Jessica Boland

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This game was created to help my 9th grade Literature and Composition class review for the Georgia Milestones Assessment. It is mostly literary terms that 9-10th graders should know. Everything is hyperlinked to take you from one slide to the next.
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This PowerPoint reviews basic narrative and poetry terms and gives examples using Casey at the Bat.
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The PowerPoint is used to show students the distinguishing factors between these four genres.
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This assignment was created for my 9th grade Literature and Composition class when we read the play Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. The assignment breaks down how the journal will be graded. It gives students a list of topics for students
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This is the PowerPoint that I use to teach the Writing Process to my students. It breaks down each step of the process. It is very simple. I also used this when I taught Cornell Notes. This was the PowerPoint that they took their first notes on.
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This PowerPoint can be used to introduce students to good presentation skills when delivering a speech in front of class.
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This presentation was created when I was introducing my students to research papers. It explains the process students should take in order to research a given topic.
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This PowerPoint details how to use the Notecard Strategy when taking notes for an essay. I created this to teach my students how to take notes during a research project.
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This PowerPoint is used to give a mini-lesson on Inference. The presentation includes a bellringer where students must look at a picture and decide who they think lives there based on the details and Accountable Talk questions on the last slide.
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This PowerPoint was created to explain the differences and relationship between Arguments, Persuasive Writing, and Propaganda. It was used as an introduction while studying wartime literature and war bonds.
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This PowerPoint gives students an overview of 13 character traits that literary heroes are expected to have. It also defines hero archetypes.
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This is a quick mini-lesson about using semicolons to combine sentences.
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This PPT gives rules for quotes, 4 ways to incorporate quotes, and signal phrases. This does not cover punctuation of quotes.
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While my 9th graders were reading through Romeo and Juliet, some struggled with the language (as many do with Shakespeare). So, to help them put it in their own terms, my class participated in re-writing the famous balcony scene from the play Romeo
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This activity is a fun way to help students brainstorm and develop narrative writing skills. Students create a trading card for a Protagonist, Antagonist, Setting, and Basic Plot line (4 cards total). It is a fun way to teach writing skills.
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This document is a detailed study guide for the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. The document include vocabulary and question for each of the 31 chapters. It also includes three writing assignments that are meant to be extended response
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My students were struggling with context clues, so I came up with this PPT as a Mini-lesson on Context Clues including example sentence.
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This zip file includes the following PowerPoints: 1. Body Paragraphs 2. Conclusions 3. Counterclaims 4. Introductions and Claims 5. The Writing Process These PowerPoint are geared more towards argumentative writing but could easily
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This presentation was created for my class when I was absent one day. We were discussing Narratives and gearing up for their EOCT. The slides are narrated which can be muted or deleted if necessary. The slides are timed with the narrations and some
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This is a project activity choice board that was created for my 9th grade Literature and Composition class. It is broken down by Learning Styles. The activities were planned to fit into the Analyzing, Evaluating, and Creating portions of Bloom's
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1 Year of Teaching in high school 2 Years tutoring during college

MY TEACHING STYLE

I tend to be (try to be) very creative with the way that I teach. I like to do projects and a lot of group/class activities. I focus a lot on the writing process.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA English Writing MAT Secondary English Education

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I have been writing since I was in the 5th grade. It is a passion that has lasted my entire life. My husband and I both love reading. I have three kids who share my love of reading. I love teaching kids how to become better writers. I am a teacher by day and a writer by night.

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