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By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This 4-week Hatchet novel study has easy-to-implement plans and activities that can save you hours of prep for literature circles or book clubs. The trifolds offer purposeful reading comprehension activities that require students to focus on text
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.10, RL.6.1...
$13.00 $8.50
$6.80
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By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This 3-week novel unit for Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo will save you hours of prep forliterature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension practice requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.5, RL.4.10, RL.5.1...
$8.50
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By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This 3-week unit for Number the Stars by Lois Lowry can save you hours of prep for your literature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension practice requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the vocabulary focus
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Google Apps
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.9, CCRA.W.10, CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.4...
$8.50
$6.80
608
Digital Download ZIP (2.47 MB)
By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This 4-week novel unit for Charlotte's Web by E.B. White can save you hours of prep for your literature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension practice requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the vocabulary
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Novel Study, Literature Circles
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.9...
$6.50
$5.20
527
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By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This novel unit for Holes by Louis Sachar will save you hours of prep for literature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the vocabulary focus builds word knowledge
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Google Apps
$8.50
$6.80
203
Digital Download ZIP (5.05 MB)
By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
These print and digital personal narrative writing activities are designed to help your students focus on small moments and generate detailed compositions. Four learning activities help students solidify their understanding of what a small moment
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Task Cards, Google Apps
CCSS:
W.3.3, W.4.3, W.5.3, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, W.3.3a, W.3.3b, W.3.3c, W.3.3d
$10.00 $7.00
$5.60
776
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By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This 15-day novel study unit on Frindle by Andrew Clements will save you hours of prep for literature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension focuses on text analysis and responding to literature, and the vocabulary targets word knowledge and
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Google Apps
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.9, CCRA.W.10, CCRA.L.1...
$13.50 $8.50
$6.80
469
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By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This 3-week novel unit for Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt can save you hours of prep for your literature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension practice requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Google Apps
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.9...
$8.50
$6.80
404
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By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This 2-week Shiloh novel study has easy-to-implement plans and activities that can save you hours of prep for literature circles or book clubs. The novel study bundle offers purposeful reading comprehension activities that require students to focus
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Google Apps
$13.75 $8.50
$6.80
336
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By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
Grab this Among the Hidden Novel Unit for the popular book by Margaret Peterson Haddix to save hours of prep for literature circles and book clubs in the classroom or as a part of distance learning. Daily comprehension practice focuses on text
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Google Apps
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.10
$8.50
$6.80
215
Digital Download ZIP (4.49 MB)
By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This printable novel unit for The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies can save you hours of prep for your literature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension practice requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Novel Study, Literature Circles
$6.50
$5.20
389
Digital Download PDF (2.14 MB)
By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
Math problem solving is one of the most challenging skills we teach in third grade. Research shows the best way to build these skills is through short, purposeful daily practice with both single- and multi-step word problems. These themed math story
Subjects:
Math Test Prep, Critical Thinking, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Printables, Google Apps
CCSS:
3.MD.A.1, 3.MD.A.2, 3.MD.C.5, 3.MD.C.7, 3.MD.C.7b, 3.MD.D.8, 3.NBT.A.1, 3.NBT.A.2, 3.NBT.A.3, 3.OA.A.1, 3.OA.A.2...
$88.75 $35.00
$28.00
287
Digital Download ZIP (32.09 MB)
By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This Wonder novel unit for the book by R.J. Palacio will save you hours of prep for literature circles and book clubs. Daily comprehension practice focuses on text analysis and responding to literature, and the daily vocabulary builds word knowledge
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.4.4, RL.4.6, RL.4.10, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.10, RL.6.1...
$6.50
$5.20
344
Digital Download PDF (16.51 MB)
By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This 6-week printable novel unit for The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate can save you hours of prep for your literature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension practice requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3...
$6.50
$5.20
346
Digital Download PDF (3.01 MB)
By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
Now you can teach challenging reading comprehension skills through novels without having to spend all those hours preparing for literature circles or book clubs. Rest assured your students are developing stronger text analysis and critical thinking
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Literature Circles
$6.50
$5.20
283
Digital Download PDF (3.39 MB)
By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
There are so many math standards to cover in fourth grade. Math spiral review has been shown to be an effective way to help students get the practice needed to master these skills. This 36-week spiral review bundle has both printable & digital
Subjects:
Math, Math Test Prep, Word Problems
Grades:
4th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Printables, Google Apps
CCSS:
4.MD.A.1, 4.MD.A.2, 4.MD.A.3, 4.MD.C.5, 4.MD.C.5b, 4.MD.C.6, 4.NBT.A.1, 4.NBT.A.2, 4.NBT.A.3, 4.NBT.B.4, 4.NBT.B.5...
$48.00 $32.00
$25.60
373
Bundle
By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
There are so many math standards to cover in fifth grade. Math spiral review has been shown to be an effective way to help students get the practice needed to master these skills. This 36-week spiral review bundle has both printable & digital
Subjects:
Math, Math Test Prep
Grades:
5th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Printables, Google Apps
CCSS:
5.MD.A.1, 5.MD.C.3, 5.MD.C.3a, 5.MD.C.3b, 5.MD.C.4, 5.MD.C.5, 5.MD.C.5a, 5.MD.C.5b, 5.MD.C.5c, 5.NBT.A.1, 5.NBT.A.2...
$48.00 $32.00
$25.60
512
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By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This 4-week printable novel study for Mr. Popper's Penguins is the perfect literature guide to help engage your readers with this classic novel. Whether you use it for lit circles, book clubs, or as a read-aloud companion, you'll love the
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Novel Study, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.4...
$6.50
$5.20
367
Digital Download PDF (2.84 MB)
By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
There are so many math standards to cover in third grade. Math spiral review has been shown to be an effective way to help students get the practice needed to master these skills. This 36-week spiral review bundle has both printable & digital
Subjects:
Math, Math Test Prep, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Printables, Google Apps
CCSS:
3.MD.A.1, 3.MD.A.2, 3.MD.B.4, 3.MD.C.5, 3.MD.C.5a, 3.MD.C.5b, 3.MD.C.6, 3.MD.C.7, 3.MD.C.7a, 3.MD.C.7b, 3.MD.D.8...
$32.00
$25.60
369
Digital Download ZIP (9.05 MB)
By Differentiated Teaching with Rebecca Davies
This 10-day novel unit for Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner can save you hours of prep for your literature circles or book clubs. Daily comprehension practice requires students to focus on text analysis and responding to literature, and the
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Novel Study, Literature Circles
$6.50
$5.20
435
Digital Download PDF (3.46 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

My teaching career began in New York City in 2006, where I served as a self-contained special education teacher for a cross-age classroom. After receiving my Master's degree in school psychology from the University of Minnesota, I moved to Austin, Texas where I returned to the classroom as a special education teacher in a K-5 elementary school and began pursuing a Master's degree in curriculum & instruction.

After having my first child, I transitioned into a district position as the Coordinator of Research & Evaluation, which focused on data analysis and program evaluation for K-12 in a large, suburban district in Texas. However, it didn't take long to realize I missed the students, and after a year, I made a move back into the classroom.

Since that time I've worked as a general education teacher in inclusion and ESL classrooms, with the majority of my time spent teaching third grade. I also received a third (and final) Master's degree in educational leadership and completed my administrative certification.

Most recently, I've worked as a district-level instructional coach supporting teachers working with students in the Response to Intervention framework. This position involved one-on-one and group coaching for intervention teachers at my district's Title I campuses, developing and presenting campus and district-level professional development sessions, and serving as a member of district committees dedicated to improving outcomes to struggling and at-risk students.

I'm currently at home with my three kiddos doing virtual learning while working on my doctorate in education. This new challenge is an exciting opportunity to examine student learning from a new angle, and I look forward to applying what I learn to create new resources that will help your classroom run more smoothly and support you in working with your struggling and reluctant learners.

Certifications: Elementary Education (K-6) Special Education (K-12) English as a Second Language (ESL) Gifted Education (TAG) Administration (Principal Certification)

Education: M.A. in School Psychology M.Ed in Curriculum & Instruction M.Ed in Educational Leadership Ed.D (in progress) in Educational Psychology

MY TEACHING STYLE

My belief is that teachers should meet students where they are in order to get them to where they need to be. Learning can be engaging and fun without sacrificing rigor, and high-quality lessons need to take all those pieces into considerations.

My teaching style focuses on providing differentiated instruction for my students through the use of student choice, differentiated materials, and opportunities to accelerate or modify based on student needs. I incorporate hands-on experiences and manipulatives whenever possible, and I believe connecting learning to real-world experiences is a great way to engage students and prepare them to become contributing citizens. Each year, my classroom engaged in Project Based Learning and community service projects to help build critical thinking about the world.

I believe it is essential for teachers to stay up-to-date on the latest research and be willing to think outside the box and try new things in an effort to improve student outcomes. I purposefully seek out new knowledge and keep current on up-and-coming trends in education. For example, as a classroom teacher, I first introduced flexible seating into my classroom in 2010 after reading the research on the benefits of movement and utilizing yoga balls to support student focus. While flexible seating has moved toward the mainstream these days, at the time this was a cutting edge practice.

I truly believe my biggest strength as a teacher was my ability to differentiate my instruction in a way that allowed each student to feel successful and continue to grow as a learner. I pride myself on knowing that my classroom was a place where my students felt safe to take risks, make mistakes, and join the conversation regardless of their background knowledge (or lack thereof).

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Presentations & Publications
Building Critical Readers through Collaborative Book Studies; Association for Middle Level Education Fall Conference 2016
Data-based Differentiation Strategies; Staff Development for Educators Differentiation Conference 2016 Presentor, Association for Middle Level Education 2016
Burns, M. K., Peters, R., & Noell, G. H. (2008). Using performance feedback to enhance the implementation integrity of the problem-solving team process. Journal of School Psychology, 46, 537-550.

Awards & Honors
Teacher of the Year Nominee, 2009-2014
HEB Rising Star Award Winner for Texas, 2010
HEB Excellence in Education Awards Regional Judge, 2011-2014



MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Education is a core part of my life, both as a learner and a teacher.

I completed my undergraduate degree at a small private college in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As an undergraduate, I completed independent research in the impact of cognitive load on memory and skill proficiency in math and reading. In 2004, I graduated from Augsburg College with honors.

I received my Master's degree in School Psychology from the University of Minnesota, where I focused my research on home-school connections and the Response-to-Intervention framework. During this time, I had a research article published in the Journal of School Psychology, which focused on improving the implementation of the problem-solving team process within RTI.

I later returned to school again, receiving additional Master's degrees in Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Leadership from Concordia University.

This year I began classes toward my Ed.D in educational psychology. I look forward to completing my degree and applying my knowledge toward my future work.

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