Open Mind Literacy

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This product was designed to accompany Jill Paton Walsh's The Green Book. Included in this product: The Green Book Novel Study- 21 pages of comprehension activities and questions for each chapter. Your children will enjoy this engaging packet,
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Students and parents alike frequently ask me for an appropriate book list on the student's independent book level. Using the DRA and Fountas and Pinnel's book levels, this list was created for all book levels, Kindergarten to Middle School!
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I created this engaging packet to accompany The Green Book by Jill Paton Walsh. This 21 page activity packet requires students to read each chapter, answer comprehension activities, and complete an additional activity to enhance their
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This assessment was created to accompany The Green Book by Jill Paton Walsh. This test is made up of 25 points total: 10 multiple choice, 5 short answer, and 5 essay questions. You will be ably to easily gauge your children's mastery of the
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Teaching genres is now easy! This product is a 14 page PDF document to teach all of the major genres. Each page includes a student-friendly definition of the genre, along with examples. These are perfect to print and post on your wall when
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This product is a 26 page Novel Study created for Suzanne Collin's 2nd Hunger Games book- Catching Fire. The novel study includes approximately 80 comprehension questions. This product uses primarily short answer questions, as well as graphic
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This Newberry Award winning book is a favorite for upper elementary classes. I created this 23 page novel study to accompany Gary Paulsen's The Hatchet. Included in this packet are the following: Multiple choice comprehension questions for each
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This product is a 50 pages of activities for the following three books: James and the Giant Peach by Roahld Dahl, SuperFudge by Judy Blume, and Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins. Each novel study contains the following: work with comprehension,
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I created this tracker as I work to use research-based interventions with students who are struggling with either behavior or academics. You will find this tracker extremely easy to use as I've modified several times to increase efficiency. When I
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This novel study super pack will save you a tremendous amount of time! Collectively, this is 50 pages of reading strategy activities that will enhance your students' understanding of what they've read. I designed these two novel studies for the
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I created this 22 page activity packet to accompany Patricia MacLachlan's newberry award winner "Sarah, Plain and Tall." This engaging packet will ensure that your students are comprehending what they read! For each of the 9 chapters, I included
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Tired of your students barely listening and lounging in their desks? I discovered SLANT my first year teaching, and it changed the dynamic of my classroom! I created this easy to use product with everything you need to launch SLANT in your own
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I created this assessment to accompany the reading of Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. This assessment includes 45 multiple choice questions that covers comprehension questions throughout the text, as well as 4 short answer questions that require students
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One of my favorite ways to add a little "spice" to my lessons is to integrate colorful paint strips. They are perfect for sequencing, making words, spelling lists, book marks, and more. The children love using them! I rarely have time to swing by
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Organizing school supplies is particularly difficult in the beginning of the year. My favorite way to keep track of both teacher and student supplies is using the attached product- supply labels! This product is 30 supply labels that you can use
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I created this entertaining word search to accompany Jill Paton Walsh's The Green Book. Your students will enjoy hunting down key words! I've included an answer key for your convenience. Enjoy!
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For Complete Syllable Bundle-Click Here! This FREEBIE is a great way to introduce syllable types to students! Using the mnemonic CLOVER, students will begin to memorize the 6 major syllable types which supports reading development. I hope you
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 8 years teaching experience, and I've taught both second and third grade. I recently graduated with a Master's of Education as a Reading Specialist. I'm a certified Orton-Gillingham instructor, as well as Dyslexia Practitioner. I teach Balanced Literacy at the collegiate level- teaching reading is my passion!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I use multi-sensory strategies to instruct reading!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

New Teacher of the Year Award (2007) at University Park Creative Arts Elementary; Induction into the Herschel N. and Cornelia Everett Teaching Fellowship for high academic standing at Queen's University, Charlotte, NC (2012).

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor's of Science in Early Childhood Education from Miami University (OH), cum laude, 2006; Master's of Education with a focus in Literacy from Queen's University of Charlotte, 2012. Certified at the Associate's Level in Orton-Gillingham. IDA certified Dyslexia Practitioner.

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