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This FREE product features the following quote from the best-selling novel, The Magician’s Elephant, by Kate DiCamillo:♥ “We must ask ourselves these questions as often as we dare. How will the world change if we do not question it?”I LOVE this
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English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
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This FREE product features the following quote from the best-selling novel, The Tale of Despereaux, by Kate DiCamillo:♥ “And so he was reading the story as if it were a spell and the words of it, spoken aloud, could make magic happen.”This adorable
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English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
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Here are two Cause and Effect activities for students to complete after reading the historical fiction novel, I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 by Lauren Tarshis. The first activity is a graphic organizer where students fill in a cause or
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English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
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4th, 5th, Homeschool
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Activities, Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
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This FREE product features the following quote from the best-selling novel, Inkheart, by Cornelia Funke:♥ “Books have to be heavy because the whole world’s inside them.”This adorable bookmark could be printed on plain paper or card stock and
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English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
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This FREE product features the following quote from the best-selling novel Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt:♥ “Life's got to be lived, no matter how long or short. You got to take what comes.”I LOVE this quote because it speaks to the greater
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English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
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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
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English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, Homeschool
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Activities, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.4
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I love graphic organizers because they help students conceptualize complex literary concepts, like character analysis. This FREE Common Core-aligned mini-book asks students to go deeper into understanding six of the characters in the novel I
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English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
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
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This FREE product features the following quote from the best-selling novel, Louisiana's Way Home, by Kate DiCamillo:♥ “Perhaps what matters when all is said and done is not who puts us down but who picks us up."I LOVE this quote because it speaks to
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English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
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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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