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High Quality Language Arts: Make your Frankenstein unit BETTER with background knowledge and research, supplemental nonfiction texts and close-readings, STEM connections, Frankenstein close readings, and analysis essay task and model. Smash myriad
Subjects:
Literature, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.5, RL.11-12.6, RL.11-12.10, RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.3, RI.11-12.4, RI.11-12.5...
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This download contains a model analysis/annotations of four AP nonfiction analysis essay passages: one by Wendell Phillips about Toussaint-Louverture, one by Scott Sanders responding to the writings of Salman Rushdie, one by Lord Chesterfield to his
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Test Prep
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Testing and curricula have adamantly moved ELA teachers and students to writing for analysis: Common Core, PARCC, state tests, end of course tests, AP Language, AP Literature, the new SAT essay, etc. Students will encounter countless tasks that have
Subjects:
Writing, Writing-Essays, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
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In 1775, King George III went to Parliament and delivered an impassioned speech calling for war against the rebelling American colonies. Following his speech, both houses of Parliament debated for hours before voting and deciding to enter what
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Literacy Center Ideas, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
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Gilgamesh can be a hard sell. Luckily for most teachers, it's the first piece in the textbook, so the honeymoon period usually makes it easy enough for teachers to "get through." We should always be looking to improve our units, especially the
Subjects:
Literature, Writing-Essays, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Literature Circles
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For those with "Prufrock" in their textbooks, you know Eliot can be a tricky to teach. Though this famous essay is a challenge, I'd say it's much more accessible than his most famous poem. This piece is within the range of difficulty present on
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Test Prep
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This AP Language lesson is two-fold, as all of our lessons should be:1.) The College Board has shown consistency in recent years with their inclusion of paratext, namely footnotes. Even at a high performing school, I've seen the effect of students
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Handouts
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Anyone can write a simple recall reading assessment. And these assessments simply let you know who read. They do not let you know how well the students can read critically and think critically. This assessment for act 1 of Romeo and Juliet does
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
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Argumentation continues to be a renewed focus in Language Arts education. AP Language is more popular the ever. The new SAT essay will feature a rhetorical analysis prompt. End of course tests are including more rhetorical analysis tasks and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
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I love teaching Shakespeare, and I realize it is hard. This prep packet includes... --an argument for how Shakespeare became so popular and why he endures today. --five prep activities for giving kids background knowledge and skills to negotiate
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Handouts
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A certain percentage of the AP Language exam texts must be written before 1899. As much as you assume they will be difficult for your students, in reality they are probably even more difficult. One advantage to this pre-1899 requirement is that
Subjects:
Reading, Writing-Essays, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Handouts, Assessment
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Students struggle with writing, especially formal essay writing, because they do not have a developed schema for finished writing products. In other words, they don't know what the end product should look like. This simple and short sheet gives
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Handouts, Minilessons
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have eleven years experience teaching a variety of courses and levels: AP Literature, AP Language, 12th, 12th Honors/Gifted, 11th, 11th Honors/Gifted, 11th Collaboration, 11th Deaf Collaboration, 10th, 10th Honors/Gifted, 9th Honors/Gifted, and Literary Magazine.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style centers around analysis and evaluation of challenging texts. My students demonstrate their close readings through a variety of methods: Socratic seminars, graphic organizers, jigsaw presentations, formal presentations, info-graphics, group writing tasks, multiple choice, and most importantly ESSAYS and RESEARCH PAPERS.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in English Education from SUNY Fredonia MA Literary Studies from Georgia State University

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Currently work at GSMST, a nationally ranked top five high school

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