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
97
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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
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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
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
55
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By Shirley Anderson
Here's a fun engaging lesson for present tense verbs, as you tie in any Christmas themed story. It also works well with Macmillan Treasures- First Grade- Unit 3, Week 2. Print out the 12 cards, laminate and set in a literacy center. Students
Subjects:
Reading, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
L.1.1e
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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
24
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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
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By Shirley Anderson
This is a file to print and post within the classroom. Post the various cards on a smaller pocket chart and leave all year. Teach, model, and discuss the cards on several occasions. Then leave the individual cards in the pocket chart. Allow
Subjects:
Spelling, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.50
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By Shirley Anderson
Read your version of Little Red Hen. Use these cards to sequence and retell the story. Note that they are all action words. Then place the cards in a center or around the room. Students to match up the picture to the worksheet and write a
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.50
28
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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
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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
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
23
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By Shirley Anderson
Here's a simple and fun math center using geoboards. Print out the cards, cut apart, laminate. Students to make the various shapes listed on the cards. Includes 2 triangles, 2 hexagons, 2 pentagons, square, 2 rectangles, rhombus, trapezoid, and
Subjects:
Geometry
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
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By Shirley Anderson
Use this file with any fun reindeer story or Christmas story. Students to practice their past tense verbs by identifying the correct verb from a choice of two. 12 cards (4 cards per page) to place in a literacy center or write the room. You
Subjects:
Reading, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.50
22
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By Shirley Anderson
This file will tie in nicely with Macmillan Treasures- first grade, Unit 3, Week 4 (Smile, Mike!). The grammar skill is using the verbs in a subject-verb agreement for 'is' and 'are'. Twelve cards/problems are printed out where students must
Subjects:
Grammar, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.50
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By Shirley Anderson
Here's a way to use a variety of classroom items for measurement. This can easily be a scoot game. The worksheets allow for you to include 12,16, or 24 items. You can program the cards for your own needs/items by simple handwriting a letter to the
Subjects:
Measurement
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
CCSS:
1.MD.A.1, 1.MD.A.2
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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
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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
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By Shirley Anderson
Use this file to engage students in asking and answering questions (great for Charlotte Danielson model for 3B) while practicing number sense. Using the Kagan Strategy of Quiz, Quiz, Trade, students will mingle around the room, asking their
Subjects:
Numbers, Mental Math, Place Value
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Math Centers
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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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HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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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