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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 paper. The actual art project directions
Subjects:
Writing, Halloween
Grades:
8th, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Google Apps
CCSS:
W.2.3, W.3.3, W.4.3
$5.75
532
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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, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Staff, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, ...
Types:
For Principals & Administrators, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.00
470
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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
483
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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
385
Digital Download ZIP (8.47 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:
Fun Stuff
$1.50
128
Digital Download ZIP (4.11 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:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.50
185
Digital Download ZIP (4.38 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, Fun Stuff
$2.00
91
Digital Download ZIP (9.86 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:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
187
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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, Fun Stuff
$2.00
82
Digital Download ZIP (7.79 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, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
81
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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:
Writing, End of Year, Visual Arts
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.50
171
Digital Download PDF (8.21 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
*Just added images of the posters containing all of the steps so you can upload to a printing service to create large posters for your classroom!*These posters and anchor chart can be set up next to a sink that is in or near your classroom. It's
Subjects:
Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Posters, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.25
162
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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:
Valentine's Day, Visual Arts
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$4.00
221
Digital Download PDF (5.92 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, Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.50
119
Digital Download PDF (6.30 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
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:
Activities, Handouts, Other
$5.50
108
Digital Download ZIP (11.84 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
Have your students take more ownership of their learning by incorporating more and more success criteria. I created this bulletin board so students can understand what's expected of them while they're writing in different genres. My goal is that
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Rubrics, Assessment, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.75
82
Digital Download PDF (8.26 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
This is a simple What Does the Text Say? bulletin board display to put up in your classroom. You get a "What Does the Text Say?" title and 13 though bubbles with sentence starters to help your students facilitate citing text in their writing.Just
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.50
86
Digital Download ZIP (5.82 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, Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.50
72
Digital Download PDF (5.74 MB)
By Tales from a Very Busy Teacher
**Updated for 2021**Use this fun craftivity (there are TWO options) to have your students write about their New Year's resolutions, plans for 2021, and/or excitement of the New Year! Included with the craftivity are templates for boys and girls,
Subjects:
Writing, The New Year, Visual Arts
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
$5.00
251
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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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