Melissa Etheridge

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United States - Tennessee - Murfreesboro
Melissa Etheridge
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Reading maketh a full man; conversation a ready man; and writing an exact man.
 
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By Melissa Etheridge
I created this resource to go along with the Reading A-Z Level X text "A Crafty Escape." It does not include the text. You must have a subscription to Reading A-Z to get a copy of the text. This resource includes:A cover sheetBefore you read graphic
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Printables, Literacy Center Ideas, Graphic Organizers
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By Melissa Etheridge
This resource includes the poem and reader response.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Homework, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
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By Melissa Etheridge
Teacher's Guide and Reading Resource for the novel Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Cholddenko. There is one set of reader response questions for each chapter.
Subjects:
Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Guided Reading Books
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By Melissa Etheridge
I am a Reading Interventionist, and "All Summer in a Day" is a difficult one for struggling readers. I created this resource to make comprehension easier for my struggling readers. This resource includes the following:Vocabulary
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Short Stories, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Word Walls, Printables, Graphic Organizers
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5 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Etheridge
This presentation addresses four tested state performance indicators and will help students through example and instruction to develop an understanding of simple, compound, and complex sentences and an ability to distinguish adjective, adverb, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Test Prep, Minilessons
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Etheridge
This article teaches students about the Endeavour ship that was recently discovered off the coast of Rhode Island. The story of Captain James Cook, who explored Australia, is a controversial one, much like the story of Christopher Columbus. This
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Word Walls, Printables
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By Melissa Etheridge
This text is grade level 6.25. It includes the entire text about Ronald Reagan's childhood and where he got his belief system from. It includes reader response, questions, and summarize the text.I use this text in my Reading Intervention class.
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Guided Reading Books, Printables
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By Melissa Etheridge
Reading Level: Grades 6 to 8Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 8.06The Black HandWorld War I officially began with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne. But who was behind this assassination? And why did
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Graphic Organizers
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By Melissa Etheridge
This close read is about a boy who uses his brain to slay a lion. The resource includes close read questions.The text is chunked so the student must analyze each chunk, respond to the prompt, then move on to the next chunk.
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Guided Reading Books, Printables
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By Melissa Etheridge
This resource includes a lesson plan for Context Clues in Nonfiction. The targeted grade level is 3rd, 4th, and 5th. I use the lesson in my middle school reading intervention. You can use this text in a science class also. This 15-page resource
Subjects:
Biology, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Minilessons, Guided Reading Books, Printables
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By Melissa Etheridge
This resource includes four pages of text and ten close read questions.
Subjects:
Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Printables
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2 ratings
4.0
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By Melissa Etheridge
Close read passage about January and New Year's traditions. The word count is 1076. There are 17 close read questions. There is a snowflake theme writing paper.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Printables
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By Melissa Etheridge
This resource includes the following:2.5 pages of text at 6th grade reading levelSummarize what you just readQuestions for the textWrite down important detailsWrite a diary entryWord workSummarizeVisualize the text
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Graphic Organizers
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By Melissa Etheridge
This resource includes the full text plus reader response prompts.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
3rd, 5th, 7th
Types:
Guided Reading Books
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By Melissa Etheridge
I have updated the previous article and close read questions. This resource includes the following:The complete article about the California Gold Rush and how it affected the economy of California (Lexile 1300-1400)A "What do you already know?" box
Subjects:
Reading, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Guided Reading Books, Printables
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By Melissa Etheridge
Folktale text: 2 pages with numbered paragraphsDefinition, etymology, and usage of the word "convent"Minilesson: Understanding Main Idea and ThemeMain Idea and Theme text-dependent questionsTest practice passage for main idea with text-dependent
Subjects:
Grammar, Vocabulary, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Flash Cards, Minilessons, Literacy Center Ideas
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Melissa Etheridge
This resource includes the following:*Cover sheet*Full text (2 pages)*Notice and Note Questions for Nonfiction (can be used as a poster)*Vocabulary for the text (can be used as a word wall or flashcards)*Comprehension questionsReadability is 5.9.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Guided Reading Books, Printables
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By Melissa Etheridge
"Who are the Seminole?" includes a cover sheet, two pages of text, and reader response questions.
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 9th, 11th
Types:
Printables
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By Melissa Etheridge
This resource includes the following:TextSay Something response boxClose Read questionsSay Something posterParts of Speech poster
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Homeschool Curricula, Printables
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By Melissa Etheridge
Yeh Shen is the story of a Chinese Cinderella. The story is chunked with reading comprehension questions after each paragraph to guide students as they read.
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
6th, 8th, 10th
Types:
Guided Reading Books
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've been teaching English Language Arts for over 30 years. I am the Reading Interventionist at a public middle school.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I use the Reading Workshop method.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Building Level Teacher of the Year 2001

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I'm a proud product of Department of Defense schools~aka "BRAT". I have an early childhood and elementary education degree as well as multiple credits in English and history.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I've been married to same man for twenty-years; we have two above average teenagers and two Labs.

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