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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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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Teaching Persuasive Writing is an important part of Common Core. In order to advance my students' skills, I created this activity packet. This product is a 7 page packet that starts with an introduction, graphic organizer, and student practice.
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I created this activity packet for my students in honor of Halloween. I included a two page engaging story about Halloween. Your children will relate to this spooky mystery. The story includes several multiple choice questions, following by
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I created this 9 page activity packet to support your students' reading comprehension during the Thanksgiving season. Your students will enjoy a story about Thanksgiving (this text is fairly lengthy, and it would benefit your lower readers to
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I created this activity packet to accompany my students' reading comprehension during the month of December. Seasonal, colorful, and creative- these 8 pages will save you time and energy during the holidays. Christmas-themed, this packet includes
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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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This product is an 11 page PDF activity packet designed to help teach the 9 major literacy devices. This brightly colored activity packet is the perfect addition to your classroom. It includes activities for the following literacy devices:
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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 12 page activity packet to ensure that my students continued to develop their strategic reading skills during the Thanksgiving season. Perfect for classwork or homework, this engaging packet focuses on the primary comprehension
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This product is 30 pages of reading comprehension activities for your 3-5th grade students. This attractive packet includes over 60 reading comprehension questions to assess your students' understanding of the passages. There are 6 non-fiction
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I created this 8 page packet to allow my students to practice their cursive handwriting during the Halloween season! Using a variety of engaging activities, your students will practice seasonal words and sentences. This activity pack is perfect
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This product is a two page (upper elementary) reading passage + five short answer questions. This fictional passage includes humor, and your students will enjoy its light-hearted tone. The short answer questions require your students to reflect
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This product is a Thanksgiving Super Pack! You will find a reading comprehension activity packet that incorporates a story about Thanksgiving, as well as a complete activity packet for Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree. Your children will get
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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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With this classic tale being made into a movie, your students will love this engaging activity packet about synonyms and antonyms. This packet includes 10 pages of activities that will ensure that your students have a deep understanding of synonyms
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I designed this 5 page activity packet to use on a snowy day with my students! I saved it on my home computer to send out to my students electronically on a snow day to ensure they had educational items to work on! This creative and colorful
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I created this 12 page product to support my students with practice of their CVC & Nonsense words! Colorful and engaging, your students will have the opportunity match, identify, and read both CVC & Nonsense Words. Perfect for the season,
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Enjoy this Thanksgiving word search! Your students will have fun tracking down words such as "gobble" and "turkey" as they celebrate the season. I included an answer key for your convenience.
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Enjoy this Thanksgiving word search! Your students will have fun tracking down words such as "gobble" and "turkey" as they celebrate the season. I included an answer key for your convenience.
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Enjoy this holiday word search as a FREEBIE! Your students will enjoy searching for common seasonal words! This is a PDF file and will require Adobe Acrobat file to open.
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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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