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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
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
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:
4th, 5th, 6th, 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
$5.00
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (25.19 MB)
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
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
1 rating
4.0
Bundle
By Teaching Literacy
I love graphic organizers because they help students conceptualize complex literary concepts, like character analysis. This Common Core-aligned INTERACTIVE MINI-BOOK asks students to go deeper into understanding nine of the characters in the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.10
$2.75
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (3.68 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:
6th, 7th, 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
$7.00
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (50.68 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
This NO PREP BUNDLE contains 42 different graphic organizers that correspond to the six close reading Notice and Note Signposts, as well as a detailed roadmap for navigating the award-winning novel, Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly. The
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$12.75
$10.20
5 ratings
4.0
Bundle
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
$2.50
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.56 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Save MONEY and TIME with this BUNDLED resource!These two resources center on the beautiful novel, FRONT DESK by Kelly Yang. This is a perfect bundle, as you will get an INTERACTIVE MINI-BOOK to teach CHARACTER TRAITS as well as a STUDENT VOCABULARY
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$6.25
$5.00
1 rating
4.0
Bundle
By Teaching Literacy
This NO PREP BUNDLE contains 42 different graphic organizers that correspond to the six close reading Notice and Note Signposts, as well as a detailed roadmap for navigating the award-winning novel, Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson.The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$10.75
$8.60
3 ratings
4.0
Bundle
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 DIGITAL product! All you need is a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Multimedia, Novel Study, Google Apps
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
$10.00
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (16.76 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
This NO PREP, CCSS-aligned resource contains before, during, and after reading activities for the award-winning novel, Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly. HERE’S WHAT’S INCLUDED:→ Background information on the novel→ A Common Core Alignment page→
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Printables
$2.50
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Digital Download PDF (7.21 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
This Common Core-aligned product features 20 key vocabulary words from the best-selling and Newbery award-winning novel, Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly. To complete these activities, students read the excerpt from the text and use context
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.6.4, RL.7.4, L.5.4, L.6.4, L.7.4, L.7.4a
$3.50
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (6.13 MB)
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
The no-prep NOVEL STUDY approaches the Newbery Award-winning text Merci Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina strictly through a text-dependent reading lens. The questions in this novel study move fluidly among 4 levels to give students a robust, deep
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.10, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4...
$7.00
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Digital Download PDF (23.47 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
I love graphic organizers because they help students conceptualize complex literary concepts, like character analysis.This Common Core-aligned INTERACTIVE MINI-BOOK asks students to go deeper into understanding seven of the characters in the novel,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.3
$2.75
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (3.36 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
This Common Core-aligned product features 20 key vocabulary words from the novel, Front Desk by Kelly Yang. These words were specifically chosen because they are important to the plot. To complete these activities, students read the excerpt from
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$3.50
not yet rated
Digital Download PDF (6.29 MB)
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 Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson. The
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.10, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.5, RL.5.10, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3...
$10.00
$8.00
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By Teaching Literacy
Looking for a middle-grade fiction novel that's sure to get your kids hooked? Small Spaces by Katherine Arden is just the ticket!The no-prep NOVEL STUDY approaches the spine-tingling text, Small Spaces, strictly through a text-dependent reading
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.10, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4...
$7.00
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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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