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By Think Grow Giggle
Encourage kindness with these kindness posters and bulletin board set!Use these kindness posters to build classroom community and encourage kindness, random acts of kindness, compassion, and empathy in your classroom by displaying these positive
Subjects:
Character Education, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$5.00
438
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By Think Grow Giggle
Help your students write the perfect summary as they read with these summarizing printables and Google Slides™.This set now includes a digital version to use with Google Classroom™.Anchor chart posters and student reference sheet are informative
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.4.2, RL.5.2
$5.95
418
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By Think Grow Giggle
Launch Reader's Workshop with these reading conference notes! These reading conference forms and checklists are perfect to keep track of your reader's workshop student conferences. Grab both reading and writing conference forms HERE.These conferring
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Classroom Management
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Professional Documents, Classroom Forms, Graphic Organizers
$4.00
535
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By Think Grow Giggle
These multi-step word problems are perfect for the classroom or as at-home math activities.This set now includes a digital option for distance learning!These engaging math word problems are written in the form of a text and require critical
Subjects:
Math, Math Test Prep, Word Problems
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
CCSS:
4.OA.A.3, MP1, MP6
$3.75
424
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By Think Grow Giggle
Looking for the perfect math alphabet to display in your classroom?Kick off back to school season with this cursive math alphabet. Alphabet words are aligned to math vocabulary found in grades 3-5 standards. Most letters include two or three options
Subjects:
Math, Back to School, Handwriting
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$5.95
570
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By Think Grow Giggle
Do your third, fourth or fifth grade students need to write baby literary essays?Help your grade 3, 4, and 5 students master the skill of writing literary essays with these easy to use modeled example writing, graphic organizers, templates, tasks,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Posters
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.4.1, RL.5.1, W.3.1, W.4.1, W.5.1, W.5.1a, W.5.1c, W.5.1d, CCRA.R.3, W.3.1a...
$6.75
187
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By Think Grow Giggle
Make student SMART goal setting a focus during back to school season!This goal setting and student tracking set will have your students expressing their hopes and goals for the upcoming year. Students will be creating their own learning goals. This
Subjects:
Writing, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.50
290
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By Think Grow Giggle
Looking to hold students accountable for at-home reading or in the classroom in a simple way?This set now includes digital option for easy accountability for distance learning.These short, quick and easy to use assessments will keep your students on
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RI.2.2...
$4.50
348
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By Think Grow Giggle
Save time and money this holiday season with these pre-made printable holiday Christmas thank you cards designed to give students from the teacher.These holiday thank you cards come in full color and also in black and white for a money saving
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.85
231
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By Think Grow Giggle
Teach your students about Veterans Day with these engaging Veterans Day activities. Informational reading passages are perfect for close reading strategies and give students the background knowledge that they need to take a critical stance on this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.2, RI.3.3, W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3, W.4.1, W.4.2, W.4.3, L.3.5
$5.75
276
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By Think Grow Giggle
This no-prep Labor Day activities pack is perfect to teach your students all about this September holiday! An informational reading passage teaches students the history of this holiday. All other activities are engaging and give students an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Back to School
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.00
255
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By Think Grow Giggle
Looking to create a calming growth mindset bulletin board?Use these growth mindset posters to build classroom community and encourage your students to persevere by displaying these motivational quotes and sayings on your classroom walls and bulletin
Subjects:
Character Education, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$5.00
234
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By Think Grow Giggle
This set includes printable AND digital options!Are you looking for an engaging biography report project that is easy to implement?This biography research report project is broken down step by step, with templates to help your students write a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Posters
CCSS:
W.3.2, W.4.2, W.5.2, W.5.2a, W.5.2b, W.5.2c, W.5.2d, W.5.2e, W.3.2a, W.3.2b, W.3.2c...
$5.00
149
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By Think Grow Giggle
Engage your students this Groundhog Day with these non-fiction reading articles and activities, perfect for close reading practice! This pack also includes highly engaging ELA activities, writing and challenge writing activities, and math
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Winter, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
CCSS:
3.MD.B.3, 3.OA.A.3, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, W.2.1, W.2.2, W.2.3, W.3.1, W.3.2...
$5.00
227
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By Think Grow Giggle
Use these Constitution Day activities to help your students understand the Preamble and the United States Constitution! Informational nonfiction reading passages give students the background knowledge that they need to complete illustrations, a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$4.00
219
Digital Download PDF (3.80 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Celebrate Valentine's Day this February with content-rich close reading activities including nonfiction articles about Milton Hershey and chocolate, fiction activities on the popular book Somebody Loves You Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli, Random Acts
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Valentine's Day, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
CCSS:
3.NF.A.2, 3.NF.A.2a, 3.NF.A.2b, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.3, RI.3.1, RI.3.3...
$5.50
192
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By Think Grow Giggle
Go beyond the predicting worksheet with these hands on activities!Teach your students how to make meaningful predictions before, during and after they read with these predicting graphic organizers, activities, and task cards. Anchor chart posters
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
$4.95
188
Digital Download ZIP (8.20 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Are you looking for classroom wish list templates?Display your classroom wishlist with this editable farmhouse style light bulb display to help parents donate your needed classroom supplies at the beginning of the school year during Back to School
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
190
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By Think Grow Giggle
Now with digital option! Are you looking for an engaging research project, perfect for at home distance learning?This Endangered Species Animals Research Project is broken down step by step, to help your students write a research project
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Posters
CCSS:
W.3.2, W.4.2, W.5.2, W.5.2a, W.5.2b, W.5.2c, W.5.2d, W.5.2e, W.3.2a, W.3.2b, W.3.2c...
$5.25
168
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By Think Grow Giggle
Help your students to ask meaningful questions before, during, and after reading with these questioning graphic organizers, task cards and activities. Anchor chart posters and student reference sheet are informative resources for young readers both
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.3.1
$5.00
155
Digital Download ZIP (8.47 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been a classroom teacher for 18 years. I feel blessed to have taught 3rd graders for 15 years, and most recently fifth grade. I am certified to teach children in grades K-6, and I am also a certified Reading Specialist for grades K-12. Both certifications are for the great state of Connecticut.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love challenging children so they can see how special they are! Activities that I create infuse reading, writing and critical thinking activities. Working in a HOTS school (higher order thinking) has trained me well to always have higher level concepts in the work I present to my students. By consistently setting high expectations, my students believe they can, and then do! Students who are a part of my classroom can expect to work cooperatively in groups, collaboratively in partnerships, and be prepared to work hard. Of course we have lots of giggles along the way!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Highly Qualified Teacher Status and Certified Mentor Teacher

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

In addition to having a Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education and American Studies from Western Connecticut University, I hold two Master's level degrees. One in Educational Technology, from Fairfield University and the other is in Reading Intervention from Sacred Heart University. Additionally I studied Reader's Workshop at Teacher's College at Columbia University.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Besides being an enthusiastic elementary school teacher, I have two wonderful children who love to keep me on my toes. Together with my husband, the four of us enjoy going to the beach every minute we get! Comments or Questions? Please email me: ThirdGradeGiggles@Gmail.com Third Grade Giggles on Facebook Third Grade Giggles on Pinterest Third Grade Giggles on Instagram

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