Jeffery's Journal

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Jeffery's Journal
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Hemingway once said of writers, "We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master."
 
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This .pdf contains 24 superhero cards/certificates for teachers to give to students who are doing a "super" job. Each certificate is a quarter of a page in size and includes a clip art image of a superhero hand-drawn by me. Bookmarks with these
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Teach students how to paraphrase, summarize and directly quote to avoid plagiarism using this fun, relatable game-based lecture! This presentation (in .pdf form) uses paraphrased, summarized and directly quoted song lyrics to keep students engaged
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This "Escape the Factory Fire" activity is based off of Margaret Petersen Haddix's book Uprising and would serve as a fun post-reading activity. Upon purchasing, you will receive a .pdf document with all clues needed to complete an escape room in
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Randomly combine these 30 tone words & 50 scenarios to practice conveying a certain emotion when writing about ordinary (and not so ordinary) situations! This .pdf download contains 30 tone word cards and 50 scenario cards to be mixed and
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This postcard activity is meant to be completed alongside Sharon Creech’s novel "Walk Two Moons." Students create postcards from Chanhassen to Sal. Completing this assignment gives students an opportunity to “walk in the moccasins” of the characters
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This three day Dr. Seuss unit challenges secondary students to find the political relevance in five of Dr. Seuss's classic stories and encourages students to recognize children's books as capable of social change. Purchase and you will
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This game-based approach to reviewing literary devices will leave your students searching for metaphors in their favorite songs and recognizing personification when listening to the radio. This download includes step-by-step instructions and tips
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This set of 26 ABC flashcards is in .pdf form and contains a card for every letter of the alphabet. All images are hand-drawn by me. Please respect the time that I put into these pieces by honoring the copyright agreement and not sharing these files
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If you teach writing, you know that having students peer review each other's essays is generally a wasted effort, as they simply write "Good job" or put a smiley face and a few added commas. This lesson plan uses Google Docs to keep students on task
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12 unique, cute and punny superhero bookmarks hand-drawn by me. Downloads come in .pdf form. 3 bookmarks print on one page. Student certificates of achievement with these superhero images can be found at the following
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This product comes with 5 downloadable Alice in Wonderland bookmarks in .pdf form, each with a unique piece of clip-art, hand-drawn by me. Please respect the time and energy that went into the creation of this product by adhering to its copyright.
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This digital download includes 4 student affirmation certificates for "brainy," "courageous," and "kind" students as well as students who are demonstrating leadership. Each certificate is a quarter of a page in size. Please respect the copyright on
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These 10 Harry Potter bookmarks are available for digital download in .pdf form. All bookmarks include a piece of unique clip art drawn by me and are about 1/3 of a page in size. Print these on card stock. Please respect the copyright on this
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This lesson plan bundle includes three days of instruction on conversation and discussion skills. On day one, students complete written conversations. On this day, they learn how to use conversation stems and support any claims they make with
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This one week unit seeks to bring the body image conversation into the English classroom in a fun and creative way. Students will read and listen to several poems about body image, before writing their own, revising them through a series of
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This digital download includes 8 Wizard of Oz bookmarks in .PDF format. Each image (6 characters featured) is drawn by me. Please respect the copyright on this product by not claiming them as your own and remembering to refer other potential buyers
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This .pdf comes with 7 unique Easter cards, drawn and designed by me. 2 of these Easter cards celebrate this year's combination of Easter and April Fool's day, or "Easter Fools Day." Please respect the copyright on these images by not claiming them
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35 bookmarks with character clip art! 10 Harry Potter bookmarks, 5 Alice in Wonderland bookmarks, 12 Superhero bookmarks, 8 Wizard of Oz bookmarks All bookmarks include clip-art drawn by me. Please respect the copyright on this product by not
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These social media templates allow students to create modern, engaging character profiles for any book read in class. I choose the best character profile for each main character and hang these posters on our interactive bulletin board. As we read,
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Looking for the perfect way to celebrate May 4th? These four "May the 4th Be With You" cards are the perfect opportunity to bring Star Wars into your classroom on this holiday. This downloadable .pdf includes four different cards with four different
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Experience teaching and tutoring reading, writing, presenting and spelling.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Like all teachers, I take a variety of learning approaches, but I especially love game-based and project-based learning to keep kids competitive and motivated and learning authentic and applicable.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Iowa State University, B.A. in English, certification to teach Language Arts grades 6-12; Reading endorsed.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Wife, mommy, avid reader, writer and traveler

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