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Research paper complete unit. Research papers made easy! This complete unit has everything you need to teach writing a research paper from start ...
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Writing a Narrative Essay: This unit has everything you need to teach a narrative essay from start to finish. It is meant to align with all the o...
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Figurative language posters for your classroom! These 8 1/2 x 11 figurative language posters will help students learn metaphor, simile, hyperbole...
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Here are the common core standards for First Grade in a simple chart form to use as individual progress reports or report cards. Each common core...
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Thesis statements: Writing a thesis statement can seem like an overwhelming task for many students. This packet includes informational handouts w...
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Persuasive Essay Complete Unit. This complete unit for teaching persuasive essays has everything you need from pre-writing techniques to group wo...
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Here are the common core standards for Kindergarten in a simple chart form to use as individual progress reports or report cards. Each common cor...
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Here are the common core standards for Second Grade in a simple chart form to use as individual progress reports or report cards. Each common cor...
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Here are the common core standards for Third Grade in a simple chart form to use as individual progress reports or report cards. Each common core...
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Figurative Language can be fun! This cooperative game helps you review 10 types of figurative language. This packet has 50 sentence strips for st...
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Here are the common core standards for Fourth Grade in a simple chart form to use as individual progress reports or report cards. Each common cor...
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Most students know that paragraphs in their essays should start with a topic sentence, but then what? This color-coding system helps them identif...
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Research Papers - Body Paragraphs. Your student has a working thesis and research for a research paper. Now what? I find that incorporating the ...
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Parts of speech review. This activity involves the whole class and is a nice break from workbooks or lectures on identifying parts of speech. My...
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The Glass Castle resources. I teach The Glass Castle in my classroom every quarter, because I've never had a student who did not like it and con...
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Plagiarism is a big issue in the classroom. This handout explains clearly what plagiarism is and gives examples of how and when to use quotations...
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Here are the common core standards for Fifth Grade in a simple chart form to use as individual progress reports or report cards. Each common core...
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This pack combines my popular run-on sentence and sentence fragment products, which are also sold separately. Included are instructional workshee...
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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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This packet includes a simple-to-understand explanation of run-on sentences, a worksheet, quiz and answer keys. The sentences are entertaining an...
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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