Michelle Smithers

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Michelle Smithers
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A perfect introduction to your poetry unit! Engaging content with activities to help students identify figurative language in music lyrics! Contents: 1. Suggested Aims and Timelines 2. “I Lived” by OneRepublic Lyrics with Line Numbers 3. What does
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Product includes pre-reading and post-reading questions for the foreword to With their Eyes: September 11th--The View from a High School at Ground Zero edited by Annie Thoms, as well as questions for students to use individually or in groups with
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Pressed for time to update your classroom word wall? Simply use this template to copy/paste or type your vocabulary in, print, and cut! Each slide has room for two words. You may customize the font, text size, border, and colors of both text and
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Great for use as classroom posters or anchor charts! Students often ask, "Do I underline, italicize, or use quotation marks to cite the title of a work?" These posters can be printed in black/white, grayscale, or color. You can also print them as
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This outline will help students who struggle to organize their thoughts with reader responses! Included is an example of how to fill out the outline and then an excellent reader response written off of the outline. A great mini-lesson idea would
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Includes 6 Posters: -There is definitely no "A" in definitely -The ellipsis. There are 3 dots. Not 15. Not 2. Just 3. -The semicolon. Not just for winky faces. -Their, there, they're -To, too, two -Your, you're, then, than Fonts and freeware
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This literature circle packet features the following: -an attractive cover page -an introduction to literature circles with questions and answers regarding expectations -a list of procedures for students to follow during meetings -two blank sheets
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Special Elite font and license can be found here: http://www.fontsquirrel.com/fonts/special-elite
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This is the blank literature circle calendar for those who purchased my literature circle packet with role sheets for summarizer, word wizard, literary luminary, discussion director, and connector.
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This is the cover for my literature circle packet available for purchase in my store.
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This is a word sort for the novel I Survived The Joplin Tornado by Lauren Tarshis. Have students cut out the words and glue them into the appropriate places on the table. There really are no right or wrong answers; the goal of the activity is to get
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I am a resource room teacher in NYC for students with IEPs, teach middle school English Language Arts, and pull-out as a literacy specialist for grades 4-6 in a private school. I have also worked as a literacy specialist in the clinical setting at Hofstra University.

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Presented at the 2015 NCTE Annual Convention in Minneapolis, MN on building academic literature through non-fiction texts with bilingual students.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.S. in Adolescence Education, B.A. in English, and a minor in Creative Writing from Oswego State University. M.A. in the Teaching of Writing from Hofstra University.

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