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Task Cards: Close Reading Question Stems for Teachers is a comprehensive set of 148 questions on color coded task cards that teachers can use with any Close Reading text. All of these questions are designed to help your students practice digging
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
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The handouts here are taken directly from my blog and I hope you find them to be helpful. I have included my three principles for report cards, as well as 100 report card comments that will help you complete your report cards with confidence. I've
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Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Hi! My name is Jenn Larson and I have been an elementary teacher for over 20 years and have taught all grades at least once (K - 5), but upper elementary grades are my favorites! Teaching is in my blood as my mother and father were both teachers and one of my brothers works as a professor of history. My daughter is currently in college to become a third-generation teacher! Besides teaching, I am a published author! My first book is called "Perfectly Logical! Challenging Fun Logic Puzzles and Brain Teasers for Smart Kids. My second book is called What it Means to Be a Teacher!


Teaching to the whole child is important to me and while I want my students to do well on standardized tests, and work towards that end, I have never felt that tests were the most important thing that I teach. I believe in motivating kids to become life long learners, while modeling the character traits that they need to grow into happy, well-adjusted adults. I love to add humor to the learning day and try to make even the most dull subject come to life. I truly care about the kids I teach and want them to have the best year possible.


I have served as a mentor teacher, training student teachers. I was selected to be a school representative for the Curriculum Council and am currently on the District Common Core Committee. I was awarded the Woman of the Year for 2013 - 2014 by the National Association of Professional Women.


I have a BA in Psychology and a Master's in Curriculum/Instruction.


I have two kids, a son who is married and works in San Diego and a daughter who is a student teacher. I have three rescue cats too!

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