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
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
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
$1.00
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By Melissa Etheridge
13 different designs2 per sheetLaminate and cut bookmarks
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Printables
$1.00
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By Melissa Etheridge
6 sheets of pastel papers that would be perfect for a spring bulletin board. It could be used for birthdays, star work, star student, star of the week. There are six colors with graphic blooms:LavenderPale YellowPale PinkPale GreenLight BlueCoralI
Subjects:
Spring
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.00
Digital Download PDF (0.59 MB)
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
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By Melissa Etheridge
10 pagesGrades 6-8Warm-up ActivityTextTask SequenceFor The Teacher InformationWord SplashAnticipation Guide
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Printables
$1.00
Digital Download PDF (0.88 MB)
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
$1.00
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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
$1.00
3
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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
$1.00
Digital Download PDF (0.73 MB)
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
$1.00
Digital Download PDF (2.66 MB)
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
$1.00
Digital Download PDF (1.38 MB)
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
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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
$1.00
Digital Download PDF (0.90 MB)
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
$1.00
Digital Download PDF (1.43 MB)
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
$1.00
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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
$1.00
1
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By Melissa Etheridge
This Writing Workshop minilesson teaches students to revise, proofread, and edit for sentence fluency. In includes a self-assessment and a closing activity.5/22/2019 I added a new cover.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Cooperative Learning
FREE
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By Melissa Etheridge
Keep track of the English Language Arts standards as you teach them. The standards are listed in order. Use the other columns to mark the dates that you taught the standards.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Classroom Forms
FREE
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By Melissa Etheridge
A checklist of all of the CCSS for 6th grade math divided into the five domains.There are 4 columns: one for the standard, one for "date taught", one for "date assessed", and one for "proficiency level." This is a great tool for keeping track of
Subjects:
Math
Grades:
6th
Types:
Handouts, Assessment, Classroom Forms
FREE
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By Melissa Etheridge
This writing workshop lesson gives lots of examples of different types of sentences writers use to make their writing more interesting.
Subjects:
Creative Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Minilessons
FREE
Digital Download PDF (1.34 MB)
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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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