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WHAT IS IT? ★ An anchor chart that can be blown up and posted in your room ★ A one-page quick reference for students to use all year when analyzing authors craft and rhetorical devices. WHAT'S THE CONTENT? ★ 7 Rhetorical Devices Defined and
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Overview: Start the year with ‘Ready, Set, TNReady Bell Ringer Races’ for ELA in the middle grades (6-8). Featuring an engaging and motivating theme with independent student tracking built in, this bundle provides bell ringers for you to use the
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OVERVIEW: Grammar instruction is changing dramatically in the age of Common Core. Instead of skills-based, multiple-choice questions, students must correct errors in context. This requires students to have an exceptional and rigorous understanding
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WHAT IS IT? ★ An anchor chart to be printed and hung in your room -AND- ★ A one-page quick reference to print for students to use all year reading complex texts, reading for comprehension, and analyzing + correcting sentence constructions (grammar)
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This is a mixed-standard review of all standards strands for the 7th Grade ELA (English Language Arts). Standards covered on this review cover an entire year of middle school ELA. This was specifically designed for the state of Tennessee. This
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This anchor chart provides sentence starts for students to utilize when citing evidence from a text.The anchor chart also includes helpful transition words when making connections between evidence and thesis/ claims. Other Related Anchor
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Overview: This fun and interactive game of Jeopardy includes 5 categories of questions (based on passages) with 25-aligned TNReady ELA questions for Middle School. This bundle comes with the Jeopardy PowerPoint and student answer materials with
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This lesson is designed for TNReady standards for the Middle School English Language Arts Curriculum. All work with Informational Texts relies on the foundational skills of finding main and central idea. This lesson re-introduces students to main
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This lesson is designed for 7th Grade ELA Students to learn, review, and master selecting a reliable research source and to determine which sentence is irrelevant to a paragraph. The lesson begins with notes about what a reliable source is
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This Powerpoint includes multiple-choice questions covering communication, research, and grammar standards. The questions provided in the game are multiple-choice and focus on identifying distractors that commonly distract students. The student
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Overview: Revamp how you get to know your students when you head back to school! Instead of giving students a questionnaire to fill out at their desk, reinforce your classroom procedures and get students up and moving to learn more about
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This lesson is designed for 7th Grade ELA Students. The content is aligned to grammar, literature, research, communication, and vocabulary standards that students need to master in middle school. The standards are specifically aligned to Tennessee
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Comma Rules Anchor Chart WHAT IS IT? ★ Overview of 7 most common comma rules ★ Hang in your classroom as an anchor chart and print out a copy for students as a quick reference to keep in their binders throughout the year WHAT'S THE CONTENT? ★ The
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This is a mixed-skill lesson that spirals in grammar skills that are traditionally the most challenging for the middle school student. This is a review lesson intended to provide an opportunity to progress monitor while students work. The packet
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HOW DOES THIS RELATE TO COMMON CORE/ TNREADY? Common Core aligned standards require students to do more than read and write. They must be able to analyze the effectiveness of an argument (hint Rhetorical Triangle) and construct persuasive arguments.
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Prepare your students for the paper version of TNReady Part II with 30-aligned questions in the Reading Literature, Reading Informational Texts, and Language standards. Easily assess student mastery by standard using the 2-page answer key designed
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This is a lesson designed to help middle school students review conjunctions with an emphasis on distinguishing between the two types of conjunctions by identifying sentence types. There is also a strong emphasis on identifying the relationship a
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This lesson is a wholesale review of what a subject, verb, and pronoun are + how to ensure they agree in a sentence. The packet includes three different notes tables (one for each skill) that are easy references for students as they answer
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Start the school year by showing middle school students why reading matters instead of just telling them. Give students examples of logos (and start teaching the rhetorical triangle) about the power of reading. This 10-slide PowerPoint uses
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This MASSIVE BUNDLE of 15 versatile Quick References and Anchor Charts provides the key points your students need to be successful in Middle School ELA. This versatile bundle can be printed as posters, quick references for students, notes, or study
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've taught 7th grade writing and social studies at a charter school in North Nashville. Now, I teach in a high-performing district south of Nashville, where I teach a 7th grade blended reading and writing class.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe in a balanced literacy model using catch and release methods to scaffold learning for all students. Writing and reading go hand in hand in my book, so I am to integrate both modalities of communication into all classes. I think creative and personal expression is the most effective way to engage students in reading/ writing, so journaling and authentic mentor texts weave their way into my classroom. My management style in a blend of Teach Like a Champion taxonomy and Love and Logic. While I believe in a traditional lesson structure for skill-based learning, I love to experiment with stations, writing-response heavy classes, and Socratic seminars as I weave more Common-Core aligned standards into my classroom.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I was a Truman Scholar Finalist for the state of Idaho using a policy brief advocating for Arts Education. I was an Ingram Scholar at Vanderbilt University, a full-tuition scholarship for service learning. I've researched the efficacy of creative writing programs on community development and presented this research at the International Reading Association (IRA) national conference in 2013. I also presented this research at Harvard at the HCURA Conference. I am a Coca Cola Scholar, an Imagining America Joy of Giving Something Scholarship Recipient, and upon my graduation from college, I received the Willis D. Hawley award for public service in Peabody College.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I went to a private, International Baccalaureate school in Boise, Idaho. I did my undergraduate work in Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. I have a Masters in Instructional Practice from Lipscomb University.

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