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Fun, motivating, effective, and easy to use, these Tall Tale Grammar Stories are great review for intermediate and middle school level students. They can be helpful for teachers in recognizing students' strengths and weaknesses for focused
Subjects:
Writing, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.4
$4.99
$3.99
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By Reading Spotlight
Fun, motivating, effective, and easy to use, these Tall Tale Grammar Stories are great review for intermediate and middle school level students. They can be helpful for teachers in recognizing students' strengths and weaknesses for focused
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.4
$4.99
$3.99
16
Digital Download PDF (6.12 MB)
By Reading Spotlight
Effective and easy to use, with no prep, this bundle is perfect for tutoring.The design for effective lessons from a reading specialist of 30 years will help you improve the performance of beginning or struggling readers at level 2.Research
Subjects:
Phonics, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Games
CCSS:
RF.2.3, RF.2.3a, RF.2.3b, RF.2.3c, RF.2.3f
$17.90 $10.99
$8.79
4
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By Reading Spotlight
Enjoyable, effective, easy to use, this grammar review can be timely and valuable.Intermediate, middle and high school level students enjoy discovering how certain holiday traditions developed while practicing grammar and spelling skills at the same
Subjects:
Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.4
$4.99
$3.99
5
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By Reading Spotlight
Grammar practice does not have to be boring. This story is fun, motivating, clear, effective, and easy to use. Try a Tall Tale Grammar Story to practice grammar and spelling skills with intermediate & middle school students.These tales focus on
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.4
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By Reading Spotlight
Fun, motivating, effective, and easy to use, this Tall Tales Bundle provides great grammar review for intermediate, middle school, and ESL students.The American frontier was both immense and harsh as it was developing in the 19th century. These
Subjects:
Writing, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
W.5.1b, CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.3
$19.96 $14.99
$11.99
2
Bundle
By Reading Spotlight
More than just a final exam, this 33-item test gives students instruction in choosing the best answer in multiple choice tests, a strategy that is not often explained or practiced.The test also includes an extra-credit Short Essay Question. It can
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.9, RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.4.1, RL.4.2...
$2.49
$1.99
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By Reading Spotlight
Just like the most famous of E.B. White’s children’s novels, Charlotte’s Web, The Trumpet of the Swan is profound and wise. It brims with sage perceptions into nature, disability, and maturation, while adding insight and a few chuckles surrounding
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$9.44 $4.99
$3.99
1
Bundle
By Reading Spotlight
Students love this activity because they get to move around, and it is actually very good practice in the sequencing of events after the novel Charlotte's Web has been completed. There is a physicality to it that helps some children who have
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.2.5, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.4.2, RL.5.2, RL.5.5, CCRA.R.5
$1.49
$1.19
6
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By Reading Spotlight
Grammar practice does not have to be boring.Try these enjoyable crossword puzzled that boost spelling, writing, and grammar in a unique way.This bundle includes 15 crossword puzzles covering homophones, collective nouns, irregular plurals, irregular
Subjects:
Writing, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1
$14.93 $10.99
$8.79
1
Bundle
By Reading Spotlight
So much better than another set of boring language exercises, this set of grammar stories is fun, effective, motivating, and easy to use.Students can read interesting stories about the history of sports while reviewing fundamental grammar skills.Ten
Subjects:
Writing, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2
$4.99
$3.99
2
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By Reading Spotlight
Fun, effective, motivating, and easy to use, add enjoyment to phonics practice with Beginning & Ending Consonant Bingo.So much better than another boring phonics worksheet, this game includes 2 games in 1. It provides the extra practice in
Subjects:
Phonics, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RF.K.1d, RF.K.2, RF.K.2b, RF.K.2d, RF.1.2b, RF.1.2c, RF.1.2d, RF.1.3, RF.2.3, RF.2.3f, RF.3.3
$4.99
$3.99
6
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By Reading Spotlight
Fun, motivating, effective, and easy to use, these 3 Word Search Puzzles are sooo much better than another boring phonics worksheet.Helping to imprint r-controlled vowels for automatic recognition later, these puzzles with more than 100 words use an
Subjects:
Phonics, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RF.2.3, RF.2.3b, RF.3.3, RF.3.3d, RF.4.3, RF.4.3a, RF.5.3, RF.5.3a
$1.49
$1.19
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By Reading Spotlight
Did you know that research shows that homophones are the most common spelling errors, even in adults?Most textbooks do not provide nearly enough practice to approach proficiency for many students.The crossword puzzle format makes these exercises
Subjects:
Grammar, Spelling, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.4
$4.99
$3.99
3
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By Reading Spotlight
Try a different way to improve vocabulary and grammar.Unique, effective, and easy to use, this crossword puzzle includes almost 50 plurals that name animal groups. An Answer Key is included.Be sure to check out other enjoyable grammar and spelling
Subjects:
Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.6
$1.49
$1.19
2
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By Reading Spotlight
Grammar practice in irregular past tense of verbs can actually be fun with a crossword puzzle format. These two puzzles include 100 irregular past tense verbs in English. Help your students improve not only grammar, but also spelling and writing,
Subjects:
Writing, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1
$1.49
$1.19
1
Digital Download PDF (0.56 MB)
By Reading Spotlight
Effective, enjoyable, and easy to use, this resource is a unique way to practice collective nouns.The set of two crossword puzzles includes almost 100 plurals that name groups. An Answer Key is included for easy checking.Be sure to check out these
Subjects:
Writing, EFL - ESL - ELD, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.6
$2.98 $2.49
$1.99
1
Bundle
By Reading Spotlight
Fun, effective, motivating, and easy to use, this bundle of Bingo Games is so much better than another boring phonics workbook page in providing the extra practice that many students need.These two Reading Tutor Bingo games focus not only on the
Subjects:
Phonics, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RF.2.3b, RF.2.3e, RF.2.3f, CCRA.L.1
$5.98 $4.99
$3.99
3
Bundle
By Reading Spotlight
Effective and easy to use, this bundle is perfect for tutoring.The design of effective lessons from a reading specialist of 30 years will help you improve the performance of beginning or struggling readers at reading levels 1 - 2.Research indicates
Subjects:
Phonics, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Games
CCSS:
RF.1.1, RF.1.2, RF.1.2a, RF.1.2b, RF.1.2c, RF.1.2d, RF.1.3, RF.1.3b, RF.1.3g, RF.1.4, RF.2.3...
$9.46 $8.99
$7.19
Bundle
By Reading Spotlight
Fun, motivating, effective, and easy to use, these 3 word search puzzles are sooo much better than another monotonous phonics worksheet.Imprint the words for automatic recognition later, while practicing more than 100 words with silent consonants in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Spelling
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RF.3.3, RF.4.3, RF.4.3a, RF.5.3, RF.5.3a
$1.49
$1.19
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

*Practical Experience in all Grades K-12 *Proven Effectiveness with Struggling Readers *Published Author (Scholastic Teacher Express) *Numerous Workshop Presentations for Teachers and Parents *Determined to Make a Difference

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe: *We CAN develop reading mastery with clear, focused instruction and compelling forms of practice. * We CAN encourage an understanding and a passion for reading in all students in all grades.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher Excellence Foundation, Teacher of Distinction

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. English, M.Ed. Reading

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Check out my website: www.readingspotlight.com for numerous free tips on teaching reading, spelling, writing, study skills, ESL, and much more! My blog: www.readingspotlight.com\ blog contains some of my most memorable experiences teaching reaching to struggling readers in a school with high poverty levels.

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