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By Bradley Thompson
The following document contains two quizzes on Shirley Jackson's short story "The Lottery." The first quiz is a revised quiz with higher critical thinking questions than the low comprehension questions in the second quiz. Feel free to use either or
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Assessment
$2.00
207
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By Bradley Thompson
The following is a multiple choice review worksheet and quiz that assesses a student's knowledge of parts of speech. The review worksheet contains TV's greatest catchphrases and the quiz features some of AFI's Top 100 Movie Quotes, which make the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Grammar
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment
$1.50
33
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By Bradley Thompson
This worksheet teaches students the difference among ethos, pathos, and logos. Students read each term's definition and then read nine scenarios and write what they believe someone is using to persuade others: ethos, pathos, or logos. This worksheet
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson, Activities
$1.00
26
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By Bradley Thompson
The following is a 6-page (12 pages with the keys) multiple choice assessment on "A Raisin in the Sun" by Lorraine Hansberry. The quizzes are NOT just on lower level, comprehension questions like most multiple choice assessments on novels online.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Assessment
$5.00
14
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By Bradley Thompson
NOT a simple, low-level "assessment" of plot, this test features curriculum-anchored questions to author's style, indirect characterization, color symbolism, conflict, figurative language, inferences, irony, juxtaposition, motifs, plot, rhetoric,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, 7th
Types:
Assessment
$5.00
23
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By Bradley Thompson
NOT a low-level quiz with simple comprehension questions like most assessments online, this 2-sided, 20-question multiple choice quiz on Liam O'Flaherty's short story "The Sniper" assesses students' application and analysis of several literary
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Assessment
$2.00
65
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By Bradley Thompson
NOT a simple, low-level "assessment" of plot, this test features curriculum-anchored questions to literary allusions, author's style, indirect characterization, character archetypes, color symbolism, diction, figurative language, flashbacks,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, 7th
Types:
Assessment
$5.00
63
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By Bradley Thompson
The following twelve-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the Robert Mulligan-directed 1962 courtroom drama "To Kill a Mockingbird" that is an adaptation of Harper Lee's novel of the same name and stars Gregory Peck. It can be used in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Film, Drama
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Lesson
$3.00
26
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By Bradley Thompson
The following 15-question multiple choice quiz on Edgar Allan Poe's short story "The Tell-Tale Heart" does not feature simple, low level comprehension questions on the work's story/plot. The quiz features high level, critical thinking questions that
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Lesson
$1.50
41
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By Bradley Thompson
The following thirteen-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the Frank Darabont-directed 1994 drama film "The Shawshank Redemption" that stars Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. It can be used in an English or film studies classroom. The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Film, Visual Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Movie Guides, Video Files, Study Guides
$3.00
24
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By Bradley Thompson
The following seven-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the Andy Fickman-directed 2006 teen comedy film "She's the Man," which is a loose adaptation of William Shakespeare's play "Twelfth Night." This study guide can be used in an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Film, Visual Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Video Files, Study Guides
$2.50
36
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By Bradley Thompson
The following twelve-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the Gil Junger-directed 1999 teen romantic comedy "10 Things I Hate about You" that is a modernized adaptation of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" and stars Julia
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Film, Drama
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Movie Guides, Lesson
$3.00
44
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By Bradley Thompson
Included is a study guide and ten-question multiple choice quiz on Maya Angelou's poem "Still I Rise." The study guide is two pages and features questions to guide students' reading of the poem. The study guide acts as a formative assessment to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Lesson, Assessment
$2.00
28
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By Bradley Thompson
The following 19-page document includes 2 versions of 10 chapter chunk quizzes on Khaled Hosseini's novel The Kite Runner. The chapter chunks are on these chapters paired together: 1-4, 5-7, 8-10, 11-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-21, 22-23, 24, and 25. There
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Assessment
$6.00
39
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By Bradley Thompson
The following 15-question multiple choice quiz assesses a reader's understanding and analysis of Alice Walker's short story "Everyday Use." The first 5 questions are matching questions that challenge readers to match 5 quotes to the best or most
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson, Assessment
$1.50
39
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By Bradley Thompson
The following 6-page document includes 6 chapter quizzes on John Steinbeck's novella Of Mice and Men. There are 8 questions/quiz except for Chapter 5, which has 10 questions/quiz. Each question is worth 2 points, so the quizzes added together are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, 7th
Types:
Assessment
$3.50
20
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By Bradley Thompson
The following 9-page document is a study guide movie packet to guide a viewer's analysis of the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" directed by Victor Fleming. The study guide can be used for study in an English or film studies class. The first page
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Film, Visual Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Video Files, Study Guides
$3.00
29
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By Bradley Thompson
The following two-page study guide worksheet is used to analyze the music video "This is America" by Childish Gambino and directed by Hiro Murai. It can be used in an English, film studies, or media studies classroom. The worksheet asks students to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts, Drama
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson, Study Guides
$1.50
19
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By Bradley Thompson
The following seven-page study guide film packet that can be used in an English, film studies, or media studies class is used to accompany Henry Selick's 1993 stop motion Christmas contemporary classic "Tim Burton's The Nightmare before Christmas."
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Film, Visual Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Video Files, Study Guides
$2.50
38
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By Bradley Thompson
The following ten-page study guide film packet is used to accompany the Justin Kurzel-directed 2015 drama film "Macbeth" adapted from Shakespeare's tragedy that stars Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. It can be used in an English or film
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Film, Visual Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Movie Guides, Video Files, Study Guides
$2.50
46
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've been teaching high school English and English electives for ten years. In my career, I've taught honors and general education English 7, English 8, English 9, English 10, English 11 and various film studies courses.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style adapts to each lesson, ranging from authoritative to student-centric. Generally, I create lessons that vary from fostering small group, close reading to whole class discussions and projects. For assessments, I create critical thinking multiple choice quizzes and tests or rubric-structured projects that aren't focused solely on characterization, plot, and/or story comprehension.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

National Honors Society Teacher of the Year (school award), Optimist Club Educator of the Year (local award), and Graduation Faculty Speaker (voted by the senior class)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Master of Arts in English, Master of Arts in Teaching, and Bachelor of Arts in English

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I was disappointed with the lack of high level, critical thinking assessments on works of literature that I found online or elsewhere. Almost all of them assessed comprehension of story; that's it. I started writing my own assessments on works I taught that require students to apply the academic terminology they were learning to works we read and watched. That's my goal as a teacher: I strive to challenge my students to high standards while keeping my grading workload reasonable. I hope you enjoy what you find.

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