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This story starter BUNDLE will be sure to bring some writing fun into your classroom for the whole year! Featuring 48 "Roll-a-Story" writing ch...
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Do your students get STUCK on challenging words? Do your students carefully read the WHOLE word through? "Crunch & Munch" is a great strate...
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**A Common Core aligned product to support student development of deep, evidence-based responses to text questions** This product was created to...
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Good readers monitor their understanding of a text. Students can learn to self-monitor their reading using this great research-based strategy fro...
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Hi there - I'm based in the UK and just wondering how I would pay for your downloads

Many thanks. Renee
March 23, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
All you need is a credit card or a paypal account! TpT supports international sales. If you have specific payment questions you can contact TpT support. Hope this helps!

Kristin
March 23, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

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Malinda J. re: Kindergarten Fluency Folder for Daily Fluency Practice
Are the forms and pages editable? I would like to modify them to fit Pre-K. Please let me know. Thanks!
February 25, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
They are not, sorry! Due to the fonts and clip art I am unable to share editable PDF files. If there is something specific you're looking for though please email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com! If I can tweak a few pages for you, I will!

Kristin
February 25, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: Fluency Boot Camp {A Fun Introduction to Fluency!}
I am impressed with your packets but looking for something specifically for Kinder. Many of the sentences and passages seem too hard. Do you have anything more specific for Kinders?
February 20, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I don't have a lower-level Fluency Boot Camp product. Is there a specific activity you need modified? I have Daily Fluency primary packets that could work but probably will be a little too hard -- September/October is sight word focused and November/December starts with basic short vowel patterns - still would be for upper-level Kinder though. Probably too hard for your whole class. The accuracy word pairs could build accuracy with fluency or perhaps could be used as cards with the Fluency Boot Camp. Any Fry words and phrase cards could be used. Let me know which activities in particular. Did you purchase the product already? If not, perhaps I'll work on a lower-level one to put in my store. Email me and I'll see if I can develop something that would work for you. msjordanreads@gmail.com

In the mean time, check out my blog post for other resources. A blog reader commented and I shared additional resources in response to 2nd grade materials. Maybe some could work for you at the Kinder level? http://msjordanreads.com/2012/02/26/fluency-boot-camp/.

Kristin
February 20, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

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Kellye T.
Hi, I love your unit and bought it for my class to use for the Winter Olympics. Is there any way to change the word summer to winter?
February 5, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I'm so, SO sorry! I JUST saw this. Not sure how I didn't see the message alert. I made a winter version I'll be posting to my store. Please email me and I will send you this new version (if you're still interested) for free as a thank you for the idea! I didn't think of putting a winter version out in time for the Olympics (silly me). -- msjordanreads@gmail.com

Thanks and sorry again!

Kristin
February 20, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

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Susan J . re: "Daily Fluency" Primary-Level {Mini-Bundle #1}
I am uncertain as to which I should purchase "Daily Fluency" Primary-Level {Mini-Bundle #1} or Fluency Boot Camp {A Fun Introduction to Fluency!}. I need to have the comprehension piece with whichever you would recommend. Thanks Sue Brown at larrysuebrown@yahoo.com.
January 24, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
The focus of both products is fluency, not comprehension. Check out the previews if you want to see sample pages for each.

Fluency Boot Camp includes a lot of drill and practice using words, phrases, and sentences, but they're not part of a passage and the activities don't include a comprehension component.

Daily Fluency is exactly what the preview files show (if you're looking at the bundle page, click the link for the individual pages so you can seethe samples). It is a one-page activity sheet containing words and sentences. They do need to self-monitor for meaning and accuracy but there is no comprehension focus.

Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com with additional questions or if you need more clarification!

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Kristin
January 24, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

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Maria O. re: Question - Answer - Relationship (QAR): Student Question Stems
whoops i just saw the other question about this. i'll try what you suggested.
January 5, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Let me know if it doesn't work! Try all the suggestions first. Usually the upgrade does the trick!

Kristin
January 5, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

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Maria O. re: Question - Answer - Relationship (QAR): Student Question Stems
When I downloaded this, pages 4--11 came out with no text. Has this happened to anyone else? I lo
January 5, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

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John A. re: Word Sorting Mat & Card (Template)
What font did you use at the top of the sorting mat?
January 2, 2014 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
It's called "Circulate BRK". Just a little fun tech tip for the future... If you ever want to know font names for a PDF, go to "File" and then select" Properties" in the drop down menu. It lists all the fonts used in a file. Hope this helps!

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Kristin
January 4, 2014 Report inappropriate comment

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Bryn Even-The Primary Patch  (TpT Seller) re: "The Winter Escape" {A Seasonal Partner Poem}
It looks like p.2 got cut off slightly at the bottom (where your name is)
November 22, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Thank you! I fixed it! :) Feel free to re-download.
November 22, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Jessica Leonard  (TpT Seller)
I need to buy an additional license for Turkey Troubles. It costs one dollar and the minumum for Tpt is 3.... Could you send me an invoice?? Or I can add it with my next order (I'm just afraid i'll forget)
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November 17, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Thank you for your interest in an additional license! I am unable to send invoices, so we can either handle it via Paypal, or you can add it to your next order. Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com if you want Paypal details!
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Maria A.
Hi there! I purchased your Fluency Boot Camp product. However, a few of the pages are jumbled (something wrong). Could you please help me with this. Thank you!
October 20, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Chances are it's an Adobe issue. Try updating your version of Adobe Reader (via the Adobe website or your version of the program). Also, if you are on a Mac, do not open with Preview. It will not work. Download the most updated version of Adobe Reader and open the file from the application.

Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com if you still have issues. I can try emailing the file to you if you send me your email address. Sometimes the file gets weird because I use a lot of different fonts, but the Adobe update or Mac issue usually solves it.

Let me know! We'll get it figured out!

Kristin
October 20, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Sara Lobaugh  (TpT Seller)
Hi!
This morning I purchased your Accuracy Word Pairs Complete Assessment Packet and the Accuracy Word Pairs Student Word Lists. The Word Lists downloaded and opened with no problem. However the Complete Assessment Packet downloaded, but told me the file was empty and there was nothing there. Can you provide any insight as to how I might open this file because I don't want to have to buy it again.
Thanks,
Sara
October 17, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Chances are it's an Adobe issue. Try updating your version of Adobe Reader (via the Adobe website or your version of the program). Also, if you are on a Mac, do not open with Preview. It will not work. Download the most updated version of Adobe Reader and open the file from the application.

Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com if you still have issues. I can try emailing the file to you if you send me your email address. Sometimes the file gets weird because I use a lot of different fonts, but the Adobe update or Mac issue usually solves it.

Let me know! We'll get it figured out!

Kristin
October 17, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Music in the Middle with Mr D
Hello! I love your products!

I joined TPT in August, and I am writing to see if you might be willing to join my new middle school board called "Great Ideas for Middle School" and post your products on it. You can post as many as you like.

I would greatly appreciate your support.

If you decide to do so, please follow the board and send me your email address. I will add you!

Thank you very much for your consideration!

http://www.pinterest.com/inthemiddlewith/great-ideas-for-middle-school-teachers/

Dale Duncan
Music in the Middle with Mr D
October 6, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Lisa A. re: Fluency Boot Camp {A Fun Introduction to Fluency!}
Hello,
I am also having problems with blurred pages, and I have updated Adobe on my computer. Do you have any other suggestions?
Thanks
Lisa
September 12, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Lisa --

Did you follow these steps?

https://support.teacherspayteachers.com/Why-my-PDF-blurry-There-are-black-lines...-c15-a86.html#f86

I can email you the product, but chances are you'll run into the same problem. There was a new update just a few days ago that should solve this!

If you want, you can also contact TpT via their contact form. Their tech department is great with troubleshooting. I don't know of other suggestions!! Those two have always solved it. Some people download on a different computer to see if that helps. You could always try that?

Let me know! Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com. We'll get this figured out!

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Kristin
September 13, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Lisa A. re: Comprehension Question Cards for Take-Home Books
Hello
I have purchased this product, and unfortunately, some of it is blurred. I updated my Adobe, which was your suggestion for another product, but it is still the same. What can I do?
Thanks
Lisa
September 12, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Lisa A. re: Question - Answer - Relationship (QAR): Student Question Stems
I am excited to use this, but when I download it some of the pages didn't come out. There are blocks of color, but no words. Can you advise?
Thanks
September 12, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
This was an issue for another customer recently- chances are it's an Adobe issue. Try updating your version of Adobe Reader (via the Adobe website or your version of the program). Also, if you are on a Mac, do not open with Preview. It will not work. Download the most updated version of Adobe Reader and open the file from the application.

Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com if you still have issues. I can try emailing the file to you if you send me your email address. Sometimes the file gets weird because I use a lot of different fonts, but the Adobe update or Mac issue usually solves it.

Let me know! We'll get it figured out!

Kristin
September 12, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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susan mendes  (TpT Seller) re: Student Cursive Alphabet Strips
Hi,

I purchased your student cursive alphabet strips. However, when I downloaded the document, the letters don't come up. Can you directly email me the document so that I am able to print it? Thanks.
September 3, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
This was an issue for another customer recently- chances are it's an Adobe issue. Try updating your version of Adobe Reader (via the Adobe website or your version of the program). Also, if you are on a Mac, do not open with Preview. It will not work. Download the most updated version of Adobe Reader and open the file from the application.

Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com if you still have issues. I can try emailing the file to you if you send me your email address. Sometimes the file gets weird because I use a lot of different fonts, but the Adobe update or Mac issue usually solves it.

Let me know! We'll get it figured out!

Kristin
September 3, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Jackie Gray  (TpT Seller)
Thank You Kristin, I shared the info with my 1st grade teachers today and we ended up purchasing the July-December Bundle. :0)
August 23, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Jackie Gray  (TpT Seller) re: The Complete "Daily Fluency" Primary-Level BUNDLE
Is there a sample of what the kindergarten fluency looks like? I purchased an intermediate and used during summer school...I am thinking about the primary now but curious what the early pages look like. (September, October etc.) THANKS!! Love your products, used Boot Camp with my 4th graders during Summer School.
August 23, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Jackie,

I'm glad you enjoy my fluency products! I listed the Primary level ones K-3, but you'll want to see if this packet is too advanced. I know some teachers used it for fluency enrichment with their higher K readers. There are a few sample pages included in this free download:

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/SAMPLE-Daily-Fluency-Activity-Pages-January-February-474411

I haven't made thumbnail preview pages for July through October yet, but all the other months have thumbnail preview files you can download.

Hope this helps! Let me know if you have any other questions! Feel free to email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com!

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Kristin
August 23, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Vicki B. re: Intermediate "Daily Fluency" Activity Pack (September - October)
Good morning! I just bought the July-August and September-October fluency packs this morning (8-18). Then, the email came with the updates and I see the whole year's worth of fluency packs! Is there a way to send back the two I bought so I can purchase the whole year instead?
August 18, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Unless its a technical error or an accidental double purchase, TpT doesn't typically do returns. Since you JUST bought the products this morning, during the sale, and since the 20% bundle would give you two packets for free, I would be willing to send you two packets if you go ahead and purchase two more. You would still get the extra 10% off from the code. If this works for you, email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com once you've purchased a total of 4 packets. Please include your TpT username so I can verify your purchases and then I'll send you the remaining products!

Kristin
August 18, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Kristie L. re: Fluency Boot Camp {A Fun Introduction to Fluency!}
Hi Jordan,
I can not get the fluency boot camp pack to print. At my school it prints the first 3 pages and then an error sheet. Then at home it prints the last 10 pages and that is it. HELP:)
Have not had any other problems printing my many other purchases at TPT.
August 15, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I just downloaded from the site and test printed the first ten pages. It worked, so I'm not sure what the issue is. Hmmm....

Try updating your version of Adobe Reader (via the Adobe website or your version of the program). Also, if you are on a Mac, do not open with Preview. It will not work. Download the most updated version of Adobe Reader and open the file from the application.

Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com if you still have issues. I can try emailing the file to you if you send me your email address. Sometimes the file gets weird because I use a lot of different fonts, but the Adobe update or Mac issue usually solves it.

Let me know! We'll get it figured out!

Kristin
August 15, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Amie Godefroid  (TpT Seller) re: Question - Answer - Relationship (QAR): Student Question Stems
I love this product! Is there anyway you can make the page of 4 stems/categories into 4 separate posters? I'd like to post each list of stems under the appropriate heading. Thanks!
August 11, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
UPDATE 8/21: Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com. I've created the posters and will be adding them to my product this week. I can email them directly to you in the mean time.

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Kristin
August 15, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: Ticket out the Door! (Post-Lesson Assessment)
Hi there!

When I download the Ticket Out The Door file the text title is a black box. Is this right?

SH
August 10, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
If that is the case, chances are you need to update your version of Adobe Reader (via the Adobe website or your version of the program).

Also, if you are on a Mac, do not open with Preview. It will not work. Download the most updated version of Adobe Reader and open the file from the application.

Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com if you still have issues.

Kristin
August 10, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Kathleen S. re: {FREE} Non-Fiction Text Structures -- Student Reference Sheet
Do you have a poster size chart of your free Non-Fiction Text Structure in color? Where can I buy one?
July 25, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I don't offer poster size, but if you take the PDF to an office store that does printing and copying, they should be able to print a poster-sized copy! I've taken a few if my files to Kinko's and the posters come out great (not sure if you have one of those by you). The resolution of the PDF should be good for enlargements!
August 1, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Nicole Shelby
Nicole Shelby  (TpT Seller) re: Long Vowel Word Sorting Packet
Hello,

I was just curious if you can tell me what font you used for the words "Long A" on the first page of the preview...the one that has the black letter with white dashes. I absolutely love it! :)

Thanks so much!
Nicole
July 9, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
It's called Singer Mears! I use it in my classroom a lot! :)

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Kristin
July 9, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Windy City Learning
Windy City Learning  (TpT Seller) re: Question - Answer - Relationship (QAR): Student Question Stems
Hello!

I just wanted you to know how much I LOVE this resource. I just mentioned it in my blog post, Anchor Chart Accessories. Thank you for your great work!

Thanks,
Mary Kate
Windy City Learning
July 2, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I've been meaning to get back to you! Thank you SO much for sharing my resource on your blog! I just checked out your site and am your newest follower. I love how you share different resources, and not just for the classroom! Good luck with the start of school. :)

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Kristin
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Buyer re: Bridge to Terabithia Final Project & Rubric
Hi There,
I am wondering if you have a preview for this document. It looks like others have enjoyed it, but I would like to see it before I buy.
Thanks!
Julia
June 11, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
This product is a one-page product, so the thumbnail picture is exactly what you'll receive. I will try to upload an additional preview picture tomorrow though. Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com if you have additional questions or comments about the product.

UPDATE 6/12: I just combined the student planning page and rubric and included a new preview. Hope this helps in your decision!
June 12, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Cary W. re: Fluency Boot Camp {A Fun Introduction to Fluency!}
Hello!
I am tutoring a fourth grade going into fifth next year. Do you feel this would be appropriate for two, one hour tutoring sessions each week?

Thanks so much!
May 28, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
If fluency is a target you're working on, I would definitely recommend the Fluency Boot Camp materials for an incoming fifth grader. The activities are perfect for a tutoring situation. You can use them by themselves or in conjunction with other materials.

Feel free to check out my blog post for how to implement this boot camp: http://msjordanreads.com/2012/02/26/fluency-boot-camp/ (Many free resources are included in this post to use with Fluency Boot Camp!)

If you're looking for more... check out my other fluency materials to supplement the Fluency Boot Camp. I have "Daily Fluency" packets, speed drill packets, and much more at my store! They are not necessary for Fluency Boot Camp but definitely provide additional practice opportunities. (http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Msjordanreads/Category/Fluency)

Let me know if you have any other questions or need anything else! Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com.

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Kristin
May 28, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Claire M. re: Fluency Boot Camp {A Fun Introduction to Fluency!}
Hi MsJordanReads,

I have purchased the fluency boot camp. I wanted to add my own sentences and phrases to the fluency cards - is there a way to type into the blank ones you provided?

Thank you!
May 5, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
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MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Unfortunately the file is a PDF and you're not able to type your own sentences. I do not offer it as a Word document because of font compatibility (I purchase my fonts and most are not recognized by Word), formatting issues, and copyright. PDFs allow me to keep all my hard work secure. If there are specific sentences you would like to see, please email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com and I be happy to put them on cards for you (within reason). :) Let me know! I hope you understand!
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Jackie Gray  (TpT Seller) re: Fluency Boot Camp {A Fun Introduction to Fluency!}
I am going to purchase the fluency boot camp that you just posted to use with 3rd and 4th grade students during summer school. These students are in danger of retention because of their reading level. Summer School is 1/2 day. Are there other parts of your fluency that I need to consider purchasing to assist, I saw a lot of additional materials in your store. I am purchasing out og my own pocket :0(
May 5, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I totally understand out of pocket costs! If you check out my blog post (linked also in FB) there are many free resources I linked up to that can be used to supplement (Florida Research Center has a TON!). There's nothing in my store that you HAVE to have but many people love the speed drill word list packets to practice pace and the Daily Fluency packets for warm ups (I'm working on the June/July packets but none if them are season specific so you can go out of order!). There is a Beginner and Intermediate level for each Daily Fluency packet. Also, I'm sure you saw, but this week is my sale so you can get these items 28% off! Again, none if them are necessary if you want to explore the free options out there! Let me know if you have any other questions.
May 5, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Country Apples
Country Apples  (TpT Seller) re: "Daily Fluency" Activity Pack (March - April)
Are you going to do these for September/October? I really hope so!
March 20, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I am! I plan on completing a full-year of Daily Fluency for both levels. May/June will be in my store soon. :) I'm glad you like them. I know it helps my own students tremendously.

Kristin
March 20, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: Fluency Boot Camp {Sight Word Pack}
I am sorry the below question was for you fluency boot camp- the 10 dollar product. Thanks
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Buyer re: Fluency Boot Camp {Sight Word Pack}
This product is exactly what I am looking for, but I am wondering if it is appropriate for first graders? I notice grade 1 isn't listed. Or if you have one that would be more appropriate? Thanks! Beth
bethangeli10@gmail.com
February 24, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Beth,

Although I listed this product for grades 2+, there are many K/1 teachers who have purchased this product and found it to be appropriate for their students. I guess it depends on the reading level of your first graders. If the students you intend to use this product with have basic sight word recognition and are starting to build fluency, I would say this product would be great. Mid-first grade would be my starting point if I worked with that grade level. I use many of the activities with my struggling 2nd graders and it has helped tremendously. You can modify what/how you use it, too!

Hope this helps! I wish we could email individual customers because I would love for you to ask some of the first grade teachers who have reviewed this product. Feel free to read some of their reviews in the feedback section. The product thumbnail preview may be helpful too, so you can look at the word cards and materials.

Email me msjordanreads@gmail.com if you have more questions of need more details!

Kristin
February 24, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Stephanie B. re: Short Vowel Sounds Reference {FREEBIE}
Do you have a Sounds Reference Chart for the Long Vowels similar to your Short Vowel one?? I am looking for something for my struggling readers and writers.
February 24, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I don't currently but I can make one using the same template. Ill work on it this week!

UPDATE: The long vowel reference sheet has been posted! Sorry for the delay!

-Kristin
February 24, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Renee F. re: Fluency Boot Camp {A Fun Introduction to Fluency!}
Ms. Jordan I am purchasingu Fluency bootcamp I also love the Daily Fluency Activity pack. Do I need to purchase the Sept packet to start with or can I jump into February?? Renee Fruge
February 14, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
The packets are not season specific and you can start them at any point! Many of my students have been using them since November but others are just starting next week. Once you teach the activities the students can work at their own pace (which is great if they're ever absent or you miss a day!).

The remaining packets for the year should be done soon, but try one packet out and see how your students do with the activities first!

Let me know if you have any other questions!

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Kristin
February 14, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Liz Crow  (TpT Seller) re: Accuracy Word Pairs: Student Word Lists
Thank you for adding this!! :-)
February 8, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Amy Gillespie
Amy Gillespie  (TpT Seller) re: Intermediate "Daily Fluency" Activity Pack (January - February)
Thanks :) Just downloaded it! I work in a private school with a remedial reading/math focus and my daily fluency group will have great fun with this! :)
February 4, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
It should be fixed now! Again, SO sorry for the tech glitch. I'm still not sure what happened, but it should work. If it STILL doesn't, please email me and I'll get the product to you via email. I'm hoping everything is good now though. :)

Thanks for understanding!
February 4, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: Intermediate "Daily Fluency" Activity Pack (January - February)
I am having the same problem as Amy. An error message comes up saying that the file is damaged.
February 4, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
UPDATE: It looks like there's a glitch now when I tried to re-upload! I'm so sorry. Not sure why this is happening. I will fix it when I get home later this afternoon since I don't have my TpT USB with me at school. I will get it fixed RIGHT after school and will notify you via TpT when its fixed!! Thank you for your patience!!
February 4, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Amy Gillespie
Amy Gillespie  (TpT Seller) re: Intermediate "Daily Fluency" Activity Pack (January - February)
Morning! I purchased this last night and have tried multiple times to open it after it's downloaded. The message indicates it's damaged or something. Is it ok on your end?
February 4, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
UPDATE: It looks like there's a glitch now when I tried to re-upload! I'm so sorry. Not sure why this is happening. I will fix it when I get home later this afternoon since I don't have my TpT USB with me at school. I will get it fixed RIGHT after school and will notify you via TpT when its fixed!! Thank you for your patience!!
February 4, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Jaime Locke
Jaime Locke  (TpT Seller)
This isn't a question but I wanted to let you know that I love your fluency products and think they're genius! I'm using the Fluency Bootcamp right now and am going to purchase your January/February Daily Fluency stuff.

If you are not a National Board Certified Teacher, you should really consider it. The Early/Middle Childhood Literacy Language-Arts certification is right up your alley! Keep up the good work :)
February 3, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I never got a chance to thank you for your very kind comment from a few weeks ago. It truly means a lot to me and appreciate your feedback. I'm not Nationally Board Certified but will definitely look into it! I love creating products for my students (especially fluency products) and I'm glad you're able to find value in them, too! :)

Thank you, again!
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Kristin
February 15, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Liz Crow  (TpT Seller)
I absolutely LOVE your idea with the Accuracy Word Pairs!! You mentioned on the page that you would be willing to make another set of these? I am MORE than interested!! I am so impressed with all of your products and look forward to making several purchases ... including your Daily Fluency Activity Packs as well. Such an amazing idea. I am so glad that I found your page on here and can't believe I went this long without knowing of your products! I am definitely spreading the word to others!! Thanks so much and I look forward to hearing back about more of the word pairs!!
February 3, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Update 2/7: The new product is almost done! I've added 16 accuracy word pair pages along with assessment & tracking resources! It will be a very comprehensive packet. if all goes well with the finishing touches, I'll be posting it tonight!

Thank you for your feedback! I am so glad that you find Accuracy Word Pairs as useful as I do. I use them a lot with students who have difficulty self-monitoring and for those who make a lot of visual errors when they read. I'd be happy to make an additional set. I will work on them this week. I'll try to have it posted by Wednesday! :) Feel free to email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com if you have additional questions or requests!

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Kristin
February 3, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Storey Martin  (TpT Seller) re: Intermediate "Daily Fluency" Activity Pack (January - February)
Hi, I am very interested in your Daily Fluency Activity packs. However, I only see separate products for November-February. Are the other months out of the school year available. MORE IMPORTANTLY- is there a bundle?
January 29, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Thank you for your interest! You're right... November/December and January/February are the only ones available in my store right now but March/April is almost done. I've been creating them each month for my own students and am hoping to get the remaining packets done in the next month. At that point I will most likely bundle.

It's up to you if you want to wait. There will be a total of 6 since I will be making ones for the summer months.

All available ones can be found here: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Msjordanreads/Category/Daily-Fluency-Activity-Pack

Let me know if you have any additional questions! If you follow my store here or on FB you'll see updates when the products become available.

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Kristin

Msjordanreads@gmail.com
January 29, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: "Daily Fluency" Activity Pack (November - December)
Hello,
Love your Daily Fluency Activity Packs. The previews look great, and I am planning on purchasing your packs for Jan/Feb and Nov/Dec. Do you sell Daily Fluency Activity Packs for any other months? I am a Resource Room teacher and could use BOTH levels of any versions you have - I can't seem to find Sept/Oct, March/April, etc?

Many thanks,
Kristen
January 18, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I'm working on them for the remaining months for both levels- Beginner & Intermediate! I just started creating them for my own students this past November and am hoping to finish the remaining months soon, especially now that I know there is interest. The nice thing is they are not season specific. I'm still using November & December packets with some of my students I don't see as frequently.

Hope this helps! Thank you for your interest and be sure to check back soon! :)

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Kristin
January 18, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Stacey M. re: Fluency Boot Camp {A Fun Introduction to Fluency!}
I am having trouble printing too. Some of the last sheets have print over print on them when they come out or I get an error message on my school printer and it freezes. Ever happen before? I am going to try from my home printer rather than at school and I hope this will solve the problem. Good resource! Thanks.
January 18, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I've never heard of a problem with overlapping print, just blurry pages. Perhaps an update of your Adobe would solve this? Try printing at home and if that still doesn't work please let me know. We can involve the TpT tech support team if necessary! Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com if you're still having issues.
January 18, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Designs
Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah Designs  (TpT Seller)
Congrats on making it to the weekly newsletter today!! That's a huge milestone! Congrats again and see you around TpT!!!! :)

Take Care & Best Wishes,
Beth B
January 13, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Thank you! I was very excited to see my item featured this morning! :)
January 13, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

Louise Morgan
Louise Morgan  (TpT Seller) re: {FREE} Roll-a-Story Writing Activity
Thanks for the free "roll a story" download. I have some struggling writers in my 2nd grade class. This will be perfect to get them started and keep them focused on the story!
January 13, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I'm glad you like it! The struggling writers i work with love using the roll-a-dice starters to help gather ideas for stories. Hope it helps! :)
January 13, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Marie Johnston  (TpT Seller) re: Student Cursive Alphabet Strips
Hi- I love your work. I'm sorry-can't see from the preview-are these Zaner-Bloser?
Thanks!
January 8, 2013 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
I use it with my students who study D'Nealian cursive! Thats not the actual name of the font I use, but its a similar font to the D'Nealian style. Hope this helps!
January 8, 2013 Report inappropriate comment

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Rose Mary B. re: Compare & Contrast -- Text Structure Packet
Is this packet common core?
December 29, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
Yes! This packet focuses on student identification and comprehension of informational text, which aligns with the Common Core standards. Let me know if you have additional questions!
December 29, 2012 Report inappropriate comment

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Buyer re: Question - Answer - Relationship (QAR): Student Question Stems
Hi! I downloaded your QAR packet, and pages 4-11 came out completely blurred. Looking at the feedback, I see that others have downloaded the packet just fine. I am wondering if it is my computer. Do you know if there's anything that I should have (Adobe, etc.) in order to view the packet correctly? Thank you!
November 27, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
MsJordanReads
MsJordanReads  (TpT Seller)
If that is the case, chances are you need to update your version of Adobe Reader (via the Adobe website or your version of the program).

Also, if you are on a Mac, do not open with Preview. It will not work. Download the most updated version of Adobe Reader and open the PDF with it (and not Preview).

Try doing that first and if you still have issues, I can try re-sending via email. Chances are its an Adobe issue thought. Email me at msjordanreads@gmail.com if you still have issues.

Kristin
November 27, 2012 Report inappropriate comment

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Carol N.
Thank you for clarification. I like the activity.
November 26, 2012 Report inappropriate comment
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