Historically Irreverent

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"What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others" Pericles
 
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By Historically Irreverent
Movie questions to accompany the Steven Spielberg Documentary: The Middle Passage. The 45-minute video is on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvhKeJ6m3rY This 22-question movie guide will help your students pull the important details out
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, African History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Movie Guides
$2.50
20 ratings
3.9
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By Historically Irreverent
This lively animated PowerPoint complete with integrated Cloze-style notes and follow-up pop quiz are a great way to teach your students about our Nation's first President. Topics covered: George Washington's election, setting precedent (vocab),
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia
$4.99
12 ratings
3.8
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By Historically Irreverent
This animated powerpoint and accompanying Cloze-style notes covers the Barbary Pirates, the Louisiana Purchase, Jefferson's interpretation of the Constitution, the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Election of 1804. Your students will be engaged and
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, Multimedia, Scaffolded Notes
$3.99
12 ratings
4.0
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By Historically Irreverent
I created these movie guides to accompany the PBS film The Underground Railroad: The William Still Story. There are short-answer and multiple choice versions. The video that these were designed for can be found FREE online from
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Movie Guides
$3.99
12 ratings
3.9
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By Historically Irreverent
This hybrid Animated Powerpoint lecture delivers comic relief and real history combined! Your kids will laugh as they are engaged by the animations on screen, and will have accurate notes as they fill-in their own Cloze-style scaffolded notes. You
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, Multimedia, Scaffolded Notes
$4.99
15 ratings
4.0
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By Historically Irreverent
This activity challenges students to identify the argument techniques in Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" and subsequently craft their own similar argument using the same techniques. An excellent Common Core aligned acitivty. Package includes:
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Activities
$4.99
9 ratings
3.9
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By Historically Irreverent
I use the Movie Nightjohn to teach about Slavery. I devised these two movie guides to accompany the film. There is a short answer and multiple choice version to fit the needs of your students.
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Movie Guides
$3.99
3 ratings
4.0
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By Historically Irreverent
This bundle covers the controversial Presidency of Andrew Jackson including; the Era of Good Feelings; the Election of 1824; the Corrupt Bargain; the Election of 1828; spoils system; Jacksonian Democracy; Tariff of Abominations; Nullification
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$7.99
4 ratings
4.0
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By Historically Irreverent
This animated powerpoint and integrated lecture provides an excellent introduction to the American Industrial Revolution. It begins by defining "Industrialization" and follows the historic course of the Industrial Revolution in north America,
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$4.99
6 ratings
3.8
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By Historically Irreverent
Includes a typical movie guide with 67 content questions (in order); some of the questions challenge the students to delve deeper into the meanings of events and character interactions. Key included with questions. Also includes an activity I
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Civics, U.S. History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Movie Guides
$3.99
3 ratings
4.0
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By Historically Irreverent
This is one of my favorite lessons. I designed this lesson as the final stage of an interview process. I had to teach a 30-minute lesson on Women in the Civil War. With this lesson, I got the job. The American Civil War was the first war to be
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Printables
$8.99
7 ratings
4.0
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By Historically Irreverent
A 45-ish minute lesson exploring the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl. Combines 2 different videos from YouTube (with content questions) and a reading from Chernobyl Children (Facts & Figures) designed to give students an overview of the nuclear
Subjects:
European History, World History, Geography
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Multimedia, Video Files
$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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By Historically Irreverent
A bundle deal of Manifest Destiny Part I and II notes and animated PowerPoints WITH TWO versions (Essay and Multiple choice) of the Unit Quest (half way between a quiz and a test) based on the notes, and pop quizzes for each section of
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Unit Plans
$8.99
8 ratings
4.0
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By Historically Irreverent
An overview of how to tell time in French, including the grammar, an overview of the 24-hour clock, and the phrasing of "quarter past" and "quarter till." Includes animated clocks, and class participation activities. Could be easily adapted for
Subjects:
World Language, French
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia
$4.99
2 ratings
3.6
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By Historically Irreverent
A 45-minute webquest activity to help students understand what a franchise is, how to become a franchise owner, and to learn about some of the benefits and challenges that franchises bring to an economy. Webquest has questions broken down by site
Subjects:
Business, Economics
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Research, Internet Activities, Webquests
$2.00
3 ratings
3.9
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By Historically Irreverent
These notes cover the controversial Presidency of Andrew Jackson including; the Era of Good Feelings; the Election of 1824; the Corrupt Bargain; the Election of 1828; spoils system; Jacksonian Democracy; Tariff of Abominations; Nullification Crisis;
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$4.99
2 ratings
4.0
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By Historically Irreverent
An introduction to the logistics of banking. Uses Investopedia's Banking 101 lesson: http://www.investopedia.com/university/banking/ Has questions that require students to read along and analyze information about banking. Headings divide the
Subjects:
Life Skills, Business
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Webquests
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Historically Irreverent
Comprehension questions about the film Lincoln. After the film, students were asked to analyze the movie using Team of Rivals and their own research for comparison. In-depth questions about the events and characters in the film. I did not include
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Civics, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Movie Guides
$2.00
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By Historically Irreverent
These questions are intended to accompany this EXCELLENT youtube video giving an overview of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZIzRB1T8ug The questions (35 in total) are intended to help students summarize the information
Subjects:
World History, Geography, Asian Studies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Movie Guides, Video Files
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Historically Irreverent
The second in the Manifest Destiny Unit. This builds upon the foundation of Manifest Destiny Part I complete with maps, animations, and sounds. Covers: Texas Revolution and annexation, Election of 1844; Acquisition of Oregon (49th parallel);
Subjects:
U.S. History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
$4.99
2 ratings
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2006 - Student Taught at Orono High School in Orono, Maine: US History, AP US History, World Studies, and Contemporary Issues. 2007 - 2009 Education Coordinator of the Hudson Museum: Planned and delieved lessons on the Ancient Cultures of Meso-America and the Maine Indian Tribes. 2009 - 2010 Language Assistant Bourges, France: Teaching English as a foreign language to French "middle school" children. 2010 - 2011 Epping Middle School: 8th Grade American History 2011 - 2013 Keene Middle School: 8th Grade American History 2014: Alvirne High School & Pinkerton Academy: Geography, East Asian History, US History, AP US History, Contemporary Issues. Current: Spaulding High School: Global Studies, French I & French II.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Edu-tainment: If my kids are not laughing and having fun, they are likely not learning anything. I try to bring history to life with cartoony animated powerpoints, and classroom antics. I also am a firm believer in Project-based learning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Maine in 2007 Completed the Honors Program, Thesis title: Howard Gardner, My Students, and I, and achieved Highest Honors. Achieved Dean’s List in all eligible semesters Member of Kappa Delta Pi and Pi Lambda Theta Honor Societies for Education Majors Member of Phi Alpha Theta, an International Honor Society in History Member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Recipient of the Presidential Achievement Pin in 2005 Graduated from Merrimack High School with Honors; Cumulative GPA: 3.87 Recipient of the “Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Award” in 2003 Recipient of the Social Studies Award in 2003

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

2007 - BS in Secondary of Education 2007 - BA in European History 2009 - MS in Curriculum, Assessment, and Instruction

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I grew up in Southern New Hampshire playing softball, basketball, and doing theatre. I moved to Maine for six years for college, and have lived in France twice. I am a quilter, a reader, and a traveler.

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