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By Lunalu
**TPT Favorite** This Detective Report is a FUN and engaging way to hit all of the major Common Core Standards at once! *GREAT way to introduce persuasive writing and research papers! *Fits with any text *Can be used in any subject area *Graphic
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Printables
$12.95
66 ratings
4.0
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By Lunalu
I started teaching this unit as a way to introduce To Kill A Mockingbird to my students...but my kids were so into it (AND it hit on a ton of Common Core Standards...especially with informational text) that I now teach it every year. This easily
Subjects:
Writing, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Novel Study
$9.95
24 ratings
4.0
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By Lunalu
JFK Inaugural Address: Close Read & Analysis *Informational Text* *Common Core Aligned *Introduction to close reading strategies and annotations *Includes reading comprehension and analysis questions *Modified Version included for IEP
Subjects:
U.S. History, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Handouts
$3.95
24 ratings
4.0
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By Lunalu
Colony Survivor! Imagine this… Your boat just made it to the New World. Great right? WRONG! You are running out of food, five people in your party are sick and need medicine, you have no shelter, and the Native Americans are freaking out when
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Projects, Activities
$8.95
27 ratings
3.8
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By Lunalu
Includes: PowerPoint Includes Terms, Definitions, and Examples for: 1st Person P.O.V. 2nd Person P.O.V. 3rd Person P.O.V. 3rd Person Limited P.O.V. 3rd Person Omniscient P.O.V. 3rd Person Limited Omniscient P.O.V. 3rd Person Objective P.O.V. All
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Rubrics
$6.95
10 ratings
4.0
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By Lunalu
This is a great unit to help you get started with your literary circles! There are really fantastic resources for literary circles if you search the web, but they were a little overwhelming for me (and my students) not to mention that I'm not made
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Literature Circles
$7.75
13 ratings
4.0
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By Lunalu
This is the perfect unit if you want your students to act out a scene or the whole play! Each character has its own worksheet, so you don't have to worry about one person doing all the work! -Each group has a director and up to seven
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Rubrics
$6.95
9 ratings
3.8
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When it comes to standardized testing, I find that most of my students knew the material, but just didn't understand the question itself. One thing that really worked to increase test scores with my students is to teach them the "test terms" they
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Study Skills, Test Preparation
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Test Prep, Assessment, Task Cards
$3.25
9 ratings
3.9
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By Lunalu
"If I Had Sneezed..." is an excerpt from the "Mountaintop" speech (the last speech Dr. King gave before he was assassinated in Memphis the next day.) I tried to read "I Have a Dream" with my 8th grade students in preparation for MLK Day, but I
Subjects:
U.S. History, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$2.95
4 ratings
4.0
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By Lunalu
Common Core Aligned Introduction to close reading strategies and annotations! **PDF & Word Doc Formats Included Includes: 25 reading comprehension and context clues based questions Mad Libs Activity for Vocabulary Printable Close Read Task
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$4.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Lunalu
This is one of my favorite lessons to teach, especially on Valentine's Day! The article is great for close reading, and there are 3 forms of assessment which makes it great for small groups! This Unit Includes the following (in order): 1.
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Valentine's Day
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Printables
$6.95
2 ratings
4.0
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By Lunalu
Common Core Standards & The Diary of Anne Frank! PowerPoint Presentation is a perfect introduction to: -Primary Source -Dramatization -Drama -Acts and Scenes -Characters -Dialogue -Stage Directions To make things easier for larger classes
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Novel Study
$1.95
3 ratings
4.0
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By Lunalu
**Common Core Aligned** Imagine this…you are running for President and you only have 3 days left before the election to win this extremely close race. What strategy would you use to win the majority of Electoral Votes? Includes: *Two maps with
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Civics, Government
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cultural Activities
$3.75
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By Lunalu
*Updated* 60 Common Core Aligned Task Cards!! Task Card Topics Include: Inferences, journal prompts, proofreading, plurals and possessives, common and proper nouns, writing for purpose, transition words, descriptive words, context clues, text
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Task Cards
$6.75
3 ratings
4.0
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By Lunalu
This product includes: -Complete Literary Circles Unit (can be used with any novel) -To Kill A Mockingbird Character Analysis Worksheets -"Inside the Knothole" Handout -Tabloid Writing Activity Common Core Aligned
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Literature Circles
$9.95
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By Lunalu
This Includes: *Writer's Reference Guide *5 Quick Write Essays **5 Full Length Essays -2 Narrative Essays -1 Descriptive Essay -1 Response to Literature Essay -1 Newspaper Article -1 Five-Paragraph Persuasive Essay -1 Five Paragraph Research
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Graphic Organizers
$9.95
3 ratings
4.0
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By Lunalu
I've used this unit while teaching 8th grade Social Studies and 11th grade U.S. History. It's really versatile, perfect for different learning levels! **The PowerPoints are perfect for note-taking and lecturing!! This Unit Includes: -11
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Native Americans, U.S. History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$6.95
2 ratings
4.0
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By Lunalu
A really fun and engaging way to teach The Tell Tale Heart! -7 Slide PowerPoint Presentation on Edgar Allan Poe -"The Tell-Tale Heart" Full Text (Paper-Saver Friendly Format- 3 Pages) -Detective Report -Newspaper Article Writing Activity
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Graphic Organizers
$7.95
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By Lunalu
This is a very high-interest lesson just in time for MLK Day! *Includes -PowerPoint Presentation (with a brief background to the secret suicide letter written by the FBI) -Microsoft Word Doc. (with a close read-friendly
Subjects:
Martin Luther King Day, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Handouts
$4.50
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By Lunalu
If you are trying to easily incorporate active reading in your classroom on a REGULAR basis, then you need this tool! I use these "think marks" in a few different ways: 1. Homework assignments! It's a great way to keep your students accountable
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles
$1.95
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

* Humanities Department Head * 7+ years teaching English and Social Studies (7-12) * Curriculum Writer * Former Philadelphia public school teacher * Currently a San Diego public school teacher

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Practical, high-interest, and light-hearted

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Temple University, B.A. in History Temple University, M.Ed.

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