help your students practice their skills distinguishing between and identifying cause and effect. After sorting parts of sentences into causes and effects students will examine the signal words that will help
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities
$3.00
104
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
I use these sheets to orally check the Sight Words from each unit in the Journeys Reading series. Each set contains all the words to know from all five lessons in each unit. The first check does include the six words in the Back to School lesson.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
1st
Types:
Assessment
$2.00
39
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
This product contains two activities to help teach your students the basics about the sun. First is a cut and past activity teaching the positions of the sun in the morning, noon, and evening. The second sheet teaches about the relationship
Subjects:
Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.00
70
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
Use this foldable with your interactive notebooks to help your students find the main idea of passages and stories. Includes the foldable and step-by-step instructions to glue under each flap.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
141
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
Looking for a fun way to introduce or review the concept of subject-verb agreement? This engaging game will get students up out of their seats, moving around, and talking with their peers. This set includes: -directions for playing the game -2
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Grammar
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities
$1.50
89
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
Looking for a fun way to teach media messages? This file will help your students understand the three different types of media messages: auditory, visual, and written. It also includes a guide to help students analyze media messages. You will get:
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$3.00
59
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
These activities are designed to use with Raymond and Graham Rule the School by Mike Knudson and Steve Wilkinson. This is one of the most enjoyable books I've ever read with my 4th graders! The skills covered in this packet are: Author's
Subjects:
Literature, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$3.00
6
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
Use these ink friendly sheets as a way to reinforce and practice tally marks. Each day during calendar time I have a student make a tally mark on that month's sheet. At the end of the month we add them all up and start over again. Each black and
Subjects:
Math, Numbers
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities
$1.00
13
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
Are you looking to dig deeper into Author's Purpose? This interactive notebook lesson will help you do just that. Take your students from simply naming the purpose to highlighting and underlining evidence to support the purpose. I use the flaps and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$3.00
33
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
This place value game is a fun way for your student to get some practice counting how many tens and ones are in a number. There are 24 cards with numbers between 10-59. The recording sheet has boxes that are clearly marked as tens and ones. This
Subjects:
Math, Place Value
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Games
$2.00
15
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
A note sheet and 4 flaps for practicing using pronouns. Includes pictures and teacher notes on how to use this activity in your Interactive Notebooks.
Subjects:
Valentine's Day, Grammar
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
47
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
Use this cute bulletin board set to get your students excited about reading and sharing their favorite books. The set includes: Caution Good Books Ahead poster Small Caution signs (2 per page) with lines Large Caution sign (1 per page) with
Subjects:
Back to School, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.00
4
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
Teach your students when to use c or k at the beginning of a word. This is designed for use with beginning first graders, so there are only CVC words included in the student work. This set includes:C or K Rules PosterSortWord Mapping Writing
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities
$3.00
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
This file contains a photograph rich PowerPoint Presentation covering information on these famous Americans: George Washington Abraham Lincoln George Washington Carver Eleanor Roosevelt Benjamin Franklin The book that accompanies the PowerPoint
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, PowerPoint Presentations
$5.00
7
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
This file includes two foldables: 1. Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then 2. Somebody, Wanted, But, So Use these in your interactive notebooks to practice summarizing!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
12
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
A predicting activity with two different options for using it in the classroom. Goes along with the book Turkey Claus by Wendi Silvano.
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson, Activities
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By Polka Dot Lesson Plans
Feeling overwhelmed with the Journeys reading series? Need to revamp your organizational system? This is the product for you! Print these black and white files on colorful paper and create your own binders to keep yourself organized and on track
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
1st
Types:
Printables
$3.00
2
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for 9 years and I am embarking on a new journey as a 1st grade teacher. In years past I've taught 4-6 grade Social Studies and Language Arts. I'm looking forward to a change of pace and spending some time in first grade!

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands-on, engaging activities that meet the needs of all learners in my classroom.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I serve as a ReadWorker for the ReadWorks organization.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences from University of Virginia's College at Wise Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Virginia

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I live on a farm with my husband and all our crazy animals!

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