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By Hello Literacy
If you download this freebie, please leave feedback....even if it's just two words...thank you. I would really appreciate that. Thanks! ATTENTION ALL FONTAHOLICS!!! I'm excited to announce that all 262 Hello Fonts are now available for personal
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Products For TpT Sellers, Tools for Common Core, Handwriting
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PreK, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff, ...
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By Hello Literacy
***I'm pleased to share that this intervention menu (along with my Critical Thinking Language Frames) was selected for inclusion as a professional learning resource in the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Digital Library. Read more about it
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Early Intervention
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
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Lesson, Activities, Professional Documents
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By Hello Literacy
I created this handy reference sheet of grammar terms and examples. Not only do I access it daily, but I give it to students to use as a reference as well. I even send it home and let the students explain it to their parents. Students can use the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Grammar
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts, Study Guides
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By Hello Literacy
If you're like me, you want an activity that's fun, appealing, non-threatening and welcoming for students to do on the first day of school...especially the first minutes and hour of the day when it can crazy with loads of school supplies flooding
Subjects:
Back to School, For All Subjects, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Activities, Printables
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By Hello Literacy
For the many of you that requested I add these HOTS cheat sheets that I created and blogged about a few weeks ago, here they are...again, as TpT freebie. Included are "cheat sheets" for the three highest levels of Revised Bloom's Taxonomy; Analyze,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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Rubrics, For Principals & Administrators, Professional Documents
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By Hello Literacy
....because you all make my heart smile every day! I really don't know what to say to tell you all how much I appreciate you for following my little 'ol store and continuing to come back and shop and shop. I feel so blessed to be part of this
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For All Subject Areas, Back to School, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
PreK, 8th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, ...
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Professional Documents, Printables, Classroom Forms
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By Hello Literacy
Have I told you lately...? Hello Literacy followers are simply top-notch customers, leave the BEST feedback and ALWAYS know how to fill my literacy love bucket! Truly. So as a way to say, "What in The World? How did the Hello Literacy TpT store
Subjects:
Back to School, End of Year, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
PreK, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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Posters, Printables
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By Hello Literacy
***I'm pleased to share that as of September 2013, these Critical Thinking Language Frames (along with my Reading Interventions "If/Then" Menu) were selected for inclusion as a professional learning resource in the Smarter Balanced Assessment
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Oral Communication, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Posters, For Principals & Administrators
FREE
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By Hello Literacy
This freebie is a quick cheat-sheet for students to remind themselves of the text-based language called for by students in the Common Core for ELA, in particular, during and while participating in teacher-directed close readings of text. These
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Other (ELA), Tools for Common Core, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, ...
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Handouts, Printables, Scripts
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By Hello Literacy
I created this handy reference sheet of Author's Craft terms and examples. Not only do I access it daily, but I give it to students to use as a reference as well. I even send it home and let the students explain it to their parents. Students can
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, ...
Types:
Handouts, Study Guides
FREE
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By Hello Literacy
This is a holiday freebie, a seasonal sampler if you will. It's also a chance for you to sample my work, as I have two other volumes in this same style, linked below. Read on to find out why you need these in your resource collection of fun and
Subjects:
Tools for Common Core, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
8th, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities, Printables
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By Hello Literacy
I created this quick reference sheet for 25 of the most common prefixes (in frequency order) and suffixes ordered by parts of speech. What important in morphology instruction is not that students can read them, but can students identify how the
Subjects:
Phonics, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Posters, Printables, Classroom Forms
FREE
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By Hello Literacy
These are groups of titles that I have compiled based on books that have worked for me in teaching different K-2 comprehension skills, strategies and Common Core standards. The lists include mentor texts ideal for teaching the following: RL.1 –
Subjects:
Literature, Tools for Common Core, Reading
Grades:
Higher Education, Homeschool, Staff, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Centers, Activities, Printables
FREE
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By Hello Literacy
These are groups of titles that I have compiled based on books that have worked for me in teaching different 3-6 comprehension skills, strategies and Common Core standards. The lists include mentor texts ideal for teaching the following: RL.1 –
Subjects:
Literature, Tools for Common Core, Reading
Grades:
Higher Education, Homeschool, Staff, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Guided Reading Books, Printables
FREE
274
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By Hello Literacy
Looking to group your students by phonics skill, not reading level. Use this quick assessment to quickly learn which phonics skills they know and which phonics skills they don't know in order to begin instruction. Includes:Assessment student
Subjects:
Reading, Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Assessment
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By Hello Literacy
As promised.... This download is a FREE resource, for teachers, but ultimately for the benefit of students. There is a lot here to process. Please read the Terms of Use and the Disclaimer documents in the Start Here file. The Terms of Use page
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson, Activities, Professional Documents
FREE
286
Digital Download ZIP (7.90 MB)
By Hello Literacy
This is a freebie file for anyone wishing to have students graph their own fluency data. There is one page for each quarter...sorry it's a quarter late. :-)Research tells us that when students take an active role and ownership in their own
Subjects:
Reading, Specialty
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
For Principals & Administrators, Assessment, Classroom Forms
FREE
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By Hello Literacy
Turn vocabulary practice of content area words into a fun, cooperative game with lots of opportunities to practice the word's definition, sketch of the word, synonym, antonym, sentence and syllables in a fast, energetic, hands-on, linguistic and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Vocabulary
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables
FREE
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By Hello Literacy
If we expect students to know a story's plot, we must first teach them how the Beginning, Middle and End of a story has a job.The job of the Beginning is to tell the reader the characters, setting and problem.The job of the Middle of the story is to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks, Centers
FREE
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By Hello Literacy
Use this rubric when teaching students how to think and speak critically and at the highest levels of Bloom's...Analyze and Evaluate. This rubric is best taught through the practice of conversations. Students need to be taught "how to speak and
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For All Subject Areas
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Rubrics, For Principals & Administrators
FREE
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Jen is a K-12 Reading Specialist who lives in Raleigh, NC. She is a teacher with 23 years of classroom experience. She is a literacy consultant, intervention specialist, teacher trainer, and staff developer. She blogs about all things literacy at www.helloliteracy.com. In addition to creating curriculum, she is also a font designer. You can contact her at helloliteracyatgmaildotcom if you would be interested in having her come to your school.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Classroom Learning Community based on Inquiry; Questions and Genuine Learning Opportunities; Hands-On Learning; 21st Century Learning; Cooperative Learning, Writing Workshop; Common Core ELA, Writing Workshop, Reading Comprehension, Structured Literacy & Guided Phonics (K-2) Guided Reading (3-12), & Vocabulary Notebooks.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Co-Founder, Co-Facilitator - Happy Go Teach Teacher Conference - 2016, 2017 Keynote Speaker - Teach Your Heart Out Teacher Conference - 2016, 2017 Keynote Speaker - North Carolina Reading Association - 2016 Keynote Speaker - East Carolina University Reading Conference - 2014 Contributing Writer for the International Reading Association - 2014 Contributing Writer for Parents Magazine - 2014 Creative Freedom Award - Duke University - August 2013 Invited Speaker - North Carolina Reading Conference - 2013 Guest Blogger for www.whattoexpect.com Knightdale 100 "Making a Difference in Student Achievement" Award - November 2011 Contributing Writer for the Parent Matters Magazine 2010 Teacher Trainer for the Florida Reading Initiative 2006

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA: English & Psychology, California Polytechnic State University MAED-READ: Reading Education, East Carolina University Reading Recovery Certificate, Fresno State University

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Favorite Meal: Lunch Favorite Beverage: Coca-Cola Favorite Morning Stop: Starbuck's Favorite Store: Anthropologie Favorite Movie: The Holiday Favorite Hobby: Beading Favorite Lipstick: Revlon Colorburst - Pink Ice Favorite Perfume (this year): D&G Light Blue Favorite Toy: My iPad, next to my iPhone Favorite Color: Pink

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