A Light in the Barn Creative Makery

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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
This product focuses on two literary devices: Foreshadowing and Flashbacks. Students will take notes, see video clip examples, practice identifying both foreshadowing and flashback using excerpts from popular books, and take an assessment that asks
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
CCRA.R.4, CCRA.W.10, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$3.50
138
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
R.A.C.E. is a reading response strategy that gives students an outline on the most effective way to answer a question while meeting the Common Core State Standards of citing textual evidence. It can be used for both stating what the text says
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
85
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
The R.A.C.E: Responding to Reading BUNDLE includes the R.A.C.E Responding to Reading Strategies as well as the Assessment Booklets. R.A.C.E. is a reading response strategy that gives students an outline on the most effective way to answer a
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$4.99
87
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
This is a one page insert for a Reader's Notebook. It describes a reading strategy called Stop and Jot. It gives students suggestions of when to stop and jot down information from their reading on Post It notes. Student's cut it out and glue it into
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
44
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
After reading several beginning of the year essays, it soon becomes glaringly apparent that students need a reminder on how to be successful using Word Choices. Essays are full of words such as “fun”, “good”, “said”, and “stuff”. In order to combat
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Vocabulary
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$3.00
50
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
READER'S NOTEBOOK BUNDLE: Includes every product I have that is for a Reader's Notebook. Buy in the Bundle and Save $$$$$. Plus Bonus freebies. Included: READER’S NOTEBOOK STARTER PACK (Revised) A Reader’s Notebook is much like a Writer’s Notebook
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$8.99
34
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
This is a 28 slide Power Point Presentation that covers: * The geographical regions of Ancient Africa and their importance; * The Empires of Ghana, Mali, Songhai, Axum, and Great Zimbabwe and the importance of each one of them to the African Trade
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Ancient History, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.99
30
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
I use this activity as a beginning of the year get-to-know you activity, however, this can be done at any time. This high engagement lesson has students watch two music videos, Brave by Sara Bareilles and Roar by Katy Perry, then compare and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Poetry
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Cooperative Learning
$3.00
36
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
This Reader's Notebook Starter Pack has everything that you will need to get you started using a Reader's Notebook. 1. Getting Started: Ways to set up a Reader’s Notebook and get students started. 2. Tools for the Reader’s Notebook: A set of tools
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Teacher Manuals, Printables
$4.99
13
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
CCSS: These notebook pages and activities cover the ELA CCSS Standards in RL1, RL2, RL3, and RL4. The focus is on Key Ideas and Details, and Craft and Structure. Application: These notebook pages have been made for a very specific chapter of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3...
$4.00
9
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
With this Elements of Plot Bundle you will receive the following: * Elements of Plot Prezi with video to illustrate concepts * Student Note-taking guide and key for the Prezi * Elements of Plot Practice for students * Elements of Plot
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Assessment
$4.99
12
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
This is another item you can add to students Reader's Notebooks. There is a page that describes the difference between retelling and analyzing what we are reading. It is a stand alone, but works well with Stop n' Jots with Sticky notes, as students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$1.99
13
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
Race Assessment Booklets are to be used with the R.A.C.E. Responding to Reading Strategy. R.A.C.E. stands for: Restate the Question Answer the Question Completely Cite Textual Evidence Explain or Extend Your Answer These assessment booklets let
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Assessment
$3.00
7
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
Writing Conferences are a difficult thing to get started. When you do get started, use these Writing Conferencing Labels to help you keep track of which students you met with. These Writing Conference Labels can be used with a Writer's Notebook,
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
5
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
This is a one page document small enough to fit into a composition book page of a Reader's Notebook. It is an alternative to doing reading logs. Instead of filling out a weekly reading log students are encouraged to fill out a note card or Post It
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
$1.00
8
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
This is a Reader's Notebook resource for students in the form of a Book Project. Students are asked to read a specific number of books during a specified period of time. (The time periods have a fill in the blank so that teachers can choose how many
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects
$2.50
8
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
There are new requirements for Language Arts in the Common Core that specifically have to do with students reading, collaborating, and responding to each others work. Writer’s are very sensitive about the things that they write, and responding
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
4
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By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
Lets face it, writing teachers are having a hard time teaching the Six Trait Writing rubric and scoring guides to our students when our standards/proficiency based grading systems are now on a 4 point scale. To help with this conversion, I have
Subjects:
Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Assessment, Classroom Forms
$3.99
4
Digital Download PDF (2.69 MB)
By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
This is a set of fun activities to get students to analyze text and write a narrative essay using their favorite song. There are activities and resources to help students learn how to analyze text (including poetry and songs), and step by step
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing-Essays, Poetry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.9, CCRA.W.10
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (1.69 MB)
By A Light in the Barn Creative Makery
This is a resource for the Reader's Notebook. Students will cut it out and glue it into their notebooks. It describes what Schema is and teaches them how to activate Schema while reading. Once you have had students glue it into their notebook you
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts
FREE
8
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I believe that well crafted lessons and activities that engage students are an art form.I have been teaching for 15 years and have experience in 4th grade through college. I am a teacher leader in the Oregon Writing Project and recently received a graduate certificate in the Teaching of Writing from the OWP. My focus teaching areas are Reading, Writing, Social Studies, and Drama. I also love to integrate Language Arts and Science. I have recently changed my business name to reflect who I am today. I am a Maker of curriculum, art, and designs. I am expanding my store with art and digital downloads in 2020.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am an educational facilitator who believes in keeping students active and engaged.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Woman of the Year- Chemeketa Community College Summa Cum Laude- Oregon State University Teacher Consultant: Oregon Writing Project-Willamette University Flashbacks and Foreshadowing featured product by TPT.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Sociology - Oregon State University Bachelor of Education - Oregon State University Graduate Certificate in the Teaching of Writing - Willamette U.

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