Julie Faulkner

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This task card set of real-world grammar mistakes is an excellent modern and engaging activity for bell ringers, grammar practice, review or just for fun! Allow students to take ownership of their learning and make connections to the world around
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Summarizing is one of the most important skills for reading comprehension. Use this teaching pack for fiction, nonfiction, and even poetry! Whether students are taking the ACT, EOC, or reading stimuli for state writing tests, they must be able to
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The objective of this best-selling Focusing In: Close Reading & Annotating Reading Skills Lesson Pack teaching pack is to foster students' beginning or basic understanding of how to close read and annotate a text. My belief is that if we want
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This mini lesson on the dangers of energy drinks is the perfect ready-to-go lesson to practice close reading skills and comprehension! With eight specific common core text-based questions, your students will be engaged, informed, and ready to
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If using textual evidence is new to your students, or if you just want an easier method to remember or some practice, this pack would be perfect. Teaching students to effectively use textual evidence is crucial for all subjects in common core, and
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Persuasive or Rhetorical Appeals are the building blocks for persuasive or argumentative writing. This teaching pack is designed introduce middle-high school students to the terms ethos, pathos, and logos. Student Experience: Students will step
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This low prep unit for Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is the perfect standards-based resource just in time for Halloween. Your middle and high school students explore the legend through a careful process of close reading and
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Want to raise test scores? Need to give your students more formal practice for standardized testing? Measure your students' growth and practice for standardized tests each week all semester long! I've even had my students tell me their ACT scores
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This Composing the Right Shot for Beginning Photographers Teaching Pack is designed specifically for your yearbook or journalism students. The tips and pictures were chosen for situations and scenarios that students in a yearbook or journalism
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Add rigor to your movie viewing experience with this The Giver: Movie Viewing Guide. This pack of activities is an excellent way to challenge and engage your students as you view the 2014 The Giver movie. From a quick six-question guide to an
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Add rigor to your movie study with this The Great Gatsby Movie Viewing Guide! The activities included could be used with your study of the novel or movie, but they are not novel to film comparisons. This pack works with the 1974 or 2013 version of
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Bible Charades for Kids 36 Easy Prep, Fun Games for Church, Sunday School, Awanas, Bible Study, Vacation Bible School Have a few extra minutes in class? Hosting a summer camp or lock-in? The possibilities are endless with these Cut and Go Bible
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Teach, review, and assess the key terms - drama, stage directions, aside, soliloquy, monologue, and dialogue - with this creative and thorough teaching pack! It provides: - foldable instructions or sketch notes for note-taking - PPT lecture with
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In this quick mini lesson perfect for Thanksgiving, students will be digging into a variety of informational texts (charts, graphs, and opinion pieces) while reflecting on their own beliefs and values during the holiday season!The encroachment of
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Excellent back to school interview project idea for journalism, newspaper, or yearbook classes! This is the world's smallest interview with the most bang for your buck! It is only one question long, but it could be the most powerful thing you do
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Rhetorical appeals are the building blocks for persuasive and argumentative writing. This no prep set of Persuasive or Rhetorical Appeals Speech Excerpts Task Cards is great practice for identifying and explaining the appeals ethos, pathos, and
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Teaching and covering all the grammar standards can be very overwhelming and may even seem impossible. Once I started implementing this daily grammar program with 10 minutes a day of daily language bell ringers, worksheets, and quizzes in a
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Get ready for standardized writing assessments and improve your students' writing a little at a time week over week! Excellent, challenging prompts for high school level! Updated 1/2017 What is a text-based prompt? Text-based prompts require
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No more "boring" lectures on MLA! With this teaching pack, you get a variety of ways to present and practice MLA formatting. 8th Edition Updated 2016 This resource is included in my Writing Curriculum. Included here: -Researchers’ Guide for
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Inevitably, your students come to class distracted – thinking about emails and texts they have to answer, tasks they have to complete, friend issues, and the game after school. If you want your group’s full attention, one great idea is to start
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Welcome to my store! Here you will find creative, practical, classroom-tested resources for ELA, Yearbook, Kids 4 Christ & more! This is my 12th year teaching English and 8th year with journalism. I have experience at the middle school, high school, and college level. Rural and suburban. Regular, honors, and inclusion. I also teach Prek-k in Children's Church and have taught K-2 in Awanas!! To me, my job is about teaching students to see, make, and appreciate real-world connections. The world around them is full of opportunity, and I want them to notice that and seize it. In addition to all this... I have worked as a common core ELA training specialist. My store is geared directly to helping teachers integrate creative, standards-based teaching in their classrooms smoothly and effectively. Most everything, as well, has been tested in my classroom with a variety of students, so I am confident that these products work!


Engaging, student-centered, collaborative, hands-on, critical thinking. I believe all my products are user friendly, keeping the student and teacher in mind. Fun, innovative, standards-driven secondary English teacher


-Photography is my hobby - and my passion. I have earned several awards for my photography. You will see my original photography throughout my store jazzing up my product covers!
-I am also VERY proud for my yearbook staff who has been awarded with an Honorable Mention from Jostens in the Creative Spreads category in 2010. We have also been featured in Jostens Lookbook twice for creative covers and spreads.
-I enjoying presenting at conferences and workshops and have been a presenter at several international and national conferences including the IRA, NMSA, and TpT. I also have several articles in various publications including The English Journal.
-I had the personal honor of being 2013 PCHS Teacher of the Year.
-In 2013, I submitted my Antiques Show and Tell Project to The History Channel's Teacher Ideas Magazine and won a cash prize and a spot in the magazine!


Secondary Ed Masters in English Ed.S.


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