Tales of a Hoosier Teacher

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Tales of a Hoosier Teacher
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A very Grinch-y Christmas! This close reading activity is for use with the Dr. Seuss book: How the Grinch Stole Christmas. It includes 15 character traits displayed by the characters (The Whos, The Grinch) throughout the story. Can your students
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If the writers in your class/classes consistently begin their stories with "One day..." then you are probably planning a lesson on how to write a strong lead, or how to hook readers. This lesson will: *Ask students to compare two sentences (one
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My 4th grade students love to re-read Dr. Seuss's holiday classic! It's so fun to watch them dig deep with their "big kid" brains while reading a "little kid" book. Pages included: Cover / Author Someone (for summarizing using the SWBST
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80 total task cards with real photographs to practice writing similes and metaphors! 40 "beginner" green task cards - prompt students with a sentence that is ready for similes and/or metaphors to be added. 40 "challenge" blue task cards with
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What could be more fun than exploring figurative language through emojis? Use this set to play a game of memory, go fish, write sentences, quiz idiom knowledge, and more! 32 idioms are included in this set Thank you!
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Are you teaching the metacognitive strategy Ask Questions? This miniature anchor chart is PERFECT for the beginning of the school year, reading response journals, guided reading groups, literacy centers, mini lessons, group work, etc. Includes: *A
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I have found that music is the best way to reach ALL students! Catchy songs rewritten with educational lyrics are sure to grab their attention and get stuck in their heads (a GOOD thing because of the revised lyrics!). Currently this product
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Are you teaching the metacognitive strategy Make Connections? This miniature anchor chart is PERFECT for the beginning of the school year, reading response journals, guided reading groups, literacy centers, mini lessons, group work,
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Jump into the graphic novel craze with a Thanksgiving comic strip! Includes: *Eight Thanksgiving prompts *Turkey & speech bubble clipart as an alternative to hand-drawing *Four-frame comic strip *Six-frame comic strip *Nine-frame comic strip
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Whose students LOVE to learn by singing?! Mine do! This song is 21 lines long, perfect for memorizing, and sings to the same tune as DJ Snake/Justin Bieber's "Let Me Love You." It teaches the CUBES problem-solving strategy for math: Circle
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Whose students LOVE to learn by singing?! Mine do! This song is 19 lines long, perfect for memorizing, and sings to the same tune as Juju On That Beat by Zay Hilfigerrr It teaches the Writing Traits: Word Choice Organization Sentence
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Razzle Dazzle Words, Purple Words, Expensive Words, "Said is Dead," etc. We all put up a valiant fight to help our writers push the envelope! I like to use this as a word wall display for students to reference, but first I challenge students to
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Motivate student creativity with these open-ended photo prompts! I use them as a writing station and they are extremely versatile! The photographs are of different PLACES (outside/nature). My students like to use them to brainstorm when writing a
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Writing prompts are for the first 31 chapters ONLY (additional sections coming soon!) These prompts are awesome for activating prior knowledge, discussion, reflection, literacy stations, etc. I personally like to display each page on our
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Let your science word wall in on the Pokemon craze! Students will love connecting visuals of Pokemon with their science vocabulary! Could be used as a station, comparing/contrasting terms, or as a writing supplement. Includes 58 vocabulary terms
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Are you teaching the metacognitive strategy Visualizing? This miniature anchor chart is PERFECT for the beginning of the school year, reading response journals, guided reading groups, literacy centers, mini lessons, group work, etc. Includes: *A
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Whose students LOVE to learn by singing?! Mine do! This song is 18 lines long, perfect for memorizing, and sings to the same tune as The Chainsmokers' "Closer" It teaches the RUPR strategy for writing/responding to prompts: Read the prompt all the
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Motivate student creativity with these open-ended photo prompts! I use them as a writing station and they are extremely versatile! The photographs are of my cat, Yeti (my students are obsessed with him haha). The kiddos like to use them to
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This file folder game is great for enhancing students' scientific vocabulary - and it helps me fit in that all-important science time that isn't always built into our day. Students must interact with words in a variety of ways to gain true
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The following activities, perfect for the week of Valentine's Day, are included!: >>>Figurative Language description cards (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, alliteration, onomatopoeia, personification and idioms). >>>Figuratively
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching 4th grade in Indiana since August 2013!

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Hands-on. Cooperative. Collaborative. Technology.

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Purdue University Calumet

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