Hawk From a Handsaw

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Hawk From a Handsaw
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My Inquiry, Constructivist approach hits C.C. standards in authentic, skills-based activities. For all H.S. levels.
 
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As an AP Lit teacher and an admirer of the Common Core, I have made a serious study of question design. It's a strange infatuation for me. So, I pulled together questions that I have created over the last few years and organized them into one
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As an AP Lit teacher and an admirer of the Common Core, I have made a serious study of question design. It's a strange infatuation for me. So, I pulled together questions that I have created over the last few years and organized them into one
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Great Gatsby Test. This test could work for any class, including AP Literature and Composition (You will need to add one more answer option to each question). The test has 51 multiple-choice questions that cover the book from start to finish.
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This 45-page program--full of discussions, models, and practice activities--takes kids though the entire process of writing an AP Lit essay. It follows as such: "What Does 'Meaning as a Whole' Mean," "What Does 'Contribute to the Work as a Whole'
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This tool offers poetry explication guidance in an approachable manner that yields sophisticated analysis. Perfectly aligns with the Common Core. It is great for levels 9th grade through AP Literature and Composition. Thank you, Hawk From a
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This one-page tool outlines all the considerations that students should keep in mind when writing AP Literature and Composition essays. Excellent test prep. Thank you, Hawk From a Handsaw. I uploaded it as a Word document so you an make changes.
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This answer key allows the teacher to use any section of an actual AP exam as a quiz. The document even has scoring-conversion charts that convert A.P. Lit. scoring expectations to a standard grading scale. In other words, raw scores are converted
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This tool examines the AP Literature and Composition exam and offers strategies for each aspect of the exam--an excellent preparatory tool for right before the test. I uploaded it as a Word document so you an make changes.
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The document offers exactly what its name suggests. I have taught for over 20 years at a U.S. New and Word Report, Gold-Medal high school, and here is how I teach writing.
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In the last weeks of the year, I use these materials to polish and focus the kids' skills and to prepare them for the exam. The workbook includes: links to online resources, an outline of the exam and general tips, and a tool to help kids prepare
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I collected all the problems that my AP Lit kids have with their essays and wrote them into a pledge--with companion pictures. I make the kids read it in unison each day at the start of class. It's very funny, but right on target, and it keeps all
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This tool is comprised of a series of the types of questions that experienced readers answer as they read. I created it by noting the questioning process that I use when I read. Then, I used Common Core standards to refine and strengthen the
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This speech assignment hits Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards. It includes all directions and rubrics for evaluating Ted Talks, self-assessed practice speeches, and grading the final speech. Shared as a Word file so that you can make
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This forty-six question, multiple-choice test covers Dickinson, Longfellow, Thoreau, Poe, and Fredrick Douglas, and the correct answers are marked. The test is full of cold-read passages that require close reading of nonfiction and poetry. Uploaded
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This video defines plagiarism and explains how students can avoid it.
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Using a rubric, this tool allows students to assess their own performance on a group project as well as to assess the performances of the groups members. Thank you, Hawk from a Handsaw. Here is the top level of the rubric: _____ (5) You were
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As it is in many high-school, English departments, unit planing has become quite complex. Students are supposed to have choice (and individual modifications), and teachers are supposed to be able to work within their unique teaching styles, but
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Reading Fiction and Poetry: A Guide for Students and Teachers is an engaging, reader-centered exploration of how authors work, how texts function, and how students can adopt quality reading behaviors. Like Thomas Foster’s How to Read Literature
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This test has 71 MC questions, all align with the Common Core (close reading). The test covers the book from start to finish, and correct answers are in bold. Passages are included on this well-used test. It is uploaded as a Word doc so you have
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This worksheet is part of a larger toolkit that I will offer in full later. This tool guides students through the process of reading and evaluation nonfiction works. It directly hits many of the Common Core standards for reading informational texts.
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