Using Your Smarticles

 (962)
United States - New York - Grand Island
Using Your Smarticles
4.0
2,874 votes
2v1W3SS
 
FREE Download
Assess the general quality of my work with this free download
clear search
Column Superb
Leader Board Superb
My Products
sort by:
Best Seller
view:
By Using Your Smarticles
Product Description This Socratic Seminar Packet includes: -Student directions and descriptions of a socratic seminar and how it is conducted. -Teacher directions -Socratic Seminar Prep Sheet for students -During the seminar notesheet -Post
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$5.50
185 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (3.79 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This worksheet sheet introduces the concept of Foreshadowing and has students practice the skill using small examples.  This print and go resource asks students to evaluate examples (Including hyperlinked  web resources (with QR Codes) such as a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Test Preparation
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets
$3.50
197 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (1.28 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This worksheet and lesson focuses on defining the reading strategy of making generalizations. Students learn what a the adjective general means and see how it relates to the verb (generalize) and the noun (generalization). Then they read 3
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets
$2.75
126 ratings
3.9
Digital Download DOCX (0.65 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This Ancient China unit features 5 stations for cooperative student learning. Students rotate through stations featuring: The early dynasties (Shang, Xia), The Zhou Dynasty (Warring States period, Social Order), The teachings (Buddhism, Daoism,
Subjects:
Ancient History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans, Cooperative Learning
$6.99
98 ratings
3.9
Digital Download ZIP (1.50 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This Scavenger Hunt allows students to practice utilizing context clues while having fun! Students 'scan' a QR code to get their context clue question. Answering a question will lead them to an envelope which has more context clue questions, QR
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Cooperative Learning
$4.00
108 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.38 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This QR Code activity provides students with a fun and interactive way to access and practice utilizing important features in expository text. The lesson begins with an explanation of what organizational features exist in expository (non-fiction)
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
$3.00
96 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (1.35 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This Monkey's Paw Pack really packs a CCSS punch! This lesson provides a link to an engaging and compelling 29 minute video of The Monkey's Paw story by W. W. Jacobs. http://vimeo.com/20009303 The companion worksheet focuses on the mood of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Video Files
CCSS:
RL.5.3, RL.5.9, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.7
$3.50
55 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.67 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This crime scene activity involves a crime, suspects, evidence and an evidence collection packet for students. Students have an opportunity to exercise those important CCLS skills of evaluating evidence with this engaging lesson. Included in this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Simulations
$6.00
89 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.95 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This product provides a complete step by step guide for students on argumentative writing. Each page is a worksheet and practice examples on the following terms as coined by
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans
$5.99
56 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.59 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
On sale this weekend ONLY for #TPTFLOCK18 This worksheet is based on a FASCINATING animated video titled Alma: Vimeo Youtube  Your students will be RIVETED by this film!! This wordless video is a 5 minute story about a girl in a mysterious doll
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Instructional Technology, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Video Files
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.5
$3.00
84 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.24 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This product is designed as a cooperative learning station unit for Ancient India. Students travel through 5 stations featuring: Early Harrappan Civilization (Mohenjo Daro) Buddhism (video) Buddhism (interactive website) Hinduism (interactive
Subjects:
Ancient History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Cooperative Learning
$4.50
64 ratings
3.8
Digital Download ZIP (0.68 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This cute little bulletin board set will remind students of the VERY popular Minecraft game....only it says Mind Craft! Suitable for 36 - 48 inch bulletin boards, these full color printable images can be cut out and pieced together to say "Our
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Clip Art
$3.99
52 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.58 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This is an instructional tool to introduce students to the concept of etymology (word origin). Students will learn that 60% of the words in the English Language come from Greek/Latin roots and that there are powerful decoding skills that come from
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
CCSS:
L.5.4b, L.5.4c, L.6.4b, L.6.4c, L.7.4b, L.7.4c, L.8.4b, L.8.4c
$3.00
37 ratings
3.9
Digital Download DOCX (0.48 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
Have your students practice their predicting skills while integrating technology! This QR Code Scavenger hunt is designed to be used with a Wifi enabled device with a QR code scanning app. Each question leads to a website that features a reading
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Computer Science - Technology, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Internet Activities
$3.50
55 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.25 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This lesson introduces the concept of connotative meaning (connotation) versus denotative meanings (denotation) to words. This print and go resource provides a word sort activity, a cloze activity as well as an activity that asks students to look up
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
CCSS:
RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RI.6.4, RI.7.4, RI.8.4
$3.25
44 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (0.91 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
Studying Ancient Mesopotamia? Try student directed learning!!! Have students guide their own learning through the creation of the "Iraq Look Back" Newsletter!! Students edit the Iraq Look Back newsletter by reading a resource packet about
Subjects:
Ancient History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects
$6.00
44 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (5.98 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This scavenger hunt features a five reading passages that students must read and identify the main idea presented by the author. They do this by scanning a QR code and reading the passage. Student then visit a QR code envelope and scan the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Cooperative Learning
$3.50
57 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.48 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This worksheet is based on a COMPELLING animated short video titled Dreamgiver: https://vimeo.com/36833415. Your students will be MESMERIZED by this film!!This wordless video is a 6 minute story. A group of orphans sleep peacefully in an orphanage.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Short Stories
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
$3.50
49 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.27 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This Scavenger Hunt allows students to practice the valuable skill of inferring while having fun! Students 'scan' a QR code to get their statement that they have to make inferences from. Statements include Inferring emotion, inferring story
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Cooperative Learning
$3.50
62 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (4.66 MB)
By Using Your Smarticles
This product is a companion sheet for the video Lighthouse:  http://vimeo.com/21910518. This charming video features a tiny village on an island watched over by the protective beacon of a lighthouse when suddenly a problem arises. This 3 minute
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.5
$1.00
50 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.40 MB)
showing 1-20 of 173

Ratings

Digital Items
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
3.9
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:

4.0
Total:
2,874 total vote(s)
Ask Using Your Smarticles a question. They will receive an automated email and will return to answer you as soon as possible. Please Login to ask your question.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been a teacher for 14+ years and have always taught the sixth grade. Prior to teaching I worked in the health insurance industry as a Marketing Representative. I love integrating technology into the curriculum as much as possible. My blog: yoursmarticles.blogspot.com focuses on strategies for technology integration. Through conferences, seminars and training sessions I share my experience with other teachers as much as possible!

MY TEACHING STYLE

Unquestionably my teaching style is student-centered. Student inquiry and project based activities are my strengths coupled with technology integration.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2018 NYS Teacher of the Year Finalist Certified BrainPop Educator Apple Teacher Google Certified Teacher Level 2 Lee Bryant Outstanding Technology Teacher of the year 2014-2015 Published in 2013 NYSMSA'S In Transitions journal Published in AMLE Magazine Published iBook on Student ENgagement Presenter at ISTE, NYSMA, NYSCATE and many other conferences on technology integration Author of Yoursmarticles.blogspot.com

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

1991 Graduated from Michigan State University 2001 Obtained Masters Degree and teaching certificate PRE-K through 6 60+ hours above masters credit

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Mother of 3 sons (and a charming cavalier spaniel), runner and ice hockey player. I love my job and put all of my energy into doing what's best for students.

Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up