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By Debbie's Den
Take a pause! Here is a comprehensive list of sentences to assess students on their understanding of comma rules. This simple yet all-encompassing test allows students to display their understanding of this punctuation mark. A detailed answer key
Subjects:
Grammar, Critical Thinking, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
L.5.2b, L.5.2c, L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1, L.9-10.1, L.11-12.1
$3.95
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By Debbie's Den
Teachers can "capitalize" on this worksheet with students because it is compact, informative, educational, and fun. A 50-question, fill-in-the-blank printable allows students to write the capital of each state. Some teachers may use this printable
Subjects:
Geography, Critical Thinking, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Minilessons
$3.95
4
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By Debbie's Den
If you're looking for the perfect civil disobedience handout that covers the works of these two great men, then this is the place to be. Using an interdisciplinary approach, students in either English or social studies can use critical-thinking
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Handouts
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.5, RL.9-10.6, RL.9-10.8, RL.9-10.9, RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.3...
$6.95
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By Debbie's Den
"Hands down," this is the ideal assessment for Of Men and Men! Filled with a variety of questions--including matching, true/false, multiple choice, and short answer--students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of this popular novel.
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Literature, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.6, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.5...
$5.95
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By Debbie's Den
Teachers will be "stuck" on this worksheet after they see how valuable and comprehensive it is. This printable provides students with a chance to thoroughly review this contemporary, relevant short story with 15 short-answer questions, including an
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.6, RL.8.9, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4...
$5.95
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By Debbie's Den
Teachers will feel elated, not "depressed" when they see how students reap the benefits of this enjoyable, educational assignment. With a list of 10 innovative topics from which to choose, participants will have the chance to research, produce, and
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.7, RH.9-10.1, RH.9-10.2, RH.9-10.3, RH.9-10.7, RH.11-12.1, RH.11-12.2, RH.11-12.3, RH.11-12.4, RH.11-12.7...
$2.95
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By Debbie's Den
This is the perfect comprehensive resource to use for warm-ups, worksheets, or daily quizzes as students review A Season of Gifts. An array of chronologically-arranged questions, from each chapter, focus on character, plot, setting, theme, mood,
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Literature, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.10, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4...
$27.95
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By Debbie's Den
This is the perfect comprehensive resource to use for warm-ups, worksheets, or daily quizzes as students review On the Wings of Heroes. An array of chronologically-arranged questions focus on character, plot, setting, theme, mood, figurative
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Literature, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study, Minilessons
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$27.95
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By Debbie's Den
Finding a perfect essay prompt for this popular play need not be a "crucible." Here it is! A multitude of topics are found on this handout which allow students to explore a character's motives, a particular theme, various conflicts, or integral
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Assessment, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.5, RL.11-12.6, RL.11-12.7, W.11-12.2b, W.11-12.2c, W.11-12.2d
$2.95
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By Debbie's Den
Teachers are on "Easy Street" when they use this essay prompt for this popular novel. A multitude of topics are displayed on this handout which allow students to explore characters, symbolism, various conflicts, and impressions of life on Mango
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.6, RL.8.9, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4...
$3.95
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By Debbie's Den
This is the perfect comprehensive resource to use for warm-ups, worksheets, or daily quizzes as students review A Year Down Yonder. An array of chronologically-arranged questions focus on character, plot, setting, theme, mood, figurative language,
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Literature, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Novel Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.10
$27.95
Digital Download PDF (0.32 MB)
By Debbie's Den
This is the perfect comprehensive resource to use for warm-ups, worksheets, or daily quizzes as students review A Long Way from Chicago. An array of questions, from each chapter, are chronologically-arranged and focus on character, plot, setting,
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Literature, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.5.6, RL.5.10, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4...
$27.95
Digital Download PDF (0.34 MB)
By Debbie's Den
This assessment (worksheet or test) is no "veiled" attempt to measure student knowledge and understanding of this popular piece. It's a perfect complement to Nathaniel Hawthorne's piece. Readers will answer a series of 15 questions that encompass
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.6, RL.8.9, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4...
$4.95
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By Debbie's Den
There's no "confusion." This detailed review is a complement worksheet to Commonly Confused Words and Definitions found in Debbie's Den. Students are provided with 70 sentences in which commonly confused words are placed as teachers read aloud
Subjects:
Spelling, Critical Thinking, Test Preparation
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
CCSS:
L.4.1g, L.5.2, L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1, L.9-10.2c, L.11-12.2b
$4.95
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Digital Download DOC (0.06 MB)
By Debbie's Den
If you're looking for the perfect worksheet (or test) that "walks" students through a comprehensive review of this popular short story, then this printable is for you. Included are 12 critical-thinking questions about "The Pedestrian" that integrate
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.6, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4...
$4.95
2
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By Debbie's Den
Students will understand characters, inferences, theme, setting, and plot in "Fox" as they answer 15 relevant questions about the story. This assessment is so versatile that it can be implemented as an individual, pair, or group assignment or as a
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.10, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3...
$4.95
1
Digital Download PDF (0.39 MB)
By Debbie's Den
Hands down, this is the ideal assessment for The Miracle Worker! Filled with a variety of critical-thinking questions--including matching, true/false, multiple choice, and short answer--students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Literature, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.6, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4...
$5.95
1
Digital Download PDF (0.12 MB)
By Debbie's Den
Teachers will be in "agreement" that this is the "correct" test to use to assess student understanding of this grammar skill. As students read 20 sentences, they will select which verb choice makes a statement or question correct. A detailed answer
Subjects:
Grammar, Life Skills, Critical Thinking
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Assessment, Printables
CCSS:
L.5.1, L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1, L.9-10.1, L.11-12.1
$2.95
4
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By Debbie's Den
Walk in the footsteps of one of America's great abolitionists through these review worksheets/assessments. Students will have the chance to examine both Frederick Douglass' profound autobiography and his speech about suffrage. Questions explore the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Black History Month
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Minilessons
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.10, RH.6-8.1, RH.6-8.2, RH.6-8.4...
$9.95
Digital Download PDF (0.67 MB)
By Debbie's Den
Teachers will take another step in the right "direction" when they use this third worksheet from Debbie's Den to show students how to read a map of the USA. Included are a compass as well as 20 questions that help children to become acquainted with
Subjects:
Geography, Life Skills, Critical Thinking
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Printables
CCSS:
RI.K.7, RI.2.7, RI.3.7, RI.4.7, RI.5.7, RI.6.7, RH.6-8.7, RH.9-10.7
$4.95
1
Digital Download PDF (0.22 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Debbie Ladd (Lichtman) has worked in the field of education since 1975 and has been writing children’s stories for over 25 years. While she holds a Masters Degree in administration/supervision and is certified to teach grades 1-12, Debbie has focused her attention on high school English and journalism classes.

MY TEACHING STYLE

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HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

While she holds a Masters Degree in administration/supervision and is certified to teach grades 1-12, Debbie has focused her attention on high school English and journalism classes. Labeled a master teacher, she has earned national and local recognition for her work as a journalism adviser in Florida and Oregon and has spoken at national conventions around the country. She has also made presentations and conducted in-services for the Elk Grove Unified School District on classroom organization as well as on how to write and publish books for both a parks department and her school district. Due to her knowledge in journalism, she has critiqued periodicals for several organizations and was presented with the Gold Award by a national publishing company. As a successful teacher, author, and publisher, she was featured in 2006’s Who’s Who in America and in the 2006, 2008, and 2010-2011 editions of Who’s Who of American Women.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Elementary Education BA Middle School BA High School English, vocabulary, journalism Administration/Supervision Master's Degree

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

As an author of five children’s books and counting, Debbie seeks to bring the joy of reading to children. She has presented lessons and read in a variety of venues including in elementary and preschools in and around Northern California and in Florida, at parks and recreation centers, and at Starbucks in conjunction with its literacy program. Debbie was profiled in the Journal, a California Central Coast publication and has appeared in shows throughout Northern California. Debbie’s stories vary in content, from exploring life’s lessons to embracing imagination and fantasy. What if? is recommended by both Child and Parent magazines while Don't Pick Your Nose was applauded by best-selling Amazon author, Don Maruska. Nurse Robin’s Hats garnered a positive endorsement from the main headquarters of Locks of Love while Ethan the Ending Eater received high praise from Midwest Book Review.

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