Soar with Mrs Swann

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This adorable joint school/home project is great for all elementary ages (I use it yearly with my 2nd graders) and makes a fantastic open house display. Packet includes: *Blank Family Tree Outline *Hand-Crafted Family "Bears" for students to use in
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Do you want your students to begin having thoughtful conversations using academic language? My sentence starters will help get you there! I have used them for 3 years with second graders and had huge success. You will be amazed at the discussions
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Sentence frame outlines for the common core reading informational text standards RI 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, and 9. They help guide student conversation and writing in learning the new standards and responding to prompts. Print, laminate, cut and hole
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Looking for a way to teach common core standards using the current HM curriculum? Look no further! My 19 page packet covers the HM Theme 4 story "Ants" using RI 2.6 - Main Idea and Author's Purpose - and W 2.1 - Opinion Writing - as the
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Tie Common Core Opinion Writing to the Houghton Mifflin story "A Trip to the Firehouse". This product comes with three levels of differentiated graphic organizers (advanced, grade level, below grade level) as well as final draft firehouse paper.
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Perfect for 1st-3rd grade, students fill in the blanks to complete a description of their mother and a drawing of her (templates also included for students to write about a stepmom, grandma, aunt, etc if their household doesn't include a biological
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This is an easy and fun way to help your student start having meaningful conversations with each other. Communication between students is especially important for the project based learning in common core. I have used it every year in my classes, as
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Laminate and use as a whole sheet (or put into sheet protectors) or cut up and make into cards to put on a ring, your students will soon be using the vocabulary to talk to each other using academic language. Tied directly to the common core
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The same frames as my other lesson 1 upload, this one is in a more compact design. Laminate or put into a plastic sleeve, your students will be reading and using the academic language in no time. I've used them with my students and they work! Tied
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Teach your students to use pictures to help them write number sentences and word problems using academic language. Students first create their angry birds picture in any design they want (Angry Birds in Space! Angry Birds on an Island! Halloween
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Start practicing math with a common core spin using your current EnVision program! For each lesson of Topic 7, this packet includes a worksheet with two deeper meaning problems. Instead of having your students fill out endless __+__=__problems
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World Cafe is a fantastic teaching strategy that can be used in any grade or age, for any subject. Students depict and share their ideas through art, conversation and writing in a fun, relaxed environment. As they rotate through tables they respond
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For each lesson of Topic 6 this packet includes a worksheet with two deeper meaning problems. Instead of having your students fill out endless __+__=__problems without really knowing what their thought process is, these problems have them show, in
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One worksheet with two problems for each topic lesson. Instead of having your students fill out endless __+__=__problems without really knowing what their thought process is, these problems have them show, in multiple ways, their understanding of
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Get the fun, quick, and best of all - no prep - multiplication game! Great for third through fifth, has practice with problems 1x1 through 6x6. Comes with four different winter game boards, all you need is a pair of dice, some crayons and excited
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Looking for a way to teach common core standards using the current HM curriculum? Look no further! My packet covers theme 5 reading and comprehension using RL 2.7 - Central Message - and W 2.1 - Opinion Writing - as the emphasis. Packet
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Get the fun, quick, and best of all - no prep - multiplication game! Great for 3rd through 5th, students practice with problems 1x1 through 6x6. Comes with four different animal habitat-themed game boards, all you need is a pair of dice, some
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Looking for a way to teach common core standards using the current HM curriculum? Look no further! My 26 page packet covers theme 6 reading and comprehension, and offers: launching the theme guiding question and art project, kid-friendly standard
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Get the fun, quick, and best of all - no prep - adding game! Great for kinder through second (all sums are 12 and under). Comes with four different winter game boards, all you need is a pair of dice, some crayons and excited students! Great for a
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Get the fun, quick, and best of all - no prep - adding game! Great for first through third (all sums are 12 and under). Comes with four different animal habitat-themed game boards, all you need is a pair of dice, some crayons and excited students!
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught elementary school for ten years in two districts with high English Learner populations. I have been team lead at three different schools and most recently was in the common core cohort for my district, receiving two years of intensive training to help prepare my school for the coming change.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Let the students do the bulk of the work, the book "Never Work Harder Than Your Students" is my mantra! I strongly believe in a classroom based on mutual respect, and enforcing routines and a positive learning atmosphere early on (especially in the area of group work and leadership) in order to lead to the students being enthusiastic about their work, confident in the ability to try new things and make mistakes, and plan and follow through with ideas.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Graduated with a Speech Communications Degree with emphasis on Education from Pepperdine University, then went on to get my multiple subject credential from Cal State University San Marcos. I have also taken courses through UCLA and University San Diego.

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I recently decided to stay at home with my new baby for the year and am trying my hand at Teachers Pay Teachers to keep the intellectual and professional juices flowing!

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