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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, Reading, Literature
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Literature Circles
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...
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Jake Drake, Know-It-All Novel StudyThis 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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Literature Circles
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...
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Teach your students to identify the plot's main events, sequence main events in the story, and understand how events influence future events with these TEKS and Common Core aligned plot structure lesson plans. These plot structure lessons can be
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.3.3, RL.3.5, RL.4.3
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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, Vocabulary, Halloween
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
L.3.4a
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Make (and keep) a great impression on your students' parents this year with these editable teacher contact magnets. Parents absolutely love them! These are great to hand out on the first day or at Open House.Giving out contact magnets ensures that
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Back to School
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Classroom Forms, For Parents
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Print and Play! This ready to use Halloween themed beginning blends game is a fun, engaging way to practice word study. Includes:One beginning blends game board w/ "trick spaces" and "treat spaces" to keep it interestingBeginning blends spinner
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Halloween, Phonics
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$2.00
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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, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Minilessons, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
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
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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, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Minilessons, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
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...
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Parent Teacher Conferences are essential in creating and maintaining strong parent teacher relationships. These forms help you prepare and stay organized all year long.Includes:Parent – Teacher Conference Notes: Partially complete the form for the
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Classroom Forms, For Parents
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Use these back to school forms to start the year with strong parent communication and organization. These forms are ready to print, copy, complete, and hand out to parents. Included:Transportation List This form is best completed when the parents
Subjects:
Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Classroom Forms, For Parents
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Use this FREE, editable student data sheet to record information about reading levels, grades, RtI, parent contacts, and more. Tracking student data and storing it in an organized manner makes RtI paperwork and parent conferences run
Subjects:
Classroom Management, For All Subjects, Early Intervention
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Assessment, Professional Documents, Classroom Forms
FREE
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Parents are the best teammates you have in helping your students reach their full potential as people and as learners. These conduct and work habits forms are an easy way to keep parents informed about how things are going in the classroom. Both
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, For Parents
FREE
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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, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Homework, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Our students feel the pressure of the upcoming standardized tests in a big way. Help ease their fears with this fun test anxiety activity.Includes:Lesson PlanBook ListStudent Response SheetMaterials You Need:Enough Copies of the Student Response
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Test Preparation
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Test Prep
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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.

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My mission is to give you effective lesson plans and ideas to help you cultivate critical readers and thinkers. cultivatingcriticalreaders.com

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