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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
Digital Download ZIP (9.17 MB)
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
Digital Download PDF (12.09 MB)
By That Book Life
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 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
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
Digital Download ZIP (47.85 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
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:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.10, RL.7.2, RL.7.4, RL.7.10
$7.50
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (22.23 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
♦ CLICK HERE FOR A FREE SAMPLE ♦Common Core Aligned!I am SO excited about this product because it combines two fabulous things: book quotes and readers’ responses!FULL-YEAR LONG PRODUCT!Here are 40 age-appropriate, well-loved (and recently
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
CCSS:
W.6.10, W.7.10, W.8.10, W.9-10.10, SL.6.1, SL.6.2, SL.7.1, SL.7.2, SL.8.1, SL.8.2, SL.9-10.1...
$6.50
10 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (211.91 MB)
By That Book Life
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 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:
6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.6.4, RL.6.10, RL.7.2, RL.7.4, RL.7.10
$7.50
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (23.58 MB)
By That Book Life
♥ CLICK ON PREVIEW TO SEE SAMPLES ♥ It’s wonderful that you are teaching your students about the Harlem Renaissance! It was such an inspiring time in American history but doesn’t often get the spotlight it deserves. This HARLEM RENAISSANCE WORD
Subjects:
Vocabulary, U.S. History, Black History Month
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cultural Activities
$1.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (2.26 MB)
By That Book Life
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
3 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By That Book Life
Students will practice and apply similes and metaphors found in the Newbery award-winning novel, Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly. Answer Key included. The first activity asks students to sort simile and metaphor excerpts from the text, and
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 That Book Life
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
4 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By That Book Life
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 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:
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 That Book Life
Looking for a LIT way to decorate your classroom or reading area? These Book Quote Pennant Banners are the perfect thing! This product contains 40 age-appropriate, well-loved (and some recently discovered) BOOK QUOTES from popular children's,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$4.50
4 ratings
3.9
Digital Download ZIP (13.34 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:
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
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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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