Open Mind Literacy

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Open Mind Literacy
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Multisensory Literacy Activities Galore! I'm a certified Orton-Gillingham Instructor and an IDA Certified Dyslexia Practitioner.
 
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This product is 25 different decodable stories to support phonics instruction! I created this product to reflect phonics, reading, and spelling lessons focusing on the following phonics/spelling rules: 1. Digraph –ck story 2. Glued sound(s) story
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I designed this 7 page activity packet to accompany The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. I love to use this read aloud to expose my children to the concept of giving and sharing. This PDF file includes comprehension activities that will ensure
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I created this 26 page product to use with my Orton Gillingham Materials. This product includes the materials for Syllable Bingo. This is a handy way to reinforce your instruction for the following syllables: Open Closed Consonant-Le (or Final
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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 product to accompany the instruction of OG lesson #1: Short /a/. This 10 page product includes multiple multisensory activities to support the instruction of short /a/: (Click here for lesson #2 activities) Word List (words that
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I created this 12 page packet to allow my students to practice their CVC words, as well as nonsense words. Using pictures, word boxes, matching, and more, your students will have the opportunity to learn about building words using the CVC pattern,
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I created this reading passage to support the instruction of the V-c-e (Magic/Silent E) spelling pattern. This passage complements the teaching of Orton Gillingham Lesson #16, but it would be a wonderful addition in a whole group setting for
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I created this reading passage to help teach Orton Gillingham Lesson #7- The "FLSZ" Rule. This passage primarily follows the Orton Sequence so as to be appropriate for your student. The passage primarily includes words that follow the rule
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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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I created this 10 page activity packet to help me teach Orton Gillingham Lesson #4- The Digraph - ck. Included in this packet are the following: Click here for Lesson #1 Activities Click here for Lesson #2 Activities A picture gallery for
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This product is a 4 page activity packet for the four major digraphs: wh, sh, th, and ch. Your students will have the opportunity to complete two different word sorts: one using pictures and one using words. They will then have two additional
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I created this 7 page packet to accompany Laura Numeroff's "If You Give a Moose a Muffin!" This series has always been one of my students' favorites, and I wanted to ensure that my read aloud could provide valuable reading opportunities. I
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I created this story to complement the teaching of the vowel teams: ee and ea. Your students will have the opportunity to practice reading and identifying various words with vowel teams ee and ea. This story is suitable for Orton Gillingham
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I created this 7 page packet to accompany Laura Numeroff's "If You Give a Pig a Party!" This series has always been one of my students' favorites, and I wanted to ensure that my read aloud could provide valuable reading opportunities. I included
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I created this informal assessment to assess a student's ability to segment phonemes in words. I use this as a screening inventory to initially assess a student. This product is a 1 page PDF, and it requires a student to orally segment 2, 3, 4,
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I created this product to support the adorable text, "Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon", by Patty Lovell. I love to use this read aloud in grades K-3, and I wanted to ensure that my blended learning class had a common core aligned activity to
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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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This 118 page phonics bundle includes all lessons for Level 1 of the Orton-Gillingham Sequence. Word lists, multisensory activities, sentences, word building, decodable stories, and more- you'll be ready to teach the entire Level 1 of the
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This 350+ page phonics bundle includes all lessons for Levels 1, 2, & 3 of the Orton-Gillingham Sequence. Word lists, multisensory activities, sentences, word building, decodable stories, and more- you'll be ready to teach the entire Levels 1,
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I created this 7 page packet to accompany Laura Numeroff's "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie!" This series has always been one of my students' favorites, and I wanted to ensure that my read aloud could provide valuable reading opportunities. I included
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 8 years teaching experience, and I've taught both second and third grade. I have a Master's of Education as a Reading Specialist. I'm a certified Orton-Gillingham instructor, as well as an IDA certified 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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