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WELCOME! :) I am a 2nd grade teacher that has a SUNNY and ever so BRIGHT passion for learning! My resources are those that I use in my own classroom. So, I can say with great confidence that these items are elementary tested..and approved! I have a variety of educational resources that vary in content and use. Please check them out...you will not be disappointed!

WELCOME! :) I am a 2nd grade teacher that has a SUNNY and ever so BRIGHT passion for learning! My resources are those that I use in my own classroom. So, I can say with great confidence that these items are elementary tested..and approved! I have a variety of educational resources that vary in content and use. Please check them out...you will not be disappointed!
Research Note Taking Tool
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Research Note Taking Tool

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Looking for a straight-forward, easy to use tool for your students to record research findings? This simple research outline is the perfect find for you! You may use this research and note-taking resource for a variety of different projects...simply have your students write the topic in the topic box and Viola! Research made easy!! Enjoy! :)
Main Idea Cheeseburger Reading Response
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Main Idea Cheeseburger Reading Response

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Looking to take a break from the traditional letter writing reading response? This is a perfect solution! Have your students engage in a creative and unique approach to understanding the main idea of a text through an interactive reading response. This product includes a suggested use page in addition to cheeseburger pieces. Enjoy! :)
Marvelous Mine-craft Inspired Behavior Clip Chart
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Marvelous Mine-craft Inspired Behavior Clip Chart

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Managing classroom & student behavior can be a daunting task. Why not manage effortlessly and in style?? This Mine-craft inspired behavior clip chart is the perfect addition to any classroom. The eye catching designs will surely motivate your students toward positive behavior and give your room a flash of style that your students will surely appreciate! Included are 6 behavior posters accompanied with a construction manual and supply list. ENJOY!!! :)
Harry Potter Themed Writing Paper
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Harry Potter Themed Writing Paper

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This product is perfect for a Harry Potter Reading Unit or those Harry Potter fanatics in your classroom! It includes 5 chevron, Potter-inspired thematic papers with character clip art! Your kids will love, LOVE these papers! Enjoy!
Place Value Mat
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Place Value Mat

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Use this mat while working with base ten blocks and studying place value. Great for showing adding & subtracting 2 digit numbers with regrouping!
Teaching Inferring & Schema!
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Teaching Inferring & Schema!

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Looking to discuss those higher order thinking skills in a unique and creative way? I have the answer for you! This product includes instruction regarding inferring and using schema in the classroom. Teach these concepts in a rather non-traditional way...using trash cans and lint rollers! This packet includes 2 mini-lesson concepts that cover inferring and schema with the following resources: + A how to, supply, and instruction page for teaching trash can inferring + Trash can inferring recording sheets + A mini-anchor chart regarding Making Inferences + A how to, supply, and instruction page for teaching lint rolling schema + Schema strips..with the option to add your own + Schema roller graphic for independent practice This is an engaging and interactive way to talk about these more difficult skills...have fun and enjoy!
Author's Purpose Popcorn Sort
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Author's Purpose Popcorn Sort

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Use this activity as independent practice or a station center exercise. Students read the short prompts and decide the author's purpose by cutting and pasting the popcorn pieces onto the correct popcorn bowl. If your students have reader's workshop notebooks this could be glued within. Enjoy! :)
Procedural & How to Writing Organizer
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Procedural & How to Writing Organizer

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Use this graphic organizer to introduce procedural and how to writing strategies. I chose to use this in my classroom for my students to practice writing the "procedures" portion of lab reports.
Finger Print Record Sheet
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Finger Print Record Sheet

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Create a mystery in your classroom! Use these finger print record sheets to investigate all the unique finger prints out there! Students could paste this sheet into a science journal! Have fun!! :)
All About Arctic Animals: A Cross-Curricular Project
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All About Arctic Animals: A Cross-Curricular Project

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Looking for a back from Christmas break unit for your kiddos? This informational research project will do just the trick! This project is cross-curricular and addresses several content areas of education. Included in this purchase is the following: 1. Writing tools - Research organizers - Informational writing organizers - Sloppy Copy informational writing organizer - Final copy, cute digital papers (with and without clip-art) 2. An interactive science experiment - A supply list and how-to science experiment regarding polar animals - A science lab report organizer for students 3. Foreheads! Game for Arctic Animals - Instructions for game play - Game cards 4. Art activity - A supply and how-to instruction page - Polar bear templates Enjoy!! :)
Question & Hypothesis Match
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Question & Hypothesis Match

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Struggling with teaching questions and hypothesis? I've created this sort-match game that requires students to determine whether a statement is a question or a hypothesis. Then they must match the corresponding statements. After this your students will absolutely questions and hypotheses as they relate to the scientific process! Enjoy! :)
Ground Hog's Day Writing Activity & Geometric Craft
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Ground Hog's Day Writing Activity & Geometric Craft

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Looking for a quick and engaging activity to celebrate ground hog's day? I've got the answer for you! Encourage your students to explore their imagination by taking on the perspective of the ground hog himself! Your students will LOVE the opportunity to design their very own ground hog burrow paired with the chance to write about it! The groundhog craft that goes along with this writing activity showcases geometric shapes, making this learning project cross-curricular! Enjoy!! :)
Author's Purpose Sort
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Author's Purpose Sort

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Use this resource as a workshop station or a whole class practice activity. After reading the prompts students cut and paste the paragraphs into the appropriate author's purpose category on the following sheet. Enjoy! :)
Simple Veteran's Day Craft & Writing Activity
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Simple Veteran's Day Craft & Writing Activity

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This 8 page product offers a simple and engaging way for your students to learn and honor veterans everywhere! The adorable craft and writing templates allow for a cute bulletin board display or hallway artwork. Included in this product is the following: + A how to & supply list + Veteran face, hands, and ear craft template + Veteran hat craft template + Veteran eye craft template + Veteran's Day Writing page ENJOY! :)
Valentine's Day Fact & Opinion Task Cards
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Valentine's Day Fact & Opinion Task Cards

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I've created this fact and opinion practice to work nicely as a reader's workshop daily 5 station activity in addition to resources for a mini lesson. This set includes: 16 valentine's day themed fact & opinion task cards A notebook fold-able Mini Posters for a fact & opinion anchor chart Clue words that help distinguish facts from opinions The cute task cards look great printed in both color and gray-scale. ENJOY!! :)
I Spy Descriptive Writing Activity
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I Spy Descriptive Writing Activity

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Hi all! Ever feel like getting your students to put out descriptive and detailed writing is like pulling teeth? I have the answer! This fun writing activity will motivate students to write like there's no tomorrow! The activity is called "I spy with my little eye." Many are familiar with this game, however, in this case it's a writing activity. Students are to describe in detailed writing a noun that they pull from a bag. Once students have written, they present their writing to their classmates. Their peers are given an opportunity to guess the noun that the student has described. With packet includes: - The cute writing paper - The student writing prompts (list of nouns that students pull from the bag) Your kids will LOVE this engaging activity. Have fun!!!
LET IT GO! Ice Princess Behavior Clip Chart
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LET IT GO! Ice Princess Behavior Clip Chart

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Managing classroom & student behavior can be a daunting task. Why not manage effortlessly and in style?? This frozen inspired behavior clip chart is the perfect addition to any classroom. The eye catching designs will surely motivate your students toward positive behavior and give your room a flash of style that your students will surely appreciate! Included are 6 behavior posters accompanied with a construction manual and supply list. ENJOY!!! :)
Task Card Rubric & Checklist
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Task Card Rubric & Checklist

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I often times use task cards as a reader's response entry when introducing a new topic! A way in which I assess these task card entries is through this Task Card Rubric and Student Checklist. My students know the requirements of reader's response entries. They are asked to use the student checklist before turning in their work to ensure they took the right steps! After turning the response in I use the rubric to evaluate their task card reading response entries. This works great for me!!! Enjoy! :)
Don't Let Pigeon...Fall Craft!
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Don't Let Pigeon...Fall Craft!

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Are your students as into the Pigeon books as my third graders? If so they will love, LOVE this fall inspired craft. As a class, brainstorm ideas that revolve around fall time. Then, encourage your students to explore their creative side with Pigeon in mind. For example, "Don't Let Pigeon Eat a Thanksgiving Feast" or "Don't Let Pigeon Carve Pumpkins" With this craft-ivity students are given an opportunity to write about what Pigeon shouldn't do and create it! This product includes: + A Suggested Use Page + Reference Pictures + Half Sheet Writing Prompt + Pigeon Outline ENJOY! :)
Math At Your Seat Games
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Math At Your Seat Games

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I've created a pack of independent math games students may play quietly at their seats. You may choose to use these games for early finishers or you may want choose to incorporate these interactive math activities into your math workshop framework. The math workshop framework I use includes a "Math at your Seat" rotation. This means that students must work with math independently at their desks. These games encourage students to stay focused and engaged while I'm working with small groups. This packet includes: - A suggested use page - Game instructions page for each game - In & Out (practicing addition, subtraction and or multiplication) - The Race to Fill Space (practicing arrays/area) - Card Equation (practicing addition, subtraction, multiplication, and or division)