Tales from a Very Busy Teacher

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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
*This has been updated with a DIGITAL VERSION that can be edited through Google Forms-March 2020!* Perfect for distance learning. This download is a great tool to help students take a more active role in their learning. This ticket is given to
Subjects:
Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
8th, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Assessment
$3.75
594
Digital Download ZIP (21.68 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Staff Room Bulletin Board SetUpdated in July 2020 with a Spanish Title and Spanish Words Updated in July 2020 with notes for teachers to write their "whys" to add to the bulletin board, too!Encourage your staff with some uplifting words and phrases
Subjects:
Back to School, For Administrators, Coaching
Grades:
PreK, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Staff, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, ...
Types:
For Principals & Administrators, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.00
516
Digital Download ZIP (8.51 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
UPDATED WITH A DIGITAL VERSION! {2020}UPDATED WITH WRITING SAMPLES {2019}This is a fun, engaging, and Halloween-inspired writing project. This download includes a lesson plan, writing booklets, and writing papers. The actual art project directions
Subjects:
Writing, Halloween
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Google Apps, Lesson
CCSS:
W.2.3, W.3.3, W.4.3
$5.75
594
Digital Download ZIP (32.49 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
This is a PowerPoint file that has five editable slides. There is also a PDF file with six pages for daily check-ins. These are great to use as morning work for students as the settle in the morning, as well as for your morning meetings. A digital
Subjects:
English Language Arts, School Counseling, Character Education
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Google Apps
$2.50
186
Digital Download ZIP (4.05 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Included in this bundle are templates for back to school, October, November, December, January, February, March, and April doodle art. Have your students design and create a "funky" design! Then students can write about different ideas that
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Back to School, Visual Arts
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Projects, Printables
$22.00
$16.50
65
Bundle
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Grab this title for your classroom and incorporate your classroom clock as the focal point. It's the perfect addition to any classroom.The sayings are available in print and cursive.Choose from three titles:YOU can do great things!YOU can do amazing
Subjects:
Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.25
507
Digital Download ZIP (8.47 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
This has been updated with the year 2022!This download includes agamograph templates and a lesson plan using the book Martin's Big Words. It is intended to use for the new year, but can be modified to use throughout the year. There are 13 templates
Subjects:
Black History Month, Visual Arts
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Projects, Printables
$2.50
113
Digital Download ZIP (10.76 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
**Updated for 2023**Use this fun craftivity to have your students write about their New Year's resolutions, plans for 2023, and/or the excitement of the New Year! Included with the craftivity are templates for boys and girls, writing papers with
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Writing, The New Year
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$5.25
284
Digital Download PDF (2.39 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
These are fun and simple signs to hang on your crates to help you with classroom organization.You get four signs:Were you absent?Finished early?What We've Been LearningExtra CopiesYou also get 8 editable version to edit in PowerPoint.Find pictures
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
$1.50
226
Digital Download ZIP (4.11 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Whether you’re celebrating a week-long kindness themed week at your school or you’re looking for kindness activities to complete with just your class, I’ve got you covered!It’s important that we explicitly teach empathy, kindness, and compassion to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Character Education
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
For Principals & Administrators, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
116
Digital Download ZIP (13.27 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
This is a simple Math Talk bulletin board display to put up in your classroom. You get a "Math Talk" title and 12 though bubbles with sentence starters to help your students facilitate "math talk."Just print everything out on your desired color of
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.50
230
Digital Download ZIP (4.38 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Download different February templates to have your students design and create a "funky" design! Then students can write about different ideas that correlate to their art.You can choose to have them write on a full page, and you can have them glue
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Valentine's Day
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Projects, Printables
$2.50
165
Digital Download PDF (6.30 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Download different holiday templates to have your students design and create a "funky" design! Then students can write about different ideas that correlate to their art.You can choose to have them write on a full page, and you can have them glue the
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Projects, Printables
$2.50
123
Digital Download PDF (5.45 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
I love teaching Opinion Writing to my students, and I especially love using OREO writing to help my students understand the concept more clearly. This download has several OREO posters you can post around your room, along with directions on how to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Posters
CCSS:
W.2.1, W.3.1, W.4.1, W.3.1a, W.3.1b, W.3.1c
$5.00
87
Digital Download ZIP (4.41 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Use this fun craftivity to have your students write about what they have learned during the school year. It's the perfect end of the year writing activity. Included with the craftivity are templates for boys and girls, writing papers with titles
Subjects:
Writing, End of Year, Visual Arts
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.50
195
Digital Download PDF (8.21 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
This is great for upper grade classrooms! Help your students stay inspired!This alphabet set has a white background. You can print the cards onto bright cardstock. You also have the option of using a black background.The cards measure 8.25 inches
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
232
Digital Download ZIP (7.48 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Download different March templates to have your students design and create a "funky" design! Then students can write about different ideas that correlate to their art.You can choose to have them write on a full page, and you can have them glue the
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, St. Patrick's Day, Spring
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Projects, Printables
$2.50
120
Digital Download PDF (5.74 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
I always try to create a collaborative culture in my classroom where we celebrate each other’s successes. When I was a kid, I was always so excited to post my work or positive notes home on our fridge. So, I thought why not do that in the
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities
$2.00
127
Digital Download ZIP (7.79 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
*Updated with an EDITABLE nose so you can write your own word problems!*With this activity students can practice working out math word problems and justifying their responses, while still having some holiday fun.There are 6 multistep word problems
Subjects:
Word Problems, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
3rd, 5th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
3.OA.D.8, 5.OA.A.1, MP1, MP2
$5.00
118
Digital Download ZIP (8.52 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
This is the perfect bulletin board for Valentine's Day or for the whole year. Students can use the included hearts to write reasons why they love their class and classmates. You can also just use the title and use post-it notes for your students'
Subjects:
Character Education, Valentine's Day, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.50
64
Digital Download ZIP (10.99 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I earned my BA from UC Irvine, and my teaching credential from CalState Bakersfield. I went on to earn my Masters in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from CSUN. I have experience in teaching 8th, 6th, 5th, 3rd, and 2nd grade. I am in my 7th year teaching, and I am currently teaching 3rd grade.

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HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Cuban American Teacher Association Scholarship Recipient UC Irvine Psychology Research Assistant UC Irvine Discussion Leader/Education Department Holy Cross School Student Council Advisor Teacher of the Week-Ventura County (2010)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Master of Arts Educational Leadership and Policy Studies to be awarded, May 2012 California State University, Northridge California Multiple Subjects Credential California State University, Bakersfield Bachelor of Arts Degree Psychology and Social Behavior, Major Educational Studies, Minor University of California, Irvine

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