AZSunset Literacy 4-9

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AZSunset Literacy 4-9
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"If you teach a slave how to read, it would forever unfit him to be a slave." --An owner of enslaved people, quoted by Frederick Douglass
 
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Choice of two forms for summarizing and analyzing a news report. Students choose a major "hard news" item from a newspaper, magazine, online source, or TV news program, then fill in who, when, where, what, significance, opinion, and source
Subjects:
Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Handouts, Homework, Independent Work Packet
$1.00
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
All about me for the beginning of the year OR an end of the year activity for looking back on __th grade. Can be used in any subject for teachers to get to know students and for them to get to know each other, establishing a friendly, positive
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, For All Subject Areas, Back to School
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$1.00
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
For independent reading or a read-aloud with a variety of questions and vocabulary activities. A short opinion essay and a compare/contrast activity with the movie are included. A short fill-in with a word bank provides surprising and interesting
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Short Stories, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Novel Study, Minilessons, Literature Circles
$7.00
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Note-taking is a life-long learning tool. This is useful for any subject 6-9, with examples of notes from language arts, social studies, and science texts. Includes avoiding plagiarism. Many resources for you to pick and choose to customize
Subjects:
Study Skills, Reading Strategies, For All Subjects
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Scaffolded Notes
$5.75
73
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Close reading guide with a variety of questions for each chapter, plus skills mini-lessons, creative writing responses, and more. A broad range of in-depth questions cover many CCSS standards for reading informational text or history/social studies.
Subjects:
U.S. History, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Minilessons, Nonfiction Book Study
$6.25
106
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Creative favorite things I Am Poem that is perfect for for Getting to Know You (beginning of year), Looking Back (end of year), or upper grades Valentine's Day (things students LOVE ♥) , Also great for Poetry Month, a class switch, or a creative
Subjects:
Back to School, Valentine's Day, End of Year
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Independent Work Packet
$3.85
120
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
High-interest paragraphs about 25 countries that cover geography, economics, history and current issues. One country per page, with 2-3 questions per passage and illustrations. No-prep for bell work, enrichment, centers, homework, extra credit,
Subjects:
Geography, Economics , Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Homework
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.10
$6.00
92
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Packed with choices. Comprehensive reading guide, vocabulary worksheets, quiz, projects, and answer keys. Meets CCSS. Skills include central ideas, summary, steps in a process, vocabulary, using context clues and using visual information. Brings
Subjects:
Government, U.S. History, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Study Guides, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.7
$5.00
82
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
A complete packet for this beloved short story. Great for a holiday activity, a memoir or personal narrative unit, or for a cross-curricular Depression unit with social studies. In-depth comprehension questions based on literary terms such as
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Short Stories, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Literature Circles
$6.00
39
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Perfect for any subject for a biography project for any subject, for Black History Month, or Women's History Month. A complete student and teacher guide for a report to meet informative/explanatory Common Core standards. Aimed at 7-9th and may be
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, For All Subject Areas, Black History Month
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Projects, Independent Work Packet
$5.00
29
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Researching fascinating northern hemisphere winter festivals around the world keeps middle school students involved before the winter break and meets CCSS for informative/explanatory text. Dozens of topics. Optional fun, easy to make booklet
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Holidays/Seasonal, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Projects
$4.75
46
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Editing practice that will capture student interest! The short paragraphs are reviews of 4-star titles related to coping with the various ups and downs of school. A dozen passages to improve student editing skills, teach punctuation rules in
Subjects:
Grammar, Writing, Back to School
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Task Cards
$4.50
47
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Help students evaluate Web and print resources for credibility, accuracy and reliability by answering a set of twenty questions. The answers are marked yes, somewhat, or no on an easy-to-use chart, resulting in an overall rating of credibility.
Subjects:
Tools for Common Core, For All Subjects, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Research, Handouts, Internet Activities
CCSS:
W.6.8, W.7.8, W.8.8, W.9-10.8, W.11-12.8, WHST.6-8.8, WHST.9-10.8, WHST.11-12.8
$4.25
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
How to write nine types of expository paragraphs in all subjects. Perfect learning tools for students to summarize and think critically: explain, classify, compare/contrast, persuade, define and more. Great for quick writes, homework, or formal
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, For All Subject Areas, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Independent Work Packet
$6.00
50
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Fascinating nonfiction readings with a variety of comprehension questions. The topics are Mummies, Anubis, Tomb Curses, and King Tut's Tomb. Aligned with CCSS for both Informational Reading and History/Social Studies 4-6. High interest materials
Subjects:
Ancient History, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.3, RH.6-8.4, RH.6-8.5, RH.6-8.6, RH.6-8.7, RH.6-8.8, RH.6-8.10
$6.00
43
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Six expository nonfiction readings about the Middle Ages for World History or ELA nonfiction reading. Great supplement for Crispin: The Cross of Lead or any Medieval historical fiction. Includes a variety of comprehension questions. The topics
Subjects:
Middle Ages, Tools for Common Core, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Printables
$6.25
36
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
The Martin Luther King, Jr. speech is presented in sections for close reading, with each section followed by CCSS-aligned questions and activities covering comprehension, literary elements, analysis, personal connections and more. Scaffolds
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Black History Month, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Handouts, Homework
$5.00
41
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Short-answer reading guides, multiple choice quizzes (or optional reading guides), and paragraph writing options. Guides and quizzes cover Chapters 1-10; 11-20; and 21-29 with approximately 25 questions each. In addition, there is a short guide
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Novel Study
$6.00
21
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Help students achieve success in writing a five paragraph expository informational essay for any subject. Intro-body-conclusion format. Step-by-step packet includes:--choice of formal outline or graphic organizer for prewriting --each prewriting
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Writing-Essays, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Minilessons, Graphic Organizers, Independent Work Packet
$4.75
19
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By AZSunset Literacy 4-9
Unique All About Me project for upper grades in newspaper front page format. Uses and explains newspaper terms. Back to school get to know you, end of school looking back, or any time. Great bulletin board, peer share and memento for kids to save.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Back to School, End of Year
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$3.25
34
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've taught social studies, ELA, and Title I reading in grades 6-11 in a rural reservation school, in a large urban district, and in a small charter school, with over 30 years experience.

MY TEACHING STYLE

When they read and write about it, they understand.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Celebrate Literacy Award from the Tucson Area Reading Council, a chapter of the International Reading Association. Middle Level Educator of the Year from the Southern Arizona Middle Level Association awarded by my school district.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A.in History/Secondary Ed.; M.Ed. in K-12 Reading Education; Arizona Highly Qualified in Language Arts, 5-8; Arizona certified Reading Specialist.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Check out my Pinterest Board: https://www.pinterest.com/debbikapp/azsunset-literacy-4-12/ Send me a Q/A if you'd like to be added as a pinner! I am married and the mom of two grown kids. We recently moved from my beloved Arizona to beautiful Oregon to be near grandkids. I still love Arizona so I'm keeping AZSunset ;) Send questions or issues via Q/A on the product page or feel free to email me: dkappaz@comcast.net. Thanks for looking! Debbi Kapp

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