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By A Muse in the Classroom
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
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets
CCSS:
RL.7.3
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By A Muse in the Classroom
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
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts
CCSS:
RL.4.3, RL.5.3, RL.6.3
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By A Muse in the Classroom
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.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Study Skills
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Printables
$3.75
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By A Muse in the Classroom
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
Subjects:
Drama, Critical Thinking
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets
$1.00
6 ratings
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By A Muse in the Classroom
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
Subjects:
Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Oral Communication
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards
$3.00
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By A Muse in the Classroom
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
Subjects:
Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Oral Communication
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards
$3.00
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By A Muse in the Classroom
Students will receive a handout that they can refer to while completing an exercise that asks them to identify the tone and mood of any text or video. Objectives Students will identify the tone and mood of a piece by using context clues.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers
FREE
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By A Muse in the Classroom
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 depiction of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
W.9-10.2, W.9-10.2a, W.9-10.2b, W.9-10.2c, W.9-10.2d, W.9-10.2e, W.9-10.2f, W.11-12.2, W.11-12.2a, W.11-12.2b, W.11-12.2c...
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By A Muse in the Classroom
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
Subjects:
Drama
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Handouts
$2.00
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By A Muse in the Classroom
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Cultural Activities
$3.00
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By A Muse in the Classroom
This short script, which includes 8 speaking roles, is ideal for small casts such as those formed by drama club students or schools with low class sizes. Larger roles, such as Dorothy and the Scarecrow, can be divided in order to create more
Subjects:
Drama
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.5.1, RL.6.1, RL.7.1
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By A Muse in the Classroom
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
Subjects:
Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Oral Communication
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning, Task Cards
$3.00
2 ratings
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By A Muse in the Classroom
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets
$1.75
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By A Muse in the Classroom
Dystopian stories are extremely popular in young adult fiction today and The Lego Movie is an excellent way to introduce students to the genre. This lesson analyzes the elements of a story in the film with a special emphasis on what makes it an
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Movie Guides
$6.50
2 ratings
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By A Muse in the Classroom
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
Subjects:
Drama
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Task Cards
$5.50
$4.40
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By A Muse in the Classroom
This free download includes two graphic organizers and a study sheet to help students review the elements of a story.
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers
FREE
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By A Muse in the Classroom
This teaching resource includes 4 graphic organizers to help students analyze a setting. The activities included could be used to simulate a visit to the setting of any novel or film or to help students brainstorm for a creative writing
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers
$1.00
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By A Muse in the Classroom
Students will take turns introducing themselves to their group members while trying to convincingly slip in one lie. This helps them improve their communication skills and encourages active participation from their group members who can ask follow
Subjects:
Drama, Other (ELA), Oral Communication
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
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By A Muse in the Classroom
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
Subjects:
EFL - ESL - ELD, ESL / ELL / EFL
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Activities
$2.50
1 rating
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By A Muse in the Classroom
These fun and creative icebreakers will help you learn more about your students’ interests, how they see themselves, what problems they face in their daily lives, and what they hope to get out of your class. Materials Included 1) Describe your
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Back to School
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$1.25
1 rating
4.0
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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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