Growing Firsties
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Help your first, second and even third graders find proof by citing text evidence and infer word meaning using context clues. This is a difficult skill for our primary grade readers! Set them up for success & independence by modeling what to do
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Help launch your Personal Narrative Unit in Writing Workshop! This pack provides a wonderful foundation for your writers. Generating ideas for narrative writing can be hard for some writers, but this provides a predictable structure and foundation,
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Self-Monitoring while reading is an essential skill and reading behavior that not all students grasp right away. Some readers sound fluent and have little difficulty decoding, yet have trouble comprehending text. Other readers comprehend well, but
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Writing friendly letters is a valuable life skill and a whole lot of fun! In this unit, writers learn about letter writing format, but also to write with intention, thinking about the purpose of their piece and also their audience, choosing their
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No prep, print and go September printables perfect for busy teachers! Use for morning work, test prep, centers, assessment, sub plans, independent work, working with words, homework and you name it – very versatile! All printables are aligned with
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These Part Part Whole Math printables provide extra practice for building understanding of part-part-whole relationships. They're great for test prep, morning work, RTI intervention, center work, homework, independent practice, test prep. 40
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No prep, print and go March printables perfect for busy teachers! Use for morning work, test prep, RTI (intervention), centers, assessment, sub plans, independent work, working with words, homework and you name it – very versatile! All printables
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No prep, print and go May printables perfect for busy teachers! Use for morning work, test prep, centers, assessment, sub plans, independent work, working with words, homework and you name it – very versatile! All printables are aligned with Common
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No prep, print and go March printables perfect for busy teachers! Use for morning work, test prep, RTI intervention, centers, assessment, sub plans, independent work, working with words, homework and you name it – very versatile! All printables are
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Looking to be more explicit when building kindness in your classroom community? This mini-unit is perfect for Back to School or whenever your students need a refresher. Includes 21 pages of projectables for teaching, 4 original poems and 6 printable
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Download the Preview to see close ups... You can also see much more about this pack by heading over to this particular blog post. You might enjoy the companion pack: Finding Proof - Citing Evidence You can purchase Finding Proof & Building
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Looking to build deep thinking readers that can cite evidence, self-monitor and love reading? This Reading Workshop Bundle contains printables, anchor charts, lesson ideas, projectables and more! Excellent for small group RTI intervention or guided
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This bundle will help you with your Common Core Reading Workshop...it includes Building STAR Readers & Finding Proof. You can read more about each individual pack by clicking the following links: Building STAR Readers on TpT Building STAR
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No prep, print and go December printables perfect for busy teachers! Use for morning work, test prep, centers, assessment, sub plans, independent work, working with words, homework and you name it – very versatile! All printables are aligned with
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Base 10 Blocks are wonderful tools for building Place Value concepts! There are five Common Core aligned games total that will help your students build their skills with place value, which is so important! Note: This product is available in a
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No prep, print and go October printables perfect for busy teachers! Use for morning work, test prep, RTI intervention, centers, assessment, sub plans, independent work, working with words, homework and you name it – very versatile! All printables
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No prep, print and go March printables perfect for busy teachers! Use for morning work, test prep, RTI (intervention), centers, assessment, sub plans, independent work, working with words, homework and you name it – very versatile! All printables
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This item is now available as part of a BUNDLED set...which offers additional savings. This combination Math & Literacy pack was created in an effort to encourage readers to study the whole word closely while reading look alike sight words and
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Please Note: This chart is INCLUDED in my Starting Point: Personal Narrative pack. Please do not purchase this separately if you have purchased (or are purchasing) the Personal Narrative pack. This chart is intended to help writers elaborate their
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Monthly printables perfect for busy teachers! Use for morning work, test prep, centers, RTI intervention, assessment, sub plans, independent work, working with words, homework and you name it – very versatile! All printables are aligned with Common
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

In addition to being a wife and mom to two adorable (and semi-sassy kids)...I've been a 1st grade teacher, Reading Specialist, University Instructor & Freelance Literacy Consultant.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Committed to learning & growing together in an environment that accepts, honors & celebrating everyone.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Working with kids is reward enough for me!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor's Degree from University of WI-Madison; Master's Degree from University of WI-Milwaukee

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have taught for over 20 years - mostly first grade.

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