Tara West

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This packet has all of the printables found in my my latest First Grade close read packets! There are 27 pages of printables {6 are editable}. The pages include several Common Core aligned skill focus graphic organizers. If you are writing your own
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
$5.00
134 ratings
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By Tara West
Quick and easy Math Common Core assessments! These assessments are not meant for a grade- just a quick assessment for you to know where your kiddos stand. You can use these before starting a new concept to see where your students are at. You can
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Place Value
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables
$5.00
199 ratings
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By Tara West
A-Z Practice Sheets Handwriting Practice, Search & circle the letters. Great for Assessment!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables
$3.00
147 ratings
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By Tara West
Quick & easy ELA Common Core assessments! These assessments are not meant for a grade- just a quick assessment for you to know where your kiddos stand. You can use these before starting a new concept to see where your students are at. You can
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables
$5.00
169 ratings
4.0
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By Tara West
Here it is! After many requests I have now finished the ELA Skill Checks! There are 30 skill checks included in the packet. Each skills check get progressively harder as the year goes along. I give my skill checks once a week on Fridays.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
$10.00
648 ratings
4.0
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By Tara West
Kindergarten Quarterly Assessments Trackers {Free/Editable} This assessment tool makes for a quick & easy year-long look. Also, visit my blog Little Minds at Work for Kindergarten ideas and freebies! Please leave me feedback if this will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Math
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Assessment, 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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