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THIS PRODUCT HAS BEEN RECENTLY UPDATED and can now be edited to fit the needs of your students!!How do experiences and choices play a part in shaping identity? How does the way a person defines him/herself impact how he/she perceives others? DEAR
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Workbooks, Worksheets, Novel Study
$9.00
15 ratings
3.9
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By Classics on Caffeine
BLACK SHIPS BEFORE TROY by Rosemary Sutcliff is a story of love, deception, courage and war. This retelling of THE ILLIAD is sure to engage students from upper elementary all the way to high school-- unfortunately the resources all seemed to fall
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Workbooks, Worksheets
$7.00
7 ratings
3.9
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By Classics on Caffeine
This single sheet poetry response is ready for you to print and use! This handout is designed to compliment my other Maya Angelou resources or to stand alone as a poetry analysis activity. Within minutes, students will be able to dive into
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$1.00
7 ratings
3.9
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By Classics on Caffeine
Are you looking for a way for students to practice identifying the FICTION NOTICE AND NOTE SIGNPOSTS (Beers, Probst) and are tired of the same old bookmarks and note taking sheets? Then this project may be just what you need!! Once my students had
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Games
$2.50
2 ratings
3.8
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By Classics on Caffeine
The Odyssey Group Challenge. "And now I pondered how to hurt him worst, if but Athena granted what I prayed for. Here are the means I thought would serve my turn" (The Odyssey). Odysseus (and crew) are being held captive by a man-eating Cyclops.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Cooperative Learning
$1.50
6 ratings
4.0
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By Classics on Caffeine
Citing Textual Evidence Mini-Lesson. WAIT! You can purchase this product as part of my READING BUNDLE #1 for a discounted price! Check it out: Reading Bundle #1 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ This mini-lesson uses the song "Tom's Diner" by
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Songs, Minilessons
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Classics on Caffeine
Back to School Reading Survey. LEADERS + LITERACY = POWER. Are you looking for a "Back to School" activity that gets students thinking about the power of literature? Do you want to set the stage for a year of reading? Then give this activity a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Back to School
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Internet Activities
$2.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By Classics on Caffeine
50 DIFFERENT SENTENCE STEMS AND QUESTIONS WILL KEEP YOUR STUDENTS TALKING AND ENGAGED!! These Cafe Conversation Cards were created to help students learn how to ask thought-provoking questions and engage with classmates for an academic purpose.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, Oral Communication
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles, Task Cards
CCSS:
CCRA.SL.1, CCRA.SL.2, CCRA.SL.3, CCRA.SL.4
$4.00
3 ratings
3.9
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By Classics on Caffeine
Point of View Mini-Lesson. PERFECT FOR AN ENGAGING HALLOWEEN or FRIDAY THE 13th ACTIVITY!! This lesson uses the song "Nightmare on my Street" by Fresh Prince to teach the following ELA Reading Literary Text Standard: ANALYZE HOW THE AUTHORS
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Halloween
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Test Prep, Songs, Minilessons
$2.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By Classics on Caffeine
Before starting the novel, THE OUTSIDERS by SE HINTON, pass out this wildly popular handout. Read the different "friend requests" out loud and have students determine whether they would FRIEND or DENY the requests, base on the words written. Each
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Novel Study
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Classics on Caffeine
It is important for students to have choice when it comes to reading. This project allows students to choose from a wide variety of novels that feature the "Hero's Journey" plot structure. Assign this independent project to reinforce "journey"
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Novel Study
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Classics on Caffeine
Greek god web quest. Students will be engaged as they transform a Greek god/goddess from "Ancient Bore" to "Modern Knockout". This is a new spin on traditional Greek god research. Students analyze the character traits of a Greek god and work to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, World History, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Activities, Internet Activities
$2.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Classics on Caffeine
"Judgement" is the underlying theme of To Kill a Mockingbird's Chapter 23. Judgement by jury and Judgement by society are both explored within the touching dialogue between Atticus, Jem and Scout. Students can wrestle with these issues right along
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Novel Study, Scripts
$3.00
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By Classics on Caffeine
Set the table, warm up the tea, bake up the finest pastries and invite your students to participate in Aunt Alexandra's formal tea party! In Chapter 24 from To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee introduces readers to a select group of gossipy women
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Novel Study, Scripts
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Classics on Caffeine
Nothing is better than curling up with a good book, sipping a cup of cocoa, and warming up by the fire. Now students can take advantage of an unplanned snow day or a long winter break to experience a variety of "COZY reading COMFORTS" For this FUN
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Multimedia
$1.00
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By Classics on Caffeine
7th-12th grade Narrative Writing: This "print and teach", standards-aligned unit contains 4 engaging lessons that will walk your students through the process of writing both fictional and personal narratives. This unit uses songs from Kelly
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Handouts, Minilessons
$9.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Classics on Caffeine
Theme Mini-Lesson. WAIT! You can purchase this product as part of my READING BUNDLE #1 for a discounted price! Check it out: Reading Bundle #1 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ This mini-lesson uses the song "Cat's in the Cradle" by Harry Chapin to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Songs, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.8.2
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Classics on Caffeine
Reading Standards, Literary Terms, and Figurative Language. Imagine greeting your students with a song as they walk into your classroom! Music is an engaging way to introduce Reading Standards and encourage students to critically work through a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Multimedia, Minilessons
$21.00
$15.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Classics on Caffeine
Students will be proclaiming "PREACH IT!", "AMEN", and "I HEAR YOU!" as they experience the thrill of visiting Calpurnia's church! In this packet, students will become Jem, Scout, Calpurnia and the members of First Purchase Church as they ACT OUT
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Novel Study, Scripts
$3.00
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By Classics on Caffeine
"I simply close my mouth and become an ear"-- Maya Angelou made this comment when asked how she dealt with all the difficult moments of her childhood. In this THREE PART activity, students will get to read and discuss and one of the biggest
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Novel Study
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

19 years teaching 8th grade English 8, English I, English 9 and Gifted/Talented Extensive experience serving on curriculum writing teams

MY TEACHING STYLE

I enjoy the challenge of creating units that 100% engaged students! Through my song connections, articles of the week, movie analysis, writing challenges, and heated debates, students are surprised to discover the RELEVANCE in what is being studied. My classroom is one of constant variety and ever-changing experiences all tied directly to state standards and assessments.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2016 School District Teacher of the Year 2016 Middle School Teacher of the Year National Board Certification: Adolescent Literature National Board Certification Renewal: Adolescent Literature

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelors Degree: English/Secondary Education (7-12) and Journalism Masters Degree: Adolescent Literature

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