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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
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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
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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
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By That Book Life
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
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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...
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$5.60
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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
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This no-prep Book Study has 47 engaging Common Core-aligned activities/printables designed to delve deeper into The Good Egg by Jory John.The Good Egg is an entertaining story about a verrrrrrrrrrry good egg who learns the valuable lessons of
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...
$4.50
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This no-prep Book Study has 53 engaging Common Core-aligned activities/printables designed to delve deeper into Mixed: A Colorful Story by Arree Chung.Mixed: A Colorful Story is a timely tale about color, tolerance, and differences. 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.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.2.10, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4...
$4.75
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This no-prep Book Study has 48 engaging Common Core-aligned activities/printables designed to delve deeper into Potato Pants! by Laurie Keller.Potato Pants! is a hilarious story about a potato, some pants, and a big misunderstanding. A fun
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
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This no-prep Book Study has 42 engaging Common Core-aligned activities/printables designed to delve deeper into Giraffe Problems by Jory John.Giraffe Problems is a story about a beautiful giraffe who learns to accept who he is, long neck and all.
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...
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By That Book Life
I love, love, love Islandborn by Junot Diaz. The words, the illustrations, the overall messages…sigh. It’s a teacher’s dream.This no-prep Book Study has 40 engaging Common Core-aligned activities/printables designed to delve deeper into this gem of
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.3.5...
$4.50
4 ratings
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By That Book Life
This no-prep Book Study has 50 engaging Common Core-aligned activities/printables designed to delve deeper into The Little Red Fort by Brenda Maier.The Little Red Fort is a reimagining of The Little Red Hen in modern form. It tells the tale of a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Workbooks, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.2.9, RL.2.10, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3...
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By That Book Life
I love, love, love Islandborn, a gorgeously lyrical picture book written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz and illustrated by the extremely talented Leo Espinosa. This easy-to-follow Interactive Read Aloud lesson is designed to get your
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.7, SL.2.1...
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By That Book Life
CLICK HERE FOR A FREE SAMPLE!This resource was created to give students additional comprehension practice for EACH of the Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Blue System books, Lessons #101 - 110 (Level M). There is one comprehension printable per
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...
$4.00
2 ratings
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By That Book Life
CLICK HERE FOR A FREE SAMPLE!This resource was created to give students additional comprehension practice for EACH of the Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Blue System books, Lessons #81 - 90 (Level K). There is one comprehension printable per
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.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.7, RL.3.10, RI.2.1...
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By That Book Life
CLICK HERE FOR A FREE SAMPLE!This resource was created to give students additional comprehension practice for EACH of the Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Blue System books, Lessons #91 - 100 (Level L). There is one comprehension printable per
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.2.9, RL.2.10, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3...
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By That Book Life
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
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By That Book Life
This no-prep Book Study has 51 engaging Common Core-aligned activities/printables designed to delve deeper into Ricky, the Rock That Couldn't Roll by Jay Miletsky.Ricky, the Rock That Couldn't Roll is a fabulous book about friendship, compassion,
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...
$4.75
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By That Book Life
CLICK HERE FOR A FREE SAMPLE!This resource was created to give students additional comprehension practice for EACH of the Leveled Literacy Intervention (LLI) Blue System books, Lessons #71 - 80 (Level J). There is one comprehension printable per
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
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...
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By That Book Life
♦ 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...
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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.

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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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