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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, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
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...
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$21.00
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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, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
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
$2.30
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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 high interest set of sentences and a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Task Cards
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
$3.00
25
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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:
Visual Arts, Writing, Back to School
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.50
69
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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, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
CCSS:
RI.2.2, RI.2.6, RI.3.6, CCRA.R.6
$1.60
26
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Help your students understand how to identify and distinguish their own point of view from that of the author and/or characters in both literary and informational texts with these hands on interactive notebook pages. Your students will define and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.2.6, RL.3.6, RL.4.6, RI.3.6, CCRA.R.6
$1.75
20
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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, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Internet Activities, Task Cards, Google Apps
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$3.50
32
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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:
Vocabulary, ELA Test Prep, Valentine's Day
Grades:
3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Task Cards
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
$3.50
65
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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, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
CCSS:
RI.2.5, RI.3.5, RI.4.7
$2.50
17
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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:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep, Games
$3.50
48
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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:
Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.2.5, RL.3.9
$1.50
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, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.2.3, RL.3.3, RL.4.3
$1.35
12
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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 with these hands on visualizing interactive notebook pages. Your students will analyze the author's use of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Activities, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
$1.30
24
Digital Download ZIP (84.53 MB)
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, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
CCSS:
RI.2.2, RI.3.2, RI.4.2
$1.35
14
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
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
$1.75
32
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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:
Teacher Manuals, Guided Reading Books, Printables
$3.00
21
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Help your students bring their poetry to life with sensory language. Use these informational, brainstorming, drafting, and publishing pages to help your students create sensory poems for any occasion. With a variety of seasonal and holiday themed
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Handouts
$3.00
22
Digital Download PDF (3.55 MB)
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. Use the interactive pages with any text to teach your
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
CCSS:
RI.2.9, RI.2.10, RI.3.6, RI.3.9, RI.3.10, RI.4.10
$1.60
9
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By Cultivating Critical Readers
Teach your students how to use context clues to determine the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words with these hands on interactive notebook pages. Your students will learn different strategies to help them use context clues when they
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th
Types:
Minilessons, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
CCSS:
L.2.4, L.2.4a, L.3.4, L.3.4a, L.3.4b, L.4.4, L.4.4a, CCRA.L.4
$1.10
10
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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:
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
9
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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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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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