Teaching Literacy

 (392)
United States - New Jersey
Teaching Literacy
4.0
1,338 votes
 
FREE Download
Assess the general quality of my work with this free download
clear search
Leader Board Superb
My Products
sort by:
Best Seller
view:
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
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.00 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
This product features the following quote from the best-selling novel, Because of Winn-Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo:♥ “It’s hard not to immediately fall in love with a dog who has a great sense of humor.”I LOVE this quote because it speaks to the power
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Novel Study, Printables
$1.00
9 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.03 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
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 bestselling novel, Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3
$10.75
$8.60
3 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
This NO PREP novel study approaches the heartwarming text, BOB by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead, strictly through a text-dependent reading lens. The questions in this novel study move fluidly among the 4 levels outlined below to give students a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 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.10
$7.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (13.98 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
Students will practice and apply similes and hyperboles found in the novel, I Survived the American Revolution, 1776, by Lauren Tarshis. Answer Key included.HOW IT WORKS:The first activity asks students to sort simile and hyperbole excerpts from the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
L.4.5, L.5.5
$2.50
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.57 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
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, Stone Fox by John Reynolds Gardiner. The GRAPHIC
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.10
$9.75
$7.80
4 ratings
4.0
Bundle
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...
$4.00
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (9.79 MB)
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
This is a word search for the classic novel, Bridge to Terabithia, by Katherine Paterson. 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 Bridge to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.92 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, 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
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
not yet rated
Digital Download PDF (7.21 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Save time and money with this awesome BOB BUNDLE! In this student-centered bundle you’ll find: ♦ a BOB NOVEL STUDY designed with only text-dependent questions for deep inquiry! ♦ a super fun, BOB ESCAPE ROOM, perfect as a culminating collaborative
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Cooperative Learning
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.10
$13.95
$11.16
not yet rated
Bundle
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 mini-book serves as a guide for readers while engaging with the best-selling novel, Children of Blood and Bone, by Tomi Adeyemi. The book has so many layers to it that readers may need a guide to keep track of all of the characters and terms
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Novel Study, Printables
$2.75
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (3.83 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
This product features the following quote from the best-selling novel The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo:♥ “He must, he realized, know somewhere, deep inside him, more things than he had ever dreamed of.”I LOVE this quote because it speaks to the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Novel Study, Printables
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (3.19 MB)
showing 1-20 of 41

Ratings

Digital Items
4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:

4.0
Total:
1,338 total vote(s)
Ask Teaching Literacy a question. They will receive an automated email and will return to answer you as soon as possible. Please Login to ask your question.
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.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Yet to be added

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.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My Blog.My Instagram.And Twitter.

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up