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This resource allows you to dive deeper into the map skills of scale, cardinal and intermediate directions, labeling, and coloring of maps with notes, assignments, mini tasks, and a mapping project. Get your students using maps and building off of
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
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Scale, directions, labeling, and coloring instructions are the focal point of this map essentials packet. You'll receive a four page handout of notes that cover these basics and then one worksheet each to practice directions and scale.Before
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Printables
$2.50
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Get to Know Greece Geography will have your students learning the major city-states of Ancient Greece, the larger islands that make up Greece, the seas and countries that surround it and so much more. Students are presented with fun facts about
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Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Geography
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've taught 6th grade for almost my entire career, but in two very distinct ways. My first teaching position was at a charter school where I taught 6th grade for eleven years. Sixth grade was considered an elementary grade there, and so I have taught all the disciplines for the majority of my career. Wanting another challenge, I moved on to a local middle school and have been teaching sixth grade math for six years. For the majority of my career I have enjoyed acting as a team leader, grade level leader, and content representative. I have presented at several conferences focusing on organizational techniques, classroom management, and social studies curriculum. I like to make my fellow educator's job easier whenever possible.

MY TEACHING STYLE

During my teaching of social studies, I specialized in using simulations to bring the history alive. Overall, I tend to use a variety of teaching styles based on my goals and objectives for each lesson. These can vary from direct instruction and journaling, to student led creations, games, cooperative learning, and more. I really like to get kids involved in their learning and make things hands on.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Team of the Year -TCA East Elementary, 2006, Nominated Teacher of the Year - TCA East Elementary, 2000, 2006, Teacher of the Year - TCA East Elementary, 2007

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. in Secondary Education - University of Wisconsin: Milwaukee (Major: history; Minor: geography)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

When I was eight years old I had a second grade teacher that had a remarkable effect on me and showed me what a teacher could really do to inspire their students. Ever since then I have wanted to be a teacher and try to emulate her. I hope to be even half the educator she was. You can contact me at thecoloradoclassroom@gmail.com

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