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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This is a succinct but thorough explanation of how to incorporate textual sources in a paper according to MLA guidelines. This PowerPoint is expressly designed for use in English and literature classes, as it explains and demonstrates how to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Bibliographies
CCSS:
W.7.8, W.9-10.8, W.9-10.9, W.11-12.8, W.11-12.9
$2.00
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This lesson explains the format and purpose of an introduction paragraph, moving from broad to specific. It then explains the format for an effective thesis, providing strong criteria and even a formula for writing theses. It follows with an
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.4
$3.00
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This 50 point test assesses students' knowledge of John Steinbeck's novella, Of Mice and Men. In the multiple choice section, it asks about plot events, vocabulary words, and the five main themes seen in the book. The quote section lists five quotes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10
$3.50
4
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This bundle includes resources to guide students in the basics of writing research papers and other writing exercises that align with middle and high school English courses. Source Integration LessonParaphrase, Summary & Direct Quotes
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.8, CCRA.W.9, CCRA.L.6
$13.50
$10.00
11
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This bundle of lessons, designed for traditional classroom or distance learning, guides students on an exploration of different types of heroes from literature and film. Each day's lesson comes with a variety of differentiated assessments that you
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.SL.5
$20.50
$17.50
6
Bundle
By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
I usually teach 12 Angry Men at the end of the school year. It's always a favorite, and it's adaptable enough for the end of the year. If we have a couple of weeks to work with, we read Reginald Rose's play, then watch the 1957 film afterward. If
Subjects:
Drama, Film, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Assessment, Novel Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.9
$9.50
$7.00
4
Bundle
By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This quiz was designed to assess students' knowledge and usage of MLA style in research. Students could take it without any assistance or with an MLA style guide to assist them in forming proper citations. The first part of it asks students to form
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Bibliographies, Assessment
CCSS:
W.7.8, W.8.8, W.9-10.8, W.11-12.8
$2.50
6
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
Plagiarism is a growing problem with today's students, and too often they commit it without realizing it! This lesson goes into the various ways one can commit plagiarism, knowingly or accidentally, and the ramifications of that act. The lesson
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Study Skills, For All Subjects
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Research, Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.W.8
$3.50
7
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This handout and powerpoint explain the importance of using research ethically and in a variety of methods. It shows the difference between paraphrasing, summarizing, and directly quoting sources, as well as explaining how to integrate each kind of
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Handouts
CCSS:
CCRA.W.6, CCRA.W.8, CCRA.W.9
$2.00
6
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This resource contains 22 pages of instructions and examples of common MLA citations, formatted according to MLA's 8th edition. The resource is printer-ready or can be posted on a digital learning platform in a convenient PDF. It also comes with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Bibliographies, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
W.6.8, W.7.8, W.8.8, W.9-10.8, W.11-12.8
$3.50
24
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
These resources include everything you need to teach and assess students in MLA formatting for in-text citations, works cited pages, and proper research recording techniques. Middle and high school students need these skills for essay writing and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Assessment, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.7.7, W.7.8, W.7.9, W.8.7, W.8.8, W.8.9, W.9-10.7, W.9-10.8, W.9-10.9, W.11-12.7, W.11-12.8...
$9.00
$6.00
7
Bundle
By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This mini-unit guides students as they study advertisements for propaganda uses, following Kelly Gallagher's real-world writing curriculum. This task follows his "Evaluate & Judge" guidelines but I've added an entrance slip, assignment details,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Critical Thinking
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Homework
CCSS:
SL.8.1d, SL.8.2, SL.8.3, SL.8.4, SL.8.5, SL.9-10.1d, SL.9-10.2, SL.9-10.3, SL.9-10.4, SL.9-10.5, CCRA.SL.5...
$6.50
8
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This slideshow is an introduction to the Reginald Rose play and/or 1957 Sydney Lumen film, 12 Angry Men. The slideshow covers the following material: - Background information on the American judicial system- The context of Reginald Rose's
Subjects:
Drama, Film, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.5, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.5, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.5, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.3...
$4.50
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This resource contains full unit materials for a unit of informative speeches, including materials for teaching research and public speaking. This research-driven project allows students to choose any person, event, sport, or illness to research and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA)
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Unit Plans, Rubrics
CCSS:
SL.7.2, SL.7.3, SL.8.2, SL.8.3, SL.9-10.2, SL.9-10.3
$7.50
6
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
These 12 posters represent 365 separate literary events from history. Each poster presents one month's worth of literary history in order to engage students' interest. These images are in PDF form and are printer ready up to size 18 x 24". Print and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$4.00
4
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This powerpoint guides students as they write a ballad in honor of the medieval poetry form. A ballad is a narrative poem in a simple rhyme scheme, and this powerpoint gives suggestions on how to write a strong ballad. It includes a scoring rubric.
Subjects:
Creative Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.11-12.3
$1.00
3
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This three week unit bundles the following resources: Of Mice and Men Guided Reading & VocabularyIntroductory powerpoint explaining characters, themes, symbols, and other introductory information to the novel, with corresponding study
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Novel Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.8...
$14.50
$11.50
3
Bundle
By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This resource instructs students on four poetic elements of figurative language: similes, metaphors, personification, and hyperbole. It contains a helpful process for helping students identify what kind of element is present. It follows with a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.5
$1.50
4
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This slideshow of 26 different poetry terms provides definitions and examples for student application. It is a great tool to access during a full poetry unit or as a poetry refresher for upper-level students. The following terms are defined with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
7
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By AP Lit and More - Literature and Writing Resources
This short powerpoint guides students in writing a meaningful and effective concrete poem, which takes the shape of its subject. It includes several examples of excellent concrete poems and a rubric for scoring them. Each file in this resource is
Subjects:
Creative Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.11-12.3
$1.00
5
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

14 years of 9-12th grade English teaching experience, including Advanced Placement and Honors programs. Classes taught include AP English Literature, Creative Writing, World Literature, Shakespearean Literature, British Literature, Modern American Literature, History of Drama, and 9th and 10th grade English. I recently formed a Writing Center at my school and serve as its coordinator.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe in transparency and honesty. I teach with integrity and try to make each moment in the classroom count. I don't believe in busy work and assign work that is genuinely useful for students in the future. I particularly like quote-driven literary analysis and differentiated learning activities. My mission is to make AP English Literature more inclusive and engaging.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2019 Woodbury Educator of the Year nominee, Teacher Eagle Award, AP English Literature reader 5 years

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A. Secondary English, Education - Concordia University, Chicago; M.A. Teaching - Bethel University, St. Paul

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I teach English full time and am the department head of the English department of my school. I have always preferred creating my own teaching materials and after finding success in teaching I wanted to share some of my resources I've made. Also, I am a mother of two boys and one girl, all under nine years old. Obviously, I like to keep busy! Follow me on Pinterest and follow my blog! You can also find me on Instagram at aplitandmore! Join my email list for updates and sale notifications! Have questions or need more customized resources? Please e-mail me at aplitandmore@gmail.com. Profile picture courtesy of Elizabeth Greve Photography

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