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These Polar Express activities will engage your students. This unit is perfect for a Polar Express Day for your class! These no-prep printables, worksheets, and diorama allow your students to delve deeper into the story.At the conclusion of your
Subjects:
Literature, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Fun Stuff, Guided Reading Books
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
$5.50
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Paul Bunyan, and hyperbole go hand in hand. This free tall tale resource teaches your students about both. This lesson teaches your class about hyperbole through close reading of this classic folktale. The reading passage and activities are
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Balanced Literacy, Short Stories
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, L.3.5, L.4.5, L.5.5
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Students read five folktales about famous tall tale legends. Each passage features a different figurative language lesson. As a culminating activity, kids create engaging pop-up book dioramas. Read about Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry,
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Short Stories
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
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
$22.00
$17.60
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Study the people of the plains history 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 the buffalo, daily life, arts
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, Informational Text
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Cultural 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...
$6.50
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Study Eastern Woodland Native Americans with your students. This unit has lessons and activities for a detailed study of Eastern Woodland Indians. Students will make their own diorama pop up books. The lessons on this group of First Americans
Subjects:
Native Americans, Thanksgiving, Informational Text
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Cultural Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.3, RI.2.6, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.6, RI.3.10, RI.4.1...
$6.50
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John Henry is the perfect tall tale to teach your students about metaphors and similes. A tall tale passage about John Henry is included in this lesson. Students can complete activities to practice identifying metaphors and similes, and even create
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Short Stories
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
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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Study Pecos Bill while learning about personification. A tall tale passage about Pecos Bill is included in this lesson. Students will learn what personification is, and practice finding it. This is a great reading comprehension lesson on
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
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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These dinosaurs activities have everything you need for literacy and the prehistoric period with your students. This unit contains reading comprehension passages and a coloring diorama activity. Students will learn about: Ankylosaurus,
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Other (Science), Informational Text
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
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
$7.50
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Twas The Night Before Christmas activities are perfect for this classic children's poem by Clement Clarke Moore. The activities include fun reading, writing, coloring, and art activities for your students. At the end of your lessons, children can
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry
Grades:
Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Fun Stuff
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...
$5.50
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First Thanksgiving Fun! Native Americans, Pilgrims and Thanksgiving!Have fun teaching your students about the first Thanksgiving between the Wampanoag Native Americans and the Pilgrims. This lesson also gives students an opportunity to focus on
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Thanksgiving
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
FREE
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Study Greek Gods and Goddesses through Greek Myths with your class. This unit includes nine reading passages. Each reading passage tells the story of a Greek god or goddess. In addition, each passage contains questions and illustrations for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Ancient History, Informational Text
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.10, RI.3.3, RI.3.10, RI.4.3, RI.4.10
$7.50
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Study Greek Gods, and Goddesses, Demigods, and Mortals with your class. This Greek mythology bundle includes Greek myth reading comprehension passages, questions, and activities. Students immerse themselves in the world of Greek myths in this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Ancient History, Informational Text
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.10, RI.4.3, RI.4.10
$18.50
$14.80
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Johnny Appleseed and idioms go hand in hand. This lesson includes a close reading passage about Johnny Appleseed and a lesson about idioms. Once students have completed the lessons there is an art activity that will allow them to create a
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.3.2, L.3.5, L.3.5a, L.4.5, L.4.5b, L.5.5, L.5.5b
$5.50
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Teach your students about Helen Keller, and her amazing life in this unit. Your students will learn about the obstacles she overcame, and the full life she was able to live. Students will discover how Helen Keller helped people realize the
Subjects:
U.S. History, Informational Text, Women's History Month
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.10, RI.4.3, RI.4.10
$5.50
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Learn about Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad and the Abolitionist movement through the activities in this unit. Students will learn about Harriet Tubman's courage as a conductor for the Underground Railroad, as well as her bravery during
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Black History Month, Women's History Month
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Cultural Activities, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.10, RI.4.10
$5.50
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Study Northwest Coast Native Americans 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 Americans
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
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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Your students will learn about four inspirational women in this project bundle. Your students will learn about Kamala Harris, Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, and Rosa Parks. Students will learn about women's suffrage, and learn
Subjects:
U.S. History, Informational Text, Women's History Month
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.10, RI.4.3, RI.4.10
$27.50
$19.25
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This black history month unit makes a wonderful bulletin board. It is full of black history month activities. The bundle contains lessons and pop up books on Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Study the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Black History Month
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.10, RI.4.3, RI.4.10
$27.50
$19.25
6
Bundle
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These reading passages teach about the causes of the American Revolution. As a culminating activity students create their own dioramas, or pop up books. This informative engaging unit covers: the stamp act, the Townsend Acts, the Boston Tea Party,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, U.S. History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.3, RI.3.7, RI.3.10, RI.4.1, RI.4.3, RI.4.7, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.3, RI.5.7
$7.50
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Study the history behind Mount Rushmore while learning about the four great presidents it memorializes. This unit is great for teaching students about Mount Rushmore, and makes a great Presidents' Day activity. The unit includes information on
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Presidents' Day, Informational Text
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.10, RI.4.3, RI.4.10
$5.50
7
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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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