Sara Connell

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By Sara Connell
80's Day or the 80th Day of School Activities. {Common Core Aligned Math & Literacy Centers inclued in this pack: (all come with a worksheet) Letters to parents inviting kids to dress up... 80’s day crown Features of a sentence…capital letter,
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$9.00
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By Sara Connell
This Manners Matter product is packed with posters and activities that you can use to teach your children at school or at home how to use proper manners and how to be polite in social settings. I polled my family, teacher friends, parents of
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Products For TpT Sellers
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Staff, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Activities, Printables
$8.00
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By Sara Connell
The first day of school will be here before you know it! This mini book will be a great addition to your first day of school activities. Pages Include: Cover I am in ____ grade. I am ____ years old. (one for kindergarten too) My teacher's name
Subjects:
Writing, Back to School, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
FREE
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By Sara Connell
The last 10 days of school in my classroom are spent doing special activities. One day we do all BUBBLE acitivities. In this pack, you will find: A list of titles of Bubble & Bubble Gum books Recipe for Bubbles How to make 2 kinds of bubble
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Summer
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
$5.00
35
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By Sara Connell
Included in this set is: *An analog clock and digital clock with times to the hour and half hour (48 clocks total) *48 time story problems *4 time worksheets You can use these cards with a whole group or in centers. There are different things that
Subjects:
Math, Word Problems
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Math Centers, Activities
$4.00
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By Sara Connell
This pack is loaded with tons of activities that you can use in your classroom. You will get: *Templates to create Hopes & Dreams for Students and Parents *A parent letter explaining your first weeks of school *Lists of Rules to sort into 4
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers, Activities
$8.00
184
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By Sara Connell
This year I will be teaching Character Education in my class. We will talk about what a person is like...what is their personality. I created posters for 53 character traits. There is a black background version and a white background version (for
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Character Education
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Activities, Printables
$6.00
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By Sara Connell
Give each child a copy of these cards on a ring to keep at their desk. When they are doing their work, they can flip the cards to show teachers how they are doing. As a teacher is walking around the room, she can quickly spot who needs help.
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Products For TpT Sellers
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers, Flash Cards, Other
$1.00
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By Sara Connell
Research has shown that repeated reading of high frequency words, can have a huge impact on childrens word recognition skills. Students should read words repeatedly until they can read them without effort. Words that are repeated in short phrases
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Guided Reading Books
$4.00
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By Sara Connell
At the end of the year our students always sit through an awards ceremony. First graders rarely EVER get awards, so I have my own Award Ceremony in our classroom after the school wide one. Each student gets an award. I have created awards that
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Holidays/Seasonal, Summer
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.00
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By Sara Connell
Students will look at the clocks on the cards and match them to thier digital and written time. You can use these cards for a group activity, as a center or as a matching game. There is a worksheet to get with it as an assessment.
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Literature Circles, Activities
FREE
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By Sara Connell
Included in this pack is: 48 story problems related to time 24 analog clocks with time to the hour and half hour 24 digital clocks with time to the hour and half hour 4 worksheets Students will match analog clocks with digital clocks. Students will
Subjects:
Math, Measurement, Mental Math
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Math Centers, Activities
$4.00
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By Sara Connell
Your students will love learning their sight words while working on their fine motor skills as well. Copy the following words on cardstock. Give your child a pushpin and have them find a spot on the carpet to work. They will push the pin into
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.00
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By Sara Connell
This Lemonade Pack is mostly done in black and white so that you can save on ink. Simply copy papes onto colored paper, laminate and cut out. In this pack you will find: "What is Your Favorite Kind of Lemonade?" graph & words for pocket chart
Subjects:
Graphing, End of Year, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Fun Stuff
$5.00
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By Sara Connell
Compound Word Literacy Center Students will match 2 words together to make a compound word. This can be used as a group activity or as a Literacy Center. A worksheet is included.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spring, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Activities
FREE
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By Sara Connell
This Winter Olympics Fun Pack is loaded with fun things that you can do with your kids during the Winter Olympics You'll be able to have races with your kids throughout the 2 weeks that they Olympics are occuring. You will find: A parent
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Winter
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$8.00
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By Sara Connell
Kids love to wear crowns on their heads! Your kids will look adorable in these Fire Safety crowns. After discussing what to do when your clothes catch on fire, you can have your students color this crown and staple a sentence strip or strip of
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
FREE
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By Sara Connell
Children will look at the posters and use their schema to tell what is happening in the posters. They will use their prior knowledge to talk about what is happening and answer the questions on the posters.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Posters, Activities
$2.00
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By Sara Connell
It's spring and we are about to start our Life Cycles Unit. We are going to be doing many chick activities in our class. Some of these activities can be done whole group or in centers. You will find: Spelling center: Adding ~ing to word (base
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spring, Spelling
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers, Activities
$8.00
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By Sara Connell
December is a wonderful time to talk about wants and needs in your classroom. In this mini unit you will find: A sorting activity: Kids will sort pictures of what they need to bring to school. 2 posters describing what a need is and what a want
Subjects:
Economics , Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$3.00
16
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been a teacher for 15 years. I am a kindergarten. I taught first grade for 14 years. I have my Master's Degree in Education.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My classroom is a hands-on classroom with lots of activity going on. I am very creative and incorporate my creativity into the lessons that I teach.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2015 TIES Exceptional Teacher

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from Mankato State University in 1996. I earned my Master's Degree from St. Mary's University in 2006.

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http://firstgradefuntastic.blogspot.com/

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