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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
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BIG BOGGLE: PREFIX, ROOT and SUFFIX REVIEW ACTIVITY Give students an interesting way to review their prefixes, roots and suffixes as they play the classroom version of Big Boggle. NOTE: This product is part of the PREFIXES, ROOTS and SUFFIXES
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Games
$3.50
$2.80
82
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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
Bundle
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
$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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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
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
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
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
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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
$2.40
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
$6.00
14
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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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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
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
28
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By ELA Seminar Gal
Quotation Discussion Prompts Check out the WRITING FROM QUOTES BUNDLE and get one resource free. This product contains 40 high-resolution photographs branded with discussion-worthy quotations selected for students in grades 6-12. They can be
Subjects:
Writing, Oral Communication
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$6.00
$4.80
18
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By ELA Seminar Gal
USING PRECISE LANGUAGE BUNDLEWRITING TOOLS: 1. 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’
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning, Activities
$19.00 $13.30
$10.64
1
Bundle
By ELA Seminar Gal
WRITING FROM QUOTES BUNDLE The Writing from Quotes Bundle includes Quotation Quick Writes, Quotation Station Discussion Prompts, and Words to the Wise Each quotation resource is sold separately here: QUOTATION QUICK WRITES QUOTATION STATION
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning, Posters
$12.25 $9.00
$7.20
5
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By ELA Seminar Gal
Writing with Sound: Interjections, Exclamations and Onomatopoeia WordsWhen you read a piece of writing aloud, it should sound like the author is speaking directly to you. One of the ways you can help students do that (i.e. find their writing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning, PowerPoint Presentations
$5.25
$4.20
1
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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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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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