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Take a virtual field trip with your class and explore safe houses (stations) on the Underground Railroad. This Google Slides product also includes a PowerPoint version. This lesson includes links to videos of actual safe houses, as well as
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Black History Month
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Google Apps
$5.75
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Google Drive™ folder
By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Lesson
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
$19.96
$15.97
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Study the Native American region of 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 the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, 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...
$4.99
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Study four Native American Regions: People of the Plains, Eastern Woodlands, Northwest Coast, and Southwest Coast Native Americans with your students. Each unit includes informational texts for a detailed study of four diverse groups of first
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, 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...
$19.96
$15.97
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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 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:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Cultural Activities
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...
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Lesson
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, L.3.5, L.4.5a, CCRA.L.5
$4.99
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literature Circles, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.6, RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.5.6
$7.50
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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:
Balanced Literacy, Other (ELA), Short Stories
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Lesson
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, L.3.5, L.4.5, L.5.5
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Literature
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Lesson
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, L.3.3, L.3.3a, L.4.3, L.4.3a
$4.99
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Study 3-D shapes attributes with your class. 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
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
$4.50
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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
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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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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, Activities
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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Bundle
By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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, Literature, U.S. History
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans
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...
$6.50
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Learn about Rosa Parks, the civil rights movement, and the Montgomery bus boycott in this lesson. Students will study segregation, and what lead Rosa Parks to refuse to give her seat up that fateful day. After studying this lesson, students will
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Black History Month, Women's History Month
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities
$5.50
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.10, RI.4.10
$5.50
6
Digital Download PDF (3.22 MB)
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, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literature Circles, Guided Reading Books
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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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.10, RI.4.3, RI.4.10
$5.50
8
Digital Download PDF (3.19 MB)
By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Study the novels "Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin", "Jack: The True Story of Jack and The Beanstalk", and "Red: The True Story of Little Red Riding Hood" by Liesl Shurtliff. This bundle contains the novel studies for all three novels by
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literature Circles, Guided Reading Books
$18.50
$14.80
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Bundle
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:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Unit Plans, Cultural Activities, Lesson
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
$7.50
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Lesson
FREE
100
Digital Download PDF (7.08 MB)
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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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