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Update: Season 2 lesson plans are now available. Featured by Mind/Shift,The Wall Street Journal andSlate.com, nearly 300 pages of teacher guides and printable student worksheets covering season 1, episodes 1-12 of the podcast "Serial." This is a
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Update: Season 2 lesson plans are now available. If you enjoy season 1, you might also enjoy season 2. All Season 1 Serial units are now available. If you think you might use all 5 units, we recommend purchasing them as a bundle, and saving 20%.
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Update: Season 2 lesson plans are now available. If you enjoy season 1, you might also enjoy season 2. All Season 1 Serial units are now available. If you think you might use all 5 units, we recommend purchasing them as a bundle, and saving 20%.
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Update: Season 2 lesson plans are now available. If you enjoy season 1, you might also enjoy season 2. All Season 1 Serial units are now available. If you think you might use all 5 units, we recommend purchasing them as a bundle, and saving 20%.
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Update: Season 2 lesson plans are now available. If you enjoy season 1, you might also enjoy season 2. All Season 1 Serial units are now available. If you think you might use all 5 units, we recommend purchasing them as a bundle, and saving 20%.
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Update: Season 2 lesson plans are now available. If you enjoy season 1, you might also enjoy season 2. All Season 1 Serial units are now available. If you think you might use all 5 units, we recommend purchasing them as a bundle, and saving 20%.
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"Standards-based Grading" is primarily a rubric for all 32 ELA Common Core Anchor Standards, written in a language that students (and parents) can understand, and scaffolded for all levels of proficiency. This unit contains "The Checklist," which
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This 1-2 hour lesson uses Richard Brautigan's short story "I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone" to teach extended metaphor and figurative language to high school aged students. The story is available for free on the web, as well as video of a
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Grab episodes 1-11 in this bundle and save 30%! As mentioned by The Wall Street Journal and featured by Slate.com, our lesson plans for Serial continue to be very popular. This particular unit is 416 pages (dozens of full lessons, quizzes, and
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Grab episodes 1-3 in this bundle and save 20%! As mentioned by The Wall Street Journal and featured by Slate.com, our lesson plans for Serial continue to be very popular. This particular unit is 128 pages (dozens of full lessons and quizzes) of
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As mentioned by The Wall Street Journal and featured by Slate.com, our lesson plans for Serial continue to be very popular. This particular unit is 46 pages (eight full lessons, plus a quiz) of teacher guides and printable student worksheets
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Almost everywhere we look, there are everyday people, businesses, and politicians who are attempting to manipulate others with various arguments and advertisements. The only way to truly defend oneself from these persuasive attempts is to understand
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As mentioned by The Wall Street Journal and featured by Slate.com, our lesson plans for Serial continue to be very popular. This particular unit is 40 pages (6 full lessons, plus a quiz) of teacher guides and printable student worksheets covering
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These lessons cover the basics of discerning between credible and false journalism (and the gradient between the two), using contemporary (but non-controversial) examples. There is also a slideshow (in PDF format) with links to examples of terms, as
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Grab episodes 4-6 in this bundle and save 20%! As mentioned by The Wall Street Journal and featured by Slate.com, our lesson plans for Serial continue to be very popular. This particular unit is 108 pages (dozens of full lessons and quizzes) of
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As mentioned by The Wall Street Journal and featured by Slate.com, our lesson plans for Serial continue to be very popular. This particular unit is 36 pages (6 full lessons, plus a quiz) of teacher guides and printable student worksheets covering
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Grab episodes 1-3 in a discounted bundle, here. As mentioned by The Wall Street Journal and featured by Slate.com, our lesson plans for Serial continue to be very popular. This particular unit is 35 pages (5 full lessons, plus a quiz) of teacher
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Grab episodes 7-9 in this bundle and save 20%! As mentioned by The Wall Street Journal and featured by Slate.com, our lesson plans for Serial continue to be very popular. This particular unit is 100 pages (dozens of full lessons and quizzes) of
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Grab episodes 10-11 in this bundle and save 20%! As mentioned by The Wall Street Journal and featured by Slate.com, our lesson plans for Serial continue to be very popular. This particular unit is 86 pages (11 full lessons and 3 quizzes) of teacher
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

10 years of teaching high school, mostly AP English. 1 year of teaching composition at the University of Colorado.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Student-centered

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Nominated for Teacher of the Year three times. Speaker at graduation ceremony four times

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Masters Degree in English Literature, Univ. of Colorado

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Every resource on my TPT store is a collaborative effort between me and my wife, whose background is in marketing and digital media. I (Mike) create, write, and test the lessons, and she (Melissa) edits, improves, designs and promotes them. Having worked at our own separate jobs for so many years, being able to partner together with such a striking compliment of skills and abilities has been an absolute blessing for us.

I (Mike) am a high school ELA teacher, as well as a golf coach, ASB coordinator, and education writer at The Atlantic. (You can read my pieces here at The Atlantic).

She (Melissa) has spent the past 10 years working in marketing and communications, with a specialty in digital media.

My blog is at mrgodsey.com You can follow me on Instagram and Twitter at @TheMrGodsey

Melissa's blog is at melissajenna.com And you can follow her on Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter at @melissajenna

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