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Resource Details:Color-coded 90-day fall semester calendar reveals detailed daily lesson plans which include daily objectives aligned to CCSS along with agendas for 50-60 min. classes.  Blank spring calendar included, so you can easily copy and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Multimedia, Prezis
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.2, CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.6, CCRA.W.10...
$120.00
1
Online Resource
Google Docs™
By LitwithLeo
16 days of lesson plans around the popular genres Dystopia and Horror.  Great any time, but perfect in the month of October right around Halloween.  Students will read informational texts about the genres, read 4 stories, 2 from each genre, and have
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Short Stories
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Prezis
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1, RI.11-12.1, W.11-12.3, W.11-12.3a, W.11-12.3b, W.11-12.3c, W.11-12.3d, W.11-12.3e, W.11-12.6
$15.00
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By LitwithLeo
Are you teaching Creative Writing or would you like to infuse your ELA course with Creative Writing options? These units will allow you to hit on standards that work for any ELA course while helping students develop their voice and style and dive
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Handouts
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.6, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.SL.1, CCRA.SL.2
$48.00
$43.20
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By LitwithLeo
This 4-6 day unit will get your students to write their personal narrative for their college essay. Although the prompts come from and can be used for the Common App, many can be easily manipulated for most college applications. Includes prezi,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Rubrics, Prezis
CCSS:
CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.6
$3.50
6
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By LitwithLeo
Whether you are just getting started with AP Literature or are looking to refresh your units, this bundle includes the traditional like Hamlet (see preview) to the contemporary like The Handmaid's Tale all while providing students with choice in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Prezis
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.5
$74.00
$64.00
Bundle
By LitwithLeo
This one-to-two day introduction to any ELA, Creative Writing, or AP Literature class goes beyond the boring procedure lecture students are stuck with in every other class the first week of school (but can really be used at anytime students need a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Multimedia, Prezis
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.5, RL.11-12.6, SL.11-12.1, SL.11-12.1d
$3.00
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By LitwithLeo
Are you looking to reinvigorate your poetry lessons? Each of these poetry lessons includes both a reading and writing experience for your students to enjoy. All are designed to be completed within two days, but there is plenty to extend each to a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Poetry
Grades:
11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Handouts, Multimedia
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5
$11.00
$8.00
2
Bundle
By LitwithLeo
Been looking for the perfect book to connect everything from Shakespeare to Mythology? The Alchemyst by Michael Scott is the perfect answer. This book is filled with mythological and historical allusions as well as poetic, literary, and dramatic
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4, SL.9-10.1, L.9-10.5
$10.00
1
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By LitwithLeo
If you have been wanting students to have a way to deepen their understanding of the work you have been doing in AP Literature, Language Arts, or any ELA course, here is a huge selection which are all scored using one rubric. Included is a list of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Multimedia, Rubrics
CCSS:
RL.11-12.2, RI.11-12.1, W.11-12.4, SL.11-12.4, L.11-12.4
$5.00
3
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By LitwithLeo
Have you wanted to utilize critical theory or “reading through a lens” but weren’t sure how to implement it in your class?  This 18-day lesson plan allows you to teach students about critical theory, but it also uses your students’ Lexile numbers to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Multimedia
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.10, RI.11-12.1, SL.11-12.1, SL.11-12.4
$20.00
Online Resource
Google Docs™
By LitwithLeo
“Recitatif” is one of only two published short stories by the novelist Toni Morrison. She is famous for novels like The Bluest Eye and Beloved which take on issues of segregation and slavery and the resulting racism that persists because of them. 
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Rubrics
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2
$2.00
Digital Download PDF (0.23 MB)
By LitwithLeo
This slideshow includes 8 poetry choices for students. The expectation is that they complete 4 of their choice over the course of the semester; however, this is something that you can update for your needs and purposes. Poem choices grow in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
CCRA.R.10, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.6, CCRA.L.1
$16.00
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By LitwithLeo
Let’s face it, being an ELA teacher means endless piles of editing and grading and little guidance as to how to score students’ most personal thoughts and reflections whether they are written or shared with the class.  Most of this work seems
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Rubrics
CCSS:
RI.11-12.1, W.11-12.3, SL.11-12.1a, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.SL.1
$4.95
$3.50
1
Bundle
By LitwithLeo
If you are reading a Dystopia like 1984, Brave New World, Fahrenheit 451, The Giver, or any others, this is a great introduction or conclusion to get students to understand the components of these books by examining "There Will Come Soft Rains" by
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Rubrics
CCSS:
W.11-12.3, W.11-12.3a, W.11-12.3b, W.11-12.3c, W.11-12.3d, W.11-12.3e, W.11-12.4, W.11-12.5, W.11-12.6, W.11-12.9
$2.00
1
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By LitwithLeo
Book Club is a great way for students to select readings of their own choice that have appeared on AP Literature essay prompts.  I like to do these activities on Fridays as it gives students something to look forward to each week, and it gives
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Rubrics, Prezis
CCSS:
RL.11-12.2, W.11-12.5, W.11-12.9
$9.00
Digital Download PDF (0.17 MB)
By LitwithLeo
This rubric is based on and aligned to CCSS Narrative Writing and Language. It clarifies the expectations for exposition, organization, style, resolution, and conventions for both the student and the teacher. Intended to be utilized in a drafting
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Rubrics
CCSS:
W.11-12.3, W.11-12.3a, W.11-12.3b, W.11-12.3c, W.11-12.3d, W.11-12.3e, W.11-12.4, W.11-12.5, L.11-12.1, L.11-12.2
$1.00
1
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By LitwithLeo
Are you looking to incorporate the high-interest text The Handmaid’s Tale into your curriculum?  This unit is designed for AP Literature but can be modified for ELA 11 or 12, and if you are a bit wary of requiring the possibly controversial book for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Rubrics, Prezis
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5
$25.00
1
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By LitwithLeo
Are you and your students stressing with the AP Literature test around the corner? This 5-Day review is perfect right before the test. It utilizes all of the work you have done throughout the class to help students realize how prepared you really
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Literature
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Internet Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.5, RL.11-12.10, W.11-12.2d, W.11-12.2e, W.11-12.6, W.11-12.7
$5.00
2
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By LitwithLeo
Have you tried Hamlet or Shakespeare before but not felt successful with the Bard?  Not only will this 21-day unit get your students into one of the most frequently appearing texts on the AP Literature test, it will also teach them how to read
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Unit Plans, Handouts
CCSS:
RL.11-12.7, W.11-12.4, W.11-12.5, SL.11-12.1, SL.11-12.1a
$20.00
Digital Download PDF (0.17 MB)
By LitwithLeo
Are you looking for a way to help your students get outside during their Distance Learning experience while still reading and writing? This Nature Journal was created for an AP Literature course, but slight modifications could make it an exciting
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia, Rubrics
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.6, CCRA.L.5
$5.00
Online Resource
Google Slides™
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Creeping up on my 20th year of teaching, I have taught in 3 schools in ID and WA, and I have taught Spanish I, Creative Writing I & II, ELA 9, 10, 11, & 12, and AP Literature. I have a wealth of resources aligned to CCSS that I am excited to share with teachers of varying experiences. Keep coming back for more as I upload resources!

MY TEACHING STYLE

Engaging and entertaining to reach all levels of learners that we see in the ELA classroom, always seeking to provide interventions and extensions to meet students where they are and help them reach their goals.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Student-nominated Teacher of the Year 2018; Nominated for WA Teacher of the Year 2017; Student-nominated Best Hair 2017; Student-nominated Best Dressed 2016--love the student awards at the end of year!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

UI-Bachelors of Arts: English Literature; Costa Rica: Study Abroad; EWU-Masters of Arts: Teaching English as a Second Language

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