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Nicole Hernandez - A Teacher's Idea

Author, Nicole Hernandez is a primary school teacher who has been creating printable resources for the past 6 years. With 24 years teaching experience she completed a B. Ed (Bachelor of Education) majoring in Language Arts and recently graduated with a Masters in Literacy Instruction. Her passion for visual learning is woven into her style through the use of colour and kid-friendly graphics. She always looks for creative ways to make learning both fun and engaging.

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Author, Nicole Hernandez is a primary school teacher who has been creating printable resources for the past 6 years. With 24 years teaching experience she completed a B. Ed (Bachelor of Education) majoring in Language Arts and recently graduated with a Masters in Literacy Instruction. Her passion for visual learning is woven into her style through the use of colour and kid-friendly graphics. She always looks for creative ways to make learning both fun and engaging.
Story Sequencing Cards with Cut and Paste Sheets (3-Step and 4-Step Sequences)
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Story Sequencing Cards with Cut and Paste Sheets (3-Step and 4-Step Sequences)

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Who is this for? These cards are great for the teaching of sequencing and narrative skills. This activity can help students grasp the idea that things happen in an order. Students build and sharpen their logical skills as they study the pictures and put them in order using sequencing words and numbers. What you Get: This set includes 16 stories in 3-step sequencing and 4 storiesin 4-step sequencing. There are sequencing sheets which are a black and white version of the same stories for students to cut out and paste in their notebooks or on colored sheets to show the correct sequence. I also included optional notebook sheets. As an extension they can write a sentence about each picture. The colored cards make a great center activity. The main idea of each story included in this resource are as follows: -Baby refuses noodles -Girl blows balloon -Girl blows candles (birthday cake) -Boy dives in swimming pool -Rabbit pulls carrot -Fireman rescues kitten (stuck in a tree) -Chameleon catches a bug -Dog plays with a pillow -Dog jumps in pool (with the kids) -Boy sleds (down a snowy hill) -Aliens land on a planet -Cat and Dogs (game parody) -Sleeping cat catches mouse -Boy Lights Fireworks -Boy Fishing -Flea jumps into dog -Frog leaps over worm -Girl grooms a dog -Monster destroys building -Girl and Boy playing video games -Man grows a beard -Elf kid finds a treasure chest -Crow eats corn -Chef makes French fries -Gardener makes bush sculpture -Girl ghost scares girl (Halloween) -Boy paints a picture -A Growing Parrot -Wave destroys sandcastle -Santa (Mario, video game parody) How to Use: Simply print, laminate then cut the stories apart. Your students can retell a story using sequencing words or place them in the correct order…
Anti-Bullying Poster FREE
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Anti-Bullying Poster FREE

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Bullying: Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively impose domination over someone intentionally and repeatedly causing another person injury or discomfort. It cannot be tolerated. Here's a poster that I made for my school hall to remind everyone that it hurts and that it is not tolerated at all! © 2014 Nicole Hernandez A Teacher's Idea
Animal Classification Posters - FREE
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Animal Classification Posters - FREE

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Animal Classification: Animal Classification Posters: This collection of six classroom posters is perfect for your bulletin board or science centers. This vintage inspired set shows the following animal groups: * Amphibians * Reptiles * Mammals * Birds * Fish * Invertebrates Each poster has a picture and basic characteristics of the particular group. The posters also indicate vertebrate/invertebrate animal classifications. Enjoy! Nicole
Rights and Responsibilities of a Child Posters and Notebook Size Prints
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Rights and Responsibilities of a Child Posters and Notebook Size Prints

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Just like adults, children also have rights and certain responsibilities that come with them. These printables highlight 12 of the rights and responsibilities explained in the UN Charter. I created these posters with kid-friendly graphics and simple sentences to make a clear distinction between both terms. There are 12 Rights and Responsibilities that come in black and white and color. These posters work well as notebook pages or anchor charts for social studies or character education lessons. I included mini version for you to use as reading cards also. This set works well with Children’s Day which is recognised on various days in many places around the world, with Universal Children’s day celebrations or it can be used all year round to enhance social skills.
The Nativity Story Mini Book
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The Nativity Story Mini Book

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Christmas A perfect first book of the Nativity; simply told and beautifully illustrated. This mini book is a simple introduction to the Christmas story created for your kiddos. Both the colored and the black and white versions are a perfect addition to any lesson or theme about Christmas. Through clear, simple language this story is told and your kiddos can follow along with you. This book is great for guided reading activities as some of the words might be difficult for emerging readers. Simply print, cut and assemble. ***Colored and Black and White version included in this purchase***
Superhero Behaviour Clip Chart System (Version 5)
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Superhero Behaviour Clip Chart System (Version 5)

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This is a superhero kids theme behaviour clip chart system for elementary classrooms. These are great for setting expectations with students and help to motivate them to improve their behaviour along with positive incentives and rewards. This set can be used to supplement any behaviour modification approach and also adds colour and pizzazz to any elementary classroom. To use this resource all you do is print and laminate each page. You will need one clothespin for each student which can be moved up and down depending on individual student’s behaviour. This Behavior Chart system displays the following behavior messages: Pink --> Outstanding Purple -->Great Choices Blue --> Good Choices Green --> Respectful, Responsible, Read to Learn Yellow --> Caution Orange --> Stop and Think Red --> Improvement Needed
Homonyms | Homographs | Multiple Meaning Words - Word Cards with Dual Pictures
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Homonyms | Homographs | Multiple Meaning Words - Word Cards with Dual Pictures

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** Fishing for Multiple Meanings** is the perfect addition to your literacy centers for both word work and writing focus. This handy set of 135 dual picture cards can be used to spark sentence writing and for your Homonyms | Homographs | Multiple Meaning Words unit. These words represent some of the many common words that can be used in different context. With multiple meaning words the spelling is the same and pronunciation are the same. However, some pronunciations may vary slightly. I included two graphic organizers for extended writing purposes.
Ordinal Numbers - Kid Friendly Car Posters {First to Tenth}
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Ordinal Numbers - Kid Friendly Car Posters {First to Tenth}

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Ordinal Numbers This is a set of 10 posters to help reinforce the concept of ordinal numbers. These bright and colorful posters are perfect for any classroom and they can be used as flashcards if you wish. Included in this file are the following: 1 set of ordinal number posters (1st to 10th only) 1 set of pocket chart cards (1st to 10th) 1 set of ordinal number word cards (1st to 10th) 1 set of wristbands (1st to 10th) Simply print and laminate the posters and cards that you wish. For the wristbands simply print, cut then give each student a wristband to color the appropriate car. You may allow them to organize themselves in the correct order using the wristbands to guide them.
Cause and Effect Worksheets and Sorting Cards
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Cause and Effect Worksheets and Sorting Cards

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Cause and Effect Worksheets Your students will identify causes and corresponding effects in this activity. There are two story cards for each story. One of the pictures is a cause and the other is an effect. These fun cards are a great literacy center warm-up for Cause and Effect units or for writing activities. The worksheets are great fillers as homework or for practice in identifying this very difficult skill. You might also be interested in: Cause and Effect BUDDIES {Activities and Posters} ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ I pride myself on creating quality resources for teachers and students alike. Every effort has been made to make this resource error free. Should you find a mistake please let me know in the "Ask a Question" section or email me prior to feedback and I will quickly fix it. You can then redownload the corrected version for free! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ All Rights Reserved by © Nicole Hernandez . This product is to be used by the original downloader ONLY. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. No part of this resource maybe posted on a blog (personal or commercial), webpage/site, server, or other location that is accessible by multiple people. Violations of this notice are subject to the penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. Thank you for respecting my work!
Alphabet - Letter Writing Starter Sheets (From A to Z)
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Alphabet - Letter Writing Starter Sheets (From A to Z)

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Letter Writing: Are you looking for alphabet writing sheets, tracing mats and playdough learning mats? Well you have found just that! These writing sheets were created with versatility in mind. You can print and laminate sheets to work in any of the three ways outlined above. Another option is to print and tie sheets together using punched holes then place in your early writing centers. All your kids will need to do is use the dots as a guide to begin writing each letter, getting as close as possible to the lines for uniformity. ***************************************************************************** You might also be interested in: Number Writing Starter Sheets (1 to 10). Letters - Formation Visual Aids. These are a handy set of printables that serve as visual cues and reminds of the formation of letters for your beginning writers using the giraffe, chicken and monkey method. Alphabet Writing - {Visual Clue Posters and Cards}. These were created and inspired by my 5 year olds who showed some difficulty with the formation of letters. These are an enhancement to the sketches and visual images that I drew on the whiteboard to help them remember the directions and start points.
Positive and Negative Behaviour Cards Sorting Activity and Poster
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Positive and Negative Behaviour Cards Sorting Activity and Poster

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Classroom Rules This is a set of both positive and negative classroom behaviour sorting cards that can double up to create a reminder poster for young students. This is a way for them to recognize acceptable and unacceptable behaviours and to keep their behaviour in check. The cards can be used over and over or they can be permanently mounted either on the teacher’s desk facing the students or on the classroom wall or door. The teacher may choose to discuss each scenario depicted while students get an opportunity to place each one where they belong. For the wall option coloured ribbons can be used (red and blue) preferably to reflect the choices. All Rights Reserved by © 2012-2018 Nicole Hernandez
Punctuation Posters - {Reading Stop Signs and Voice Visual Display}
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Punctuation Posters - {Reading Stop Signs and Voice Visual Display}

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Punctuation Punctuation Marks act like traffic signs and stop lights in reading. They tell us when to stop, pause and how to use our voice to signal to our listeners when we are telling, asking or really excited when we read aloud. I created these posters that can be used to help students to connect punctuation marks with voice and to build reading fluency. They highlight the Reading Stop Signs: the period, exclamation mark and the question mark only. I pride myself on creating quality resources for teachers and students alike. Every effort has been made to make this resource error free. Should you find a mistake please let me know in the "Ask a Question" section or email me prior to feedback and I will quickly fix it. You can then redownload the corrected version for free! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ All Rights Reserved by © Nicole Hernandez . This product is to be used by the original downloader ONLY. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. No part of this resource maybe posted on a blog (personal or commercial), webpage/site, server, or other location that is accessible by multiple people. Violations of this notice are subject to the penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. Thank you for respecting my work!
Conjunction Posters - Coordinating Conjunctions {FANBOYS}
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Conjunction Posters - Coordinating Conjunctions {FANBOYS}

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FANBOYS Join words phrases and clauses using the coordinators (mnemonic FANBOYS). Students can use these posters to help memorize coordinating conjunctions so that they will not forget them! They are: F = for A = and N = nor B = but O = or Y = yet S = so Each poster bears the coordinating conjunction with an illustration of a boy (named) and an example for easy reference. These are great for bulletin boards or literacy centers all through the year. This set includes posters ONLY! Check my store for other conjunction resources.
Phonics Sound Posters - The 42 Main Sounds of English
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Phonics Sound Posters - The 42 Main Sounds of English

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Phonics Posters These are the 42 primary phonemes in English represented by a letter or sequence of letters and organized into the following 7 groups, to make it easier to teach and learn the letter sounds. SOUND SETS #1 = s, a, t, i, p, n SOUND SETS #2 = c, k, e, h, r, m, d SOUND SETS #3 = g, o, u, l, f, b SOUND SETS #4 = ai, j, oa, ie, ee, or SOUND SETS #5 = z, w, ng, v, oo (short) , oo (long) SOUND SETS #6 = y, x, ch, sh, th (voiced), th unvoiced) SOUND SETS #7 = qu, ou, oi, ue, er, ar These large posters begin with the easiest single letter-sound grapheme/phoneme) correspondences and end with the more difficult letter combinations. I also included a black and white version for coloring activities or for printing on colored sheets for inserting in student work folders. I pride myself on creating quality resources for teachers and students alike. Every effort has been made to make this resource error free. Should you find a mistake please let me know in the "Ask a Question" section or email me prior to feedback and I will quickly fix it. You can then redownload the corrected version for free! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ All Rights Reserved by © Nicole Hernandez . This product is to be used by the original downloader ONLY. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. No part of this resource maybe posted on a blog (personal or commercial), webpage/site, server, or other location that is accessible by multiple people. Violations of this notice are subject to the penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. Thank you for respecting my work!
Active and Passive Voice Anchor Charts - Verbs Have a Voice Too!
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Active and Passive Voice Anchor Charts - Verbs Have a Voice Too!

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Active and Passive Voice: These anchor charts, student interactive notebook sheets and center activity focus on active and passive voice for your students. Included in this learning pack are: 7 anchor charts (along with a mini-version for student notebooks colored only) 1 centre activity (48 cards and a re-writeable sheet) for group or individual practice. student interactive notebook sheets I pride myself on creating quality resources for teachers and students alike. Every effort has been made to make this resource error free. Should you find a mistake please let me know in the “Ask a Question” section or email me prior to feedback and I will quickly fix it. You can then redownload the corrected version for free! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ All Rights Reserved by © Nicole Hernandez . This product is to be used by the original downloader ONLY. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. No part of this resource maybe posted on a blog (personal or commercial), webpage/site, server, or other location that is accessible by multiple people. Violations of this notice are subject to the penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. Thank you for respecting my work!
Sentence Writing - Stretch a Sentence Using the 5Ws + H
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Sentence Writing - Stretch a Sentence Using the 5Ws + H

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In this resource your students will have fun stretching sentences. These sentence building worksheets can help them to write more details, thus expanding sentences in writing using the 5 W’s + 1 H. What are the 5 W’s and 1 H? They are the Who, What, Where, When, Why and How of reading comprehension and writing. I. I included the following printables: 6 posters 1 planning sheet formatted in color and black n white A suggested simple sentence list 6 5 W’s +1 H word cards 50 writing cards for your students to practice. Simply print and laminate the bordered cards for students to write on with dry erase markers. The borderless cards may be given to students as worksheets for independent work. I pride myself on creating quality resources for teachers and students alike. Every effort has been made to make this resource error free. Should you find a mistake please let me know in the “Ask a Question” section or email me prior to feedback and I will quickly fix it. You can then redownload the corrected version for free! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ All Rights Reserved by © Nicole Hernandez . This product is to be used by the original downloader ONLY. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. No part of this resource maybe posted on a blog (personal or commercial), webpage/site, server, or other location that is accessible by multiple people. Violations of this notice are subject to the penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. Thank you for respecting my work!
Early Finishers - PICTURE COMPLETION - Symmetry Drawing Sheets
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Early Finishers - PICTURE COMPLETION - Symmetry Drawing Sheets

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Early Finishers Here is a set of drawing sheets in which your kiddos will have to use the squares to complete the other half of the picture then color. This free resource contains picture sheets that are differentiated as 4 x 5 grids and also 7 x 9 grids for a little more challenge. ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ I pride myself on creating quality resources for teachers and students alike. Every effort has been made to make this resource error free. Should you find a mistake please let me know in the "Ask a Question" section or email me prior to feedback and I will quickly fix it. You can then redownload the corrected version for free! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ All Rights Reserved by © Nicole Hernandez . This product is to be used by the original downloader ONLY. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. No part of this resource maybe posted on a blog (personal or commercial), webpage/site, server, or other location that is accessible by multiple people. Violations of this notice are subject to the penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. Thank you for respecting my work!
Number Properties - Distributive, Associative, Commutative BUNDLE
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Number Properties - Distributive, Associative, Commutative BUNDLE

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Number Properties - Distributive, Associative, Commutative This is an excellent way of introducing the concepts as a way for student to get the meaning of these number properties. Distributive, Associative, Commutative printables are bundled together for convenience as a special request so I am making it available to you. These can be used as posters or they can be used as notebook pages when you want your students to get the gist of the idea about the number properties. You can get them individually in the links below: I pride myself on creating quality resources for teachers and students alike. Every effort has been made to make this resource error free. Should you find a mistake please let me know in the “Ask a Question” section or email me prior to feedback and I will quickly fix it. You can then redownload the corrected version for free! Your feedback is greatly appreciated. ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ ⚊ All Rights Reserved by © Nicole Hernandez . This product is to be used by the original downloader ONLY. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. No part of this resource maybe posted on a blog (personal or commercial), webpage/site, server, or other location that is accessible by multiple people. Violations of this notice are subject to the penalties of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY. Thank you for respecting my work!