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Jodie Laing

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United States - Washington - Lynnwood
Jodie Laing
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By Jodie Laing
This is designed for middle school students to share a book they have read with the class. The direction sheet is a simple list of what students need to include in their book talk and steps to complete it. I use the rubric to evaluate students as
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Rubrics, Handouts, Novel Study
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By Jodie Laing
I created this checklist to be able to easily keep track of where each of my middle school students are in meeting the new ELA Common Core Standards. On this spreadsheet is a separate sheet for each grade, 6th through 8th. You can type or hand write
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Assessment, Excel Spreadsheets, Classroom Forms
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By Jodie Laing
This is a simple direction sheet and scoring guide for students to follow to create their own poetry anthology. The anthology asks them to include both poems from known poets as well as a few of their own. They also have to research and write a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Rubrics, Handouts
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By Jodie Laing
This is a simple 2-page handout intended for middle school students. I use it to support students independent reading and for me to see what they know about the elements of literature. I will post the book reviews in the classroom as a resource
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
8th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Handouts, Novel Study, Printables
FREE
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By Jodie Laing
This is a simple handout that requires students to show a little of what they are thinking while doing independent reading. I use this after I have spent time teaching the strategies on this handout. I usually give students several days to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught middle school language arts and social studies for over 10 years at both public and private schools. I also taught middle school science for 3 years. I currently teach a multi-age middle school class language arts and social studies, as well as current events and computers. I'm also our K-8 principal.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I earned my BA in History and English at the University of Washington, where I also completed my Masters in Teaching in Secondary Education there.

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