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***Passages are written on a 1st-2nd grade reading level.*** These nonfiction passages are a great way to get your students used to analyzing similarities and differences between two texts. These high-interest paired texts cover two of the most
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***Passages are written on a 1st-2nd grade reading level.*** These nonfiction passages are a great way to get your students used to analyzing similarities and differences between two texts. These high-interest paired texts cover two of the most
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These informational texts are a great way to get your students used to analyzing similarities and differences between two texts. ***THESE PASSAGES ARE ALSO WRITTEN ON A HIGHER LEVEL SO YOU CAN DIFFERENTIATE TO MEET ALL YOUR STUDENTS' NEEDS!***
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***Passages are written on a 1st-2nd grade reading level.*** These nonfiction passages are a great way to get your students used to analyzing similarities and differences between two texts. These high-interest paired texts cover two of the most
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All paired texts in this bundle are written on a 1st-2nd grade reading level. These high-interest paired texts cover 10 of the world's most famous athletes, and 2 famous coaches. Please click the links to see which athletes are featured in the
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These informational texts are a great way to get your students used to analyzing similarities and differences between two texts. These passages are also written on a higher reading level so you can differentiate! Football Paired Texts: Dak
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These high-interest informational texts are a great way to help your students analyze similarities and differences between two texts. These passages are also written on higher grade levels so you can differentiate to meet all your students' needs!
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These high-interest informational texts are a great way to help your students analyze similarities and differences between two texts. ***These passages are also written on higher grade levels so you can differentiate to meet all your students'
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These high-interest informational texts are a great way to help your students analyze similarities and differences between two texts. These passages are also written on higher grade levels so you can differentiate to meet all your students'
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These high-interest informational texts are a great way to help your students analyze similarities and differences between two texts. These passages are also written on a higher reading level so you can differentiate! Paired Texts: Mia Hamm and
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***Passages are written on a 1st-2nd grade reading level.*** These nonfiction passages are a great way to get your students used to analyzing similarities and differences between two texts. These passages are also written on higher grade levels so
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All paired texts in this bundle are written on a 1st-2nd grade reading level. These high-interest paired texts cover 12 of the world's most famous athletes. Please click the links to see which athletes are featured in the sets for football,
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This file includes three sets of paired texts about basketball stars Michael Jordan and LeBron James. It also includes 44 task cards for the book "Just Like Mike," which is about a boy who is named Michael Jordan. This boy feels bad because he is
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This file contains a free informational text about one of the most inspirational teams in sports history! Texas Western was the first college basketball team to win a championship while starting 5 players who were all black. They beat a
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These nonfiction passages are a great way to get your students used to analyzing similarities and differences between two texts. You may also be interested in other sets of paired texts I've written about football players! Football Paired Texts:
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These FREE nonfiction passages are a great way to get your students used to analyzing similarities and differences between two texts. You may also be interested in other sets of paired texts I've written about basketball players! Basketball
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These informational texts are a great way to get your students used to analyzing similarities and differences between two texts. These passages are also written on a higher reading level so you can differentiate! Paired Texts: Kyrie Irving and
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught for 14 years. I have worked with students in Texas, China, and Florida. I love helping students become lifelong readers. Before teaching, I worked for three years as a sports reporter for a central-Indiana newspaper. I also worked for two years writing articles about athletes for my college's PR office. My experience in journalism and teaching gives me a unique ability to write quality, engaging nonfiction passages about famous athletes. I can also design rigorous, standards-based activities to go with them. I've also been a huge sports fan my whole life!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love teaching my students using hands-on literature, group collaboration, and hands-on projects. Kids need to experience what they learn. They also need to be given chances to fail, then succeed during a lesson. Students need to be able to work with each other to achieve a goal. I often have my students work in groups to discuss books, how to improve writing, different ways to solve math problems, and how to complete hands-on projects in science.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I was chosen to attend the 2013 Mickelson-ExxonMobil Teacher Academy in Jersey City, NJ, in July 2013.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from Providence High School (Clarksville, IN) in 1997. I graduated with a B.A. in Journalism from Franklin College (Indiana) in 2001. I completed all the required courses and exams to earn my Texas Teacher Certification in 2002.

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Questions? Feel free to email me at keithgeswein@keithgeswein.com. You can also check out my blog or connect with me on Facebook for ELA teaching ideas!

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