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Do you have trouble deciding where a student falls on the Guided Reading continuum? This FREE chart allows you to quickly see if a student is reading above, at, or below grade level expectations during the school year!I have it hung up in my room
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
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Are you looking for a FREE way to boost your students' reading stamina?! STAMINA is thought of as the amount of time that one stays on-task. In today's super-busy, ever-connected world, it has become more critical than ever that students are aware
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Graphic Organizers
FREE
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By Teaching Literacy
Looking to incorporate more student choice this year? This FREEBIE gives students choices for completing spelling homework for the week! Students could keep this choice board at home or glue it into their spelling notebook for quick access. Works
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Homework, Printables
FREE
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Save time by downloading and printing these EDITABLE HEADSET/EARBUD HOME LETTERS!If your kids are fortunate enough to utilize technological devices during the school day, it helps to have them bring in headsets/earbuds from home. Not only is it
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Instructional Technology, For All Subjects
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, For Parents
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This is a FREE word search for the picture book, SWEET TOOTH by Margie Palatini. With 10 key words relevant to the text, it would be fun as a bell ringer, early finisher, or post-reading activity. Answer key included.The SWEET TOOTH Word Search
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
FREE
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This is a FREE word search for the picture book, Elmore by Holly Hobbie. With 12 key words relevant to the text, it would be fun as a bell ringer, early finisher, or post-reading activity. Answer key included. The Elmore Word Search highlights
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
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This is a FREE word search for the picture book, IT’S NOT Jack and the Beanstalk by Josh Funk. With 16 key words relevant to the text, it would be fun as a bell ringer, early finisher, or post-reading activity. Answer key included.The IT’S NOT Jack
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
FREE
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This FREE no-prep Book Study has 35 engaging Common Core-aligned activities/printables designed to delve deeper into Little Wolf’s First Howling by Laura McGee Kvasnosky.Little Wolf’s First Howling is a heartwarming tale of individuality and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5...
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This is a FREE word search for the picture book Little Wolf’s First Howling by Laura McGee Kvasnosky. With 15 key words relevant to the text, it would be fun as a bell ringer, early finisher, or post-reading activity. Answer key included.The Little
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
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This is a FREE word search for the picture book Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones. 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 Izzy Gizmo Word Search highlights
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
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This is a FREE word search for the picture book The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton. 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 Princess and the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
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This is a FREE word search for the adorable picture book One Word from Sophia by Jim Averbeck. 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 One Word from
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
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By Teaching Literacy
Here are FREE Student Spelling Papers to use for pre-assessments and on testing day. Each Student Spelling Paper has space for ten spelling words and comes in two versions: 1) with writing guidelines; 2) without writing guidelines.Looking for more
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables
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By Teaching Literacy
Common Core Aligned!Strengthen reading fluency and expression with a FREE READERS' THEATER activity! Bad Boys by Margie Palatini is a fun choice, thanks to its side-splitting humor.Written with 9 speaking parts in all. (May be adapted for a group of
Subjects:
Reading, Drama, Speech Therapy
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Scripts, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RF.2.4, RF.2.4a, RF.2.4b, RF.2.4c, RF.3.4, RF.3.4a, RF.3.4b
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Are you looking for carefully-created SPELLING LISTS & WORD WORK ACTIVITIES to supplement, enhance, or complement your 1st Grade FUNDATIONS® Level 1 program (2nd ed.)?This is a FREE SAMPLE of my full-year 1st Grade FUNdamentally Differentiated
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
1st, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
RF.1.3, RF.1.3a, RF.1.3b
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Are you looking for carefully-created SPELLING LISTS & WORD WORK ACTIVITIES to supplement, enhance, or complement your 2nd Grade FUNDATIONS® Level 2 program (2nd ed.)?This is a FREE SAMPLE of my full-year 2nd Grade FUNdamentally Differentiated
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
RF.2.3, RF.2.3e, RF.2.3f
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By Teaching Literacy
This FREE resource serves as a handy guide when implementing the primary lessons of the Fountas & Pinnell Leveled Literacy Intervention Systems - Orange, Green, & Blue.It outlines the suggested structures of a 30-minute LLI lesson for the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Phonics
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Outlines, Professional Documents, Printables
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This FREE SAMPLE was created to give students additional comprehension practice for the LLI Blue System book (2nd ed.) How Bear Lost His Tail (#83, Level K).LOOKING FOR THE FULL VERSION, which includes ALL OF THE BLUE BOOKS - LESSONS #81-90? Click
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.7
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This FREE SAMPLE was created to give students additional comprehension practice for the LLI Green System book (2nd ed.) The Three Bears (#51, Level E).LOOKING FOR THE FULL VERSION, which includes ALL OF THE GREEN BOOKS - LESSONS #51-60? Click
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.5, RL.1.7, RL.1.10, RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7
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This FREE SAMPLE was created to give students additional comprehension practice for the LLI Green System book (2nd ed.) Waking Up, Lesson 1 (Level A).LOOKING FOR THE FULL VERSION, which includes ALL OF THE GREEN BOOKS - LESSONS #1-10? Click
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.K.1, RL.K.2, RL.K.3, RL.K.10, RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3
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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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