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By The Peanut Circus
{Map Skills; Map Activities; Five Themes of Geography} This bundle includes four of my resources for your unit on map skills and the five themes of geography at a discounted rate. ★ You may also want to check out my "Less Mess" Map Skills and
Subjects:
Geography, Social Studies - History
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Games
$9.00
324
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By The Peanut Circus
(Comic Strips; Creating Comic Strips; Comics) Students LOVE to create their own comic strips and don't consider it "work" (even though they are secretly practicing skills...SHHH!) Eight different comic strip templates are included. Some of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Grammar
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.50
243
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By The Peanut Circus
{Fiction Book Report; Fiction Book Project} Inspire creativity and imagination in your students with this delicious fiction book report! Students will be creating their own foods as a vehicle for their book project. The unit includes: 1.
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Handouts
$4.00
514
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By The Peanut Circus
(Figurative Language Interactive Notebook; Figurative Language Interactive Activities) My “Less Mess” Figurative Language Interactive Notebook Activities allow for two simple steps: cut around the border and glue it in. That’s it! They are perfect
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$7.00
366
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By The Peanut Circus
The first days back from winter break in January can be rough on kids. Getting back into a routine in the New Year is not easy…especially when all the students want to do is talk about their break! Why not give them an opportunity to do just that
Subjects:
English Language Arts, The New Year, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$5.00
274
Digital Download PDF (3.97 MB)
By The Peanut Circus
My “Less Mess” Study Skills Interactive Notebook Activities allow for two simple steps: cut around the border and glue it in. That’s it! They are perfect for teachers who may have their students for just one short period per day but still need to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Study Skills, For All Subjects
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Graphic Organizers, Activities
$8.50
164
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By The Peanut Circus
Here are two "no prep" practice pages for your students to test their understanding of primary and secondary sources. Each page contains ten examples. Students must read each example and identify it as a primary or secondary source. Students can
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Informational Text
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$1.50
213
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By The Peanut Circus
Add some color and creativity to teaching plot by having students "climb Plot Mountain." This set features graphic organizers and posters for teaching plot/plot lines in your classroom. PLEASE NOTE: Both this resource and my PLOT PUZZLE are sold
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$4.25
141
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By The Peanut Circus
{Map Skills Interactive Notebook; Maps Interactive Notebook; Geography Interactive Notebook} My “Less Mess” Map Skills and Geography Interactive Notebook Activities allow for two simple steps: cut around the border and glue it in. That’s it! They
Subjects:
Geography, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Activities, Printables
$13.00
157
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By The Peanut Circus
{Social Studies Interactive Notebook; Map Skills Interactive Notebook; Geography Interactive Notebook}This World Bundle features my popular "Less Mess" Social Studies Interactive Notebook Activities and "Less Mess" Map Skills and Geography
Subjects:
Geography, Creative Writing, Social Studies - History
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Activities, Printables
$19.00
119
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By The Peanut Circus
{Key Words: Geography; Themes of Geography; Five Themes of Geography; Movement; Region; Human Environment Interaction; Location; Place} Sometimes all it takes is something comical, silly, or colorful for students to remember a concept. These
Subjects:
Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Social Studies - History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Posters, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.25
159
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By The Peanut Circus
This activity is designed to get students looking through their social studies textbooks when they first receive them. It's a great activity to use when you distribute books. Students must identify such things as: title of book, table of contents,
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Back to School, Autumn
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$1.25
208
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By The Peanut Circus
I hope these activities will be helpful as you teach students to place events in chronological order using both B.C. and A.D. A pre-assessment sheet is provided so that you can see if students already know how to chronologically order dates. An
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Printables
$2.00
46
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By The Peanut Circus
Recognizing abstract nouns is ESSENTIAL for TRUE UNDERSTANDING of nouns. These are the kind that always confuse students! This abstract noun activity provides an opportunity for students to use their creativity and imagination while learning about
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Grammar
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$2.50
199
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By The Peanut Circus
{Key Words; Civilization; Features of Civilizations}This resource includes several activities to complete your ancient history unit on the features of civilizations (cities, organized government, social classes, job specialization, public works, art
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, World History
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
138
Digital Download PDF (2.33 MB)
By The Peanut Circus
Your students will enjoy being "web detectives" with this web scavenger hunt activity about the Maya, Incas, and Aztecs.. Students will use the provided website to look up the answers to twenty questions about each of these three ancient
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Webquests, Activities
$4.75
79
Digital Download PDF (4.42 MB)
By The Peanut Circus
This pack features four word search puzzles focusing on figurative language. Students must use the clues provided to find words in the puzzle involving similes, onomatopoeia, idioms, and alliteration. Answer keys are provided. Please view the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
$2.00
209
Digital Download PDF (0.79 MB)
By The Peanut Circus
{Mesopotamia; Mesopotamia unit; Mesopotamia Web Search; Fertile Crescent Web Search; Mesopotamia Webquest; Fertile Crescent Webquest} Your students will enjoy being "web detectives" with this web scavenger hunt activity on Ancient Mesopotamia.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Computer Science - Technology
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Webquests, Activities
$1.50
104
Digital Download PDF (0.45 MB)
By The Peanut Circus
My “Less Mess” Interactive Notebook Activities allow for two simple steps: cut around the border and glue it in. That’s it! They are perfect for teachers who may have their students for just one short period per day. However, if you are a big fan of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$13.00
139
Digital Download ZIP (20.00 MB)
By The Peanut Circus
(Figurative Language Interactive Notebook; Fiction Interactive Notebook, Nonfiction Interactive Notebook; Poetry Interactive Notebook))Now all FOUR of my popular "Less Mess" reading/ELA interactive notebooks are available in one bundle at a greatly
Subjects:
Poetry, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Activities, Printables
$21.00
100
Digital Download ZIP (48.01 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for many years in both the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh areas and still love it! Over the course of my career, I have taught several grade levels. I am currently teaching fifth grade and truly enjoy it. I love the sense of humor children have, and I feel so grateful that I can spend every day with them!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe that children learn best when they are having fun. Lessons should never be monotonous; they need to be visually appealing, challenging, and motivating. I strive to keep my students engaged! Creativity and a sense of humor are integral parts of my teaching style. I also enjoy incorporating art and music into my lessons when possible.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Although I have received honors/awards from both my university and school district, my greatest honor is hearing former students (many of whom are now adults) tell me I made a difference in their lives or inspired them. Some have even returned to tell me they want to become (or have become) teachers because of me. I can't think of anything better!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I am constantly learning and growing as an educator. In addition to my own graduate and postgraduate studies, I am always looking for new professional development opportunities.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I love sports, movies, music, and dance! I also love spending time with my family (especially camping and/or hiking). I hope you enjoy my products as much as I enjoy creating them for TpT!

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