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By Cultivating Critical Readers
This TEKS aligned, editable Jeopardy style STAAR Reading review game is a fun addition to your test prep activities! Students will love reviewing context clues, sensory language, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction with this mixture of open-ended and
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
3rd
Types:
Test Prep, Games, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.75
130
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
This Common Core and TEKS aligned reading interactive notebook is a great tool for introducing skills and strategies and will be an effective supplement to your reading workshop lessons. It offers more than the average interactive notebook by
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.7, RL.2.9, RL.2.10, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3...
$34.60
$23.75
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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 Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Activities
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
$2.75
191
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Go beyond PIES with author's purpose. Teach your students how to make inferences and draw conclusions about the author's purpose of a text and analyze the choices they made to achieve that purpose with these interactive notebook pages. Your students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Minilessons
CCSS:
RI.2.2, RI.2.6, RI.3.6, CCRA.R.6
$2.25
74
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Help your students understand how to identify the point of view of the characters and the author. They will distinguish their own point of view from the point of view of the author and/or characters in both literary and informational texts with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RL.2.6, RL.3.6, RL.4.6, RI.3.6, CCRA.R.6
$1.75
36
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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 Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.2.5, RL.3.9
$1.50
32
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Help your students practice using text evidence to make inferences with this set of 20 Inferring Task Cards. Each card has a short passage and a text dependent question. 3 digital options are included!! The printable (PDF) task cards include both
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Internet Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$4.00
62
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Teach your students to identify and understand the purpose of nonfiction text features with these hands on interactive notebook pages. Your students will be able to explain the author's use of print and graphic features to achieve specific purposes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RI.2.5, RI.3.5, RI.4.7
$2.50
33
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Teach your students to identify and use the sensory language provided by the author to infer and imagine the experiences of the characters and the descriptions in informational text with these hands on visualizing interactive notebook pages. Your
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Activities
$1.35
37
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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
48
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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
Everything you need to organize your guided reading binder and your guided reading block! Make the most of your time by using this guided reading binder pack to help you create groups, plan, organize, track data, and run your guided reading block.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Printables, Teacher Manuals
$3.00
29
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
These prefixes and suffixes interactive notebook pages help your students gain a solid understanding of affixes and the way they change the meaning of the root or base word. The interactive mini anchor chart helps students understand that the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
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
$1.35
19
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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 Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.2.3, RL.3.3, RL.4.3
$1.35
25
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Teach your students how to determine and paraphrase the theme, or message, and supporting details of a text with these hands on interactive notebook pages. Your students will compare themes, settings, and plots of texts. These theme interactive
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Activities
CCSS:
RL.3.2, RL.3.9
$1.25
18
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Improve your students' comprehension of literary nonfiction texts with these interactive notebook pages. Your students will define, compare, and contrast the various types of literary nonfiction, and determine key ideas from the text to make
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Minilessons
CCSS:
RI.2.9, RI.2.10, RI.3.6, RI.3.9, RI.3.10, RI.4.10
$1.60
19
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
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 Strategies, Reading
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps, Minilessons
CCSS:
RI.2.2, RI.3.2, RI.4.2
$2.35
22
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
These 10 engaging vocabulary activities and games give your students meaningful practice with their vocabulary words. Each vocabulary activity is designed to be able to be used as a "set it and forget it" activity in a vocabulary station, though
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Games
CCSS:
L.3.6, L.4.6, L.5.6, L.6.6, CCRA.L.6
$4.00
17
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Students will love practicing synonyms and antonyms with this Valentine's Day BINGO game!Included:Teacher and Assembly Directions30 BINGO Cards38 Calling Cards with Synonym and Antonym QuestionsAnswer Key This BINGO game is perfect
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Games
CCSS:
L.4.5c
$3.00
21
Digital Download PDF (8.42 MB)
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
7
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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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