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Students will make inferences about 3 different settings, learn about four effects setting has on a story, and apply what they’ve learned in their own writing. This lesson can be used with any story. Learning Objectives Students will practice
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Students will learn how to study more efficiently and retain more of what they learn with a slideshow lesson on developing good study skills and their own student planner sheets to help them implement the techniques they’ve learned.
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Students fill out drama critique sheets while watching each group’s performance and an actor self-evaluation form after their own performances. They will also fill out peer evaluation forms indicating how well their group members contributed to the
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This teaching resource includes 6 characterization worksheets that can be used with any novel or film and a characterization terms study sheet to help students review what they know. Objectives: Students will demonstrate their understanding of
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Dystopian literature is one of the most popular genres in YA fiction today, with tons of great books and movies to choose from. No matter what story you choose to use in your class, this lesson will provide a thorough and easy to understand
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This teaching resource includes 8 graphic organizers to help students analyze any work of fiction in which a crime has been committed. 1) Crime Scene Sketch Students will draw a sketch of the crime scene based on information found in the text.
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This teaching resource includes 3 graphic organizers to help students analyze not only the similarities and differences between characters, but also how they interact with each other. * I hope to provide you with the best possible teaching
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The worksheet “Analyzing Non-verbal Communication” asks students to reflect on other people’s body language and gestures to help them understand how much information can be conveyed without speaking. It can be given as a homework assignment either
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New material added on November 16, 2016. If you have previously purchased, please redownload for the update! This bundle includes all of my non-verbal drama activities. Students begin with a PPT introduction to non-verbal communication and practice
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This research project on contemporary utopian communities will help students understand the difficulties inherent in attempting to create an ideal society. Students will research the beliefs, goals, and challenges of a community pursuing an
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These student survey sheets stimulate discussion and foster student accountability during conversation activities in ESL classes. Option 1: Have students sit in groups of 3-4 and discuss the questions together. Students should record the answers
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This introductory activity for teaching drama to beginners includes 5 ways actors can communicate on stage and then asks students to reflect on each of them, while also providing some information about themselves. Objective It’s meant to raise
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Students will learn what a tableau vivant is and various strategies that they can use to create a focus of attention on stage. They will then work with their group members to create their own tableau on any topic of their choice. You might like to
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Save 20% when you buy the entire bundle! Materials Included: 1) "Walk as if..." pantomime prompts in a slideshow format 2) Pantomime Performance Planning Pack a. PPT Lesson b. Student planning packet c. Peer feedback form 3) Two Character
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These location picture prompts can be used alone or in conjunction with the action and character prompts to help stimulate students’ creativity during creative writing, drama, or speaking activities. Similar Products: Character Picture
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These action picture prompts can be used alone or in conjunction with the location and character prompts to help stimulate students’ creativity during creative writing, drama, or speaking activities. Similar Products: Character Picture
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These character picture prompts can be used alone or in conjunction with the action and location prompts to help stimulate students’ creativity during creative writing, drama, or speaking activities. Similar Products: Location Picture
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Students will have fun learning about methods of characterization with popular media that appeals to their age group and eye-catching lesson materials, including an animated PPT lesson and illustrated worksheets. Lesson Objectives: Students will
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Students will begin the lesson with a fun quiz “What Kind of Vampire Would You Be?” that gets them thinking about how differently vampires have been portrayed in different works of fiction. After a PPT lesson discussing how the perception of
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This class activity includes 40 prompts in a slide show format with 3 different ways to play. The prompts are suitable for a wide age range of students at various levels of acting ability. Beginner: All class members move around the classroom and
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

My previous experience includes teaching ESL to university students, drama to middle school students, and creative writing and literature to high school students.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My main goal is to foster students’ enthusiasm for learning and provide them with the intellectual tools to pursue knowledge on their own when they leave the classroom environment by creating a student-centered learning environment where the students are active participants in the learning process.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I completed my undergraduate studies with honors and academic distinction.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

- B.A. in Anthropology, with a focus on cultural studies
- M.A. in Arts and Aesthetics, with an emphasis on performing arts
- TESOL certification

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I love learning from and being inspired by other amazing teachers, and I like to share all the great teaching resources I find on Pinterest. Feel free to contact me with your questions or comments at amuseintheclassroom(at)gmail(dot)com.

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