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This is a good way to have your students practice money skills and decimals. They will have to read the menu and answer questions about how much certain meals would cost and if the people have enough money.
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This is the 6 Trait Writing Rubric that I use during conferencing for revisions. I would pick a few to focus on and have the students make corrections on what we conferenced about.
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This powerpoint is a step by step simple explanation of how a bill becomes a law. I went through the powerpoint and then showed the Schoolhouse Rock "I'm a Bill" video having the students listen for what they just learned.
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UPDATED: I have added an editable version if you wish to change up the challenges. I created these to help keep students reading. I have included all 12 months (for all year schools) and included Thanksgiving break, Winter break, Spring break and
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This Power Point covers the 3 most common types of payment methods: Cash, Check and Debit Cards including their pros and cons. It also very briefly touches on Credit Cards. Including is the check for understanding that can be used with Plickers
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This is an introductory Power Point for wants, needs and opportunity cost. It includes check for understanding slides that you can use 4 corners, ABCD cards or Plickers with.
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This is a 4 day unit complete with worksheets and cooperative learning activities on the 3rd grade Journey's story "A Footrace Across America".
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This is a 4 days shared reading unit for Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Students will predict, find cause and effect and relate the story back to their own lives.
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This writing page has multiple uses. Students can be read the Nutcracker book. watch the Nutcracker Ballet or even go to the Ballet itself. Then they can use this page to write a review about what they thought about the Nutcracker. This is a chance
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This is a 3-4 day book study of Dancing In the Wings b Debbie Allen.
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Lesson 16 of 3rd grade Journey's lesson plan. Five days of lessons including worksheets for each one.
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This worksheet can be used as a companion to the How a Bill Becomes a Law Powerpoint or used on another day to check understanding of material. I had students cut out the steps of a bill becoming a law and hen put them in order on the other sheet of
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This is a pictographing activity for students learning about graphs and how to interpret data to answer questions. Included is a definition of a pictograph with an example, a cut and paste activity where students create their own pictograph and an
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These are printable math pages to help students with addition and subtraction with regrouping. I will use these for extended practice and print them front and back. These would also be a great packet for early finishers.
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Fully editable behavior charts to help students self-monitor. There is a place for parent signature to strengthen the home-school connection so that everyone knows what is happening in the classroom and there no surprises during conferences.
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This can be used with the Forms of Payment Power Point, or you can use this with your lesson. Students fill out the pros and cons and then cut them to make study cards. Works great with Fan and Pick.
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This is a 5 paragraph listen/write on how to be involved in government. If paragraphs are read twice and 2 minutes given to write, you should be able to get this done in 15-20 minutes. Perfect for a 30 minute lesson.
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These are a variety of Want and Needs cards that can be used in many different ways. I have used them for check for understanding, Making a poster, fan and pick and many more.
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Here is a reading challenge for over winter break for your students! Love it and want to continue? Click here for the full year of challenges: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/A-Full-Year-of-Reading-Challenges-2267874
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This is the first Month of my 12 month Reading Challenges. This is a great way to start the year with reading. If you enjoy this and would like to continue the monthly chalenges, you can find them in my store:
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been working in school districts since 2009. I was a Communications para for 4 years and loved every minute. I graduated in May 2015 from Emporia State University,(Go Hornets!) I taught 2 years in an urban school district and am currently looking for a new district to call home.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am all about fun and cooperative learning. My classroom is an interactive zone full of ideas.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Graduating Cum Laude in May 2015!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Emporia State University Class of 2015, Go Hornets! Working towards my K-12 Reading Intervention Masters at Emporia State Univeristy, Class of 2018!

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Proud mother of 3 amazing children ages 13,15 and 16!

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