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"The Legend of Mulan" is a story of a woman warrior from Ancient China. Hua Mulan lived during China's Southern and Northern Dynasties (589-420 B.C.) This is a beautiful story about a woman who was brave enough to do what she felt was right for her
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Cultural Activities
$3.80
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Jane Goodall is a world-renowned primatologist and conservationist. In July of 2015, she celebrated her 55 years of pioneering research with wild chimpanzees along with the Wildlifedirect CEO at the Gombe National Park. With this 14-page reading,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.80
22 ratings
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Non-fiction, High-Interest Informational Text and for Close Reading. Updated 1/6/2017.Great story on Entrepreneurship. How ideas can turn into a business. A creative activity on "Imagine you are starting a business." One of the sections is on
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies - History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.5, RI.4.6, RI.4.7, RI.4.8, RI.4.9, RI.4.10
$3.50
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By Watercolors
Onomatopoeia-Country and City Sounds with an original rhyming Onomatopoeia Poem. This comprehensive unit consists of 21 pages, filled to the brim with lots of sound words and illustrations, practices to use the sound words, poem, comic strip writing
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.50
11 ratings
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By Watercolors
Speaking, Listening and Writing Activities:-Children love to re-tell stories to their parents, siblings, and friends. They enjoy listening to folk tales and other fiction during their play time or in class. From this perspective, I have compiled
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Short Stories
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
CCRA.W.3, CCRA.SL.4, CCRA.SL.6
$3.50
6 ratings
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Hokusai's artwork was most recently featured at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston from April to August in 2015. He is a famous Japanese Artist and it started with his early stamp print art. In this packet, there is a description of his life and
Subjects:
Reading, Art History, Visual Arts
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Projects, Activities
$3.50
2 ratings
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"Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?" by Eric Carle is a wonderful book about colors. In this colorful packet, the children learn the names of colors and animals, apply it to the real world around them and learn the question sentence pattern.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.20
1 rating
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The Little Red Hen is a wonderful story about "Many hands make light work." This story will come in handy to talk about how each person can do their part in preparing for class projects, team work, family gatherings, fundraising or group projects.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, General Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10
$3.20
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This packet is designed for Pre-K to K students to reinforce their letter recognition, phonic skills, blending, and basic Math skills. There are 22 pages of skill practices and 2 pages of assessment. The activities and practices are written to
Subjects:
Reading, Arithmetic, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$2.00
3 ratings
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This is a list of 28 words on the short e vowel consisting of CVC and CVCC like pet, vet, set, ten, net, bed, sled, tell, sell, well, etc. There are two decodable short e-stories, Jen's New Pet and Meg's Red Pen. There are twelve questions (answers
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.60
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There are three sets of reading material in this packet with lots of practices on the first sounds for the -at words. It is made up of the Early Reader, Emergent Reader, and Sight Words with interactive features indicated on the page. It is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$1.60
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Have a head start in Skip Count. Skip Count helps in counting things quickly and also to learn multiplication tables more easily.You can print and laminate the pages. The child can use an erasable maker to work on the questions. Throw a party or
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Numbers
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Printables
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Firecrackers, spring festival gala shows, reunion dinner, shopping and dining are part and parcel of the celebration of Chinese New Year or the Lunar New Year! It is the largest event that is celebrated in many Asian countries and China towns
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.3.4, RI.3.6, RI.3.8, RI.3.9, RI.3.10, RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3...
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Sweet pastries, Sugary pies, Syrupy pancakes, a Pleasing aroma, Fragrant scent, Delightful desserts, a Winsome smile are some examples of how to use the various shades of meaning for "sweet." This packet is creatively designed to help students think
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.00
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This is a comprehensive package to teach beginners in learning how to say, read and write numbers 1 to 20 including zero in Chinese characters and pin yin. The writing for numbers in Chinese is simple and easy to learn. It is great for Math concepts
Subjects:
Numbers, Chinese, Handwriting
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
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This packet is designed for Pre-K to K students to reinforce their letter recognition, phonic skills, blending, and basic Math skills. There are 22 pages of skill practices and 2 pages of assessments. The activities and practices are written to
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
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The "Three Little Pigs" is a beautiful classic story loved by many children. It has many interesting parts with a good ending. With that in mind, I have created a set of activities to help the child engage, interact and have fun with this
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Short Stories
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
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This Bob Books Set 1 Books 1-4 packet is a new packet filled with 30 different questions and writing activities on phonemic awareness, beginning sounds, vowels found in the booklets. There are some sections for creating their own pictures and
Subjects:
Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Printables
FREE
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This is an add on to the set of reading of the Three Little Pigs. This document consists of 3 pages of ideas of how to make cardboard houses, stick houses, igloos, etc. There are pictures to show the different ideas listed like how to use milk
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Visual Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
FREE
1 rating
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One of the ways for children to step up in their literacy is to expand their vocabulary. Sometimes they struggle to come up with another word besides, 'big' or 'tall'. Synonym Spurs is designed with activities to describe things that fall in these
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Science, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught in public schools, enrichment class in private schools, Sunday school and home school for more than 25 years. I also ran a small boarding school and taught foreign students English so that they can enter the local schools. I home schooled our children and they both got some of the highest scholarships at the University of Arlington. They both did very well in their ACT. I have taught many students from all over the world including China, Indonesia, Singapore, US, Taiwan, Malaysia, Korea and Japan. I enjoy teaching.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style is to make it fun, interactive, hands-on and challenging as well. I believe that the child learns the most when their 5 senses are involved. Take for example the topic on trees. A tree has many parts like a trunk, leaves, branches, flowers, roots, etc. Yet, there are different types of trees like fruit trees and trees for making into things. Let's say, you bring out the apple, orange, banana and a pear and ask them where do they come from. You show them a picture, a book or a you tube clip on an apple tree or banana tree. The child begin to understand his or her world as to where the food comes from and how they grow. Then, they can read books on Johnny Appleseed or "The Giving Tree" and so forth. So there is language arts, science and geography involved. You can draw an apple tree and some apples (cut them up) and do addition and subtraction and make it fun. Go online and learn how to draw trees. Have the child write about their favorite tree and do a research paper on it. It is such an exciting journey when you can stretch your teaching and learning into different dimensions. "Charlotte urges us to give children a regular feeding of ideas through sweeping tales of history, wonderful inventions and discoveries in science, lives of great men and women, stories that radiate the moral life as well as paintings, plays, Psalms, poems, symphonies-and everything else wonderful we can think of. She says these ideas are the children's bread of life." Karen Andreola

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

My awards would be having home schooled our 2 beautiful daughters who are now studying at the University of Texas, Arlington, one on Outstanding Freshman Scholarship and the other on the President Scholarship. Having taught and tutored many students and some are now doctors and lawyers. I am blessed and honored that the Lord has given me talents and desires to educate and help many children attain their potential.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from the Catholic Junior College in Singapore and have gone for training in Early Childhood Education, teaching ESL and other training.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have a great love for reading, drawing and cooking. I have traveled quite a lot and have been to 8 countries in Europe, 8 countries in Asia and many states in the US. I love to travel and try new foods. I have worked as a missionary before and enjoy different cultures and language. I hope to write products that are clear, thorough and creative for the young minds to think and gain knowledge. P.S. We have a lovely pet at home, a cocker spaniel named Tebow.

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