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Teaching with TedTalks: The Danger of a Single Story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Introduction: Bringing media into the classroom can be very meaningful if it is used with a specific goal, focus, and context. The extensive library of TED Talks is a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Multimedia, Minilessons, Cultural Activities
$2.00
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This activity packet accompanies the Teaching Respect PowerPoint presentation also on Contextual Classroom. This packet challenges students to develop their understanding of respect. Students must record their personal definition of what "respect"
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Minilessons
$2.00
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This pdf on "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez contains a 10-question reading quiz and answer key and 11-discussion questions that may be used as writing prompts or essay starters. This pdf has been created to challenge
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Literature Circles
$2.75
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This film guide for The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is meant for students who have read the novel and are now viewing the film for comparison, analysis, and fun! The guide consists of 11 questions about certain
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Movie Guides
$2.50
19
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S Lewis Novel Unit created by ContextualClassroom has been designed for students in Middle School ready to embark on their adventures in Narnia! This Unit Bundle includes the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Novel Study
$30.00
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This powerpoint presentation focuses on the literary element of character in the short story "Two Kinds" by Amy Tan. This powerpoint includes the following slides: 1) Warm-Up: Peer Response on Dreams/Goals 2) Story Preview 3) Personal Connection:
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Asian Studies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$2.00
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This short story unit created by Contextual Classroom for 6th Grade students features 5 engaging stories selected with student interests in mind! Each story focuses on a different literary element. The following stories are included in this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities
$8.00
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This is a one-day lesson that was created by a peer of Contextual Classroom with the goal of helping students take ownership of their behaviors in school, while gaining a deeper understanding of the meaning of respect. This lesson helps students
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Classroom Management
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Minilessons
$3.00
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This short story unit created by Contextual Classroom for 7th Grade students features six engaging stories selected with student interests in mind! Each story focuses on a different literary element. The following stories are included in this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities
$10.00
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Created by Contextual Classroom, this is a lesson focusing on plot using the story Seventh Grade by Gary Soto. This power point includes the following slides: 1) Title slide with link to story online 2) Story Preview 3) Warm-Up: Thinking about 7th
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Literature Circles
$1.50
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This is a one-day lesson that was created by a peer of Contextual Classroom with the goal of helping students take ownership of their behaviors in school, while gaining a deeper understanding of the meaning of respect. This lesson helps students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Classroom Management, For All Subjects
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Minilessons
$2.00
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This is a 12-slide introductory lesson created to get students excited about the funny and exciting novel Holes by Louis Sachar and their reading adventures at Camp Green Lake! The presentation includes the following slides: 1) Title Slide 2)
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Novel Study
$2.00
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This written response activity created by Contextual Classroom is an extension activity for the short story,"The Possibility of Evil" by Shirley Jackson. The assignment asks students to craft their own thoughts on Miss Strangeworth's actions in a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Short Stories
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.00
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This bundle created by Contextual Classroom contains reading checks for each chapter of The Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson. Each reading check contains five questions that students should be able to answer after reading the chapter. The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Novel Study
$5.00
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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe Novel assessment is a 6- page test with a 2-page complete teacher's answer key. The test has 5 sections: I. Character Match-- This section asks students to match the character to its
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study
$3.00
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This powerpoint presentation focuses on the literary element of theme in the short story "The Treasure of Lemon Brown" by Walter Dean Myers. This powerpoint includes the following slides: 1) Title Slide 2) Warm-up: Thinking about the Title 3)
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$3.50
8
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This powerpoint presentation focuses on the literary element of theme in the short story Greyling by Jane Yolen. This powerpoint includes the following slides: 1) Title slide with video clip from author 2) Story Preview 2) Definition of selchies in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.50
8
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This discussion guide for the novel Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson provides questions for each chapter to promote student critical thinking and participation. There are 88 questions total covering a variety of topics such as
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Novel Study
$3.00
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The Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson Unit created by ContextualClassroom has been designed for students in Middle School ready to embark on their adventures in Terabithia! This Unit Bundle includes the following items: (1) Introduction
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Novel Study
$25.00
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This is a 15-page film guide for the study of the film Philadelphia (1993), which was directed by Jonathan Demme and stars Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington. This powerful and significant film may be viewed in an International Baccalaureate film
Subjects:
International Baccalaureate, Psychology, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Movie Guides, Cultural Activities
$5.00
3
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught high school English in a public school setting for three years. I have written curriculum and created materials for county-wide use. I have a passion for collaboration among colleagues and for creating materials that are engaging and useful for teachers and students alike.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Incorporating all types of media (TV clips, film, music, art. ect...) into my instruction in order to engage students and help them expand their view of the world.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Yet to be added

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I received my undergraduate degree from Penn State University and my M.Ed in Secondary Education- English from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I live with my husband and our black lab puppy in northern Maryland. Love to travel, read, watch movies, and enjoy time with friends, family, and pets.

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