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By Laura Torres
MLA Format - In Text Citations, Flow Chart, Rules, and Power Point Presentation. This MLA guide explains the rules for in-text citations for articles as sources. It contains this 15-slide Power Point:MLA Format in-text Citations Power PointIt also
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Handouts
CCSS:
W.7.6, W.7.8, W.8.8, W.9-10.8, W.11-12.8
$2.00
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3.9
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By Laura Torres
Topic Sentences Power Point Presentation - Instruction, Examples, and Exercises This Power Point presentation will help you teach your students everything they need to know about topic sentences. It is complete with instructions, examples for each
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
39 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Torres
Commas Power Point. This 42-slide Power Point has the 13 basic comma rules with clear examples and practice exercises for older students' review. The ice cream theme is fun and engaging for students. Corresponding handout / worksheet to this Comma
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
CCSS:
L.5.2, L.6.2, L.6.2a, L.7.2, L.7.2a, L.8.2, L.8.2a, L.9-10.2
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40 ratings
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By Laura Torres
Subject-verb agreement Power Point. This subject verb agreement presentation will engage middle and high school students with its interesting fact-based sample sentences and photo illustrations. It has all the basics to master or review subject-verb
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.6.3, L.7.3, L.8.3
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28 ratings
3.9
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By Laura Torres
Apostrophes Power Point. This Power Point reviews all the apostrophe rules with examples and ends with an exercise to check for understanding. This product is part of a money-saving pack bundled with 20 other great grammar and punctuation
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.5.2, L.6.2, L.7.2, L.8.2, L.9-10.2
$3.00
19 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Torres
Sentence fragment Power Point presentation. Explain sentence fragments to your students with this engaging Power Point, featuring fascinating facts about carrots. Presentation includes explanation, examples and a practice exercise with answer
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.6.3, L.7.3, L.8.3, L.9-10.1
$2.00
25 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Torres
Semicolons Power Point Presentation. Take the mystery out of this commonly misused punctuation mark. Semicolon usage is clearly explained in this Power Point with explanations, examples, and quizzes. This product is part of a money-saving pack
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.6.2, L.7.2, L.8.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2a
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18 ratings
3.9
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By Laura Torres
Idioms Power Point Presentation. Teach your students idioms with this power point presentation. It has clear explanations and examples, and practice defining idioms. Great to spark interaction and discussion. This product is part of a money-saving
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.3.4, RL.4.4, RL.5.4, L.3.5, L.4.5, L.4.5b, L.5.5, L.5.5b
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21 ratings
4.0
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By Laura Torres
MLA Format - In-text Citations. This Power Point presentation goes through the basics of in-text citations for articles in a logical way with clear examples. This product will be updated as the Modern Language Association updates its guidelines.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
W.7.6, W.7.8, W.8.8, W.9-10.8, W.11-12.8
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4.0
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By Laura Torres
Passive voice and active voice are demystified in this Power Point presentation. Passive and active voice are clearly explained with examples and an exercise/quiz. This is a stand-alone product, or you can pair it with my worksheets and quizzes or
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.8.1, L.8.1b, L.8.3, L.8.3a
$3.00
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4.0
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By Laura Torres
Quotation marks and the corresponding punctuation can be tricky, especially when citations are involved. This Power Point is meant for older students who already know the basics, but need to review and add punctuation when citations and quoted
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.7.2, L.8.2, L.9-10.2, L.11-12.2
$3.00
5 ratings
4.0
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Figurative Language Power Point 2. This power point gives definitions of seven different types of figurative language and three illustrated examples of each. This is a stand-alone product, but the examples are the same as those in my Figurative
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, L.6.5, L.6.5a, L.7.5, L.7.5a, L.8.5, L.8.5a, L.9-10.5...
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By Laura Torres
Teaching participles, gerunds, and infinitives can be a challenge. Teach verbals with confidence with this complete Power Point presentation. The comprehensive instruction is divided into three sections for flexibility. 47 slides total. The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.8.1a
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Elements of Fiction Power Point Presentation. This Power Point Presentation explains the basic elements in fiction: plot, character, setting, point of view, conflict, symbols and theme. A great starting point for your short story or fiction
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
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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

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