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By The Teaching Texan
Embark on an exploration of holidays around the world. Each project in this unit exposes children to Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas in Mexico. Stunning, real-life images bring this winter holiday unit to life! Students who are struggling or
Subjects:
Informational Text, Close Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.1.1, RI.1.5, RI.1.10, RF.K.4, RF.1.4a, W.K.2, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.7...
$8.00
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By The Teaching Texan
Feeling like the walking BREAD this winter? This gingerbread glyph is sure to bring a spark into you math during Halloween/October block this winter! Many of us already utilize gingerbread as a theme (especially in December), so why not make it a
Subjects:
Math, Graphing, Winter
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables
CCSS:
K.MD.B.3, 1.MD.C.4
$4.00
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By The Teaching Texan
Ready for Takeoff is the perfect non-fiction addition to your solar system unit. Stunning, real-life images bring this solar system unit to life! Students who are struggling or are learning English will benefit from the use of real-life images as
Subjects:
Informational Text, Close Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
$8.00
36
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By The Teaching Texan
Looking for another Word Work center idea, or maybe more strategies for practicing sight words? This Common Core aligned sight word bundle is perfect for Kindergarten Reading Foundation Common Core standards! It is a great addition to your Fall
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Autumn, Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities
CCSS:
RF.K.3c
$1.50
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By The Teaching Texan
This ladybug unit is a non-fiction unit that is all about those helpful little red beetles - lady beetles! Students will learn about the ladybug life cycle, what ladybugs eat, and more! Stunning, real-life images bring this unit to life!
Subjects:
Informational Text, Close Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
$8.00
20
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By The Teaching Texan
I've got pumpkin to share with you! I love bringing jack o lanterns into math during Halloween/October time with glyphs that your students are sure to love! Many of us already have a pumpkin craft, so why not make it a little more academic and tie
Subjects:
Math, Graphing, Halloween
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables
CCSS:
K.MD.B.3, 1.MD.C.4
$4.00
3
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By The Teaching Texan
Thank you for your interest in my Super Sundae Multiplication Facts Fluency packet! This packet is the PERFECT tool to increase motivation and engagement for building multiplication fluency. You can use this resource to build fluency in 3rd grade,
Subjects:
Math, Math Test Prep, Mental Math
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Flash Cards
CCSS:
3.OA.C.7
$5.00
16
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By The Teaching Texan
Do you use reading centers during guided reading time? These Thanksgiving inspired games target SKILLS while making practicing fun and engaging! These literacy activities are sure to please, while also hitting those standards! This resource
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Printables, Games
CCSS:
RF.K.2, RF.K.2a, RF.K.2b, RF.K.2d, RF.K.3c
$3.50
5
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By The Teaching Texan
You know what I love?! When students are engaged in reading games that they LOVE and also practice important literacy skills! Sign me up! This resource practices the following skills: Beginning soundsSight wordsReading CVC wordRhyming wordsMaking
Subjects:
Winter, Valentine's Day, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Printables, Games
CCSS:
RF.K.2a, RF.K.2c, RF.K.2d, RF.K.3c
$3.50
3
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By The Teaching Texan
Invite your students to learn all about the Pilgrims voyage to America with this non-fiction Pilgrims unit! Stunning, real-life images bring this Pilgrim unit to life! Students who are struggling or are learning English will benefit from the use
Subjects:
Informational Text, Close Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.1.1, RI.1.5, RI.1.10, RF.K.4, RF.1.4a, W.K.2, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.7...
$8.00
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By The Teaching Texan
It's time for the invention convention! Inspire your students to create, innovate, and use their imagination by learning about inventors! Featured inventors of this packet are the Wright Brothers, Ruth Wakefield, and George Washington Carver.
Subjects:
Informational Text, Close Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
$8.00
21
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By The Teaching Texan
Do you teach word families? If you're looking for a new activity for teaching each short e word family, this resource is for you! Ditch the worksheets and make word family practice hands on, fun, and coupled with art. Get Crafty with Word
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities
CCSS:
RF.K.2a, RF.K.2d
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By The Teaching Texan
Looking for another Word Work center idea, or maybe more strategies for practicing sight words? This Common Core aligned sight word bundle is perfect for Kindergarten Reading Foundation Common Core standards! It is a great addition to your Spring
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spring, Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities
CCSS:
RF.K.3c
$1.50
20
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By The Teaching Texan
This teacher planner offers so much flexibility and personalization with the editable feature! Simply type in what you'd like on your cover and lesson plan pages and either print or use as a digital planner! Customize this planner to include
Subjects:
Products For TpT Sellers, For All Subjects, Specialty
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
By TpT Sellers for TpT Sellers, Reflective Journals for Teachers, Printables
$12.00
38
Digital Download ZIP (41.60 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Bring penguins into math during your penguin unit with a glyph that your students are sure to love! Further instruction with the included templates for graphing, writing, and more!Included in this resource:Templates for glyph stencilTemplates for
Subjects:
Math, Graphing, Winter
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Activities, Printables
CCSS:
K.MD.B.3, 1.MD.C.4
$4.00
15
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By The Teaching Texan
How will you bring your Martin Luther King, Jr. unit to life? If you want your MLK unit to have maximum effectiveness it should include activities from a variety of subject areas - not just a craft. In this unit perfect for Black History Month or
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Black History Month, Informational Text
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
$8.00
16
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By The Teaching Texan
Plunging Penguins is the perfect non-fiction addition to your penguin unit. Stunning, real-life images bring this penguin unit to life! Students who are struggling or are learning English will benefit from the use of real-life images as they
Subjects:
Informational Text, Close Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.1.1, RI.1.5, RI.1.10, RF.K.4, RF.1.4a, W.K.2, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.7...
$8.00
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By The Teaching Texan
This BUNDLE is a collection of the following units. Click on any link to learn more about that unit.OctoberPumpkin Patch: A Non-Fiction Pumpkin UnitGoing Batty: A Non-Fiction Bat UnitSuper Spiders: A Non-Fiction Spider UnitSound the Alarm: A
Subjects:
Informational Text, Close Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.1.1, RI.1.5, RI.1.10, RF.K.4, RF.1.4a, W.K.2, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.7...
$32.00
$22.40
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By The Teaching Texan
Do you teach young learners who are building their foundation in early literacy skills? If you're tired of wondering how to effectively teach print awareness, letter knowledge, letter sounds, and/or handwriting OR gathering resources stresses you
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Early Intervention, Reading
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Unit Plans, Printables
$10.00
1
Digital Download PDF (58.41 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Cesar Chavez and La Causa (The Cause) - that's what this awesome non-fiction unit is all about! Guide your little ones through the impact that Cesar Chavez had on migrant workers with the included resources. Stunning, real-life images bring this
Subjects:
Informational Text, Close Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
CCSS:
RI.K.1, RI.1.1, RI.1.5, RI.1.10, RF.K.4, RF.1.4a, W.K.2, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.7...
$8.00
26
Digital Download PDF (33.31 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am entering my fifth year of teaching and have taught First Grade and Kindergarten. I obtained my M.Ed from SMU and love all things Mustang!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I see my role in the classroom as a facilitator and prefer students to learn with a discovery based approach as much as possible.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Crystal Apple Award, 2015

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have an M.Ed. from Southern Methodist University. and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of West Florida and

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Please visit my blog at www.theteachingtexan.com Also, you can follow me on Pinterest by searching for bsizemoretx.

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