McD's Secret Weapons

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McD's Secret Weapons
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This handout contains 10 questions for general use on all types of nonfiction. It works especially well with magazine and newspaper selections.I have included several useful websites, based on Kelly Gallagher's Article of the Week idea. I often
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This packet contains five short answer questions, 28 character identification questions with a blank answer sheet and an answer key. You will also find three essay prompts for All Quiet on the Western Front, along with the in-class grading rubric I
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At the end of Canterbury Tales, students write two creative pieces, ranging from adding themselves or a classmate to the Prologue, to adding a member of the noble class. This could be done as a collaboration and presentation project.
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After completing Heaney's Beowulf, my students read sections from Gardner's Grendel and all of the essay, "Even Monsters Have Mothers," (available on-line and via Gale). This handout contains six short answer questions regarding those readings.
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A brief, 20 question quiz over Act I of Macbeth, with character name bank, and 3 short answer questions. Answer Key included.
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I have used this project as an end of year assignment for my AP Literature and English 10 students. The bus stop setting creates a locale for characters to meet and engage in conversation that reveals their conflicts and motivations. Students work
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This handout will allow you to easily assess a final draft of an MLA formatted research paper. The rubric shows four boxes--A is 100-90, B is 89-80, C is 79-70, and D is below 70%. Each box contains descriptors, such as "states a clear, arguable
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This editable doc contains nine on-line sources relating to the topic of the effects of violence in media on the attitudes, behaviors, and actions of young people. All nine sources are links to full-length articles, pdfs of research, and a cartoon.
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This handout contains six topics, ranging from Beowulf's transformation, to the role of female characters and to overall themes. The handout also shows the AP grading scale and a conversion to the 300 points that the essay is worth for gradebook
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For an end of the year project in my English 10 course and my AP Literature courses, students select a novel for Literature Circles and create a board game based on that novel. This packet includes a grading sheet.
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10 generic questions that will work for any short story or novel. I've used it with "Two Kinds," "Marigolds," "There Will Come Soft Rains," and other Ray Bradbury stories. This make a great SUB day plan--give kids a copy of the story you want them
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At the end of reading Canterbury Tales, students complete a short answer test on the Prologue, Knight's Tale, Nun's Priest's Tale, Wife of Bath's Tale, Pardoner's Tale, and overall themes.
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A brief quiz with 31 character identification questions--includes a character name bank, and 4 short answer questions.
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Based on an idea from Cindy O'Donnell-Allan, this project allows students to visually represent one character's internal / external conflicts, motivations, etc. I also teach archetypes, types of symbols, and inference with this project. The
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My students love writing stories that begin with the ending. I have included 10 prompts which can serve as the opening moments. I have used these with high school students, and I have also used them with students who want to submit their writing
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Six short answer questions about Waiting for Godot. Most of the questions use literary criticism. These can also be used for class discussion prompts or essay prompts. I have uploaded this as a doc, so you can edit it as necessary.
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I teach a unit on coming of age, including To Kill a Mockingbird, Catcher in the Rye, Whale Rider, and several short stories--"Marigolds," selections from House on Mango Street, "Girl," "The Bass, River, and Sheila Mant" This two page doc (easily
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These questions address overall themes, character analysis, etc. I have students write their responses on butcher paper, so they can talk to other students about their selected novel.
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This packet contains the AP Literature course information for my College Board approved class. It also contains my required reading list and expectations, as well as a unit guide and additional resources.
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Based on Rich Hall's Sniglets. This powerpoint contains several links to examples (some may contain mature content), along with four categories and some ideas. A fun way to get students to think about vocabulary and how new words are added to
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

24 years of teaching high school English--creative writing, AP Lit. and Comp., English 9, 10, 11, testing coordinator

MY TEACHING STYLE

Highly organized, thought-provoking, full throttle, academic, technology-incorporating, mixed with humor and enthusiasm.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

National Board Certified Teacher Nancy Harris Thompson Award for Excellence in Teaching Literature

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

University of New Mexico for Bachelor's and Master's

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I like warm weather, fresh tortillas, and a stack of essays to read. Happy Grading!

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