Running With Crayons

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Running With Crayons
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Take your students on a delicious journey through the rock cycle! This is a fun and engaging activity that uses three types of chocolate chips to mimic the path that a rock takes during the rock cycle. This edible lab is a great way to enhance your
Subjects:
Earth Sciences
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$2.50
69 ratings
4.0
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Add some fun and flavor to your lesson on topographic maps! Your students will create their own topographic maps using a chocolate chip cookie. Once they've sketched their maps, they will decide where on their cookie they would build a city based on
Subjects:
Earth Sciences
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.50
15 ratings
3.8
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Have your students delve into their family's past by interviewing a relative who is special to them! My class uses these interview questions when we do our unit on the history of the community we live in. After learning about the special families
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Oral Communication
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cultural Activities
$1.85
21 ratings
4.0
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Use miniature candy bars to mimic plate tectonics. Students will have a chance to manipulate their candy bars to create "faults" in the chocolate lithosphere, and possibly even make mountains and subduction zones when their chocolate plates collide.
Subjects:
Earth Sciences
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Laboratory
$2.50
21 ratings
4.0
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This zip file contains all three edible earth science activities: The Chocolate Chip Rock Cycle, Candy Bar Plate Tectonics, and The Topography of a Cookie.
Subjects:
Earth Sciences
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Laboratory
$5.00
8 ratings
3.9
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By Running With Crayons
Do you struggle with Lucy's Writer's Workshop? I did because it lacked the structure my 2nd graders needed to produce a quality piece of information writing. This unit on writing information books gives your students the structure they need while
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers
CCSS:
W.2.2, W.2.6, W.2.7, W.3.2, W.3.2a, W.3.2b, W.3.2c, W.3.2d
$7.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Running With Crayons
Animal and Habitat Computer Research pages; just print and use! This resource includes animal research worksheets to be used for computer research. The habitats and animals included in this packet are: Arctic: Polar Bear, Reindeer, Wolf, Walrus,
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Computer Science - Technology, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Internet Activities, Printables, Science Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.6, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.W.8
$4.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By Running With Crayons
I have, who has for irregular plural nouns is an engaging game to review grammar concepts and can be used as a fun addition to any reading lesson. There are 30 basic black and white cards that can be printed and laminated for multiple uses.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Grammar
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Games, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
L.2.1b, L.3.1b
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Use this activity in centers or as a whole class activity. Students will sort through October nouns, verbs, and adjectives and put them into corresponding piles onto a game board. All words are October/Halloween related.
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, Halloween
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Word Walls, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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Who knew contractions could be so sweet? Whether you decide to use them in centers or as a whole class activity, students will have a great time matching up the contractions to the corresponding word pair. Good for use in October centers or as a
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, Halloween
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.50
1 rating
3.9
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This is the form I use to help my parent/teacher conferences run more smoothly. There is a section to jot down the student's strengths, areas where improvement is needed, as well as a spot to note a few ways the parents can help support them at
Subjects:
Back to School
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Classroom Forms, For Parents
FREE
4 ratings
4.0
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This is a fun and fast paced game that is great to use when reinforcing skip counting, multiplication, or when you just need a quick five minute filler or transition. Kids have so much fun playing it, they have no idea it's also helping them learn
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Numbers, Mental Math
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Games
FREE
7 ratings
3.9
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For use in your October literacy centers, as a whole class activity, or an independent activity for early finishers Students must match the bats to make up compound words. There is also a corresponding worksheet. This is a fun activity for
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Halloween
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Games, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
2 ratings
4.0
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By Running With Crayons
This resource includes a freebie polar bear computer research page from my full habitat research packet. Please leave a rating and check out the full packet including animals from the arctic, ocean, rainforest, desert, wetlands, and Savanna.
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Internet Activities, Printables, Science Centers
FREE
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By Running With Crayons
I have, who has for irregular verbs is an engaging game to review grammar concepts and can be used as a fun addition to any reading lesson. There are 32 basic black and white cards that can be printed and laminated for multiple uses. Students will
Subjects:
Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Games, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
L.2.1d, L.3.1d
$1.50
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By Running With Crayons
I have, who has for contractions is a fun and engaging game to review grammar concepts and can be used in addition to any reading lesson. There are 30 basic black and white cards that can be printed and laminated for multiple uses. Students will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Grammar
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Games, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
L.2.2c
$1.50
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By Running With Crayons
All three I Have Who Has grammar activities are included in this bundle: Irregular Verbs, Irregular Plural Nouns, and Contractions. These games are a fun and engaging activity to add to any reading lesson. There are 92 basic black and white cards
Subjects:
Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Games, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
L.2.1b, L.2.1d, L.2.2c, L.3.1b, L.3.1d
$3.50
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By Running With Crayons
Use these cute signs to label your lunch and backpack bins or areas where your students keep these items.
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Posters, By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers
FREE
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught for 13+ years in public and private schools, grade levels 5th, 6th, 3rd and currently in 2nd. I started my teaching career at all all Asperger's high school. I have also taught P.E. in grades pre-K-8th.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have received a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology and a Master's in Education.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I'm a loving wife and mommy to two beautiful boys ages 4 and 1, and two fur babies. I am also an avid half marathon runner and I love Disneyland. When I'm not teaching, running, or with my boys, you'll find me at Target. You can follow me on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/runningwithcrayons/?hl=en

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