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"Happy is the home with at least one cat. - Italian proverb".
 
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These are materials to quiz and test students' comprehension of Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief. I've included seven quizzes, a test review sheet, a Jeopardy review game, a final 100 point test.
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The sample says it all. My kids enjoy the clips during and comprehend characterization after the presentation.
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The sample says it all. My kids enjoy the presentation and learn irony too! To preview
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This is a straightforward PowerPoint that explains then demonstrates how to cite quotes and paraphrases in essays, using many demonstration quotes from A Raisin in the Sun. Also in the powerpoint are basics about quoting versus italicizing titles
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Students will write five pretend entries that include pretend in text (parenthetical) citation from different sources and then create a fake works cited for their pretend research. Kids really get into this AND LEARN MLA citation!
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This test/quiz can be used to assess students' familiarity of the attributes of Greek and Roman Gods and Goddesses. Can be used when teaching the Illiad and the Odyssey.
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ALL PROCEEDS GO TO HELPING MY BROTHER FUND HIS COLLEGE EDUCATION at VCU. Please help me help him . . . and you. These are tried and true favorites that can be adapted for ALL ages. My students often groan about Day 1 "fun" activities, but on Day 2
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When the students are squirmy and you need something just before Thanksgiving break that will hold their attention, keep them entertained, teach them some holiday fun facts, and review some vocabulary words, literary terms (puns, idioms), and basic
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Included with the worksheets,these Word documents also include a "typical" sappy sonnet that employs Petrarchan conceits ("My love's hair is beaten gold," etc). I have students read that poem and illustrate what the woman in the poem would
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This download includes six file folders: Heroes Material/General Activities (including video questions for the History Channel's Clash of the Gods & A&E Biography of Hercules); Heroes Test & Review Material (including a Jeopardy game); Perseus,
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You will receive a link to a Prezi PowerPoint Lesson that covers Edith Hamilton’s Mythology Chapter, “Eight Brief Love Myths” in a visually stimulating way. I’ve spent a number of hours adding maps, art, video, poetry, etc. that all connect to
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This powerpoint follows Chapter four of Edith Hamilton's Mythology text, "The Earlies Heroes". It's vivid graphics holds students' attention!
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Fun project for students of mythology or for students who have studied the Odyssey. Students in my class have done a great job of displaying their knowledge of the epic poem's content while expressing their creativity.
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This powerpoint adds a spoonful of sugar to make the bard go down students' gullets more easily. Pop culture allusions keep their attention, but the content is all there. This introduces sonnets as a genre, sonnet form and structure, rhythm, rhyme
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Very simply, this is a detailed list of names/places students should know when studying the Odyssey.
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Save yourself time and effort by using these 30+ quizzes and tests. Covering material found in Edith Hamilton's Mythology,they have been created over the years for high school students but could work for middle school students as well. Answer keys
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SAVE YOURSELF TIME GRADING ESSAYS! This easy-to-follow document gives you and your students abbreviations for common middle and high school student essay errors. Instead of writing novels on your students' essays, simply give them this sheet of
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This is one page activity. Students read a variety of fun clichés on different topics. They must then write nine of their own on other provided topics (man, cats, air). Last, they must choose three of the clichés to define. Thanks for looking!
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am in my tenth year teaching high school English.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Work from bell to bell. Raise the bar and watch them jump over it.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I earned a perfect Praxis subject area score and a certificate of Excellent from Praxis.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in Literature and Language from the University of Virginia.

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