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By Purposeful Teaching Tools
Make Parent Teacher Conference Sign Ups a breeze this year with this fully editable Sign-Up Sheet. Print it out and pass it around on a clipboard during Back to School Night for parents to claim a spot! Fully EDITABLE for you to type in your own
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, For Parents
$1.29
165
Digital Download DOCX (0.02 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
Are you new to Depth and Complexity Icons? Not sure how to begin teaching your students about the prompts of Depth and Complexity? This product has a day-by-day lesson plan that shares the most simplest way I would teach Depth and Complexity
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), GATE, Printables
$14.99
110
Digital Download PDF (16.80 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
Color your own “All About Me” Depth and Complexity Pennants! This is a fun and creative way to apply Depth and Complexity Icons and a student-centered approach to decorating your classroom for Back to School Night, Open House, or all year long! A
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
GATE, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$2.49
126
Digital Download PDF (16.00 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
Complete your own “All About Me,” “All About Our Classroom,” “All About My Family,” and “All About This Book,” Depth and Complexity Posters! This is a fun and creative way to teach and apply Depth and Complexity Icons as students share about
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
GATE, Printables, Posters
$4.99
59
Digital Download PDF (3.62 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
Save yourself some time and energy creating your Back-to-School Night presentation. This is a FULLY EDITABLE version - just delete and/or change words to fit your specific grade level and classroom needs. Packed with themed clipart images to match
Subjects:
Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Staff
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$5.49
60
Digital Download PPTX (3.13 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
Carpet Rules using Positive Language and Clipart Images that focus on Eyes, Ears, Mouth, Hands, and Body. Great for 1st Grade, Kindergarten, Transitional Kindergarten (TK), Pre-K, and Preschool students who need those visual reminders of what to
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Character Education, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Printables, Posters
$1.29
42
Digital Download PDF (0.25 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
This product is a perfect tool for students to use to record their thinking during STEM / STEAM activities in your Depth and Complexity using class. If you are already doing various STEM/STEAM activities (or plan to), these recording sheets will be
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science, Engineering
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Laboratory, GATE, Science Centers
$2.49
53
Digital Download PDF (9.70 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
Students independently keep track of their Student AR Reading Levels with this Accelerated Reader Reading Log - Student Recording Sheet! Fully EDITABLE!!! - Delete/Change the "Directions" and details to fit your own classroom needs and expectations
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Classroom Management
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Classroom Forms
$1.49
27
Digital Download DOCX (0.10 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
Directly type in your students' names into the grids using this Word Document before printing out blank recording sheets. Add more names or delete name grids to match your needs. There is a line/boxed area to write the title of the recording
Subjects:
Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Assessment, Classroom Forms
$1.49
29
Digital Download DOCX (0.10 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
Depth and Complexity Prompts Note Taking Cards for teaching Common Core State Standards and/or GATE! Use D&C Prompts to guide students to think critically about everything they are learning about in the classroom. Use them in Literature Units,
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Literature, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10
$5.99
$4.49
41
Digital Download PDF (7.99 MB)
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A HM third grade teacher’s (and/or GATE teacher’s) MUST HAVE! Use these Depth and Complexity Icon Frames as an extension to your Third Grade Level 3 Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum. After reading the stories individually or in your HM
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
GATE, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$3.49
34
Digital Download PDF (14.58 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
Use this Daily Student Behavior Contract to celebrate "Good Choices" made throughout the day. When Good Choices are made, student receives a stamp or a teacher's initial for positive reinforcement! Great for students who need a little extra
Subjects:
Life Skills, Classroom Management, Study Skills
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, Cooperative Learning
$1.29
17
Digital Download PDF (0.60 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
Use for a variety of student and grade level needs! Choose the one that fits your grade level/teaching goal for each Depth and Complexity lesson! The 4 Depth and Complexity Frames Included: 1) Blank NO LINES (for drawing illustrations) 2) Some
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, Writing
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
GATE, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.49
$1.99
18
Digital Download PDF (1.90 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
A third grade teacher’s (and/or GATE teacher’s) MUST HAVE! Use these Depth and Complexity Icon Frames as an extension to your Third Grade Level 3 Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum. After reading the stories individually or in your HM anthology,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
GATE, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6
$3.99
23
Digital Download PDF (34.07 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
This is a Listening Center Activity that focuses on Reading Comprehension Sequencing Skills (Beginning, Middle, and End) using a Flow Map (Thinking Maps) for the story: Duck on a Bike by David Shannon This is a reproducible worksheet to use as a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3
$1.00
12
Digital Download PDF (0.14 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
A third grade teacher’s (and/or GATE teacher’s) MUST HAVE! Use these Depth and Complexity Icon Frames as an extension to your Third Grade Level 3 Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum. After reading the stories individually or in your HM anthology,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
GATE, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6
$3.49
20
Digital Download PDF (16.61 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
Use "I Can Make Patterns" Mini Book in your Literacy Centers for: Word Work, HFW practice, Writing, and Reading! This is also a fun way to review Mathematics Patterning skills in Preschool, Pre-K, TK, and Kindergarten. Includes: 8 Mini Book
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Writing
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.99
8
Digital Download PDF (1.84 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
A third grade teacher’s (and/or GATE teacher’s) MUST HAVE! Use these Depth and Complexity Icon Frames as an extension to your Third Grade Level 3 Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum. After reading the stories individually or in your HM anthology,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
GATE, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6
$3.99
15
Digital Download PDF (20.84 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
A third grade teacher’s (and/or GATE teacher’s) MUST HAVE! Use these Depth and Complexity Icon Frames as an extension to your Third Grade Level 3 Houghton Mifflin Reading Curriculum. After reading the stories individually or in your HM anthology,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
GATE, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6
$3.49
16
Digital Download PDF (17.02 MB)
By Purposeful Teaching Tools
This Task Card Set is full of learning tools and strategies for teaching Common Core Literature Units and higher level Reading Strategies! Use these in combination with ANY Reading Unit or Literature Study. Task Cards have graphic organizers that
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, Literature
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
GATE, Graphic Organizers, Literature Circles
$9.99
$8.49
10
Digital Download PDF (8.86 MB)
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Over 10 Years of experience teaching Kindergarten, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade!

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