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By Educabana
Actually, it's the final I used. Two 25-question, original quizzes with an essay option I used one year when grades weren't as hot as St. Louis in the summer. If you want time to visit with gentlemen callers instead of sitting around the house
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
$3.99
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4.0
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By Educabana
Quiz on Greek hero Theseus. 24 questions. Multiple choice (scantron). Some questions are general background info or about the hero in literature, so make sure you teach those parts or provide notes to independent readers. If you are teaching Greek
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies - History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
$1.49
1 rating
2.9
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By Educabana
This download includes 17 questions to three links to articles (you can print them) that discuss King Arthur, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, and Sophocles' Antigone. The articles generally discuss unusual perspectives of the three stories,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Printables
$1.49
2 ratings
4.0
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By Educabana
I was in the middle of a gender roles unit and I needed some extra stories because we'd literally run out of yellow wallpaper. Besides, I'm not sure most of my class was really ready for old Perkins Gilman, so I gave them a couple of options,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Cooperative Learning
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By Educabana
12-question T/F (8) and fill-in-the-blank (4). Sample question: 6. T / F Gene’s guilt over Finny causes him to get into a fight with another student. Quiz best used to see if students are doing the reading.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Printables
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By Educabana
Maybe you've seen Jeannot and Colin in an anthology and avoided it because you have no idea what it's all about and don't want to have to write another quiz. Well, now you can find out what it's all about and have a quiz all ready for your students.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
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By Educabana
If you've ever wanted to be that teacher who teaches something everyone else has forgotten, give this Gore Vidal near-classic a try. It's in some short play anthologies, but it's also probably available for download online (search first). Double
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
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By Educabana
Like most generals, if I had it to do over again, I would have organized things a bit differently. I would have had either five or ten questions on each story and made it easier to teach separately. However, we don't always get the chance to go back
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies - History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
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By Educabana
Original reviews of Mark Twain's Huck Finn with a worksheet asking students to analyze the reviews. I think most of the reviews are negative, which worked well, since the students were mostly negative about the novel. The cool part is that the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Cooperative Learning
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By Educabana
My wife taught the Superman (1978) film as part of a hero unit. Make sure that you discuss and quiz when watching films in order to maintain rigor in your classroom. This 12-question, multiple choice quiz ensures that nobody is sleeping through
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Life Skills
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
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By Educabana
This assignment was created to be used along with a story/article called "Kilimanjaro!" that was in a book of non-fiction. However, I can't seem to find the story (from 1957) or the anthology. Good news is that it doesn't really matter, since the
Subjects:
Reading, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Cultural Activities
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By Educabana
If you're going for a warrior theme in your ELA class, and you want to focus on non-combatant warriors, then this worksheet might help your students to understand how several types of people within society can act as warriors for positive change.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies - History
Grades:
5th, 7th, 9th, 11th
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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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