Theresa's Teaching Tidbits

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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Do you want to build a positive, respectful classroom community at the beginning of the school year? Do you want to encourage kindness and good character all year long? These original poems will help you do just that when you include them in your
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Poetry, Classroom Community
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
RL.1.10, RL.2.10, RL.3.10, RF.1.4, RF.1.4a, RF.1.4b, RF.2.4, RF.2.4a, RF.2.4b, RF.3.4, RF.3.4a...
$4.50
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
These cloze passages are great for beginning readers! Many struggling readers over-rely on the use of visual cues (phonics). You can use cloze passages to teach them to use structure and meaning to decode. This packet includes:* 24 original
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RF.1.3, RF.1.4, RF.1.4c, RF.2.3, RF.2.4, RF.2.4b, RF.2.4c, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.L.3
$9.75
$8.00
184
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Do you have Spanish-speaking students? This resource was created to facilitate communication with an ESL student in my classroom and to help teach English vocabulary. I posted the labels throughout the classroom to both assist my non-English
Subjects:
Spanish, EFL - ESL - ELD, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Flash Cards, Word Walls, Printables
$2.25
146
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
These cloze passages are great for beginning readers! Many struggling readers over-rely on the use of visual cues (phonics). You can use cloze passages to teach them to use structure and meaning to decode. This packet includes:* 8 original passages
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RF.1.4, RF.1.4b, RF.2.4, RF.2.4c
$3.25
139
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Do you have Spanish-speaking students? This resource was created to facilitate communication with an ESL student in my classroom and to help teach English vocabulary. I posted the labels throughout the classroom to both assist my non-English
Subjects:
EFL - ESL - ELD, Reading Strategies, Classroom Community
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Flash Cards, Word Walls, Printables
$2.25
84
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Patriotic poems can help you to celebrate National holidays and teach about our country. You can use them to integrate Social Studies concepts as you teach reading!These original poems celebrate the United States of America. They are a great tool to
Subjects:
U.S. History, Holidays/Seasonal, Poetry
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RF.1.4a, RF.1.4b, RF.2.4a, RF.2.4b, RF.3.4a, RF.3.4b, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5...
$4.00
64
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Conference forms allow you to easily keep anecdotal notes as you confer with students or teach small groups. These handy forms provide a place for you to quickly jot notes as you work with small groups or individual students. I've made the workshop
Subjects:
Reading, Math, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Assessment, Classroom Forms
$2.00
55
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Number line addition can be tricky for second graders, but it is an important strategy that aligns with the common core. This packet will help 2nd grade teachers to teach adding two-digit numbers on the number line. I've included 3 differentiated
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Minilessons, Homework, Math Centers
CCSS:
2.NBT.B.5, 2.NBT.B.7
$2.50
53
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Retiring teachers leave behind a wealth of experience and have impacted the lives of a staggering number of students and colleagues. Honor their service with a poem which details just a few of the gifts they will leave behind. This resource
Subjects:
Poetry, End of Year
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Printables, For Principals & Administrators
$1.25
32
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Bubbles are naturally engaging for children. You can use bubbles to teach a variety of subjects. S.T.E.A.M. teaching integrates Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Integrating some or all of these subject areas leads to highly
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Science, Poetry
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.00
55
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Do you have Spanish-speakers who need to learn English? Or do you want to teach your kids some Spanish words? Either way, these classroom labels will help! This BUNDLE includes both sets of my popular English to Spanish Classroom Labels, as well as
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Spanish, Other (ELA)
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Flash Cards, Word Walls
$8.25
$6.00
24
Bundle
By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Science Poems are a great way to integrate science instruction with your literacy instruction. Reading these poems with your students will stimulate their interest in science, introduce vocabulary, and increase understanding of science concepts.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, General Science, Poetry
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.10
$3.60
43
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Do your students love word searches? The 10 original Word Finds included in this packet can be used to practice recognizing and spelling sight words. This word find packet includes 94 of the 100 most frequently used words in the English Language
Subjects:
Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Fun Stuff, Word Walls, Printables
$2.50
27
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Celebrate the fall season with these original poems and activities. These fall poems will supplement your literacy curriculum and help you integrate math and science instruction. They are perfect for a Poem of the Week program or Shared Reading
Subjects:
Poetry, Autumn, Halloween
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.K.1, RL.K.5, RL.K.10, RL.1.1, RL.1.4, RL.1.10, RL.2.1, RL.2.4, RL.2.10, RL.3.1, RL.3.5...
$4.00
22
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Cloze passages are great for beginning readers! Many struggling readers over-rely on the use of visual cues (phonics). You can use cloze passages to teach them to use structure and meaning to decode. This packet includes:* 8 original passages with
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RF.1.4, RF.1.4c, RF.2.4, RF.2.4c
$3.25
36
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Number line addition is a powerful strategy for adding two-digit numbers. Using the number line to add helps students develop mental math strategies and leads to deeper conceptual understanding. Use this power point presentation as part of number
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Interactive Whiteboard
CCSS:
2.NBT.A.2, 2.NBT.B.5, 2.NBT.B.7, 3.NBT.A.2
$3.00
29
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Does your Winter Holidays Around the World unit honor the diverse backgrounds of the students in your school? These multicultural holiday poems include many of the cultures around the world that are represented in today's classrooms. The thirteen
Subjects:
Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Classroom Community
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Fun Stuff, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.9, RL.2.10, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.5, RL.3.10, RL.4.9, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.4.1...
$5.50
33
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By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
These math conference forms for second-grade teachers will help you to keep track of your students' progress and your teaching. In addition to the original individual student conference forms, I've recently revised this resource to add small group
Subjects:
Math, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
2nd
Types:
Assessment, Classroom Forms
$3.00
27
Digital Download PDF (4.85 MB)
By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
Community is an important social studies topic in primary classrooms. Engage your students with these fun poems and activities that integrate content knowledge with literacy. Students will learn about the importance of community, community helpers,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Character Education, Poetry
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.25
14
Digital Download PDF (1.81 MB)
By Theresa's Teaching Tidbits
These math conference forms for first-grade teachers will help you to keep track of your students' progress and your teaching. In addition to the original individual student conference forms, I've recently revised this resource to add small group
Subjects:
Math, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
1st
Types:
Classroom Forms
$3.00
23
Digital Download PDF (3.23 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a National Board Certified Teacher and I have taught for 21 years in Florida, North Carolina, and Tennessee. I am a Reading Specialist and a Reading Recovery trained teacher. I have previously taught Reading Recovery, 3rd grade Resource, 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 1st/2nd Multiage. I currently teach 3rd grade in Knoxville, Tennessee.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Facilitator/Constructivist

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2002 Celebrate Literacy Award from the Volusia County Reading Council 2017 Pineville Elementary Teacher of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I received my B.A.E. and M.Ed. from the University of Florida. I completed my Reading Recovery training at the University of Central Florida. I am a National Board Certified Teacher (Generalist/Early Childhood).

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Visit my blog at http://theresasteachingtidbits.blogspot.com/ Visit my Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/theresasteachingtidbits Contact me: theresasteachingtidbits@gmail.com

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