Aileen Florio

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Aileen Florio
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If you truly want students to reach for the stars, they have to watch you board the spaceship first.
 
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Halloween is fast approaching…and there's no better time to give your writers a FUN, CREATIVE way to create their own spooky narratives! This two-paged prompt entices writers with dozens of creative combinations of creepy characters, daring
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Why just lift a flap to count down the days of Advent when you can have kids color a "mystery" puzzle piece each day of the season, then cut and re-assemble the pieces to create a beautiful Christmas scene craft? Students can easily follow the
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Instead of subjecting students to a silent day of self-reflection, consider putting a little pizzazz in their revision by hosting these narrative revision stations! These stations cover some of the crafts middle schoolers can always use extra
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Speaking and listening are some of the essential skills our students will need throughout their entire lives. Encourage students to share their love of reading and to help guide their peers' future book selections by conducting regular book talks.
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Here is another set of stations you can set up around your classroom to help students independently reflect on and improve their information writing. These eight stations cover * When to break paragraphs * Maintaining formal language by not using
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BRAND NEW! Introducing a FUN game your writers can play that encourages reflection, sharing, improvement, and communication: MISSION: REVISION! This game board is sure to be a huge hit with writers of all ages and with limitless writing units and
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Getting a handle on how much our readers are "really getting" from their independent reading books can be tricky. Thankfully, having students use Post It notes to track their thinking while they read gives us valuable insight. Even better, all
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This step-by-step teacher unit guide aligns with BEND ONE of the Reading Workshop Dystopian Book Club unit. It's complete with mentor text talking points, discussion questions for students, as well as fun and creative task options covering the
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A wonderful activity for anyone celebrating the coming of Jesus' birth and for people looking for a way to spread the Good News! Print this out on 8-1/2 x 11" or larger paper and have kids color the Biblical-based Advent scene of Mary and Joseph
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Use this to help show students how to transform their thinking about their reading into Post Its, and how to transform their Post Its into their long write. This model is used with the memoir Waiting for Snow in Havana by Carlos Eire.
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Interactive reading is SO beneficial to readers. As adult fluent readers, we perform these strategies mentally all the time. Getting our readers to stop and think about them as they read is a steppingstone to having them achieve automaticity with
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Doing a long write is a great way for students to use their Post It notes from their independent reading and write long about big ideas they are having. Use this sample to get ideas of how to create your own long write or give it to students as a
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This starter set of cards goes with my brand new game board listed on my page. Check them out or create your own! Have FUN!
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My eighth-grade students LOVED this lesson, and so did I! Whether your students are already "Poe pros" or they are just learning about the man and his works, they will get SO MUCH out of this exercise--NOT just about Poe, but also about how life
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Experience teaching elementary and middle school * Received advanced level training from Columbia University Teachers College Reading and Writing Project * Served as reading and writing workshop lab site in my district for professional development * Created a multitude of resources used throughout my entire department as we transitioned to workshop (e.g., annotated rubric approach, interactive revision stations, transfer booklets for reading, and many more)

MY TEACHING STYLE

Workshop, workshop, workshop! * Intensely focused on delivering specific, targeted teaching points to students and helping them--through my deep modeling and individual student conferences--get closer to achieving those goals. * Very high energy and extremely high expectations for students. * I can always be seen performing my own authentic writing and reading tasks in front of the students to model what various performance tasks and their associated outcomes should look like.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Master of English * Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society * Recipient, NEA Foundation Student Achievement Grant ($5,000) * Recipient, district mini grants

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA, English * MA, English * M.Ed Instructional Leadership (still in progress)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am a voracious reader, a disciplined writer, and a high-energy middle school reading and writing workshop educator.

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