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This unit bundle is everything you need to teach Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give--online OR in person! Incorporate engaging and diverse literature into your curriculum to get your students talking (even if you're not teaching face-to-face)! The unit
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.11-12.10, W.11-12.1, W.11-12.1a, W.11-12.1d, W.11-12.1e, W.11-12.2b, W.11-12.2e, W.11-12.2f, W.11-12.4, W.11-12.5, W.11-12.7...
$37.94
$30.35
60
Bundle
By It's Lit Teaching
Are your students struggling with writing claim, evidence, and reasoning? Need an arsenal of PRINTABLE AND DIGITAL teaching tools and writing scaffolds for your c-e-r writing projects? This bundle has everything you need to introduce C-E-R (or CER,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.9-10.1, W.9-10.1a, W.9-10.1b, W.9-10.1c, W.9-10.1d, W.9-10.1e, W.9-10.4, W.9-10.9, W.11-12.1, W.11-12.1a, W.11-12.1b...
$14.48
$11.58
33
Bundle
By It's Lit Teaching
Teach Dear Martin by Nic Stone--online or in-person--without the prep! Teaching Nic Stone's novel in an unforgettable way is made easier with this unit bundle, which can be printed or delivered virtually. The Dear Martin bundle includes:Dear Martin
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.10, W.9-10.1, W.9-10.1a, W.9-10.1b, W.9-10.1d, W.9-10.1e, W.9-10.4, W.9-10.5...
$35.96
$28.77
35
Bundle
By It's Lit Teaching
This slideshow is a quick way to introduce Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give to your class--in person or virtually. This PowerPoint covers background information referenced in the novel, as well as the basic premise of Tupac's T.H.U.G. L.I.F.E. and its
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Literature, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Lectures, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.10
$3.00
59
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
This incredibly flexible horror genre study unit will turn students into masters of foreshadowing, suspense, mood, and more with fun, engaging, and creepy tales! Students will learn about the horror genre, then read three scary stories, before
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Halloween, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Thematic Unit Plans, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.10, W.9-10.3, W.9-10.3a, W.9-10.3d, W.9-10.3e, W.9-10.4...
$16.94
$13.55
21
Bundle
By It's Lit Teaching
Are you looking for a way to challenge students to use imagery while writing about something they love, in person or online? Odes provide a fun challenge in a creative writing course, as an enrichment activity, or a way to review figurative
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Google Apps, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.11-12.10, W.11-12.1c, W.11-12.2d, W.11-12.3d, W.11-12.4, W.11-12.5, W.11-12.10
$3.00
14
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
Are you implementing independent reading in your classroom or virtually with your students? You know you need to assess students' reading, but you don't want an arduous task to take out all of the fun, nor do you want activities that waste
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.10, RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.2, RI.9-10.10, RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.2...
$3.00
20
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
Keep students accountable while reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas with the reading comprehension questions worksheet! These worksheets break the novel down into five manageable chunks. By working through these questions, you can guarantee
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.10, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.10
$6.99
18
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
Need a quick way to assess students' comprehension of Dear Martin by Nic Stone? These NO PREP quizzes can be given in-person or online and provide a quick assessment check either way!Each one-page quiz consists of ten multiple-choice questions.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Novel Study, Examinations - Quizzes
CCSS:
RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.10
$5.99
19
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
Hoping to take the stress out of teaching All American Boys to your class? Want to dive deeply into Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely's poignant novel, but just can't stomach spending the hours it takes to put together the questions, quizzes, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.10, W.9-10.1, W.9-10.1a, W.9-10.1b, W.9-10.1c, W.9-10.1d, W.9-10.1e, W.9-10.4...
$35.96
$28.77
13
Bundle
By It's Lit Teaching
Engage students (both off and online!) with horror short films and turn them into suspense experts! This suspense analysis activity helps students learn about suspense and how artists create it in their work. Use this before studying any horror
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.9-10.5, RL.11-12.5
$1.99
15
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
Assess students' comprehension of The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas with these NO PREP quizzes! These easy-to-use and easy-to-grade quizzes can be given out on paper or through Google forms. Either way, assessment and grading will be quick and
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Literature, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Assessment, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.11-12.10
$5.99
26
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
Engage students in The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas online OR in-person with this reading journal and workbook! This reading journal is practically an entire unit by itself! This 40-page resource is based around 5 C-E-R (claim, evidence, reasoning)
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Workbooks, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.10, W.11-12.1, W.11-12.1a, W.11-12.1d, W.11-12.1e, W.11-12.2b, W.11-12.2e, W.11-12.2f...
$15.99
22
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
Engage students (both off and online!) with literary analysis through a horror genre study! This horror genre introductory lesson will help you set the stage by introducing the topic and some basic literary terms. This Google resource is based
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Minilessons, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.9-10.2, RL.11-12.2
$3.00
8
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
Do you hate scrambling last minute for creative writing prompt ideas? Are you burnt out thinking of daily journal starters for your class? Save yourself a ton of prep time with these journal prompts! This slideshow includes prompts for forty-five
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Fun Stuff, Other
CCSS:
W.9-10.3, W.9-10.4, W.9-10.6, W.11-12.3, W.11-12.4, W.11-12.6
$3.00
8
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a book worth talking about! Get students discussing cycles of hate, the importance of education, the definition of family, and other deep questions with this discussion activity--in person or online!Students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Novel Study
CCSS:
SL.11-12.1, SL.11-12.1a, SL.11-12.1b, SL.11-12.1c, SL.11-12.1d, SL.11-12.6
$3.49
17
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
Get your students writing their own poetry with these Poetry Writing Activities! These no-prep Poetry Writing Activities are easy enough to implement with high school students of any skill level but provide opportunities for advanced students to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.10, W.9-10.4, W.9-10.5, W.9-10.10, W.11-12.4, W.11-12.5, W.11-12.10
$14.47
$11.58
2
Bundle
By It's Lit Teaching
Introduce your students to a perfect example of the horror genre with "Popsy" by Stephen King! This short story brings the deliciously creepy world of Stephen King to the classroom while providing an excellent example of building suspense,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Rubrics, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.10, W.9-10.4, W.9-10.6, W.9-10.9, W.11-12.4, W.11-12.6, W.11-12.9
$3.00
9
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
Are your students struggling with writing claims? Maybe you're just looking for a fun way to teach the C-E-R writing framework in your class? These 24 two-sided task cards will turn your students into claim pros whether they're learning face-to-face
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Task Cards, Google Apps, Printables
CCSS:
W.9-10.1, W.9-10.1a, W.9-10.1b, W.11-12.1, W.11-12.1a, W.11-12.1b
$3.00
8
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By It's Lit Teaching
Are you looking for bell ringers or warm-up activities to help students practice their literary analysis skills? Is poetry analysis overwhelming for your students? These PRINTABLE AND DIGITAL Poem of the Week activities are the ideal solutions!These
Subjects:
Literature, Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Lesson Plans (Bundled), PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.10, W.9-10.4, W.9-10.5, W.9-10.10...
$30.00
$24.00
2
Bundle
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I work in an urban high school with diverse and low-income students at a blended learning school. I'm currently wrapping up my fifth year of teaching and am deeply enjoying teaching seniors. I work with the greatest colleagues in the world in probably one of the weirdest schools! We are always trying new things in pursuit of the best way to reach each student as an individual.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My students are practically adults and ready to walk the stage, so I do my best to meet them at their level. I'm pretty laid back and derive a lot of enjoyment from talking to them as they are--young adults about to enter the world and make change happen.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Yet to be added

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I grew up a military brat, which means my K-12 education was a hodge podge of curriculum from this state and that state, but no matter where I went, I had a book and a pencil in hand. I started college at the University of Wisconsin - Madison and later transferred to the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I believe that teachers should work hard during the school day, but that too many lose themselves in this professional and neglect their own self-care and the pursuit of their own hobbies and lives. My hope is to provide instructional tools to help these overworked teachers kick butt during the day so they can party (or read, or snuggle their dogs, or have tea with friends) at night and on the weekends.

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