Caz's History and English Classroom

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Caz's History and English Classroom
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Units and activities that integrate history, geography, science and English language content and skills!
 
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These activities and worksheets are designed to introduce students to the causes and effects of air and water pollution on our environment. The activities are student-directed and include using websites to research and answer questions on the
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Anzac Day is a public holiday in Australia where we commemorate those that fought for us at war, primarily in WWI. This unit includes 10 lessons and is primarily ICT based, where students will develop their research, summarising and writing skills
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This 5 week unit is designed to help teach students about the many impacts humans have had on our environment. It incorporates: * History -skills and knowledge * Geography - understanding of nature and the world around us * Science - understanding
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Do you often wonder how to help those reluctant writers get started? How to spark their imagination and help guide their writing? Introducing the "Creative Writing Prompt Game!" This simple yet effective game can spark any students' imagination,
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Fairy Tales are short stories that can be used with children of all ages. Most children will have some background knowledge of at least a few fairy tales which makes this genre of writing accessible to all. This unit of work is aimed at Grade 5-7
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This HUGE 57 page complete unit is all about Ancient Greece! My lessons incorporate key English, History and Geography skills throughout. This unit includes: * Complete Unit Planner (hyperlinked) * Detailed lesson Plans * Vocabulary and spelling
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This PowerPoint goes through each of the '8 Stages of Genocide' by Dr Greg Stanton with specific examples from Nazi Germany before and during WWII. This PowerPoint includes: **Easy to understand explanations in dot points for each stage. **Visual
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Fairy Tales are short stories that can be used with children of all ages. Most children will have some background knowledge of at least a few fairy tales which makes this genre of writing accessible to all. This unit of work is aimed at Grade 5-7
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This 2 lesson mini-unit aims for students to examine the types of waste humans leave on this Earth. This product includes: * Hands-on activities to classify types of waste * Estimation activity on how long different materials take to break down * A
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This Powerpoint introduces students to what Ghettos are and what they were used for during the Nazi regime. It includes: *Maps, newspaper reports and photos from the time *Discussion and comprehension questions *Links to video footage *Research
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A very easy step-by-step guide to show your students how they can use PowerPoint to make their very own animated film! All you need is: * Laptop * Projector / Interactive Whiteboard Students will only need access to a laptop with Microsoft Word
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This HUGE 70 PAGE unit of work involves students exploring the rich history of the Ancient Egyptian civilization, and examining the impact this culture has had on our lives today. This complete Ancient History unit includes: *Unit planner (5wks or
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Everyone loves playing 'Guess Who?' right? Now you can use it in the History classroom with this fun and easy game to revise or enhance your students’ knowledge of Ancient Egyptian Gods. There are many ways to use this resource: Option 1 –
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These 2 lessons can be used as a closer look at what effect plastic bags and bottles have on our environment, or as part of my 5 week unit "Reducing our Impact on the Earth". This product includes: **2 detailed lesson plans **Video links with
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This PowerPoint looks at the many media types the Nazis used to spread their anti-Semitic word throughout Germany and Europe. It includes: **Annotated and translated examples of propaganda from newspapers, posters, postcards, flyers, films,
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In this unit, students will explore the geography and history of the Pacific Islands, and the development of their lands and cultures. Students will examine modern geographical issues relating to the Pacific Islands, including climate change and the
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This unit of 10 lessons includes: * Word Lists at 3 grade levels for low, medium and high spellers * Activities to extend spelling skills and understanding words * Progress charts each week to see students progress This unit is just a part of my
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Everyone loves playing 'Guess Who?' right? Now you can use it in the History classroom with this fun and easy game to revise or enhance your students’ knowledge of Ancient Greek Gods. There are many ways to use this resource: Option 1 – Print on
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This unit introduces students to different styles of poetry and how to use them to express their knowledge and understanding of Humans Impact on the Environment. The types of poetry specifically studied are: * Haiku, * Acrostic, * Quatrains, and *
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This unit of work focuses on the Aboriginal Civil Rights Movement of the 20th Century. It is a very interesting topic to do especially to compare and contrast with the US and South African Civil Rights Movements occurring at the same time. This
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

My areas of expertise include: * History Years 7-12 - including Ancient, Medieval and Modern Australian and World History * WWI and WWII, focusing on Holocaust studies * History Revolutions teacher and exam assessor - in particular Russian and Chinese Revolutions * Debating (especially for low literacy learners) * English and Literature Years 7-12

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe integrating subjects together to increase student engagement helps to develop skills and make relevant links to students' lives. For example - when studying the Holocaust, we are not only looking at the people, places and event from a Historians point of view, but developing our English written, reading and analysis skills at the same time. I also use technology as much as possible to reach students on a level that they understand. This year all of my students now have laptops at school and all of our curriculum is available to them 24/7 online, including help from me!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

In 2012 I was selected to be the Chinese Revolutions expert to write the Year 12 VCE Exams for VCAA. A huge challenge and responsibility! In January 2014 I spent 3 weeks studying at the Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies in Jerusalem, Israel, thanks to a study grant I was awarded by Gandel Philonthropy. It was an intense and inspiring time and I can't wait to get back in to the classroom!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Advanced Diploma in Professional Writing & Editing - 2001 Bachelor of Arts (History/English major) - 2005 Bachelor of Secondary Education (History/English) - 2006 Bastow Institute - Leading Literacy - 2015

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I live in the South-East of Victoria Australia with my husband (also a teacher!), our 3 beautiful children, 2 cats and 1 blue-tongue lizard. We love to watch our son play football and basketball, and spend time going to the AFL to watch Carlton play on the weekends.

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