Successful Lessons I Have Taught

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In this unit, the students take the Briggs-Meyers test, reflect on what their "code" means to their educational, personal, and career decisions, then they decide on a career to research and make a presentation in the form of a recruitment film or
Subjects:
Career and Technical Education, Library Skills, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
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Lesson Plans (Individual), Research, Projects
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I took the "Crosswalk" document of the ALA library learning standards and the Common Core standards and reformatted it into an Excel sheet that is easier (in my opinion) to use and understand. This one is for grades K-6. I have grades 7-12 in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Library Skills, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Staff
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Assessment, Excel Spreadsheets, Professional Documents
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I reformatted the CCSS & ALA Croswalk so that all of the CCSS that are taught in library for grades K-6 are in a checklist form. I keep this in my plan book to keep track of the CCSS I have covered.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Library Skills, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Staff
Types:
Assessment, Professional Documents, Classroom Forms
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This lesson incorporates research reports, note taking, summarizing, and creative thinking skills in a report form my students were eager to do. Please contact me with questions or if you need help. beverly4567@hotmail.com This work is licensed
Subjects:
Library Skills, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans
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Beverly Nelson Goal: Students will publish a 6-10 page recipe card book or an 81/2x 11 printed recipe books. This is easily used by 3rd - 7th graders. Objectives: • Students will read realistic fiction books and non-fiction books about cooking
Subjects:
Measurement, Life Skills, Cooking
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
4.MD.A.1
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Goal: After reading the original story and various adaptations/retold versions, the students will create their own. Objectives: Identify the difference between the oral tradition genres (fairy tale, folk tale, myth/legend, tall tale
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
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Unit Plans, Printables, Rubrics
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This project teaches students about the text features in a non-fiction book. After reading through the posters in this lesson, the students read and look for those text features in non-fiction picture books. They will compare books on the same
Subjects:
Library Skills, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Unit Plans
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A planning sheet for a collaborative unit that can be used for any classroom/specialist lessons. It spells out the duties, materials, and expectations for all involved teachers. I have used them with many cross curriulum units invovling the
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Staff
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Thematic Unit Plans, Classroom Forms
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The purpose of this project is to allow the fourth grade students to research local animal species, collaboratively create informative and persuasive paragraphs, and share their work with a real world audience. After the students post their animal
Subjects:
Writing, Earth Day, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Unit Plans, Internet Activities
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I use this when I teach the fairy tale genre. For graees k-2 I use it "whole class" and for grades 3-6 as "partners". This worksheet is just one of a set that I use when teaching genres, that unit is still being published to be posted here. This
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets
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After reading several versions of "I know an Old Lady", the students create their own version.
Subjects:
Literature, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Unit Plans
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I took the "Crosswalk" document of the ALA library learning standards and the Common Core standards and reformatted it into an Excel sheet that is easier (in my opinion) to use and understand. This one is for grades 7-12. I have grades K-6 in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Library Skills, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Staff
Types:
Assessment, Excel Spreadsheets, Professional Documents
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This unit has been extremely successful in my classroom. The students create a game to practice their literary element definitions but it can be used for any subject or topic practice/reteach. It is a long unit time wise but the student get a lot
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Games
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This is a program to encourage kids to set goals to score higher on MAPs tests. Using the goal setting sheets on the MAPs website, set the expected growth goal for each individual student, and collective school score (add up all growth goal numbers
Subjects:
Test Preparation
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Other, Activities, For Principals & Administrators
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

11 years Classroom Teacher grades K-3 16 years Teacher-Librarian grades K-6 27 years Curriculum Creator/Designer

MY TEACHING STYLE

All of my lessons that are for sell, I have used with my own students. I develop the lessons and teach them to insure they are practical and successful. I am a Love and Logic teacher. The keywords for my teaching style are flexibility, hands on, differentiation, and joy. My library is not the silent kind. I believe learning should be an active, collaborative, challenging and adaptive.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year: 2016 Chamisa Elementary 1992 Crooked Oak School District Newbie of the Year: 1993 Terminal Park Elementary

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Elementary Education, B.A., University Of Oklahoma, 1991 Curriculum Design, M.Ed, University of Washington, 1996 Reading Specialist Certification, University of Washington, 1997 Teacher-Librarian Certification, University of Eastern Washington, 2004

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Love and Logic Presenter, 1995 to present

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