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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
This family tree project is designed to help primary students create their own family trees, while building a deeper understanding of their own families. This project contains templates and writing activities designed to get young kids thinking
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Lesson
CCSS:
W.2.3, W.2.8, W.3.3, W.3.7
$3.99
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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:
Centers, 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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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
Before students can describe how characters respond to major events and challenges, they need to understand a few things. This bundle includes slide presentations on identifying the main character, identifying character traits, identifying major
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Google Apps, Lesson
CCSS:
RL.1.3, RL.2.3
$15.24
$12.19
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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...
$4.99
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Teach your class to find the central message in a storyThis presentation is designed to be your minilesson on finding the central message of stories. The lesson contains 25 slides, that you can use to teach this theme to your students. It also
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Google Apps, Lesson
CCSS:
RL.1.2, RL.2.2, RL.3.2
$3.75
35
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Before students can recount stories and determine their central message they need to understand a few things. This bundle provides you with five days of reading lessons teaching retelling stories, all about fables and folktales, and how to find the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Google Apps, Lesson
CCSS:
RL.1.2, RL.2.2
$11.49
$9.19
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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
This unit is designed to provide you with five days of reading lessons around RL 1.1 and RL 2.1. The first three days include slide presentations that you may use for your minilessons on RL 1.1 and RL 2.1. The fourth day is included as a bonus for
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Google Apps, Lesson, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.2.1
$7.00
$5.60
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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
This bundle provides you with five days of reading lessons around RL 1.4 and 2.4. The first four days include slide presentations that you may use for your minilessons on RL 1.4 and 2.4. The fifth day is a bonus for purchasing this bundle. It is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Google Apps, Lesson, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.1.4, RL.2.4
$17.00
$12.60
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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
Introduce Fables and Folktales to your class with this Google Slides and PowerPoint presentation. This presentation is designed to be your minilesson for fables and folktales. The lesson contains 25 slides, as well as an exit slip that can be used
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Literature
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Google Apps, Lesson
CCSS:
RL.1.2, RL.2.2, RL.3.2
$3.99
14
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Teach students how to understand rhythm in poetry and songs.This presentation is designed to be your minilesson for teaching your class to understand rhythm. The lesson contains 25 slides, as well as an exit slip that can be used to assess your
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Google Apps, Lesson
CCSS:
RL.1.4, RL.2.4
$3.75
11
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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
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:
Centers, Activities
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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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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