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Hello! I’m Carla, and welcome to my site! My goal with this site is to share teaching tips for all areas of literacy including phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing for grades K-8. I love sharing resources with teachers, and it makes me happy to help take a little off the overflowing platters of teacher duties. I hope you’ll find my site helpful and my resources worthy of using with your students.

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How to Help Readers Blossom and Grow with Author Studies

Author studies help students form lasting memories with their teachers, and students simply love talking about common books they've experienced. It is through these discussions that they learn life lessons, make lasting connections with their classmate, expand vocabulary, and meet new authors. Research shows that engaging students in lively book discussions deepens their understanding of characters and plot development, text structures, and so many other reading skills. In this post,…

3 Easy to Use Lesson Ideas for Two Bad Ants That Will NOT Fail!

Two Bad Ants has to be one of the best mentor texts for upper elementary students. If you're a classroom teacher, having grab and go lessons that will not fail are a MUST! In this post, I'll give you a sneak peek at a resource bundle I've put together to go with Two Bad Ants. No matter what, I know you'll love what you see. building interest in two bad…

“The more that you READ, the more you will KNOW.
The more that you LEARN, the more places you'll GO."

~Dr. Seuss