Elsa Pla

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By Elsa Pla
A printable/reproducible document containing a unit (lecture) on sentence fluency with lots of examples for students to emulate. It's appropriate for middle school students and especially helpful for second language learners. It's best to teach this
Subjects:
Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, Printables
$1.00
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By Elsa Pla
A printable/reproducible document containing a unit (lecture) on sentence structure with lots of examples and fun illustrations. It's an excellent resource for middle school students and second language learners. You will also find a free matching
Subjects:
Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, Printables
$2.75
1
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By Elsa Pla
A printable/reproducible document with information on constructing paragraphs. It's an excellent resource for middle school students, especially for second language learners. The document contains examples and graphic organizers.You will also find a
Subjects:
EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.50
5
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By Elsa Pla
A printable/reproducible version of a power point presentation on writing poetry. You will find the power point (free) on the poetry page of my website: www.writecook.com. You can use this product as part of a middle school or high school unit on
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, Assessment, Printables
$1.00
1
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By Elsa Pla
A printable/reproducible document containing information on the elements of fiction, instructions on how to compose a personal or fictional narrative, and an assessment. It's an excellent supplement to any middle school unit on narrative writing.
Subjects:
Creative Writing, EFL - ESL - ELD, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, Assessment, Printables
$2.50
2
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By Elsa Pla
A printable/reproducible version of a writing resource on style. It contains a list of rhetorical devices with examples. You will find a color version (free) on the "Let's Start Cookin" page of my website: www.writecook.com. You can use this product
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, Handouts, Printables
$2.50
1
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By Elsa Pla
A printable/reproducible version of a power point presentation on word choice. You will find the power point (free) on the "Let's Start Cookin" page of my website: www.writecook.com. You can use this product as part of a lesson on revision. This
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, Printables
$1.00
2
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By Elsa Pla
A printable/reproducible document containing a five-step process for revising a narrative (supports the core standards). It's useful for any middle school or high school writing student. Also - you'll find a free matching powerpoint presentation on
Subjects:
EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, Printables
FREE
2
Digital Download PDF (0.12 MB)
By Elsa Pla
A printable/reproducible version of a lesson on keeping a writer's notebook. You will find a free color version on the "Let's Start Cookin'" page of my website: www.writecook.com. You can use this product as an introduction to middle school
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, Printables
FREE
2
Digital Download PDF (0.09 MB)
By Elsa Pla
A printable/reproducible version of a power point presentation on poetry. You will find the power point (free) on the poetry page of my website: www.writecook.com. You can use this product as an introduction to a middle school or high school unit on
Subjects:
Poetry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, Printables
FREE
4
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By Elsa Pla
A printable/reproducible version of a power point presentation on reading poetry. You will find the power point (free) on the poetry page of my website: www.writecook.com. You can use this product as part of a middle school or high school unit on
Subjects:
Poetry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, Printables
FREE
4
Digital Download PDF (0.13 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 25+ years of experience teaching Science and Language Arts to middle school and high school students in public and private schools.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I differentiate for multiple learning styles and second language learners. My lessons incorporate direct instruction and high-level whole-class or small-group discussions followed by creative, independent work.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Denver Public Schools Mile High Teacher, 2008; Colorado Distinguished Teacher Award, 2001; Secondary Teacher of the Year,1995

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS in Science, Minor in Music, Courses in Education- University of Puerto Rico; MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults- Vermont College of Fine Arts

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

- Fully bilingual (English Spanish). - Colorado Licensed Teacher with endorsements in Secondary Science and Language Arts. - Member of the Society of Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the Denver Writing Project (DWP) - Website/blogs: www.writecook.com (middle school writing resources) www.thewritetown.wordpress.com (writing exercises) www.elsapla.wordpress.com (juvenile and young adult book reviews)

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