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Jessica Tobin
Worked at Sherman Elementary
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Mastering Print Concepts
  At the beginning of first grade, teachers are reviewing things learned from kindergarten and also introducing basic print concept ideas. In Common Core ELA, kindergarten and first grade are the only grades that teach print concepts, so they're expecting m...
At the beginning of first grade, teachers are reviewing things learned from kindergarten and also introducing basic print concept ideas. In Common Core ELA, kindergarten and first grade are the only grades that teach print co...
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Integrating Science into Fall Teaching
Fall is a favorite season for many reasons. Mostly pumpkins and sweater weather, but also because teaching can be tons of fun during the fall. There are many fall science topics that can be covered during this season. Ranging from life cycles to photosynthe...
Fall is a favorite season for many reasons. Mostly pumpkins and sweater weather, but also because teaching can be tons of fun during the fall. There are many fall science topics that can be covered during this season. Ranging...
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Weekly Reading Mystery FREEBIE [Sci. & SS Integration]
I recently did a Facebook Live video all about my free idea for the weekly reading mystery. This was a quick and fun idea that I had for you guys to incorporate your science and social studies right into your ELA block. Check the idea out here! Also, the Fa...
I recently did a Facebook Live video all about my free idea for the weekly reading mystery. This was a quick and fun idea that I had for you guys to incorporate your science and social studies right into your ELA block. Check...
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Primary Mentor Texts for Common Core Literature Standards
My ELA packs for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade include 3 mini lessons, printables, passages, interactive notebook activities, task cards, and an assessment. Some of those activities require the use of a mentor text grade level book. I have had many, many requests...
My ELA packs for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade include 3 mini lessons, printables, passages, interactive notebook activities, task cards, and an assessment. Some of those activities require the use of a mentor text grade level book...
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Hello Summer Week Event!
Last year, I ran a week-long sales event to kick off summer and I'm bringing it back this year.  Let's celebrate!   --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  Monday, if you buy the first quarter for kinder...
Last year, I ran a week-long sales event to kick off summer and I'm bringing it back this year. Let's celebrate! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Monday...
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Main Idea and Main Topic (Exploring ELA)
I'm back with another blog post in the Exploring ELA blog series . This blog post is going to give background knowledge and teaching ideas for the main idea and main topic standards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students. Main topic and main idea can give stu...
I'm back with another blog post in the Exploring ELA blog series. This blog post is going to give background knowledge and teaching ideas for the main idea and main topic standards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students. ...
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Story Structure (Exploring ELA)
Now that we are back into the school year, I have decided to pick back up on my Exploring ELA blog series ! This week, I'm bringing you ideas on how to make text structure easy to teach in the classroom. Text structure focuses on beginning, middle, and end ...
Now that we are back into the school year, I have decided to pick back up on my Exploring ELA blog series! This week, I'm bringing you ideas on how to make text structure easy to teach in the classroom. Text structure focuses...
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Community Helpers and Labor Day in the Primary Classroom
Teaching Labor Day is very beneficial in the primary classroom because it starts giving your students an early appreciation of community helpers and workers! I've always taught my community helpers unit around Labor Day so that we can tie them in together.S...
Teaching Labor Day is very beneficial in the primary classroom because it starts giving your students an early appreciation of community helpers and workers! I've always taught my community helpers unit around Labor Day so th...
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Informational ELA Mentor Texts
I just finished up my Literature mentor texts blog post, check that out here . Now, it's time for the informational texts!  My
ELA packs for k, 1, and 2 include 3 mini lessons, printables, passages,
interactive notebook activities, task cards, and an asse...
I just finished up my Literature mentor texts blog post, check that out here. Now, it's time for the informational texts! My ELA packs for k, 1, and 2 include 3 mini lessons, printables, passages, interactive notebook acti...
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6 Sizzlin' Summer Steals
It's no secret that teachers love good deals and big giveaways! That's why I'm so thrilled to be teaming up with some wonderful teacher-bloggers to bring you 6 Sizzlin’ Summer Steals ! Hang with us for the next few days to snag some SERIOUS discounts and ma...
It's no secret that teachers love good deals and big giveaways! That's why I'm so thrilled to be teaming up with some wonderful teacher-bloggers to bring you 6 Sizzlin’ Summer Steals! Hang with us for the next few days to sna...
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Transforming Your Classroom
Summer is the time when we get to browse Pinterest and look for fun ideas to transform our classroom. You don't have to spend thousands to make it look cute either. There are lots of DIY projects and decor packs to buy on TPT that will help transform.  Are ...
Summer is the time when we get to browse Pinterest and look for fun ideas to transform our classroom. You don't have to spend thousands to make it look cute either. There are lots of DIY projects and decor packs to buy on TPT...
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Instagram Celebration!
This week, we are celebrating 10,000 followers on Instagram! I couldn't be more excited about each and every follower on there! This week, I am also celebrating my 4 year anniversary on TPT and blogging. I started on June 6, 2012. How fun that I've been on ...
This week, we are celebrating 10,000 followers on Instagram! I couldn't be more excited about each and every follower on there! This week, I am also celebrating my 4 year anniversary on TPT and blogging. I started on June 6, ...
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  • University of Kentucky
    2009
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Employment
  • Sherman Elementary
    Second Grade Teacher
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