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By Ginnie German
This graphic organizer uses the differentiation strategy of an analogy graphic organizer to help students understand the relationship between the main idea, supporting details, and summary. The graphic organizer uses the analogy of a house, which is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2
$2.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By Ginnie German
This anticipation guide is designed for use with the novel Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen. There are ten thought-provoking questions designed to spark discussion, with which the students are asked to either agree or disagree. Then, the students are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Literature Circles
$2.00
10 ratings
4.0
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By Ginnie German
Students will analyze a primary source and paraphrase the words of John Wilkes Booth to understand his motivations for assassinating President Abraham Lincoln. This works as an excellent companion piece to Chasing Lincoln's Killer.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Nonfiction Book Study
$3.00
15 ratings
3.9
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By Ginnie German
This is a huge, exhaustive, 9-page English 7 Virginia SOL review. I used the testing blueprint to find each tested skill, broke down the skill, gave an example, and provided a short activity for the students to interact with the skill. Testing
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
7th
Types:
Study Guides, Test Prep, Printables
$7.50
15 ratings
3.8
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By Ginnie German
This is a generic graphic organizer to be used with any text. The students are required to identify an example of sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing imagery in the text, then analyze the effect on the reader. The graphic organizer also includes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.4
$2.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By Ginnie German
This quiz is designed for use with the nonfiction book Chasing Lincoln's Killer. However, the questions are skill-based, rather than plot-based, so you could use this quiz even if you are not reading the book. The questions are designed to mimic the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2
$3.00
6 ratings
3.8
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By Ginnie German
This is a film guide meant to accompany the Robert Redford film The Conspirator, which can be viewed in conjunction with book study on the nonfiction book Chasing Lincoln's Killer. The Conspirator looks at the assassination of Lincoln and the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Criminal Justice - Law
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
$3.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Ginnie German
This quiz is designed for use with the nonfiction book Chasing Lincoln's Killer. However, the questions are skill-based, rather than plot-based, so you could use this quiz even if you are not reading the book. The questions are designed to mimic the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2
$3.00
5 ratings
3.9
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By Ginnie German
This quiz is designed for use with the nonfiction book Chasing Lincoln's Killer. However, the questions are skill-based, rather than plot-based, so you could use this quiz even if you are not reading the book. The questions are designed to mimic the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2
$3.00
2 ratings
3.8
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By Ginnie German
This graphic organizer asks students to use the STEAL characteristics (speech, thoughts, effect on others, actions, and looks) to analyze Jonas's character development. Then, the students must explain why these are important features of his
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
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By Ginnie German
This is a WebQuest for Chasing Lincoln's Killer that uses free ArcGis Story Mapping software. The website that correlates with this worksheet is found here: http://arcg.is/23pCEqE. The worksheet requires students to think critically about the social
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Webquests
$4.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Ginnie German
TSW identify four different internal (man vs. self) conflicts within their novel or short story. They must provide textual evidence and create a prediction based on the conflict. Then, TSW make a text-to-self connection based on the internal
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Novel Study, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Ginnie German
This is a high-interest editorial from the San Francisco Chronicle, which discusses the changing attitudes towards homework in California. My students get very engaged discussing the points the author makes, and it has lots of strong vocabulary to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Ginnie German
This is a 58-page note compendium of skills tested on the 7th grade VA SOL, though the resource includes information useful for many other tests and grade levels, as it covers a wide variety of basic concepts. Some of the notes included
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Test Prep, Printables
$15.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Ginnie German
This template allows the students to create a Twitter account for a character, then has the students complete a summary using hashtags to organize the events.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
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By Ginnie German
This is a generic graphic organizer that uses the analogy of an addition problem to help students understand the relationship between supporting details and summary.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Ginnie German
This is a versatile graphic organizer that has students identify four examples of foreshadowing within a text, write the page number, and make a prediction based on the foreshadowing. I used this with The Giver, and it worked very well.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2
$2.00
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By Ginnie German
This quiz asks students to analyze a flier based on the external text structure the author uses. It includes one multiple-response question, one question in which students must refer to an additional graphic, and two traditional multiple-choice
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
$4.00
1 rating
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.29 MB)
By Ginnie German
This quiz is designed for use with the nonfiction book Chasing Lincoln's Killer. However, the questions are skill-based, rather than plot-based, so you could use this quiz even if you are not reading the book. The questions are designed to mimic the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2
$3.00
not yet rated
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By Ginnie German
This anticipation guide is designed for use with the graphic novel Maus by Art Speigelman. There are ten thought-provoking questions designed to spark discussion, with which the students are asked to either agree or disagree. Then, the students are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Nonfiction Book Study
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (0.14 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught English 7 for two years in an urban school district, and I am currently teaching English 7 in a suburban school district. I also teach reading, writing, STEM, and mathematics to rising eighth grades at a nonprofit enrichment camp each summer.

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I graduated from Old Dominion University with a Bachelor's degree in English Literature and a Master's degree in Secondary Education, with a concentration on English.

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