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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
This family tree lesson is designed to help younger students create their own family trees, while building a deeper understanding of their own families. In addition to creating their own family tree, young children will begin to learn that all
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
W.2.3, W.2.8, W.3.3, W.3.7
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Tall Tales, Folk Tales, and Figurative LanguageLearn about the tall tales of Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, and Pecos Bill while studying hyperbole, idioms, metaphors, similes, and personification. I have also added a lesson about Davy
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, L.3.3, L.3.3a, L.3.5, L.3.5a, L.4.3, L.4.3a, L.4.4b, L.4.5, L.4.5a
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$18.00
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Engage your students in "The Polar Express" with these lessons and activities. At the conclusion, have students create their own pop up books to go with the story and/or movie. Students may choose four images out of eight to use in their pop up
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.K.1, RL.K.2, RL.K.3, RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Study Eastern Woodland Native Americans with your students. This unit has lessons and activities for a detailed study of this group of first Americans. The lessons include close reading selections covering the history of the eastern woodlands such
Subjects:
Native Americans, Thanksgiving, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.3, RI.2.6, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.3, RI.3.6, RI.3.10, RI.4.1, RI.4.3, RI.4.6...
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This is a novel study of Jack by Liesl Shurtliff. This unit is designed to engage your students in the novel, and to measure their comprehension of it. The unit includes 10 writing activities, and 7 quizzes (each containing 5 questions). There
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.6, RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.5.6
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
This lesson is designed to help students understand the physics of balance and motion. Students will learn what balance is. They will explore center of gravity and counterbalance, to understand how balance is maintained. In the lesson, students
Subjects:
Science, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
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Learn about Native Americans, while studying the people of the plains with your class. This unit has lessons and activities about the plains Indians. Topics include: buffalo hunts and why the people of the plains are also known as the people of
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.3, RI.2.6, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.3, RI.3.6, RI.3.10, RI.4.1, RI.4.3, RI.4.6...
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Study four Native American Groups: People of the Plains, Eastern Woodlands, Northwest Coast, and Southwest Coast Native Americans with your students. Each unit included in this Native American bundle has activities, lessons including informational
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.3, RI.2.6, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.3, RI.3.6, RI.3.10, RI.4.1, RI.4.3, RI.4.6...
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
This unit explores the scientific topic of air and weather. This unit teaches students how the air and weather change, and why they change. It includes reading, writing, and coloring activities designed to engage your students. This unit is a
Subjects:
Reading, Science, General Science
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.10, W.2.3
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Study John Henry with your students, while teaching your class about metaphors and similes. A nice close reading story about John Henry is included in this lesson. Students can complete activities to practice identifying metaphors and similes, and
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, L.3.5, L.4.5a, CCRA.L.5
$5.50
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
This is a novel study of Rump by Liesl Shurtliff. This unit is designed to engage your students in Rump, and to measure their comprehension of it. The unit includes 11 writing activities and 8 quizzes (each containing 5 questions along with their
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.6, RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.5.6, W.3.1, W.3.3, W.4.1, W.4.3, W.5.1, W.5.1a...
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Enjoy this novel study of Toliver's Secret by Esther Wood Brady. This novel study is 21 pages long plus the answer key. The unit comes with 4 quizzes, 4 worksheets, an essay, and a fun illustration project. A graphic organizer, essay directions,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.10, RL.5.1, RL.5.10, RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RF.4.4a, RF.4.4c, RF.5.4a...
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
These editable holiday thank you cards provide teachers with a quick and inexpensive way to thank all students and families for their holiday gifts. Simply enable the editing in this powerpoint file, duplicate the number of slides you need (each
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other
$2.00
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This lesson includes the text to the classic children's poem 'Twas The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore. The lesson also includes fun reading, writing, coloring, and art activities for your students. At the end of your lessons,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.K.1, RL.K.5, RL.K.10, RL.1.1, RL.1.4, RL.1.10, RL.2.4, RL.2.10, W.K.1, W.K.2, W.K.3...
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Enjoy this novel study of the classic book "And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?" by Jean Fritz. This 34 page unit comes with 3 quizzes, 3 worksheets, an essay, and fun illustration project. A graphic organizer, essay directions, and illustration
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.10, RL.5.1, RL.5.10, RF.4.4a, RF.4.4c, RF.5.4a, RF.5.4c, W.4.1, W.4.4...
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Teach your students about personification while learning about Pecos Bill. A nice close reading story about Pecos Bill is included in this lesson. Students will learn what personification is, and practice finding it. At the end of the lesson there
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Literature
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, L.3.3, L.3.3a, L.4.3, L.4.3a
$5.50
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
This dinosaurs unit has everything you need to study dinosaurs and the prehistoric period with your students. Learn about: Ankylosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Stegosaurus, Triceratops, Pterodactyl, Veloceraptor, and the Apatosaurus (or Brontosaurus).
Subjects:
Other (Science), Other (Social Studies - History), Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.3, RI.2.10, RI.3.3, RI.3.10, RI.4.3, RI.4.10, W.2.3, W.3.3, W.4.3
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Study Native Americans from the Northwest Coast in this unit. This unit has lessons and activities for a detailed study of this group of first Americans. The lessons include close reading selections covering the history of Northwest Coast Native
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.3, RI.2.6, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.3, RI.3.6, RI.3.10, RI.4.1, RI.4.3, RI.4.6...
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
3D shapes are so much fun! Make sure your students learn their true ins and outs with this 3D shapes lesson. This lesson will allow your students to explore and study polyhedrons. In this lesson your students will learn the difference between
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
2.G.A.1, 3.G.A.1, 4.G.A.1
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Study African American history through a series of read-a-louds, and writing assignments. This unit is positive, as it focuses on the perseverance and dedication of both the abolitionist, and civil rights movements. The read-a-louds include
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, U.S. History, Black History Month
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.4.1, RL.4.3, W.3.1, W.3.5, W.3.8, W.4.1, W.4.5, W.4.8
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a National Board Certified Teacher with 14 years of public education experience. I have taught all subjects in 1st, 2nd, 5th, and 6th grades. My endorsement is in Math, and Math and Reading are my two favorite subjects to teach.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am a hands on teacher, and love incorporating literacy into all subjects that I teach.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

National Board Middle Childhood Generalist

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Dartmouth College - BA University of Illinois at Springfield - MA

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I love to travel the world in my spare time. I see myself as a lifelong learner, and traveling always teaches me something new. In addition, I enjoy yoga and always try to remain rejuvinated. By rejuvinating myself, I become a better teacher for my students.

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