Mary Beth Bumgarner

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Mary Beth Bumgarner
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"A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting. - Thoreau".
 
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
These are study guides I use with Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew. The questions are great for honors students-good comprehension based questions and discussion questions. There are 5 total study guides--one for each Act.
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English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Study Guides, Activities, Homework
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
Students will map out successes and trials through this project in preparation for reading Homer's The Odyssey. I use this as a pre-reading activity with both standard and honors level students. I have found that the students make a great connection
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English Language Arts, Education, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Projects, Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
I have found that creatingt this lesson plan log helps me to insure that I am meeting ALL the many requirements that each lesson should contain- and I have it all listed in one place! I created and use this each day- a computer model. It recognizes
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PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, ...
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
This is a set of 8 questions to be used with the short story "Button Button." The short story could be used in combination with the movie "The Box" with Cameron Diaz. You could also show clips from youtube of the movie to go along with the short
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6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
This study guide was created using the Glencoe literature text of The Odyssey and includes 83 questions/7 pages of questions.Questions do not relate to specific line numbers and may be used with varying interpretations of the text.Answers are also
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Guided Reading Books
$5.00
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
this project is to be used with Laurie Halse Anderson's novel Speak. My students love this 5 part project which does a GREAT job of bringing the book together! A creative avenue for students!
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English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Novel Study
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
Search for the following poems on line and print these off for your students. I am including 30 questions (nearly 5 for each poem) that are original EOC "state type" of questions that deal with literary analysis, figurative langauge, and infer
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English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Test Prep, ExamView Question Banks
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
I teach a Teacher Cadet Course and created an assignment for the students to complete related to researching a large set of websites that are effective for the classroom teacher. This is the assignment AND provides a list of these great websites!
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Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Teacher Manuals, Reflective Journals for Teachers, Internet Activities
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
This is an assignment that I use with my junior and senior teacher cadet students; however, it is great for any student looking into college and the process! My students always tell me that this assignment really helped them to get a head start of
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
I created this test to give my students more than a computer generated tst of the three short stories we read in class. The test consists of 50 questions with teacher-created "state test-like" foils that will help students with state test
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English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, ExamView Question Banks
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
I searched all over the internet for a good collection of both gramamr and reading comprehension activities to review with my students for their state test. Here is the webquest I created with the BEST sights I found! It took me HOURS to put this
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
This is one of my students' FAVORITE activities from my class (and one of mine). Students prepare a reenactment of Act 4 from Taming of the Shrew while also creating a product placement advertisement within the video recording. This activity can be
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English Language Arts, English, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Projects, Assessment, Multimedia
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
This is a set of 6 different theme groups o be used in reading circles and/or learning teams during the class study of Homer's The Odyssey. This is great to create discussion within groups and to aid in group understanding of the major themes of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Cooperative Learning
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
This is 10 line poem which allows students to create their own poetry using biographical information about themselves, a famous person, family member, etc. A teacher example is also provided.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Projects, Activities, Fun Stuff
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
This document includes my grading policy, disciplinary plan and a list of 21 classroom procedures. This is a great resource for beginning or revamping your own classroom management policy work!
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6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Handouts, Printables, Classroom Forms
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
I use this packet of grammar rules with my students (freshman) each semester as we prepare for our state exam. These put all of the best basic gramamr rules into one place. I also have 6 quizzes/tests for these rules which you can purchase!
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7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool, Staff
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
This is a first day assignment that I sue with my students each year. Using a mandala-type activity, students will decorate and complete a puzzle piece (which you can search online for your own choice in puzzle piece) to use for their first day
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
This is the journal requirement/expectation sheet that I tape inside of my students' SSR journals each semester. This page gives starter ideas for SSR responding. A GREAT resource!
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
This is a template for hall/bathroom passes to be used in your classroom.
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3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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By Mary Beth Bumgarner
These are the quizzes for the State Grammar Basics packet I am selling. This will ave you LOADS of time!! Copy the packet and your quizzes are ready!
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For All Subject Areas
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4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught 9th and 10th grade Standard and Honors English courses for 11 years. I also teach a junior and senior level course (Teacher Cadets) which is for students interested in the teaching profession. I have also taught Expository Writing at a local community college part-time and at my county's local Alternative Learning Program for 8 years in the evenings. Additionally, I work with OCS students online through my state's virtual public high school.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Humor with a little mix of "old school" and pop culture. I love to keep my students wondering what will happen next!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year~Alexander Central HS 2010-2011 Teacher of the Year~Alexander County 2010-2011 National Board Certified Teacher 2005 North Carolina Teaching Fellow

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Appalachian State University 2002~ BA~Secondary English Education Gardner-Webb University 2005~ MA~Secondary English Education

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My husband and I both teach Language Arts and love working with teenagers. We have one daughter, Abby, and a son, Avery. We appreciate the small blessings in life. I hope you find my materials worth the cost. Enjoy!

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