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*Now includes an answer key!* I gave this pre-assessment to my sixth graders this year. It covers sentences/sentence fragments, types of sentences (declarative, imperative, interrogative, and exclamatory), parts of speech (up to adverbs and
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Revision BINGO is a revision-style game I created for my students. Using the BINGO board, they highlight (or color in) each square as they complete it, aiming for a BINGO board with 5 squares in a row. This is made for essay or fiction writing, and
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This pack of materials includes the actual reading quizzes and final test I created for my unit on Their Eyes Were Watching God. It includes the following: --Anticipation guide for chapters 1-6, 7-14, and 15-20 (segmented to use throughout the unit
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Before my students begin reading The Outsiders novel, they complete this anticipation guide that has been set up in a case file/detective format. Included in this document are newspaper clippings, signs, images (knife/switchblade), and names
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6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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This is a 19-slide introduction to the Holocaust and Anne Frank's diary. The topics covered include the Holocaust (definition and brief explanation), the United States involvement (Axis and Allies), the scapegoating of Jews, a little bit of WW2
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Notes I've made for my sixth grade classes on sentence diagramming. Included: --Simple subjects and predicates --Compound subjects and predicates --Adjectives --Adverbs --Prepositional phrases --Direct objects --Indirect objects The diagrams
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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This guide is intended to be used before reading The Giver. Students will go through a simulation of an emergency plane landing (on the way to fictional Gulla Gulla Island) and will need to use clues to attempt to figure out their
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My most popular item in the store! I put this sheet together for my high school students when they complained about not understanding the text. I knew that most of them simply weren't reading, so I gave this to them so that they would have
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This is a pack of materials for an adjectives lesson. I use all of these materials in my own sixth grade language arts class. Included in the pack are the following: 1. Adjectives study guide (definitions) and practice sentences 2. Adjectives
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This document is what I use in the classroom to review helping verbs with my students. It includes notes on helping verbs, a list of helping verbs, four sets of practice sentences, and a novel connection part (find sentences in a novel with helping
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
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You have been called to the courtroom! In this week-long unit, students will have the chance to play the role of lawyer, witness, or jury member. This product includes: --Role descriptions of attorneys, witnesses, and jury members --Preparation
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Use these cards to reward good wizards in your class--or take points away from bad wizards! Students will enjoy reading the short summaries as to why they gained or lost points. For classrooms that include Harry Potter in the year's text list or
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A chapter-by-chapter list of journal prompts for The Giver. My students use these to prompt their daily writing in class. Many prompts ask students to reflect on their own connections with the text. Some make connections to other texts as well as to
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This is the Frankenstein final assessment I used with my English IV seniors. I created this to increase engagement near the end of the year, and they seemed to enjoy it. The assessment includes a few parts: First, it includes a Frankenstein
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This listing is for all of my Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone teaching materials. It contains: --Chapter questions (5 questions for every 2 chapters with the exception of chapter 17 that has 5 for itself) --Anticipation guide for chapters 1-6
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This document contains 45 questions for the first book in the Harry Potter series. There are 5 questions for every two chapters with the exception of 5 questions for chapter 17 alone. The questions consist of basic recall questions as well as
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Shakespeare Biography and Cultural Context Package Contained in this Zip file: 1. Shakespeare Bio and Context notes page in PDF and Word format 2. Shakespeare Bio and Context PowerPoint presentation (with extra information about the Globe theatre
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Great notes and handouts for grammar review! You will find the following included: --PowerPoint notes on clauses v. phrases with an emphasis on subordinate clauses (to help with the complex sentence type), in PDF and Word format --Notes page on
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6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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This Revision BINGO item includes four BINGO boards where the items in each square are placed in a different location on each board--thus, students can get 5 across without necessarily completing the same 5 revision strategies. Revision BINGO is a
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With this assignment, students are asked to create multiple pieces across different genres all relating to Harry Potter. Great for enrichment, too! Includes assignment sheets in Word and PDF formats. Genres include a letter to the reader, a sorting
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a former 6th grade Language Arts, now 7th grade English teacher with my M.Ed in Learning and Instruction.

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Groupwork; open-ended problems; projects; culturally relevant teaching

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Presented at various conferences, most recently NCTE Annual Conference

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. Vanderbilt University: English and Secondary Education M.Ed. Vanderbilt University: Learning and Instruction

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