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Miss Bambara » All About Miss Bambara

All About Miss Bambara

Hi everyone! My name is Vanessa Bambara and I have been a proud teacher at Tiegerman for almost 14 years! I have a great passion for teaching and I love to make learning fun and meaningful for my students. My hobbies include arts and crafts, riding my bike, baking and golfing. I look forward to a great year ahead teaching 5th grade to my wonderful students!
 
 

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Social Studies - The California Gold Rush

Hello SA 3! Today we will be focusing on the California Gold Rush and how many people from all over the world moved West hoping to find gold in California's rivers in 1849. Log in to Nearpod, code: QUSMZ

Social Studies - The Story of Texas

Hello SA 3! Today we will focus on the Story of Texas and how Texas became the 28th state of the United States. We will describe how Texas became independent from Mexico, Texans fought in the Texas Revolution, and finally how Texas was annexed (added) as the 28th state of the United States in 1844. Log in to Nearpod, code: PQKVL to read about the Story of Texas!

ELA - Comprehension - Main Idea - Winter's Tail - Day 1

Hello SA 3! Today we will focus on identifying the MAIN IDEA in the first part of the expository text/ story Winter's Tail. Remember: Good readers identify what the details have in common to find the main idea! Log in to Nearpod, code: UPGND to read the first part of Winter's Tail and find the main idea!

ELA - Comprehension - Main Idea - Winter's Tail - Day 2

Hello SA 3! Today we will focus on identifying the MAIN IDEA in the second part of the expository text/ story Winter's Tail. Remember: Good readers identify what the details have in common to find the main idea! Log in to Nearpod, code: JBYTD to read the middle of Winter's Tail and find the main idea!

ELA - Comprehension - Main Idea - Winter's Tail - Day 3

Hello SA 3! Today we will focus on identifying the MAIN IDEA in the last part of the expository text/ story Winter's Tail. Remember: Good readers identify what the details have in common to find the main idea! Log in to Nearpod, code: NRUDA to read the rest of the Winter's Tail and find the main idea!

ELA - Grammar - Linking Verbs - Part 2

Hello SA 3! Today we will continue to focus on identifying and using linking verbs in sentences. Linking verbs are verbs like: is, are, was, were, tastes, smells, feels, and appears. They "link the subject of a sentence to what it is or is like (describing word.) Log in to Nearpod, code: LKQZO to learn about linking verbs.

ELA - Grammar - Linking Verbs

Hello SA 3! Today we will focus on identifying and using linking verbs in sentences. Linking verbs are verbs like: is, are, was, were, tastes, smells, feels, and appears. They "link the subject of a sentence to what it is or is like (describing word.) Log in to Nearpod, code: UMAGP to learn about linking verbs.

Social Studies - Davy Crockett

Hello SA 3! Today we will be focusing on the contributions of Davy Crockett and his role in American history during the Westward Expansion. We will read about his life as a skilled woodsman, a soldier, a politician, and an American folktale hero. Log in to Nearpod, code: CZRBV to learn about Davy Crockett.

Social Studies - Mining For Gold - Successes and Failures

Hello SA 3! Today we will focus on the successes and failures of the California Gold Rush in the lesson Mining for Gold. Many gold miners did not have much success finding gold, but the merchants who sold supplies and services to the miners made lots of money! We will read about how one famous merchant, Levi Strauss, invents a type of clothing that is still worn and today by millions of people! Log in to your Nearpod, code: LDQUX

Social Studies - The Oregon Trail

Hello SA 3! We will be focusing on what life was like while traveling the Oregon Trail between the years 1840-1860. Log in to Nearpod, code: XIPBA to read, learn about, and describe life on the Oregon Trail.

Social Studies - The Industrial Revolution - Day 1

Hello SA 3! This week in Social Studies, we will be focusing on the Industrial Revolution! This was a time in history when new technology and inventions made the manufacturing of goods easier and faster! Today's lesson is all about early cloth factories and mills. Log in to Nearpod with the code: KHRYN to learn about the first part of the Industrial Revolution!

Social Studies - Industrial Revolution - James Watt and the Steam Engine - Day 5

Hello SA 3! Today's lesson will focus on the important contributions of James Watt and his improvement of the steam engine! His improvement of the steam engine made it possible to build riverboats and railroads that were faster than ever before! Log in to Nearpod with the code: JZLHA and learn more about James Watt and his improvement of the steam engine during the Industrial Revolution!

Social Studies - Industrial Revolution - Early Railroads - Day 4

Hello SA 3! Today's lesson will focus on the advancement of early railroads during the Industrial Revolution. These advancements made is easier and faster to move goods and people by land around America, than ever before! Log in to Nearpod with the code: UOJTS and learn more about the early railroads of the Industrial Revolution!

Social Studies - Industrial Revolution - Moving Goods and People - Day 3

Hello SA 3! Today's lesson will focus on the advancement of the Steam Engine Riverboat and the Erie Canal during the Industrial Revolution. These advancements made is easier and faster to more goods and people around America, than ever before! Log in to Nearpod with the code: MEHPZ and learn more about the Industrial Revolution!

Social Studies - Industrial Revolution - Farms and Factories

Hello SA 3! This week in Social Studies, we will be focusing on the Industrial Revolution! This was a time in history when new technology and inventions made the manufacturing of goods easier and faster! Today's lesson is all about new inventions for farming such as Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin and the mechanical reaper. Both inventions made it possible for farming goods to be manufactured much easier and faster than ever before! Log in to Nearpod with the code: BSOIP to learn about the Industrial Revolution!