Lessons in Literacy

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Close reading: Landforms- This 58 page product contains 10 landform-themed non-fiction close reading passages with evidence-based questioning sheets to go with each. Each landform has a cover page with a definition, close reading article, and
Subjects:
Geography, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study
$4.00
974
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By Lessons in Literacy
Main Idea Nonfiction Passages {Volume 1}- Need a way to teach main idea with a focus on nonfiction? This product contains 10 nonfiction passages on interesting animals. Each text gives a main idea with several supporting details using colorful
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.4.1, RI.4.2
$5.00
557
Digital Download PDF (34.98 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
This 68 page product contains 10 weather themed non-fiction close reading passages with evidence-based questioning sheets and extended response questions to go with each. Great to use as a whole group lesson or in small group reading. The articles
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1
$4.00
273
Digital Download PDF (31.54 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Close Reading: Space- This 54 page product contains 12 space-themed non-fiction close reading passages with evidence-based questioning sheets to go with each. Great to use as a whole group lesson or in small group reading. The articles are about the
Subjects:
Astronomy, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1
$4.50
224
Digital Download PDF (28.44 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Growth Mindset Reading Passages- This 54-page product contains 10 reading passages. Each passage is about a character who learns a growth mindset. The passages come in 2 options: color and black/white. Also, each passage comes with comprehension
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
134
Digital Download PDF (21.43 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Close Reading: Rainforest- This 68 page product contains 10 rainforest-themed non-fiction close reading passages with evidence-based questioning sheets to go with each. Great to use as a whole group lesson or in small group reading. The articles are
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1
$4.00
157
Digital Download PDF (59.93 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Paired Passages: Winter- This 70 page product contains 7 winter-themed paired passages (making 14 passages in all). Each topic has a non-fiction passage and a fiction passage. Being able to compare/contrast texts is a critical reading skill. Each
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.2.1, RL.3.1, RI.1.1, RI.1.4, RI.2.1, RI.2.4, RI.3.1, RI.3.4
$6.00
167
Digital Download PDF (18.64 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Main Idea Nonfiction Passages {Volume 2}- Need a way to teach main idea with a focus on nonfiction? This product contains 10 nonfiction passages on interesting animals. Each text gives a main idea with several supporting details using colorful
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.4.1, RI.4.2
$5.00
159
Digital Download PDF (33.06 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
This 64 page product contains 8 fall-themed non-fiction close reading passages with evidence-based questioning sheets to go with each. Great to use as a whole group lesson or in small group reading. The articles are about the following
Subjects:
Autumn, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1
$4.00
174
Digital Download PDF (47.64 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Close Reading: Spring- This 58 page product contains 10 spring-themed non-fiction close reading passages with evidence-based questioning sheets to go with each. Each passage comes in 2 different formats: whole page and half page with questions. This
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Spring, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.2, RI.2.2, RI.3.2
$4.00
152
Digital Download PDF (31.96 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Main Idea Nonfiction Passages BUNDLE- Need a way to teach main idea with a focus on nonfiction? This product contains 20 nonfiction passages on interesting animals. Each text gives a main idea with several supporting details using colorful
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
$10.00
$8.00
141
Digital Download ZIP (67.50 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Close Reading: Winter- This 50 page product contains 8 winter-themed non-fiction close reading passages with evidence-based questioning sheets to go with each. Each passage comes in 2 different formats: whole page and half page with questions. This
Subjects:
Winter, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1
$4.00
150
Digital Download PDF (20.37 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
This 58 page product contains 10 insect themed non-fiction close reading passages with evidence-based questioning sheets to go with each. Great to use as a whole group lesson or in small group reading. The articles are about the following
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1
$4.00
113
Digital Download PDF (12.95 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Context Clues: Reading Passages- This 34 page product contains 10 reading passages focused on CONTEXT CLUES. Common core reading standards ask our students to be able to understand unknown words using clues within the text. These passages practice
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
117
Digital Download PDF (5.28 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
This 68 page product contains 10 arctic animal themed non-fiction close reading passages with evidence-based questioning sheets to go with each. Great to use as a whole group lesson or in small group reading. The articles are about the following
Subjects:
Winter, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1
$4.00
139
Digital Download PDF (32.87 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Close Reading: Ocean Animals- This 80 page product contains 20 ocean-themed non-fiction close reading passages with evidence-based questioning to go with each. Each passage is lexile leveled into 2 reading levels and also has a QR code which sends
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1
$5.00
119
Digital Download PDF (26.07 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Close Reading: Famous Americans- This 52 page product contains 10 famous American themed non-fiction close reading passages with evidence-based questioning sheets and character bubble maps to go with each. Great to use as a whole group lesson or in
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1
$4.00
114
Digital Download PDF (5.54 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Paired Passages: Spring- This 70 page product contains 7 spring-themed paired passages (making 14 passages in all). Each topic has a non-fiction passage and a fiction passage. Being able to compare/contrast texts is a critical reading skill. Each
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Spring
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.2.1, RL.3.1, RI.1.1, RI.1.4, RI.2.1, RI.2.4, RI.3.1, RI.3.4
$6.00
109
Digital Download PDF (24.81 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
Close Reading: Zoo- This 58 page product contains 10 zoo-themed nonfiction close reading passages with evidence-based questioning sheets to go with each. Each passage comes in 2 different formats: whole page and half page with questions. This makes
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1
$4.00
103
Digital Download PDF (23.84 MB)
By Lessons in Literacy
This 16 page product contains QR code posters for 12 ocean animals to be used as non-fiction animal research! These work great for literacy centers/listening stations and are student motivated with differentiated printables. Each QR code is linked
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Instructional Technology, Informational Text
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.1.10, RI.2.10, RI.3.10, W.1.2, W.1.5, W.2.2, W.2.5, W.3.7, W.3.8
$2.00
81
Digital Download PDF (2.19 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught 7 years of pre-k, 1 year of kindergarten, 1 year of first grade and am now teaching 2nd grade.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe in hands-on education where the children are a part of each lesson in a memorable way.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have an associates and BA in early childhood education from Shorter University.

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I am a 3rd grade teacher at a school in GA, a mommy to an 11 year-old boy, step-mom to a 10 year-old boy, and a proud wife.

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