Debbie Deramo

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Debbie Deramo
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"I would give the world to embody one half the ideas afloat in my imagination." ~Edgar Allan Poe
 
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By Debbie Deramo
(Update: I made an answer key that is now available.) I made this study guide to accompany our viewing of the 2004 film directed by Joel Schumacher. This guide gets students to truly "critically" view the movie, and uncover lots of symbolism they
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English Language Arts, Music, Film
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Not Grade Specific
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Study Guides
$5.00
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By Debbie Deramo
I've organized them primarily around the five different lessons that we learn from Eddie's five people in heaven. These topics prompt students to make real-life connections and to truly apply what they are learning from reading the novel. Use them
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
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Not Grade Specific
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Activities
$2.00
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Introductory PowerPoint for The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold. 35 slides. Not boring. Character stills from the movie. Exploration and definition of Intuition (examples, psychological basis, subconscious abilities) as it is an essential theme in the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
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PowerPoint Presentations
$6.00
3 ratings
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Detailed assignment for writing the framework of a movie with a love theme. Students are asked to write 4 "snapshots," which are quick, detailed explanations of scenes, 2 character profiles (no "cardboard" characters) and a longer actual "full"
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
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Worksheets, Activities
$3.00
1 rating
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100 question Great Gatsby test. Multiple choice. You can use a scantron for this test. Questions are a combination of plot details, quotes analysis, symbolism and theme-centered. One section is on identifying the character being described. Also
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English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
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Not Grade Specific
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Assessment
$5.00
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Test format is: Fill in the blank, multiple choice, short answer and short essay questions. 45 questions. Complete answer key included.
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Reading, Literature, Writing
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Not Grade Specific
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Worksheets, Assessment
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By Debbie Deramo
107 slides on this PowerPoint. Begins with the trailer for the movie "Midnight In Paris," as this is what we do to culminate our study of modernism in American Literature. "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" detailed stanza-by-stanza analysis
Subjects:
Reading, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
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PowerPoint Presentations, Unit Plans
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By Debbie Deramo
Detailed project AND grading rubric. Students are asked to align the principles of transcendentalism with their choice of contemporary events, art, music, culture, activities, etc. They really like this project as it gives them freedom to find
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English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Close Reading
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Not Grade Specific
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Projects
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By Debbie Deramo
Answer key for The Lovely Bones study guide questions (also available). 10 pages.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
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Teacher Manuals
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23 slides PowerPoint: Close reading questions and answers. Visuals go along with setting of the story. Embedded YouTube audio reading of the story. See coordinating introduction to 4 American authors (Faulkner, Chopin, O'Henry, Bierce) PowerPoint,
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English Language Arts, Reading, Close Reading
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Not Grade Specific
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PowerPoint Presentations
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The confessional poetry movement, aka "The Mad Poets Society." All of these poets spent time, most of them concurrently, at the famous psychiatric McLean Hospital. Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton & Robert Lowell bios/ students take notes. Audio
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
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PowerPoint Presentations, Unit Plans, Printables
$3.00
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Detailed higher- level interpretation 50 question multiple choice test based on the Modernism unit (See PowerPoint on Modernism, T.S. Eliot, detailed Prufrock analysis, T.E. Hulme & Marianne Moore). Test has questions on the authors and the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Unit Plans, Assessment
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50 question fill-in-the blank and short answer notes guide to use as you study Edgar Allan Poe. I made this to go along with a critical viewing of the Poe Biography "The Mystery of Edgar Allan Poe" by A & E Television Networks. You can view
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Poetry
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Not Grade Specific
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Study Guides
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Poems by Jack Kerouac and Allan Ginsberg with thoughtful interpretation and close reading questions to go with each one. 4 pages.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets
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Introduction to Romanticism in literature. Definition and characteristics of the time period. Points of contrast with Age of Enlightenment. Brief bios on Washington Irving, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe. Audio
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
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Not Grade Specific
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PowerPoint Presentations
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By Debbie Deramo
15 Final Discussion questions to use at the end of The Five People You Meet In Heaven. I wrote these to get students to connect the lessons to their own experiences in life, as well as to think about some of the common threads that tie each of the 5
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Novel Study
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Higher-level reading and interpretation questions alongside poems by Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton and Robert Lowell. Spaces provided for definitions, allusions, biographical notes and other guided poetic device observations. 22 pages. Suggested
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
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Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
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Instead of writing a traditional essay or taking another reading comprehension test, give them ownership and permission to creatively demonstrate their understanding of the main themes, symbols, writing style and other literary elements in Wuthering
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (Arts), Drama
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Assessment
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Passage excerpted from Chapter 32 of A Farewell to Arms, where Hemingway is describing Frederic's emergence from the river and his shift from a sense of political duty to one of personal commitment. This Microsoft Word document of the passage goes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Essays, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Novel Study
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36 slides. Introductory PowerPoint to set up reading Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible." Contains all the pertinent facts about the Salem Witchcraft Trials of 1692, the life and times of the accusations, the final count, as well as Arthur Miller's
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Close Reading
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Not Grade Specific
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$6.00
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Began teaching secondary English in 1999.

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Bachelor of Arts in English, Master of Arts in Teaching English

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