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By LisaTeachR's Classroom
This is a close reading guide for Inside Out and Back Again to help you teach close reading this year! Lessons are modeled then gradually released. This wonderful book is written in free verse chronicling Ha's, a ten year old girl, journey from
Subjects:
Literature, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6
$11.00
154
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By LisaTeachR's Classroom
Wonder is a wonderful book chronicling Auggie's, a young boy born with a facial deformity, journey through school and the adjustments he, his family and his classmates have to make. This is a guide to a close reading of Wonder by RJ Palacio. Close
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$12.00
95
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By LisaTeachR's Classroom
Come with Alice and the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole! Experience Wonderland. This is a guide to a close reading of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. It's a classic written in 1865 chronicling Alice's adventures as she chases a
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Poetry
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.5.1, RL.6.1, RL.7.1
$9.00
33
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By LisaTeachR's Classroom
The Cay is a classic for a reason! I know my students have a fascination with survival stories and WW2.This is a guide to a close reading of the classic, The Cay by Theodore Taylor. It was first published in 1969 and dedicated to Martin Luther
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3
$10.00
35
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By LisaTeachR's Classroom
Great book on the power of friendship. Are you looking for great literature to read aloud? Are you looking for a guide to help with close reading? This is it!! This is a guide to a close reading of The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Literature Circles, Novel Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$11.00
40
Digital Download PDF (0.75 MB)
By LisaTeachR's Classroom
Great novel for teaching growth mindset! This is a guide to a close reading of this wonderful book, The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm. It was first published in 2014 and immediately made it onto blogs and even the Global Read Aloud. It's
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.7
$11.00
17
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By LisaTeachR's Classroom
This historical fiction novel by Kathryn Fitzmaurice is about twelve year old Tetsu and his family who are sent to an internment camp in the Arizona Desert after Pearl Harbor simply because they are Japanese-Americans. When his father is sent to a
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Literature Circles, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.5.1, RL.6.1, RL.7.1
$9.00
18
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By LisaTeachR's Classroom
Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures! This middle grade novel won the Newbery medal for 2014. The story is about Flora, a self-described cynic, who witnesses a tragedy/miracle in her neighbor’s backyard. She is able to revive the squirrel
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Novel Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.10
$11.00
12
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By LisaTeachR's Classroom
Google slides activity to study an amazing book! Inside Out and Back Again is a fantastic book. This is a wonderful book written in free verse chronicling Ha's, a ten year old girl, journey from war-torn Vietnam to Alabama and her problems as a
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6
$14.00
7
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By LisaTeachR's Classroom
“Everybody is smart in different ways. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid.”This is a guide to a close reading of this fantastic book, Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt.. It was
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.6
$11.00
18
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By LisaTeachR's Classroom
Here's your chance to dig deep into some history. Read an abridged version of the Mayflower Compact and a Letter by Edward Winslow which discusses the First Thanksgiving. Students will understand actual events that happened back then and get to a
Subjects:
Thanksgiving, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.W.8, CCRA.W.9
$4.00
7
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By LisaTeachR's Classroom
This bulletin board file includes a title page and CCSS sentence starters that could be used for citing textual evidence. Each sentence starter is labeled with the level of Depth of Knowledge it correlates with. The Common Core Standards for
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Posters, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$4.00
26
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By LisaTeachR's Classroom
“Everyone calls me brave. Is this what bravery feels like?”This is a guide to a close reading of this amazing book, Rain, Reign by Ann M. Martin. It was published in 2014. It took me a year to get through writing this guide- it's a very moving
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3
$10.00
3
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By LisaTeachR's Classroom
Using Mike Schmoker's ideas for authentic literacy as a base, I created gradual release lessons for three poems: "Mother to Son" by Langston Hughes, "Words Free as Confetti" by Pat Mora and "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus. I created an explicit
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Poetry
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$5.00
8
Digital Download PDF (1.19 MB)
By LisaTeachR's Classroom
Meet Auggie and his wonderful story when he attends school for the first time.Are looking for a guide to close reading? Are you looking for a digital activity to do with your kids? This is it! This includes a link to a Google slides activity and
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.6
$15.00
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By LisaTeachR's Classroom
Come with Alice and the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole! Save prep time and use this bundle to read the text closely, decorate your room, have a fun STEM challenge and cap it all off with a Mother's Day Tea! Get everything you need in one bundle
Subjects:
Science, Close Reading, Arts
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4
$22.50
$15.00
Bundle
By LisaTeachR's Classroom
Are you looking for great literature to read aloud? Are you looking for help with close reading? This is it!! Close reading guides for: Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai, Wonder by RJ Palacios, The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Graphic Organizers, Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6
$44.00
$28.00
Bundle
By LisaTeachR's Classroom
I use both of these charts in my classroom. I keep the sentence starters chart to help students when making their annotations. I encourage them to use different levels from the DoK (Webb’s Depth of Knowledge). When working with
Subjects:
Literature, Balanced Literacy, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Posters, Novel Study, Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.50
2
Digital Download PDF (1.08 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been in and out of the classroom for 30 years now. I love teaching language arts, particularly using the workshop model where I can confer with students individually. Technology is also a passion of mine- it's a tool for deepening learning.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My focus: Strengthening instruction by sharing best practices for innovative elementary classrooms.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

LAUSD Teacher of the Year 2017-18, NBCT: LRLA 2011

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

NBCT in Literacy:Reading-Language Arts. MS is Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Instructional Technology from CSUF. Multiple subject credential and bilingual credential. BA from UCLA.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

You can find me at: TPT: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Lisateachr Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+LisaRoblesLisaTeachR/posts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LisaTeachR Bloglovin: http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/12597175 Twitter: @Lisa_teacher Pinterest: www.pinterest.com/lisarteacher IG: lisateachrsclassroom

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