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By ESL Squad
This vocabulary worksheet for the short story "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros is the perfect way to preteach vocabulary. The activity combines bilingual dictionary use and technology through the website Quizlet.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
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By ESL Squad
This is an amazing activity designed to get your language learners to work together to analyze and discuss any piece of poetry you are reading. The Talk, Read, Talk, Write strategy is based on the principles of Nancy Motley's book, Talk, Read,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Projects, Activities
$3.00
1
Digital Download PPTX (0.08 MB)
By ESL Squad
This is a simple guided annotation for your students to use when analyzing "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros. The focus for this annotation is figurative language. This is an editable PowerPoint. I've also included an extra slide at the end that allows
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Minilessons
$2.00
Digital Download PPTX (0.05 MB)
By ESL Squad
With this project, your students will use Google Docs and Slides to analyze a song of their choice for figurative language. ESL scaffolds are built in by chunking the assignment, providing sentence stems, and a presentation outline. Also included
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (1.52 MB)
By ESL Squad
This 24 question test is perfect for teaching test taking and close reading strategies. The exam has built in boxes that allow students to put text evidence to support answers. There are three parts to the exam: Reading Comprehension, Figurative
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
$4.00
Digital Download PDF (0.09 MB)
By ESL Squad
This 20 question test is perfect for teaching test taking and close reading strategies. The exam has built in boxes that allow students to put text evidence to support answers.There are three parts to the exam: "The Open Window" by Saki, "One in a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Assessment, Printables
$4.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.02 MB)
By ESL Squad
Looking for a way to engage your readers in conversation, deeper reading, and writing as you journey through Antigone? This is the product for you!This is an amazing activity designed to get your language learners to work together to analyze and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ESL / ELL / EFL, Reading Strategies
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Novel Study
$8.00
Digital Download PPTX (0.76 MB)
By ESL Squad
This is a no prep peer editing activity. This comes with two files: an editable PowerPoint and an editable Peer Editing worksheet Word Document. The PowerPoint can be edited and walks students though the peer editing process. The last page of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Scaffolded Notes
$4.00
Digital Download ZIP (0.20 MB)
By ESL Squad
This is a two part quiz. Part I is a simple matching the word to the definition. Part II requires student demonstrate understanding of the word's use by selecting the correct word to fill in the blanks of sentences. This download includes two
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Printables
$2.00
Digital Download PDF (0.61 MB)
By ESL Squad
This modified TPFASTT graphic organizer for poetry analysis is perfect for ESL students or a student's first exposure to poetry analysis. This item prints two per page and fits perfectly into an interactive notebook.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Poetry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
$2.00
Digital Download PDF (1.14 MB)
By ESL Squad
This product uses "Pet the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses" as a mentor text for students to write their own book! The assignment is broken down into three parts. Part I, the student plans out their characters, problems, magical items while using
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$5.00
Digital Download PDF (0.19 MB)
By ESL Squad
This editable 20 question test/quiz is perfect for teaching test taking and close reading strategies. The first 19 questions are multiple choice. The last question is a short answer question. I've included a graphic organizer with sentence
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
$4.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.03 MB)
By ESL Squad
Looking for a way to engage your readers in conversation, deeper reading, and writing as you journey through "The Necklace"? This is the product for you!This is an amazing activity designed to get your language learners to work together to analyze,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$4.00
Digital Download PPTX (0.09 MB)
By ESL Squad
This quiz is printable and ready to go. Students are required to memorize the FANBOYS and write 5 FANBOYS sentences to demonstrate mastery of this type of writing.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Assessment
$1.00
Digital Download PDF (0.19 MB)
By ESL Squad
This TPFASTT poster assignment can be used with any poem. This each part of the assignment has sentence stems making it perfect for ESL students. A rubric for the project is included.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Poetry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.02 MB)
By ESL Squad
This assignments is the perfect project to complete once your class has read Romeo and Juliet. Students are to work in collaborative groups to research depression, bipolar disorder, and post traumatic stress disorder. Then, students work together
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Projects, Activities
$3.00
Digital Download PDF (0.87 MB)
By ESL Squad
This quiz is printable and ready to go. Students are required to memorize the AAAWWUBBIS words and write 5 AAAWWUBBIS sentences to demonstrate mastery of this type of writing.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Assessment
$1.00
Digital Download PDF (0.25 MB)
By ESL Squad
This 4 page document is perfect for teaching a persuasive essay. The first page is notes step by step notes that can be cut in half and glued into an interactive notebook. The second page gives students specific thinking questions to help them add
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
$4.00
Digital Download PDF (0.54 MB)
By ESL Squad
This editable 26 question test/quiz is perfect for teaching test taking and close reading strategies.An answer key is included.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
$4.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.03 MB)
By ESL Squad
This 4 page document is perfect for teaching an expository essay. The first page is notes step by step notes that can be cut in half and glued into an interactive notebook. The second page gives students specific thinking questions to help them
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
$4.00
Digital Download PDF (0.56 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 10 years of sheltered English instruction experience teaching at a Title I school in Texas.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I encourage active learning and conversation in the classroom. I use interactive notebooks to teach organizational skills and note taking. I use lots of pictures and sentence stems to increase language acquisition. I love using technology when appropriate to enhance student learning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Two time teacher of the year nominee.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A. in English Language Arts from the University of North Texas, Summa Cum Laude

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. I come from a family of educators (father, grandfather). I am married to my high school sweetheart, Clif, and we have two boys, Colt and Cody. I love learning and experimenting with language, hanging out with my kiddos, and going to the movies.

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