Taught variety of high school English literature, SAT, and basic skills/reading courses, as well as middle school English language arts, resource skills lab, and creative writing. Former overseas ESL teacher. Reading skills taught included phonics and basic reading skills in classes or as tutor.
Focused upon providing thought-provoking, in-depth, practical content, integrated with useful skills. Enjoy interdisciplinary lessons or units, and sharing knowledge. Enjoyed debates and investigations.
Some writing awards. Often complimented for lesson plans, research, creativity, and writing skills. Shining teacher moment? My students were shining teacher moments, except when they were crazy students. Yes, there are some crazy students.
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I'm just uploading, when time, favorites of what seems useful, solid, and possibly great as I run through past lessons and materials. I'm currently working to put legislation before MA state voters for environmental health through Last Tree Laws, which accepts donations for the ballot measure. Free materials may be available there as posted. I've a new website, Beatty.fyi, on which I'll eventually post more materials.
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Grammar, Vocabulary, Specialty, Science, Biology, Environment, Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Health, African Studies, Education, Literature, Classroom Management, Professional Development, Instructional Technology, Short Stories, Writing, Child Care, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Poetry, Informational Text