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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. Completely customize this alphabet as
Subjects:
Math, Back to School, Handwriting
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.95
790
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By Think Grow Giggle
Are you looking for an engaging research project to motivate, engage, and improve student informational and research writing? 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:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Google Apps, Test Prep
CCSS:
W.3.2, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.7, W.3.8, W.4.2, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.4.7, W.4.8, W.5.2...
$5.50
280
Digital Download PDF (8.08 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Make student SMART goal setting a focus in your classroom during your New Year celebrations or any time with these easy to use templates, activities, and forms.This product includes BOTH print and digital versions with a link for Google Slide
Subjects:
Writing, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
529
Digital Download ZIP (9.71 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Bio Poems are a great way to celebrate each student as a unique individual! This simple, yet powerful bulletin board will be a show stopper at the beginning of the year, end of the year, or anytime!This product includes BOTH print and digital
Subjects:
Writing, Poetry, End of Year
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.00
153
Digital Download PDF (4.21 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
"Wow, I had to reteach this strategy and using your product has made a great difference in my students' success. I reduced the size your poster for summarizing and the summary vs retell and taped them to my students' desk. Love IT!!" -Priscilla
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Printables
CCSS:
RL.4.2, RL.5.2
$5.95
553
Digital Download ZIP (12.70 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Getting ready to study the moon and the moon's phases? These high interested informative nonfiction close reading passages and activities will help your students understand this tricky concept!Included are 2, two-page articles to help your students
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, RI.3.7, RI.3.8, RI.3.9, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.7, RI.5.1...
$4.00
153
Digital Download PDF (5.31 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Are baby literary essays an expectation for your 3rd, 4th and 5h grade students? This all in one print and digital reading pack is exactly what you need to help your upper elementary students succeed with writing lit essays.This set includes BOTH a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Posters, Google Apps, Printables
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...
$8.00
329
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By Think Grow Giggle
Have a stress free end of the year season with this all-in-one resource that has everything you need, plus a summer bucket list! Students will be engaged in meaningful activities, will be reflective as they think about the school year, and will also
Subjects:
Writing, Informational Text, End of Year
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Google Apps, Fun Stuff, Printables
CCSS:
3.MD.B.4, 3.NBT.A.1, 3.NBT.A.2, 3.NBT.A.3, 4.NBT.B.4, 4.NBT.B.5, 4.NBT.B.6, 5.NBT.A.4, RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.4.2...
$5.95
93
Digital Download PDF (10.76 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Are you looking for an engaging biography research project that is easy to implement anytime of year or to celebrate Black History and Women's History months? This step by step project promotes student independence and includes a nonfiction article
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Projects, Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
W.3.2, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.7, W.3.8, W.4.2, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.4.7, W.4.8, W.5.2...
$5.00
282
Digital Download PDF (6.33 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Looking for teacher appreciation and end-of-year thank you note templates to give to your students, other teachers, or parents? These easy to use, punny, and best selling thank you cards are just what you need to have on hand to say thank you this
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, End of Year
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Google Apps, Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.95
114
Digital Download ZIP (6.61 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Looking for the perfect Growth Mindset alphabet to display in your classroom?Kick off back to school season with this cursive Growth Mindset alphabet poster set to inspire and motivate your students. Your students will love referring to the powerful
Subjects:
Character Education, Back to School, Handwriting
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Posters, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$6.00
254
Digital Download ZIP (39.48 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Expectations, classroom rules, and bonus health safety rules this pack is the ONLY rules set that you need to kick off the school year with positivity to keep your classroom running smoothly and your students healthy and safe! Save time and run a
Subjects:
Character Education, Classroom Community, Health
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Posters, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.50
863
Digital Download ZIP (155.52 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Launch Reader's Workshop with these independent reading conference notes! "This is fabulous for my reading conferences. I didn't know where to start and this helps so much. Also, it really is my student's favorite day as they love the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Classroom Management, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Google Apps, Professional Documents, Classroom Forms
$5.00
638
Digital Download ZIP (8.65 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Celebrate and encourage kindness with these easy to display kindness posters and bulletin board set. This set is perfect to reinforce your character education lessons! Use these kindness posters to build classroom community and encourage kindness,
Subjects:
Character Education, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Posters, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
547
Digital Download ZIP (35.48 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Looking to welcome the year of the Tiger into your classroom this Lunar New Year? These high-interest reading passages and critical thinking activities will keep students engaged and learning this new year season!This set includes BOTH a printable
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Holidays/Seasonal, Informational Text
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Google Apps, Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.00
238
Digital Download PDF (4.96 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Celebrate Earth Day with content-rich activities, including nonfiction articles about water pollution and conservation. With high-interest print and digital activities, there are enough tasks to keep students engaged and learning all month long!Also
Subjects:
Writing, Earth Day, Informational Text
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Google Apps, Fun Stuff, Printables
$5.95
243
Digital Download PDF (13.24 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Teach your students about Veterans and the 6 Armed Forces with these engaging, no prep Veterans Day activities. This set now includes a nonfiction passage about the latest addition to the Armed Forces: The Space Force!Informational reading passages
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Google Apps, 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
$5.85
432
Digital Download PDF (9.70 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Are you looking for creative and engaging ways for launching a reading workshop or any reading program in your upper elementary classroom during the first few weeks of school? These activities come with digital options, too!This bundle has
Subjects:
Back to School, Classroom Community, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Posters, Google Apps, Minilessons
$25.00
$19.75
172
Bundle
By Think Grow Giggle
This print and digital high-interest ELA performance task ties reading and writing together in meaningful ways for students. Students will read two different informational passages about migration to help them answer source questions,
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd
Types:
Google Apps, Test Prep, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.4, RI.3.5, W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3, W.3.8, W.4.8, W.3.1a, W.3.1b, W.3.1c...
$5.00
103
Digital Download PDF (7.51 MB)
By Think Grow Giggle
Save time and money this holiday season with these pre-made printable holiday Christmas (or any holiday) thank you cards designed to give students from the teacher.These cards are not holiday-specific so that you can use them for all your winter
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Other
$3.95
364
Digital Download ZIP (4.89 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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