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By A Connolly
Trying to get students to understand how to consider their tone and audience in their writing can be a challenge. This quick activity provides teachers with one story written two ways. Students then analyze the tone and audience of each version of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, English, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Cooperative Learning
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By A Connolly
Tired of seeing the same boring words throughout your students' writing? This activity is designed to help students think about the value of the words they use. Students will work both independently and cooperatively to evaluate their word choice
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Cooperative Learning
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By A Connolly
These materials will help you guide your students through Paul Fleischman's Seedfolks. Aligned with ELA and Common Core standards, this packet includes graphic organizers, reading comprehension, quotation analysis, written response, and more!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Unit Plans, Novel Study, Printables
$7.50
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By A Connolly
Aligned with the common core, this independent reading program based on choice and literary analysis will help invigorate your classroom. This is a year long program designed to encourage students to keep reading all year. It incorporates the
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English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
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By A Connolly
Trying to get students to understand how to consider their tone and audience in their writing can be a challenge. This quick activity provides teachers with one story written two ways. Students then analyze the tone and audience of each version of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, English, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
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By A Connolly
It's time to simplify grammar and make it fun! If you're tired of grammar practice that consists of workbook page upon workbook page, this is the product for you. Two adjective and one adverb activities encourage students to explore grammar in a
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English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Cooperative Learning
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By A Connolly
It's time to simplify grammar and make it fun! If you're tired of grammar practice that consists of workbook page upon workbook page, this is the product for you. Two adjective and one adverb activities encourage students to explore grammar in a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Cooperative Learning
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This printable allows teachers to introduce the verse form of limericks to their students. Just in time for St. Patrick's Day! This provides a brief background on the history of the verse, as well as samples, and an easy to follow format to help
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Printables
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Break the grammar rut and get kids excited about words! This is a quick, but fun way to get a conversation started about nouns. For many babies, their first word is a noun. This activity has students take a walk down memory lane and reflect on
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English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Cooperative Learning
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By A Connolly
Aligned with the common core, this independent reading program based on choice and literary analysis will help invigorate your classroom. This is a year long program designed to encourage students to keep reading all year. It incorporates the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects
$12.50
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Digital Download DOCX (0.11 MB)
By A Connolly
Aligned with the common core, this independent reading program based on choice and literary analysis will help invigorate your classroom. This is a year long program designed to encourage students to keep reading all year. It incorporates the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects
$12.50
not yet rated
Digital Download DOCX (0.11 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Ms. Connolly has taught at the middle and high school levels in rural and suburban New York for more than ten years. Her experience working with students who range from gifted and talented to those with special needs has given her great opportunities to differentiate instruction.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Ms. Connolly runs a very student-centered classroom. She firmly believes in capitalizing on students' interests to engage them. Through focusing on each child's abilities and interestes, she is able to help them become successful.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

New York State English Council Educator of Excellence 2010

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Siena College - Loudonville, NY Major - English Education Minor-Theatre The College of St. Rose - Albany, NY MA -Reading

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Ms. Connolly worked at a nationally recognized middle school and served on numerous committees within the school and community. She was a member of the Middle Level Collegial Network.

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