Elizabeth Ecker

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Elizabeth Ecker
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By Elizabeth Ecker
This set of 20 questions follows the Walt Disney film NATIONAL TREASURE, starring Nicolas Cage. Much of the basis of the film lies in history surrounding the American Revolution, so this is an ideal activity for a middle school United States
Subjects:
Civics, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Movie Guides
$5.00
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By Elizabeth Ecker
This basic pre-writing organizer is in a table form, with space allocated for a research question, an introduction, three body paragraphs (with three details apiece), and a conclusion. It can be used for any content area at any grade level.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Outlines, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
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By Elizabeth Ecker
This chart is designed to accompany chapter one of Thomas B. Allen's young adult nonfiction book GEORGE WASHINGTON, SPYMASTER: HOW THE AMERICANS OUTSPIED THE BRITISH AND WON THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. Students are guided into active reading of the
Subjects:
U.S. History, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
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By Elizabeth Ecker
Perfect for an American Government class or history unit, this Electoral College resource includes links to two online instructional videos and sets of questions to accompany each. The resource concludes with a reflection paragraph. The preview
Subjects:
Civics, Elections - Voting, Government
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Multimedia, Internet Activities
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By Elizabeth Ecker
Ideal for middle school-aged students who are researching political candidates, this resource is a step-by-step guide to finding out more about a candidate's background and his or her views on a given issue. Teachers who use this resource will have
Subjects:
Civics, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Projects, Rubrics
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By Elizabeth Ecker
This Publisher document serves as a template to be paired with the Candidate Profile Project (also available in this TpT store as a digital download). Please be sure that you and your students have access to Publisher before purchasing this
Subjects:
Civics, Elections - Voting, Government
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Projects
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By Elizabeth Ecker
This summer reading letter is the perfect way to assess a student's independent reading over summer vacation but could easily be used as an independent reading project at any point in the school year. The project will work with any book a student
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study, Nonfiction Book Study
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By Elizabeth Ecker
This colorful, handy reference guides middle school social studies students on appropriate conventions, formatting, word choice, and more to achieve a scholarly tone in their formal writing assignments. The second page is a basic writing process
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Other, Handouts
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By Elizabeth Ecker
Middle school students often have trouble with the concept of summarizing, a skill that is critical for quality research, writing, and presentation. These four basic steps for effective summarizing provide students with a framework to develop their
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Bibliographies, Nonfiction Book Study
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By Elizabeth Ecker
Ideal for use with primary sources in middle school classrooms, this brief document guides students through a first, second, and third read of any primary source.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
DBQs, Guided Reading Books, Nonfiction Book Study
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By Elizabeth Ecker
How do I know what's important when I read? What notes should I take in the margins of my books? Ideal for late lower school- or early middle school-aged students, this two-page PDF provides students with answers to these questions, with six
Subjects:
Reading, For All Subject Areas, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Novel Study, Literature Circles, Nonfiction Book Study
$3.00
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By Elizabeth Ecker
An enlarged version of each reading tool in the "Tools for Reading & Understanding" product also available in this TpT store, this bulletin board set complements that listing perfectly or can be a stand-alone bulletin board package. Each of the
Subjects:
Reading, For All Subject Areas, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
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Ten years of teaching experience in middle school history and French classrooms and two years of teaching experience in high school history and French classrooms.

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