Academics Come First

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I specialize in Common Core/FSA preparation. Please email with requests for text sets, writing prompts, and standards-aligned assessments.
 
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By Academics Come First
This test includes multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions. Answer key includes for all responses including rubric for short answer/essay.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment
$5.00
11 ratings
3.8
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By Academics Come First
Multiple choice/matching test for Romeo and Juliet. Includes optional section with short answer questions. Answer key attached.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study
$5.00
$3.00
6 ratings
3.7
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By Academics Come First
This graphic organizer is designed to assist students transition from reading the text set to planning and organizing either an argumentative or explanatory essay. The graphic organizer is designed for students in grades 9-11, but it will fit into
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
8 ratings
3.9
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By Academics Come First
14 multiple choice literary analysis/comprehension, 6 vocabulary and grammar, 10 short answer, and essay prompts.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$3.50
7 ratings
4.0
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By Academics Come First
This outline is easily reproduced and assists students with preparing an argumentative FSA essay.
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Assessment, Graphic Organizers
$1.50
5 ratings
3.9
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By Academics Come First
This half-page, 20 point rubric makes it easy to assess student writing.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Assessment, Rubrics
$1.25
4 ratings
4.0
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By Academics Come First
Multiple choice question test that covers the Odyssey and the myth of Hercules. 77 questions total. Answer key available from the seller following purchase.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Novel Study
$3.00
7 ratings
3.9
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By Academics Come First
English Grammar Diagnostic Test: The purpose of this test is to give you an awareness of your skills in grammar usage. The test is divided into four sections: Using Independent Clauses, Major Sentence Errors, Subject-Verb Agreement, and Pronoun
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment
$1.50
6 ratings
3.6
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By Academics Come First
20 multiple choice questions on the two pieces written by Zora Neale Hurston. Answer key included.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Study Guides, Assessment
$3.00
3 ratings
3.8
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This test is designed to test an honors/advanced level English class on literary analysis (5 passages/22 multiple choice questions), matching/identification (10) comprehension (10 multiple choice), and quotation identification (matching--8). Answer
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Novel Study
$10.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Academics Come First
This PPT guides students through the requirements of planning and writing an informative essay for the FSA.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep
$1.50
8 ratings
3.9
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By Academics Come First
The guided reading questions and graphic organizer accompany the short story written by Zora Neale Hurston.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Homework, Guided Reading Books
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Academics Come First
This zip file contains 7 synthesis essay prompts. Each prompt includes at least 3 sources, but most prompts contain 6. The text sets are easily modified for students who are not ready to synthesize 6 sources at one time. The following topics are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$20.00
8 ratings
4.0
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This viewing guide asks students to respond to questions related to basic plot events as well as higher order questions and a writing prompt.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$3.00
5 ratings
3.7
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By Academics Come First
This summative test includes matching, multiple choice, character identification, quote identification, and a composition.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Novel Study
$2.50
5 ratings
3.5
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By Academics Come First
This rhetorical analysis handout/graphic organizer can be used for the entire sermon as well as any selection the teacher chooses. Areas of focus: ethos/logos/pathos, structure of an argument, rhetorical strategies and figurative language. Also
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Graphic Organizers
$5.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Academics Come First
This printable worksheet reviews the four sentence types and includes 12 sentences for students to analyze the sentence type.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Academics Come First
This graphic organizer allows students to work either individually or as a team to "hunt" for literary devices and rhetorical strategies in Hurston's "How It Feels To Be Colored Me."
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.50
6 ratings
3.7
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Assignment: Read the following sources carefully. Then take a position that defends, challenges or qualifies the claim: It is reasonable to suspend high school students for expressing themselves “too freely.” The product includes 10 sources, but
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Assessment
$7.00
$6.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Academics Come First
Synthesis essay for the prompt: Is it still possible in our country for everyone to achieve the American Dream? Includes access to six sources. Easily modified for FSA and Common Core Testing.
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Test Prep, DBQs
$10.00
6 ratings
4.0
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20 years of instructional experience in public and private school settings.

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