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 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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I created this 3 page lesson plan to accompany Orton Gillingham 1:1 instruction. It could be suitable for small group instruction, as well. This lesson plan clearly walks through each component of the OG methodology and inclues a few helpful
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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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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 3 separate novel studies designed to accompany Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, the BFG, and The Witches. My students love Roald Dahl's creative writing style, and they will enjoy these colorful and engaging activity
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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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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 47 page phonics bundle includes all lessons for Level 3 of the Orton-Gillingham Sequence. Word lists, multisensory activities, sentences, word building, decodable stories, and more- you'll be ready to teach Level 3. Product Includes: Drill
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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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This product lists poems to help students remember the long vowel spelling patterns for long a, e, i, o, u, and /oo/. This document supports the Orton-Gillingham approach, but it could be used in any classroom setting to deliver explicit phonics
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I created this 16 page comprehensive packet to teach all of the vowel teams in Level 3 of the Orton-Gillingham sequence. There are 24 vowel teams included, and they are as follows: ai & ay oa, ee, short oo oi & oy ea (short e) eigh &
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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 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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