The Absorbent Teacher

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The Absorbent Teacher
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"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled." --Plutarch
 
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By The Absorbent Teacher
A worksheet to reinforce, review or teach the four hemispheres of the earth.
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets
$2.00
11 ratings
3.7
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By The Absorbent Teacher
This worksheet helps students to identify the parts of their local watershed much like they might find their own global address. It also includes a few multiple choice questions, some fill-in-the blanks, and some short answers. Meant to be paired
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Geography
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Montessori
$2.00
4 ratings
3.9
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By The Absorbent Teacher
This worksheet provides students with a list of conjunctions to use in sentences. Meant to be used as an extension to the Introduction to the Conjunctions Lesson.
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets
$1.00
2 ratings
3.3
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By The Absorbent Teacher
A commas activity for practice in separating items in a list.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Montessori
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By The Absorbent Teacher
I created this worksheet to use at the beginning of any unit on I teach on Native Americans. Some students have never heard about the controversy around terms like "Indian," and still others are appalled when their fellow classmates use it. To this
Subjects:
Native Americans
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Montessori
$1.00
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By The Absorbent Teacher
3-Part Nomenclature Cards for all 21 California Missions. Instructions for use included with purchase. Feedback is greatly appreciated!
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Handwriting
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Montessori
$5.00
1 rating
4.0
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By The Absorbent Teacher
This pair of worksheets was developed as a follow-up to the introductory lesson to the Preposition. Here, different categories of prepositions are discussed, namely those of time, direction and place. Students fill in the blanks to complete
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Montessori
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By The Absorbent Teacher
This is a Montessori-inspired work used to teach the different rules for using adjectives for comparison. I created it as an extension to my traditional adjective material.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Montessori
$5.00
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By The Absorbent Teacher
This worksheet helps students to identify the difference between point, line, plane and solid. It begins by having the students draw and label a picture of each geometric element. The next step is to indicate how many dimensions a point, line, plane
Subjects:
Math, Geometry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Montessori
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3.9
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By The Absorbent Teacher
Abstract Nouns are nouns our senses can't help us experience. They are often emotions and feelings like happiness or frustration. This work centers on those nouns we can't touch, hear, taste, see, or feel directly with our bodies.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Montessori
FREE
3 ratings
3.8
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By The Absorbent Teacher
This work was developed when I noticed that my students loved tongue twisters. We've created our own before, as a writing worked, but I created this one specifically to pair with our study of prefixes. It also gives students an opportunity to the
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
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By The Absorbent Teacher
This worksheet is meant to be used with the Playful Learning Lesson "Integrating Math and Art: Calculating Area and Perimeter with Piet Mondrian." http://playfullearning.net/2015/01/integrating-math-art-calculating-area-perimeter-piet-mondrian/ The
Subjects:
Geometry, Visual Arts
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects
FREE
1 rating
4.0
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By The Absorbent Teacher
This is two sets of Addition Snake Game Cards. Set 1: Search for Ten Beginning Cards are in order, then mixed. Set 2: All Sums
Subjects:
Math, Mental Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Task Cards, Montessori
$3.00
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Includes color-coded and labeled poster of the parts of the paragraph, and a blank, black-and-white version of the same text. After I give a lesson on the parts of the paragraph, I have my students create their own color-coded diagram that they keep
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Posters, Montessori, Interactive Notebooks
$2.00
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By The Absorbent Teacher
These papers are designed as a follow-up work for the Montessori Animal Stories.
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Research, Montessori
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

In 2008, after several years of assisting at the Montessori School of Ojai, I became the head teacher of the Upper Elementary classroom.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Montessori

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

George Washington University, Antioch University Santa Barbara, North American Montessori Center (NAMC)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Before I became a Montessori teacher, I was a Montessori student!

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