Laura Candler

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By Laura Candler
Analyzing Character Traits includes a variety of lessons, strategies, and printables aligned with the Common Core Reading Standards for Grades 3 - 5 that deal with character analysis. In this unit, you'll find a lesson on how authors reveal
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Graphic Organizers, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.3.3, RL.4.3, RL.5.3
$4.95
1429 ratings
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By Laura Candler
Exploring Poetry: Tools for Teaching Kids to Read and Understand Poetry is a 2-part poetry unit with lessons and activities for introducing poetic devices, analyzing poetry, and interpreting poetry. The first part of the poetry unit includes a
Subjects:
Reading, Gifted and Talented, Poetry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.2.4, RL.3.5, RL.4.5, RL.5.4
$8.95
881 ratings
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By Laura Candler
Classroom Book Clubs: Literature Circles Made Easy includes 5 short videos for teachers plus the printables you need to set up and run Literature Circles in your classroom. This method does not include Literature Circle roles, so the program is easy
Subjects:
Reading, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles
CCSS:
SL.3.1, SL.3.1a, SL.3.1b, SL.3.1c, SL.3.1d, SL.3.3, SL.4.1, SL.4.1a, SL.4.1b, SL.4.1c, SL.4.1d...
$14.95
539 ratings
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By Laura Candler
This Poetry Unit Bundle is a huge collection of poetry lessons, activities, printables and task cards that will make it easy to teach your students how to read, write, and LOVE poetry! This bundle also includes a poetry webinar with inspiration and
Subjects:
Reading, Gifted and Talented, Poetry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Cooperative Learning, Professional Development
$37.20
$24.95
650 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Laura Candler's Power Reading Workshop: A Step-by-Step Guide describes an easy teacher-tested method for implementing Reading Workshop in your classroom. You'll learn how to motivate readers by providing time for independent reading and reading
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Teacher Manuals, EBooks, Professional Documents
$14.95
274 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Graphic Organizers for Reading: Teaching Tools Aligned with the Common Core is a 161-page published ebook that includes over 3 dozen graphic organizers, but it's far more than a book of printables. It also includes mini-lessons for how to teach
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.4, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.2.8, RL.2.9, RL.2.10, RL.3.1...
$14.95
248 ratings
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By Laura Candler
Power Reading Workshop: A Step-by-Step Guide and Graphic Organizers for Reading: Teaching Tools Aligned with the Common Core make up this Reading Workshop and Graphic Organizers Bundle. Power Reading Workshop outlines a step-by-step approach to
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
EBooks, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$29.90
$22.95
240 ratings
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By Laura Candler
Nonfiction Graphic Organizers: Teaching Tools to Boost Reading Comprehension includes 15 unique graphic organizers with step-by-step mini-lessons that can be used almost any subject area. These graphic organizers work with a wide variety of
Subjects:
Reading, Science, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Minilessons, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$6.95
22 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Mastering Math Facts Multiplication and Division: Aligned with the Common Core and Power Reading Workshop: A Step-by-step Guide are paired in this bundle. Both digital books by Laura Candler include complete, easy-to-follow lessons, ready-to-use
Subjects:
Reading, Basic Operations, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
EBooks, Printables
$29.90
$22.95
42 ratings
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By Laura Candler
This Graphic Organizers for Reading Sampler is a 29-page ebook that includes a sample of the pages and lessons from Laura Candler's Graphic Organizers for Reading: Teaching Tools Aligned with the Common Core. The pages in the Sampler can be saved
Subjects:
Reading, Study Skills, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
EBooks, Printables, Graphic Organizers
FREE
43 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
How to Earn 10,000 Scholastic Bonus Points includes my best tips and secrets for cashing in on Scholastic's back-to-school bonus point deals. This freebie is a zip file that includes a packet of directions and printables along with an editable
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Back to School
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Staff
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms
FREE
248 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
How to Teach Kids to Love Poetry (Even If You Don't) is a poetry webinar that I present live twice a year, and the video recording is available as a professional development webinar in my TpT store. Register here to see a free replay of this
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Professional Development
FREE
116 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
The Great Chicago Fire: Upper Elementary Resources is collection of free printables and lesson ideas for teaching kids about the devastating Chicago fire in 1871. These materials are perfect for Fire Prevention Month (October) or Fire Prevention
Subjects:
Reading, Social Studies - History, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
FREE
13 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Candler
Classroom Book Clubs are similar to Literature Circles, but they involve much less work and they are highly effective. This program doesn't require students to have roles, and it doesn't bog them down with meaningless assignments. In this short
Subjects:
Reading, Oral Communication, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Mini-Course, Literature Circles, Professional Development
FREE
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Laura has 30 years of teaching experience in grades 4, 5, and 6. In addition, she shares her teaching strategies with others via the virtual File Cabinet and her blog on Teaching Resources (http://www.lauracandler.com). Laura is the author of 7 published books and over 100 ebooks.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Laura is known for her active engagement strategies and cooperative learning lessons. She believes in teaching students to accept responsibility for their own behavior and learning. She uses many interactive strategies and hands-on math lessons. Laura is passionate about using the Reading Workshop approach to share the joy of reading with kids!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Milken Family Foundation Awardee, National Board Certified - Middle Childhood Generalist, Author of educational books for teachers, Creator of Teaching Resources website

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education - UNC Chapel Hill Master of Arts in Elementary Education - UNC Pembroke

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Laura Candler is a retired elementary teacher with 30 years classroom experience as well as the owner of the Teaching Resources website (http://www.lauracandler.com). Laura is the author of over a dozen books for teachers. She was recognized as a Milken Family Foundation recipient and has her National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Generalist.

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