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This product contains nine activities for students to choose from based on the beginning of the school year. All activities on this choice board are based on building relationships and introducing yourself to the class. Instead of doing the same
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This FREE product contains two editable origami fortune teller templates that are referred to in the Math TicTacToe Choice Boards in my store. These fortune tellers can be used for any content area or just for fun! Students love making them and
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This product contains nine activities for students to choose from based on Groundhog Day which is celebrated every February 2nd. With the addition of a few resource books about Groundhog Day, your students will have everything they need to
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This product is a relay game to get your students up and moving while reviewing commonly tested math vocabulary from across the curriculum. Included are game directions, 55 vocabulary cards, and a list/key of the vocabulary words and sample
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This product is intended to serve as an introduction to and research options for Native Americans of Texas. All QR codes lead to websites not associated with 4thGradeRacers. At the time of posting, I checked all links and their websites for age
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This product is intended to serve as an introduction to and research options for European Explorers. All QR codes lead to websites not associated with 4thGradeRacers. At the time of posting, I checked all links and their websites for age
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This product is intended to serve as an introduction to and research options for MIssions of San Antonio, Texas. All QR codes lead to websites not associated with 4thGradeRacers. At the time of posting, I checked all links and their websites for
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This product is intended to serve as an introduction to and research options for the Texas Revolution All QR codes lead to websites not associated with Teaching in the Fast Lane. At the time of posting, I checked all links and their websites for
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This product from Teaching in the Fast Lane was made to provide a comparison of the regions of the United States. After copying one fold-up template for each student cut along the dotted lines and fold along the bold lines. You can use your own
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This FREEBIE is a fun way for students to review their knowledge of the Annexation of Texas by the United States and share what they know with excitement. Students will create their top ten list of why the United States should or shouldn't annex
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This product is a sample from the set of ten review stations that are great for test prep! Each station covers a different student expectation with an activity that is created to be completed in 10-15 minutes. I created these stations based on ten
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This quick, five question matching quiz for causes and effects of the cattle drive time period is a great way to check students' knowledge mid-unit. Other Texas Frontier-Cattle and the Railroad products from Teaching in the Fast Lane
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This easy to manage kindness project is a great way to encourage random acts of kindness in your classroom. Included are twelve secret mission cards that ask students to complete random acts of kindness then report back to their teacher. My
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Are parents always asking you how they can help their students to become better readers? I often run into this and have created this easy one pager that I share with them. Included are six categories of questions with examples of each that will be
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Honesty is a tough pill to swallow sometimes, but it is the best way to grow! I give my students and their families these surveys/evaluations at the end of each year in order to help me reflect upon my teaching practice. I have found that my
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After reading Squids Will Be Squids by Jon Scieszka and Lane Smith I knew that I had to work it into the classroom. It is a fun book with modern fables and silly lessons that still somehow make sense in life. This FREE mini unit includes: -Mini
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Classroom Donations Freebie This resource is a great way to ask for donations from families at the beginning of the school year. It includes everything you need to set up your own Giving Tree for your classroom along with printing directions and
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Classroom Community Character Traits Jigsaw Method Activity #kindnessnation #weholdthesetruths I was looking for a way to help students understand the importance of character traits when it comes to our classroom community. This free character
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American Citizenship Who Am I? {U.S. History} Who am I? is a great way to review information that you have just learned. This set of Who am I? cards goes along with the book A is for America. After reading the book as a class this is a fun way to
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STAAR Math Chart Scavenger Hunt This FREE resource is a great way for students to get to know their math reference charts better before the STAAR test. Included are three different scavenger hunts, one for each grade level, with questions that
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught fourth grade for six years in a suburban Texas school district before taking a year off the do a little exploring of my own.

MY TEACHING STYLE

In our classroom I try to provide as much choice to students as possible. I employ a lot of stations and tictactoe style activities in which students can choose how they would like to show me what they have learned. Our school just got our first set of Ipads and I am anxious to incorporate these into our classroom as well. Cooperative learning and community building are the glue in our classroom and I will never give either up. I operate on the principles that every student wants to talk, move, and have fun so I try to incorporate as much of each into every day we have together. Visit my blog to see what is going on in our classroom at http://4thgraderacers.blogspot.com/

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher Fellows Graduate

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I attended Texas State University to earn my degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a teaching certificate in early childhood through fourth grade with an additional certification in english as a second language. I enjoyed Texas State University so much that I immediately applied and was accepted into the Teacher Fellows program there to earn my masters. Accordingly, I was able to complete my first year of teaching while attending graduate courses and completing an action research project. I earned a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction in this program that also instilled in me the necessity for cooperative learning and community building in the classroom.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

When I am not working on my classroom I enjoy reading, traveling, and racing cars. It is currently one of my goals to visit all fifty states and all seven continents, but I won't stop after reaching that goal.

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