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Back to School Bingo Back to school activity for older students! Use these eight original Bingo cards as a group ice-breaker for middle or high s...
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Figurative Language Trading Cards for multiple uses in your classroom. Figurative language is much easier to learn when you use visuals. These ca...
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Winter Animals and Snowman Flip Book Writing Activity. A snowman, bear, and penguin with flip books on their bellies make a fun writing activity...
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This Figurative Language Matching Card Game can be used in multiple ways in your classroom. You can use it as a Concentration style game, or use ...
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Idiom Matching Cards. Make Idioms fun by playing games with this set of 34 sets of cards. Each set has an illustrated idiom card and a definition...
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Candy Award Certificates for the end of the year or end of the quarter for middle and high school students. 25 different awards that each go with...
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This huge collection of 95 individual images of each of the common Dolch nouns is for personal and commercial use. The uses for these cute image...
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These 29 Halloween black and white line drawing images by Brennyn Carmen are in .gif format with transparent backgrounds. You can size the images...
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Full color Halloween clip art for your personal, classroom, or educational product use. Includes 31 images of ghosts, witches, monsters, pumpkins...
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Three full-color Halloween handouts for Pre-K, Kindergarten, First and Second Grades including rhymes, picture matching and Halloween word/pictur...
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Figurative Language Power Point 2. This power point gives definitions of seven different types of figurative language and three illustrated examp...
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These 13 eye-popping borders come in 2 styles and a variety of colors, including a colorless, transparent option, for numerous classroom uses. Ea...
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Rewriting / Revision Hands-on Activity. This exercise illustrates to students exactly why revision and rewriting is a necessary part of the writi...
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Ask your students to give anonymous words of praise. Pass out a list of five or so students and these cute animal tags to each student and have t...
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Use this fun mix and match sentence game when you have a few extra minutes in class. This game is a great way to let your students get talking ab...
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Valentine Limerick Fun. These "Mad-Lib" style Valentine poems are a fun activity for your class, and also reinforce learning parts of speech and ...
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Halloween tags add a little festive flair to your classroom treats. Use for many purposes! Included are tags to tie or stick on, and also fold-ov...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught: Composition, Humanities, and Creative Writing, Literature and English. I have worked as a developer and writer of K-6 Curriculum.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Hands-on

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A. in English M.A. in English

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Before I became a teacher, I spent twenty years as a freelance writer and editor, primarily for middle-grade readers. I am the author of a few dozen how-to children's books, young adult novels and many magazine articles. I used to write K-6 curriculum-based quizzes for a publishing company. I currently teach first-year college students. visit my blog at: http://compositionclassroom.blogspot.com