Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes

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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Involve your upper elementary students and their parents with fun and simple projects they can use at home at your next Open House, Curriculum Evening, or Literacy Night! A Make-and-Take night gives them an immediate tool they can use at home to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, Balanced Literacy
Grades:
Staff, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
For Parents, For Principals & Administrators, Activities
$8.00
622
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
It's word work for Big Kids when you Build a Mystery Word! This set is a great way to get your students active. Kids manipulate letters to create new words, while still spending time thinking critically, using sentence level context clues, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
L.3.4a, L.4.4c
$3.00
175
Digital Download PDF (2.28 MB)
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Working on prefix and suffix? Need a fun activity that your students will beg to play?This "I Have... Who Has..." game works to practice the meanings of common prefixes and suffixes: un, re, pre, -able, -ful, and -less. This prefix and suffix game
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Games
CCSS:
L.2.4b, L.3.4b, L.4.4
$3.00
381
Digital Download PDF (1.92 MB)
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Students need to practice using Context Clues, and this collection of 36 Context Clues Task Cards / SCOOT Game and Quick Assessment will save you time as you differentiate instruction. Students use the context embedded in the surrounding sentence
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Critical Thinking, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Internet Activities, Games
CCSS:
L.2.4a, L.3.4a, L.4.4a
$4.00
1,230
Digital Download ZIP (2.85 MB)
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Many upper elementary struggling readers simply have gaps in their phonetic knowledge. This series is intended to help teachers fill in these gaps, and is intended to be used with struggling readers. For a peek inside, check out this short
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$15.00
$12.00
500
Bundle
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Boost Vocabulary with little prep work! Use the Mystery Word of the Week clues to spark discussion of words in a few minutes per day. Each of the 90 Mystery Word of the Week has 4 daily clue posters and the "answer" poster for Fridays. Daily clues
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Balanced Literacy, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$45.00
$36.00
390
Bundle
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
The 24 Compare and Contrast Task cards (12 fiction, 12 non-fiction) are great to have on hand as an extension activity for early finishers, a remediation activity that can be led by a volunteer or paraprofessional, as a review prior to standardized
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Interactive Whiteboard, Games
$4.00
661
Digital Download ZIP (1.91 MB)
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Teaching Prefixes and Suffixes? Want to incorporate fun and easy to implement prefix and suffix games to engage your students? If you teach prefixes and suffixes, this collection will same you time and make learning fun. This collection of 4 small
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Critical Thinking, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards, Games
CCSS:
L.2.4, L.2.4b, L.3.4, L.3.4b, L.4.4
$15.00
$12.00
239
Bundle
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Students need practice to easily identify an Author’s Purpose for various texts, and this collection of 36 Author’s Purpose Task Cards / SCOOT Game and Quick Assessment will save you time as you differentiate instruction. Students identify the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.2.6
$4.00
671
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
This 30+ page packet is packed full of strategies and tips from a National Board Certified Teacher for anyone teaching Guided Reading in grades K-5. What is Guided Reading? When can I take anecdotal notes? What does my lesson plan look like? This
Subjects:
Professional Development, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Professional Documents, Teacher Manuals
$4.00
609
Digital Download PDF (2.03 MB)
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
24 Character Traits Boom Cards now included! The 24 Character Traits Task cards are great to have on hand as an extension activity for early finishers, a remediation activity, as a multi-age or ability activity, or to play Scoot. Project the task
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Games
CCSS:
RL.2.3, RL.3.3
$3.50
356
Digital Download ZIP (1.39 MB)
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Need a challenging and engaging way to keep your Upper Elementary students working on words? The 30 Build A Mystery Word sheets in this bundle are a great way to get your students actively manipulating letters to create new words. Remember, Upper
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
L.3.4a, L.4.4c
$12.00
$9.60
162
Bundle
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Do your students struggle with Context Clues? Use this game for mini-lessons, whole group lessons, an interactive literacy center, or as a springboard for whole class discussions. With this interactive PowerPoint game, your students cheer as it
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Critical Thinking, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Games
CCSS:
L.2.4a, L.3.4a, L.4.4a
$3.00
66
Digital Download ZIP (13.64 MB)
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
★ Now includes a full deck of Boom cards (read on for more details) ★Context Clues bundle has two sets of Context Clues Task Cards (each in color and b/w) each with Scoot Games and Quick Assessments, one full deck of Boom Cards!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Task Cards, Assessment, Games
CCSS:
L.2.4a, L.3.4a, L.4.4a, L.5.4a
$10.00
$8.00
186
Bundle
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Context Clues can be tricky, but this context clue matching game is a quick and fun way for students to practice using their context clues! For whole group, split the class in teams and call out the clues. The first team to correctly identify the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
CCSS:
L.2.4a, L.3.4a, L.4.4a
$3.00
220
Digital Download PDF (1.43 MB)
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
The cause and effect matching cards and task cards are an effective and flexible resource you can use to differentiate instruction for a variety of learners. That's 2 resources for the price of 1! The matching cards (12 cause, 12 effect) can be used
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Critical Thinking
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Games
$3.00
387
Digital Download ZIP (1.58 MB)
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Students need to write every day, and this bundle contains 90 writing prompts! The 30 narrative, 30 informative, and 30 persuasive writing prompts are a fast and easy way to incorporate daily writing practice. This set includes 90 writing prompts,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Interactive Whiteboard
CCSS:
W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3
$12.00
$9.60
82
Bundle
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Teaching prefixes and suffixes? Want a game that your students will LOVE playing? The Prefix/Suffix Matching BAM! game is a memory game with a twist to practice the meanings of common prefixes and suffixes: un, re, pre, -able, -ful, and -less.
Subjects:
Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Games
CCSS:
L.2.4b, L.3.4b, L.4.4
$3.00
103
Digital Download PDF (2.98 MB)
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
The 24 Compare and Contrast Task cards (12 fiction, 12 non-fiction) are great to have on hand as an extension activity for early finishers, a remediation activity that can be led by a volunteer or paraprofessional, as a review prior to standardized
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Games
$3.00
232
Digital Download PDF (1.16 MB)
By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Students need to write every day, and this collection of 30 informative writing prompts are a fast and easy way to incorporate daily writing practice. This set includes 30 writing prompts, with a 3rd grade-specific rubric by each prompt. These
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Projects, Literacy Center Ideas, Interactive Whiteboard
CCSS:
W.3.2
$4.00
52
Digital Download ZIP (1.77 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Hello! I'm Jennifer Sykes, a former literacy specialist. I found my passion creating resources and games that are engaging, relevant, and easy to adapt to meet the needs of all learners. I have 17 years of experience teaching struggling readers in grades 2-5. I love working with teachers to boost the vocabulary of their entire class, so be sure look through my store for mystery words and vocabulary boosts. Thank you!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am particularly passionate about developing the vocabulary of all learners, which sets the stage for future successes! Over the years, I have been an Upper Elementary Literacy Specialist, Upper Elementary Literacy Coach, and classroom teacher/co-teacher in grades 1-5. I love to work closely with teachers in implementation of best practices in Literacy, including Guided Reading, Vocabulary Development, Digging Deeper in Utilizing Student Data, and Focusing on Comprehension. I blog about all things literacy at Hello Mrs Sykes

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I was supported and cared for by some exceptional teachers over the years, and I knew I wanted to make that difference for others. If it weren't for my first teachers (my parents!) I would not have graduated from High School on time! I was ready to toss in the towel after my attempts to learn world history, but they believed in me, and for that, I am forever grateful!

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I love learning and teaching with others. Visit my blog, www.hellomrssykes.com, for upper elementary literacy freebies, resources, and ideas. Happy teaching!

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