Jon Kern

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United States - Florida - Jacksonville
Jon Kern
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Romans 12: 6-7 6 We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith; 7 if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach;
 
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There are four sheet included in this packet. One for questioning. One for summarizing. One for visualizing. And, one for connecting. Suggested use would be to assign one sheet per week. Students are responsible for reading a book of their choosing
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Excerpt from Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s “Day of Infamy” Speech (announcing Pearl Harbor attack) This close reading assignment uses a famous speech in history to provide a challenging text for readers to practice the skills and strategies of
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This is a graphic organizer to use while practicing reading comprehension skills. This is one of the sheets available in the product called “Effective Habits of a College Ready Reader ($4.95)” which includes the following Before, During and After
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Excerpt from John F. Kennedy’s Speech Announcing the Death of Martin Luther King, Jr. This close reading assignment uses a famous speech in history to provide a challenging text for readers to practice the skills and strategies of reading. It can be
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Excerpt from General Douglas MacArthur, May 1962, to the cadets at West Point: “Duty, Honor, Country” This close reading assignment uses a famous speech in history to provide a challenging text for readers to practice the skills and strategies of
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Excerpt from President Lyndon B. Johnson’s “We Shall Overcome” Speech (March 1965) This close reading assignment uses a famous speech in history to provide a challenging text for readers to practice the skills and strategies of reading. It can be
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This is a graphic organizer to use while practicing reading comprehension skills. This is one of the sheets available in the product called “Effective Habits of a College Ready Reader ($4.95)” which includes the following Before, During and After
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Excerpt from Barbara Charline Jordan’s Keynote Address at the 1976 Democratic National Convention This close reading assignment uses a famous speech in history to provide a challenging text for readers to practice the skills and strategies of
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This activity sheet acts as a graphic organize to help students compose ideas for remembering the meanings of vocabulary words. They must be creative enough to come up with literal ways or "outside of the box" ways to remember the meanings of
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Students read chapter 14 of Tarzan of the Apes and then answer seven multiple choice questions (two of them are two part questions). The questions cover Anchor Standards 1-7 (RL).Great Common Core style standardized test practice material. The text
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Students enrolled in intensive reading or those who are low readers can often benefit simply from the act of reading out loud to increase their fluency. This product includes 12 separate short excerpts (between 250-300 words each) from the Wizard of
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This is a graphic organizer to use while practicing reading comprehension skills. This is one of the sheets available in the product called “Effective Habits of a College Ready Reader ($4.95)” which includes the following Before, During and After
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Excerpt from Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream Speech” This close reading assignment uses a famous speech in history to provide a challenging text for readers to practice the skills and strategies of reading. It can be used for homework or
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This graphic organizer provides a "different look and feel" for vocabulary review. In it, the students will include at least eight vocabulary words. They will add words/ synonyms that remind them of each vocabulary word. They will also create
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The Superhero Reading Strategy and Skill Sheets utilize the popularity of some of America’s favorite comic book superheroes and require your students to practice using reading skills and strategies in order to look at their independent reading more
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This sheet includes close reading activities for students to help them practice their comprehension and higher order thinking skills. The sheet can be used as a handout for whole group or in small groups. It can be used for a book that is being
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This sheet includes close reading activities for students to help them practice their comprehension and higher order thinking skills. The sheet can be used as a handout for whole group or in small groups. It can be used for a book that is being
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This packet includes 12 strategy activity sheets for use with reading comprehension skills. Included are Before, During and After activities such as: Semantic Feature Analysis: Activate Background Knowledge, Recognize Important Details, Draw
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This sheet provides a Cornell Notes style arrangement for students to question, clarify, summarize, predict, infer and visualize while they read independently. It also asks the student to focus on how the characters, setting and plot develop the
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught language arts and intensive reading at the middle school level in Jacksonville, Florida since 1997.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe in a very structured atmosphere with enough rigor and relevance to make it seem worth the students' while. :-)

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Three time teacher of the year at three different schools. Two time top-five finalist for Duval County Teacher of the Year. Milken Family Foundation Award Winner for the state of Florida.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor's degree from the University of North Florida

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Former United States Marine and Persian Gulf War Veteran

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