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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
$3.20
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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
$4.40
55
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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, Mini-Course
$13.50
$10.80
11
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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
$2.40
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By ELA Seminar Gal
ROOT WORDS Visually-pleasing activities and super-easy bulletin board displays make learning and reviewing roots interesting for students. PRODUCT COMPONENTS 26 Root Presentation Slides and Display Posters (a cartoon graphic along with two
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas, PowerPoint Presentations
$6.00
$4.80
10
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By ELA Seminar Gal
Scary Story Writing 101Scary Story Writing 101 is an entertaining and effective way to review narrative story elements. Students use photos - embedded with single-line prompts - to write creepy stories they’ll want to share. This is, without
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Task Cards, Fun Stuff
$5.50
$4.40
142
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By ELA Seminar Gal
Graphic Organizers for Grades 5-9: Graphic organizers make teaching challenging reading and writing skills a snap! (See scrolling preview for some close up views.) Wait! This set of organizers is also included in a bundle which contains 52
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
8th, 9th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
$5.50
$4.40
262
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By ELA Seminar Gal
TRANSITION EVENT TICKETS and PARTNER TASK SHEETS VIDEO PREVIEW: TRANSITION TICKETS AND PARTNER TASK SHEETS View Demo on YouTube VIEW VIDEO DEMO This product is also included in the Banish Boring Writing Bundle Bundle Link:Banish Boring
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Task Cards, Assessment
$5.50
$4.40
130
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By ELA Seminar Gal
QUOTATION QUICK WRITES Check out the WRITING FROM QUOTES BUNDLE and get one resource free. Using direct quotes to support claims and opinions is a typical requirement for writing research papers or for analyzing literature and informational
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Writing, Grammar
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
$2.40
76
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By ELA Seminar Gal
SHADES OF MEANING: Illustrated Shades of Meaning templates get kids excited about using precise language in their own writings and help them pay attention to how the pros use words to stir readers’ emotions. ***Differentiated for three
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Assessment
$8.00
$6.40
34
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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
$8.00
70
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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
$12.80
18
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By ELA Seminar Gal
VIDEO PREVIEW: WATCH VIDEO PREVIEWMiddle/secondary students love sharing stories about things that drive them crazy. This two-week essay lesson taps into that type of edgy story-telling by encouraging students to complain their little hearts out by
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$3.50
$2.80
11
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By ELA Seminar Gal
CHARACTER MEETUPS: Boring Characters Be Gone! VIEW VIDEO DEMO HERECharacter Meetups is also part of this bundle.During my 5 years as a literacy coach, I have used the 130 names included in this activity pack to get students in grades 5-10 to
Subjects:
Writing, Oral Communication, Drama
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Games
$4.00
$3.20
20
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By ELA Seminar Gal
Movie Quotes: Gab & Go Stations and Writing Prompts*Updated January 2nd 2017Use some of the best movie lines of all time to jumpstart students' writings and discussions.Memorable movie lines require two essential ingredients: 1) They must
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, Creative Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards, PowerPoint Presentations
$7.50
$6.00
14
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By ELA Seminar Gal
ZAP and GUESS WHO REVIEW GAMES: ZAP Have you played ZAP yet? It’s an incredibly easy game that can earn you one, two or three points for correctly answering questions. That is, of course, unless you get ZAPPED! ZAPPED contestants lose all of
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Assessment, Games
$3.50
$2.80
17
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By ELA Seminar Gal
VISUAL WRITER'S NOTEBOOK Help your students create Writers’ Notebooks that they will want to share with classmates, friends, teachers, and family members. This product includes: 60 Cartoon Character Headshots (30 in Set #1 and 30 in Set #2) 60
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards, Minilessons
$8.00 $5.00
$4.00
15
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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
$3.80
2
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By ELA Seminar Gal
Verb Playing Cards - ADDED 2016: Verb Word Sneak Vocabulary Review Activity (Word Sneak is a vocabulary activity - created by Jimmy Fallon - in which 2-6 students receive one or more verb cards. The object is for the students to work all 6
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Games
$5.00
$4.00
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By ELA Seminar Gal
MIDDLE SCHOOL "READING TOOLS" BUNDLEWHAT DO I GET?1 CLOSE READING TOOLSThe 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
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Close Reading, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, Homeschool, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Posters, Literature Circles, Activities
$22.00 $15.40
$12.32
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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.

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Interactive

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Governor's Teacher Recognition Award for Excellence in Teaching

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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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