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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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*NEW* FULL-YEAR WRITING COURSE: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Middle-School-Writing-Course-FULL-YEAR-Grades-6-9-4684550 Middle School Writing Course: Semester 1 (September – December) Overviewa Sample Calendar that maps out how I
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Whole Courses, Homeschool Curricula
$64.50 $43.00
$34.40
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By ELA Seminar Gal
Middle School Writing Course: FULL YEARWhy You’ll L-O-V-E this Resource♥ Students will strengthen their writing skills with high-interest, step-by-step writing and revising lessons which were designed to dramatically improve the writing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Whole Courses, Homeschool Curricula
$158.00 $79.00
$63.20
9
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By ELA Seminar Gal
ARGUMENT WRITING SUPER-SAVER PACK Each product in this pack is sold separately: Argument Writing 101 Argument Gab and Go Stations Vote from Your Seat and on Your FeetIntroduce the art of writing argument with visually-pleasing and engaging
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Minilessons
$12.00 $8.00
$6.40
41
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Gab & Go Stations: Practicing the Argument Writing Format 2-MINUTE GAB & GO VIDEO: LINK: SETTING UP AND USING GAB & GO STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR This product contains 40 easy prompts which help students commit the Argument Writing
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Writing, Oral Communication
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning
$5.50
$4.40
86
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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
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: Writing from Lists, Free Writing, and Targeted Skill Practice The 40 lessons on this Writers Notebook CD (digital version) were designed to support 10 of the 18 Progressive Common Core State Standards for English/Language Arts
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Grammar
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Software, Printables, PowerPoint Presentations
$7.00
$5.60
35
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By ELA Seminar Gal
VIDEO PREVIEW:PERSONAL NARRATIVE UNIT: THINGS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT MEVIDEO DEMOVIEW VIDEO DEMO***************************************************************************♥ Why you’ll L-O-V-E this Icebreaker and Personal Narrative Lessons Students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Assessment, Minilessons
$3.50
$2.80
10
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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
$4.80
18
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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
$7.20
37
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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
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
$3.60
5
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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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By ELA Seminar Gal
Gab & Go Quotation Stations and Quick Write Bundle 2-MINUTE GAB & GO VIDEO: SETTING UP AND USING GAB & GO STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR This bundle contains these 3 products (Click the links to see full descriptions and previews.):LINK
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Writing, Oral Communication
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning
$20.00 $14.00
$11.20
12
Bundle
By ELA Seminar Gal
*NEW* FULL-YEAR WRITING COURSE: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Middle-School-Writing-Course-FULL-YEAR-Grades-6-9-4684550 Middle School Writing Course: Semester 21. Why You’ll L-O-V-E this Resource♥ Students will strengthen their writing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Whole Courses, Mini-Course
$108.00 $54.00
$43.20
3
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By ELA Seminar Gal
WRITING BUNDLE: ACTIVE LEARNING Get ’em moving. Then get ’em writing! This bundle is jam-packed with opening activities that will get students excited about the writing assignments which follow them.The products in this bundle are also sold
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Oral Communication
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Minilessons
$22.50 $14.00
$11.20
9
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By ELA Seminar Gal
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
$2.00
49
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By ELA Seminar Gal
Have students master 1) the elements of fiction, 2) character development and 3) universal themes by writing flash fiction pieces they will love to share. This introduction to flash fiction provides students with a choice of two-story starters that
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Unit Plans, PowerPoint Presentations
$5.50
$4.40
3
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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

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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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