Boss Lady

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Boss Lady
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This is a power point to teach point of view of the author (1st person vs. 3rd person). It is quick and easy, but provides opportunities for students to work together and includes a sensory experience. Best suited for late elementary or early Jr.
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Power point describing author's purposes which includes a collaborative, small group activity. Students work together to analyze an example of text and determine the author's purpose. Students must support their answers with lines from the text.
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This is a Power Point that teaches the concept of author's tone. It combines interactive activities, some acting, text analysis and writing. Good for late elementary through Jr. High. Have fun!
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This power point helps to teach the process of paraphrasing. Paraphrasing seems to be particularly difficult for my students with language impairment who cannot break down and rebuild language. This lesson provides a simple cognitive process to
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This is a system I have been using for 3 years to teach students of many different levels how to break down and build up language, which is especially critical for my students with language impairments. I have used this with students with low
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This is a process I use with my students to boost auditory awareness. It provides 10 word lists and a format for students to track small changes in words. Very helpful for improving both decoding and auditory processing. Have students repeat the
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This is a power point which teaches cause and effect. I like to use "Frank the Monster" as a story to support this lesson. I have a link to this book available on Amazon if you click on the book image. It is also available on Tumble books. A
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Students are divided into small groups and asked to search literature and texts placed around the room to find all of the literary devices and structures on this form. I like to use poetry books, nonfiction, fiction, cookbooks, other how-to books,
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This power point is designed for slightly older children than my first "Author's Purpose" lesson. It encourages students to work collaboratively to discover various texts (any text can be used) and what helps to define them. Explores text to
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This is a power point that I use to instruct teaching assistants on positive behavioral supports. I work specifically with students on the autism spectrum and those with some cognitive deficits, but these tips would apply to a broad range of
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This power point and related activities help students follow a specific cognitive process for determining motive. This is helpful for reading comprehension and social interaction. By using the graphic organizer contained in the power point,
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I decided to teach a unit on humor after having several "class clowns" that really were not that funny! My students were very engaged in learning about humor and I found my behavior problem students were not problems during this study. My students
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This simple guide is designed to help students understand how and why to use "imagery," a tool to assist with listening and reading comprehension as well as main idea. Teacher led instruction as well as a cooperative activity are outlined.
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This is an extension activity to my Parts of Speech Building Blocks. It follows the color coded system and has students locate specific parts of speech in texts and combine them to form new sentences. So, lots of breaking apart and combining
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This power point adds to the "Parts of Speech Building Blocks." It uses a color coding system for parts of speech. Although we assume that older students (upper elementary and Jr. High) already know these parts of speech, I am continuously
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This is the same as "Parts of Speech Building Blocks Noun Verb Practice," but offers closed set choices for younger children or students with special needs. Best used in a computer lab or could be used with a projector.
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I have started using challenges like these once a week during lunch for small groups of junior high students to promote improved social interaction. Students come on a voluntary basis, but some students are referred by teachers because they have
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I have upper elementary and junior high students meet with me once a week during their lunch. Participation is voluntary. Topics change each month. The group is designed to promote improved social interaction and the development of friendships
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This builds on Finding the Funny Prt one and has students analyzing for social interaction detail. Again, you will find that this material promotes writing and encourages inferential thinking. So-have fun teaching about humor!
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This power point introduces verbs in isolation, but attaches the color coding system to the verbs. I link to a short song/video which introduces verbs, but the link is dead for copyright reasons so you will need to link to the song/video of your
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been working for 20 years in public education as an SLP. I completed a reading endorsement recently which has added to my skill set as an SLP. My passion is collaborating with others professionals. I love pushing into general and special education classrooms to provide support to my students. I specialize in working with students on all levels of the autism spectrum and designing programs to promote successful building of friendships with peers.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Collaborative, building on student strengths, encouraging collaboration between students, building executive function and meta-cognitive skills in students

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Emerson excellence in education award winner, recipient of multiple grant awards

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. and M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Illinois 1995 Reading Endorsement McKendree University 2012

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am a wife and mother to two wonderful boys! I am a dog and animal lover. Cooking and gardening are my stress releases.

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