Michele Luck's Social Studies

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This is a complete centers activity for a study on the regions of Europe. At each center, students will read factual information on the region, view maps and discover physical features and statistics, view images from the region on cultural and
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This unit is designed to guide students through the reading of the epic poem, The Odyssey by Homer. It includes a daily guide for the teacher and students, daily student handouts, templates and examples for graphic organizers on the major
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Teaching folktales in your ELA classes? Want a fun assessment or review after teaching African Folktales? After reading a variety of folktales (primarily African folktales) we complete our unit on the lessons learned with this mini-project. To
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This is a reading guide to accompany The Last Book in the Universe. My students really enjoyed reading this book and discussing the many topics that arise in the book that relate to our modern society. The guide asks students short answer
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Have fun with Character Analysis by creating Paper Dolls! This project assignment allows students to be creative in their character analysis as we read any book or text with characters! They are directed to create paper dolls for the various
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Big Mouth and Ugly Girl by Joyce Carol Oates is one of my favorite books to teach! Assessing your student's knowledge after completing the book can be easy with this Big Mouth & Ugly Girl Unit Test. This is a unit test for the assessment of
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Read Charlotte's Web (My favorite book!) and use these Character Cue Cards to play a matching game or to review for character analysis. This is a set of 10 cue cards with "I am" character descriptions with matching identification cards. The cards
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This is an assignment and graphic organizer for reading African Folktales and Short Stories. The assignment links students to a website with a large variety of folktales, organized by region. I allow my students to take 2 days to read through the
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This guide provides analysis and comprehension questions for a variety of poems by Walt Whitman. All poems can be found online or in the Elements of Literature Text by Holt. Final activity asks students to create a poem of their own using
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This is a set of character cards with their identifications for 15 characters from Kite Runner. Each card provides an "I am" description for students to match to the correct name. This is a great review game or a character analysis starter
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This is an 8 slide powerpoint introducing the main themes of Romeo & Juliet, including family loyalty and love. The families are also briefly introduced and characterized. The final 2 slides require students to complete family shields for use
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Are you looking for a quick and easy assessment tool after reading Brian's Winter by Gary Paulsen with your class? Want to practice short answer and open response with your students? This is a 15 question short answer and open response test to
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This is a two page graphic organizer with wrap-up questions to help students categorize and analyze information on Walden by Henry David Thoreau. I use this on my students' first read of Walden, before we go over the readings as a class. We then
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This reading guide was created to work students through the reading of Night. Considering the emotional appeal of the book, students are given prompts which allow them to relate to the experiences discussed in the book. Review questions are
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This handout is an introduction to the poetry of Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson. It can be completed as an internet scavenger hunt or used with most Holt textbooks. Questions include comparisons of the two authors, characteristics of their
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This is an individual student project assignment for use during the world literature course. I typically assign this as a full review of the collections covered during the entire year. Students are asked to analyze the style and impact of authors
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This handout provides two sites on Oscar Wilde and asks students to investigate his life and two of his short stories. We read The Happy Prince as a class, and students are given the choice of the other story they can read online. Biographical
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This is a reading guide to accompany Mark Twain's Chapters 8 & 9 from Life on the Mississippi. It includes identifying extended metaphors, looking for and analyzing descriptions and images of Twain's river, and a creative writing activity to
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Night by Elie Wiesel Reading Journal and Task Card Activity Set Examine Night by Elie Wiesel with this interactive unit set. Read for content, respond to writing prompts for student engagement, and review key features with various task card sets
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This is a simple student handout providing 5 mini-project choices for students to complete to review a story or set of stories read in class. My students have just finished a short story series, so the prompt instructs them to choose one of the 6
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Over the last 15 years, I have taught all Social Studies areas and in a few ELA classrooms. My experience ranges from teaching grades 6 through 12, and I have had all levels of classes, including Special Education collaboration and gifted and talented. I have also taught on an advanced curriculum team, AP courses, and honors/advanced classes at the middle and high school level.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Multiple-Intelligences with many interactive and group-based activities. I also love using centers, even at the high school level! It works!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

National Holocaust Memorial Museum Teacher Facing History and Ourselves Teacher Disney Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist KY Teacher of the Year Semi-Finalist Who's Who Among American High School Teachers

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelors of Arts in History and Secondary Education with a major in History and a minor in Psychology, Sociology, and Women's Studies Masters of Arts in Secondary Social Studies Education, Curriculum and Instruction Numerous trainings and classes in areas of focus for my Social Studies classroom

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I love teaching! And now that I am an established classroom teacher, I love sharing my knowledge and skills with new teachers. My book and blog, A Lesson Plan for Teachers, aims at helping new teachers settle into the classroom with ease and also helps them to overcome the obstacles that most new teachers face as they begin in our sometimes challenging profession!

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