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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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Have fun reviewing context clues this Valentine's Day! This bundle includes two of my favorite context clues review activities: task cards & BINGO. You can view the full preview of each product at their individual listings.Valentine's Day
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Games, Task Cards
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
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Help your students understand how to use context clues to determine the relevant meaning of multiple meaning words with these interactive notebook pages. The interactive mini anchor chart helps students understand that many words have multiple
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
L.2.4, L.3.4, L.4.4, CCRA.L.4
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Build your students' vocabulary with these Common Core and TEKS aligned interactive notebook vocabulary pages. This vocabulary bundle includes pages that focus on using context clues, understanding how prefixes and suffixes change the meaning of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
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, CCRA.L.4
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These free reading logs can be used both for homework and reading notebooks in the classroom. Printable and ready to use.Included:• Three different styles of homework reading logs• An in class reading log• A “Books on Deck”
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Homework, Printables
FREE
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These alphabet cards with pictures are ready to print and use.*****************************************************************************Customer Tips:How to get TPT credit to use on future purchases: • Please go to your My Purchases page
Subjects:
Back to School, Phonics
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten
Types:
Flash Cards, Word Walls, Printables
FREE
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Use these free character analysis graphic organizers to teach your students to analyze characters, their relationships, and the changes they undergo while teaching your fiction unit. This graphic organizer can be paired with any fiction text that
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.2.3, RL.3.3, RL.4.3
FREE
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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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Use this Test Taking Strategies Poster to help your students prepare for standardized reading tests.*****************************************************************************Related ResourcesTest Prep Motivational NotesStudent Data
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Test Prep, Printables
FREE
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Give out these FREE Testing Motivational Notes to help get your students pumped about the upcoming test. They (and you) have worked hard all year. Show them some love and support by giving them a little treat.Includes the 4 designs as shown above.Be
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep, Test Preparation
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Test Prep, Fun Stuff, Printables
FREE
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Keep spelling practice interesting and fun with these three spelling menus. This includes three different menus that are printable and ready to use for homework or a word work
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Phonics
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Activities, Homework, Literacy Center Ideas
FREE
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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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Try out a few pages from the Common Core and TEKS aligned Reading Interactive Notebook to see what a great tool it is for introducing the skills and strategies and how it will be an effective supplement to your reading workshop lessons. It offers
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks
FREE
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Encourage reading over the break without reading logs, requirements, or bribes!You already set the foundation by sharing your passion for reading with your students throughout the year. Now you just need to add that extra little push to extend that
Subjects:
Reading, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Homework, Printables
FREE
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Make your test prep more hands-on with these multiple choice answer cards. As you work through the questions, each student shares his/her answer immediately by holding up a multiple choice answer card. When the lesson is over, each student holds
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, For All Subjects, Test Preparation
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Printables
FREE
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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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