Alisha Adkins

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By Alisha Adkins
Teaching the Read 180 program can often leave teachers feeling overwhelmed. This pacing guide organizes the program for you. I created it for use throughout a school district, and teachers loved it. It is a comprehensive guide, listing daily
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
For Principals & Administrators, Professional Documents, Teacher Manuals
$4.99
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By Alisha Adkins
Research shows that discrepancy passages are an effective means of improving reading comprehension. Familiarize your students with discrepancy passages using this example lesson about zombies that is suitable for middle or high school students.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$1.99
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By Alisha Adkins
Teaching the Read 180 program can often leave teachers feeling overwhelmed. This pacing guide organizes the program for you. I created it for use throughout a school district, and teachers loved it. It is a comprehensive guide, listing daily class
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
For Principals & Administrators, Professional Documents, Teacher Manuals
$4.99
2
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By Alisha Adkins
When assigned a book report, students frequently don't know where to begin. This scaffold structures their responses while helping them learn a workable format for future assignments.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Printables
$1.99
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By Alisha Adkins
This presentation is intended for use in professional development. It examines learning styles, learner readiness, grouping, and methods for differentiating instruction.
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Professional Development, Education
Grades:
Staff
Types:
Professional Documents, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.99
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By Alisha Adkins
Teaching the Read 180 program can often leave teachers feeling overwhelmed. This pacing guide organizes the program for you. I created it for use throughout a school district, and teachers loved it. It is a comprehensive guide, listing daily
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
For Principals & Administrators, Professional Documents, Teacher Manuals
$4.99
2
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By Alisha Adkins
Many students have difficulty grasping the difference between forms of government and types of economic systems. This graphic organizer will help reinforce that distinction while students characterize features of political systems such as
Subjects:
Geography, Economics , Government
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers
$0.99
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By Alisha Adkins
Teaching the Read 180 program can often leave teachers feeling overwhelmed. This pacing guide organizes the program for you. I created it for a local school district, and its Read 180 teachers loved it. It is a comprehensive guide, listing daily
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
For Principals & Administrators, Professional Documents, Teacher Manuals
$4.99
2
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By Alisha Adkins
This powerpoint presentation is intended for professional development purposes. It addresses strategies for helping struggling readers succeed at writing and includes workshop activities. Handout materials are included on the final slides.
Subjects:
Professional Development, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
Staff
Types:
Professional Documents, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.99
2
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By Alisha Adkins
When assigned a book report, students frequently don't know where to begin. This scaffold structures their responses while helping them learn a workable format for future assignments.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Essays, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Printables
$1.99
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By Alisha Adkins
This writing workshop lesson seamlessly guides students through the writing process. It includes a writing prompt, graphic organizer, drafting scaffold, revision form for easy peer editing, and publishing handout. It is suitable for middle school
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Activities, Printables
$2.99
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By Alisha Adkins
Teaching the Read 180 program can often leave teachers feeling overwhelmed. This pacing guide organizes the program for you. I created it for a local school district, and its Read 180 teachers loved it. It is a comprehensive guide, listing daily
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th
Types:
For Principals & Administrators, Professional Documents, Teacher Manuals
$4.99
2
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By Alisha Adkins
This geography Powerpoint presentation is an introduction to Canada. It examines physical and human characteristics of Canada, including discussion of similarities and differences between it and the U.S. The presentation includes a bell ringer,
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Multimedia, PowerPoint Presentations
$2.99
3
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By Alisha Adkins
This lesson teaches students to ask themselves 5 basic questions in order to improve the quality of their writing by adding details and developing voice. Simple, fun, and effective!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$1.99
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By Alisha Adkins
This series of lessons scaffolds the writing process while making writing fun and interesting. Begin by modeling the sample paragraph ("The Furry Menace") about giant hamsters. Then guide students through the steps of the writing process using
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$4.99
2
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By Alisha Adkins
Teaching the Read 180 program can often leave teachers feeling overwhelmed. This pacing guide organizes the program for you. I created it for use throughout a school district, and teachers loved it. It is a comprehensive guide, listing daily class
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
For Principals & Administrators, Professional Documents, Teacher Manuals
$4.99
Digital Download DOCX (0.09 MB)
By Alisha Adkins
If your students can write a single paragraph, they can write a multi-paragraph essay. This 12 page mini-unit guides students through the writing process while demonstrating how to expand a paragraph into a full essay. This material follows the "I
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$4.99
2
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By Alisha Adkins
This powerpoint is intended for use in professional development. It examines the basic principles of teaching writing, including the writing process, the 6 traits of writing, the gradual release model, and strategies for helping students achieve
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Professional Development, Writing
Grades:
Staff
Types:
Professional Documents, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.99
1
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By Alisha Adkins
This autobiography assignment guides students through the steps of the writing process.
Subjects:
Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Handouts
$1.99
1
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By Alisha Adkins
In this creative project, students inherit an island from a crazy long-lost uncle. They must utilize geographical concepts (i.e., absolute location, map skills, and culture traits) as well as their understanding of ELA skills (such as book
Subjects:
Geography, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects
$4.99
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

3 years of experience coaching teachers and delivering professional development, 8 years of experience teaching high school (English and social studies), 2 years of experience teaching middle school (ELA), 1 year of experience teaching adult students (GED), 1 year of experience scoring high stakes state tests.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Creative lessons & reproducible activities for building secondary reading & writing skills. More information on my educational philosophy can be found in my article here: http://alishaadkins.hubpages.com/hub/Zombies-Ate-My-Lesson-Plan-Teaching-Strategies-and-Student-Activities-that-Will-Increase-Student-Engagement

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

UNO Decennial Honor Award and TAP recipient, participant in Columbia University's Japan Institute, US/Japan Foundation's Urban Teachers of the South study tour of Japan, and the JET Programme.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

M.Ed. from the University of New Orleans in Curriculum and Instruction with focus in educational technology

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Author. Additional information about me can be found at www.rhapsodyinlime.blogspot.com or http://www.amazon.com/Alisha-Adkins/e/B007N5MOO0/ .

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