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By Teaching Literacy
♦ CLICK ON PREVIEW FOR SAMPLES! ♦ Notice & Note has quickly become a teacher favorite, thanks to the super effective close reading signposts outlined in the book!This product contains 8 different INTERACTIVE MINI-BOOKS with graphic organizers
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
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.7.1, RL.7.2...
$5.00
34 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (9.17 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:
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
This is a word search for the award-winning novel, Because of Winn-Dixie, by Kate DiCamillo. 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 Because of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
11 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.31 MB)
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
Save time and money with this awesome NOTICE AND NOTE SIGNPOST GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS MEGA 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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
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.7.1, RL.7.2...
$15.75
$12.60
13 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
Save time by downloading and printing these 115 kid-friendly 4TH GRADE SCIENCE VOCABULARY CARDS!These 4TH GRADE SCIENCE VOCABULARY CARDS align perfectly with all of the Next Generation Science Standards, as well as the 2nd Edition (2017) Inspire
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
4th, Homeschool
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
10 ratings
3.8
Digital Download ZIP (23.10 MB)
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 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
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
Save time and money with this awesome NOTICE AND NOTE NONFICTION SIGNPOST GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS MEGA BUNDLE!Notice & Note has quickly become a teacher favorite, thanks to the super effective close reading signposts outlined in the book by Kylene
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
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
$21.00
$16.80
5 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By Teaching Literacy
Tired of preparing students for the PARCC, only to have them freeze on the day of the test? Feeling frustrated on test day when a student gets stuck because he doesn’t know that “central message” is the same as “theme”?One way to address this is to
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Test Preparation
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Test Prep, Printables, Interactive Notebooks
$4.50
6 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (29.72 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
♦ CLICK ON PREVIEW TO SEE SAMPLES ♦ This WINNING GRANT PROPOSAL for PICTURE BOOKS TO TEACH READING STRATEGIES was written in 2009. Through the grant, we were able to procure a SET OF K-5 PICTURE BOOKS for EACH READING STRATEGY worth over $2,400.The
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Grant Proposals, Professional Documents, Printables
CCSS:
RL.K.10, RL.1.10, RL.2.10, RL.3.10, RL.4.10, RL.5.10, RI.K.10, RI.1.10, RI.2.10, RI.3.10, RI.4.10...
$3.00
4 ratings
3.9
Digital Download DOC (0.17 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
This is a word search for the novel, I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005, by Lauren Tarshis. 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 I Survived
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
7 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.70 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
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:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
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.7.1, RL.7.2...
$10.00
$8.00
4 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By Teaching Literacy
Teaching theme can be an overwhelming topic to approach with students. Sometimes we just need to know where to begin or how to stretch our teaching a bit further. Fortunately, this product may be the springboard you need to get you going or the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Minilessons, Professional Documents, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.2, RL.3.9, RL.4.2, RL.4.9, RL.5.2, RL.5.9
$2.50
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (4.83 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
This is a word search for the novel, I Survived the American Revolution, 1776, by Lauren Tarshis. 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 I Survived
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.71 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.

MY TEACHING STYLE

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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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