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By Cultivating Critical Readers
This All About Me writing and art activity is a fun, creative, and engaging back to school project. Students are free to complete this with as few or as many words as they like, allowing for maximum differentiation.This All About Me activity is
Subjects:
Writing, Back to School, Visual Arts
Grades:
8th, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.50
139
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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
75
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
This back to school bundle has everything you need for a smooth, organized start to the year. Included:ALL ABOUT ME COLLAGEThis "all about me" writing and art activity is the perfect, creative, and engaging back to school project. This "about me"
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Printables, Classroom Forms, Games
$6.00
$4.00
12
Bundle
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
Digital Download PDF (8.18 MB)
By Cultivating Critical Readers
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:
For Parents, Fun Stuff, Classroom Forms
$1.00
8
Digital Download PPTX (1.36 MB)
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
11
Digital Download ZIP (3.58 MB)
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
Bundle
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
Bundle
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
Digital Download ZIP (11.31 MB)
By Cultivating Critical Readers
Looking for a great third grade end of year reading activity for your students? These 5 reading review crosswords provide a fun, engaging, and quiet way for your third grade students to review the academic vocabulary they've learned throughout the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, End of Year
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Test Prep
CCSS:
RL.3.5, RI.3.5, L.3.6, CCRA.L.5
$2.50
1
Digital Download PDF (2.12 MB)
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
4
Digital Download PDF (0.44 MB)
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
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By Cultivating Critical Readers
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:
For Parents, Printables, Classroom Forms
FREE
3
Digital Download ZIP (0.27 MB)
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:
For Parents, Classroom Forms
$1.00
Digital Download PDF (0.61 MB)
By Cultivating Critical Readers
Encourage reading over the break without reading logs, requirements, or bribes by inviting your students to "Book Talk Lunch Parties". You already set the foundation by sharing your passion for reading with your students throughout the year. Now you
Subjects:
Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Homework, Printables
FREE
2
Digital Download PDF (0.76 MB)
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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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HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

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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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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