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Sandy's Learning Reef

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By Sandy's Learning Reef
Graphs Galore Common Core Activity Pack is a fun way to teach your students about surveys, picture graphs, and bar graphs. This pack comes with 10 different graphing activities that you can use in your guided math groups, math stations, or
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Graphing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Math Centers, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
2.MD.D.10
$7.95
496
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By Sandy's Learning Reef
Do you ever get tired of hearing "What do I do now?" Students will know what to do when they have their own Think-Tac-Toe activities to complete. Students will be able to pull out their Think-Tac-Toe choice board and choose from the activities to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.95
156
Digital Download PDF (1.35 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
What a great back to school resource for 1st and 2nd grade teachers! This pack contains reading comprehension activities, class books, a Splat the Cat Craftivity, and much more using your favorite back to school picture books! See below for a list
Subjects:
Writing, Back to School, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$6.95
201
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By Sandy's Learning Reef
Making Measurements is a fun differentiated math station where students estimate and measure the length of objects in the classroom! This station includes a direction card, math talk card, and 7 different independent practice worksheets to choose
Subjects:
Math, Measurement, Other (Math)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Math Centers, Cooperative Learning, Activities
$3.00
159
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By Sandy's Learning Reef
Your students "Arrr" going to love this cute reading comprehension craftivity! Gingerbread Pirates is one of my favorite stories to read during the holidays! After reading the story, choose which retelling treasure chest pages meet the needs of
Subjects:
Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Winter, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Assessment, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.95
101
Digital Download PDF (1.31 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
These cute Bloom's Taxonomy posters will be a great addition to your classroom! Each poster includes a student-friendly "I Can" statement so your students can see which level of Bloom's they are achieving. Each poster also includes key words that
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.50
135
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By Sandy's Learning Reef
What a fun and easy way to implement Bloom’s Taxonomy in your classroom and make sure your students are being challenged in math! These question cards are great because you can use them to discuss any word problem or math task during your whole
Subjects:
Math, Critical Thinking, Word Problems
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Task Cards, Fun Stuff, Games
$5.00
60
Digital Download PDF (4.42 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
What great differentiated common core resource to use to teach place value! This scoot game includes 3 leveled games to meet the needs of your students in your classroom. The games are aligned with the Common Core Standards for grades K-2. Students
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Place Value
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Math Centers, Task Cards, Games
$3.75
74
Digital Download PDF (1.13 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
If you use the McGraw-Hill Wonders Reading Series, these homework contracts will motivate your students by making spelling homework fun! Students choose 2 or 3 of the activities to complete to practice their spelling words in a fun and engaging way.
Subjects:
Spanish, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
1st
Types:
Fun Stuff, Assessment, Homework
CCSS:
L.1.2d
$18.00
$12.95
60
Digital Download ZIP (1.67 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
Sound boxes are a great way for emergent readers to practice the sound each letter makes. This is the first step in being able to sound out words in order to read them. This sound box and picture card set includes 2, 3, 4, and 5 word sound box work
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning, Minilessons
CCSS:
RF.K.2, RF.1.2
$4.95
114
Digital Download PDF (3.12 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
These cute beach and ocean themed posters are a great resource for your students! This pack includes 21 posters to hang in your classroom! Some of the topics include: *Nouns (common, proper, singular, plural,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Grammar
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Posters, Minilessons, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.95
56
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By Sandy's Learning Reef
If you use the McGraw-Hill Wonders Reading Series, these homework contracts will motivate your students by making spelling homework fun! Students choose 3 of the activities to complete to practice their spelling words in a fun and engaging way. Each
Subjects:
Spanish, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Homework
CCSS:
L.2.2d
$18.00
$12.95
71
Digital Download ZIP (4.89 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
Your students will have a great time helping Lilly Lamb and her family read the words to get back to her barn. Students roll the dice and read the word to his or her partner. He or she then writes the word in a sentence to earn a point. Whoever
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning, Games
$1.99
65
Digital Download PDF (0.54 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
This amazing pack comes with over 140 I Can.. Task Cards, 12 literacy station posters, and correlating pocket chart management cards so you have everything you need to set up your Literacy Stations in your classroom! The literacy station signs are
Subjects:
Writing, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards, Fun Stuff
$10.95
84
Digital Download PDF (6.91 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
Dino-mite Differentiated Money Games is a great way to review and practice identifying coins and their values, counting coin combinations, and solving money word problems. The games and activities included in this pack are aligned with the Common
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Math Centers, Task Cards, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
2.MD.C.8
$5.95
68
Digital Download PDF (10.45 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
What a fun and engaging way to practice the spelling, phonics, and high frequency words from Wonders Reading Series Unit 1! This pack includes 14 games that help your students practice the phonics, spelling, and high frequency word skills for each
Subjects:
Writing, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning, Games
$14.00
$7.00
62
Digital Download PDF (21.85 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
If you use the new Reading Street Basal Series, these homework contracts will motivate your students by making spelling homework fun! Students choose 3 of the activities to complete to practice their spelling words in a fun and engaging way. Each
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
1st
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Homework
$18.00
$12.95
49
Digital Download ZIP (1.74 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
Your students will have a great time helping Myrtle the Turtle and her babies read the words to get back to their home. Students roll the dice and read the word to his or her partner. He or she then writes the word in a sentence to earn a point.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning, Games
$1.99
66
Digital Download PDF (0.37 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
Students love sandwiches so why not create a story sequence sandwich! After reading or listening to a story, students will sequence the story events using the transition words first, next, then, after that, and last. They will then color and cut
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
RL.1.7, RL.2.5, RI.3.8
$3.00
42
Digital Download PDF (1.59 MB)
By Sandy's Learning Reef
What a fun and easy way to implement Bloom’s Taxonomy in your classroom and make sure your students are being challenged in reading! These question cards and activities are great because they can be used with any fiction book during your whole
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Literature, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Task Cards, Fun Stuff, Games
$5.50
60
Digital Download ZIP (5.63 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 16 years experience teaching second grade, first grade, and Kindergarten. My favorite part of teaching is building a bond with each of my students and watching them grow into successful learners.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I differentiate my curriculum to meet the needs of every student. I love making fun and engaging activities for my students to use in my classroom! Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. -- Benjamin Franklin

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2016 Teacher of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I currently have a Master's degree in education and received my gifted endorsement.

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