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By The Teaching Texan
Are your students ready to join the ranks of the infamous Pumpkin Patch Police Patrol (P-4)? Guide students through an exploration and investigation of all things pumpkins! Bring science, math, and art together in this cross-curricular resource.
Subjects:
Science, Autumn, Halloween
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
CCSS:
K.MD.A.1, SL.K.3, MP4, MP5
$5.00
233
Digital Download PDF (22.01 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Get organized for guided reading or small group instruction with this easy to setup binder/organization system. I love how everything is in one place so I always have student data at my fingertips. Plus, it makes planning a breeze!This resource is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Printables, Classroom Forms
$8.00
201
Digital Download PPTX (67.14 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Struggling with how to help students become fluent in addition and subtraction? Let me introduce you to the FUN way to build math fact fluency!This packet is the PERFECT tool to increase motivation and engagement for building math fluency. Start
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Mental Math
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Flash Cards
CCSS:
1.OA.C.6, 2.OA.B.2
$6.00
190
Digital Download PDF (37.01 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
RAWR! Take your students back to the prehistoric times of the dinosaurs through reading, writing, and science activities. Stunning, real-life images bring this dinosaur unit to life! Students who are struggling or are learning English will
Subjects:
Informational Text, Close Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
$8.00
76
Digital Download PDF (34.40 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Do you teach word families? If you're looking for a new activity for teaching each short a word family, this resource is for you! Ditch the worksheets and make word family practice hands on, fun, and coupled with art. Want crafts for all the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RF.K.2a, RF.K.2d
$7.00
31
Digital Download PDF (7.30 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Do you have a calendar math routine? This foundational time of the day is so important for creating community in conjunction with a morning meeting, but also to review and reinforce important math concepts. This digital resource allows you to
Subjects:
Math, Holidays/Seasonal, Classroom Community
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
K.CC.A.1, K.CC.A.2, 1.NBT.A.1, 1.NBT.B.2, 1.NBT.B.2a, 1.NBT.B.2b, 1.NBT.B.2c
$6.00
52
Digital Download ZIP (45.60 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
From Caterpillar to Butterfly is a non-fiction unit that covers just what it says. Students will learn about the life cycle of a butterfly from egg to butterfly. Stunning, real-life images bring this butterfly unit to life! Students who are
Subjects:
Informational Text, Close Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
$8.00
24
Digital Download PDF (187.73 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Helps students recognize the first 100 Fry Sight Words within text with these simple to use cards. I love to put each set on a ring for easy access when I work with small groups or one-on-one instruction. The pre-assessment is fantastic to help
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Assessment, Flash Cards
CCSS:
RF.K.3c, RF.K.4
$5.00
48
Digital Download PDF (136.03 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Are your students dreaming of a snow day? Bring snow to life with this engaging unit all about snowflakes, blizzards, flurries, and more! Students will learn about the cycle of snow, where it snows, and so much more. Stunning, real-life images
Subjects:
Informational Text, Close Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
$8.00
50
Digital Download PDF (19.62 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Why do animals hibernate? What happens to these animals during the winter? Stunning, real-life images bring this hibernation 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
57
Digital Download PDF (15.40 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Squirrels - their habitat, diet, types of - that's what this awesome non-fiction unit is all about! Guide your little ones through all things squirrels with the included resources. Stunning, real-life images bring this squirrel unit to life!
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
48
Digital Download PDF (12.77 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Do you teach word families? If you're looking for a new activity for teaching each short i 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, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RF.K.2a, RF.K.2d
$5.00
33
Digital Download PDF (7.88 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
This alligator and crocodile unit is a non-fiction unit all about what these reptiles eat, where they live, and more! Real-life images bring this reptile 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
$8.00
22
Digital Download PDF (16.80 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Bats, megabats, microbats, vampire bats, OH MY! This bat unit is all things BATS! Stunning, real-life images bring this bat 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
36
Digital Download PDF (19.38 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Apples, honey bees, Johnny Appleseed - that's what this awesome non-fiction apple unit is all about! Guide your little ones through the apple life cycle and uses of apples with the included resources. Stunning, real-life images bring this unit to
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
34
Digital Download PDF (208.37 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Farms, farms, farms! That's what this awesome non-fiction unit is all about! Guide your little ones through several types of farms and what can be seen on each. Stunning, real-life images bring this farm unit to life! Students who are struggling
Subjects:
Informational Text, Close Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study, Activities
$8.00
42
Digital Download PDF (38.81 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
This unit is all things pumpkin, pumpkin life cycle, and Jack O'Lantern! Guide your little ones through the pumpkin life cycle with the included resources. Stunning, real-life images bring this pumpkin 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
25
Digital Download PDF (14.03 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Help your students get organized for guided reading or small group instruction with this easy to setup binder or notebook organization toolkit. Students will be able to keep reading strategies, reading response prompts, reading logs, guided
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Interactive Notebooks, Printables
$8.00
13
Digital Download PPTX (115.86 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Invite your students to learn about the first Thanksgiving and the Pilgrims with this non-fiction unit! Stunning, real-life images bring this unit all about the first harvest celebration to life! Students who are struggling or are learning
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
31
Digital Download PDF (16.28 MB)
By The Teaching Texan
Frida Kahlo - her life, her inspiration, and her art - that's what this awesome non-fiction unit is all about! Guide your little ones through the life of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo with the included resources. Stunning, real-life images bring
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
14
Digital Download PDF (60.61 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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