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By Middle School Cafe
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Novel Study, Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles
$4.25
$3.40
51 ratings
4.0
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By Middle School Cafe
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.75
$3.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By Middle School Cafe
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
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
$1.95
$1.56
8 ratings
4.0
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By Middle School Cafe
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
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
$2.40
8 ratings
3.8
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By Middle School Cafe
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Projects, Activities
$4.00
$3.20
5 ratings
4.0
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By Middle School Cafe
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$4.00
$3.20
3 ratings
4.0
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By Middle School Cafe
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 Christmas fun to your ELA
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Activities
$3.00
$2.40
2 ratings
4.0
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By Middle School Cafe
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
Subjects:
Literature, Short Stories, Reading Strategies
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$3.50
$2.80
1 rating
4.0
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 Remind your students everyday of the reading skills they need to become great readers. Just print and hang or mount onto construction paper and hang for a quick daily reminder for students of the skills they should be practicing. Included in this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Printables, Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.75
$1.40
1 rating
4.0
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By Middle School Cafe
Questions by chapter sections for Lord of the Flies - Ready to print and go! Each set of questions is divided into sections by chapters (1-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-11 and 12). Perfect for individual work or group discussions. Focuses on more than just
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Printables
$3.00
$2.40
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By Middle School Cafe
This Quarter Folder project is a fun, creative way for students to explore a play and dig a little deeper into the text! I use this with my Shakespeare units, but could really be used with any play. Gives students the opportunity to demonstrate
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$2.00
$1.60
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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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