Swimming with the Rest of the School

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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
I have put together a group of reference sheets that can serve as a mini anchor charts for their math toolkits, or for them to have as a part of a math center. They include each of the math strands (Geometry, Number Sense, Patterning and Algebra,
Subjects:
Algebra, Geometry, Place Value
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Math Centers, Posters
$3.25
52 ratings
3.9
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
It is based off of the Ontario curriculum and Growing Success document for Grades 4-6. It is intended to help students self-identify and understand Learning Skills and what they look like. For each Learning Skills checklists there are what this will
Subjects:
Life Skills, Critical Thinking, Classroom Management
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$2.50
12 ratings
3.9
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
In this package there are two graphic organizers, one for generating and organizing ideas and then the second is mapping out the beginning, middle and end with the characters, setting, problem and solution. There are also picture and description
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
5 ratings
3.9
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
In this package there are for each of the 5 math strands word wall words with definitions and on some images to match. They are colour coded by strand and can work from Grades 1-3. A great addition to your classroom and to your math wall and word
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Other (Math)
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
15 ratings
4.0
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
Use this literacy game as a fast finisher or as a part of your literacy curriculum. It encourages students to expand their vocab and use different types of words when describing things. It comes with pre-made adjective, adverb, noun and verb sheets
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Vocabulary
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games, Literacy Center Ideas
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5 ratings
4.0
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
These cards are aimed for a Primary/Junior (Grades 3 to 5) Creative Movement/ Dance unit in Phys.Ed. They cover the different parts of dance such as feet placements, arm movements and a little bit of hip hop. There are 8 different centres for
Subjects:
Physical Education, Dance
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Posters
$5.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
This set is a writer's workshop lesson that is based on creating an adventure story, there are handouts/resources included with checklists, graphic organizers and writing paper formats to help guide the students along in addition to the lesson plan.
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Literature, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
9 ratings
3.9
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
Included in this is a set of Winter Olympic Themed Fitness Centre activities. They include both olympic and para-olympic themed activities with illustrations done by myself. There are 12 centres total.
Subjects:
Physical Education, Holidays/Seasonal, Winter
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
This download includes a variety of stories that give the perspective of human rights in the world from a perspective of a kid. Some of the stories might be considered “too graphic” for some students but they are all written in kid-friendly
Subjects:
World History, Other (Social Studies - History), Critical Thinking
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
7 ratings
3.9
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
In this package there are for each of the 5 math strands word wall words with definitions and on some images to match. They are colour coded by strand and can work from Grades 4-6. A great addition to your classroom and to your math wall and word
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Other (Math)
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
In addition to the Creative Movement Centre Cards this is a Culminating Task that can be used in conjunction with it, requiring students to create their own dances individually or in small groups. The lesson plan as well as the storyboard map and
Subjects:
Physical Education, Other (Specialty), Dance
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
1 rating
3.9
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
Placemat for Three is a great graphic organizer for when working in groups. It prevents students from allowing one student to be the voice of the group and also also them to show their work and then also state their consensus. This version is
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
16 Summer Olympic sport themed Gym/Fitness centres for Gym class. Can be used as rotations or whole class warm-ups. The sports include a diversity of different sports that are held during the Summer Olympics, targeting a variety of fitness needs.
Subjects:
Physical Education, Other (Specialty), Summer
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Task Cards
$3.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
In this activity students will explore issues of goal setting, self esteem through writing a personal letter. This lesson has been aligned with the Ontario Language Arts and Health Curriculum for Grade 6. Lessons, planning questions and a letter
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Character Education, Writing
Grades:
6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
5 ratings
3.8
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
In this packet there are 5 different types of descriptive feedback. Some are teacher directed, some are a combination of teacher directed feedback with some student self assessment and then there is a peer assessment section where they can peel off
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Assessment, Printables
$2.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
Included are the letters A to Z with both upper and lower case. They include printing directionality and can be laminated so that they can be used for playdough use or for use with a whiteboard marker. Please follow my store to keep updated on a
Subjects:
Writing, Early Intervention, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.50
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
This package includes a concentration style game with number matching with tallies, as well as the word. There is a card matching activity where each set can be cut a part for students to sort and match together. These are up to 20. There is also a
Subjects:
Numbers, Place Value
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Math Centers
$3.50
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
In this Smart Board Prompt/ Mini lesson students will be asked to brainstorm as a class what they think it means to be Canadian and then from there asked to create their own flag based off this discussion and the video clip linked to it. The video
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Civics, Canadian History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Minilessons, Interactive Whiteboard
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
This download has a set of non-standard unit measurement task cards. You can also use them for scoot. They include length, area, mass as well as open ended questions. The graphics are created by My Cute Graphics.
Subjects:
Measurement
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables, Math Centers, Task Cards
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Swimming with the Rest of the School
A placemat for working on the concept of regrouping for Addition. Has an example and then a place where they can try it.
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Order of Operations
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Math Centers
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am currently a Grade 4 teacher in Alberta. I am also the school's Technology Lead who runs training and manages our school's technology. I have been teaching since 2010. I have taught in Central Ontario and Northern Manitoba. I have taught Kindergarten to Grade 8 and Special Education. Check out my blog: www.msfiddler.wordpress.com

MY TEACHING STYLE

Go with the flow! Student voice is important! Student accountability for their actions is also important.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Apple Distinguished Educator SMART Exemplary Educator Class Dojo Ambassador and Mentor

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Graduated from Lakehead University with BA/ Bed in 2009. Received HBA in 2013. Have taken 10 Additional Qualifications through the Ontario Teacher Qualification system through OCT. I am self-taught when it comes to Edtech.

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I blog at msfiddler.wordpress.com

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