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By Teaching Literacy
My students (and teachers!) LOVE using sticky notes in the classroom! There’s something about the little bite-size nuggets of knowledge that can be expressed on a sticky note. Sticky notes allow students to demonstrate what they know in a motivating
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5...
$5.00
40 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (12.09 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:
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
27 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (24.63 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,
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
18 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By Teaching Literacy
Notice & Note has quickly become a teacher favorite, thanks to the super effective close reading signposts outlined in the book!This NO PREP product contains 42 different graphic organizers that correspond to the close reading Notice and Note
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5...
$5.75
15 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (13.50 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Save time and money with this awesome NOTICE AND NOTE SIGNPOST GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS BUNDLE!Notice & Note has quickly become a teacher favorite, thanks to the super effective close reading signposts outlined in the book by Kylene Beers and Robert
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5...
$10.75
$8.60
18 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By Teaching Literacy
Notice & Note has quickly become a teacher favorite, thanks to the super effective close reading signposts outlined in the book!This NO PREP product contains 79 different graphic organizers that correspond to the close reading Notice and Note
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.6, RI.4.7, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3...
$7.00
7 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (47.85 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:
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
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (22.23 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
♦ CLICK HERE FOR A FREE SAMPLE ♦I am SO excited about this product because it combines two fabulous things: book quotes and readers’ responses!FULL-YEAR LONG PRODUCT!Here are 40 age-appropriate, well-loved BOOK QUOTE posters from popular children's,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
CCSS:
W.6.10, W.7.10, W.8.10, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, L.6.5, L.7.5...
$6.50
10 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (211.91 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:
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
7 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (23.76 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:
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
11 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (21.83 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
5 ratings
3.8
Digital Download PDF (17.62 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:
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
2 ratings
3.8
Digital Download PDF (23.58 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
SAVE TIME AND MONEY WITH THIS NOTICE & NOTE SIGNPOST BUNDLE!Notice & Note has quickly become a teacher favorite, thanks to the super effective close reading signposts outlined in the book!This NO PREP product contains 42 different FICTION
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.6, RI.4.7, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3...
$12.75
$10.20
4 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By Teaching Literacy
Students will practice and apply similes and metaphors found in the Newbery award-winning novel Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly. Answer Key included.HOW IT WORKS:The first activity asks students to sort simile and metaphor excerpts from the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
L.6.5, L.6.5a, L.7.5
$2.50
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.65 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:
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
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (24.44 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
My students (and teachers!) LOVE using sticky notes in the classroom! There’s something about the little bite-size nuggets of knowledge that can be expressed on a sticky note. Sticky notes allow students to demonstrate what they know in a motivating
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.4.4, RI.4.6, RI.4.7, RI.4.8, RI.4.10, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3...
$7.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (18.46 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
This is a word search for the novel, Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt. 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 Fish in a Tree Word Search
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
5 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (2.89 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
$3.50
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (13.25 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
This is a word search for the Newbery award-winning novel, Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly. 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 Hello,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.49 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:
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
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (24.12 MB)
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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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