Shirley Anderson

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Shirley Anderson
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By Shirley Anderson
Here's a unit for the inventor Benjamin Franklin. Based on the Scholastic Book by Gene Barretta, Now and Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin, these activities and lessons can easily fill a week with repeated readings. Contents Page 1
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Vocabulary, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.4, RI.1.5, RI.1.6, RI.1.7, RI.1.8, W.1.2
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By Shirley Anderson
Here's a wonderful way to begin first grade with fun, engagement, and Common Core. Included in this packet- Recall and Retell (throughout the lesson) Connecting to Text- Writing with the circle maps Text Dependent Questions- two pages with multiple
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$3.00
101
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By Shirley Anderson
Here's a great way to celebrate Dr. Seuss and Read Across America. Project this lesson and have students hop 3 times saying "Hop on Pop" if the words rhyme. If the words don't rhyme, they stand still. Fun activity for your special day! Also
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Games
$0.99
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By Shirley Anderson
This is a week's lesson using Johnny Appleseed by Steven Kellogg. You will read the story on Monday. Each day after, you will read a portion of the story, review vocabulary content (great vocabulary in this book!) and answer text dependent
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Printables, Nonfiction Book Study
$3.00
56
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By Shirley Anderson
Use The Vanishing Pumpkin story for whole group ELA lessons. Skills include recall/retell, writing, sequencing and vocabulary. Great for Halloween Week. Combine with a non-fiction text on pumpkins and you have a full week of lessons. Need a few
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Literature, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.K.4, RL.K.7, RL.K.10, RL.1.7, RL.2.5, W.1.5, W.2.3, CCRA.L.4
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By Shirley Anderson
Here's 20 pages of fun for that first week of school. After reading First Grade, Here I Come by Nancy Carlson, use any of the following activities for whole group, small group, and literacy centers. - True/False Cards (great for pocket chart) -
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.50
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By Shirley Anderson
SC.1.E.5.4 (1st grade) Identify the beneficial and harmful properties of the Sun. Here's a simple lesson on the helpful and harmful properties of the sun. Set includes __a pocket chart sort with 2 labels and 10 cards__cut and paste sorting
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Science Centers
$1.50
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By Shirley Anderson
If you've picked up my Strega Nona sentence scramble and my Strega Nona vocabulary cards, then you need to complete your lesson with these worksheets. Three worksheets. Cut and glue the true statements to the worksheet....or sequence the true
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Printables, Literature Circles
$1.00
35
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By Shirley Anderson
Strega Nona is a favorite story of mine (as are many of Tomie de Paola's stories). Use these vocabulary words (complete with definitions to glue to the back) to support a close read for the Strega Nona story. Don't forget to check out my Strega
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
24
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By Shirley Anderson
I love doing the story of Stone Soup in November. Work with your class for this full week project in close reading and then make "Stone Soup" in your class. This unit will fill a week, if taking time to reread text to answer text based questions.
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Literature Circles
$3.00
63
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By Shirley Anderson
Vote for our Future! by Margaret McNamara. Perfect for Social Studies content on Elections and Voting! There is plenty of content here for 3 days or more of SS content, along with literature close reading. This file includes:_Circle Map- Anchor
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Civics, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.7, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.L.4
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By Shirley Anderson
Students need to practice the part-part-whole concept. We teach with manipulatives, do worksheets, and now let's do this as a Scoot Game! This could also be a math center or a write the room math activity. Print the cards. Laminate for
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
CCSS:
1.OA.B.3, 1.OA.B.4
$2.00
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By Shirley Anderson
Here's a freebie for helping students to socially distance but also greet others. Select the ones you're comfortable with and post near the entrance of your doorway. During this Covid pandemic, let's work together. If you feel so inclined, check
Subjects:
Health, Classroom Management, Classroom Community
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables, Posters
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By Shirley Anderson
A great literacy center for a pocket chart, here are 7 sentences that tell about Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel). Students arrange the words to make a complete sentence. Then they write it out on the response sheet. Could be an independent center or a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.49
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By Shirley Anderson
I’ve used this journal in my Kindergarten class for several years. It begins with simple expectations for writing, such as 2-3 lines. Towards the end of the year, you’ll see more lines for writing text. Some of the pages are open ended, others
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Spelling, Literature
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
35
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By Shirley Anderson
I love reading the story of Stone Soup by Marcia Brown during November. Here's a great lesson to build stronger vocabulary skills. Included in this packet... * 15 vocabulary words (glue definitions on the back-included) * I Have, Who Has (for the
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$2.00
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By Shirley Anderson
Here's a fun, interactive lesson to use on your projector to get kids up and moving, yet still teach/review decoding strategies. Students will see two words projected, they can read out loud, then jump (3 times for each word in Fox in Socks) and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.49
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By Shirley Anderson
Great story to read for Valentine's Day. You can actually use this packet for several days. Activities include:__Circle Map- Characters and Setting__True-False Sort (whole group lesson)__True-False cut and paste worksheet__Vocabulary cards (with
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Literature, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$4.00
6
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By Shirley Anderson
Print these cards on orange construction paper. Laminate, cut apart. Place in a math center, model whole group, use as a 'Scoot' game, or as a "Write the Room" activity. Aligns with Common Core Standards.
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Order of Operations
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
$1.50
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By Shirley Anderson
Students sort word cards by picture first. Then students arrange the words to make complete sentences. Order the sentences and write the facts about Johnny Appleseed on the recording sheet. This is help begin that bridge to more non-fiction
Subjects:
Writing, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.50
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Currently teaching First Grade. Previous experience includes Kindergarten, Second Grade, Primary ESE, PreK, Head Start.

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Awarded Teacher of the Year (School Based) 2011-2012 Awarded Teacher of the Year (School Based) 2003-2004

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

A.A. in Early Childhood B.S. in ESE Primary (Varying Exceptionalities) M.S. in PreK- Primary

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