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Do your students think all soil is the same? This science activity will help them see how the different shapes and sizes of soil particles make layers of soil different. Humus,sand,silt,clay, and rocks are compared to sizes and shapes children are
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Need something a little bit different for life cycles? This brochure has two levels for recording your students' understanding of flowering plants, simple animal life cycles, metamorphosis, and incomplete metamorphosis. The two forms are almost
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This sequencing game for 2 to 4 players uses common situations like brushing your teeth, baking cookies, and checking out books from the library. Students put the three events in order, tell their order to their partner, and then move forward one or
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Does your school host a family math night? Are you looking for materials that are already together on a theme? This file includes games that are adapted to fit kindergarten through fifth grade students with an adorable zoo animal theme. Gameboards,
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Are your second graders having difficulty with blends? This activity will help students practice the three letter initial blends of spr, str, shr, scr, thr, and spl. This file includes a title pocket, file tab label, answer key, two page game,
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This file folder activity supports The Ugly Vegetables, the second story for second grade in Unit 5 of 2011 Treasures program. Students sequence three events on the card, follow directions on the card, and collect the vegetables mentioned in the
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This file folder game helps students practice estimating mass as about a gram, over a gram, about a kilogram, or over a kilogram. Six examples are provided for each category showing real-life examples of the mass of common objects. This file
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This file folder game covers words with the sound of "air" spelled air, are, ear, and ere with a space travel theme. The file includes a game cover label, file tab label, 30 sentence cards, optional card backing, 2 page game board, 2 game pieces
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With a mouse birthday theme, practice sorting details into fantasy and reality. Many details are from Mice and Beans, Treasures 2011 for second grade. This can be introduced in samll group with students playing in groups of 2-3 for follow-up. This
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This mini-unit focuses on the culture of India using pictures, and two trade books, Count Your Way Through India by Jim Haskins and Sacred River by Ted Lewin. It includes 6 picture cards to match to captions, anticipation guide and answer key for
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I color-coded the think aloud prompts from the Treasures reading program in a small group format and large squares to insert in the differentiated instruction cubes. Insert multiple copies of the strategies you have taught your class, or use the
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This file folder activity was created to support The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle, Unit 5,Week 1 of Treasures 2011 for second grade. Students sort the cards into piles labeled a, b, c, and d to show which conclusion can be made from the statement on the
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This math center was designed to fit two levels of students: those working with two-digit addition with regrouping and those working with three-digit addition with regrouping. A recording sheet is included with place value frames and with blank work
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Students will match definitions of 12 words with the prefixes un-, re-, and dis- to their words, write definitons, and create sentences with a new set of 12 practice words. This file includes a title pocket, file tab label, directions, two page game
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Identifying similarities and differences is a strategy that students need to be successful. By practicing with this open-ended game that allows divergent thinking, you are preparing your students with this important skill. Using a fun aliens theme,
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I wanted a system to progressively practice and review math facts, so I sorted the cards into strategies such as doubles, doubles plus one, two aparts, filling tens, and the last six. The student teachers in my school loved these cards and wanted
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Do you need a motivating way to help your students practice alphabetizing? These rainforest words will get their curiousity going! Differentiate by having some students alphabetize four words and other students use six. This file include a title
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Students sort words containing long i spellings of y, ie, i, and igh into the correct jack-o-lantern. These words support second grade Treasures 2011 Unit 2, week 3: A Tall Tale. This file contains a title pocket, file label, directions, sorting
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Go Flutter is a game played like Go Fish that requires your students to ask specifically for the number that is ten more, ten less, one hundred more, or one hundred less. Students must collect all five cards before they can lay them down. So cute!
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Big Fish in Place Value Pond will support your students in learning and practicing place value. Your students will be working on adding and subtracting tens and hundreds, and base ten place value systems. The first game is like Go Fish but your
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for over twelve years, mostly in third grade. I am currently teaching second grade for the second year. Creative Commons License
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MY TEACHING STYLE

My daughter says "Fun!" My classroom typically has a range of abilities and behaviors. The more motivated I can keep my students, the fewer problems we have.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have my Bachelors degree in Elementary Education. I have a Masters degree in Elementary Education with a math concentration.

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