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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
This family tree project is designed to help younger students create their own family trees, while building a deeper understanding of their own families. This lesson contains writing activities designed to get young kids thinking about their own
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects
CCSS:
W.2.3, W.2.8, W.3.3, W.3.7
$4.50
$3.60
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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:
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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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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
$4.60
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Online Resource
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:
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
$14.08
48
Bundle
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:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Google Apps, Minilessons, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.1.2, RL.2.2, RL.3.2
$3.75
$3.00
31
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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
$5.20
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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:
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
$5.20
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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:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Cultural Activities, 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...
$26.00 $23.40
$18.72
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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:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
2.G.A.1, 3.G.A.1, 4.G.A.1
$4.50
$3.60
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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, Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.6, RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.5.6
$7.50
$6.00
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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, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Google Apps, Minilessons, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.1.2, RL.2.2, RL.3.2
$3.75
$3.00
12
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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:
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
$4.40
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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:
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
$4.40
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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, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study, 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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$4.40
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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
$6.00
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Teach Students To Identify the Main Character This presentation is designed to be your minilesson on identifying the main character in stories. The lesson contains 21 slides, as well as an exit slip that can be used to assess your students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Google Apps, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.2.3
$3.75
$3.00
9
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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:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
FREE
92
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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, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.10, RI.3.3, RI.3.10, RI.4.3, RI.4.10
$7.50
$6.00
12
Digital Download PDF (3.55 MB)
By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Teach your class about point of view and perspective in stories.This presentation is designed to be your minilesson for teaching students to identify the narrator in a story along with understanding first person and third person point of view and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Google Apps, Minilessons, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.2.6
$3.75
$3.00
3
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
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, 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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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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