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I have taught at both the elementary and high school levels. I also homeschooled my own children for seven years. I have taught high school English and SAT/ACT prep courses. I have also taught English as a Second Language for several years at schools in France, Hungary, and Slovakia.

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I have taught at both the elementary and high school levels. I also homeschooled my own children for seven years. I have taught high school English and SAT/ACT prep courses. I have also taught English as a Second Language for several years at schools in France, Hungary, and Slovakia.
Hungary
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Hungary

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Hungary This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in a different country, compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a girl named Marta who lives in Hungary. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about Hungary 2. A 2 page letter from Marta that describes her life in Hungary 3. Facts about Hungary and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. Design a Hungarian Dress 7. Create a Hungarian Pepper 8. Postcard Writing Activity 9. Hungary Writing Activity 10. Hungarian Phrases 11. Crossword Puzzle about Hungary 12. Create a Hungarian Quilt 13. Similarities and Differences Organizer and Writing Activity All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
Netherlands
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Netherlands

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Netherlands, This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in Netherlands compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a girl named Lieke who lives in the country of the Netherlands. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about the Netherlands 2. A 2 page letter from Lieke that describes his life in the Netherlands 3. Facts about the Netherlands and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. Make a Windmill 7. Create a Tulip Garden 8. Color a Windmill 9. Postcard Writing Activity 10. Tulip Writing Activity 11. Basic Dutch Phrases 12. Crossword Puzzle about the Netherlands 13. Similarities and Differences Organizer and Writing Activity 14. All About the Netherlands All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
Figurative Language
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Figurative Language

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Figurative Language - Close Reading In this packet you will find reading passages that cover these figurative language types: clichés, alliterations, onomatopoeias, assonances, metaphors, personifications, idioms, hyperboles, and similes. Included are six original stories that exhibit all of these types of figurative language. There are 6 activities that go with each original story. Works great for 4th through 8th grades. All artwork is original and created by myself. Thanks for stopping by my store, Yvonne Crawford
Scotland Country Study
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Scotland Country Study

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Scotland, This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in a different country, compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a boy named Hamish who lives in the country of Scotland. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about Scotland 2. A 2 page letter from Hamish that describes his life in Scotland 3. Facts about Scotland and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. Make a Scottish Mobile 7. Create a Scottish Sheep 8. Color a Scottish Boy 9. Life on a Sheep Farm Writing Activity 10. Scottish Phrases 11. Crossword Puzzle about Scotland 12. Similarities and Differences Organizer and Writing Activity Check out these other countries from the same series of This Kid's Life: Bundle of all Countries - includes a big discount! China France Germany Japan Mexico Italy India Canada Norway Russia Ireland Brazil England Australia Saudi Arabia Spain South Korea Thailand Morocco New Zealand Netherlands Argentina Peru Ukraine Portugal Finland Tunisia Kenya Puerto Rico Israel Greece Chile Antarctica Egypt United States Switzerland Hungary Columbia Belgium Wales Venezuela Turkey Dominican Republic Guatemala Costa Rica Cuba All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford Total Pages 22 Answer Key N/A Teaching Duration N/A
France
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France, This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in a different country, compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a boy named Louis who lives in the country of France. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about France 2. A letter from Louis that describes his life in France 3. Facts about France and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. Poisson d'Avril (Fish of April) Lesson and Activity 7. Make Your Own Paper Beret Activity 8. Design Your Own Pastry Activity 9. Postcard Writing Activity 10. If I had Wednesdays off from school...Writing Activity 11. Basic French Phrases 12. Crossword Puzzle for Basic French Phrases 13. France Writing Activity and Graphic Organizer 14. All about France Printable Check out these other countries from the same series of This Kid's Life: Bundle of all Countries - includes a big discount! China France Germany Japan Mexico Italy India Canada Norway Russia Ireland Brazil England Australia Saudi Arabia Spain South Korea Thailand Morocco New Zealand Netherlands Argentina Peru Ukraine Portugal Finland Tunisia Kenya Scotland Puerto Rico Israel Greece Chile Antarctica Egypt United States Switzerland Hungary Colombia Belgium Wales Venezuela Turkey Dominican Republic Guatemala Costa Rica Cuba Sweden Tanzania Madagascar Ethiopia Poland Pakistan Slovakia Iceland Austria All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
Kenya
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Kenya, This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in Kenya compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a boy named Gitonga who lives in the country of Kenya. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about Kenya 2. A 2 page letter from Gitonga that describes his life in Kenya 3. Facts about Kenya and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. Make an African Maasai Necklace 7. Create a Kenyan Flag 8. Color a Kenyan Boy 9. Life Without Running Water Writing Activity 10. Basic Swahili Phrases 11. Crossword Puzzle about Kenya 12. Similarities and Differences Organizer and Writing Activity All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
Poland
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Poland

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Poland This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in a different country, compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a girl named Ola who lives in Poland. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about Poland 2. A 2 page letter from Ola that describes her life in Poland 3. Facts about Poland and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. Create Polish Paper Art 7. Make Stained Glass Tissue Paper Polish Eggs 8. Postcard Writing Activity 9. Poland Writing Activity 10. Polish Phrases 11. Crossword Puzzle about Poland 12. Similarities and Differences Organizer and Writing Activity All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
Belgium
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Belgium

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Belgium This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in a different country, compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a girl named Jana who lives in Belgium. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about Belgium 2. A 2 page letter from Jana that describes her life in Belgium 3. Facts about Belgium and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. Create a Belgian windmill 7. Make a Belgian Doll 8. Postcard Writing Activity 9. Belgium Writing Activity 10. Flemish Phrases 11. Crossword Puzzle about Belgium 12. Similarities and Differences Organizer and Writing Activity All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
Fact or Opinion Task Cards
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Fact or Opinion Task Cards

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Fact or Opinion Task Cards (60 task cards) is a book filled with cards that you can use to create fun activities. They can be used in your language arts centers or workstations. They can also be used as an activity for early finishers. This book includes 60 different task cards for practicing identifying and creating facts and opinions. In this book you will find six different units, each featuring ten task cards for your students to complete. Each unit features a scenario sheet that you can use to introduce the scenario to your class. The task card units include: Selecting the fact from the sentences - Around the World themed Selecting the opinion from the sentences - Famous People themed Selecting if a sentence is a fact or opinion Selecting if a sentence is a fact or opinion (#2) Creating opinions Creating facts Answer keys are provided in this booklet. All graphics are original and created by myself. Thanks for visiting my store, Yvonne Crawford
Argentina
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Argentina

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Argentina, This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in Argentina compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a boy named Santiago who lives in the country of Argentina. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about Argentina 2. A 2 page letter from Santiago that describes his life in Argentina 3. Facts about Argentina and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. Make a La Boca Collage 7. Create an Argentinian Butterfly 8. Create a Flag Activity 9. Postcard Writing Activity 10. Bilingual Life Writing Activity 11. Basic Spanish Phrases 12. Crossword Puzzle about Argentina 13. Similarities and Differences Organizer and Writing Activity All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
Easter in Spanish - vocabulary sheets, printables, matching game
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Easter in Spanish - vocabulary sheets, printables, matching game

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Easter in Spanish is a booklet that focuses on the names of different Easter items in Spanish. Included: 11 full color pages of Easter vocabulary with a pronunciation guide for your students 6 worksheets to reinforce the vocabulary words 4 copywork pages (manuscript and cursive) 1 matching game 1 completion certificate All artwork is original and created by myself. Thanks for visiting my store, Yvonne Crawford
Mexico
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Mexico, This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in Mexico compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a girl named Maria who lives in the country of Mexico. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about Mexico 2. A 2 page letter from Maria that describes her life in Mexico 3. Facts about Mexico and discussion questions 4. Mexico Word Search Puzzle 5. Mexico Secret Code Puzzle 6. Mexican Flag Activity 7. Make Mexican Maracas Activity 8. Make a Piñata Activity 9. Postcard Writing Activity 10. How Can I Help? Writing Activity 11. Basic Spanish Phrases 12. Crossword Puzzle about Mexico 13. Design Your Own Sombrero Activity 14. Similarities and Differences Organizer and Writing Activity 15. Coloring Page 16. All About Mexico Page I hope your students enjoy my Mexico packet! Check out these other countries from the same series of This Kid's Life: Bundle of all Countries - includes a big discount! China France Germany Japan Mexico Italy India Canada Norway Russia Ireland Brazil England Australia Saudi Arabia Spain South Korea Thailand Morocco New Zealand Netherlands Argentina Peru Ukraine Portugal Finland Tunisia Kenya Scotland Puerto Rico Israel Greece Chile Antarctica Egypt United States Switzerland Hungary Colombia Belgium Wales Venezuela Turkey Dominican Republic Guatemala Costa Rica Cuba Sweden Tanzania Madagascar Ethiopia Poland Pakistan Slovakia Iceland Austria All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
Halloween Reading
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Halloween Reading

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Halloween Reading Passages - Close Reading Passages contains four stories for your students to read, contemplate, and discuss for the the month of October and the arrival of Halloween in the fall. In this product you will find: A Discussion Guide to help you lead a discussion about the stories with your students. A Close Reading Short Stories handout to help your students read and comprehend each text. Four three-page stories, including vocabulary to look up and learn, questions for contemplation and discussion, and a space for taking notes. A New Word Log for students to use to keep track of the new words they have learned through these stories. Stories included: The Halloween Party The Pumpkin Patch The Witch's Dance The Costume Crisis Close Reading is a central focus of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Students learn to immerse themselves in the text, think about what the author is saying, and pick out important details in the text in a methodical way. I really appreciate your purchase, and I hope your students enjoy the stories! Have a spooky Halloween and a wonderful autumn season! Check my other close reading packets: Back to School Reading Passages - Close Reading Halloween Reading Passages - Close Reading Thanksgiving Reading Passages - Close Reading Christmas Reading Passages - Close Reading Martin Luther King, Jr. Reading Passages - Close Reading Valentine's Day Reading Passages - Close Reading St. Patrick's Day Reading Passages - Close Reading Easter Reading Passages - Close Reading Earth Day Reading Passages - Close Reading End of the Year Reading Passages - Close Reading All graphics are original and created by myself. Thanks for stopping by my store, Yvonne Crawford Total Pages 32 Answer Key N/A Teaching Duration N/A
India
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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION India, This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in a different country, compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a girl named Anika who lives in the country of India. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about India 2. A 2 page letter from Anika that describes her life in India 3. Facts about India and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. 3D India Circle Flag 7. Make an Elephant Puppet Activity 8. Henna Hand Cut-out Activity 9. Postcard Writing Activity 10. If I Had to Ride a Train for Over One Day... Writing Activity 11. Basic Hindi Phrases 12. Crossword Puzzle about India 13. Saffron Information and Coloring Sheet 14. Similarities and Differences Organizer and Writing Activity Check out these other countries from the same series of This Kid's Life: Bundle of all Countries - includes a big discount! China France Germany Japan Mexico Italy India Canada Norway Russia Ireland Brazil England Australia Saudi Arabia Spain South Korea Thailand Morocco New Zealand Netherlands Argentina Peru Ukraine Portugal Finland Tunisia Kenya Scotland Puerto Rico Israel Greece Chile Antarctica Egypt United States Switzerland Hungary Columbia Belgium Wales Venezuela Turkey Dominican Republic Guatemala Costa Rica Cuba All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford Total Pages 23 Answer Key N/A Teaching Duration N/A
Slovakia
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Slovakia

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Slovakia or the Slovak Republic This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in a different country, compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a girl named Natalia who lives in Slovakia. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about Slovakia 2. A 2 page letter from Natalia that describes her life in Slovakia 3. Facts about Slovakia and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. Create a Slovakian Flag 7. Make a Slovak Art 8. Postcard Writing Activity 9. Slovakia Writing Activity 10. Slovak Phrases 11. Crossword Puzzle about Slovakia 12. Similarities and Differences Organizer and Writing Activity All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
Peru
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Peru

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Peru, This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in Peru compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a girl named Daniela who lives in the country of Peru. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about Peru 2. A 2 page letter from Daniela that describes her life in Peru 3. Facts about Peru and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. Make a Rain Stick 7. Create a Foil Sun 8. Color a Windmill 9. Peruvian Nomad Writing Activity 10. Peru Writing Activity 11. Basic Spanish Phrases 12. Crossword Puzzle about Peru 13. Similarities and Differences Organizer and Writing Activity All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
China
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China, This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in a different country, compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a girl named Li Min who lives in the country of China. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about China 2. A letter from Li Min that describes her life in China 3. Facts about China and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. Chinese New Year Lesson and Activity 7. Make Your Own Peasant Hat Activity 8. Design Your Own Rice Dish Activity 9. Postcard Writing Activity 10. If I had to go to school on Saturdays...Writing Activity 11. Basic Chinese Phrases 12. Crossword Puzzle about China 13. Dragon Activity 14. Lantern Graphic Organizer and Writing Sheet 15. All about China This packet is perfect for celebrating Chinese New Year and for any time of the year when you want to give your students more insight into China. Check out these other countries from the same series of This Kid's Life: Bundle of all Countries - includes a big discount! China France Germany Japan Mexico Italy India Canada Norway Russia Ireland Brazil England Australia Saudi Arabia Spain South Korea Thailand Morocco New Zealand Netherlands Argentina Peru Ukraine Portugal Finland Tunisia Kenya Scotland Puerto Rico Israel Greece Chile Antarctica Egypt United States Switzerland Hungary Colombia Belgium Wales Venezuela Turkey Dominican Republic Guatemala Costa Rica Cuba Sweden Tanzania Madagascar Ethiopia Poland Pakistan Slovakia Iceland Austria All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
New Zealand
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New Zealand, This Kid's Life is a booklet that focuses on how a child lives daily life in New Zealand compared to how people live in their own country. This particular book tracks the life of a girl named Charlotte who lives in the country of New Zealand. Included: 1. A pre-test to see what your students know about New Zealand 2. A 2 page letter from Charlotte that describes her life in New Zealand 3. Facts about New Zealand and discussion questions 4. Word Search Puzzle 5. Secret Code Puzzle 6. Make a Kiwi 7. Create a Maori Tattoo Mask 8. Color a New Zealand Girl 9. Postcard Writing Activity 10. New Zealand Life Writing Activity 11. New Zealand Slang Phrases 12. Crossword Puzzle about New Zealand 13. Similarities and Differences Organizer and Writing Activity All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
Interactive Addition Activity: Build a Spaceship
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Interactive Addition Activity: Build a Spaceship

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Interactive Addition Activity: Build a Spaceship is a fun and easy craft for your children or students to put together and either paste in their math journals or hang up as a decoration on the wall of the classroom. Cut out the parts of a spaceship and piece them together, then add up the numbers in each spaceship part to come up with a sum to enter into the tailpiece of the spaceship. The spaceship parts can contain easy (single digit) or challenging (double digit) numbers, and can be printed out in color or in black and white so that your students can complete the coloring themselves. And it's Common Core State Standards (CCSS) aligned. I hope you and your students enjoy this math craft! All graphics are original and created by myself. Thanks for stopping by my store, Yvonne Crawford
April Fools' Day Math Journal Prompts
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April Fools' Day Math Journal Prompts

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April Fools' Day Math Journal Prompts is a fun and free way to recognize April Fools' Day in your classroom in late March and early April. A Math Journal is a great way to promote your students' abilities to learn and grow through words, numbers and even drawing. Print and cut out as many prompts as you need for your students. Then, have your students paste them into their math journals. This mini-booklet contains 5 math journal prompts for your students. number writing addition subtraction graphs number writing comparison higher level thinking All artwork is original and created by myself. I hope you enjoy this booklet. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford