Courtney Louise

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Courtney Louise
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By Courtney Louise
This series of worksheets steps students through thinking about their home and being environmentally friendly. The focus of this series is on cars. It starts with a short essay about hybrid cars from the book "Recycle this Book". (Available on-line
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Geography
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
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This is an activity to introduce students to Free Verse poetry. The topic that is in focus is "shouting out" to protect the environment. It starts with a text that is used as the basis of a Free Verse poem, an example is given of how to break down
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Environment
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$1.50
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By Courtney Louise
English. Visual Analysis. This is a self-contained unit that steps senior students through an analysis of a Drama Series with consideration of filmic conventions and context. It includes activities to scaffold writing about dialogue, setting and
Subjects:
U.S. History, Literature, Writing
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Research, Worksheets, Scaffolded Notes
$5.00
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By Courtney Louise
Handouts to support letter writing in low literacy students (Year 7-8). Students 'copy' the letter on the first page to mimic the structure. They then fill in the blanks focusing on paragraph structure.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
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By Courtney Louise
This is a 7 week program based on Australian Curriculum outcomes for Year 7 English. It includes outcomes, learning intentions, focus questions, teaching sequence for studying a text and suggested activities. It is also (uniquely) split into three
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Teacher Manuals, Activities, Outlines
$6.00
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By Courtney Louise
These four pages step senior students through responding to a film/drama series in an extended response. It scaffolds language choice, extends vocabulary and helps students expand on elaborations. This resource is specific to Mad Men as a series and
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Scaffolded Notes
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By Courtney Louise
This resource was used to teach Year 12 students about how to look at the context of a narrative. Students found it helpful in supporting their understanding of how to approach a text from a gendered reading position. Used in a text study looking at
Subjects:
English Language Arts, British History, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
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By Courtney Louise
Context is a challenging concept for any student to grasp. This is a resource used for Year 7 and Year 8 students in Australia to help them consider what their context is as a reader or audience.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
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This is a simple worksheet to get students to start thinking about the context of the director/audience in conjunction with the context of the story. A useful resource to scaffold comparing and contrasting values and ideas from different time
Subjects:
English Language Arts, British History, Literature
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Multimedia, Printables
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This resource introduces a study of Science Fiction texts within the context of the 1990s and 2000s looking at female leads. Students living through new feminist movements such as #metoo can examine the role of female leads looking back at series
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
WHST.6-8.2, WHST.6-8.2a, WHST.6-8.2d, WHST.6-8.4, WHST.6-8.6, WHST.6-8.7, WHST.6-8.9, WHST.6-8.10
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By Courtney Louise
This resource examines a Star Trek episode and provides a guided analysis of film conventions/techniques and how they create meaning and effect. It is framed specifically for students today who are examining texts through feminist readings.
Subjects:
Literature, Close Reading, Women's History Month
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10
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By Courtney Louise
This is an activity to help a class explore the complexity of Australian identity. As an English and Humanities teacher I know it can be used in a Year 7 English class. General capabilities: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives as well
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, European History, Australian History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Minilessons
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching experience in Victoria, ACT and Western Australia. Year 7-12 English. Year 7-12 HASS/Humanities/Geography/History/Political and Legal Studies Head of Faculty: Humanities.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Explicit. Scaffolded and differentiated teaching. Passionate and energetic. Positive classroom.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Given workshops at History conferences. Spoken at conferences for Education teaching students.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Undergraduate Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and International Relations). Graduate Diploma of Secondary Education. Masters of International Relations (currently studying).

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