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By Teacher Tam
This kindergarten sight words set comes with 3 resources: a printable resource, a 10-page set (30 sentences) for Google Drive, and a set of digital Boom Cards. The printable set has 20 pages to print with 3 sentences each, for a total of 60
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RF.K.1, RF.K.2, RF.K.3, RF.K.4, L.K.2
$5.00
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By Teacher Tam
This resource has a printable file AND 2 DIGITAL resources:1) 50 pages of printable reading comprehension passages and questions 2) a copy of the passages to use in Google Classroom3) Boom Cards (20 pages, digital, self-grading) with different
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RL.K.1, RL.K.3, RL.1.1, RL.1.3, RF.K.1, RF.K.3, RF.K.4, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, RF.1.3, RF.1.4...
$6.00
632
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By Teacher Tam
This zip file contains 2 resources: a 52-page, no prep workbook and a 35-card deck of digital Boom Cards. The set covers all 22 of the Common Core Standards for mathematics. The printables cover addition, subtraction, place value, word problems,
Subjects:
Math, Numbers, Word Problems
Grades:
Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Workbooks, Activities, Internet Activities
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5, K.CC.C.6, K.CC.C.7, K.MD.A.1, K.MD.A.2, K.MD.B.3, K.NBT.A.1...
$7.00
853
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By Teacher Tam
This product contains 2 resources: a set of math worksheets and a digital set of Boom Cards. The first resource is a printable, 53-page set of math worksheets that cover ALL 21 of the Common Core Standards. There are 2 or more pages devoted to each
Subjects:
Math, Word Problems, Place Value
Grades:
1st, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Math Centers
CCSS:
1.MD.A.1, 1.MD.A.2, 1.MD.B.3, 1.MD.C.4, 1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.2a, 1.NBT.B.2b, 1.NBT.B.2c, 1.NBT.B.3, 1.NBT.C.4...
$6.50
908
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By Teacher Tam
THIS IS A COMBINED SET OF 2 OTHER PRODUCTS (Kindergarten Sight Word Sentences AND First Grade Sight Word Sentences). IF YOU BOUGHT ONE OF THESE SEPARATELY, DON'T BUY THIS SET. IT HAS THE SAME SENTENCES AS THE OTHER 2 SETS COMBINED. OR buy this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RF.K.1, RF.K.3, RF.K.4, RF.1.1, RF.1.3, RF.1.4, L.K.2, L.1.2
$8.00
$6.00
733
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By Teacher Tam
This BUNDLE includes 165 pages of reading comprehension passages and questions for beginning readers! It focuses on word families and sight words, making this set just right for kindergarten, first, and second grade! Each reading comprehension
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$15.98
$14.38
161
Bundle
By Teacher Tam
This BUNDLE of Boom Cards is just right for kindergarten (6 literacy and 6 math)! Every deck has a BACK TO SCHOOL theme so that it can be used at any time throughout the year! Scroll to the bottom to read more about Boom Cards!This BUNDLE contains
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Internet Activities, Games
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2, K.CC.A.3, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.4a, K.CC.B.4b, K.CC.B.4c, K.CC.B.5, K.CC.C.6, K.CC.C.7, K.NBT.A.1...
$36.00
$24.00
142
Bundle
By Teacher Tam
This product has 2 parts: a printable workbook AND a digital set of Boom Cards!This 67-page workbook covers all 26 of the Common Core math standards for second grade. There are 2 or more pages devoted to each standard. The format is similar to
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Math Centers
CCSS:
2.MD.A.1, 2.MD.A.2, 2.MD.A.3, 2.MD.A.4, 2.MD.B.5, 2.MD.B.6, 2.MD.C.7, 2.MD.C.8, 2.MD.D.9, 2.MD.D.10, 2.NBT.A.1...
$8.00
451
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By Teacher Tam
This set comes with a set of printables, a resource for Google Classroom, and a deck of digital Boom Cards! These sight word sentences are just right for first grade! They also provide students with the opportunity to practice cutting and gluing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RF.1.1, RF.1.2, RF.1.3, RF.1.4, L.1.2
$4.00
394
Digital Download ZIP (43.64 MB)
By Teacher Tam
This reading comprehension set includes 50 passages. Each passage focuses on a specific blend or digraph. This set is just right for first graders, high flyers in kindergarten, and second graders who could use some extra practice. The following
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Workbooks, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.3, RL.2.1, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, RF.1.3, RF.1.4, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, L.1.1a
$4.99
136
Digital Download PDF (58.60 MB)
By Teacher Tam
Your students will enjoy using this set of digital task cards. Students will find the main idea in 40 short passages. Each passage comes with 4 possible answers. This set includes both fiction and nonfiction passages. A few fun sounds are also
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Internet Activities, Games, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.1.2, RI.1.2, RI.2.2
$3.00
150
Digital Download PDF (5.26 MB)
By Teacher Tam
This download includes 2 products: 1) a 34-page, printable summer review pack for kindergarten and 2) a 20-page set of Boom Cards. I created this packet to send home with my kinders in order to keep their math and literacy skills sharp! It is for
Subjects:
Reading, Math, Summer
Grades:
Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Workbooks, Activities, Internet Activities
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2, K.CC.B.4, K.CC.B.5, K.CC.C.6, K.CC.C.7, K.MD.A.1, K.MD.A.2, K.MD.B.3, K.NBT.A.1, K.OA.A.1...
$5.50
468
Digital Download ZIP (19.34 MB)
By Teacher Tam
This sorting activity is perfect to include in your science center for Earth Day! It includes 6 picture sorting cards for each of the following categories of recyclable materials: Paper, plastic, metal, and glass. The activity also includes 3
Subjects:
Math, Science, Environment
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
K.MD.B.3, 1.MD.C.4
$2.50
239
Digital Download PDF (19.93 MB)
By Teacher Tam
This set contains 2 decks of digital Boom Cards! Your students will have fun measuring objects with them. In the first deck, students will use nonstandard units to measure the objects, such as paper clips and cubes. This deck comes with two types of
Subjects:
Math, Measurement
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Internet Activities, Games, Math Centers
CCSS:
K.MD.A.1, 1.MD.A.2
$5.00
77
Digital Download PDF (4.65 MB)
By Teacher Tam
This set includes both printables and a digital set of Boom Cards. Send this first grade summer review pack home with your students in order to keep their math and literacy skills sharp! This packet has 53 pages. It includes 1) a 33-page printable
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Summer
Grades:
1st, Homeschool
Types:
Workbooks, Activities, Internet Activities
CCSS:
1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.3, 1.OA.A.1, 1.OA.A.2, 1.OA.B.3, 1.OA.B.4, 1.OA.C.5, 1.OA.C.6, 1.OA.D.7, 1.OA.D.8...
$5.50
381
Digital Download ZIP (16.02 MB)
By Teacher Tam
This set includes 45 reading comprehension passages. Each passage focuses on a specific long vowel word family. This set is just right for first graders, as well as second graders who could use some extra practice. The following long vowel word
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.3, RL.2.1, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, RF.1.3, RF.1.4, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, L.1.1
$4.99
100
Digital Download PDF (63.44 MB)
By Teacher Tam
This set of Daily Oral Language sentences is just right for first grade! It has 50 pages with 3 sentences on each page, for a total of 150 sentences to correct! Students will identify 3 errors in each sentence. Then, they will rewrite each sentence
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
RF.1.1, RF.1.1a, RF.1.3g, RF.1.4a, L.1.1, L.1.2, L.1.2a, L.1.2b, L.1.2d
$4.00
76
Digital Download PDF (37.66 MB)
By Teacher Tam
This set includes both printables AND a digital set of Boom Cards! The 95-page Word Word Pack covers CVC words, sight words, simple sentences, blends and digraphs. Some of the pages are in color to be laminated for classroom use (see below). Most
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RF.K.2, RF.K.3, RF.K.4, RF.1.1, RF.1.2, RF.1.3, L.K.1, L.1.2
$6.00
416
Digital Download ZIP (41.54 MB)
By Teacher Tam
These printable guided reading books cover: word families, CVC words, blends, digraphs, long vowel sounds, phonics, sight words, and short vowel sounds.NOTE: This set now includes all 3 newly revised sets AND digital Boom Card versions!Read what
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Guided Reading Books, Printables
$18.00
$15.00
184
Bundle
By Teacher Tam
This 3D shape set includes 2 resources: a set of photo sorting cards and a digital resource. Both resources cover solid shapes such as cones, cylinders, pyramids, spheres, rectangular prisms, cubes, and triangular prisms. 1. The first is a printable
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Internet Activities, Math Centers, Task Cards
CCSS:
K.MD.B.3, K.G.A.1, K.G.A.2, K.G.A.3, K.G.B.4, K.G.B.5, 1.G.A.1
$4.00
225
Digital Download ZIP (12.52 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for almost 16 years, most of them spent teaching pre-K and kindergarten. I also have experience teaching up to 3rd grade. I have used my love of reading to develop a set of 30 phonics-based beginning reading books for use in preschool-first grade. In addition, I have developed sets of reading games and math games that can be used in the classroom or as take-home activities and can be adjusted to address various skill levels. I also have a range of hands on, cut-and-glue materials which keep young students engaged. They have proven to be a success in my own classroom and I'm excited to share them on Teachers Pay Teachers!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I like to use a variety of materials to teach to the wide range of interests and ability levels of the students who enter my classroom. I'm all about using fun and innovative methods to encourage learning!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I recently had an article published in Texas Child Care Quarterly. You can view/read it here: http://www.childcarequarterly.com/spring11_story3.html

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I actually started out in another field. While working on my doctorate in school psychology, I had a revelation. I think it's a big hint when, instead of shadowing the school psychologist, you'd rather be in the first grade classroom cutting out bulletin board materials! That was my wake-up call! I have degrees from Morehead State University and Illinois State. My MA is from Wheaton College.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my 3 kids, working on family pictures and videos, creating materials to use in my classroom, and, most recently, writing a blog, http://teachertamseducationaladventures.blogspot.com. I also enjoy presenting at conferences when my husband is gracious enough to babysit!

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