Mockingbird Teaching

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Mockingbird Teaching
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Hi! I am a middle and high school English teacher from Chicago, now teaching in Alaska. I am passionate about helping students write using the evidence based argument and helping them grow in reading comprehension.
 
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This is a project for a middle or high school Family and Consumer Science class. Students are responsible for picking a recipe, writing out the procedure for cooking that recipe, and then may receive extra credit for baking it and taking a picture
Subjects:
Family Consumer Sciences, Cooking
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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Assessment
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This is a comprehensive viewing guide for Alfred Hitchock’s film “Rear Window” starring Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly. This guide includes a character chart, plot notes, and a chart where students take note of cinematic effects that the director
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts, Visual Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
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For this activity students will compare and contrast the song and music video of "Love Story" by Taylor Swift with Act II scene iv of Romeo and Juliet. This is a synthesis activity where students have to think critically about the scene, and also
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
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Comprehensive reading questions over every act in Romeo and Juliet. Acts 4 and 5 are on the same document because they are shorter acts. The questions range from basic plot, to analysis of literary devices and characterization.
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
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Detailed reading questions for each act of Othello. These questions cover basic plot points, deeper understanding, and literary devices.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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Worksheets
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This activity helps students to compare and contrast the poems "I Hear America Singing" by Walt Whitman and "I Too, Sing America" by Langston Hughes. Students will read and reflect on the poems and then create their own "call and response" poems
Subjects:
Poetry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities
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In this assignment students will write a brief memoir piece of their own to demonstrate what they learned from reading the memoir "Night". This assessment includes instructions and a rubric. My students loved this activity and it showed a great
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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This comprehensive viewing guide for the classic film North by Northwest contains comprehension questions about the plot, and also asks students to consider Hitchock’s use of elements of suspense and cinematic effects to communicate a message. This
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English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

5 years

MY TEACHING STYLE

Relational, reading comprehension based, rigorous. Emphasis on writing assessments that use evidence based arguments.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

University of Illinois - BA in English and Education

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

High school teacher for 4 years - freshman, freshman honors, sophomore, junior, and senior English Middle School teacher for 1 year - 6-8th grade English

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