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By Meridian
Activity Sheets for the Middle School students. Great fun solving problems using Google Maps(and Google Earth). Simple instructions but challenging activities.I have found that the students in my class need very little instruction to complete the
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$4.95
165 ratings
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Printable maps with a simple clue that students use to determine what country is outlined on the sheet.The clue might be a longitude or latitude, a key city, or a geographical feature.The task is simple, but the activity is challenging.Students can
Subjects:
Geography, Instructional Technology, Library Skills
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$3.50
181 ratings
4.0
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By Meridian
This pack has more than 50 pages of tried and tested worksheets for your Middle School student. The activities only need minimum teacher direction, but at the same time they provide maximum learning for the kids in the class.Use the fabulous Google
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, Geography
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Computation, Printables
$9.95
124 ratings
4.0
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By Meridian
Lesson Plan and Worksheets for the Middle School classroom that covers the principles of Longitude and Latitude using Google Earth.The worksheets are simple and self-guiding. There is an answer sheet at the end of the booklet.There are also links to
Subjects:
Geography
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$3.00
161 ratings
4.0
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This zipped file includes the following:_____________________________________________________Google Earth WorksheetsMore than 50 pages of Blackline Masters for upper primary/lower secondary students.All worksheet activities are completed with the
Subjects:
Computer Science - Technology, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$14.95
175 ratings
4.0
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24 pages of worksheets for upper primary/lower secondary students using Google's fabulous Street View, newly updated with Answer Key and further instructions for Agent Pegman.Activities include:- looking for animals on safari- looking for unusual
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$4.00
124 ratings
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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:
Other (Arts), Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Literacy Center Ideas
$3.00
86 ratings
4.0
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By Meridian
Great bundle value with 5 packs all related to using Google Maps in the classroom. Each pack has student self-directed worksheets that are solved by using Google Maps.1. Google Maps WorksheetsActivity Sheets for the Middle School students. Great fun
Subjects:
Geography, Word Problems, Library Skills
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Printables
$9.00
17 ratings
4.0
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A challenging topic, but one that needed to be discussed in my class. The worksheets cover both sides of the debate about gun control and the right to bear arms, and students are encouraged to develop their own opinions.The worksheets created a lot
Subjects:
Graphing, U.S. History, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$3.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By Meridian
Understand comedy tricks in your classComedy is a super-engaging topic for all students.Description• 70 pages of easy-to-follow worksheets requiring minimum teacher direction• each page is professionally created in Adobe InDesign, a quality
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Oral Communication
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$9.00
12 ratings
4.0
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By Meridian
A challenging topic, but one that needed to be discussed in my class. The worksheets cover both sides of the debate about gun control and the right to bear arms, and students are encouraged to develop their own opinions.The worksheets created a lot
Subjects:
U.S. History, Library Skills, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Workbooks, Worksheets, Printables
$4.00
9 ratings
4.0
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By Meridian
Sarcasm can be witty, but in the school environment it can be hurting. Teach your students to recognise sarcasm and to be careful with its use.This bundle includes the interactive Powerpoint slide deck that cover the different types of sarcasm that
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Drama, Library Skills
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Printables
$4.50
6 ratings
3.9
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By Meridian
Google Earth has over 50 layers of information and all are explained in this booklet, along with student activities designed to allow the student to explore each of the layers and track down the type of fascinating information that can be found on
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Environment, Geography
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Internet Activities, Printables
$4.95
7 ratings
4.0
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By Meridian
Three packs of the popular map activity for the price of two.These packs of printable maps each has a series of maps with a simple clue for each one that students use to determine what US State or Country is outlined on the sheet. Best used with
Subjects:
Geography, Instructional Technology, Library Skills
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$7.00
7 ratings
3.9
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By Meridian
Hey, what's so funny, Dilbert?Help your kids understand the humor of the Political Cartoon. Sure, it is a high level form of humor that not everyone gets. But by studying the elements of the Political Cartoon, you never know, there just might be the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Library Skills
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Printables
$6.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Meridian
A slapstick was originally a harmless paddle composed of two pieces of wood that slapped together to produce a resounding whack when the paddle struck someone. It was soon used by jesters to playfully smack others in a play and soon came to be the
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Problem Solving, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Internet Activities, Printables
$3.00
233 ratings
4.0
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By Meridian
This is a pack of worksheets with Math problems students can do on Google Maps. The problems cover a range of activities, but my class particularly liked the activity based on Disneyland where they had to zoom in on Street View as well as use the
Subjects:
Applied Math, Measurement, Word Problems
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Meridian
What's a Malaprop?"It is the mistaken use of a word in place of a similar-sounding one, often with unintentionally amusing effect, as in, for example, “dance a flamingo ” (instead of flamenco )."This pack has more than 170 Malaprops that are fun,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Meridian
“Welcome to Hell. Here's your accordion.” - Gary Larson“This work was strictly voluntary, but any animal who absented himself from it would have his rations reduced by half.” - George Orwell, Animal FarmAnother of my humour units, to go with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$3.00
2 ratings
3.9
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By Meridian
PAPO - Print And Pass OutThe School Uniform is always a matter of conversation and debate in schools and this thematic unit explores various aspects of the School Uniform discussion.As a thematic unit it covers a variety of topic starters including
Subjects:
Graphing, Classroom Management, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1
$3.00
61 ratings
4.0
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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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