Rachel Lynette

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By Rachel Lynette
Use these 32 task cards to help your student identify first person, third person – limited, and third person - omniscient points of view. Each card includes a short, fictional passage and the three multiple choice options. Students will need to read
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Interactive Whiteboard, Task Cards
$3.39
1,653
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By Rachel Lynette
This is a set of 32 multiple choice figurative language task cards. Each card features a different figure of speech within the context of a paragraph. Seven types of figurative language are featured on these cards: simile, metaphor, idiom,
Subjects:
Vocabulary, ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.4.5, L.4.5a, L.4.5b, L.5.5, L.5.5a, L.5.5b, L.6.5, L.6.5a, CCRA.L.5
$3.49
1,647
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By Rachel Lynette
These 32 context clue task cards will help your students to better understand what they read and to improve their vocabularies. Great for test prep too! Students can use these cards individually at a center or they could also test each other in
Subjects:
Vocabulary, ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$3.28
1,733
Digital Download PDF (3.68 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Use these 32 multiple choice task cards to reinforce common multiple meaning words (homographs). Each of the featured words appears on two cards. For example, the word "duck" appears on card #1 as the waterfowl and again on card #17 as the verb, to
Subjects:
Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.3.4, L.3.4a, L.4.4, L.4.4a, L.5.4, L.5.4a
$3.38
1,766
Digital Download ZIP (4.34 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, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$77.48
$57.48
1,989
Bundle
By Rachel Lynette
Use these 32 multiple choice genre cards to help your students learn to identify the different literary genres. Each card features a short passage and a multiple choice question. The following eight genres are included and each genre is featured on
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Internet Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.5.1
$3.49
1,758
Digital Download PDF (3.02 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Your students will love these 22 "Any Book" literature response printables! They are the perfect, ready-to-use way to keep your students accountable for what they are reading. Just what you need if you use an independent reading program such as
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study, Printables
$4.98
1,507
Digital Download PDF (11.46 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Here are 24 cards to help your students practice making predictions. Each card features a short story and asks students to predict what will come next. Use them orally in small groups, or individually as a writing assignment. There are two Answer
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.5.1
$3.39
1,560
Digital Download ZIP (3.51 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Inference is such a tricky skill to master, but these 24 cards can help! Use them orally in small groups, or individually as a writing assignment at a literacy center. Another option is to use one card at a time with the entire class. Students can
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.4.1, RL.5.1, RL.6.1
$3.29
1,457
Digital Download ZIP (4.50 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Use these 24 informational text (nonfiction) inference task cards to help your students draw conclusions and make inferences. Each card features a short, engaging passage, a text-dependent inference question, and a second question requiring students
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Internet Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$3.29
1,340
Digital Download PDF (3.71 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
These 32 short passage cards are perfect for reinforcing generalization skills. They are meant to be used as supplementary reading strategy materials after you have introduced the concept. Students can use these cards individually at a center or
Subjects:
Reading, Critical Thinking, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Internet Activities, Task Cards
$3.39
1,544
Digital Download PDF (2.64 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Here are 20 printable pages (and google slides) to help your students practice parts of speech while having fun! Blankity-Blanks are similar to Mad Libs™ activities. Your students can complete them alone, with partners, or in groups.Google Slides
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Google Apps, Independent Work Packet
$5.98
1,018
Digital Download ZIP (53.15 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
This is a differentiated, double set of task cards for helping students understand three types of sentences: simple, compound, and complex. The first 32 cards are multiple-choice and focus on identifying types of sentences. The second set (also 32
Subjects:
Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.4.2c, L.5.1a, L.5.3a, L.7.1a
$4.95
1,049
Digital Download ZIP (9.93 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
These 32 division word problem task cards were designed to help students practice interpreting the remainder. On the included answer sheet, students not only record the answer to the problem, but also check one of three boxes to show how they dealt
Subjects:
Math, Basic Operations, Word Problems
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Math Centers, Task Cards
$3.39
1,304
Digital Download ZIP (2.12 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Use these 24 task cards to help your students practice the making connections reading strategy. The cards are divided into three sets of eight, one set for each of the three types of connection (text to self, text to text, and text to world). You
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$3.29
1,313
Digital Download ZIP (2.85 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Each of these 30 Dictionary Dig cards requires students to find a word in the dictionary that fits the given clue (Please note that you will need a hardcopy dictionary as this activity will not work with an online dictionary). The clues are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Critical Thinking
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$3.19
1,176
Digital Download PDF (1.30 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
This is a collection of 18 fun and educational scavenger hunts. Scavenger hunts are a motivating way for kids to explore a subject or medium. They can be done individually or in small groups.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.50
1,035
Digital Download PDF (6.62 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Your students will love these 32 visualizing task cards! Each card features a different paragraph to sketch. All of the paragraphs on the odd numbered cards are fictional, while those on the even numbered cards are nonfiction (informational text).
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$3.29
1,093
Digital Download ZIP (2.68 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Each of these 32 cards requires students to follow instructions to improve a simple sentence by adding and/or changing words. Students will not only learn to make more interesting and elaborate sentences, but will also be reinforcing parts of speech
Subjects:
Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.2.1e, L.2.1f, L.3.1a, L.3.1g, L.3.1i, L.4.1d, L.4.1e
$3.19
1,214
Digital Download PDF (1.29 MB)
By Rachel Lynette
Use these 32 task cards to help reinforce capitalization rules and to practice proofreading. These cards are meant to be used as practice after students have been taught capitalization rules. The multiple-choice format makes these cards ideal for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
CCSS:
L.4.2a
$3.29
1,275
Digital Download PDF (1.50 MB)
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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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