Adventures in Teaching

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I have the students staple this into their folders so we can keep track of what articles they've read and the vocal words from the stretch article. I have also implemented a reward program where if they score 100% on their first try, they will get
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For use with achieve3000.com, these cards are excellent ways to make sure your students have his or her login information, as well as the basic directions for the program.
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This sheet is great for tracking how many and which students earned a certain amount of stars. Kids love to see the progress they make and they love a good competition.
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This bundle includes all the Do Now and Wrap Ups for the Read 180 Stage B workshops 1 - 9 (without lines for student response). I have listed the files separately for $2.50 each, but in this DISCOUNTED BUNDLE you will receive all of the files at
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Have your students track their SRI progress with this awesome sheet. It also gives students their grade equivalent and whether or not they are emergent, basic, or proficient on each level.
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This simple study guide is a great way for students to practice their terms before a test.
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This is like the other log, but it focuses on Facts and Opinions instead of vocabulary. I use this when I can see my students are declining in this skill specifically.
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This foldable goes along with my prefix.suffix powerpoint presentation and includes the 20 most common prefixes and suffixes.
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I have created a "Do Now Sheet" that incorporates both the "Do Now" and the "Wrap Up" portion for each lesson. This resource makes it easier for students to turn right to corresponding number and complete without (much) prompting and nagging. I
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This file includes all of the Do Nows and Wrap Ups/Closures for each lesson in Workshop 7: Alien Invaders. This product can be purchased in a discounted bundle HERE
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I have created a "Do Now Sheet" that incorporates both the "Do Now" and the "Wrap Up" portion for each lesson. This resource makes it easier for students to turn right to corresponding number and complete without (much) prompting and nagging. I
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This powerpoint is a great resource in teaching students what types and kinds of conflicts there are, as well as how to identify them in literature.
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I have created a "Do Now Sheet" that incorporates both the "Do Now" and the "Wrap Up" portion for each lesson. This resource makes it easier for students to turn right to corresponding number and complete without (much) prompting and nagging. I
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This is a great activity that requires close reading and understanding of genres. Students will read a quote from a book or story and then write what genre the quote is from. Students MUST justify HOW they know it's that genre by writing
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I have created a "Do Now Sheet" that incorporates both the "Do Now" and the "Wrap Up" portion for each lesson. This resource makes it easier for students to turn right to corresponding number and complete without (much) prompting and nagging. I
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This file includes all of the Do Nows and Wrap Ups/Closures for each lesson in Workshop 9: The Streets of Harlem. This product can be purchased in a discounted bundle HERE
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I have created a "Do Now Sheet" that incorporates both the "Do Now" and the "Wrap Up" portion for each lesson. This resource makes it easier for students to turn right to corresponding number and complete without (much) prompting and nagging. I
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An installment of the Back to School Binder, this resource is great to use as a reference throughout the year.
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I have created a "Do Now Sheet" that incorporates both the "Do Now" and the "Wrap Up" portion for each lesson. This resource makes it easier for students to turn right to corresponding number and complete without (much) prompting and nagging. I
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Do you have trouble getting your students to understand genre and its sub categories? This powerpoint will help. This gives a detailed and visual representation of genres and sub genres. You can tackle both main genres (and sub genres) in one
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught 7th grade ELA since 2007 and I love every minute of it.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I prefer to teach with manipulatives and hands-on activities. There are times, though, that I will teach using "old school" methods like repetition and certain note-taking techniques.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I have written and earned a couple of grants. I have also earned a certificate of excellence as a Drama Club advisor and also a Spelling Bee coach.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have earned a Bachelor's in Arts with an emphasis in English education in 2006. I went on to earn a Master's degree in 2010 in the concentration of a Reading Specialist. In the near future, I hope to earn my Ed.D from the University of Alabama in the area of Educational Leadership. I want to help teachers view education in another way and help them further their craft in an innovative and fun way.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am an avid reader and I love to learn. While growing up, my parents thought I'd be a student forever and I guess they were right. I live in Virginia with my husband, son, and malamute.

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