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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Teach your students to identify the plot's main events and explain the influence of the setting on the plot with these hands on interactive notebook pages. The plot anchor chart helps students visualize a more realistic shape of the plot structure,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.2.5, RL.3.9
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Back to School time is exciting, but it can also be a little scary for students who are just getting to know their new classmates. Break the ice and help the students get to know each other these fun print & play back to school games. 2 No Prep
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.00
2 ratings
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Teach your students to retell, paraphrase, or summarize a literary text in a way that maintains meaning and logical order with these interactive notebook pages. Your students will use the plot's main events to construct a strong summary of a fiction
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.2.2, RL.2.5, RL.3.2
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Teach your students to sequence the plot's main events using these hands on interactive notebook pages. This reading interactive notebook product offers more than the average interactive notebook by providing lesson ideas and a book list!This
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Get your students thinking about their thinking by teaching them about metacognition with these hands on interactive notebook pages. Your students will understand that real reading only takes place when they are actively thinking about their reading
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
CCRA.R.10
$1.00
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Guide your students in making reasonable predictions based on clues from the text with these hands on interactive notebook pages. Your students will learn to make and correct or confirm predictions as they read. This reading interactive notebook
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
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Guide your students in asking deep questions to help them think about and interact with the text. Help them learn to search for an locate answers to their questions with these hands on interactive pages. This reading interactive notebook product
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.3.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Guide your students in locating text evidence and using it to support their thinking with these hands on interactive notebook pages. Your students will learn the ACE strategy for using text evidence to support an answer. They will then put this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.3.1, RL.4.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1, RI.4.1, CCRA.R.1
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Teach your students to make inferences about character traits and changes based on their actions, thoughts, feelings, and dialogue. Your students will also be able to describe a character's relationship and the changes that it undergoes throughout
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.2.3, RL.3.3, RL.4.3
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Help your students understand the importance of activating their prior knowledge before, during, and after reading with these hands on interactive notebook pages. Your students will understand how their schema helps them understand what they are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
$1.00
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Teach your students to retell, paraphrase, or summarize an informational text, maintaining meaning and logical order with these interactive notebook pages. Your students will use the main idea, author's purpose, and supporting details from the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Minilessons, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RI.2.6, RI.3.2, RI.3.6, RI.3.7, RI.4.2, CCRA.R.2
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Teach your students how to determine the main idea of a text and locate details and facts that support it with these hands on interactive notebook pages. The visual of the pop up desk graphic organizer will help your students understand how
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Minilessons, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RI.2.2, RI.3.2, RI.4.2
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Teach your students how to make inferences and draw conclusions about the author's purpose of a text with these interactive notebook pages. Your students will provide text evidence to support their thinking and explain how the author crafted the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Minilessons, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RI.2.2, RI.2.6, RI.3.6, CCRA.R.6
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
These interactive notebook pages help your students gain a solid understanding of prefixes and suffixes. The interactive mini anchor chart helps students understand that the meaning of the word grows up through the root and is changed by adding a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RF.2.3d, RF.3.3a, RF.3.3b, RF.4.3a, L.2.4b, L.3.2e, L.3.4b, L.4.4b
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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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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, 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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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Help your students recognize characteristics and structures of argumentative, or persuasive, text by identifying the author's claim/opinion, distinguishing facts from opinion, and identifying the intended audience or reader with these hands on
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RI.2.2, RI.2.6, RI.2.8, RI.3.2, RI.3.6, RI.4.2, RI.4.8, CCRA.R.8
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Guide your students in making meaningful connections to personal experiences, ideas in other texts, and society with these hands on interactive notebook pages. Your students will make connections that help them understand and interact with the text.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
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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By Cultivating Critical Readers
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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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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