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♦ 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
33 ratings
4.0
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By That Book Life
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
37 ratings
3.9
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By That Book Life
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:
4th, 5th, 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
$6.95
29 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (22.38 MB)
By That Book Life
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 That Book Life
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:
4th, 5th, 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
$6.95
24 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (23.01 MB)
By That Book Life
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
13 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (13.50 MB)
By That Book Life
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:
4th, 5th, 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
$6.95
14 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (22.94 MB)
By That Book Life
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 That Book Life
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 That Book Life
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:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Outlines, Novel Study
$5.00
12 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (25.04 MB)
By That Book Life
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
11 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By That Book Life
I don't know about you, but those PARCC rubrics can be so dang confusing!Luckily, here are student and teacher-tested, STUDENT-FRIENDLY PARCC RUBRICS: one for the Narrative Writing Task and one for the Research-Simulation and Literary Analysis
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Rubrics
CCSS:
W.4.1, W.4.2, W.4.3, W.5.1, W.5.2, W.5.3
$2.75
13 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.36 MB)
By That Book Life
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 FULLY DIGITAL product! All you need is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Multimedia, Graphic Organizers, Google Apps
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...
$8.00
10 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (12.25 MB)
By That Book Life
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 That Book Life
Save time and money with this awesome BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE BUNDLE!In this student-centered bundle you’ll find:♦ a Because of Winn-Dixie NOTICE & NOTE SIGNPOST NOVEL STUDY GUIDE designed for readers to closely examine the text through a
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Novel Study, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.10
$11.95
$9.56
8 ratings
4.0
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By That Book Life
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
9 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.00 MB)
By That Book Life
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:
4th, 5th, 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
$6.95
12 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (22.83 MB)
By That Book Life
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:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.3.2, RL.3.4, RL.3.10, RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.10
$6.95
14 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (22.73 MB)
By That Book Life
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 That Book Life
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:
4th, 5th, 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
$6.95
5 ratings
3.8
Digital Download PDF (22.75 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Hello, everyone! I am a Reading Specialist in a K-5 school and am in my 21st 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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