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Students will read the poem, "Invictus" and answer questions that ask them to analyze the poem. This activity is a great cooperative learning activity. I like to have my students break into groups to work through the questions, then we share out our
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Cooperative Learning
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3.7
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By Literacy Talk
This novel test includes 50 true and false statements about the entire novel, Anthem by Ayn Rand. A number of the questions require the students to make complex inferences about the text.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Novel Study
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
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By Literacy Talk
This document includes 12 open-ended responses for the novel Anthem by Ayn Rand. Each open-ended responses requires the students to analyze the text to develop a thorough response.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Novel Study
$1.50
4 ratings
3.5
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By Literacy Talk
This assignment has multiple steps. The students will read two articles that help define the characteristics of dystopia fiction. The students will isolate key ideas in these articles. The students will apply these notes to different dystopian
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers, Literature Circles
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By Literacy Talk
This document includes two analytical prompts for students to answer after reading Act 2 of the Crucible. This activity would serve as a great assessment for Act 2 of the Crucible.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
11th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Novel Study
$0.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Literacy Talk
Students will read the poem, "Poison Tree" and answer questions that ask them to analyze the poem. This activity is a great cooperative learning activity. I like to have my students break into groups to work through the questions, then we share
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Cooperative Learning
$0.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Literacy Talk
For Acts 1 and 2, the students will analyze teacher-selected quotes from the play, the Crucible. For Acts 3 and 4, the students will select their own quotes based on a prompt. For all acts, the students are required to analyze the quotes: What is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
11th
Types:
Assessment, Novel Study
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Literacy Talk
This activity asks students to conduct a Internet scavenger hunt as an introduction activity to the novel 1984 by George Orwell.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Novel Study, Internet Activities, Homework
$1.00
1 rating
3.2
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By Literacy Talk
This document provides a list of the top 100 SAT words that students need to study. Also, the list contains a word chart with definitions that can be cut to create a word sort for various review activities. The last page of this document provides
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Cooperative Learning
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Literacy Talk
This assignment includes 20 excerpts from various songs that represent multiple music genres. The students are asked to identify and explained the illustrated figurative language device. KEY provided.
Subjects:
Literature, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Homework
$2.00
2 ratings
3.8
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By Literacy Talk
In this project, students are asked to select a song and analyze the writer's use of figurative language. The guide provides clear directions and example responses. Quick Note: My students really enjoyed this project because they were able to
Subjects:
Writing, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Homework
$1.00
4 ratings
3.9
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By Literacy Talk
This organizer will help your students track their strengths and weaknesses in the area of craft and conventions. I used the Six Traits of Writing to develop this organizer. I advise you use the Six Traits of Writing rubrics to assess your
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Graphic Organizers
$0.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Literacy Talk
This test assesses chapters 1-7 of the novella, Anthem. The test contains 50 test items divided into 4 sections: matching, timelines, multiple-choice, and quote finding. When giving this assessment, I allow students to use the book as a resource.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Novel Study
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Literacy Talk
A fun and engage way to learn important tone words. Use these word cards to reinforce 48 important tone words. The first page gives a list of word sort activities that students can complete independently or in small groups to reinforce their
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Flash Cards, Word Walls, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4, L.6.5c, L.7.5c, L.8.5c, L.9-10.5b, L.11-12.5b
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Literacy Talk
This project guide provides the students with 5 complex questions to guide their reading of Ayn Rand's novella, Anthem. The guide contains the assignment expectations, a note-taking grading rubric, an assignment bookmark, and note-taking
Subjects:
Literature, Writing-Essays, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers, Literature Circles
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Literacy Talk
This guide helps student develop an analytical essay. The students are asked to analyze the integrity or lack of integrity of a character in the Crucible. Students may also choose the option to analyze a character who begins the play with little
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
11th
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Novel Study
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Literacy Talk
The commentary verb list has truly helped my students improve their analytical writing skills. Many times students struggle with moving from writing a summary of the story to analyzing the story. These words force their mind to explore the "why"
Subjects:
Literature, Writing-Essays, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Interactive Notebooks
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By Literacy Talk
Students are asked to explore the poem of Annabel Lee to make inferences about the "rest of the story." Students will use these inferences and creative thinking to develop a story about Annabel Lee and her lover--a story that fills in the missing
Subjects:
Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects
CCSS:
W.6.3, W.7.3, W.8.3, W.9-10.3, W.11-12.3
$0.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By Literacy Talk
Give students these cards to record their notes as they read a book or view a movie that exemplifies the hero quest story structure. This document includes all the stages of the hero quest story structure with guiding questions listed for each
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Novel Study, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
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Students can use them organizer to track and analyze their open-ended responses. This tool really helped my students review and note how well they were doing on their open-ended responses.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
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I have served as a secondary ELA teacher, ELA Instructional Specialist, and campus administrator.

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My goal is to push people's thinking about themselves and how their knowledge and experiences relate to the content being presented. With this, I elect to use strategies that strengthen people's metacognition, discourse, and collaboration.

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B.A. and M.Ed.

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