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 27 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 3.
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This product is a 13 page PDF file that I created as Reading Centers or Stations. There are 6 available activities: fluency, word study (word sort), sequencing, writing a friendly letter, fix me! (editing station), and figurative language frenzy.
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Reading Workshop (Guided Reading) is one of my favorite times of the day. In order to create a positive learning atmosphere, I created this weekly calendar for my students (and myself). On Monday, I list each of their assigned "Must-Do's" and
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This product is perfect for the Halloween season! This is a money and time saver!Included in this product are two excellent activity packets:Halloween Comprehension Activities (8 pages) and a complete novel study for Witches by Roald Dahl (23
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I created this 10 page product to support the teaching of the 1-1-1 rule of spelling. Click here for 1-1-1 rule fluency practice + running record form! This pack is the perfect way to introduce the rule and allow your students several
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I created this product to accompany the instruction of OG lesson #2: consonants: h, j, n, p, and l. (Click here for lesson #1 activities) Word List (words that adhere to the Orton Sequence) Nonsense Words Sentences for reading
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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 6 page PDF file that contains 3 different activities for practicing dialogue and use of quotation marks in writing. Your students will have the opportunity to actively learn about dialogue and practice correct placement of
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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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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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New to your classroom, grade level, or school? This bundle of activities is the perfect way to start off your year with effective literacy instruction. These 13 files have a value of over $50! Included in this cost effective bundle are the
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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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This 375+ page phonics bundle includes all lessons for Levels 1, 2, & 3 of the Orton-Gillingham Sequence. (over $120 value!) Word lists, multisensory activities, sentences, word building, decodable stories, sequence chart, lesson plan
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I created this colorful and engaging packet to accompany Roald Dahls' Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This packet is 27 pages worth of activities for the entire novel. I broke the chapters down into manageable segments and created short
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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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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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This 42 page bundle of activities targets the development of Phonological Awareness. Included: Phoneme Deletion Initial Sounds: Teacher Form Phoneme Deletion Ending Sounds: Teacher Form Phoneme Deletion Initial Sounds: Pictures Phoneme Deletion
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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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This 49 page phonics bundle includes all lessons for Level 2 of the Orton-Gillingham Sequence. Word lists, multisensory activities, sentences, word building, decodable stories, and more- you'll be ready to teach Level 2. Product Includes: Drill
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I created this 7 page packet to accompany Laura Numeroff's "If You Take a Mouse to School!" 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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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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