The Reading Toolbox

 (55)
United States - Maryland - Pasadena
The Reading Toolbox
3.9
148 votes
If you are passionate about your job, then you'll never work a day in your life.
 
FREE Download
Assess the general quality of my work with this free download
clear search
Column Superb
My Products
sort by:
Best Seller
view:
By The Reading Toolbox
Good readers visualize when they read. Students picture themselves with the character and draw a selfie to capture an important event from the story. Add a # caption that includes the character's important words and actions from the text. Students
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Graphic Organizers
$2.00
16 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (0.15 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
Easily plan for your flexible guided reading groups with this digital planner. I dread using a traditional planner because I find that I'm always rearranging lessons and students. Simply type students names into the reading groups. Add anecdotal
Subjects:
Reading, Classroom Management, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Excel Spreadsheets
$3.01
12 ratings
4.0
Digital Download XLSX (0.07 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
An author has a plan when he/she writes. An author wants to inform the reader and provides details that support the topic. Readers can use the author’s blueprint, or plan, to determine the main idea.
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Posters, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RI.2.2, RI.3.2, RI.4.2, RI.5.2, RI.6.2
$1.00
11 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.10 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
Use the anchor chart to teach students how to analyze poetry. Give students the bookmarks of the anchor chart for independent application of the skill. The anchor chart reminds students to determine the meaning of words and phrases as they read
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Poetry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Posters
CCSS:
RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.4.4, RL.4.5
$1.00
7 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.20 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
The Temporal Words and Phrases Word Wall can be introduced in a Writer's Workshop lesson. Use a poster maker to turn into an anchor chart to hang on your classroom wall. Have students glue the "I Can Use Temporal Words and Phrases" chart into their
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Word Walls, Posters
CCSS:
W.3.1
$1.00
9 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.54 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
Have your students become ancient storytellers and create their own myths, folktales, or fables. Print the Power Point slides and draw and write on the storyboard. Or, create a digital story by typing in the template and adding clipart.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Projects, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
W.3.3
$1.99
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PPTX (0.23 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
Teach students to look for syllable patterns to decode unknown words. Use the anchor chart to introduce the 6 syllable types during word study. Give some examples of words that fit the patterns. Make a copy of the chart for students to glue into
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Phonics
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Posters
CCSS:
RF.1.3, RF.2.3, RF.3.3, RF.4.3, RF.5.3
$1.00
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.40 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
This is the Power Point version of my daily literacy roation chart. It is star themed and set up for up to 4 reading groups. Simply type the names of your reading groups and then use a number rotation system and type into the organizer to arrange
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Classroom Management
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Literacy Center Ideas
$0.99
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PPTX (0.88 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
Vocabuary basketbal is a fun literacy center to help students master tier-2 vocabulary words. This center targets students with a kinesthetic learning style. Students of all ages love this engaging literacy center and it is easily adapted to any
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Games, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
L.3.4, L.4.4, L.5.4, L.6.4, L.7.4, L.8.4
$1.99
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.89 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
Plan and organize your student reading groups for a balanced literacy classroom. The poster includes stars to write the names of your reading groups and 6 rotations: Meet with Teacher, Independent Learning Activities, Independent Reading, Reader’s
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Classroom Forms, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$1.00
5 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (0.36 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
The literacy center signs will help you set up a balanced literacy classroom. All 24 signs feature an aspect of literacy,have an attractive title, picture icon, and are star themed with a blue/yellow color scheme.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas
$1.99
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.64 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
The Active Listening and Participation PowerPoint is an anchor lesson for the beginning of the school year. This interactive slideshow creates a shared learning experience and sets expectations for the school year. Two anchor charts are developed
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Posters
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PPTX (2.96 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
The GIST Strategy can be used to monitor comprehension when reading novels. After each chapter, students create a statement using 20 words to identify the main events of the chapter. To motivate students to use the GIST Strategy I added a little
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Graphic Organizers
$1.99
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.25 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then are key words for students to use to recount the important events of a fairy tale, myth, folktale, or fable. Print out this colorful bookmark to give to students to refer to as a reading strategy.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Mnemonics, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.3.2
$0.99
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.51 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
Students build words with the prefixes pre-, dis-, and mis- by matching prefixes to root words. This prefix literacy center is high interest for students that like cars or to fix things. Students should spell the new words they build in word work
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Grammar, Phonics
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.47 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
After reading "The Great Kapok Tree" students can create a rainforest field guide. Teachers facilitate a discussion about the human impact on the rainforest and how people can protect nature. In order to complete the field guide your students will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Informational Text
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.43 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
Strategic readers can sift through text details to find relevant quotes. Have students fold the pocket and glue into their interactive notebooks. Then, students can use the note cards to record relevant details or quotes during a close reading of
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.4.1, RL.5.1, RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1
$3.00
4 ratings
3.3
Digital Download PDF (0.70 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
Students follow the story structure "Somebody Wanted But So Then" to create their own digital fairytales. Or, you may choose to print the slides and have your students handwrite and illustrate their fairytales. I've embeded my "Somebody Wanted But
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Projects, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
W.1.6, W.2.6, W.3.6
$0.99
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PPTX (0.97 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
Reading trackers help students focus on reading by moving the tracker across the text as they read. Students can manipulate the fun trackers by pointing to the text during reading. The trackers have encouraging phrases, such as; "Read like a
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
6 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (0.54 MB)
By The Reading Toolbox
The Field Trip Planner includes a permission slip template, student roster template for collecting money, name tags template, lunch counts, chaperone tips, and field trip reminder forms. This collection will help make planning a field trip a breeze.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Classroom Forms
$1.99
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download DOC (0.34 MB)
showing 1-20 of 67

Ratings

Digital Items
3.9
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
3.9
Practicality:
3.9
Thoroughness:
3.9
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:

3.9
Total:
148 total vote(s)
Ask The Reading Toolbox a question. They will receive an automated email and will return to answer you as soon as possible. Please Login to ask your question.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have an educator for 14 years in the Baltimore, Maryland area. During my career, I've taught 1st, 3rd, 5th, and Middle School Reading. I enjoy working with diverse groups of students. I also have experience providing professional development and mentoring staff and college interns.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am passionate and believe that all children can learn to become better readers and learners. I engage my students through cooperative learning, VAKT learning style activites, and rigorous & relevant materials.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Yet to be added

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S Elementary Education M.ED Reading; Certified Reading Specialist K-12 Masters + 30+ credits

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Follow my blog for special promotions and new product updates. http://thereadingtoolbox.edublogs.org/

Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up