M-C's Middle School Language Arts LOFT

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M-C's Middle School Language Arts LOFT
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After reading extensively about Literature Circles and seeing all of the products out there, I created a program that worked best for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade readers. I found it well received by middle school students reading below grade level. The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Literature Circles
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By M-C's Middle School Language Arts LOFT
Inspired by some other genre posters I've seen on the web, I was looking for something that was suited for my 7th & 8th grade readers. These colorful printables feature 7 genres (historical fiction, realistic fiction, science fiction, sports
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas, Posters
$5.00
4 ratings
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By M-C's Middle School Language Arts LOFT
I have found this to work very well to keep students accountable for their Independent Reading while practicing with skills that we focus on in class. I will usually post a specific focus (character, tone, conflict, or any other CCSS standard that I
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Homework
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.6, RL.7.9, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4...
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By M-C's Middle School Language Arts LOFT
Inspired by the TPCASST Poetry Analysis seen on many education sites and used at the HS level, I created the TRRU-FAST model to meed the needs of Middle School students. I often found myself having to rewind my teaching when using the former model
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Poetry
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.7.9, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.9...
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By M-C's Middle School Language Arts LOFT
Using a photocopied page from a novel or independent book, students will color code and annotate the text for figurative language and other stylistic elements. The examples included come from the book Green Angel by Alice Hoffman.(This text is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4
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By M-C's Middle School Language Arts LOFT
What is fiction? What is nonfiction? Print as a reference sheet or blow up into a classroom poster. Created for a middle school classroom.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Printables, Posters
CCSS:
RL.8.10, RI.8.10
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By M-C's Middle School Language Arts LOFT
Print on card stock, fold into thirds and tape/glue to make a triangular table topper that can be flipped throughout the reading process. Students can be reminded of the skills beneficial BEFORE, DURING, and AFTER reading a piece of text.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$1.00
2 ratings
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By M-C's Middle School Language Arts LOFT
The traditional "Book in a Bag" project requiring students to fill a bag with items that connect with the book they read to present to the class in discussing their independent reading. This assignment is created for literature, informational, or
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$3.00
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By M-C's Middle School Language Arts LOFT
This can be used as a mid-way formative assessment or final summative assessment of a student selected independent reading book. It addresses both fiction and non-fiction and hits nearly all RL & RI standards. I used this as an organizer for
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.6, RL.8.7, RL.8.8, RL.8.9, RL.8.10, RI.8.1...
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By M-C's Middle School Language Arts LOFT
How do I indicate this is a title? What if I'm handwriting it? What about when I type it? Here's an easy reference sheet that can be printed for binder reference or enlarged into a classroom poster.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Printables, Posters
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Ten + years teaching middle school English/Reading/Language Arts/Reading Support in a variety of settings across multiple states.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Relaxed, Fun, Researched, Standards Driven, Collaborative, Reading intensive

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2015 District Teacher of the Year Award Winer Recipient of (PMSA) Pennsylvania Middle School Association Outstanding Student Teacher Award Nominated for YMCA Teacher of the Year Award Multiple in school colleague nominations for Teacher of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Masters of Education in Literacy; K-12 (Reading Specialist/ Literacy Coach)  4.0 GPA; Summa Cum Laude Honors  Member of Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society Program highlights the foundations of reading theory, philosophy, informal and diagnostic assessment, and strategy instruction to aid in K-12 literacy development. B.S., Secondary Education; English  Graduated with Cum Laude Honors.  President of the N.C.T.E. (National Council of the Teachers of English) student affiliate  Member of Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

In addition to a strong commitment to teaching reading, I also coach track & field, advise Student Council and other extra curricular activities. My husband (also a teacher) and I live with our two dogs in northern NJ.

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