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"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” - Groucho Marx“The problem with common sense is that most people are morons.” - The Sarcasm SocietySarcasm can be witty, but in the
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Life Skills, Library Skills
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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Another pack of worksheets on the techniques of humor - this time all about humor of the absurd.Surreal humor is great fun and really anything goes. The worksheets here look at the comedy of Monty Python, Spike Milligan, use of memes, and has a
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Life Skills
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
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More humour to use in your English class.Puns are painful, I know, but this unit is so much fun and a great test for understanding the use of language in different settings.Table of Contents:Definitions of PunsPosters that are PunsWord ListKnock
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Life Skills, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$3.00
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The School Uniform is always a matter of conversation and debate in schools and this thematic unit explores various aspects of the School Uniform discussion.This is the interactive version of the worksheets, where students can be provided with the
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History), Life Skills, Library Skills
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$3.00
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By Meridian
Using exaggeration or hyperbole can be one of easiest ways of getting a laugh from your audience.These simple but challenging worksheets help the Middle School student identify humourous exaggeration techniques and develop some strategies to write
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Life Skills, For All Subjects
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$3.00
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Great fun pack that investigates the types of Pranks, Hoaxes and Scams that are carried out in a variety of circumstances - on the web, in the classroom, in the news and so on.Students identify the differences and get an understanding that this is
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Life Skills, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Workbooks, Worksheets
$3.00
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The 12 different humor types are explained in this narrated slide deck, along with a laugh track ..... so you know when to laugh. :)Identify which humor type is being used in conversation, in literature, or by the scallywag in your class.The slides
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Life Skills
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Homework, Literacy Center Ideas
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The ability to speak in public is one of the hardest things that anybody can endure, but it is so much easier if you can adopt some powerful techniques that others use to make their speech memorable and at least survive on the stage.Young people
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Life Skills, Martin Luther King Day
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Workbooks, Worksheets
$3.50
1 rating
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By Meridian
"I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” - Groucho Marx“The problem with common sense is that most people are morons.” - The Sarcasm SocietySarcasm can be witty, but in the
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Other (ELA), Life Skills
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Minilessons
$4.00
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By Meridian
12 humor types are illustrated in this slide deck. The slides can be used to identify each of the humor types that are typically used.Identify which humor type is being used in conversation, in literature, or by the scallywag in your class.The
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English Language Arts, Life Skills, Gifted and Talented
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
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Do your students know how a meeting works? Do they need to do some preparation on meeting procedure? Are they newly elected members of the Student Council?One of the most common events that will happen to anybody who enters work life, will be to
Subjects:
Life Skills, For All Subjects
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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Worksheets
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have had fun in a variety of educational settings, including teaching in remote communities in Central Australia, Principal of primary schools in South Australia and Victoria, and lecturer to tertiary students in Melbourne. Loved it all.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I have seen so many learning styles and my approach to teaching is reflected in the materials here.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA(Hons)Aboriginal Languages, ANU Dip Ed, Monash University M.Ed(Admin)Adelaide University

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My classes cover a wide range of topics and they all come from the kids. We explore humour, online technology, social networking, social issues, and more. Wherever the kids take me is where we go. The Activity packs represent our wide ranging classroom work I am keen to share any work that I do with my class that is current and impacting our world today. Hope others share my enthusiasm. If not, all packs attract a 100% Money Back guarantee - if there is anything at all about this pack that disappoints or was not as expected, please get back to me and your investment will be completely refunded - no issue at all.

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