Tara West

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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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By Tara West
Pre-K (and Kindergarten) Literacy Curriculum FREE PREVIEW (A free week to view my Pre-K (and Kindergarten) literacy program! The students will have a week of studies paired with the amazing, Grumpy Groundhog text!)A note about pricing!Snag the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Close Reading
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables
FREE
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By Tara West
Pre-K (and Kindergarten) Literacy Curriculum FREE PREVIEW (A free week to view my Pre-K (and Kindergarten) literacy program! The students will have a week of studies paired with the amazing, Harry the Dirty Dog, text!)A note about pricing!Snag the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Close Reading
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables
FREE
75
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By Tara West
Thanks so much for viewing my 2nd Grade Curriculum guide. This guide will serve as a way to EASILY visualize how all of my 2nd Grade Curriculum "puzzles" together. Learning and obtaining new information can be quite overwhelming. I only hope that
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Professional Development, Printables
FREE
36
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By Tara West
This is a free preview of my Primary Blends and Digraphs Curriculum! Snag the entire curriculum* * * HERE * * * This is ZIPPED FILE and most likely will not download onto a phone. This file contains interactive books and games and will need to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Interactive Whiteboard, Guided Reading Books
FREE
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By Tara West
FREE! The Ultimate Guide to Center Time! Listen to a video about this packet HERE! I get a lot of questions about how I run centers in my classroom! So, I decided to whip up this resource to answer those questions! I also have a lot of teachers
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Professional Development, Printables
FREE
166
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By Tara West
Bees Close Read FREEBIE - a free close read week from KinderLiteracy* *View the KinderLiteracy®BUNDLED units HERE! What is KinderLiteracy®?KinderLiteracy®Curriculum units are based upon the close read model. Each week you will focus on one text and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables
FREE
156
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By Tara West
Are you interested in trying out a lesson or TWO from my KinderMath® Curriculum? Snag this instant free preview of my KinderMath® Unit 11! Are you interested in seeing the entire bundle? View the complete KinderMath bundle * * HERE * * The
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
FREE
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By Tara West
KinderLiteracy® The Snowy Day FLASH FREEBIEThanks so much for viewing my FREE WEEK of my KinderLiteracy whole-group curriculum! View the entire KinderLiteracy bundle HERE!You can read up on the KinderLiteracy program below!KinderLiteracy
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
FREE
227
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By Tara West
FREE PREVIEW KinderWordFamilies® Curriculum! Try out a FREE WEEK of my KinderWordFamilies program! View the bundle *HERE* What is KinderWordFamilies™ Curriculum?KinderWordFamilies® was created by a teacher for teachers! This supplemental phonics
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Activities, Interactive Whiteboard, Printables
FREE
111
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By Tara West
FREE PREVIEW FirstieWordFamilies Curriculum! Try out a FREE WEEK of my FirstieWordFamilies program! View the bundle *HERE* What is FirstieWordFamilies Curriculum? FirstieWordFamilies was created by a teacher for teachers! This supplemental
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Phonics
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Interactive Whiteboard, Guided Reading Books
FREE
72
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By Tara West
FREE PREVIEW! *Snag this packet ****HERE**** ! *THIS IS A ZIPPED FILE AND MOST LIKELY CAN ONLY BE DOWNLOADED ON A COMPUTER* **Do you have extra time? Watch *THIS* super detailed video about the program! What is PrimarySightWords?
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Grammar
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
FREE
108
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By Tara West
FREE PREVIEW! A Binder of Literacy and Math Centers View the BUNDLE of literacy and math binders! HERE! A Binder of Literacy and Math Centers BUNDLED Thanks so much for viewing my free preview to my NO PREP binder of literacy and math
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Phonics
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Activities
FREE
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By Tara West
KinderMath® Getting Started Unit* * *Snag it free through Back to School 2017 * * *This unit is part of my larger KinderMath bundle! Click HERE to view the bundle!What is in THIS unit?This is a freebie introductory unit! This unit is designed to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Close Reading
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables
FREE
326
Digital Download ZIP (4.56 MB)
By Tara West
Thanks so much for viewing my FirstieCurriculum guide. This guide will serve as a way to EASILY visualize how all of my FirstieCurriculum "puzzles" together. Learning and obtaining new information can be quite overwhelming. I only hope that this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Professional Development, Printables
FREE
65
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By Tara West
Thanks so much for viewing my KinderCurriculum guide. This guide will serve as a way to EASILY access all of my curriculum resources, organization tips, and classroom ideas. Learning and obtaining new information can be quite overwhelming. I only
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Professional Development, Printables
FREE
216
Digital Download PDF (3.52 MB)
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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.

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