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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, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, ...
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, For Principals & Administrators
$4.00
$3.20
375
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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
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 paper. The actual art project directions featured in this picture can be found on
Subjects:
Writing, Halloween
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
CCSS:
W.2.3, W.3.3, W.4.3
$5.00
$4.00
436
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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:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
$3.75
$3.00
369
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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
**Updated for 2020**Use this fun craftivity (there are TWO options) to have your students write about their New Year's resolutions, plans for 2020, and/or excitement of the New Year! Included with the craftivity are templates for boys and girls,
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Writing, The New Year
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
$5.00
$4.00
232
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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:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.25
$1.00
124
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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
**Updated in 2018 with writing lines for the back of the owl.** Use this fun craftivity to have your students celebrate Valentine's Day by knowing that "OWL" always love you! Included with the craftivity are blackline masters for each part of the
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Valentine's Day
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$4.00
$3.20
204
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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
***Updated in 2018 with DIFFERENT growth and fixed mindset kiddos!!*** Use this growth mindset bulletin board set in your classroom to remind your students to maintain a growth mindset ALL YEAR LONG! The board is titled "How did you show growth
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Character Education, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$6.00
$4.80
198
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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:
Visual Arts, Writing, End of Year
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.50
$3.60
155
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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:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.50
$2.00
113
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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:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
$2.40
77
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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
You have to use your own avatar to create these notepads, and you must save them as images and upload them to a site like Vista Print to make notepads!Use this PPT file and insert your OWN avatar for the images to make notepads!This download
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$2.50
$2.00
72
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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Use this Figurative Language Fun Pack to help supplement your lessons on figurative language! This 45 page fun pack includes... *Figurative Language definition list *Definition recording sheets *Independent practice sheets for -hyperboles
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Cooperative Learning
$5.75
$4.60
131
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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:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas, For Principals & Administrators
$5.00
$4.00
47
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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, Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.50
$2.00
68
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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
These are the perfect companion for your students. I keep a ring of these bookmarks for each student at the table caddies. They are essential for annotating, writing, collaborative conversations, and more! You'll get a bookmark for each of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Other, Activities, Handouts
$5.00
$4.00
86
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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Grab these Growth Mindset Posters to decorate your classroom with positive and encouraging words for your students to see all year. They'll be sure to light up your classroom and your students' outlook! They are great reminders for your kiddos, as
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, ...
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Posters
$5.00
$4.00
90
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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Hispanic Heritage Month {Fact Folds} These fun, folding printables can be used to reinforce information your students have learned or will learn about some famous Hispanics in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.They're simple and easy to distribute
Subjects:
Spanish, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables
$6.00
$4.80
84
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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Use these pages to keep track of vocabulary from Charlotte's Web. Students can put together a few pages per chapter or within their literature circles. Copy the cover and several vocabulary pages front to back. Fold, staple, and assign! Happy
Subjects:
Reading, Grammar, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
$1.60
112
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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Displaying your students' writing in creative ways helps students take ownership of their writing. You can use these newspaper templates to do just that! There is a template for each grade level, plus three templates that have editable
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.75
$2.20
37
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By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Engage your students with critical thinking skills and independence while reading Charlotte's Web with this fun, interactive, and higher level thinking skills literacy download! Included in this download are 7 PDF files: 1. Comprehension
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$6.25
$5.00
65
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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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