Mary Kate Durkin

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By Mary Kate Durkin
This handy resource outlines the four types of sentence structures: simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex. This chart outlines the combination of clauses (independent and/or dependent) in each type of sentence. Using color coding (red for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Handouts
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By Mary Kate Durkin
Incorporating specific, quoted textual evidence can add richness, elaboration, and sophistication to students' writing. This handy reference sheet provides four important tips for students to use when incorporating textual evidence into their
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons
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By Mary Kate Durkin
One of the major objectives of the AP Language and Composition class is to help students to become more skilled, analytical, and careful readers. It is essential that students continue to practice critical reading skills independently during the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Homework, Rubrics
$3.50
10 ratings
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This five-paragraph essay template prompts students to respond to the following quote by Frederick Douglass: "If there is no struggle, there is no progress." The packet begins with a brainstorming sheet containing questions to help students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Outlines
$2.95
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By Mary Kate Durkin
This five-paragraph essay template prompts students to respond to the following quote by Frederick Douglass: "If there is no struggle, there is no progress." The packet begins with a brainstorming sheet containing questions to help students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Outlines
$2.95
2 ratings
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By Mary Kate Durkin
This motivational PowerPoint presentation presents science-based testing strategies in student-friendly terms. The presentation addresses: -Getting in a positive mental state for the test -Reviewing key test-taking strategies and content -Reducing
Subjects:
Test Preparation
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Fun Stuff
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6 ratings
3.8
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By Mary Kate Durkin
This five-paragraph essay template guides students in analyzing an author's ability to create a particular mood . The template is adaptable for any literary unit or genre. Each paragraph component is broken down in student-friendly terms. Thesis
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Outlines, Graphic Organizers
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By Mary Kate Durkin
This summary frame helps students organize their thoughts on author's purpose and technique in a logical way. Students will identify an author's purpose and related techniques in a main idea statement. Then, they will provide a textual example of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Outlines, Graphic Organizers
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By Mary Kate Durkin
Terms like "infinitive" and "gerund" can be tricky for students. This handy resource gives students a memorable way to keep the two straight.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

7 years teaching high school English, AP Language & Composition, ACT/standardized test preparation; co-author of two ACT test preparation books

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M.A. Curriculum and Instruction, Concordia University Chicago; B.A. English, University of Illinois; Education Fellows Program, University of Wisconsin; Chicago Public Schools Teachers' Residency Program

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