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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
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
This week long plot unit will help you each your students to identify, sequence and understand how the main plot points work together and influence each other to develop the plot structure of the story. This plot unit covers several components of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Grammar
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, L.3.1a, L.3.4a, L.3.6
$4.75
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Improve your students' comprehension of literary texts with these Common Core and TEKS aligned interactive notebook pages. This fiction bundle focuses on plot structure, sequencing, character analysis, summary of fiction, and theme. This reading
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.3.9, RL.4.2, RL.4.3
$6.60
$4.55
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
This TEKS and Common Core aligned novel study of Jake Drake, Know-It-All by Andrew Clements contains 13 pages of meaningful student work and an answer key! The questions included in this novel study were created from STAAR stem questions and will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.4.1...
$4.00
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Improve your students' comprehension of informational texts with these Common Core and TEKS aligned interactive notebook pages. This nonfiction bundle focuses on text features, main idea, author's purpose, summary of nonfiction, and literary
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Minilessons
CCSS:
RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.5, RI.2.6, RI.2.7, RI.2.8, RI.2.10, RI.3.2, RI.3.5, RI.3.6, RI.3.7...
$9.85
$6.75
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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
19
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
This TEKS and Common Core aligned novel study for The Haunting of Grade Three Novel Study by Grace Maccarone contains 24 pages of meaningful student work, an answer key, and book projects! The questions included in this novel study were created
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.5, RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3...
$5.00
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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
These fact and opinion cards are great for helping your students practice distinguishing facts from opinion. They can be used throughout the year or as part of an author's purpose or argumentative text unit. These fact and opinion statements come
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Internet Activities
$3.00
Digital Download ZIP (9.55 MB)
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
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
Students will have fun identifying and reading beginning s blends and r blends with this Halloween Beginning Blends Digital Game. This beginning blends game can be played with up to 5 students and is perfect for small group instruction.This digital
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Halloween, Phonics
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Games
CCSS:
RF.1.2b, RF.1.3, RF.2.3
$2.50
1
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Google Slides™
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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