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The Teaching Reef

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By The Teaching Reef
Inside this habitat unit you and your students will find materials for 7 different habitats. I have made materials for you to create flipbooks for each habitat. The habitats that are covered in this unit
Subjects:
Science, Environment, Informational Text
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Graphic Organizers, Printables
$7.00
1,091
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By The Teaching Reef
You doesn't love a real world connection in math? Well Multiplication City is just that! This lessons requires your students to apply the knowledge they have learned about multiplication and arrays in a creative way real world connection. I have
Subjects:
Basic Operations, Critical Thinking
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$3.00
327
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By The Teaching Reef
I just love mysteries, don’t you? To be honest I just love the mystery unit that Beth Newingham uses in her classroom and has graciously shared with us. It is full of inspiration or at least I thought so. This unit has all things mystery but with
Subjects:
Writing, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
$5.00
152
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By The Teaching Reef
If you are going crazy over all the mustache themed ideas in the classrooms right now but want to keep it educational, then this is a perfect unit for you. This unit is a fun and creative way to get your students learning about Ads. It will take
Subjects:
Basic Reading, Writing, Creative Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Projects, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans
$4.00
96
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By The Teaching Reef
Writing with alliteration can be a fun exercise to learn about rhythm and sound within words. In this Alliteration unit your students will be participating in two different writing activities. 1.First up is A superhero inspired alliteration book.
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Grammar
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Graphic Organizers
$2.00
130
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By The Teaching Reef
Scary stories always seem to grab the attention of the reader… okay so maybe you are plugging your ears or covering your eyes but you still can’t resist the story. I have found this to be so true with my students as well. For my students, the idea
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Creative Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Cooperative Learning, Printables
$4.00
78
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By The Teaching Reef
These booklets are used to help your students activate, store and recycle all the information that they have as well as learn from your lessons. I have provided 3 topic ready booklets for you to use. The topics are spiders, sharks, and turtles
Subjects:
Basic Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
$2.00
137
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By The Teaching Reef
The following ideas were created to help manage and maintain your daily centers routine. After reflecting on the flow of centers in my classroom, I realized that I was in need of some materials to help kick off the centers without any trouble.
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Basic Reading, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Posters, Printables
$6.00
125
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By The Teaching Reef
This resource is HUGE!! It is the largest freebie that I offer. I hope you enjoy this resource and find its contents useful. Please Come visit my blog at theteachingreef.blogspot.com. Also, check out these links to my units, my Daily Centers
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
FREE
2,141
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By The Teaching Reef
The following classroom pack was created to assist you with seven different daily centers. These materials have expectation webs that can be filled out with your students and then displayed at each center. They should go over expectations that have
Subjects:
Basic Reading, Writing, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Printables
$5.00
187
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By The Teaching Reef
As part of the beginning of the year actives I do with my students I love to make acrostic bookmarks with their names. The reason that I use their names is because I adore the book Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes. Since this book helps teach us that
Subjects:
Basic Reading, Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Minilessons, Printables
$1.00
82
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By The Teaching Reef
In this unit you will find materials for five different life cycles. The life cycles that are covered in this unit are ant, butterfly, chicken, frog and mealworm. There are a few different materials that you will find at your fingertips to help
Subjects:
General Science, Creative Writing, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$7.00
100
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By The Teaching Reef
This classroom activity will have your students smiling from ear to ear. They will be creating a classroom ABC book of idioms. If you have never tried to teach your students idioms, this is a fun way to get your kids to go bananas for idioms. I have
Subjects:
Writing, Creative Writing, Vocabulary
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities
$2.00
106
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By The Teaching Reef
If you want a quick, easy, but fun and visual investigation to do with your students on the Water Cycle, then this is it! This activity was inspired from Pinterest. I have modified it so that It will show the 3 steps in the water cycle;
Subjects:
Earth Sciences
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
FREE
164
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By The Teaching Reef
This pack of supplemental materials was created to provide teachers with additional resources for keeping students interested in working on writing. This pack was made to easily flow into any type of classroom style as well as provide more choice
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Activities, Printables
$4.00
91
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By The Teaching Reef
I guess you can say this little unit was inspired by my little freebie Take Control of The Test! After I created that, each year I would add more and more activities because the students loved the theme. So here is a little unit with all the
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Study Skills, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Printables
$4.00
37
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By The Teaching Reef
This product is simple maps of the seven continents. Each map has the name of the continent, the names of the countries and a compass to show which hemisphere it is located in. The way that I used these maps was to label the oceans as well as to
Subjects:
Geography, World History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Cultural Activities, Handouts, Printables
FREE
85
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By The Teaching Reef
This pack of materials was created for all my fantastic followers out there that love having items match in their classrooms just like me! =) I also made it to assist teachers with labeling resources in their classrooms. I have had many requests
Subjects:
Management, Other
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Posters, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.00
77
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By The Teaching Reef
Do you have TONS of Mentor texts? Are they stored in bins but not organized? Do you find yourself wishing you remember a text after you taught a skill or strategy? Well if you said "YES", then you are like me! But now you too can get organized and
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Professional Documents, Printables, Teacher Manuals
$7.00
32
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By The Teaching Reef
This Valentine’s Day craft is meant for your students to create as a bag decoration to put all their valentines inside. I copied the templates onto colored paper for my example however; you could have your students color each piece if you wish or
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Holidays/Seasonal, Valentine's Day
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$2.00
46
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am about to go into my 7th year of teaching. Ahhh! How time flies! I have taught second grade for five years and I am currently in my second year of teaching third grade. I live in the state of Florida, where I teach at a Title 1 school. I love to create lessons, anchor charts, activities, basically anything and everything for the classroom. =) I truly love what I do and wouldn't dream of doing anything else.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe that every child learns differently and some prefer one style of leaning while other children use multiple learning styles as a way to process as well as understand information. I try to address multiple ways for students to learn though the lessons I create.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Well, I hope to one day be honored for my love of teaching but for now I am just honored to be doing what I love.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a bachelors degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida.

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