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Amy Lynn's Store
Amy Lynn has been teaching for 12 years. For her first three years, she was a K-5 science teacher at a magnet school in Tampa, with a side role of being the drama teacher. From there, she and her husband moved to NYC so she could pursue acting, and he could pursue music. While in New York, she taught second grade for seven years at a Christian school while starting up a drama club on the side. (She studied and performed improv at night with the upright Citizens Brigade Theater).

Amy then discovered she was pregnant! A son was born, and the three of them lived in a tiny (280 sq. ft.) studio apartment. (Talk about tiny house living!) At that point, they were a bit tired, and having accomplished a great deal, they packed up and moved back to Tampa, where she is now an elementary special needs teacher. As you can see, her teaching experience is broad...from inner city a private now. Knowing that no day or year is the same is what she loves about teaching.

Amy claims to be eclectic, as is her classroom. It is colorful, with a side of the arts and a side of Zen. She incorporates skits into many lessons (Her drama background seems to keep rearing its head). She has a corner filled with tactile stress balls/tubes/instruments that students can visit when they just need a mental break. Other teachers stop in and use them too, which is always fun. She LOVES fun. She loves it when her students laugh and feel safe to be themselves.

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Amy married the boy next door whom she met as a seven year old and has loved ever since. (They are those kind of people.) They both work hard during the week; so, on the weekends, when not at church, they can be found on the beach, on a bike trail, or just at home, reading books together in a hammock.

Amy is a HUGE fan of creating materials that any teacher can use with as little prep as possible. One such resource is entitled Word Wall - 100 Printables for Any Word Wall. This product includes 100+ printables/activities/skits to use with any class word wall.  It can be used as centers, seatwork, early-finishers or more! Skit writing and performance pages, creative writing, seatwork for individual and for partner work, dictionary and Thesaurus skills, poetry, games, and much more are included in this activity pack of 106 different printables and games for ANY WORD WALL!

Amy currently has over 134 products in her store. Of these, 24 are free, many of which are science items.

One such freebie is on food chains. It contains four fun and simple activities to help engage students as they learn! Included is:
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  • A graphic organizer for students to color and fill in their prior knowledge
  • Two "Create a Food Chain" pages
  • A full color page that can be used as seat-work, and then as a colorful wall display of what your students have learned!
Her store is as varied as her 12 years of teaching have been. She has many desk/center labeling tags to help teachers change the looks of their rooms, packets of 100 standards aligned anytime reading/math/writing/language printables per grade level, yearlong Dolch activity packs, and Christian resources as well. There seems to be something for everyone!

Her current goal, (You can see a sample by clicking on her "superhero theme" category at her storefront, as this category is almost complete) is to create grade level standards aligned themed printables that will assist teachers as they endeavor to incorporate their school’s yearly themes. These will include themed 100th day packs, 100 standards aligned printables, reward coupons, free "getting to know me" pages, as well as end of the year memory books/ writing sets. So if anyone knows their school’s upcoming themes and would love these types of resources, she would love all your suggestions! Just go to her store and click on “Ask A Question.”

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