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Engage your students in a murder mystery game in the classroom or virtually!I use this lesson before starting my mystery unit and the students love it. They enjoy taking on the roles of the characters, and they enjoy the competition and challenge of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Other (ELA)
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.5
$7.50
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*Update! Now there are six!*I have also updated this resource to include PDFs as well as links to Google Apps to be used digitally. Print or go digital - whichever works best for your class!I've done a lot of Ted Talks with my students, but these
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (Specialty), Character Education
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Google Apps
CCSS:
RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.2
$3.50
374
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By Engaging and Effective
*Updated! This resource includes PDFs as well as links to Google Apps to be used digitally. Print or go digital - whichever works best for your class!Ted Talks are an awesome way to break up a long class period, transition between units, or provide
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Character Education
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Internet Activities, Movie Guides
$3.50
119
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For real. No cheesy music, no bad acting, and no trick endings where everyone is okay and it was all just a big misunderstanding. Seriously, your students are going to love these and they have just the right amount of horror while still being
Subjects:
Literature, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.5, RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.3, RI.9-10.4, RI.9-10.5, RI.9-10.6, RI.9-10.7, RI.9-10.8
$7.50
146
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I've put together a bundle of 24 of my most popular Ted Talk guide sheets!This bundle includes:Teacher notes about each talkGuide questions for each talk. Questions include basic recall as well as an extension of the newly acquired information. Link
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Character Education, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Movie Guides
CCSS:
RI.9-10.1
$16.50
$13.20
58
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By Engaging and Effective
I've gone through the numerous talks available on Ted.com to find just the right ones to pair with "The Hate U Give." This product includes guide questions for the talks along with one final question to connect the talk with the text. There are also
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Novel Study
CCSS:
RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.5, RI.9-10.6
$3.00
73
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By Engaging and Effective
*Updated! Now includes an alternate version so one class won't give spoilers to another.Engage your students in a murder mystery game in the classroom! I use this lesson before starting my mystery unit and the students love it. They enjoy taking on
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Other (ELA)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.5
$7.50
82
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By Engaging and Effective
Engage your students in a murder mystery game in the classroom or virtually!I use this lesson before starting my mystery unit and the students love it. They enjoy taking on the roles of the characters, and they enjoy the competition and challenge of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Other (ELA)
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Other, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.3
$7.50
54
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By Engaging and Effective
Resources to use when teaching Monster by Walter Dean Myers to high school students. UPDATED: I have converted each PDF document into a Google Drive document for students to complete for distance learning. I'm keeping the original PDFs as well so
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.5, W.9-10.3
$8.00
35
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By Engaging and Effective
This is a teacher's guide and worksheet to accompany the TED Radio Hour segment with Jon Ronson titled “How Can Our Real Lives Be Ruined By Our Digital Ones?” Students see online shaming first-hand, so this lesson was created to help them understand
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Character Education, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Worksheets, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
SL.9-10.1, SL.9-10.3
$3.00
29
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QR Code links to Ted Talk and NPR interview with Angela Lee Duckworth on what grit is and how to teach grit. Students answer guide questions while listening to the talk and the interview to better understand grit. Students identify and analyze what
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Character Education
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Multimedia
CCSS:
SL.9-10.3
$3.00
27
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By Engaging and Effective
20 assorted thank you notes to use throughout the year. Different designs, fonts, and colors. ***Updated! Now includes an additional 20 thank you notes in black and white! See thumbnails for images of all the different notes****Some ideas for how to
Subjects:
Other
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Other, Fun Stuff, Bulletin Board Ideas
$2.50
19
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By Engaging and Effective
This podcast bundle has a little bit of everything with many opportunities to use the resources throughout the year! Some lessons take weeks, while others can be completed in one or two days - whatever works best for you!Here are the products
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Holidays/Seasonal, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Internet Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.2, RI.9-10.3, RI.9-10.4, RI.9-10.5, RI.9-10.6, SL.9-10.1, SL.9-10.1a, SL.9-10.3
$30.50
$24.40
20
Bundle
By Engaging and Effective
This is a great way to break up the monotony with a little bit of humor while still teaching crucial analysis skills! My high school students love the remixes - which are professionally done - and engagement during this lesson is always high.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Multimedia, Graphic Organizers, Movie Guides
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.5
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By Engaging and Effective
Visually appealing and easy-to-follow graphic organizer to be used with the 1992 Gary Sinise movie version of "Of Mice and Men." I love using this lesson when I don't have enough time in the year to read the book. It's also a good accompaniment if
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
21
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By Engaging and Effective
A whole new take on the short story, "Lamb to the Slaughter." Here, students will read the story and answer guiding questions that focus on inference, character motivation, and dramatic irony. There is also a worksheet on characterizing Mary and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Movie Guides
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.5, RL.9-10.7, W.9-10.1a, SL.9-10.4
$4.00
19
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By Engaging and Effective
A mixture of analysis questions and basic recall for each of the 35 chapters and the prologue. Some questions include how an event is ironic and satirical. Although some chapters are very short, each has its own set of questions so the instructor
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3
$5.00
8
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Everything you need to teach and analyze "A Jury of Her Peers." All worksheets have answer sheets as well, PowerPoints frequently contain notes in the notes sections to assist with instruction of material. Everything is separate so you can pick and
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Activities
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.5, W.9-10.3, SL.9-10.1, SL.9-10.4
$7.00
24
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By Engaging and Effective
These highly engaging Ted Talks focus on mental health and self-awareness - two areas our students definitely need help with! Included in this download are guides for each talk. Guides are available as a PDF or as a Google Doc - whichever works best
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Movie Guides, Google Apps
CCSS:
RI.9-10.1
$3.50
8
Digital Download ZIP (1.29 MB)
By Engaging and Effective
Includes a pre-reading activity where students answer questions in order to gauge their current understanding of slavery in Maryland during the early 19th century. After reading students will go back and reflect on what they have learned from
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.5, W.9-10.2, W.9-10.4
$8.00
9
Digital Download ZIP (3.55 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I started teaching special education English in 2011 at a high school in Baltimore County. Recently I moved up to central Pennsylvania where I continue to teach a combination of self-contained/adaptive English classes as well as co-taught inclusion classes. I have a dual graduate degree in special education and secondary education and am certified in both special education and English 7-12.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I've spent the majority of my career teaching in self-contained special education settings and co-teaching in standard classes. My products are made to reach all learners; not through watering down the content, but through the presentation of the information. Vocabulary worksheets include visuals because most students benefit from the addition of appropriate and meaningful visual aids. My graphic organizers are made to chunk information in ways that help struggling students better understand the material. I love teaching special education and adore the students I work with. My passion is connecting with students who struggle in “standard” classrooms because they tend to learn differently from what we consider to be the average student.

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