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By Cultivating Critical Readers
This Common Core and TEKS aligned set of 24 task cards gives your students a fun way to practice using context clues, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, and multiple meaning words. Each task card contains a high interest set of sentences and a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Test Prep
CCSS:
RF.3.3a, L.3.4, L.3.4a, L.3.4b, L.4.4, L.4.4a, L.4.5c, CCRA.L.4
$3.00
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Help your students practice using text evidence to make inferences with this set of 20 Inferring Task Cards. Each card has a short passage and a text dependent question. 3 digital options are included!! The printable (PDF) task cards include both
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Internet Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$4.00
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
This Common Core and TEKS aligned set of 24 task cards gives your students a fun way to practice using context clues, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, and multiple meaning words. Each task card contains a Valentine's Day themed set of
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Valentine's Day, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Internet Activities
CCSS:
RF.3.3a, L.3.4, L.3.4a, L.3.4b, L.4.4, L.4.4a, L.4.5c, CCRA.L.4
$4.00
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
These 10 engaging vocabulary activities and games give your students meaningful practice with their vocabulary words. Each vocabulary activity is designed to be able to be used as a "set it and forget it" activity in a vocabulary station, though
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Games
CCSS:
L.3.6, L.4.6, L.5.6, L.6.6, CCRA.L.6
$4.00
17
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
This easy to assemble Halloween homophones game is perfect activity for literacy stations! Your students will love using context clues to identify, distinguish between, and use homophones in these Halloween themed sentences! Use this homophone game
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Halloween, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
L.3.4a
$3.00
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Help your students practice using text evidence to make inferences with these self-grading, interactive digital task cards on Boom Learning℠!. Each card has a short passage and a text dependent question. Optional oral admin included!!These are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Internet Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$3.15
8
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Keep your students engaged with these fun Christmas themed prefix and suffix task cards. Each card in this set of 24 contains Christmas themed sentences and a multiple-choice question, providing engaging and valuable practice for standardized
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Internet Activities
CCSS:
L.2.4b, L.3.4b, L.4.4b
$3.00
1
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Digital options compatible with Google Slides™ and PowerPoint™ included!Print and Play! Students will have fun identifying and reading beginning s blends and r blends with this Halloween Beginning Blends Game. Students can enjoy this game during
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Halloween, Phonics
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RF.1.2b, RF.1.3, RF.2.3
$3.00
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
This context clues bundle is full of fun activities that your students will love. These TEKS and Common Core aligned activities and games give your students fun ways to practice using context clues, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Internet Activities
CCSS:
L.2.4, L.2.4a, L.2.4b, L.3.4, L.3.4a, L.3.4b, L.4.4, L.4.4a, L.4.4b
$20.75
$13.50
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Keep your kids engaged with these fun Christmas and winter-themed context clues task cards with digital options. These Common Core and TEKS aligned sets of 24 task cards give your students a fun way to practice using context clues, prefixes,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Internet Activities
CCSS:
L.3.4, L.3.4a, L.3.4b, L.4.4, L.4.4a, L.4.4b, L.4.4c, L.4.5c
$6.25
$5.25
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Keep your students engaged with these fun winter themed context clues task cards. This Common Core and TEKS aligned set of 24 task cards gives your students a fun way to practice using context clues, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Internet Activities
CCSS:
L.3.4, L.3.4a, L.3.4b, L.4.4, L.4.4a, L.4.4b
$3.25
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Have fun reviewing context clues this Valentine's Day with these engaging activities! This bundle includes three of my favorite context clues activities: task cards, BOOM Cards & BINGO. Valentine's Day Synonym & Antonym BINGO:Students will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Games
CCSS:
L.2.4, L.2.4a, L.2.4b, L.3.4, L.3.4a, L.3.4b, L.4.4, L.4.4a, L.4.4b, L.4.4c, CCRA.L.4
$7.00
$5.00
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Keep your students engaged with these fun figurative language task cards. This Common Core and TEKS aligned set of 24 task cards gives your students a fun way to practice identifying and understanding 8 types of figurative language. Each card
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Internet Activities
CCSS:
RL.3.4, L.3.5a, L.4.5, L.4.5a, L.4.5b
$3.00
$2.00
Digital Download ZIP (10.38 MB)
By Cultivating Critical Readers
Keep spelling practice interesting and fun with the 16 choices included with this customizable spelling menu. PDF and Google Slides versions!It also includes four different menus that are printable and ready to use for homework or a word work
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Phonics, Spelling
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Google Apps, Homework
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
This includes two differentiated TEKS and Common Core aligned reading response menus. These are perfect for both homework and independent reading in class. Printable and ready to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Homework, Printables
FREE
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
This personal vocabulary word jar is great for helping students cherish new words they learn as they expand their vocabularies. It can be used with words students encounter on their own, as a part of your vocabulary instruction, or as a fun follow
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
L.2.4, L.2.4a, L.3.4, L.3.4a, L.4.4, L.4.4a, CCRA.L.4
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I was a classroom teacher for nine years. I taught kindergarten for one year at a private school. I then moved into public schools and taught one year of second grade and seven years of third grade ELA. Certifications: Generalist Certification Early Childhood through Grade 4 Special Education Supplemental Certification English as a Second Language Supplemental Certification

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I graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Learning and Development Early Childhood through Grade Four with a Reading Specialization. Member of the International Literacy Association

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