Mary Ann Weir

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Mary Ann Weir
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By Mary Ann Weir
Do your students struggle to make inferences? Do they have trouble explaining a conclusion once they draw one? Perhaps they do not really understand the difference between explicit and implied information. With this worksheet, you can easily conduct
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Homework
$1.50
15 ratings
4.0
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By Mary Ann Weir
Manhattan's greatest detective, Herman Seesall, has volunteered to help one of his neighbors. Alice Flitterflatter is a wealthy widow who lives in the penthouse of Herman’s exclusive apartment building. Years ago, Mrs. Flitterflatter and her only
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
$2.99
19 ratings
3.9
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By Mary Ann Weir
Here are three good activities to include in your unit on Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles. This packet of material contains a webquest on allusion using the short story "Usher II," a game reviewing inferences using quotes from the entire book,
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Mary Ann Weir
US History I is fun, fast-paced game that challenges students in groups of four to six players to answer trivia-style questions pertaining to general aspects of a beginning study of U.S.history: geography, American Indians, early exploration of the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$9.99
5 ratings
4.0
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By Mary Ann Weir
World War II Review is fun, fast-paced game that challenges students in groups of four to six players to answer trivia-style questions pertaining to general aspects of the war with a bonus section on the American home-front. Questions range from
Subjects:
U.S. History, European History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
$9.99
3 ratings
4.0
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By Mary Ann Weir
Teach ESL or SPED students? Struggling to get them to understand how to write an expository essay? Preparing for your big state assessment - or just want them to know the basic five-paragraph essay model? This worksheet is for you! Not only can
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Assessment
$2.00
4 ratings
3.4
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By Mary Ann Weir
Do you struggle with ideas to hold your students accountable for assigned reading assignments? Are you looking for a way to assess silent sustained reading in a non-threatening manner? This reading log booklet may be your answer! Eleven quarter-size
Subjects:
Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Workbooks, Activities, Printables
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Mary Ann Weir
Using the 2008 movie, Journey to the Center of the Earth, students will take notes on literary devices (suspense, foreshadowing, and flashback) and identify them in the movie, review the elements of plot with an illustrated plot diagram poster for
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Minilessons, Movie Guides
$4.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Mary Ann Weir
Teach ESL or SPED students? Struggling to get them to understand how to write a persuasive essay? Preparing for your big state assessment - or just want them to know the basic five-paragraph essay model? This worksheet is for you! Not only can
Subjects:
EFL - ESL - ELD, ELA Test Prep, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Assessment
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Mary Ann Weir
This is a fun activity for students, especially at the end of the year or on other "lame duck" days. Using the online game as a scenario, students must find pieces of the indestructible pickax to break out of the room. The pieces, as well as the
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, For All Subjects
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games, Cooperative Learning
$5.00
1 rating
3.8
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By Mary Ann Weir
US History II is fun, fast-paced game that challenges students in groups of four to six players to answer trivia-style questions on US history from the Reconstruction era after the Civil War through the Great Depression. Questions range from easy
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$9.99
2 ratings
3.5
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By Mary Ann Weir
Based on Hasbro's game, Scattergories, World War II Scattergories focuses on a general curriculum overview with such categories as world leaders, military figures, Axis and neutral countries, Allied countries, military equipment, consequences of
Subjects:
U.S. History, European History, World History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Games
$5.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Mary Ann Weir
This packet guides students through the novel with before, during, and after reading activities that include journal prompts, two writing assessments, anticipatory questions, and projects. Specifically designed for use with Interactive Student
Subjects:
Reading, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Novel Study, Literature Circles
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By Mary Ann Weir
Artemis Fowl by Eion Colfer is a fantasy novel with elements of science and real-world problems that is sure to get even the most reluctant reader engaged with fast action, gripping dialogue, a fun tone, and a fascinating anti-hero protagonist. This
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Novel Study, Literature Circles
$5.00
1 rating
3.5
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By Mary Ann Weir
Civil War Review is fun, fast-paced game that challenges students in groups of four to six players to answer trivia-style questions pertaining to general aspects of the war. Questions range from easy (Who was leader of the Confederacy?) to
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$9.99
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By Mary Ann Weir
US History III is fun, fast-paced game that challenges students in groups of four to six players to answer trivia-style questions on US history from the end of World War II to the early 21st century. Questions range from easy (Which planet was
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$9.99
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By Mary Ann Weir
War of the Words is fun, fast-paced game that challenges students in groups of four to six players to answer trivia-style questions pertaining to reading, literature, vocabulary, and English in general. Questions range from easy (identifying a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Games
$9.99
1 rating
4.0
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By Mary Ann Weir
Looking for a fun way to write a story? an engaging activity for reluctant writers? a quick exit ticket or do now? These cards are your answer! Fifty-two cards in one deck with coordinating box for you to assemble, if you wish. Each deck includes 52
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.8.4
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By Mary Ann Weir
This station-activity involves using iPods or other Internet-connected devices to review or introduce six elements of reading. Good for test review or to re-engage students after a break. Each station has a mini-lesson link to a free video
Subjects:
Reading, EFL - ESL - ELD, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Minilessons, Internet Activities
$5.00
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By Mary Ann Weir
Use a popular advertising campaign to help your students better understand connotations. To review or introduce the topic, this activity uses color pictures of Tide laundry detergent bottles and higher vocabulary to get your kiddos talking about
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Civics, Reading Strategies
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Printables
$3.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Ten years' worth of teaching English in public schools. Four years' worth of teaching U.S. history (1865-present). Worked in the newspaper industry for six years in every area of editorial, including reporting, editing, layout and design, and photography.

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Facilitator with honors, model/demonstrator with academic

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Graduated from Millersville University (PA) with a BA in a English, history minor. Attended several universities and colleges in Virginia to earn a teaching certificate.

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