Keith Geswein

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This resource includes high-interest paired texts about two of the biggest stars in basketball history -- LeBron James and Michael Jordan. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two
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This resource includes high-interest paired texts about two of the biggest stars in football -- Julio Jones and Tom Brady. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts. Contents: → 2
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This resource includes high-interest paired texts about two of the most famous players in basketball history -- Stephen Curry and Kobe Bryant. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two
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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 high-interest paired texts cover two snowboarding superstars who competed in South Korea in 2018 -- Chloe Kim
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This resource includes high-interest paired texts about 10 of the world's most famous athletes and 2 famous coaches. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts. This bundle contains:→
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These high-interest paired texts cover two of the biggest stars in football -- Carson Wentz of the Philadelphia Eagles and Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots. Contents: → 2 Nonfiction Articles → 1 Quiz → 1 Writing Prompt → 1 Answer
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This resource includes paired texts about two of the most famous gymnasts in USA history -- Gabby Douglas and Shawn Johnson. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts. Contents: → 6
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This resource includes high-interest paired texts about two of the biggest stars in football -- Dak Prescott and Odell Beckham Jr. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two
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This resource includes paired texts about two of the most famous athletes in Olympic history -- Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts. Contents: →
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This resource includes paired texts about two famous baseball players -- Kris Bryant and David Ortiz. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts. Contents: → 6 Nonfiction Articles → 3
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Passages are written on a 3rd-4th grade reading level. These reading activities include high-interest paired passages about two of the best football players in the world right now -- Dak Prescott and Odell Beckham Jr. The passages are in Google
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This resource contains high-interest paired texts about 12 of the world's most famous athletes. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts. This bundle includes: → 28 Nonfiction
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This resource includes paired texts about two famous USA soccer players -- Mia Hamm and Carli Lloyd. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts. Contents: → 6 Nonfiction Articles → 3
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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 paired texts cover two famous baseball players who competed in the 2017 World Series -- Yasiel Puig of the
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This resource includes paired texts about two of the most famous players in baseball history -- Mike Trout and Derek Jeter. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts. Contents: → 6
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This resource includes high-interest paired texts about two of the most famous coaches in the history of college basketball -- Mike Krzyzewski and Roy Williams. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and
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This resource includes high-interest paired texts about two famous basketball players -- Kyrie Irving and Kawhi Leonard. These passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts. Contents: → 2
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This file includes an informational text about baseball hero Jackie Robinson and a novel study for a book about Robinson. Save money by purchasing these resources together and help your students gain a deeper understanding about Robinson's
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This resource includes high-interest paired texts about famous Texas athletes. These paired passages will help your students learn how to analyze similarities and differences between two texts.The passages are about athletes who have played for the
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Passages are written on a 3rd-4th grade reading level. These reading activities include high-interest paired passages about two of the best football players in the world right now -- Julio Jones and Tom Brady. The passages are in Google Slides.
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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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