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Tricks of the Trade

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By Tricks of the Trade
This 33 page packet includes everything you need to host a successful and inspiring Career Day. It contains a letter to parents, an art activity about chosen careers, Show and Tell, a word search, a graphic organizer to use when researching a
Subjects:
Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Economics
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$6.99
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 40 page packet has everything you need to teach students about the meaning of multiplication. It has lessons that take students through the four meanings of multiplication: 1. Groups 2. Arrays 3. Repeated Addition 4. Skip Counting. It includes
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Math Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Unit Plans, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$4.99
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 42 slide PowerPoint Presentation takes students through identifying fractions on a number line by teaching students to relate number line fractions to previously learned unit bar fractions. Students are able to tell how many parts a number line
Subjects:
Math, Fractions, Math Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep, Multimedia
$4.99
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 38 page packet has everything you need to teach students about the meaning of division. It has lessons that take students through the four meanings of division: 1. Sharing into Groups 2. Making Equal Groups 3. Repeated Subtraction 4.
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Math Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Unit Plans, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$4.99
144
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By Tricks of the Trade
This is a 27 slide PowerPoint presentation that thoroughly explains the meaning of multiplication to students. It provides examples of the meaning of multiplication as it is seen in groups, arrays, and repeated addition. It even shows how the answer
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Math Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep, Multimedia
$4.99
103
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 47 slide PowerPoint presentation explores the properties of quadrilaterals. It provides a review of polygons and examines angles and line with some unique songs, raps, and chants to help students remember the concepts. Each type of
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Math Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep, Multimedia
$3.99
89
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 26 page packet is a valuable asset to any unit teaching the Properties of Multiplication. It provides a set of student notes, "I Can" Standards, activities, an assessment, printables, a game, an art activity, and much more to teach the
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.99
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 14 page packet focuses on using key words to help in problem solving. Students who have trouble reading but are strong in math have trouble being successful in math due to word problems. But when students are taught to focus on key words as one
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Word Problems
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.99
142
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 23 slide PowerPoint Presentation takes you through the subtraction strategy of "Take a Penny". "Take a Penny" is a 2 step strategy that allows students to subtract across zeros without having to go through the complicated steps of regrouping.
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Minilessons
$4.99
128
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By Tricks of the Trade
This PowerPoint Presentation is in the format of a Jeopardy game. It focuses on reviewing the economic concepts taught in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade. It covers resources, goods and services, needs and wants, economic problems, and economic terms. I,
Subjects:
Economics
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Games
$3.99
99
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 19 page packet is a valuable asset to any unit teaching the Properties of Addition. It provides a set of student notes, activities, an assessment, printables, a game, an art activity, and much more to teach the Commutative, Associative, and
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.99
196
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 25 slide PowerPoint presentation takes students through discovering and learning about the Commutative, Associative, and Identity properties of Addition. It includes links to games and videos. There is also an interactive game students can play
Subjects:
Math, Arithmetic, Basic Operations
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Multimedia
$4.99
106
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 13 slide PowerPoint presentation takes students through the steps for solving word problems. The steps in the PowerPoint presentation are based on Singapore Math strategies including using unit bars to solve problems. There is also a huge
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia
$3.99
69
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 29 slide PowerPoint presentation takes students through the process of rounding numbers to the nearest ten, hundred, and thousand. It teaches students a unique strategy for deciding whether to round a number up or down. The presentation
Subjects:
Math, Mental Math, Place Value
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Activities
$3.99
65
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 22 PowerPoint presentation relates area to perimeter, shows how area is square units and how they can be counted to find area. It also contains my phenomenal Perimeter and Area song to the tune of Mary Had a Little Lamb. It then moves into how
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Measurement
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia
$3.99
69
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 30 slide PowerPoint presentation reviews the meaning of multiplication and guides students through learning about the commutative, associative, and identity properties of multiplication. It uses animation, manipulatives,test practice, and real
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Math Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Multimedia
$3.99
93
Digital Download PPT (1.82 MB)
By Tricks of the Trade
This 11 page packet contains a lesson and activity on character traits. It includes: A lesson plan A list of character traits 8 unique turkey character description poems Turkey character template Character trait feathers See more at
Subjects:
Reading, Thanksgiving, Poetry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$3.99
143
Digital Download PDF (1.13 MB)
By Tricks of the Trade
This 14 slide PowerPoint presentation takes students though the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of government, and discusses the local, state, and national governments. Students are able to understand that they are governed by 3 levels
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep, Multimedia
$3.99
49
Digital Download PPT (0.96 MB)
By Tricks of the Trade
This 25 slide PowerPoint presentation combines the best of my lessons on perimeter and area. It provides review of perimeter as far as counting the sides, adding all the measurements of the sides together, and practice with finding the perimeter of
Subjects:
Geometry, Measurement, Math Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep, Multimedia
$3.99
50
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By Tricks of the Trade
This 22 slide PowerPoint presentation explains what perimeter means and how to find it. It provides concrete examples and lots of practice for students, including a song I created to help students remember the meaning of perimeter. It also includes
Subjects:
Math, Geometry, Measurement
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia
$3.99
42
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my 19th year teaching. I have taught 1st-5th grade. This is my second year developing, writing, and implementing my very own curriculum called Math2Heart. This is an enrichment class that teaches Math thru Art, Technology, Real Life Experiences. My students absolutely love this class, and it has been one of my most rewarding teaching experiences of my career. I can't wait to see what the future holds for my program!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am extremely energetic and engaging. I sing, dance, rap,and cheer...anything to help my students learn.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Southside Teacher of the Year 2010 Grady County Teacher of the Year 2011 Leader In Me Certified 2011 STAR Teacher 2012 Math2Heart Program & Curriculum 2017-2018

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education Educational Specialist Degree in Instrucational Technology and Design

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Mother to 3 Beautiful Daughters and Bailey the Beagle, and a Wife to a Football Coach

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