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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
141
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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
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
130
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By ELA Seminar Gal
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
86
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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
41
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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
34
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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
55
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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
28
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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
LIT CIRCLES WITHOUT TEARS Illustrated Student Instruction Sheets, Participation Guides and Cube Templates will add excitement to content-area discussions, literature circles and learning stations. Students will instantly engage in lively
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies
Grades:
8th, 9th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literature Circles, Task Cards, Printables
$5.50
59
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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
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
35
Digital Download ZIP (74.14 MB)
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
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
37
Digital Download ZIP (41.88 MB)
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
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
14
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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
BOOK AND TEMPLATE COMBO PACK These Common Core aligned graphic organizers offer students an easy way to organize their thinking about what they’re reading and writing. They train students to read with laser-sharp focus and to write with
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Higher Education, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Activities
$7.50
16
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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
3
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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
15
Digital Download PDF (2.41 MB)
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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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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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