Delicia Pennington

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Delicia Pennington
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By Delicia Pennington
These stations have excerpts from "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God" to analyze for various items--author's purpose, tone, literary devices, diction, imagery, etc. This can be a great way to have students close read certain parts. These
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th
Types:
Activities
$2.00
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By Delicia Pennington
These have various prompts that are worded like the English 1 STAAR prompts. These can placed at stations in the room and students practice writing thesis statements with them. You can even go farther and have students get in groups, pick the best
Subjects:
Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
11 ratings
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By Delicia Pennington
The War of the Wall by Toni Cade Bambara is a wonderful story, and this has a pre, during, and post reading activity for students.
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Delicia Pennington
This gives you everything you need to have your new-to-research students write a research paper. You get a topic proposal, outline for the research part, outline for writing the paper, and a rubric.
Subjects:
Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Research, Rubrics
$5.00
8 ratings
3.9
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By Delicia Pennington
This takes 5 of the important speeches in Julius Caesar (Cassius, Calpurnia, Brutus X 2, and Antony) and requires students to analyze them. Skills students are using to analyze: paraphrase, irony, monologue, soliloquy, extended simile,
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Delicia Pennington
These stations give students background knowledge about Of Mice and Men. They will learn about John Steinbeck, the Great Depression, migrant workers, a little about the book, and mental health care in the time period. These stations work best if
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Delicia Pennington
I teach my students to notice important items while reading literature. As your students are reading "The Veldt" by Ray Bradbury, they are being asked to pay attention to important items--character, plot, theme, etc.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities
$1.50
3 ratings
3.8
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By Delicia Pennington
Song lyrics can be rich and powerful text for students to show off their close reading skills. This is for a project to have students annotate and share their lyrics with the class.
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Delicia Pennington
This has students go to stations and complete various revising task with an expository essay.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
1 rating
3.6
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By Delicia Pennington
This is a sheet you can use to highlight students' first six sentences in any writing assignment with an error. Students need to figure out what the error is using this sheet and correct it.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
$1.00
1 rating
3.7
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By Delicia Pennington
If you want to have students peer revise/edit essays, this is a great way to do that. Students can put one of these sheets over their essays, and then their essays move to a new reader for that skill.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
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2 ratings
3.9
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By Delicia Pennington
This is from a personal narrative in Level 2 Springboard called "A Hundred Bucks of Happy." This is a close-reading, TEKS-based quiz.Answer Key: 1. D2. B3. D4. C5. C6. D7. B8. B9. C10. A
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th
Types:
Assessment
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By Delicia Pennington
This is for 6 editing stations: complete sentences, commas with compound and complex sentences, spelling, capital letters, dialogue, and sentence variety. This has notes to help students and includes bulleted points of what students need to do in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
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By Delicia Pennington
This is a resource for students to write a Ba-Da-Bing Sentence. It has examples for them.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th
Types:
Activities
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By Delicia Pennington
This includes the speech, close reading stations, and an assessment over the skills gained in the close reading station. This helps students analyze Henry's speech and critically evaluate the devices and appeals. It also includes a short answer
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
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By Delicia Pennington
This has five prompts that are formatted like the STAAR. These are great for 7th or 9th grade.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
7th, 9th
Types:
Assessment, Printables
$3.00
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By Delicia Pennington
This is a skills-based, multiple-choice, open-book quiz over chapters 1-7 of The Messenger by Lois Lowry. The key is on the last page. Question stems were taken from the STAAR assessment, so it's TEKS-aligned.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment
$4.00
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By Delicia Pennington
This has students analyze items in The Outsiders. The questions are open-ended and would be great for students to think about/write about before a class discussion.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities
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By Delicia Pennington
This is a graphic organizer that helps students write a 4 paragraph essay with thesis and support for their ideas. It's great for STAAR expository and persuasive writing.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th, 10th
Types:
Graphic Organizers
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By Delicia Pennington
These questions require students to analyze items from The Giver.
Subjects:
Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Novel Study
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching secondary English since 2001. I have taught middle school and high school and various types of classes. I am currently an instructional coach and love helping and supporting teachers.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a B.A. in English from BYU in Provo, Utah. I also have a M.Ed in curriculum and instruction from UTA.

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