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41 Domains..ugh! So what can you do in the classroom to show you are using those domains...I cover many strategies in here. This is from a teacher...it is a 3 page guide that will have you covered..trust me I'm a teacher...not an inservice sales
Subjects:
Tools for Common Core
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Other
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22 slide bright and colorful powerpoint. Used during an observation and got innovating! Starts out with defining what a tessellation is with examples. Then covers the three regular polygons that tessellate with an explanation of why including
Subjects:
Geometry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
7 ratings
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20 slide power point that covers the following topics: rules, classroom management system (rewards), communication, teaching philosophy, absences, supplies, grading, homework, honor roll, slide for each subject: math/reading/spelling, etc and PTA.
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$5.00
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This is a paragraph by paragraph walk through to a completed haunted house descriptive writing. It is so specific that it eliminates writer's block and the thousand questions students come up with about what they have to do. It doesn't give it all
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$3.00
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Parcc reading step by step strategy guide for students. I bought minion gummy snack packs to give out as a reward while going through this with the kids! Check out my PARCC math guide, too!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Tools for Common Core, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Test Prep
$2.00
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Students choose from 21 universal lab safety rules to create a poster or you assign one rule to each student to have a variety to display/use. When students follow the included rubric, you will have phenomenal lab safety posters to display! The
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Posters
$3.00
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Dissect the plant world with this easy lab. All you need are flowers and a magnifying glass!
Subjects:
Science, Anatomy, Biology
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Laboratory, Science Centers
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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This is your go to guide for surviving Math PARCC. The first page is a handout on everything you need to know for the technology aspect of the Math PARCC test. The handout can be given to students, parents, & used by you yourself. It includes
Subjects:
Math Test Prep, Tools for Common Core, Test Preparation
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Test Prep
$4.00
5 ratings
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Minion themed Periodic Table of Elements Study Guide and Test all in one. Great for unit on atoms/periodic table, etc. My students do well on this every year. Includes common elements/symbols, like Oxygen, but some more challenging ones that are
Subjects:
Chemistry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Study Guides, Assessment
$3.00
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Your students will love blowing up a balloon without their mouths! This is an experiment that grows & is a real kid pleaser. Good experiment to do when studying the fungus kingdom since yeast is a fungus.
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Other (Science)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Laboratory
$3.00
2 ratings
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Step by step guide for students to a completed writing about why they are the last pumpkin in the field. Eliminate writer's block and questions with this guide and have fun! My students love this one!
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Autumn, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$2.00
2 ratings
3.9
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Here's a tasty way to familiarize students with the parts of a plant cell. I play Kool and the Gang's "Celebration" song for added fun. Parent letter included for supplies. Cell-e-brate Plants!
Subjects:
Science, Biology, General Science
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Laboratory, Science Centers
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Cell Part Poster Analogy Project with rubric and example included. Students write the name of their assigned cell part at the top of their poster with a definition. Then, they draw a detailed, colorful picture of their cell part in the center of
Subjects:
Basic Principles, Biology
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Posters
$3.00
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Out of the box ideas to suggest to parents/guardians for making studying for tests and quizzes fun while fostering solid study habits. Great for a Back-to-School Night folder!
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Study Skills, Test Preparation
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Test Prep
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Two tests provided. One to do with students and use as a study guide and one to use later for evaluation.
Subjects:
Science, Basic Principles, Chemistry
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Assessment, Laboratory
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1 paragraph fun descriptive writing on Twinkies. Your students will enjoy eating Twinkies and completing this writing!
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
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Students will use manilla drawing or other sturdy 12 by 18 paper to create their own easter baskets. They will practice their measuring skills and have fun at the same time. Nice break from testing! Attached parent letter to send home about
Subjects:
Measurement, Other (Math), Easter
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
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This is a detailed lesson plan that covers the Wonder's story "One Hen" in 9 days. It is not a replica of the teacher's edition that just lists an objective and page #'s. This is a detailed plan that was created by me that includes daily elements
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$3.00
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4.0
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Getting observed? Or just want to have fun while you teach meaningful lessons? This is your answer! It is a detailed, 5-day lesson plan for the Wonder's story "Camping with the President." It breaks the story down into 3-page chunks with meaningful
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$2.00
1 rating
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Paragraph by paragraph guide to a completed persuasive letter about why they should be chosen as one of Santa's elves. Eliminates writer's block and the thousand questions they usually ask about what they have to do. Have fun!
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$2.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching 5th grade for the past 15 years in the New Jersey public school system. I am currently pursuing a Master's Degree with a Reading Specialist certification. I have earned 15 graduate credits thus far.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Structured but fun. Making sure every kid gets it!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Graduated Sum Cum Laude from college.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a Biology degree and I am K-8 certified through Stockton University. I am in process of earning my MA in Language Arts.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have an 18-year-old son and 2 dogs; I am completely dedicated to my family and this career that I love!

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