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By Teaching Literacy
Give your students a literary experience they will never forget!Escape Rooms have become all the rage…and for good reason! They are highly-engaging activities that allow students to deepen their understanding of content. It’s a win-win situation for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10, RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.10
$7.50
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By Teaching Literacy
Give your students a literary experience they will never forget!Escape Rooms have become all the rage…and for good reason! They are highly-engaging activities that allow students to deepen their understanding of content. It’s a win-win situation for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10
$6.95
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Digital Download PDF (22.72 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Give your students a literary experience they will never forget!Escape Rooms have become all the rage…and for good reason! They are highly-engaging activities that allow students to deepen their understanding of content. It’s a win-win situation for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10
$6.95
47
Digital Download PDF (23.64 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Give your students a literary experience they will never forget!Escape Rooms have become all the rage…and for good reason! They are highly-engaging activities that allow students to deepen their understanding of content. It’s a win-win situation for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.10, RL.7.2, RL.7.4, RL.7.10
$7.50
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Digital Download PDF (24.88 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Save time and money with this awesome HELLO, UNIVERSE BUNDLE!In this student-centered bundle you’ll find:♦ a Hello, Universe NOVEL STUDY designed with only text-dependent questions for deep inquiry!♦ a super fun Hello, Universe ESCAPE ROOM, perfect
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Novel Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10
$14.50
$11.60
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By Teaching Literacy
It goes without saying that teachers want their students to be attentive and analytical readers of text. But how does one actually go about teaching students the process of getting there?Enter Notice and Note. Notice & Note has quickly become a
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Outlines, Novel Study
$5.00
26
Digital Download PDF (25.04 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Assess students' understanding of Lauren Tarshis' best-selling book!This ESCAPE ROOM is designed to be used after reading the novel, I SURVIVED THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, 1776, by Lauren Tarshis. It assesses students’ knowledge of major story events
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10
$6.95
34
Digital Download PDF (26.79 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Save time and money with this awesome BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE BUNDLE!In this student-centered bundle you’ll find:♦ a Because of Winn-Dixie NOTICE & NOTE SIGNPOST* NOVEL STUDY GUIDE designed for readers to closely examine the text through a
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Novel Study, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10
$11.95
$9.56
21
Bundle
By Teaching Literacy
Give your students a literary experience they will never forget!Escape Rooms have become all the rage…and for good reason! They are highly-engaging activities that allow students to deepen their understanding of content. It’s a win-win situation for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.10, RL.7.2, RL.7.4, RL.7.10
$7.50
11
Digital Download PDF (22.23 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
This resource is designed to give students hands-on practice sorting four types of figurative language seen in the novel Front Desk by Kelly Yang: 1) Simile; 2) Metaphor; 3) Personification; and 4) Hyperbole.How To Use This Resource:First, cut out
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
CCSS:
RL.6.4, RL.7.4, L.6.5, L.7.5
$3.75
11
Digital Download PDF (13.25 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Give your students a literary experience they will never forget!Escape Rooms have become all the rage…and for good reason! They are highly-engaging activities that allow students to deepen their understanding of content. It’s a win-win situation for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10, RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.10
$7.50
15
Digital Download PDF (23.76 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
The no-prep NOVEL STUDY approaches the award-winning text, Hello, Universe, strictly through a text-dependent reading lens. The questions in this novel study move fluidly among 4 levels to give students a robust, deep understanding of the text.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10
$7.00
12
Digital Download PDF (17.62 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Give your students a literary experience they won't forget!Escape Rooms have become all the rage…and for good reason! They are highly-engaging activities that allow students to deepen their understanding of content. It’s a win-win situation for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10
$6.95
12
Digital Download PDF (22.83 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Give your students a literary experience they won't forget!Escape Rooms have become all the rage…and for good reason! They are highly-engaging activities that allow students to deepen their understanding of content. It’s a win-win situation for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.10, RL.7.2, RL.7.4, RL.7.10
$7.50
10
Digital Download PDF (23.58 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Are you looking to help students conceptualize complex literary concepts, like character analysis?This standards-aligned INTERACTIVE MINI-BOOK asks students to go deeper into understanding seven of the characters in the novel The Tiger Rising by
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.10, RL.5.1, RL.5.3, RL.5.10
$2.75
11
Digital Download PDF (3.30 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
It goes without saying that teachers want their students to be attentive and analytical readers of text. But how does one actually go about teaching students the process of getting there?Enter Notice and Note. Notice & Note has quickly become a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Outlines, Novel Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$4.00
8
Digital Download PDF (14.78 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Give your students a literary experience they won't forget!Escape Rooms have become all the rage…and for good reason! They are highly-engaging activities that allow students to deepen their understanding of content. It’s a win-win situation for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10
$6.95
9
Digital Download PDF (21.17 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Give your students a literary experience they will never forget!Escape Rooms have become all the rage…and for good reason! They are highly-engaging activities that allow students to deepen their understanding of content. It’s a win-win situation for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10, RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.10
$6.95
15
Digital Download PDF (21.83 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Students will practice and apply idioms, similes, and metaphors found in the novel FRONT DESK by Kelly Yang. Answer Key included.The first activity asks students to sort idiom, simile, and metaphor excerpts from the text, and glue them into the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.6.4, RL.7.4, L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.5a, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.5a
$2.00
5
Digital Download PDF (2.56 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Save time and money with this awesome BRIDGE TO TERABITHIA BUNDLE!In this student-centered bundle you’ll find:♦ a Bridge to Terabithia NOTICE & NOTE SIGNPOST NOVEL STUDY GUIDE designed for readers to closely examine the text through a rigorous,
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Novel Study, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10, RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.10
$12.50
$10.00
9
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Hello, everyone! I am a Reading Specialist in a K-5 school and am in my 23rd year in education. Over the years, I've taught Special Education, Gifted and Talented, and Developmental Reading in grades K-8. I also published a 5th grade Common Core workbook for Kaplan/Barron’s Educational Series.

MY TEACHING STYLE

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HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

♦ Governor’s Educational Services Professional of the Year, 2014; ♦ Digital Learning Grant, Dissertation Fellowship, Rutgers University, 2013; ♦ Weston Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008; ♦ NJ State Governor's Teacher Recognition Award, 2006; ♦ NJ State Amistad Exemplary Teaching Award, 2005; ♦ Earthwatch Education Award, Teacher Fellowship, 2001

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a B.S. in Special Education, an M.A. in Reading, and a Doctorate in Education/Design of Learning Environments where I researched new literacies (eBooks and comprehension). I hold certifications as a Reading Specialist, Principal, Supervisor, Special Education Teacher, and Elementary Education Teacher.

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