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This download is a 10-question apostrophe quiz, which isn't such a big deal, except for it's created to be in the ACT-style and it tests a specific skills band. If you are not yet teaching using the ACT, Common Core, or College and Career Readiness
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
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6 ratings
3.8
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A few simple steps to teaching the classic short story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce in 2-3 days. Your students will remember this one as long as you follow the rules listed in the document. After teaching the story for a
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Movie Guides
$4.99
8 ratings
3.9
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This is a 10-question, multiple choice quiz on L.8.2a Use punctuation (comma, ellipsis, dash) to indicate a pause or break. This quiz is similar to ACT practice quizzes I've made, and it practices the skills required, but I technically focused
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
CCSS:
L.8.2a
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By Educabana
Either you have a bunch of copies of this book because someone thought it would be a good book to have but never figured out how to fit it into your curriculum OR you're being told you need to teach the book but are not sure how. My school
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Novel Study
$4.99
4 ratings
3.7
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This 10-question comma quiz targets the 16-19 ACT and CCR grammar standards for commas. This quiz assesses student knowledge of commas used in places, dates, and with titles for people. The quiz is written in ACT-format with a text relating to The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$1.49
5 ratings
4.0
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While it might be a sin to kill a mockingbird, it's a miracle to be able to kill two birds with one stone: practice the ACT AND give a reading quiz. That's what this assignment does. You get a 10-question, ACT-style reading quiz on Harper Lee's
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$1.49
1 rating
3.7
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10-question ACT-format comma quiz in the 16-19 skills band. This one is more about comma splices and works well with the other 16-19 comma quiz on Educabana. The text is about The Merchant of Venice, but it would also work nicely with anything
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$1.49
4 ratings
4.0
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If you are working with grammar skills bands, you need to have a test like this. Take all summer and write your own or download this one. It's not perfect because we weren't writing practice ACT tests at the time, and sometimes there aren't four
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$4.99
1 rating
4.0
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This is a 10-question, multiple choice assessment of the L.8.1.B English Language Arts Standards » Language » Grade 8 Common Core. In Kansas, these are also L.8.1b – Form and use verbs in the active and passive voice. Your state might have it listed
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
CCSS:
L.8.1b
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L.8.1.C Form and use verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive mood. This is a 10-question multiple choice quiz that can also be used as a 40-point worksheet. All done using 8th grade social studies text about
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Assessment
CCSS:
L.8.1c
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4.0
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By Educabana
The Catcher in the Rye and Rebel Without a Cause should both be taught in high schools and colleges. They are both relevant and they both have messages that today's youth can recognize. This combo pack provides you with the ability to teach two
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Thematic Unit Plans, Assessment
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This is a quiz of 13-15 grammar skills band in Style, Tone, and Clarity. ACT or College and Career Readiness standards. Use it as a pre and post test. 10 questions in exactly ACT format, but just focusing on a single skill and level. This is the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$1.49
3 ratings
4.0
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While the Pride and Prejudice Pro Pack is great, it does not focus on ACT-style quizzes for each chapter. Since this is a novel that I love and want others to continue to teach, I will begin the process of writing ACT tests for each chapter, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
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By Educabana
This download is a 10-question reading quiz that can be used as a handout, a Google Form (online), or as a Quizstar Quiz (online). It covers the 16-19 reading skills bands comprehensively. However, it is also usable in your class, especially if you
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$2.99
3 ratings
3.7
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I divided the teaching of 16-19 skills band grammar into two semesters. Instead of trying to combine them as a single download with potential errors in formatting, I will just offer each as a final with the extras that come along in each document.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$4.99
2 ratings
4.0
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By Educabana
While it might be a sin to kill a mockingbird, it's the opposite to be able to kill two birds with one stone: practice the ACT AND give a reading quiz. That's what this assignment does. You get a 10-question, ACT-style reading quiz on Harper Lee's
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Novel Study
$1.49
1 rating
4.0
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By Educabana
This is 16-19 ACT CCR skills band grammar part two. 50 questions to give you an excellent idea whether or not your students have mastered the 16-19 range and are ready to move on to the 20-23 realm. Download this and Semester I for the complete set.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$4.99
3 ratings
4.0
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While the Pride and Prejudice Pro Pack is great, it does not focus on ACT-style quizzes for each chapter. Since this is a novel that I love and want others to continue to teach, I will begin the process of writing ACT tests for each chapter, and
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
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These are very good ACT-style reading quizzes IF you have the book A Summer Life by Gary Soto or if you ARE Gary Soto or a close family member. These two quizzes are 17 total questions and multiple choice, using the stories The Chicks and The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
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By Educabana
If you are teaching using ACT or College and Career Readiness bands, this quiz will focus on one single grammar skill in the 13-15 range. Quizzes like this are simple ways to show continuous improvement and/or show specific skills that are difficult
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$0.99
2 ratings
3.9
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Twelve years teaching in a suburban district near Milwaukee.
Check out my own creative writing here My wife taught four years, as well. She taught more of the Advanced classes and less of the creative ones.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Use of technology in the classroom when useful. Taught several classes completely online. Emphasis on Cultural Literacy and background knowledge in order to understand literature and how to write, but also to connect with other classes. My wife was the typical martyr teacher who planned until 7pm on a Friday for the next week. Her lessons are organized and usable out of the box, whereas a teacher might have to step outside the box to see how cool my lessons can be.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

My honor was to have students published in my creative writing classes, students who otherwise disliked school or English class to succeed, and for students to tell me today that they remember lessons from over a decade ago. Many of the honors and awards from my past will do little to shape my future, but the fact that people like you are purchasing and using some of these lessons that took me hours upon hours of my own time to create is a great honor. Some of these units were important in the lives of students I was able to reach, and there's magic in a few of the assignments. I just hope that these downloads being here for you can make your life a little easier.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

ME-- *French Immersion School - Milwaukee Public Schools ---*UW-Milwaukee - English Major, French Minor, Urban Planning Certificate ---*UW-Eau Claire - Teaching certification in MAT program WIFE -- Brookfield Academy ---UW-Eau Claire - Journalism ---Carroll College - English Teaching Cert.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

If you are looking to get some more free lessons, meet other educators, and find work as a tutor, check out my main page at Educabana I also build websites as Passive Ninja and LutherNet. LutherNet.org My wife and I live in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with our two kids, and you can read more about our survival at Satisfamily

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