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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
Are you wanting to teach Tuesdays with Morrie but are unsure what to do? Do you need ideas for lessons, activities, teaching strategies, and classroom discussions/work that are completely aligned with the English/Language Arts standards? Look no
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans, Whole Courses
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.5, RL.9-10.7, RL.9-10.9, RL.9-10.10, W.9-10.1, W.9-10.4, W.9-10.5, W.9-10.6...
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
To introduce students to Tuesdays With Morrie, here is a great resource!This resource includes: Notes on the "Last Lecture" given by Randy Pausch, who was battling pancreatic cancer. "The Last Lecture" clip, which can be found on YouTube (click
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Instructional Technology
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Scaffolded Notes, Video Files
CCSS:
RI.7.7, RI.8.7, RI.9-10.7, RI.11-12.7
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is an excellent mid-book test for Tuesdays with Morrie, it is 29 questions and a combination of true/false, multiple choice, matching, and short answer. It focuses on comprehension, important themes, and characters. Answer key included! IF
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Test Preparation
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.10
$8.50
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is an excellent writing activity for a coach, mentor, teacher or influential figure in a student's life. It also relates to Tuesdays with Morrie (My Morrie Poems)! For the assignment, the student will choose two people to write two template
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Rubrics
CCSS:
W.9-10.3d, W.9-10.5, W.9-10.10, W.11-12.3d, W.11-12.5, W.11-12.10
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is a wonderful project to do as an introduction activity, or as an assignment early on in reading Tuesdays with Morrie! The first assignment sheet asks students to gather 3 items or pictures that symbolize/represent them in some way. They will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Oral Communication
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
W.6.2b, W.7.2b, W.8.2b, W.9-10.2b, W.11-12.2b, SL.6.5, SL.7.5, SL.8.5, SL.8.6, SL.9-10.4, SL.11-12.4
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
An assignment sheet for writing a final paper over Tuesdays with Morrie! This paper is focused on 'Lessons from Morrie Schwartz,' and asks students to choose two of Morrie's aphorisms and explain them in their own words, as they are represented in
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Nonfiction Book Study
CCSS:
W.9-10.2b, W.9-10.3e, W.11-12.2b, W.11-12.3e, W.11-12.4
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is a super fun and easy activity to get students to connect to the ideas in Tuesdays with Morrie! As Morrie reaches closer to his death, he talks about what animal he'd like to be reincarnated as. This is a great opportunity to explain how
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.7.2, RL.8.2, RL.9-10.2, RL.11-12.2
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
A complete lesson plan for Tuesdays with Morrie, focused on the theme of 'coach'/mentor in the novel and encouraging students to connect to their own lives and write template poems to/about the influential people in their lives! This lesson plan is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
CCSS:
RL.9-10.2, W.9-10.4, W.9-10.5, W.9-10.6, SL.9-10.6
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is a worksheet that connects to Tuesdays with Morrie and the idea of 'tension of opposites,' which Morrie explains to Mitch. Excellent teaching resource and notes sheet!
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.4
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is an excellent study guide for a Mid-Book Test over Tuesdays With Morrie. Includes important questions from each section and a complete answer key at the end! **CLICK [HERE] FOR THE FULL MID-BOOK TEST AND ANSWER KEY!
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Test Prep, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.10
$7.50
1
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is a chapter review/study guide for the 5th-8th Tuesdays in Tuesdays with Morrie. Product includes answer key! TO SEE THE FULL QUIZ, CLICK [HERE]!
Subjects:
ELA Test Prep, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Study Guides, Handouts, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
RL.8.2, RL.9-10.3
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is a great comprehension quiz for early in the book, Tuesdays with Morrie! Answer key included!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.6.10, RL.7.10, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.10
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is the assignment sheet, brainstorming sheet, and rubric for the Who Am I/My Culture Paper! **[see Who Am I/My Culture 3 Items Assignment Packet for more information]. This is a paper about one's self--the students will choose three items
Subjects:
Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Rubrics, Cultural Activities
CCSS:
W.6.2b, W.7.2b, W.8.2b, W.9-10.2b, W.11-12.2b
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is a backwards-design lesson plan for ending Tuesdays with Morrie. It focuses on the point or message of the story, as well as an ending activity of writing a letter to the author, Mitch Albom. Here are the Assignment Sheets: - Letter to Mitch
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.W.3
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is the Letter to Mitch Assignment and Rubric that is a wonderful closing activity for the book, Tuesdays with Morrie. The Assignment Sheet and Rubric are detailed and really help students to make connections between the text and their personal
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.W.3
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This is an excellent journal to use closer to the end of the book, Tuesdays with Morrie. This journal is opinion-based and challenges students to think about their opinions on the "Nightline" Interviews and whether they believe the interviews are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Reflective Journals for Teachers, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.7, W.9-10.1, W.9-10.2b, W.11-12.1, W.11-12.2b
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
Quiz over the 5th-9th Tuesdays and any sections in-between! Excellent for high school students! TO SEE THE STUDY GUIDE, CLICK [HERE].
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
An initial journal assignment to connect students to the text, Tuesdays with Morrie, from the first reading. Serves as a great introduction and connection tool! Can be applied for middle or high school students.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Reflective Journals for Teachers, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
W.6.2, W.6.2e, W.6.3d, W.7.9, W.7.10, W.8.9, W.8.10, W.9-10.9, W.9-10.10, W.11-12.9, W.11-12.10
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
Scaffolded notes to help students with independent reading of the last few chapters in Tuesdays with Morrie.
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Handouts, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.5, RL.7.2, RL.8.2, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.5
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By Miss Donnelly's Daily Apple
This journal assignment is about family and connects the idea of relationships and family in the book Tuesdays with Morrie and the students' personal lives!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Reflective Journals for Teachers, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
W.6.2b, W.7.2b, W.8.2b, W.9-10.2b, W.11-12.2b
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Hi! I'm Marisa Donnelly. I'm a teacher certified in English, Reading, Language Arts, and Coaching I currently teach students in the Southern California area, Beijing, and all over the world through my small business, Be A Light (remote-based writing coaching/tutoring/editing services). I'm passionate about creating approachable, useful, and fun resources to engage students and make learning a positive experience!

MY TEACHING STYLE

How is my teaching? Passionate, student-centered, focused on relationship-building, interactive, collaborative, engaging, and fun!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Waldorf University's President's Award 2015

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Waldorf College, 2015 B.S. in Secondary English Education B.A. in English B.A. in Creative Writing Endorsements: Secondary Reading Secondary Coaching

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