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Distance Curriculum Support for K-5 Teachers: Literacy

Here you will find Literacy and STEM specialist schedules, How To Videos related to iReady, ST Math and other tools, answers to FAQ related to the SSD Curriculum through distance learning.


Elementary Reading Specialists

Director of Literacy Lancaster/North Salem Barron Fisk Soule
Dr. Jennie Marshall, PhD Charlotte Gillespie Ali Manning Sheila Farnsworth Courtney Dempsey

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Phone: 603-893-7040

Zoom ID: 685-995-6977

Password: Please contact Mrs. Gillespie



Zoom ID: 

Password: Please contact Mrs. Manning



Zoom ID: 889-215-9194 

Password: Please contact Mrs. Farnsworth



Zoom ID: 987-074-9314

Password: Please contact Mrs. Dempsey



Frequently Asked Questions

Ask any question here. We will either respond to you individually and/or post the answer if it is something that may be helpful to everyone.


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Literacy Tips

Fountas and Pinnell's Blog includes a daily Lit Tip as well as many DL resources

SSD Literacy Twitter

iReady Resources

iReady Resources

undefinedClick here for an Instructional Video on How to Turn off Domains

Click here for an iReady Parent Guide

Click here for an iReady Teacher Guide

Click here for iReady Instructional videos

There are three quick videos to help answer some questions for i-ready.  The first video explains the general report. The second explains the student level report. The third explains alerts on individual student reports. 

Click the links below for helpful PowerPoints to use to support parents and students 

Click here for iReady Action Plan to use as a guide to support students


Read Alouds

Reading and Writing Unit Resources

Units of Study DL Resources

undefined Click here for Cherie's lists of online sources and texts for our reading and writing units



If you didn't bring home your unit books, no need to fret! The TCRWP released the last two units of study in both Reading and Writing for all grade levels online. Below is an image of an email we received with directions for how to access the units.undefined





Live Zoom Calls with TCRWP Staff Professionals

Click the link for a daily schedule of Distance Learning topics TCRWP Staff Developers will be talking about each night at 6:00. Topics include Conferring virtually for young learners, ways to teach information writing for grades 3-5, and much more! If you can't make it at 6:00, still sign up and they'll send you a link a few days later with the recorded content. 

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