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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
Save time by downloading and printing these 73 kid-friendly 1st GRADE SCIENCE VOCABULARY CARDS!These 1st GRADE SCIENCE VOCABULARY CARDS align perfectly with the all of Next Generation Science Standards, as well as the 2nd Edition (2017) Inspire
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
1st, Homeschool
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.50
19 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (17.50 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
(*REVISED on 7/2018; BIGGER cards with rectangular frames and cutting guidelines.)Save time by downloading and printing these 91 kid-friendly 2ND GRADE SCIENCE VOCABULARY CARDS!These 2ND GRADE SCIENCE VOCABULARY CARDS align perfectly with all of the
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.75
33 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (19.02 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
This no-prep Book Study has 48 engaging Common Core-aligned activities/printables designed to delve deeper into A Tale of Two Beasts by Fiona Roberton.A Tale of Two Beasts is an entertaining story about a girl who comes across a “Strange Beast” in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4...
$4.50
10 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (18.17 MB)
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
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By Teaching Literacy
This no-prep Book Study has 53 engaging Common Core-aligned activities/printables designed to delve deeper into Nerdy Birdy Tweets by Aaron Reynolds.Nerdy Birdy Tweets is a timely tale of two friends whose bond is tested by technology. This is a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5...
$4.75
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (20.16 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Save time by downloading and printing these 81 kid-friendly 3rd GRADE SCIENCE VOCABULARY CARDS!These 3rd 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:
3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.50
12 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (19.11 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Save MONEY and TIME with this BUNDLED resource!These two resources center on the beautiful picture book, Islandborn, by Junot Diaz. This is a perfect bundle, as you will get an Interactive Read Aloud lesson (complete with Read Aloud Stopping Point
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.5...
$7.00
$5.60
4 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By Teaching Literacy
Save time by downloading and printing these 117 kid-friendly 5TH GRADE SCIENCE VOCABULARY CARDS!These 5TH GRADE SCIENCE VOCABULARY CARDS align perfectly with the all of the Next Generation Science Standards, as well as the 2nd Edition (2017) Inspire
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
5th, Homeschool
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$5.00
12 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (22.92 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
♦ SEE PREVIEW FOR SAMPLES ♦ MINDFULNESS is a way of life. Many school districts (including my own) have adopted mindfulness as a powerful tool and approach to combat toxic stress. Research has shown that a mindful mindset can help students become
Subjects:
Classroom Management, School Counseling, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$3.50
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (9.87 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
(*REVISED on 7/2018; BIGGER cards with rectangular frames and cutting guidelines.)Save time by downloading and printing these 69 kid-friendly KINDERGARTEN SCIENCE VOCABULARY CARDS!These KINDERGARTEN SCIENCE VOCABULARY CARDS align perfectly with all
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
Kindergarten, Homeschool
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.50
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (17.81 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
This no-prep Book Study has 42 engaging Common Core-aligned activities/printables designed to delve deeper into The Very Impatient Caterpillar by Ross Burach.The Very Impatient Caterpillar is a hilarious story about a verrrrrrrrrrry impatient insect
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.2.10
$4.50
6 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (16.08 MB)
By Teaching Literacy
Save time by downloading and printing these NGSS I CAN STATEMENT POSTERS & 91 kid-friendly 2ND GRADE SCIENCE VOCABULARY CARDS!The student-friendly “I Can” posters align to all of the 2nd grade Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Each "I
Subjects:
Science, Other (Science), General Science
Grades:
2nd, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$7.75
$6.25
7 ratings
3.7
Bundle
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)
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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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