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Looking for some handy tools to help your students identify character traits? Included is a student list of 135 traits in alphabetical order. Use these lists throughout the year as you discuss books.There are 5 short stories to provide guided
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
RL.1.4, RL.2.3, RL.2.6, RL.3.3
$3.75
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By The Literacy Garden
Comprehending nonfiction requires additional skills and strategies. In order for our students to become proficient readers, they need to understand the different text features commonly found in informational text. This unit will provide you the
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Printables, Nonfiction Book Study, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RI.2.5, RI.2.7, RI.3.5, RI.3.7
$3.00
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By The Literacy Garden
Proficient readers are ones who are actively engaged with the text. We want our students to become critical thinkers while reading. However, how do you do close reading annotations with books who can't write on? I have a solution! This unit
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Nonfiction Book Study
$4.00
59 ratings
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By The Literacy Garden
Learning Through Literature is a series designed to help you and your students get the most out of a popular children’s book.Whether you are using this title for guided reading, small group instruction, or as a whole-group read aloud to your class,
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Literature Circles
$4.00
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By The Literacy Garden
Use these task cards to help your students identifying an author's purpose. Knowing an author’s purpose helps the reader to analyze information more thoughtfully. Included are: 28 Author’s Purpose Task Cards 3 Author’s Purpose Posters Student
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
RI.2.6, CCRA.R.6
$3.00
37 ratings
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By The Literacy Garden
These passages start off with an intriguing question. Perhaps something you have been wondering yourself! * How Were the First Potato Chips Invented?* What's a Perfect Game in Baseball?* Who Invented Legos?* What's the Hottest Planet?* Do People Eat
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.6, RI.2.10, CCRA.R.1
$4.00
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By The Literacy Garden
Close Reading to Improve Comprehension provides students with opportunities to analyze and annotate different engaging informational texts through guided practice and text-based questions.♥ FULL COLOR INFORMATIONAL MAGAZINES♥ Each topic contains a
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
$4.00
12 ratings
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By The Literacy Garden
These passages start off with an intriguing question. Perhaps something you have been wondering yourself!❉ Can I Make My Parents' Hair Turn Gray?❉ Where Do Marshmallows Come From?❉ Can I Sneeze In My Sleep?❉ Did Castle Moats Have Alligators?❉ What’s
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.6, RI.2.10, RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.10, CCRA.R.1
$4.00
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By The Literacy Garden
Display these engaging posters as you introduce each comprehension strategy. The posters include a kid-friendly description and multicultural clip art to support the strategy. This set includes 10 posters: ❉ Creating Mental Images ❉ Ask
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas, Literacy Center Ideas, Posters
$3.00
10 ratings
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By The Literacy Garden
Cite TEXT EVIDENCE provides students with opportunities to analyze and annotate different engaging informational texts through guided practice and text-based questions. ♥ FULL COLOR INFORMATIONAL MAGAZINES♥ Each topic contains a full color 4 page
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
$4.00
9 ratings
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By The Literacy Garden
Cite TEXT EVIDENCE provides students with opportunities to analyze and annotate different engaging informational texts through guided practice and text-based questions.This BUNDLE includes 4 resources!Check out the previews for each product for
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Tools for Common Core, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.7, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.10
$16.00
$12.80
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By The Literacy Garden
It is important for students to recognize the difference between facts and opinions when reading texts from various sources. These task cards will provide practice in identifying facts or opinions as well as an opportunity to write their own fact
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
RI.2.6, CCRA.R.1
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

My goal is to create quality materials that enhance learning beyond my classroom walls. By combining my 28 years of elementary experience with my passion for literacy and staff development, I am thrilled to provide resources for teachers and their students.

MY TEACHING STYLE

There is nothing more exciting than seeing the world through the eyes of a second grader. They are so eager to learn new things. Guiding them to new discoveries and providing opportunities to explore the world around them best describes the type of classroom I try to create.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

FINALIST for 2016 PA Teacher of the Year Teacher Excellence Award Finalist 2002 Commonwealth of Elementary Science Teacher Associate (CESTA) Phi Eta Sigma

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Advanced Certification in Literacy K-12 Masters in the Arts of Teaching Bachelors in Psychology

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am happily married to my greatest supporter and encourager. Together we have 4 wonderfully talented children and a loveable bundle of fur named Charley. I reside in Pennsylvania still teaching 2nd graders.

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