Jen Bengel

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By Jen Bengel
This unit was created to teach students test-taking strategies that will help them do their best on multiple-choice and open-ended Standardized test questions. INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCE:5 mini lesson statements and detailed teaching instructions
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Test Preparation
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Minilessons, Printables
$7.00
426
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By Jen Bengel
The mini-units in this bundle include everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with these specific reading comprehension skills!AnalyzingBackground KnowledgeCause and EffectComparingInferringJudgingMaking
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.9...
$60.00
$50.00
376
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By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: SUMMARIZING.Use this resource to help your students MASTER the art of writing a great summary!COMMON CORE AND NEW
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.5, RL.3.1, RL.3.10, RL.4.2, RL.4.10, RL.5.2, RL.5.10, RL.6.2, RL.6.10, RI.2.1, RI.2.6...
$5.00
222
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By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: UNDERSTANDING CHARACTERS.Use this resource to help your students MASTER the art of understanding characters!COMMON
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.3, RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.6, RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.5.1, RL.5.3...
$5.00
135
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By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: INFERRING.Use this resource to help your students MASTER the art of thinking about making inferences!COMMON CORE AND
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.7, RL.3.6, RL.4.1, RL.5.1, RI.2.1, RI.2.4, RI.2.6, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.4, RI.3.6...
$5.00
132
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By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: CAUSE AND EFFECT.Use this resource to help your students MASTER the art of understanding and identifying cause and
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.6, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.3, RI.3.6, RI.3.10, RI.4.1, RI.4.5, RI.4.10, RI.5.1...
$5.00
106
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By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: MAIN IDEA & DETAILSUse this resource to help your students MASTER the art of understanding main idea and
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.2.2, RI.3.2, RI.4.2, RI.5.2, RI.6.2, RI.6.3
$5.00
52
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By Jen Bengel
The mini-units in this BUNDLE include everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with these specific reading comprehension skills!Download the free preview to see much more!Sets Available in the Bundle:Fact and
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.7, RL.4.1...
$60.00
$50.00
67
Bundle
By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: METACOGNITION.Use this resource to help your students MASTER the art of thinking about your thinking as you
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RL.4.7, RL.4.10, RL.5.10, RL.6.10, RI.2.1, RI.2.7, RI.2.10
$5.00
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By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: FINDING EVIDENCEUse this resource to help your students MASTER the art of finding evidence in a text.COMMON CORE AND
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.2.8, RI.3.7, RI.4.8, RI.5.8, RI.6.8
$5.00
30
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By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: SYNTHESIZING, or thinking deeper about your own thinking.Use this resource to help your students MASTER the art of
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.8, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.7, RI.3.10, RI.4.1, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.8...
$5.00
34
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By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: QUESTIONING.Use this resource to help your students MASTER the art of asking and answering their own questions as
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
49
Digital Download PDF (13.63 MB)
By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: MAKING CONNECTIONS.Use this resource to help your students MASTER the art of using their making connections during
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.3.1, RI.4.1, RI.5.1, RI.6.1
$5.00
36
Digital Download PDF (14.01 MB)
By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: THEMEUse this resource to help your students MASTER the art of understanding themes in a text.COMMON CORE AND NEW
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.3.2, RL.4.2, RL.5.2, RL.6.2
$5.00
36
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By Jen Bengel
The mini-units in this MEGA BUNDLE include everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with these specific reading comprehension skills!Sets Available in the MEGA Bundle:Fact and OpinionFinding EvidenceThemeSettingAuthor's
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.6...
$175.00
$140.00
23
Bundle
By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: COMPARING.Use this resource to help your students MASTER the art of thinking about your thinking as you read.COMMON
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.5, RL.3.5, RL.3.9, RL.4.1, RL.4.9, RL.5.5, RL.5.9, RL.6.5, RL.6.9, RI.2.9
$5.00
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By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: AUTHOR'S PURPOSEUse this resource to help your students MASTER the art of understanding author's purpose in a
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.6, RI.2.8, RI.3.1, RI.3.6, RI.4.1, RI.4.8, RI.5.1, RI.5.8, RI.6.1, RI.6.6
$5.00
17
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By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: TEXT FEATURESCOMMON CORE AND NEW TEKS STANDARDS INCLUDED FOR EVERY LESSON AND EVERY GRADE 2-6!Use this resource to
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.2.5, RI.3.5, RI.4.7, RI.5.10, RI.6.10
$5.00
22
Digital Download PDF (13.70 MB)
By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE.Use this resource to help your students MASTER the art of using their background knowledge
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.3, RL.3.3, RL.4.3, RL.4.7, RL.5.3, RL.6.3, RI.2.4, RI.2.10, RI.3.4, RI.3.10, RI.4.4...
$5.00
20
Digital Download PDF (14.96 MB)
By Jen Bengel
This mini-unit includes everything you need to teach, practice, assess, and build confidence with the reading comprehension skill: STORY STRUCTUREIncluding lessons on:PlotCharactersSettingThemeUse this resource to help your students MASTER the art
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.7, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.5.2...
$5.00
19
Digital Download PDF (11.38 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught 6 years as a classroom teacher and 3 years as a reading specialist. I am currently working on creating instructional lessons for teachers full time. I also spend time as an independent consultant, modeling lessons and offering professional development in literacy instruction. I love my job and helping teachers!!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I take a constructivist, inquiry-based approach to learning. I believe students learn best when they think critically, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate their abilities. Students learn how to learn. They ask questions that are meaningful to them, play an active role in selecting and defining activities with their peers, direct their own learning, and build knowledge through a collaborative, social process.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

* Bachelor's degree in elementary education grades 1-8 (University of Wisconsin- Oshkosh) * Master's degree in reading education PreK-12 (University of South Alabama) * Literacy Collaborative Coordinator (Lesley University, Cambridge, MA)

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