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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By Jon Kern
This activity requires students to use spelling rules and knowledge to fill in missing letters in words related to "love" (such as trust, eternal, sacrifice, admire, etc.). Students can find the words in the word search to check their spelling.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Handouts
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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
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Homework, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10
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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
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Homework, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10
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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
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Homework, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10
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By Jon Kern
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
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
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This worksheet requires students to follow a close reading sequence of activities (read, question, visualize, summarize) for Robert Burn's poem "A Red, Red Rose."
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2
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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
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Homework, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10
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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
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Printables
CCSS:
L.5.6, L.6.6, L.7.6, L.8.6
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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
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Homework
CCSS:
RF.5.4, RF.5.4a, RF.5.4b, RF.5.4c
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By Jon Kern
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
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.10
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By Jon Kern
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
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Homework, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10
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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
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1, RL.9-10.1
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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
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Homework, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10
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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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Test Prep, Handouts, Homework
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.6, RL.7.7, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4...
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By Jon Kern
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
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2...
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By Jon Kern
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
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1
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By Jon Kern
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
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1
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By Jon Kern
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
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.6.9, RL.7.9, RL.8.9, RL.9-10.9, RL.11-12.9, CCRA.R.1
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These Superhero Reading Homework and Activity Sheets are created from the logos that resemble your students' favorite superheros. Each sheet focuses on a reading skill and provides a graphic organizer that is designed from the superhero logo. The
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Homework, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.3
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By Jon Kern
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
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10
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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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