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 created this 13 page document to introduce syllables to my students. This packet is an introductary packet that explains the meaning of a syllable and goes into detail explaining the 6 syllable types, division rules, and more. Included in the
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I created this story to complement the teaching of the consonant-le spelling pattern and syllable type. Your students will have the opportunity to practice reading and identifying various c-le words such as: giggle, trample, wiggle, turtle,
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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 passage to reflect the Kind Old Ghost spelling rule. It complements Orton Gillingham lesson #16. This friendly story will allow students to practice reading & identifiyng words following this rule, and it will allow the
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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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Tired of creating spelling homework week after week? I use Spelling Tic-Tac-Toe, and my students LOVE it! It incorporates a variety of activities that will allow your students to practice their words in a creative fashion! Parents love the
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We all know that technology is now the buzz word in any common core aligned classroom. I created this resource to send home with my students. This product is a four page pdf file that recommends the top rated educational I-phone/I-pad apps to
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This activity was designed to introduce the soft c/g spelling. Though created to complement an Orton-Gillingham lesson, this activity would be suitable for any classroom focusing on the introduction of the soft c/g spelling. It
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I created this passage to support the instruction of the digraph CH. This 114 word passage includes only basic patterns and focuses primarily on simple words using the CH digraph. There are two forms included in this purchase: A student copy A
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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 is a comprehensive introduction to the Consonant-le (C-le) syllable type and spelling pattern. It includes 9 pages, and students will enjoy: an introduction to C-le syllable type a matching interactive game writing opportunity Sentences and
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I created this activity to teach the syllable division rules for multisyllabic words. The syllable division rules included are: vc/cv vc/v-c-e v/cv vc/v v/v -cle This is a 15 page document that includes an explanation of each syllable division
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I created this story to complement the teaching of the -dge spelling pattern. Your students will have the opportunity to practice reading and identifying various words with the -dge spelling pattern: fudge, lodge, edge, and more. This story is
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This activity was designed to support the teaching of the 3 sounds of -ed. It specifically targets spelling and complements the Orton-Gillingham approach. Students will listen to the word cards read by the teacher and select the correct lane,
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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 story to complement the teaching of the digraph sh. Your students will have the opportunity to practice reading and identifying various words with the digraph sh. This story is suitable for Orton Gillingham Instruction and
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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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This phonics pack focuses on introducing the concept of suffixes to students. It covers the following suffix rules: 1-1-1 Spelling Rule Change the Y to I Spelling Rule Drop the E Spelling Rule This pack includes templates to cut out and practice
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I created this file to practice the Bossy R/R-Controlled Syllable Type. It specifically targets spelling and complements the Orton-Gillingham approach. Students will listen to the bossy R word card read by the teacher and select the correct lane,
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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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