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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is an excellent PowerPoint to teach students about making connections while reading. This presentation specifically focuses on making Text to Self connections. (You can find the notes sheet here!)
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$4.00
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is a very simple resource for teaching students to connect with what they read. It is aimed for middle schoolers, especially those students struggling with reading. Currently I'm teaching some Reading Intervention 8th graders and they really
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3
$2.00
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
Looking for a simple but awesome activity for Halloween?! An activity that blends BOTH academics and fun?!This Halloween Character Costume Activity is perfect for any novel, book, or literature that you are reading! With this chart, students will be
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.3, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.7, RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.7, RL.5.1, RL.5.3...
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is a super easy, colorful, engaging, and fun way to teach students about making text-to-world connections. Examples and practice included!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$4.00
Digital Download PPTX (1.71 MB)
By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is a very simple and fun activity to help students make Text-to-Self connections while reading. This resource has an excerpt from Holes, by Louis Sachar, and asks students to connect their lives/experiences to the passage. Geared for Reading
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.10
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
There's nothing better than using contemporary music as a reading strategy! With this activity, students will listen to music clips, examine lyrics, create questions and connections, and use develop skills through reading lyrics! Fun and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Music, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$2.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is a scaffolded note sheet for the TPT resource, Making Connections- Text to Self Connections PowerPoint. This makes note-taking very easy for students!
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$2.00
1
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
After reading "The House on Mango Street," this is a great way to help students visualize the Mango Street house and compare/contrast it to their own. One of the main themes of House on Mango Street is the idea of a house vs. a home--and how one
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$1.00
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This resource includes a passage from ReadWorks. I created questions to help students develop text-to-self and text-to-world connections. There are two note sheets and they can be used for different aspects of reading connections!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$1.00
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
Looking for an easy, simple book to read with your fifth graders/middle schoolers? Sarah Plain and Tall is an awesome book! Here is a KWL (Know, Want to know, Learned) Chart that helps foster student questioning as a reading strategy/tool! Easy to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3
$1.25
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
Do you have students that are struggling with reading? Do you want to help students develop connections with what they read? This is a simple, yet wonderful worksheet to help students see and form connections between their personal lives and the
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.3
$1.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is a set of close reading questions that draws on the reading passage from NCSU, Piano Lesson. This resource is a set of post-reading questions that help students develop text-to-self connections! Great for fifth grade/middle school,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
RF.5.4, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.10
$1.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
Want a FREE creative and fun notes sheet for teaching Point Of View/Narration? This is a simple notetaking sheet that can be printed or accessed digitally (through Google Classroom). Students will follow along as you explain first, second, and third
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
RL.1.6, RL.2.6, RL.3.6, RL.4.6, RL.5.6, RL.6.6, RL.7.6, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.L.6
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Online Resource
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Hi! I'm Marisa Donnelly. I'm a teacher certified in English, Reading, Language Arts, and Coaching I currently teach students in the Southern California area, Beijing, and all over the world through my small business, Be A Light (remote-based writing coaching/tutoring/editing services). I'm passionate about creating approachable, useful, and fun resources to engage students and make learning a positive experience!

MY TEACHING STYLE

How is my teaching? Passionate, student-centered, focused on relationship-building, interactive, collaborative, engaging, and fun!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Waldorf University's President's Award 2015

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Waldorf College, 2015 B.S. in Secondary English Education B.A. in English B.A. in Creative Writing Endorsements: Secondary Reading Secondary Coaching

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