The Groovy Grandma

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By The Groovy Grandma
Common Core Standard:W.2.3. Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of
Subjects:
Writing, Back to School, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Classroom Forms, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
236 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
This works well with the Daily Five. Start your year off prepared with materials you will need to run a smooth, organized classroom. This packet includes Word Work Centers that are ESL friendly with lots of pictures, Writing pages, Comprehension
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spelling, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Rubrics
$8.00
250 ratings
3.9
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By The Groovy Grandma
Onomatopoeia cards that illustrate words like boing, ahhhhh, and drip. 4 poem posters and 4 worksheets to go with the poems. My class loved using the poems. Now they point out words that are onomatopoeia words. They use it in their writing also.
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
$5.00
128 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
Our staff developer has introduced Singapore math to us and these are 7 step posters to remind students of the process.
Subjects:
Math, Mental Math
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters
$2.00
47 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
This Packet includes the following: Schedule Word Work Writers Workshop Spelling Calendar Morning Message Readers Workshop Grammar Character ED. Centers Recess Stack and Pack Lunch Test Science Social Studies Specials Math Top
Subjects:
Classroom Management
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.00
42 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
Are you tired of using half your wall space for a word wall? Well here's your solution! I have two copies per table. My students use them every day. These handy books make the words easier to find and spell.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Back to School
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Word Walls, Printables
$5.50
$4.00
38 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
There are three spinning wheels to choose the activity for the day. 23 printable centers (Most are two siced) The printables include the following: Crayon/Marker It Cookie Cutter It Draw It Rainbow It Magic It Practice with a Buddy Race to the
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$6.00
40 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
This is to remind students about fluency. Correct speed Watch the punctuation Read the words correctly Use expression
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Posters
$1.00
39 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
For each week there is a writing assignment, grammar, comprehension, high frequency words, and vocabulary practice. My kids have really done well with it. Some of the weeks they have to use a computer for research and it has really improved their
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Homework
$15.00
38 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
Each card has an idiom readers theater for partners that uses a particular idiom and then tells the meaning with an example. There are 40 pages. There are also some cards with pictures and the kids have to guess the idiom. Example: ...when pigs fly!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
27 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
Focus Wall labels: Main selection, grammar, schedule, writing, spelling, graphic organizer, sight words, theme, and dividers.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.00
$1.00
37 ratings
3.9
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By The Groovy Grandma
This is a fun way to get children to read and learn sight words. This packet includes 28 blue, 28 yellow, and 28 green phrases for kids to combine to read and then make a silly sentence. They love sharing them with each other and their parents. It
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
33 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
These fun and engaging activities will add a sweet spark to your week! This packet includes: Descriptive writing on how to make a smoothie Four square prewrite Acrostic poem page Anchor chart Synonyms and adjectives Time order words Smoothie
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Basic Math, Poetry
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Math Centers
$3.50
31 ratings
3.8
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By The Groovy Grandma
This set of word posters are great to hang in your room and refer to while you are reading. I laminate paper to the bottom and then have the kids pin post-it notes when they find words that apply. Great for the Treasures reading program and the
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Back to School
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Posters
$3.00
39 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
This packet includes: A how to draw candy art page Schedule Cards A 'Welcome to Second Grade' Banner (For other grades just use the 'Welcome' Candy Suckers to put on tongue depressors to choose kids fairly Bulletin Board little candy people to put
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$6.50
23 ratings
3.9
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By The Groovy Grandma
I made this book for my second graders at Christmas for a gift. I also gave a copy to my granddaughter and the neighbor kids. They loved it! Their parents have told me they use it all the time. Great to give with a pencil and art pad. Includes art
Subjects:
Visual Arts, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Minilessons, Printables
$5.00
36 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
Take any story and use this graphic organizer to help your kiddos learn to summarize a fiction book.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Posters
$2.00
28 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
These posters and task cards are great visuals for teaching grammar. I blew up the posters so that I could use them for anchor charts. They are labeled to use with the Texas Treasures reading program, but can be used with any program. This packet
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Grammar
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Posters, Task Cards
$8.50
28 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
This Packet is loaded full of everything you would need to help you run centers smoothly and include The Daily Five as well. It includes: Drawer Labels for Sterlite drawers from Walmart Weekly Accountability Sheet Draw it/Spelling Sentences
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Grammar, Poetry
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$8.00
33 ratings
4.0
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By The Groovy Grandma
16 pages of 32 Similes and 1 title page
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$3.00
24 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for 22 years. 15 years first grade, 2 years Reading Recovery, and five years second grade. I LOVE second grade!!!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love to incorporate art, writing, and reading.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Every cute note my students write to me!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A. Elementary Education minors - Reading and Art Masters Degree - Elementary Education Reading Recovery Trained ESL Endorsement

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I live in Southern Utah and love to run, hike, and teach!

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