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Tara LaPorte

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United States - Georgia - Kennesaw
Tara LaPorte
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By Tara LaPorte
This Verbs: Shades of Meaning activity set includes a poster page of 20 verbs with some shades of meanings, two matching pages, and two fill in the blanks. It is aligned with Common Core Standards L1.5d and L2.5b.
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
L.1.5d, L.2.5b
$3.50
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By Tara LaPorte
This set includes an explanation page with examples and two practice pages. Great to use with classwork, homework, or a quick assessment! It is aligned with Common Core Standard L3.2c.
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
CCSS:
L.3.2c
$2.50
24
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By Tara LaPorte
This activity set assists students in recognizing names of months and days of the week along with names of people to be able to capitalize. It is aligned with the Common Core Standard L1.2a.
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$3.00
24
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By Tara LaPorte
This graphic organizer helps students to think about how to describe characters, settings, and major events of the stories they read. It is aligned with Common Core Standard RL1.3.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
1st
Types:
Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.1.3
$1.50
15
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By Tara LaPorte
This graphic organizer helps students to take an illustration within an informational text (map, photographs, diagrams,...) and think about what the illustration helps the reader understand. It is aligned with Common Core Standard Ri3.7.
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.3.7
$1.50
21
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By Tara LaPorte
This graphic organizer assists students in reading a poem and thinking about how the stanzas build upon one another. It is aligned with Common Core Standard RL3.5.
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.3.5
$1.50
31
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By Tara LaPorte
This graphic organizer helps students to think about the characteristics of the illustrations and try to find aspects of their illustrations within the text. It is aligned with Common Core Standard RL3.7.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.3.7
$1.50
26
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By Tara LaPorte
This graphic organizer assists students in picking out main points that the author states and giving specific reasons that support that main point. It is aligned with Common Core Standard Ri5.8.
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
5th
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.5.8
$1.50
30
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By Tara LaPorte
This capitalizing set includes an explanation page about capitalizing titles and two rewrite the sentences correctly. It is aligned with Common Core Standard L3.2a.
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Homework
CCSS:
L.3.2a
$2.50
23
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By Tara LaPorte
This determiner activity set includes a commonly used determiner poster, a determiner/noun word sort, and two fill in the blanks for students to try and determine the correct determiner that would fit the sentence. It is aligned with Common Core
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
L.1.1h
$3.50
22
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By Tara LaPorte
This graphic organizer assists students in retelling a fable, folktale, or myth while thinking about the central message or moral. It is aligned with Common Core Standard RL3.2.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers
$1.50
17
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By Tara LaPorte
This set includes an explanation page with examples of coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, a sorting activity, and two identifying pages. It is aligned with Common Core Standard L3.1h.
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
CCSS:
L.3.1h
$3.50
11
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By Tara LaPorte
This adjective & adverb bundle comes with a poster for common adjective & adverbs, a sorting activity, and two fill in the blank pages. It is aligned with the common core standard L2.1e.
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
L.2.1e
$3.50
19
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By Tara LaPorte
This graphic organizer helps students to think about different text features in informational text. It also helps them to record the text features they find within their informational text in an organized fashion. It is aligned with the Common Core
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.2.5
$1.50
11
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By Tara LaPorte
This Adjective and Adverb Bundle includes an example chart of comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs along with a sort, a matching page, and a fill in the blank. It is aligned with Third Grade Common Core Standard L3.1g.
Subjects:
Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
L.3.1g
$3.50
5
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By Tara LaPorte
This graphic organizer assists students in choosing one informational topic and comparing and contrasting firsthand and secondhand accounts on the topic. It is aligned with Ri4.6.
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
4th
Types:
Assessment, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.4.6
$1.50
9
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By Tara LaPorte
This proper noun bundle includes two noun sorts, one rewrite with correct capitalization practice, and a fill in the blank activity. I hope that assists your students in becoming proficient with proper nouns. It is aligned with the Common Core
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
L.2.2a
$2.50
9
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By Tara LaPorte
This graphic organizer is meant to be used along with a poem. It helps students to notice the rhyming words within the poem. It assists them in picking out a phrase and thinking about what that phrase means to them. Also, it assists students in
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.4
$1.50
17
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By Tara LaPorte
This graphic organizer helps students to read a drama and think about what the scenes are about and how they build upon each other. It is aligned with Common Core Standard RL3.5.
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.3.5
$1.50
11
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By Tara LaPorte
This graphic organizer assists students in comparing and contrasting the theme or topic within literature. It is aligned with Common Core Standard RL4.9.
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
4th
Types:
Assessment, Homework, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.4.9
$1.50
3
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught First Grade for 10 years. I am currently in my 7th year of teaching 2nd grade. I absolutely love it! I have decided to share with you some things that have made me successful in the classroom because all of you have assisted me in being successful in my own classroom!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I enjoy teaching across the modalities :).

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year 2008-2009 Teacher Leader (TOTY runner up 2007-2008) Teacher Leader (TOTY runner up 2006-2007)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor's of Education 2003 from Kennesaw State University, ESOL Endorsement 2005 from Metro Resa/KSU, Integrating Teaching with the Arts Master's Degree from Lesley University, Curriculum & Instruction Specialist Degree from Liberty University

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am a second grade teacher who loves to teach. I am also a single momma to two beautiful boys: Lawson, who is 10, and John Robert (J.R.), who is 6 years old!

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