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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
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By Teaching Literacy
This product features the following quote from the best-selling novel, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, by Kate DiCamillo:♥ “It was a singular sensation to be held so gently and yet so fiercely, to be stared down at with so much love.”I LOVE
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Novel Study, Printables
$1.00
10 ratings
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By Teaching Literacy
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 all! This ESCAPE ROOM is designed to be used after reading the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.3.10, RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10
$6.95
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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:
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
3 ratings
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Digital Download PDF (14.78 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
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 all!This ESCAPE ROOM is designed to be used after reading the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.3.10, RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10
$6.95
3 ratings
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Digital Download PDF (24.11 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
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 all! This ESCAPE ROOM is designed to be used after reading the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.3.10, RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10
$6.95
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (21.76 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
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 all! This ESCAPE ROOM is designed to be used after reading the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.3.10, RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10
$6.95
5 ratings
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Digital Download PDF (22.42 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:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Outlines, Novel Study
$5.00
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (21.53 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Text-dependent reading has moved to the forefront of elementary classrooms, thanks in large part to The Common Core and 21st century learning. Students as young as 7 and 8-years-old are being asked to think critically about texts across genres.As
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.6, RL.3.7, RL.3.8, RL.3.9, RL.3.10, RL.4.1...
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By Teaching Literacy
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 all!This ESCAPE ROOM is designed to be used after reading the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.2.4, RL.2.10, RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.3.10
$5.95
1 rating
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By Teaching Literacy
This product features the following quote from the best-selling novel, Matilda, by Roald Dahl:♥ “All the reading she had done had given her a view of life that they had never seen.”I LOVE this quote because it speaks of Matilda's love of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Novel Study, Printables
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (7.93 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
This is a NO-PREP Novel Study for the book, Polly Diamond and the Magic Book, by Alice Kuipers. This newly-released early chapter book is sure to delight your 3rd graders with its whimsical illustrations and spot-on observations of a bonafide
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.3.10
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By Teaching Literacy
This NO PREP BUNDLE contains 37 different graphic organizers that correspond to the six close reading Notice and Note Signposts, as well as a detailed roadmap for navigating the bestselling novel Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner. The STICKY NOTE
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
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By Teaching Literacy
Are you looking to engage your students in a more motivating format? Lessen your paper output? Save trips to the photocopier, which always seems to be jammed? Then join the digital literacy movement with this FULLY DIGITAL product! All you need is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Multimedia, Novel Study, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.4, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.2.8, RL.2.9, RL.2.10, RL.3.1...
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By Teaching Literacy
Students will practice and apply idioms, similes, and metaphors found in the bestselling novel, I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 by Lauren Tarshis. Answer Key included. The first activity asks students to sort idiom, simile, and metaphor
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
L.3.4, L.3.5, L.4.4, L.4.5
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By Teaching Literacy
This NO PREP BUNDLE contains 37 different graphic organizers that correspond to the six close reading Notice and Note Signposts, as well as a detailed roadmap for navigating the bestselling book I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 by Lauren
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.10
$10.00
$8.00
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By Teaching Literacy
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 all!This ESCAPE ROOM is designed to be used after reading the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.3.10
$5.95
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By Teaching Literacy
Students will practice and apply similes and hyperboles found in the chapter book, Polly Diamond and the Magic Book, by Alice Kuipers. Answer Key included. → The first activity asks students to sort simile and hyperbole excerpts from the text, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.4
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By Teaching Literacy
This is a word search for the best-selling novel Frindle by Andrew Clements. With 24 key words relevant to the text, it would be fun as a bell ringer, early finisher, or post-reading activity. Answer key included.The Frindle Word Search highlights
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$1.00
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By Teaching Literacy
This is a word search for the novel I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967 by Lauren Tarshis. With 20 key words relevant to the text, it would be fun as a bell ringer, early finisher, or post-reading activity. Answer key included.The I
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Hello, everyone! I am a Reading Specialist in a K-5 school and am in my 22nd 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.

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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, Special Education Teacher, Elementary Education Teacher, Supervisor, and Principal.

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