Tara West

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Are you new to distance learning or homeschooling and feeling unsure? Reach out to me directly at littlemindsatworkLLC@gmail.com I'm working alongside parents, guardians, and teachers! Happy to help! -Tara
 
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* * 50% off FLASH DEAL * * SNAG THIS PACKET ON SALE 50% OFF FOR A LIMITED TIME!What is the INSTANT CVC Words Fine Motor Packet?This packet is designed to offer an engaging and FUN way to explore 80 CVC words with 800 pages!! This packet can be used
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English Language Arts, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
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$12.00
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* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Color Code Word Practice Pages. This packet offers 45 all-in-one sheets designed to offer an engaging way to practice
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$5.00
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* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Science of Reading Phonics Poems. This packet offers 60 all-in-one science of reading aligned poems. Students will read
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$10.00
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* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Word Blender Strips. This packet offers 200 word blender strips. The word blender strips cover Units 2-4 of Guided
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English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$4.00
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* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: All-in-One Rime Mats. This packet offers 85 all-in-one rime mats. The all-in-one rime mats can be used in multiple
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English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$8.00
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* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Color Code Alphabet Practice Pages. This packet offers 52 all-in-one sheets designed to offer an engaging way to
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English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
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* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Build It, Read It, and Write It pocket chart match-ups and mix and fix sentences. This packet offers 20 (sets of 3)
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English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
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Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$7.00
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* * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND CENTERS GROWING BUNDLE! GRAB THIS BUNDLE ON SALE FOR A LIMITED TIME HERE!* * * * * Questions? Click HERE to Instant Message me! * * *What is included in the Guided Phonics + Beyond Aligned
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Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
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DISCOUNT!!!! This packet is part of my INSTANT Printables Growing Bundle! Save BIG with this discounted bundle! *HERE* What is included in the INSTANT Printable Practice Sheets Bundle?This packet is designed to offer an engaging and FUN way to
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English Language Arts, Math, Phonics
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers, Activities
$5.00
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* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Build It, Read It, and Write It pocket chart match-ups and mix and fix sentences. This packet offers 20 (sets of 3)
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$7.00
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* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Build It, Write It Mats. This packet offers 25 build it, write it all-in-one mats. The all-in-one build it, write it
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English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
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$6.00
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* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Dictation Practice Pages. This packet offers 55 all-in-one sheets designed to offer an engaging way to practice
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$6.00
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* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Encode and Decode Strips. This packet offers 300 encode and decode strips. The encode and decode strips can be used in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$6.00
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By Tara West
* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: High Frequency Word Strips. This packet offers 80 high frequency word strips. The high frequency word strips can be
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English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$4.00
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By Tara West
* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Mix and Fix Sentences Practice Pages. This packet offers 125 all-in-one mix and fix sheets designed to offer an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$8.00
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By Tara West
* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Pull It, Read It, Cover It practice mats. This packet offers 37 Pull It, Read It, Cover It practice mats. Students will
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English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$6.00
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* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Say It, Tap It, Write It mats. This packet offers 300 picture cards and matching all-in-one work mats. The all-in-one
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English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
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By Tara West
* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Say It, Tap It, Write It Practice Pages. This packet offers 55 all-in-one sheets designed to offer an engaging way to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$5.00
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* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND ENDLESS GROWING MEGA HERE! Guided Phonics + Beyond supplemental packet: Word Chain Practice Pages. This packet offers 100 all-in-one sheets designed to offer an engaging way to practice word
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
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Unit 6 VOWEL TEAM WORDS AND DIPHTHONG WORDS (includes silent sounds and multisyllable words as well)* * * SAVE BIG, BIG, BIG WITH THE GUIDED PHONICS + BEYOND CURRICLUM BUNDLE! THIS BUNDLE IS ON SALE! * * *> > > NEW DIGITAL UPDATE! ALL
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English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
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Lesson Plans (Bundled), Literacy Center Ideas, Printables
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Tara West is a curriculum author and kindergarten teacher. Her curriculum first began when she realized that her students were missing many components when only being exposed to big box curriculum. She spent countless hours pouring over research with regards to various types of curriculum methodologies and teaching methods which she felt would be applicable to her students’ diverse learning needs. Mrs. West then implemented that research into her classroom. When she noticed that the results were surpassing previous years’ performance, her principal allowed her and the rest of her teaching team to utilize the curriculum that she had created. The results were phenomenal and from there Tara continued to take these classroom-tested ideas and methods to the next level by creating her KinderCurriculum and FirstieCurriculum. She continues to research best practices as well as new and innovative methods which she tests in the classroom and translates it into new curriculum. Mrs. West has received feedback from thousands of classroom teachers from around the globe to help validate student performance and teacher buy in.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style is that of balanced literacy, techonology, hands-on, and all the while following district curriculum!

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated with my Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood.

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