Laura Torres
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Figurative Language Trading Cards for multiple uses in your classroom. Figurative language is much easier to learn when you use visuals. These ca...
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Back to school activity for older students! Use these eight original Bingo cards as a group ice-breaker for middle or high school students. This ...
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This Figurative Language Matching Card Game can be used in multiple ways in your classroom. You can use it as a Concentration style game, or use ...
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These 29 Halloween black and white line drawing images by Brennyn Carmen are in .gif format with transparent backgrounds. You can size the images...
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Full color Halloween clip art for your personal, classroom, or educational product use. Includes 31 images of ghosts, witches, monsters, pumpkins...
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This huge collection of 95 individual images of each of the common Dolch nouns is for personal and commercial use. The uses for these cute imag...
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Three full-color Halloween handouts for Pre-K, Kindergarten, First and Second Grades including rhymes, picture matching and Halloween word/pictur...
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Six Halloween pages to color! Students can also learn to write Halloween vocabulary by tracing the word underneath each picture, and then writing...
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These 13 eye-popping borders come in 2 styles and a variety of colors, including a colorless, transparent option, for numerous classroom uses. Ea...
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This exercise illustrates to students exactly why revision and rewriting is a necessary part of the writing process. It is helpful to do this act...
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These four fun Thanksgiving theme pages with borders are in Word format so you can insert a text box and add your own copy. Use for you classroom...
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Ask your students to give anonymous words of praise. Pass out a list of five or so students and these cute animal tags to each student and have t...
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Use this fun mix and match sentence game when you have a few extra minutes in class. This game is a great way to let your students get talking ab...
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These "Mad-Lib" style Valentine poems are a fun activity for your class, and also reinforce learning parts of speech and syllables.
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Halloween tags add a little festive flair to your classroom treats. Use for many purposes! Included are tags to tie or stick on, and also fold-ov...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught: Composition, Humanities, and Creative Writing, Literature and English. I have worked as a developer and writer of K-6 Curriculum.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands-on

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A. in English M.A. in English

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Before I became a teacher, I spent twenty years as a freelance writer and editor, primarily for middle-grade readers. I am the author of a few dozen how-to children's books, young adult novels and many magazine articles. I used to write K-6 curriculum-based quizzes for a publishing company. I currently teach first-year college students. visit my blog at: http://compositionclassroom.blogspot.com