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VIDEO TUTORIAL: How to Host a Book Tasting Event BLOG POST: How to Host a Book Tasting Event Book-Tasting and Text-Tasting Activities are fun and they help students make reading/writing connections.To run book-tasting or text-tasting events, you’ll
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Assessment
$4.00
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SHOW DON'T TELL Get students to add interesting details to writings with “Show Don’t Tell” emoticon activities. Students will enjoy participating in gallery walks, role plays, skit writing, and group games. But more importantly, they will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards, PowerPoint Presentations
$5.50
57
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By ELA Seminar Gal
Great writings start with great lists! See scrolling page samples in the preview to see list-making pages that make planning, drafting, revising and editing easy for students. TOP 10 Bell Ringers and Prewriting Collections for Writers'
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
$6.00
18
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By ELA Seminar Gal
WRITER’S NOTEBOOK MEGA-PACK: Digital Version Save 40% on four of the files I use in my Writer's Notebook seminars when you buy them together. Product Components: Writer’s Notebook CD (color pages with forward function
Subjects:
Writing, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 9th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities
$13.50
11
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By ELA Seminar Gal
Idiom Kit 4 Files Included in the Idiom Kit: Illustrated Bulletin Board Posters with Definitions Free Write Presentation and Station Materials Catch Phrase Game Cards and Directions Concentration Review Activity and Study Deck What Do You
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Posters, Games
$9.50
$6.50
11
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By ELA Seminar Gal
PREFIX PRACTICE FOR UPPER GRADES Visually-pleasing activities and super-easy bulletin board displays make learning and reviewing prefixes interesting for students. WATCH THE PREFIX VIDEO HERE NOTE: This product is part of the PREFIXES, ROOTS
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
L.4.4b, L.5.4b, L.6.4b, L.7.4b, L.8.4b, L.9-10.4b, L.11-12.4b
$6.00
41
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By ELA Seminar Gal
POPCORN WRITING: Narrative Writing Center 1) Copy random pictures on white paper. 2) Copy parts of speech on yellow paper. 3) Cut out words and pics. 4) Toss them into a bowl or popcorn container. You have just created an
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
29
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By ELA Seminar Gal
BIOGRAPHY RESEARCH FRAMES Help students realize how fascinating research can be by giving them nonthreatening paragraph frames that make research projects easy to do and enjoyable to present.“Research” has been identified by the CCSS as one of the
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Library Skills, Oral Communication
Grades:
Homeschool, Staff, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Research
$10.00
72
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By ELA Seminar Gal
HINK PINK COMBO PACK Use the Hink Pink activity cards to host several vocabulary warm-up games in which students call out single syllable rhyming answers. Example from Hink Pink 1: When the teacher announces the clue set, “ARTIFICIAL REPTILE,”
Subjects:
Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities
$5.00
29
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By ELA Seminar Gal
HOT SEAT: Interactive Reading Strategy and Quick-Demo Mini-Lesson When I want students to explore and connect with characters in a short story or novel, my favorite strategy - hands down - is Hot Seat. The activity is called Hot Seat (after
Subjects:
Short Stories, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons
$2.50
19
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By ELA Seminar Gal
PREFIXES, ROOTS and SUFFIXES BUNDLE~ BIG SAVINGS! $21.00 value for $16.00.Visually-pleasing activities and super-easy bulletin board displays make learning and reviewing prefixes, roots and suffixes interesting for students. PRODUCT COMPONENTS
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Posters, Games, PowerPoint Presentations
$21.50
$16.00
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By ELA Seminar Gal
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION The Close Reading Annotation Toolkit can be used with any fiction or nonfiction assignment. The tools in this kit may be used by students individually, in pairs, or in groups when: …reading short, challenging passages.
Subjects:
For All Subjects, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$7.00
57
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By ELA Seminar Gal
OPINION WRITING INTRO: Have your students follow NINE simple steps to write an interactive opinion piece. Students will have fun while learning or reviewing the key components of the opinion writing genre. This lesson includes step by step
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository
Grades:
8th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Video Files, Handouts, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.50
143
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By ELA Seminar Gal
GRAPHIC ORGANIZER SUPER-SAVER PACK Each product in this pack is sold separately here: It’s All About Evidence Quick and Easy Graphic Organizers for Multi-Level Learners (Book and Templates) SET 1: It’s All About Evidence Graphic
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers
$13.00
$9.00
38
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By ELA Seminar Gal
2 Fun PowerPoint Presentations Designed to Simplify the Writing Process (includes 5 graphic organizers) I hate formulas. But I love the way some of them help young authors become more confident writers. The problem for me is that there are too
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Handouts, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.50
6
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By ELA Seminar Gal
CHARACTER SNAPSHOTS When writers want to give their readers a sneak peek into a character’s real or fictional world, they use snapshots. What are Snapshots? Snapshots are vivid descriptions used to help readers create pictures in their
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Minilessons, Bulletin Board Ideas, PowerPoint Presentations
$8.50
6
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By ELA Seminar Gal
This peer feedback resource will improve student writing proficiencies in record time. Most of the college students in my education classes have reported exceptional spikes in their students’ writing skills during their student teaching placements
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, PowerPoint Presentations
$4.75
2
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By ELA Seminar Gal
SUFFIX KIT Engage students with visually-pleasing suffix games, practice cards, posters and bulletin boards. Then watch their spelling and vocabulary skills improve. NOTE: This product is part of the PREFIXES, ROOTS and SUFFIXES BUNDLE Link to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Flash Cards, Bulletin Board Ideas
$6.00
29
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By ELA Seminar Gal
Character Trait Swap Character Trait Swap is a game played with the entire class. Students line up facing one another and use their trait cards to talk about themselves, their opinions, an historic figure, or a literary character. This
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Oral Communication
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Word Walls, Games
$5.50
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RESOURCE COMPONENTS:Transition Words (e.g. Granted, Arguably)Transition Phrases (e.g. Interestingly enough, For instance)Color Words (e.g. Crimson, Shocking Pink)Specific Times (e.g. 12:01, Dusk)Specific Settings (e.g. Chuckie Cheese, Foot
Subjects:
Writing, Grammar
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts
$2.50
50
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a professor at a state college in New Jersey. I'm the owner of ELA Seminars and love making educational products, creating custom seminars, and providing job-embedded professional development for English Language Arts teachers. I have taught at the upper-elementary, middle, secondary and college levels. From 2007-2011 I served as a Teaching Learning Facilitator/Literacy Coach.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Interactive

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Governor's Teacher Recognition Award for Excellence in Teaching

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Master's Degree + 30

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I enjoy motivating students and helping them conceptualize and apply sophisticated literacy skills. I especially like providing teachers with lessons that are easy to execute and engaging for multi-level learners. Secrets of Teaching, LLC ELA Seminars, LLC

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