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Rachel O Donnell

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I was born in Ireland and grew up in South Africa. I have had a wondefully rich life in terms of experiences, travelling and learning about different cultures. I currently live in Dubai, UAE. My best travel spots so far have been Peru, Prague and Jordan! All of them are must see's! I create engaging and creative resources for early years and primary students.

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I was born in Ireland and grew up in South Africa. I have had a wondefully rich life in terms of experiences, travelling and learning about different cultures. I currently live in Dubai, UAE. My best travel spots so far have been Peru, Prague and Jordan! All of them are must see's! I create engaging and creative resources for early years and primary students.
Division Wheels
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Division Wheels

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Division wheels are a fantastic way to practice addition facts. These can be used as math centers for independent math practice or as support or extension work. They can also be used during small group math instruction. There are two differentiated options included in the pack so you can meet your students needs.
Number Bonds to 10
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Number Bonds to 10

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On My Own Center- This math centrer is designed for independent 'On My Own' practice to develop number facts bonds to 10. In this pack you will receive three versions (Color and BW) for making ten as well as two recap worksheets for pre assessment or to be used as a worksheet for extra practice. The pairs come in a bee, frog and bear theme.
Earth Day
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Earth Day

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Celebrate Earth Day with your class this year. This Earth Day pack is perfect for any age group! There are 130 pages of fun, exciting and engaging activities and research for your kids. Included in this pack is the following: *Information Posters *What is Earth Day *Our Earth *I Can Help *The 3 R's (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) *Research Pages *KWL Chart *Mini Book - Differentiated *Word Wall *Fact or Opinion *Earth Day around the world *Acrostic Poems *Letter Writing *Cause and Effect - differentiated *Magazine Hunt *Recycling labeling *The Earth Flip Book *The Earth Can Has Needs Is *Scrambled Sentences *ABC Order - Differentiated *Read/Write the Room *Noun, Verb, Adjective Sort- differentiated *Word Search *If I Had a Garden *Writing Prompts *Earth Day Word Match *Grow a Plant Word Mat *Planting Seeds- Writing *Home Hunt: Recyclables *Helping at Home *Craft: Earth Day Crown
Nouns Bumper Pack
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Nouns Bumper Pack

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This NOUN bumper pack includes: Literacy Centres Noun picture and word sort Noun literacy center sort Noun detective school hunt Noun Tic Tac Toe Apple Tree Nouns School house nouns Noun boardgame Noun Magazine Hunt Noun reading passage Common and proper noun sort Common and proper noun worksheet Collective noun game Collective noun worksheet
Singular Plural Nouns
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Singular Plural Nouns

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Singular and Plural nouns includes 20 pages of *Anchor Charts with rules *ABC order singular nouns *Singular and Plural Noun Worksheets *Singular and Plural Sort *I have, Who has Singular and Plural Nouns
Number Order Task Cards Differentiated 50 - 100
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Number Order Task Cards Differentiated 50 - 100

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This is a perfect activity for your kiddo's to practice their number order skills. You can use this in may ways to meet each kids needs. In set 1 the cards follow an easier progression where they are all in the same tens group: 65, 63, 62, 64. In set 2 the cards are harder as there are multiple ten groups in a set of cards: 62, 89, 74, 97 This set includes 2 sets of 40 differentiated task cards, 6 different worksheets in ascending and descending order. There are sets in both black and white and color to suit your printing preference. I have included 6 different worksheets as well for further differentiation purposes: 1-10 Ascending order 1-10 Descending Order 1-20 Ascending order 1-20 Descending Order 1-40 Ascending order 1-40 Descending Order
Soft and Hard G Phonics Giraffes
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Soft and Hard G Phonics Giraffes

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This 70 Page Bumper Pack includes: * Anchor Charts * Flash Cards * Build A Giraffe Activity Game * Word Unscramble * Word Sort * Differentiated ABC Order * Word Search * Roll, Color, Read * My Book of Soft G * Original Gerry Giraffe Poem and Comprehension * Differentiated I can read passages * Differentiated Bump * Memory Word Match * Picture Word Match * Differentiated Soft G and Hard G Grid * I have Who has * Syllable Worksheet * Read Write the Room
Number Order Task Cards Differentiated 0 - 50
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Number Order Task Cards Differentiated 0 - 50

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This is a perfect activity for your kiddo's to practice their number order skills. You can use this in may ways to meet each kids needs. In set 1 the cards follow an easier progression where they are all in the same tens group: 15, 13, 12, 14. In set 2 the cards are harder as there are multiple ten groups in a set of cards: 12, 39, 24, 47 This set includes 2 sets of 40 differentiated task cards, 6 different worksheets in ascending and descending order. There are sets in both black and white and color to suit your printing preference. I have included 6 different worksheets as well for further differentiation purposes: 1-10 Ascending order 1-10 Descending Order 1-20 Ascending order 1-20 Descending Order 1-40 Ascending order 1-40 Descending Order
Real and Nonsense Words Space Theme
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Real and Nonsense Words Space Theme

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This Space Themed Real and Nonsense Silly words literacy center is perfect for your kiddos learning to read. They can decode these words using the phonics skills they have been taught or based on their group as this can be differentiated. Included in the pack are real and nonsense words in: CVC Digraphs Vowel Teams Other Vowels Simply print on cardstock or laminate. Black and white is available for easy printing options too!
Pirate Math Year 2
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Pirate Math Year 2

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Arrrghhh you learning all about pirates or do you want to liven up your math centers? With over 100 pages these Year 2 Pirate Math Centers are what you need! Included in the pack are 17 centers with the following Year 2 Pirate Math concepts: Pirate Spin (Place Value) Pirates Loot (Odd and Even) X Marks the Spot (Number Riddles) Measure the Jolly Rodger (Measurement) Anchor Away (Addition NO regrouping) Captain Hook (WITH regrouping) Here Be Treasure (Fractions) Walk the Plank (Perimeter) A Pirates Time for Me! (Time - quarter and time to the 5 minutes) Message in a Bottle (Fact Families - addition, subtraction, division, multiplication) X Marks the Spot (Tallies) Cast Away (Addition and Subtraction) Treasure Chest (Number Order) Ahoy Matey (100 grid) Aarrghh (Addition) Treasure Map (Coordinates) Pirate Treasure (Counting by 10s)
Types of Sentences Task Cards Differentiated
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Types of Sentences Task Cards Differentiated

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These 88 Task Cards are a great way to introduce or reinforce Types of Sentences / Kinds of sentences / Sentence Types: They are differentiated to include 3 levels so that you can challenge, support or meet your learners needs. Task Card Set 1: Picture based: Telling and Asking sentences Task Card Set 2: Statement, Question, Command, Exclamation Task Cards Set 3: Imperative, Declarative, Interrogative, Exclamatory Task Card Set 4: Change the sentence: From Imperative to Interrogative; from Exclamatory to imperative etc.
Pick a Partner Alphabet Pairs
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Pick a Partner Alphabet Pairs

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If you are looking for a fun and easy way to pair your students then this is it! :) These can work for any grade level and will add an element of excitement to your random student groupings and partners. This alphabet pairs partner picking tool can be great to remove that nervous feeling kids sometimes get when they need to pick a partner. Students pick a card such as 'apple' and find their matching partner 'ant'. These two students will now work together on the assigned task. This pack has 52 cards in total. It is designed to be used in pairs but can be used for larger groups such as 3-6 by printing multiple copies. These random student groupings can be used for any classroom activity whether it is reading, math, games or paired work of any kind.
Phonics Resource Beginning Sound Picture Hunt
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Phonics Resource Beginning Sound Picture Hunt

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This is inspired by Jolly Phonics. It includes 26 bubble letters from A - Z and pictures inside. Students need to search for and color the pictures that match the initial sound :) Simply print and go! No fuss :) It follows the progression of initial sounds as below :) S A T I P N C K E H R M D G O U L F B J Z W V Y X Q
Monster Math FS2
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Monster Math FS2

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Boo!!! Ahhhhh! Are you learning all about monsters or do you want to liven up your math centers? These FS2 Monster Math Centers are perfect for your kids. Included in the pack are 18 different math centers covering a range of skills and standards. Included in the pack are the following FS2 monster math stations: Monstrous Mastermind (Counting) Sneaky Scribe (Number Formation) Monster Line (Number Line Missing Numbers) Freaky Fingers (Counting) Monsterriffic (Comparisons) Shape Boo! (Shapes) Scary Shapes (Shape) Tally Hands (Counting) Nom Nom Nom (Number Sense) Odd Monster Out (Odd and Even) Monster Dash (Board Game + and - ) Measure Me (Measurement) Monstrous Numbers (Number Sense) Tissue Munchers (+ and -) Friendly Monsters (Number bonds/ partners to 10) Monster Time! (Time to the hour) Toothy Grin (Ten Frames and number sense) Fill the Grid (100 grid) Roll and Cover (Number)
Split Digraph Sneaky E
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Split Digraph Sneaky E

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Sneaky E Bumper Pack This 75 page bumper pack includes the following: * Posters * Word Wall cards * Interactive Flash Cards (can be used for many activities in this pack) * Read/ Write the Room * Sneaky E word search * The Adventure of Sneaky E detective hunt * Sneaky E comprehension * Sneaky E picture memory match * Sneaky E word memory match * Sneaky E board game * I have, who has Sneaky E * Sneaky E bingo * Sneaky E long and short vowel sort * Printable e's to make sneaky E wands
Tally Marks Maths Center
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Tally Marks Maths Center

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On My Own Center- This math center is designed for independent 'On My Own' practice to develop the concept of tally marks. There are 6 different centers for number order included in this pack. Center 1: Spotty Balloons: Count the spots on the balloons and record them as tally marks. Numbers 1 - 18. Center 2: Match the tally puzzles. Numbers 1 - 30 Center 3: Tally Draw: Choose a number card between 1-45 and record them as tally marks on the tally sheet. Center 4: Spin or Roll and Tally. Spin or roll an animal from the animal farm, graph it and tally it. Center 5: Up Up and Away: Match the hot air balloon number with the tally cloud. Center 6: Clip It: Count the tallies and clip the correct answer.
Reading Expression and Voice Literacy Center
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Reading Expression and Voice Literacy Center

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This is a perfect station/center to help your kiddo's improve their voice/expression while reading as well as fluency! :) This allows kids to be independent at their centre. Center 1: Kiddo's choose a voice/expression card and can read one of their books using that expression. Center 2: Kiddo's use the fluency strips and read the phrases/sentences in the voices indicated. There are repeated phrases with different voices to work on fluency or their are sentences that match the picture to focus on expression. (These strips can be cut and laminated and put together with a key ring so they can flip) Center 3: Kiddo's use one of the two stories I have included with the expression face cues to help them read the speaking part with expression. Center 4: Create your own fluency/expression strips using the blank fluency/expression strips. Included in the pack: 17 x expression/voice cards 2 x stories (Gingerbread Man and 3 Little Pigs) 24 x voice strips 6 x fluency strips 1 x blank fluency or voice strips. 4 x tub/jar/center lables. Enjoy! :)
All About Bees
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All About Bees

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This 128 page Science Unit includes all your kids need to learn about bees! Included in this pack are the following: Posters: •Entomologist •Bees •Where do bees live •Anatomy •Diagram •Life Cycle of a honey bee •Beehives •Diet •In the beehive •Queen Bee •Worker Bee •Drone Bee •Bee Jobs •Bee Keepers •Bees and Humans •Pollination •Communication •Bee Wax •Honey Word Wall Did You Know? Bee Facts Worker Bee Timeline - Day 1 - Day 45 Worksheet and Graphic organizers: ◈Comprehensions ◈Label a Bee ◈KWL Charts ◈All About Bees ◈Bees Can Have Are ◈Bee Life Cycle ◈Bee Facts ◈Word Search ◈Acrostic Poem ◈A Bee C Order ◈Syllable Sort ◈Noun, Adjectives and Verbs ◈Describing a Picture ◈If I was a Bee ◈Fact or Opinion ◈Venn Diagrams ◈Fill in the Blanks ◈Investigation Activities ★Puzzles ★Syllable Sort ★Noun, Adjectives and Verb sort
Partner Picking Student Grouping Colors
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Partner Picking Student Grouping Colors

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If you are looking for a fun and easy way to group your students then this is it! :) These can work for any grade level and will add an element of excitement to your random student groupings and partners. These random groupings can be used for any classroom activity whether it is reading, math, games or paired work of any kind. This color resource can be used in many groupings: Groups of 3,4,5 to 6! There are 48 color cards in this pack so this will suit a class or group of up to 48 students. How to use: Cut and laminate each card for durability. Mix them up and place them in a container or bowl. Students close their eyes and choose a card or the class teacher could hand out a card to each student. Students then find their partners for their small group activity. The colors included are: Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, black, grey, brown and pink.
Reading Fluency Squares Summer
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Reading Fluency Squares Summer

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Fluency Squares are a great tool to help struggling readers improve their confidence. These Fluency squares have a SUMMER theme perfect for seasonal centers. This is great for an independent literacy center, home reinforcement or extension. There are 40 colored and 40 Black and white fluency square cards included in this resource. For easy printing options, it includes 4 fluency squares on each page in black and white and in color for easy printing and laminating :)