Tracee Orman
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Creative activities and project ideas for any novel, story, or unit in history. Newly updated with rubrics & additional activities and handou...
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Poetry Terms Presentation with Song Lyrics Examples: Song lyrics are one of the easiest ways to teach poetry terms/devices such as alliteration, ...
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Use popular boy band One Direction's songs "One Thing" and "What Makes You Beautiful" to teach and practice figurative language, sound devices, a...
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Common Core Language and Reading Practice Using Song Lyrics: "Roar" by Katy Perry This IS included in
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Poetry Terms Bookmarks: Remind students of the most common poetry terms with these handy bookmarks. Terms include: alliteration, hyperbole, metap...
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Dissect a Poem - Complete Anatomy of a Poem Activity: This exercise breaks down the different types of poems, parts of a poem, figurative languag...
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Poetry 911: First Aid for Writing Poetry This student aid and handouts bundle features OVER 40 formulas for writing poetry. If you have student...
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44 Poetry Task Cards to Practice Common Core Writing and Language Skills This IS included in
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Students have a hard time understanding poetry, but put the words into a song & they seem to get it. This exercise pairs up songs with poems tha...
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A quiz (or can be used as a worksheet) over various figurative language terms and poetic devices. Quiz includes 20 matching and identification o...
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Newly Updated! Powerpoint presentation of poetry devices and figurative language in poetry. Defines the terms & gives examples (an easy exam...
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This six-page supplement has all the poems from the movie "Dead Poets Society" and several quotes and explanations. It's a great resource for st...
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Use Jessie J's popular song "Domino" to teach figurative language, sound devices, and other poetry terms. You can decide how many and which devic...
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Fall Creative Writing Activities contains over 20 handouts and activities for your students to practice their creative writing skills. The writin...
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More Poetry Resources for Reading, Writing, and Understanding Poetry! This bundle contains many of my newer poetry resources that are NOT inclu...
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"Wake Me Up" By Avicii and Aloe Blacc Song Lyrics Common Core Figurative Language and Poetry Analysis Activities - Aligned with the Common Core S...
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Poetry Terms and Devices Review Powerpoint Game (like Jeopardy™) This IS included in
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Decorate your classroom or office with the words of Rudyard Kipling. These art prints feature his poem "If" in three different eye-pleasing layou...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've been teaching at my current public high school for twelve years, and have a total of 16 years experience. Most of my experience is teaching high school English and journalism classes; however, for several years I taught an art history class. I teach all levels--from honors students to special education students; therefore, I'm constantly modifying my assignments to fit my students' needs.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I will never stop trying to foster creativity and critical thinking in my classroom no matter how many practice standardized tests I must give. In my opinion, it is just as (if not more) important to graduate students who can think independently and creatively as it is to graduate students who can score well on a two-day test in three subject areas.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from St. Ambrose University in 1994, double-majoring in English and Mass Communications & Journalism. After teaching in a small school in a special education classroom, I decided to go back to school to earn my teaching endorsement. My roles in education have included being a librarian, middle school English & reading, middle school special ed., and for the past twelve years as a high school English and journalism teacher with about six years of art history thrown in there, as well.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Published poet, editor, blogger on www.traceeorman.com and www.hungergameslessons.com, adviser for high school art and literary magazine, newspaper, and yearbook.