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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:
Balanced Literacy, Vocabulary, Critical Thinking
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas, Centers
$45.00
$36.00
393
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Do your science goals include Forces and Motion? Use this set to incorporate Fluency and Comprehension (through repeated readings) in your Science instruction. Each one-page article consistently requires students to reread three times (to self or
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Basic Principles, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Printables
$3.00
128
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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
626
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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 video:
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Lesson
$15.00
$12.00
501
Bundle
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:
Assessment, Games, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.2.4a, L.3.4a, L.4.4a, L.5.4a
$11.00
$8.80
189
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, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Games, Task Cards
$3.50
237
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
If you are teaching inferring, this set of 24 Inference task cards are going to give your students valuable practice. Students make inferences using the Tier 2 vocabulary that is embedded in the task cards. These are great to have on hand as an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Games, Task Cards
$3.50
84
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
This series is for Phonics Intervention in grades 3-5. Many upper elementary struggling readers simply have gaps in their phonetic knowledge. This series is intended to help teachers fill in these gaps. This packet teaches Long Vowels using the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Lesson
$3.00
44
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
The Character, Event, and Setting Graphic Organizer set is perfect to teach, practice, or assess Character, Event, and Setting, RL.3.3, RL.4.3, and RL.5.3. This newly revised collection of reading comprehension comprehension graphic organizers are
Subjects:
Literature, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Graphic Organizers, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.3.3, RL.4.3, RL.5.3
$3.00
28
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Do your students need to practice written response and boost comprehension? For every CCSS Reading: Literature and Informational Standard in grades 3-5? This collection of 400+ pages of graphic organizers are adaptable for a wide variety of text and
Subjects:
Literature, Tools for Common Core, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Graphic Organizers, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.9, RL.3.10, RL.4.1, RL.4.2...
$57.00
$45.60
76
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Do your Big Kids struggle with Consonant Digraphs? This collection of lesson plans and resources will save you time as you teach remediation groups in grades 3-5. Many upper elementary struggling readers simply have gaps in their phonetic knowledge.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Lesson
$3.00
45
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
The 24 Idioms Task Card packet will save you time as you differentiate instruction. Students use the context embedded in the surrounding sentence and select the answer multiple-choice style. The idioms set is flexible to meet the needs of diverse
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Games, Task Cards
$3.00
64
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Need upper elementary phonics intervention? This set includes lessons and materials to teach the CVC pattern for short vowels. Many upper elementary struggling readers simply have gaps in their phonetic knowledge. This series is intended to help
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Lesson
$3.00
33
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
This Graphic Organizer set is perfect to teach, practice, or assess all CCSS Literature standards for grades 3-5. This newly revised collection of graphic organizers are adaptable for a wide variety of text and Common Core aligned for third,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Graphic Organizers, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.8, RL.3.9, RL.3.10, RL.4.1...
$27.00
$21.60
59
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Boost vocabulary and spark discussions about words with no prep! 5 weeks of Mystery Word of the Week included. Packet includes: Rival (noun), Arduous (adjective), Complicated (adjective), Magnificent (adjective), and Obnoxious (adjective). Each
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Critical Thinking
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
86
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Want to boost the vocabulary your students use when speaking and writing? An Academic Vocabulary Word Wall is a fast way to keep key vocabulary in the hands of your students. This collection of 123 Tier 2 words for 5th grade refers explicitly to
Subjects:
Tools for Common Core, Vocabulary
Grades:
5th
Types:
Posters, Word Walls, Printables
$4.50
83
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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, Professional Documents, Teacher Manuals
$4.00
611
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Boost vocabulary and spark discussions about words with no prep! 5 Weeks included!! Packet includes: Spectacular (adjective), Fragrant (adjective), Pedestrian (noun), Foliage (noun), and Ravenous (adjective). Each Vocabulary Word of the Week has
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Critical Thinking
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
223
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Boost vocabulary and spark discussions about words with no prep! 5 weeks of Mystery Word of the Week included. Packet includes: Luminous (adjective), Legacy (noun), Seething (verb), Morose (adjective), and Escapade (noun). Each Vocabulary Word of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Critical Thinking
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.00
109
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By Hello Mrs Sykes Jennifer Sykes
Do you teach Guided Reading? Are you busy? Do you sometimes forget the elements of your Guided Reading lesson? This is a "cheat sheet" to help teachers in grades K-5 remember what to do before/during/after reading during a Guided Reading lesson.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Handouts, Professional Documents, Teacher Manuals
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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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