Chris Gilbert

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By Chris Gilbert
This is a final project to be used at the conclusion of a reading of Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal. It requires students, working in pairs, to compose their own work of satire. The assignment requires them to create a four panel satirical
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$3.50
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This is a fifty question final test for Shakespeare's Macbeth. The assessment consists of four different sections: I. Twenty two True/False questions II. Ten Matching questions (character names and descriptions) III. Eleven Quotation
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$3.75
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I have included thirteen different classroom resources here for the "big three" British literary works: Beowulf, Canterbury Tales, and Macbeth. You will find a variety of projects, activities, and assessment/quizzes included here designed to help
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$17.15
$13.00
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I give this quiz/test to my students after they have read the Prologue of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. This is a twenty question assessment that forces students to correctly match up twenty characters with their descriptions. I have also included the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$2.00
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By Chris Gilbert
The MacBundle! This product includes five different classroom-tested resources for Macbeth: ♛ Macbeth Final Test: This is a fifty question final test for Shakespeare's play. The assessment consists of four different sections and includes the answer
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$12.25
$9.00
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What would Macbeth, Frankenstein's creature, Hamlet, Grendel, or any number of other literary characters say if they sat down on the psychiatrist's couch? This assignment allows students to answer this question. -This is a character analysis
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$1.50
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Whole class discussions, small group discussions, paired conversations, Paideia seminars, debates, fishbowl discussions...whatever form the discussion takes, this rubric can help you assess it. Also, students can use this rubric to assess themselves
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Cooperative Learning, Rubrics
$1.75
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By Chris Gilbert
Writing Basics Bundle -This writing resource is designed to help students learn the basics of essay writing through six different writing related items: ✔ Instructions for use ✔ Notes and a handout for an interactive lecture on basic essay
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Handouts, Outlines
$3.75
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I took most of my essay writing materials and bundled them into this fourteen page, helpful document. Inside, you will find fourteen pages containing these writing resources: ✔ Notes and a handout for an interactive lecture on basic essay
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Outlines, Graphic Organizers, Rubrics
$7.50
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Life of Pi Closing Project/Assignment - Group Essay Writing and Infographic -This is a final project to be used at the conclusion of a reading of Life of Pi. It requires students, in groups, to write an essay and create an infographic in response
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$3.50
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This product includes three different classroom resources for Chaucer's Canterbury Tales: ★ CT Character Modern Comparison Activity This is an assignment that requires students to select one of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales characters, analyze the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$7.50
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I have bundled five different rubrics/evaluations here: ✔ MLA Writing Rubric to be used with any analytical writing assignment/essay ✔ Discussion Rubric to assess whole-class or group conversations ✔ Group Goal Setting and Self-Assessment Chart ✔
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Oral Communication
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Assessment, Cooperative Learning, Rubrics
$8.25
$4.50
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This essay writing rubric can be used to evaluate many different writing assignments, whether they be expository, persuasive, or research assignments. The grade ranges, listed at the top, reflect a seven point grading scale, and each level of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Assessment, Rubrics
$2.00
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Exit Slip for Class Discussions -I frequently have informal discussions and more nuanced discussions, such as Paideia seminars, with my students. I have used this exit slip with great success in all of them. ★Before our discussion, I set class
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$1.00
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Rubric for public speaking, presentations, and speeches -This is a concise, but effective, rubric that both you and your students can use to evaluate and assess student presentations and speeches. ★ On the left side, I have included questions
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Oral Communication
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Rubrics
$1.75
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By Chris Gilbert
This is a simple assessment tool that I use to provide students with greater accountability, focus, and reflection. Directions: 1.) Give this handout to each student group prior to beginning group work. Have each member record his or her name at
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Assessment, Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles
$1.00
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By Chris Gilbert
World Literature Gallery Walk Bundle: Odyssey, Night, All Quiet & More A gallery walk activity requires students to view and write about images related to a specific text. This resource is a bundle of gallery walk assignments for seven
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
$15.75
$10.00
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Peer Grading and Evaluation in Student Groups -Make grading group work easy! ★ I use this with my students after they complete work in collaborative groups. I give one copy to each group member, and you will see on the document that each student
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Assessment, Cooperative Learning, Rubrics
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Ten years teaching English at the 9-12 level, and one year at the post-secondary level.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Student centered, reader response, etc. I feel am an engaging teacher who strives to make lessons relevant.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I have published several journal articles, a book chapter, and several teaching guides. I have written teaching guides for Penguin Random House and Patagonia.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have graduate and undergraduate degrees in English. Right now, I am pursuing an EdD.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I enjoy many things: gardening, weightlifting, reading, writing, watching good movies and TV, etc.

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