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Hello Mrs Sykes
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Upper Elementary Literacy Should Still Be Fun! http://hellomrssykes.blogspot.com
 
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Use this packet to save you time as you differentiate instruction! The 36 Context Clues Task cards are great to have on hand as an extension act...
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Use these task cards to save you time as you differentiate instruction! The 36 Author's Purpose Task cards are great to have on hand as an extens...
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This packet is full of strategies from a National Board Certified Teacher for anyone wanting to teach Guided Reading in grades K-5. I used these ...
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If you teach prefixes and suffixes, this collection will same you time and make learning fun. This is a collection of 4 small group games and on...
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I Have... Who Has...? game to practice the meanings of common prefixes and suffixes: un, re, pre, -able, -ful, and -less. I created this game whe...
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Go on a safari to study cause and effect! This adorable packet includes 24 cause and effect matching cards and 24 cause and effect task cards. ...
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Use this packet to save you time as you differentiate instruction! The 24 Compare & Contrast Task cards (12 fiction, 12 non-fiction) are gre...
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Use this packet to save you time as you differentiate instruction! The 24 Character Traits Task cards are great to have on hand as an extension ...
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This is a set of 24 Reading Response task cards for your students to use when responding to text. The adorable bluebird graphics are engaging. T...
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This packet of 24 Higher Level Question Stems has adorable frogs. The open ended question stems are useful for small groups, whole group, and on...
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Wondering what to have students do during your Literacy Block to help with Work on Words? This packet will save you time, and is perfect to impl...
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This packet is full of strategies from a National Board Certified Teacher for anyone wanting to teach Close Reading in grades 3-6. I used these s...
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Mystery Word of the Week 5 Weeks included!! (Weeks 1-5) Introduce students to a mystery word of the week, boost vocabulary, and watch their spea...
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Go on a safari to banish boring words by studying strong verbs and adjectives! Meets CCSS objective L.2.5.b - Distinguish shades of meaning amon...
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Try this twist on the word of the day by incorporating context clues and dictionary skills. 40 Weeks included!! Introduce students to a mystery w...
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Use this packet to save you time as you differentiate instruction! The 24 Inference Task cards are great to have on hand as an extension activit...
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Go out of this world to study fact and opinion! This adorable packet includes 2 posters about fact and opinion and 24 fact and opinion task cards...
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Want to boost the vocabulary your students use when speaking and writing? An Academic Vocabulary Word Wall is the answer. This collection of 11...
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Want to boost the vocabulary your students use when speaking and writing? An Academic Vocabulary Word Wall is the answer. This collection of 42...
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Wondering what to have students do during Work on Words? This packet will save you time. This is perfect for students in grades 3-5, containing...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Jen began teaching in 1998 and has worn many hats over the years, including Upper Elementary Literacy Specialist, Upper Elementary Literacy Coach, and classroom teacher. Jen has trained staff in implementation of best practices in Literacy, including Guided Reading, Vocabulary Development, Digging Deeper in Utilizing Student Data, and Focusing on Comprehension. Jen blogs about all things literacy at http://hellomrssykes.blogspot.com

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am particularly passionate about developing the vocabulary of all learners, which sets the stage for future successes!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

NBCT, 2010 (Early-Middle Childhood Literacy)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I studied Elementary Education and K-12 Literacy at East Carolina University. Go Pirates! :)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I love teaching and sharing with other teachers.