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Literature Circles for Middle School engages your students in academic conversations about books! Lit Circles are a great way for students to start taking ownership of their learning. In this product students have specific roles to complete each
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Introduce your middle schoolers (and even high schoolers) to the wonderful world or Shakespeare in this easy to use, aligned to common core standards unit on the comedy Twelfth Night. Unit includes: A three page packet designed to help students
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This edition of short story units is created for the story of A Kidnapped Santa Claus. Celebrate the holidays in your secondary classroom while continuing to focus on academic reading standards. Bring a little holiday fun to your class! This
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This unit can be used for ANY short story, play or mini-novel. It will help your students organize the story in a way that helps them meet standards. Students don’t just read the story but are asked to think about the themes, make connections and
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Looking for a quick one day lesson? This two page assignment is just the thing to use with any short story. It asks students to analyze the short story using story elements, questioning and real life connections. It is perfect for a one day lesson
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Looking for a way to increase student engagement while teaching the classic, The Pearl by John Steinbeck? This is the complete unit will have your students hooked from the first day! Complete unit includes: ✔ Graphic organizer for each chapter  ✔
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Summarizing nonfiction text can be difficult for middle school students. This resource contains activities for prereading, during reading and concludes with a summary checklist for students to check their own work before being assessed. Easily
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This is a two page student handout with 11 Comprehension Questions and 6 Higher Level Extension Questions. Ransom of Red Chief is great story for Middle School. My students love the twist of the Red Chief terrorizing his kidnappers and the dad
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Reading outside of class is very important! I've learned over the years that students need to be accountable to do more than just read a book to demonstrate their understanding of the book. When I taught grades 6-8 I created a reading log with an
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This packet contains 10 READY TO USE activities that work well with novel or short stories. Activities allow students to demonstrate their reading comprehension skills. Activities are perfect for upper elementary and middle school. I will often
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Book talks are a great way to engage students in authentic conversations about books. This product was created to help students organize their thoughts and present books talks that promote student to student conversations about the ideas presented
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Get all three reading log options in one discounted purchase! Reading outside of class is very important! I've learned over the years that students need to be accountable to do more than just read a book to demonstrate their understanding of the
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Reading outside of class is very important! I've learned over the years that students need to be accountable to do more than just read a book to demonstrate their understanding of the book. This is an assignment that can be used on a weekly basis
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 This holiday edition of short story units is created for the story of The Elves and the Shoemaker.  Celebrate the holidays in your secondary classroom while continuing to work on academic reading standards. Bring a little holiday fun to your
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This is a short story reading guide for All Summer In A Day (story not included) by Ray Bradbury. This complete unit will help your students demonstrate their understanding of basic reading skills and engage them in thinking beyond the text. Unit
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A complete unit to accompany the book Lord of the Flies. It is ready to print and go! This product includes over 30 pages of activities to engage your students in thinking, problem solving, reading and comprehension increasing overall reading
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Captivate your students with this Sherlock Holmes story! Everything you need for students to practice reading skills while solving mysteries. Multiple activities will have your students asking for more. Print friendly version of story is included
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Help your students engage with the historical novel, Year of Impossible Goodbyes. These activities are perfect for whole class instruction or small independent book clubs and literature circles. Included in the 19 page student activity (plus
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Reading outside of class is very important! I've learned over the years that students need to be accountable to do more than just read a book to demonstrate their understanding of the book. This assignment could easily be used to replace formal
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Encourage your students to read with these 20 motivational reading posters. Perfect for use in both middle school and high school classrooms or libraries. Quotes by legendary people such as Edmond Burke, Rene Descartes, Oprah Winfrey and Mark Twain
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Over the past 20 years, I've taught a variety of subjects from Social Studies to Science and discovered a love for Language Arts (English). I've taught Language Arts for 12 years in both middle school and high school.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style focus on student centered activities. Students learn best when they are actively engaged in what they are learning.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Cambridge's Who's Who 2008 (Peer Nominated) Who's Who Among Teachers 2002 (Student Nominated)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education from Concordia University Portland, Oregon. Masters in Education Administration from Concordia University Portland, Oregon.

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