Teaching Materials by Carmen Mares

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Teaching Materials by Carmen Mares
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Use this powerpoint to engage your students in a biographical study on da Vinci. Includes information on his most famous paintings and an activity called Modern Day Mona Lisa. Kids love this project!! Use google images to download a printable
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Gifted and Talented
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Projects, GATE
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Happy FALL! It is a special time of year in my hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico! Take your class on a hot air balloon adventure! This flipchart (FOR USE WITH ActiveInspire Software for Promethean Activeboards) contains facts about the world's
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Physical Science, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
GATE, Activboard Activities, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
W.3.8, W.5.3, W.3.3a, W.4.3a, W.4.3b, W.4.3c
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Take your students on an exclusive tour of Van Gogh's life and works. Powerpoint includes his life timeline and details about each work. Students will replicate Van Gogh's work through a look at his themes in nature and get a chance to present and
Subjects:
Art History, Visual Arts, Gifted and Talented
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, GATE, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RI.3.3, RI.4.3, RI.5.3, RI.6.3
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Hook your students with this amazing powerpoint on Matisse collages! They will develop their own theme and create a story to accompany the work! My kids did a great job coming up with ideas from this power point springboard! Great prompt! If you
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Gifted and Talented, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, GATE, Activboard Activities
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Use this great tool to introduce adjectives and adverbs to your class! Use your Promethean Board and have the kids fill in their own words to complete the sentences. Students complete their own sentences when the lesson is over. They can also
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
GATE, Activboard Activities
CCSS:
L.2.1e, L.3.1g
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Use this study as a springboard to learning all about the great artist Goergia O'Keeffe! Includes a link to a video about her life and travels to New Mexico! Allows for various interests for painting among boys (skulls) and girls (flowers). Great
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Visual Arts, Gifted and Talented
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, GATE, Activboard Activities
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Use this to introduce your kids to compound words! It includes pictures and attractive graphics. After the list: Your students are then asked to create their own short story using the words in the list. Their CHALLENGE is to use as many words as
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
GATE, Activboard Activities
CCSS:
L.2.1e, L.2.4e, L.3.1d
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Parent and curriculum "cheat sheet" for teachers. Outlines language arts and math curriculum ideas for your classroom. It is specific to a K-2 classroom of highly gifted children, but can be modified to fit older classrooms as well. Copyright
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Applied Math
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
GATE, Classroom Forms, For Parents
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Create this poster for kids to learn rules for reading to themselves in the classroom! Prints on 8.5 x 11 paper, but can be glued to construction paper and laminated. Helps manage an effective classroom for optimal productivity! Happy Reading!
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
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This powerpoint can be used to teach or re-teach adjectives, a writing prompt, or practice writing descriptive sentences. The photos are engaging and funny for kids! Their attention will be on how much fun they are having and it WILL show in their
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Gifted and Talented, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, GATE, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
L.3.1a, L.3.3a, L.4.1d, L.4.3a, L.5.3a
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Keep your students on the edge of their seats with this Power point presentation of writing prompts! They will get their creative juices flowing with sports, fun and outdoor adventures! Each slide contains a question directly related to the exciting
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, GATE, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
W.2.6, W.5.3a, W.3.3a, W.3.3b, W.4.2b
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This presentation offers information about Washington and Lincoln. Including: life facts, influences on the U.S., and ways they helped shape our country! Family photos, and more! ALSO: Bibliographical resources and internet resources. Use it on
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Presidents' Day, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activboard Activities, Nonfiction Book Study, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
RI.3.3, RI.4.3, RI.5.3
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This Power Point is designed to give you as the teacher tips and strategies for implementation of Team Challenge in your classroom. It also has additional slides meant for use with your students on instruction and debriefing. Students LOVE these
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Professional Development
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
GATE, Games, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
SL.6.1
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been an elementary education teacher for 17 years. I enjoy creating materials to share and love networking with teachers in all areas of the world! If you want something special, just let me know!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I teach a multi-sensory cross-curricular model. It is a delicate balance between providing appropriate challenge for kids and still letting them HAVE FUN!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I achieved National Board Certification in winter of 2011 and am very proud of this distinction! I am considered a master teacher by New Mexico's 3-tier system for teachers. I am also head of my department of 4 teachers who work with 65+ gifted children in my school.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a bachelor's degree in Psychology from University of New Mexico and bachelor's degree in Education from University of New Mexico.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am the mom of 2 wonderful gifted boys. Joseph is 13 and William is 10. I live in Albuquerque, New Mexico. GO LOBOS!

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