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Reading Notebook Anchor Charts for skills and strategies at your students' fingertips. **Updated on 9/28/2017 to add two additional notebook charts for writing a summary.*** This product includes anchor charts for each Reading Literature Standard
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This product has been UPDATED as of February 16th, 2018 to include FULL Size pages of the booklet.*** About this Product This product came as a result of my students’ love of the biography series “Who Was…?” If you have not looked into this
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This unit has been completely updated as of April 26, 2018. The updates include daily lesson plans and so much more!**Buy Bundled and Save**This resource is also part of at the two bundles below: Narrative, Opinion, & Informational Writing
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**This unit has been updated as of 10/9/2016 to include full page Writing Notebook Anchor Charts. These can be used for a Writing Binder instead of or in addition to a Writer's Notebook.** ***Buy Bundled and Save! This unit is now part of a
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**As of 10/9/2016, this unit has been updated to include full page Notebook Anchor Charts that can be used as part of a Writing Binder rather than or in addition to a Writer's Notebook** *Personal Narrative Writing Unit* ***Buy Bundled and Save!
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This resource includes 50 Reading Genre Posters for your Reading area, bulletin board, or anywhere you want to help your students identify and choose books of varying genres. The genre posters included are listed below. Posters
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Reading Notebook Anchor Charts for skills and strategies at your students' fingertips. This product includes anchor charts for each Reading Informational Standard for Grades 3-5. You might also like anchor charts for each Reading Literature
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Newspaper Article Writing Unit About this Product This is one of my favorite Writing Units! Writing a Newspaper Article about the community, school, or class is a fun way for students to develop their writing skills, as well as connect with the
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***This bundle has been updated as of 1/11/2016 with the new Opinion Writing Charts*** This bundle contains our Narrative, Opinion, & Informational Writing Units. Click the links below or inside the preview to check out the individual units.
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Buzzin' in Book Clubs! This product is a collection of resources to use in Grades 3-5 to manage and facilitate Book Clubs or Reading Partnerships. This unit is geared toward Book Clubs, but you will find that MOST (not all) of the resources have
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What this Product Includes: Anchor Chart Classroom Posters with the 5 Text Structures *Black and White NO Graphic Organizer (pages 3-7) *Black and White with Graphic Organizer (pages 8-12) *Black and Pink NO Graphic Organizer (pages 13-17) *Black
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***This product is now part of a BUNDLE!***Buy bundled and SAVE 20%! Click the link below to see what else is included! Reading and Writing Bundle The world of poetry is vast and full of variety. Whether you are doing a full on unit or trying to
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***This product has been updated on 9/13/15*** Let’s connect! The Literacy Loft Blog The Literacy Loft on Instagram The Literacy Loft on Pinterest The Literacy Loft on Facebook Email: Jessica@theliteracyloft.com You might also
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Why you and your students will LOVE this product... Are you struggling to fit it all in? As an intermediate teacher, this is my constant struggle. At a time when standardized testing can seem to dominate the curriculum, I am always trying to find
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About this Resource This resource includes 44 Notebook Anchor Charts & Word Lists to support your students in developing their Language and Vocabulary Skills in Reading and Writing. Some charts are simply word lists, while others are used to
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This unit has been updated 8.14.2017 to include Book Reviews. What is included? This bundle includes my favorite and most used Reading and Writing Unit resources in a package that saves you 20%. This reading and writing bundle includes the
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This mini-bundle of resources includes: Informational Writing Student/Peer Checklist Informational Writing Teacher Rubric for grading purposes (2 versions) Narrative Writing Student/Peer Checklist Narrative Writing Rubric for grading purposes (2
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What this Product Includes: 1. Teaching Points for the Unit- These are suggested teaching points you could use to teach this project. They do not need to be taught in this order and you may find your students need different teaching points. Please
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This Repurposing/Recycling Project is a wonderful way to celebrate Earth Day. However, I have included more than one version of the documents so that you could have your students create this project at any time of the year. This assignment could
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**This unit has been updated as of 10/9/16 to include full page anchor charts for a Writing Binder to be used instead of or in addition to a Writing Binder.** ***This unit has been updated as of 1/11/16 to include added Opinion Writing
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a 4th grade teacher in my 10th year of teaching. I have taught grades 3-5 with most of my experience in 3rd and 4th grade. My passion lies in Reading and Writing, though I love finding ways to incorporate Reading and Writing into my Math and Science curriculum. I have spent two summers at Writers Camp hosted by Poynter Institute of Journalism in St. Petersburg, Florida. In addition, I was identified by my district as a Writing Demonstration teacher. In pursuit to continually grow professionally, I received my M.A. in Reading Education from USF, St.Petersburg, FL.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I try to incorporate literacy across subject areas, as well as give students opportunities to have hands-on experiences. I think our students need a balance of teaching styles because as we all know, they come to us with a variety of learning styles each and every day. As our standards continue to become more rigorous, I believe it is my job to create curriculum which will allow them to meet those expectations, yet still enjoy the journey.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Krafs-Custer Exceptional Educator Award, 2007-2008 Writing Demonstration Teacher, Pinellas County Schools

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. Elementary Education, K-6 USF, St. Petersburg M.A. Literacy Education K-12, USF, St. Petersburg Reading Endorsed ESOL Endorsed

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