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Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic—a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with Nazis
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
$3.75
$3.00
44
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When the Nazis invade Poland in 1939, Yulian and his mother flee their home. They find refuge in the Russian-occupied sector of their country. But as a Jewish family, they know they won't be safe for long. In desperation, they decide on a risky
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Literature, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Novel Study, Minilessons, Guided Reading Books
$4.75
$3.75
35
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By Academic Learning Coach
Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie's wife and frequent translator, presents this
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Handouts, Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
$3.50
$3.00
22
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Transitional words and phrases can create powerful links between ideas in your paper and can help your reader understand the logic of your paper. Learning to fine tune this skill will give you the advantage when writing a creative piece. I've
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$2.25
$1.25
26
Digital Download PDF (0.33 MB)
By Academic Learning Coach
In Soft Rain, a 9-year-old Cherokee girl finds herself in the same situation as Sweet Leaf as soldiers arrive one day to take her and her mother to walk the Trail of Tears, leaving the rest of her family behind. It all begins when Soft Rain's
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Novel Study
$4.95
$3.50
29
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By Academic Learning Coach
A rhyme scheme is the pattern of rhyme between lines of a poem or song. It is usually referred to by using letters to indicate which lines rhyme; lines designated with the same letter all rhyme with each other. and therefore, it is the pattern of
Subjects:
Writing, Poetry, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Study Guides, Minilessons, Printables
$2.50
$1.50
21
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By Academic Learning Coach
As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family. Through the eyes of ten-year-old Annemarie, we watch
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
$3.99
$3.00
19
Digital Download PDF (0.63 MB)
By Academic Learning Coach
"In the field of Holocaust literature, nothing is as important nor as meaningful as the personal accounts of those who survived its nightmare only to tell the tale." Elie Weisel The people in these photos are Holocaust survivors who now live on
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Novel Study
$2.25
$1.25
24
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Life in Berlin has changed a great deal in the last few years and now Lisa, Ruth, and Annie Platt’s parents are talking about leaving Germany. Papa has decided to go to America where he will work as hard as he can to make enough money to pay for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Assessment, Novel Study
$4.00
$3.00
20
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By Academic Learning Coach
After Mama is taken away by the Nazis, Riva and her younger brothers cling to their mother's brave words to help them endure life in the Lodz ghetto. Then the family is rounded up, deported to Auschwitz, and separated. Now Riva is alone. At
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Guided Reading Books
$3.99
$3.00
13
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By Academic Learning Coach
This three page enrichment sheet offers the students the availability to be slightly immersed in the Holocaust period. Often, students have difficulties understanding the emotional impact this situation had on children. These areas of study allow
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Cooperative Learning
$1.25
$1.00
21
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By Academic Learning Coach
Palindromes are words, phrases, or numbers that are the same when read either backward or forward. Examples of palindromic numbers include 12421 and 893398. Tired of the hum-drum math lessons? Need to have some fun? How about an activity for the
Subjects:
Arithmetic, Basic Operations, Other (Math)
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Minilessons, Cooperative Learning
$2.00
$1.00
11
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By Academic Learning Coach
Nightjohn, by Gary Paulsen, is a young adult novel set in the pre-Civil War American South. Related from the perspective of a young female slave named Sarny, the narrative centers on the return of an escaped slave, Nightjohn, who intends to teach
Subjects:
Reading, Social Studies - History, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Minilessons, Movie Guides, Nonfiction Book Study
$3.50
$2.50
22
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By Academic Learning Coach
Creating a play in class can be great fun! With just a bit of understanding about the basic components, students can get those creative juices flowing! This workshop utilizes two inanimate objects as characters and takes a closer look
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Minilessons, Printables
$4.25
$3.25
15
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By Academic Learning Coach
This book report is in ready made style to pop into the copier and run off for your class. Interactive and fun, it puts old book report formats to shame. Kids enjoy doing these type of reports because my reports generate felibility and fun into
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Literature, Study Skills
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Webquests
$1.50
$1.00
10
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By Academic Learning Coach
This unique collection is used for novel enrichment. Based on the novel, Across Five Aprils, this collection consists of 7 choices for various student interest. Individual learning styles are incorporated for the drawer, writer, or web-caster in
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Guided Reading Books
$1.50
$1.00
15
Digital Download PDF (0.46 MB)
By Academic Learning Coach
An adjective is a word that modifies a noun (or pronoun) to make it more specific: a "rotten" egg, a "cloudy" day, a "lovely" lady, or a "tall," "cool" glass of water. Use adjectives to give your nouns a little attitude or to communicate clearly.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$2.25
$1.30
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By Academic Learning Coach
Friedrich and his best friend were growing up in Germany in the early 1930s. At first, Friedrich seemed to be the more fortunate, but when Hitler came to power, things began to change. Friedrich was expelled from school and became an orphan when his
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Novel Study, Mini-Course, Guided Reading Books
$3.99
$3.00
9
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By Academic Learning Coach
Setting is the place and conditions in which something happens or exists. Setting is an important component to be mastered to enhance any creative writing piece. An adequate setting can make or break a story and is usually the fabric behind a
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons
$2.25
$1.25
18
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By Academic Learning Coach
The Holocaust (Shoah) was a unique event in 20th century history. It evolved slowly between 1933 and 1945. It began with discrimination; then the Jews were separated from their communities and persecuted; and finally they were treated as less than
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, Outlines, Novel Study
$3.50
$2.50
9
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Evaluate curricula, teaching methods, and programs to determine their effectiveness, efficiency, and utilization, and to ensure that school activities comply with federal, state, and local regulations. Counsel and provide guidance to students regarding personal, academic, vocational, or behavioral issues. Establish, coordinate, and oversee particular programs across state standards, such as programs to evaluate student academic achievement. Set educational standards and goals, and help establish policies and procedures to carry them out. Plan and lead professional development activities for teachers, administrators, and support staff. Enforce discipline and attendance rules. Florida Teaching Certification: English, (grades 5 - 9), Middle Grades Endorsement, Psychology, (grades 6 - 12), ESE (grades 6-12), English (grades 6-12) Web Administrator wwwtheacademyoformondbeach.org Member Board of Directors Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities, policies, and student behavioral or learning problems. Observe teaching methods and examine learning materials to evaluate and standardize curricula and teaching techniques, and to determine areas where improvement is needed. Collaborate with teachers to develop and maintain curriculum standards; develop mission statements, and set performance goals and objectives. Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate primary and supplemental staff.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Motivated, high energy educator with a proven track record to foster student learning. Possess strong people skills, yet sensitive to student's changing needs, proven ability to develop rapport with students. Ability to individualize instruction depending on students' interest and needs; strong interest in enrichment/reinforcement activities.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying learning needs and interests Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students. Confer with parents or guardians, other teachers, counselors, and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems. Maintain accurate, complete, and correct student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations. Use computers, audio-visual aids, and other equipment and materials to supplement presentations. Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence. Coordinate and supervise extracurricular activities, such as clubs, student organizations, and academic contests. Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers. Awards in writing competitions: DAR, NCTE, Create-A-Play, local writing and poetry. English Chairperson

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, B.A. Psychology, English Minor University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. Completed education requirements for state certification.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Co-Director, Academic Program Administrator, Teacher: L.A. grades 6-8, literature grades 6-8, math, pre-algebra, Algebra 1, science 6-7. ESE 6-12, Middle School Endorsement, English 6-12, Psychology 6-12 Member Board of Directors

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