Watkins World of Reading

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Watkins World of Reading
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"The end of reading is not more books but more life."
 
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This is a great way to help students set goals hat focus on their academics and behavior/work habits. There is a space for students to set their goal, write the steps it will take for them to reach their goal and list things that could possible
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This is a list I compiled of a variety of skills and strategies that I wanted to be able to keep track of when I listened to students read or met with them in groups. This is an informal record that can help drive a teacher's instruction based on
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-This can be edited to add your personal school information/ topics/booklists -Parents are always asking me how they can help thier students with reading at home. As students enter more intermediate grades the books get longer and many parents feel
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I created these 3 reading response logs based on researched based reading strategies along with a scoring guide to monitor students' progress. It's very easy to find interventions that tell you to use these strategies with students, but they don't
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I created these 3 reading response logs based on researched based reading strategies along with a scoring guide to monitor students' progress. It's very easy to find interventions that tell you to use these strategies with students, but they
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This lesson is a fun way for students to learn about their teacher, peers and maybe even someone at home. I have used it with 3rd through 8th graders. It has always been a good way to start the first week of school or the first day of a new
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These can be used when students are working on a writing piece they want to publish. Sheet #1 is a checklist that students & teacher can use as students are working on taking their writing piece through the writing process. Sheet #2 is a
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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This intervention focuses on helping students think about the text structures used in fiction and non-fiction reading and how to use that information to help them remember information they read. I have used this format for a few years with students
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I created this form to help students reflect on how well their group worked together on an assignment/project. One section of the rating scale focuses on evaluating themselves and the other has them rate their team. Sometimes group work can be
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This has been a great tool to use with students and to share with parents during conferences. I've used them with 3rd grade students up to 8th grade students at the end of each quarter. This has provided great talking points with parents and given
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These 7 reading logs are useful ways for students to respond to their reading while focusing on specific reading strategies. I have used them as reflection sheets for students to fill out throughout the week about their independent reading
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These can be used when students are working on a writing piece they want to publish. Sheet #1 is a checklist that students & teacher can use as students are working on taking their writing piece through the writing process. Sheet #2 is a
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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This is a dailly intervention to help increase students vocabulary and comprehension. I set the routine up to include a variety of research based best practices that help students improve their vocabulary such as: visualizing, breaking into
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This is a resource for teachers to refer to when planning/facilitating a reading group. It includes common research based reading skills & strategies we want our students to use when reading & a list of prompts/questions you can use. I
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This set of graphic organizers can be used with fiction & non-fiction texts. It's important for students to be able to recognize the structures of a text from a reader and writers point of view. The chart I created has been very useful for
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This is a strategy to teach students how to summarize any text. Using this Triangle Summary graphic organizer, students can visually see how the information builds on each part to create a summary. We can't just assume students truly know how to
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This bookmark is a handy resource for students to use with their reading group books or independent reading books. I compiled many of the topics of our mini-lessons onto this so that they can easily refer to it as they read. I also usually laminate
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These can be used when students are working on a writing piece they want to publish. Sheet #1 is a checklist that students & teacher can use as students are working on taking their writing piece through the writing process. Sheet #2 is a
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Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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This is a great way to give students the responsibility to keep track of the topics we discussed during class meetings and practice even more skills! I have included this as a role on our "Job Chart" so depending on how often you hold class
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This is a booklet for students to reflect on their reading using a variety of reading skills/strategies during book clubs/literature circles. This booklet is can easily be used with any fiction chapter book. It's easy to manage and use to get
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for 18 years. I spent 8 years as an elementary teacher of 3rd- 5th grade. Many of those years were looping 4/5th grade classes :) Since then I have been a middle school reading specialist.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Balanced Literacy Workshop Literacy Model

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Building and District Teacher of the Year, 2011-2012

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Webster University - Masters in Teaching Certification: Remedial Reading K-12 Central Missouri State University - BA in Education Certifications: Early Childhood Education Pre-K Elementary Education 1-6

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

In the past few years I have been involved in implementing the RTI process in my building & district. I have been using a variety of reading interventions with my students and learning more and more about how to create my own interventions based on research-based best practices, which also include progress monitoring that matches my instruction.

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