Emmie Drueckhammer

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By Emmie Drueckhammer
This bundle offers two great expository writing products at a discounted price. Included are my expository writing PowerPoint (I use this to introduce my 9th graders to expository writing for the STAAR/EOC) and a test over the PowerPoint with key. I
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep
$5.00
34 ratings
4.0
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By Emmie Drueckhammer
This is a PowerPoint that provides historical background for Fahrenheit 451. The PowerPoint focuses on WWII censorship, Nazi book burnings, the 1950s in the US, and the impact of science fiction. Several pictures are included to enhance the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
5 ratings
4.0
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By Emmie Drueckhammer
This is a PowerPoint that I use to introduce my 9th graders to expository writing for the STAAR test/Eng. I EOC exam. I have mine take notes (they are required to copy the underlined portions), and then give them an open notes test. Good
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep
$4.00
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PPTX (0.30 MB)
By Emmie Drueckhammer
Need another way for your students to plan out their STAAR/EOC essays? Try this "I-Write" adapted from the Writing Academy! This can help students visualize how their introductions and conclusions "sandwich" their body paragraphs. It is labeled so
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By Emmie Drueckhammer
I pair this with my expository writing STAAR/EOC PowerPoint. Students take the notes and then complete this as an open-notes test. Key included. See my store for a bundle of the PowerPoint with test at a reduced price!!
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, Assessment
$2.00
5 ratings
3.8
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Emmie Drueckhammer
Notes to accompany the video entitled "The Emergence of Modern America: The Great Depression" from Just the Facts Learning Series. The notes have 68 questions and an answer key is included. This could be used in a social studies class (especially
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Economics
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Scaffolded Notes
$2.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Emmie Drueckhammer
This is a prompt I give to my students to help practice writing expository essays for the 9th grade STAAR/EOC test. The prompt asks students to write about what it is like to be a teenager. I pair it with "The Talk" and "Novio Boy" by Gary Soto,
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Other, Activities, Test Prep
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Emmie Drueckhammer
This is a PowerPoint Jeopardy review game for the STAAR/EOC test. It contains common terms expected to be seen on the test. Includes sounds. Contains five categories, each containing five questions, plus a final jeopardy question.
Subjects:
World History, History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep, Games
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PPT (0.44 MB)
By Emmie Drueckhammer
This is a PowerPoint Jeopardy review game for the STAAR/EOC test. It contains common terms expected to be seen on the test. Includes sounds. Contains five categories, each containing five questions, plus a final jeopardy question.
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep, Games
$2.00
2 ratings
3.7
Digital Download PPT (0.46 MB)
By Emmie Drueckhammer
I use this prompt alongside Fahrenheit 451 when discussing Granger's statements about how it is important to leave something behind in life. However, this could also be used as a standalone prompt. Students are asked to write an expository STAAR/EOC
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Other, Activities, Handouts
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Emmie Drueckhammer
I use this graphic organizer to have my students plan their STAAR expository essays, but it could easily be adapted for other types of essays, as well. The prompt goes in the center circle, the two main points in the circles underneath, and
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.08 MB)
By Emmie Drueckhammer
PowerPoint presentation that briefly covers plot, theme, character, conflict, setting, mood, foreshadowing, and flashback. I use this to review my 9th graders on these topics before starting our short story unit. Also included are fill-in-the-blank
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Handouts
$3.00
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By Emmie Drueckhammer
I use this alongside Fahrenheit 451 when discussing Granger's statements about how it is important to leave something behind in life. However, this could also be used as a standalone prompt. Students are asked to write an expository STAAR/EOC essay
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Novel Study
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Emmie Drueckhammer
Are you having a hard time finding enough sample essays to analyze with your students? This is an expository essay that I wrote while my students wrote on the same prompt (available in my store). We then analyzed this and found the hook, thesis
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Handouts
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Emmie Drueckhammer
This is a PowerPoint that briefly introduces or reviews elements of fiction. It covers plot, theme, character, conflict, setting, mood, foreshadowing, and flashback. I use this to review my 9th graders on these topics before starting our short story
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$2.50
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By Emmie Drueckhammer
Having trouble getting your students to remember necessary components of a STAAR/EOC thesis statement? Try posting this in the room or having them keep it in their notebook!
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Test Prep, Printables, Posters
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Currently teaching 9th grade English, Pre-AP 9th grade English, a STAAR remediation class, and AP U.S. History. Past tutoring experience in world geography, world history, U.S. history, and English 9-12.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am constantly learning and trying to evolve my teaching style for my constantly evolving students. I try to use a wide variety of styles, activities, and assessments to try to reach my wide variety of students.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Highest Ranking Graduate for the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University (2011).

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Texas teaching certifications in Social Studies Composite (8-12), English (8-12), and ESL (supplementary, 8-12), M.Ed. in teaching from the University of Texas at Arlington; B.A. in political science (minor in history) from Texas Tech University. Wreck 'em Tech!

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"You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me." --C.S. Lewis

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