Melissa Swanson

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Melissa Swanson
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By Melissa Swanson
Students will use the casebook to track the ten main characters in the novel, And Then There Were None. Each character page requires students to determine personality traits supported by textual evidence, list their physical description, draw the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Novel Study
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By Melissa Swanson
This reading log is to help students track the main events in each act and scene of the drama version of "The Diary of Anne Frank". The reading log includes Act 1, Scenes 1-5 and Act 2, Scenes 1-5. This resource is an incredibly helpful tool to help
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Nonfiction Book Study
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By Melissa Swanson
A great document to share with EL students to help you get to know them! Sentence starters are provided to help EL students share information about themselves!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ESL / ELL / EFL, Writing
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Handouts, Cultural Activities
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By Melissa Swanson
Based off of an AVID strategy, a One Pager allows students to process information in a multitude of different ways, all on the same page. This One Pager requires students to synthesize information from the short story, "Flowers for Algernon," and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
CCSS:
RL.8.3, W.8.4
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A Microsoft Word document, this product is an interactive, digital, faux Instagram. Students can upload pictures, create unique usernames for characters, significant hashtags, and respond as specific characters to give them a voice! This product
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (Arts), Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.8.3, RL.8.6
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By Melissa Swanson
ESL/ELL students are given the opportunity to showcase their knowledge and understanding of Poe's works in a unique way! For each work, students will draw a picture to represent the short story and/or poem, and then summarize the beginning, middle,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Outlines
CCSS:
RL.8.2
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am currently teaching 8th grade ELA in Washington County, MD.

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Interactive and Collaborative!

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Graduated from Shepherd University with a BA in Secondary Education with a concentration in English.

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