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This bundle of 20 worksheets is designed to be used with any novel or short story. They also work great with movies and short clips. These wor...
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This past summer I read the book Mindset by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D. I have decided to use this on the first day of school by introducing students t...
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This Power Point presentation uses pictures to illustrate the authors use of imagery, which helps students visualize the setting the story.
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In this bundle you will find four worksheets that explain the following methods for students to determine context clues: *Examples *Synonyms *...
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This fun activity can be used to help students learn the power of the vivid verb. I have included a list of unusual jobs; students can randomly d...
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In this product you will find a thorough write-up in the MYP unit planner format, enrichment resources, an MYP rubric, a PowerPoint that discusse...
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This is a massive differentiated unit with an MYP IB component. If you have a laborious directive from your district to create an extensive unit ...
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This is my MYP Curriculum Map for the year. Each month has a unit title, Guiding Question, Area of Interaction (AOI), Approaches to Learning, and...
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This is a complete MYP Course Outline, complete with aims, objectives, areas of interaction, and a listing of my MYP units, their titles, guiding...
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A multigenre research paper is a fresh, differentiated take on the typical research project. Students will learn various writing styles while tap...
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In conjunction with this activity, you will need a copy of the PBS reality series Frontier House. I have found this is available in most public l...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

This is my tenth year as a teacher. I taught for two years at a charter school, where I had several different preps ranging from 7th grade social studies, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th grade language arts. I had no classroom of my own, so I became organized pretty quickly! I currently teach 8th grade English and Social Studies for Bloomfield Hills Public Schools, and I really enjoy both my students and colleagues, with whom I frequently collaborate to create interdisciplinary units.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe in teaching the basics, but my passion is developing intellectual character and creating opportunities for students to problem-solve and apply what they know to real life. I want all of my students to succeed, and I believe in flexibility and differentiation. I love this profession and despite it's challenges, there isn't anything else I'd rather do.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I received my B.A. from Albion College in 2001, where I majored in English and History. I received my Masters degree in 2005 from Marygrove College.

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I think this site is great and I love that the proceeds from each purchase I make goes to another teacher! I've gotten some fantastic materials from teachers on this site; it's a truly powerful blend of collaboration and social networking.