Miss Alexandra
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Miss Alexandra
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***File revised on August 3, 2014. Updates include 1) correction of small typo, 2) font improvement, and 3) the addition of vocabulary assignments. I have created resources that may be used in conjunction to viewing the documentary, Blackfish.
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This is an activity that may be used in conjunction with viewing the popular children's movie, Matilda. There are questions from the film, graphic organizer, and three extended-response prompts. Personal Experience: I have yet to encounter a class
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This Cinco de Mayo activity pack is designed for middle school students and junior high school students (5-8). I created my own activities after finding that many of the resources for Cinco de Mayo are geared toward K-3. So, if you are a middle
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This PowerPoint presentation focuses on TEXT STRUCTURE. Slides include information on 1) description, 2) cause & effect, 3) chronological order, 4) compare & contrast, 5) problem & solution, 6) order of importance, and 7) spatial
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The booklet contains reading passages about Thanksgiving with corresponding activities, and assignments. I hope it serves you well in your classroom. You may or may not use all of the content in one lesson. Product includes: 1) The history of
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The booklet contains Halloween passages, activities, and assignments. I hope it serves you well in your classroom. You may or may not use all of the content in one lesson. Product includes: 1) The history of Halloween 2) Halloween Symbols &
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This booklet contains fables that are in need of proofreading. Students will need to identify all of the spelling, grammar and punctuation errors by utilizing the correct editing marks. With my students, I not only had them correct the errors with
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The booklet contains passages, activities, and assignments regarding Memorial Day. I hope it serves you well in your classroom. You may or may not use all of the content in one lesson. This product includes: 1) The history of Memorial Day 2)
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This activity may be used as an introductory lesson before reading Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl. You will need access to the following websites in order to complete this handout: 1)
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The booklet contains Veterans Day passages, activities, and assignments. I hope it serves you well in your classroom. You may or may not use all of the content in one lesson. This booklet was specially made by request. Product includes: 1) The
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This product includes 10 simple prompts and frames for practice with 5 paragraph essays. Product might work well as: *A supplement to a unit that introduces the concept of a 5 paragraph essay *A resource for students who still struggle with the
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This PowerPoint presentation focuses on 1) Poetic structure, 2) Devices, and 3) Imagery. I hope it serves you well in your classroom. If you like this resource, please rate and comment. As always, if you have any questions or input, feel free to
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This is an activity that may be used in conjunction with viewing Diary of a Wimpy Kid. There are questions from the film, as well as three extended response prompts. Personal Experience: I first used this activity last year with my 6th grade
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This is an activity that may be used in conjunction with viewing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. There are questions from the film, a graphic organizer, and three extended-response prompts. If you like this resource, please rate and comment. As
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This is an activity that may be used in conjunction with viewing the film, The Karate Kid. There are 7 questions for students to answer throughout viewing the movie, a graphic organizer, and extended-response prompts. If you like this resource,
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The booklet contains Labor Day passages, activities, and assignments. I hope it serves you well in your classroom. You may or may not use all of the content in one lesson. Product includes: 1) The history of Labor Day 2) Labor Day Traditions 3)
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This is an activity that may be used in conjunction with viewing the popular film, Edward Scissorhands. Information about the film: Age: 13+ Genre: Comedy-Drama Run Time: 105 minutes Themes: * Social-Emotional Learning ~ Friendship &
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**Update: I have added a guided notes handout to be used in conjunction with the PowerPoint.** I've tried to make this 20-slide PowerPoint detailed, yet concise. It touches on various aspects of Shakespeare's life including his childhood, wife and
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I have created resources that may be used while reading the short story, The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell. I have also included a movie guide that coincides the 1932 film version starring Joel McCrea and Fay Wray. This product
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I have created a series of posters for Black History Month. Each group of eight posters has a certain focus: dancers, politicians, poets/authors, etc. In my classroom, I usually focus on one group per week during Black History Month. I found this to
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

English teacher (grade 9), Language Arts teacher (grades 6, 7, 8), reading intervention instructor (grades 6-9), reading and writing tutor (grades 4-12), and drama teacher/director (all ages).

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ISBE Highly Qualified Teacher (ELA)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA Education w/ minors in English Literature and Theatre + MA English Literature: Shakespeare Studies

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I am a firm believer of incorporating the Arts in Education!