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Michael Markezinis
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Making inferences might be the most important reading comprehension strategy we teach! With these inference cubes students can practice making in...
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This is an awesome activity to help practice adentifying the main idea! Each student gets a bingo card and a paragraph is read. The students plac...
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Here is a fun and engaging way to practice main idea and supporting details! Students need to know how to determine the main idea and what senten...
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This is a packet that includes a public domain poem by Emily Dickinson and ten STAAR formatted questions. The questions are higher level thinking...
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Summarizing is one of the hardest skills to teach children. Not anymore. With Summary Bingo you can make summarizing fun! There are 22 unique bin...
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Here is a fun and engaging lesson to teach Cause and Effect. This lesson comes with a PowerPoint to introduce Cause and Effect and 6 different Ca...
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This is a fun and exciting way to teach main idea and supporting details. There are 19 bingo cards, a blank card and a call sheet. The call sheet...
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Since the Main Idea Bingo cards were so popular I decided to make Inference Bingo Cards. I think my 3rd graders are going to love these! There ar...
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As we all know main idea is very difficult to teach. Here is a game that can help students to determine the main idea of text. There are 26 main ...
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This is a set of vocabulary cards and matching vocabulary tests that cover the novel Esperanza Rising. The vocabulary cards and tests are split u...
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This is a hands-on and fun activity where students find the main idea of paragraphs and then literally get rid of the irrelevant details in these...
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This is an awesome and fun way to build fluency! Each triangle has a sentence that begins with one word and gradually gets longer until the compl...
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This is a 7 packet bundle of standardized reading test preparation stories. Each packet has a non-fiction story and around 10 questions that foll...
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Making Inferences is maybe the most important skill our students need to navigate through text. This is a fun and hands-on way to practice making...
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Here is a fun and exciting way to teach and review idioms. There are twenty unique bingo cards, a blank bingo card and a call sheet. Every file c...
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Great Activity to hammer home main idea and supporting details! Students today struggle with this concept so it is crucial to provide a fun and e...
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Here is a handout to help reinforce transformations. This page contains 15 problems with each one having shapes that are similar to ones that wil...
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Making inferences is difficult for students to master. Hands-on activities are a great way to help students master important concepts like making...
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This is a handout to help practice creating equivalent fractions. The worksheet is visually attractive and it presents the problems in multiple f...
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This is a set of vocabulary cards and matching vocabulary tests that cover the novel Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing. The vocabulary cards and te...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

5 Years

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am huge into hands-on and the Gradual Release of Responsibility. I believe that modeling is the key to guiding students to understanding.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Most Outstanding Teacher at Clear Creek Intermediate School in 2008.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Undergraduate Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and Master's Degree in Reading Education.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Graduate of the University of North Texas.