Alison Mizen

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A three day viewing guide to accompany viewing of Oprah's made for TV film, "Their Eyes Were Watching God" starring Halle Barry. Each day has a range of questions that focus the student on film analysis as well as plot and character
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Used at the end of watching the modern film adaptation, "O" this writing activity asks students to go deeper than basic plot similarities as they evaluate the adaptation of Othello for modern movie-goers. The top provides a checklist for students
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Looking for a way to keep your students going back to the text and compile their own text-based analysis? Using basic to higher order comprehension questions as well as student directed quote analysis, these study guides have it all! Students will
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Save money! All quote response quizzes in one place! Othello Act 1, Act 2, Act 3 and Act 4/5 Quizzes included here. What is a quote response quiz? Each quiz contains 12 important quotations from the act. Students must identify the speaker/to
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This is a fantastic type of Othello Act 1 assessment especially related to Common Core standards of using text evidence! It has four pages (12 questions with room to write) of quotation response. The student is asked to identify the speaker, to
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This is a fantastic type of Othello Act 3 assessment especially related to Common Core standards of using text evidence! It has four pages (12 questions with room to write) of quotation response. The student is asked to identify the speaker, to whom
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This Power Point Presentation is a companion to the Othello Vocabulary activities. It provides the definitions (as intended by the text) of 20 common archaic words used in Acts 1-5 of Shakespeare's Othello. Use together in class or individually to
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These vocabulary squares highlight 20 commonly used Elizabethan words used in Acts 1-5 of Shakespeare's Othello. With room for definitions, example sentences and a graphic representation, students can make modern connects to archaic words. Can be
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This is a fantastic type of Othello Act 2 assessment especially related to Common Core standards of using text evidence! It has four pages (12 questions with room to write) of quotation response. The student is asked to identify the speaker, to whom
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A follow along question set (or after the film review) for The King's Speech (2010). Higher order thinking questions paired with basic comprehension. Final writing prompt asks for students to reflect on the importance of self-expression including
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Students create unique characters for fictional narratives on their own, but sometimes, especially at the high school level, they need a bit of a jump start! Using a famous piece of artwork, students analyze the potential experiences of characters
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This is a fantastic type of Othello Act 4/5 assessment especially related to Common Core standards of using text evidence! It has four pages (12 questions with room to write) of quotation response. The student is asked to identify the speaker, to
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This customizable word document can be adjusted for any type of review activity after finishing William Shakespeare's Macbeth (before a test, a final exam, as a group or individual project or even extra credit). The packet goes through important
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Using CHAMPS or other types of behavior points systems? This document is for you! It is customizable with room for 28 students per page and multiple columns for each day of the week, room for attendance, behavior markings and/or assignments. You
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Students (in skill level or heterogeneous groups) to each have a chance to closely study one or two scenes and work together to have an in-depth analysis covering plot structure, characterization, elements of drama and figurative language. Students
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A great opener activity looking at when students might find deception (a common theme in Othello) acceptable? Have students write individually, share together, do for homework, classwork, exit slips or as a discussion starter!
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This customizable word document can be adjusted for any novel/novels you might have read and need to review this year (before a test, a final exam, as a group or individual project or even extra credit). The packet goes through important
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Using abstract images and words, students can demonstrate their understanding and analysis of major characters with an easy to accomplish art project! With the attached template (this size or larger via copier), students create a fence post
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A template for tracking behavior by teachers/students with behavior issues/behavior goals. Make one copy for teacher for each week, one copy for student. Teacher and student use check off sheet to record observations, discuss with each other or
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Students (in skill level or heterogeneous groups) to each have a chance to closely study one or two scenes and work together to have an in-depth analysis covering plot structure, characterization, elements of drama and figurative language. Students
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught in an inner ring suburb of Cleveland, Ohio for the past 8 years, and been a curriculum consultant for Cleveland State University for the past three years.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style combines a structured environment with many opportunities to practice independent learning as well as collaboration and cooperative learning. I strive to create an environment in which my students can push themselves, learn to rely on themselves, their resources and me as a guide.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Nominated: Teacher of the Month October 2011, November 2012 Cum Laude Graduate, Kalamazoo College

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Oak Park River Forest High School, Oak Park, IL Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI (BA English, History, Education) University of Akron, Akron, OH (M.Ed Instructional Technology)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Additionally, I worked in a non-traditional teaching role for 8 years as a program director and camp counselor for an overnight camp specifically teaching nature, drama, staff training and development and more.

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