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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:
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
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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, Literature, U.S. History
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
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 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
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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
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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...
$5.50
$4.40
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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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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
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
$4.40
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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, Minilessons, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.2.1
$7.00 $5.60
$4.48
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
This is a novel study of "Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood" by Liesl Shurtliff. This unit is designed to engage your students in the story of Red, and to help you measure their comprehension of it. The unit includes 10 writing activities
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
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
$5.50
$4.40
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
This second grade literacy Google Slides™ and PowerPoints bundle is designed to provide you with a solid month of second grade common core reading literacy lessons and assessments around RL 1.1, RL 1.2, RL 1.3, RL 1.4, RL 1.5, RL 1.6, RL 2.1. , RL
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Google Apps, Minilessons, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.4
$69.50 $48.65
$38.92
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
This is a novel study of The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster. This unit includes quizzes and activities to keep students engaged while reading. Like the Phantom Tollbooth itself, most of the activities are literacy based, while a few of the
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Literature Circles, Novel Study
CCSS:
3.NF.A.1, 4.NF.B.3b, 5.NF.A.2, RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.6, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.6, RL.5.4
$5.00
$4.00
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Delve into Sir Cumference and the First Round table. This free lesson incorporates literacy and math. Students are introduced to the vocabulary of diameter, radius, circumference and Pi. The lesson goes with the story Sir Cumference and the First
Subjects:
Math, Literature, Geometry
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Fun Stuff
FREE
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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, Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
$18.50 $14.80
$11.84
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Study My Brother Sam is Dead by James Lincoln Collier and Christopher Collier. This novel study is 21 pages long plus pages for the answer key. The unit on My Brother Sam is Dead comes with 4 quizzes (each with 5 questions), 3 worksheets, a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, U.S. History
Grades:
Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.10, RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.7.1, RL.7.4, RF.5.4a, RF.5.4c, W.5.1a, W.5.1b...
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$4.40
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
This novel study is perfect for "The City of Ember" by Jeanne DuPrau. It is designed to engage your students in "The City of Ember" and measure their comprehension of it. It includes 7 quizzes (each containing 5 questions) along with 3 writing
Subjects:
Literature, Writing-Essays, Reading
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
$5.00
$4.00
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
Teach your class about Folk Tales, and Folk Heroes while learning about Davy Crockett. A reading passage about Davy Crockett is included in this lesson. Students can complete activities to learn about how actual people can become folk heroes, and
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Short Stories
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.4.1
$5.50
$4.40
1
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By Teaching Ideas For Those Who Love Teaching
This is a novel study of Zeely by Virginia Hamilton. This unit is designed to engage your students in the novel, and to measure their comprehension of it. The packet includes 5 writing activities, 2 engagement activities, and 4 quizzes (each
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.3, RL.2.10, RL.3.1, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.10, RL.4.7, RL.4.10, RL.5.4, RL.5.10
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$4.40
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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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