Rachel Lynette

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By Rachel Lynette
What exactly is the difference between a myth and a legend? Find out with these worksheets and handouts. This resource clearly defines the five most common folktale subgenres: fables, fairy tales, tall tales, legends, and myths and gives students
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
$2.98
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By Rachel Lynette
Help your students to improve their writing and vocabularies by using these synonyms for 23 common words as a quick reference. There are 16 synonyms for each word, except, "said," which has 36 synonyms. There synonyms are presented in 3 formats so
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Handouts, Printables
$4.25
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By Rachel Lynette
Here is a set of 20 Would you Rather Questions about Halloween. Great for discussion starters, class polls and journal prompts. Thanks for looking!
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
FREE
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By Rachel Lynette
Here is a set of 20 Would you Rather Questions about Thanksgiving. Great for discussion starters, class polls and journal prompts. Happy Teaching,Rachel Lynette
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
FREE
752
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By Rachel Lynette
Division: Interpreting the Remainder Handout and Posters FREEInterpreting the Remainder is not an easy concept to teach...or to learn! That is why I created this handout and these three posters that cover the three choices for dealing with
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Math Centers, Posters
FREE
101
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By Rachel Lynette
Informational Text Structures Posters and Handout - FREE Here are five Informational Text Structures posters and a student handout. Great for classroom decor and centers. Addresses Common Core Standard RI.5 Happy Teaching, Rachel Lynette
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
FREE
259
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By Rachel Lynette
Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences Handout and Posters FREE! Use these three colorful and informative posters to help your students remember how to identify simple, compound, and complex sentences. A handout is also included for quick
Subjects:
Grammar, ELA Test Prep, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
FREE
200
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By Rachel Lynette
Summarizing and Paraphrasing Posters and Reminder Cards - FREE Paraphrasing and summarizing are both difficult skills to learn. To make matters worse, students often get them mixed up. That is why I created the PARA and SUM acronyms. Not only do
Subjects:
Writing, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
FREE
97
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TERMS OF USE FOR COVID 19 Teachers may distribute this product in email, through google classroom or over the internet to their students as long as the site is password protected. In other words, you may distribute it to your own students but may not put it on the internet where it could be publicly found and downloaded.

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I have taught students from grades K-8. As a classroom teacher, I taught mostly highly capable third and fourth graders, often creating curriculum to meet their needs. I have also taught technology and science to multiple grades. I am a published author of more than 120 nonfiction books for children on a variety of topics. I have written for Harcourt, Lucent, and Rosen, among others. I have also written 10 teacher resource books for Evan-Moor including the Critical and Creative Thinking Skills series, a set of 6 books that I developed for the publisher. In addition, many of the task cards from my TpT store were used to create Kagan Publishing’s Quiz, Quiz, Trade series. I am also an advisor for Boom Learning, an open marketplace for teacher-created mobile apps.

MY TEACHING STYLE

One of my most important mentors said that we should give students "Freedom within structure." I took that concept to heart and it has resulted in a motivating, challenging, and highly effective leaning environment. I think kids should love coming to school. That is how I taught when I was in the classroom and that is what I keep in mind when I create teaching resources for TpT. My goal is to create high-quality products that are easy to use and include some element or creative or critical thinking. Many of my products are also aligned to Common Core Standards.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I am an All Time Top Ten Seller on Teachers Pay Teachers and the #1 seller for grades 3-5. In July 2015 I was a keynote speaker at the Teachers Pay Teachers Conference in Las Vegas where I spoke to around 1,400 TpT teacher authors. I have also presented at every conference.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I hold a BA in Developmental Psychology and a K-8 Teaching Certificate from Western Washington University.

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