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By Rachel Lynette
These 30 ready-to-use figurative language printables (AND 60+ google slides) are perfect for learning to identify and write seven common types of figurative language: simile, metaphor, idioms, hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, and
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, EFL - ESL - ELD, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Google Apps, Independent Work Packet, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.4, RL.6.4, L.3.3, L.3.3a, L.3.5, L.3.5a, L.4.3, L.4.3a, L.4.5, L.4.5a, L.4.5b...
$5.98
10,190
Digital Download PDF (6.06 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Tackle teaching THEME with these 16 short stories! This resource includes printable task cards and google slides to help your students infer the theme of a story. Plus, there are audio files that can turn each story into a read aloud! This resource
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.4.2, RL.5.2, RL.6.2
$5.95
12,017
Digital Download PDF (16.96 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Each of these Main Idea Task Cards (print or digital) features a short informational text (nonfiction) passage to help your students master this challenging reading strategy. The 48 cards are divided into two sets of 24 cards each for differentiated
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards, Google Apps
CCSS:
RI.3.2, RI.4.2, RI.5.2, RI.6.2
$4.96
11,671
Digital Download PDF (35.42 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Whether you need print or digital, this step-by-step paragraph writing program is engaging, effective, and easy to implement. With 60 different prompts, (20 opinion, 20 informative, & 20 narrative) this resource will last all year. Google
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Google Apps, Independent Work Packet, Printables
CCSS:
W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3, W.3.4, W.3.5, W.3.8, W.3.10, W.4.1, W.4.2, W.4.3, W.4.4...
$9.98
6,402
Digital Download PDF (82.43 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Dig deeply into the text for reading comprehension and close reading practice with these high-interest, standards-based reading passages. written by a published nonfiction children’s author. Print, Google Slides, and Easel versions are all
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Close Reading, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Google Apps, Independent Work Packet, Printables
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.6, RL.3.10, RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.3, RL.4.10, RL.5.1...
$24.98
4,606
Digital Download PDF (6.60 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
These 40 ready-to-use worksheets (with Google Slide options) are designed to help your students use affixes correctly and to understand new words by looking at the prefixes, suffixes, and root words. It includes definitions and examples for
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, EFL - ESL - ELD, Vocabulary
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Google Apps, Independent Work Packet, Printables
CCSS:
L.3.4b, L.4.4b, L.5.4b, CCRA.L.4
$6.98
6,421
Digital Download PDF (8.92 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
These 60 print or digital Brain Breaks are quick, easy, and SUPER FUN! The download includes Task Cards and Google Slides versions so that you'll be able to use them in whatever way makes sense for your students. With two design options (a simple
Subjects:
Classroom Management, For All Subjects, Specialty
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Games
$4.50
4,371
Digital Download PDF (39.09 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Huge discounted bundle of 22 sets of Reading Strategy Task Cards! Each card features a short, curriculum-based and/or high-interest passage, along with a text-dependent question or prompt. Challenge cards are also included to extend the learning,
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards, Google Apps
$78.20
$57.48
2,101
Bundle
By Rachel Lynette
This no-prep resource includes 37 pages (and google slides) of poetry writing activities. The vast majority of these are ready-to-use printables for 21 different kinds of poems. Each introduction worksheet includes a description of the poem, the
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Independent Work Packet, Printables
$6.98
2,957
Digital Download ZIP (9.17 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Take your English language arts spiral review to the next level with I Heart Literacy! A wide variety of activities are used on these 50 pages (or google slides), each with its own high-interest, curriculum-based theme and its own unique design to
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Google Apps, Independent Work Packet, Printables
CCSS:
L.3.1, L.3.1a, L.3.1b, L.3.1d, L.3.1e, L.3.1f, L.3.1g, L.3.1h, L.3.1i, L.3.2, L.3.2a...
$11.98
2,354
Digital Download ZIP (8.48 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Whether you need print or digital, these ready-to-use pages (and slides) are an effective way to provide your students with regular paragraph writing practice. They can be used with teacher support while your students are learning how to write
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
Homeschool, 1st, 2nd
Types:
Google Apps, Independent Work Packet, Printables
CCSS:
W.1.1, W.1.2, W.1.3, W.1.5, W.1.8, W.2.1, W.2.2, W.2.3, W.2.5, W.2.8
$9.98
2,076
Digital Download PDF (53.08 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
These engaging, no-prep Text Time passages (written by a published children's author) are the "just right" way to help your students learn to support their thinking with evidence from the text. There are 60 passages, each presented at 3 reading
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Close Reading, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd
Types:
Independent Work Packet, Internet Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.1.2, RL.1.3, RL.1.4, RL.1.5, RL.1.6, RL.1.7, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.7...
$24.98
887
Digital Download PDF (150.96 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Your kids will be inference masters with this discounted bundle! Includes 6 sets of fun and challenging cards. Each card features a short passage and text-dependent questions. All sets come with answer keys and either a student answer sheet or
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards, Activities
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.5.1
$19.92
$15.92
1,720
Bundle
By Rachel Lynette
Passage of the Day (POD) is a quick and effective way to review close reading and comprehension skills. Each of the 40 PODs consists of a short, engaging passage with two text-dependent questions to reinforce reading skills, and a bonus writing
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Close Reading, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th
Types:
Google Apps, Independent Work Packet, Printables
$7.98
802
Digital Download ZIP (15.80 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Dig deeply into the text for comprehension and close reading practice with these high-interest, standards-based reading passages written by a published nonfiction children’s author. Each of these 130 passages is presented at two reading levels (3/4
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Close Reading, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Printables
$56.92
$46.92
341
Bundle
By Rachel Lynette
In this bundle, you will get both the primary (grades 1-3) and upper grade (grades 3-5) versions of the best-selling Text Time close reading and reading comprehension passages. This bundle is perfect if you:Teach multiple grade levelsTeach third
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Close Reading, Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Independent Work Packet
$49.96
$39.96
184
Bundle
By Rachel Lynette
These 8 sets of task cards have been classroom-tested by tens of thousands of teachers. Each card features a short, curriculum-based and/or high-interest passage, along with a text-dependent question or prompt. Challenge cards are also included to
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards, Google Apps
$30.86
$24.86
176
Bundle
By Rachel Lynette
135 PRINTABLE or DIGITAL spiraled math worksheets for the year! Every single skill that is practiced includes a VIDEO TUTORIAL that can support students when they need a little extra help! Lotsa Math pages can be used for classwork, homework,
Subjects:
Math Test Prep, Test Preparation
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Homework
$49.99
$34.99
56
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Rachel Lynette
This bundle includes two product favorites: I Heart Literacy and Doodle Math. Each of these products includes a wide variety of problems and a unique design created to keep your students engaged and challenged. Check out the preview for a closer
Subjects:
Math, ELA Test Prep, Math Test Prep
Grades:
Homeschool, 4th, 5th
Types:
Worksheets, Independent Work Packet, Homework
$26.97
$18.97
46
Bundle
By Rachel Lynette
If you loved the original I Heart Literacy, now you can get 50 new pages and google slides! Just like the first set, a wide variety of standards-based activities are featured, each with its own high-interest, curriculum-based theme and its own
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th
Types:
Google Apps, Independent Work Packet, Printables
CCSS:
L.3.1, L.3.1a, L.3.1b, L.3.1d, L.3.1e, L.3.1f, L.3.1g, L.3.1h, L.3.1i, L.3.2, L.3.2a...
$11.98
14
Digital Download ZIP (24.81 MB)
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TERMS OF USE FOR COVID 19 Teachers may distribute this product in email, through google classroom or over the internet to their students as long as the site is password protected. In other words, you may distribute it to your own students but may not put it on the internet where it could be publicly found and downloaded.

These terms apply to all products and supersede any previous Terms of Use.

Minds in Bloom is thrilled to welcome Cassi Noack to the team. Come back soon for more information about Cassi! See her products by clicking her name in the categories to the left.

I have taught students from grades K-8. As a classroom teacher, I taught mostly highly capable third and fourth graders, often creating curriculum to meet their needs. I have also taught technology and science to multiple grades. I am a published author of more than 120 nonfiction books for children on a variety of topics. I have written for Harcourt, Lucent, and Rosen, among others. I have also written 10 teacher resource books for Evan-Moor including the Critical and Creative Thinking Skills series, a set of 6 books that I developed for the publisher. In addition, many of the task cards from my TpT store were used to create Kagan Publishing’s Quiz, Quiz, Trade series. I am also an advisor for Boom Learning, an open marketplace for teacher-created mobile apps.

MY TEACHING STYLE

One of my most important mentors said that we should give students "Freedom within structure." I took that concept to heart and it has resulted in a motivating, challenging, and highly effective leaning environment. I think kids should love coming to school. That is how I taught when I was in the classroom and that is what I keep in mind when I create teaching resources for TpT. My goal is to create high-quality products that are easy to use and include some element or creative or critical thinking. Many of my products are also aligned to Common Core Standards.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I am an All Time Top Ten Seller on Teachers Pay Teachers and the #1 seller for grades 3-5. In July 2015 I was a keynote speaker at the Teachers Pay Teachers Conference in Las Vegas where I spoke to around 1,400 TpT teacher authors. I have also presented at every conference.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I hold a BA in Developmental Psychology and a K-8 Teaching Certificate from Western Washington University.

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