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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By Open Mind Literacy
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 that
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.2.1, RL.3.1, RL.4.1
$4.00
45 ratings
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
W.3.1, W.4.1, W.5.1
$4.50
47 ratings
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Halloween
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.4.1, RL.5.1
$3.00
20 ratings
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.3.1, RL.4.1, RL.5.1
$3.00
14 ratings
3.9
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By Open Mind Literacy
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.50
8 ratings
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RF.K.3, RF.1.3, RF.2.3, RF.3.3
$3.00
13 ratings
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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 skills
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
$1.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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:
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.50
11 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (3.49 MB)
By Open Mind Literacy
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,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
13 ratings
3.9
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By Open Mind Literacy
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Halloween, Handwriting
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.50
7 ratings
3.9
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By Open Mind Literacy
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
Subjects:
Reading, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
2 ratings
3.8
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By Open Mind Literacy
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, Winter
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, St. Patrick's Day
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.75
1 rating
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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.
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
FREE
15 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.55 MB)
By Open Mind Literacy
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.
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
FREE
5 ratings
4.0
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By Open Mind Literacy
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.
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
FREE
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.93 MB)
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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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