Sarah Cooley

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By Sarah Cooley
A TpT TOP SELLER!!!! Take your students on a magical trip aboard Christmas Airlines to learn about Christmas in other countries! This interactive Christmas Around the World Scrapbook is a creative way to track student learning, and is a wonderful
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson, Activities, Printables
$13.00
6,282
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By Sarah Cooley
**Updated 3/25/14** Now EDITABLE and with new fonts! This is hands-down, the best motivator I have found to get my students practicing, learning, and retaining their sight words! This version includes all 220 DOLCH words. There are 5
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Assessment, Flash Cards, Word Walls
$4.50
4,639
Digital Download PDF (1.96 MB)
By Sarah Cooley
Teaching students to identify penny, nickel, dime, and quarter will be easy with these 4 coin ID posters and 4 simple coin poems. Each poster features real, up-close photos of each U.S. coin. With a simple design that is clear and easy to
Subjects:
Math, Other (Math)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$2.00
443
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By Sarah Cooley
Using incentives for positive behavior is a wonderful way to motivate students to do the right thing. The system I use to reward the entire class for positive behavior is called Brownie Points! This system is so easy to implement! Go to your local
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables
$2.00
1,218
Digital Download PDF (4.73 MB)
By Sarah Cooley
All of your end of the year needs are included in this fun and unique bundle! Your students will have a blast dressing up for the year end celebration! The mama-razzi and papa-razzi will have fun taking photos as their little celebrities walk the
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management, Summer
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$5.50
660
Digital Download PDF (47.87 MB)
By Sarah Cooley
This 10 page mini booklet will complement your unit study on basic BEGINNING subtraction skills and subtraction story problems! Your students will gain practice with a variety of subtraction strategies such as "hopping back" on the number line, 10
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Word Problems, Other (Math)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Centers, Assessment, Printables
$3.00
1,076
Digital Download PDF (5.12 MB)
By Sarah Cooley
Begin your unit with bold, kid friendly, food-themed vocabulary posters to introduce important fraction words. Students will create "mini menu" booklets to illustrate learning of their new fraction words. In addition to vocabulary, students will
Subjects:
Math, Fractions
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Posters, Printables
$4.75
391
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By Sarah Cooley
This MAGICAL phonics mini unit will be a fun way for your students to practice reading, writing, and spelling soft c and soft g words. Learning Activities in this mini unit:A mini take-home reader about Cinderella & Prince Gentleman {Fun to
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Centers, Activities, Printables
$3.50
806
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By Sarah Cooley
This hands-on math activity pack has 6 engaging games that can all be played using real pieces of candy corn! Students will have a blast during math stations and/or during math small group--all while practicing basic addition, missing addends,
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Halloween
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Centers, Activities, Games
$3.00
248
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By Sarah Cooley
The “Thankful Platefull” Project has been a November tradition in my classroom for years! I enjoy this project because the students LOVE creating their plates with their families, and they shine with pride while sharing what they are most thankful
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Autumn
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Thematic Unit Plans, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.00
442
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By Sarah Cooley
Looking for an exciting way to celebrate Johnny Appleseed's birthday or end a unit study of apples? Have an apple treat tasting party! This kit offers ideas for "applicious" treats to include in your apple tasting party. It also comes with a
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Graphing, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
$4.50
523
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By Sarah Cooley
This 10 page mini booklet will complement your unit study on basic BEGINNING addition skills and addition story problems! Your students will gain practice with a variety of addition strategies such as "hopping up" on the number line, 10 frame
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Centers, Printables
$3.00
663
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By Sarah Cooley
**UPDATED FILE--8/4/15**Learning about community will be an interactive and memorable experience as your students create a keepsake scrapbook full of their own drawings, magazine cut outs, photos, and more!Activities and pages included in this
Subjects:
Geography, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Projects, Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
$4.50
1,151
Digital Download PDF (53.15 MB)
By Sarah Cooley
{FRY version!} You can use Sight Word Sticker books with your struggling students or with all students. There are 3 sight word sticker books included in this packet: Fry's First 100 Words, Fry's Second 100 Words, and Fry's Third 100 Words. The
Subjects:
Back to School, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Assessment, Flash Cards, Word Walls
$2.50
1,230
Digital Download PDF (11.46 MB)
By Sarah Cooley
Adorable reindeer learning--perfect for Christmas station activities! *3 games: 1. Collect 9 Reindeer 2. Place Value Match Up 3. Rhyming Reindeer *Meet My Reindeer Poster and Coloring Activity *ee/ea Reindeer Write the Room *Nonfiction reindeer
Subjects:
Writing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables, Games
$5.50
592
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By Sarah Cooley
Make your dental health unit an adventure as you and your students meet "Super Tooth"--a whimsical hero who saves the Land of Sparkle Tooth from the sneaky Cavity Villains! This unit includes the fun mini book of Super Tooth and the Cavity
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans, Printables
$5.00
395
Digital Download PDF (22.40 MB)
By Sarah Cooley
Doing research papers with your students will be organized and SO easy with these themed sticky note planning pages! My first graders were guided to find the most important information by the prompts provided in each box--all they needed to do was
Subjects:
Writing, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Research, Printables
$4.50
1,059
Digital Download PDF (20.14 MB)
By Sarah Cooley
Totally ten frames is a beginning ten frames packet (with a little flair of the 80s)! So many activities in this packet will help your students to build subitizing skills for numbers 1 to 20!3 Station Games included:Spin & Cover (80s themed
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
Kindergarten, 2nd
Types:
Centers, Flash Cards, Games
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.5, K.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.2a, 1.NBT.B.2b
$6.00
1,072
Digital Download PDF (238.20 MB)
By Sarah Cooley
When it comes to matters of estimation, we have all used "the Jar." While this is a valuable visual, we all know that capacity is only one facet of estimation. The cards in this packet will take you beyond the estimation jar to include length, time,
Subjects:
Math, Measurement, Mental Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Task Cards, Centers, Activities
$4.25
306
Digital Download PDF (5.39 MB)
By Sarah Cooley
Fall and Halloween themed elements help to make these morning tub labels and ideas the most fun yet! This set includes 12 labels for tubs--and ideas for what to put inside each! I try very hard to create tubs that use items teachers already have
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Halloween, Engineering
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Task Cards, Activities
$2.00
177
Digital Download PDF (38.06 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a 1st grade teacher who loves to create memorable learning moments for students! This will be my 10th year in the classroom--I taught 4th grade for 2 years, and this will be my 8th year in 1st.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Learning should be an adventure! My classroom is very hands-on and interactive. I enjoy integrating my unit theme into all aspects of the curriculum. Creativity and imagination are highly encouraged in my room!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Yet to be added

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Proud graduate of Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama. Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood/Elementary/Special Education Collaborative.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Visit my classroom blog to see pictures of fabulous first grade classroom activities and other great ideas: www.firstgraderatlast.blogspot.com *Inspired by Junie B., but created for the real first graders..."

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