Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard

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Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
These activities use songs and recut trailers to introduce the ideas of mood and tone in a way that students can understand. Then, they transition from songs/trailers and into writing. This packet includes a note-taking sheet for students to use
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4
$2.99
14 ratings
3.9
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
This activity provides students with 12 events from the short story, Rikki-Tikki Tavi by Rudyard Kipling. Students identify which part of the plot diagram the event would belong. Answer key is on page two.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
RL.6.3, RL.7.3, RL.8.2
$1.00
13 ratings
3.9
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
Students take on the role of lawyers and defend a statement about Theseus's character. In a group of five, each student has a different role in order to contribute to their group's "case file." In the end, they present the information to the
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.8.1, RL.9-10.1
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7 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
This product includes the short story Charles by Shirley Jackson, as well as a follow-up character analysis activity. The character analysis activity requires students to look closely at the character of Laurie and ultimately write a thesis
Subjects:
Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
RL.9-10.3
$1.99
6 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
A comprehensive unit to teach students how to write personal memoirs of all types. The unit includes six merged documents : 1) definitions of all memoir styles 2) practice sheet matching the type of memoir to a description 3) a quiz on the memoir
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans, Activities
CCSS:
W.7.2, W.8.2, W.9-10.2, W.11-12.2
$2.99
6 ratings
3.9
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
This example demonstrates the difference between formal and informal writing. This is a fictional letter from a teacher to a principal requesting permission to attend a workshop. One page is a formal request and the other is an informal
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
W.6.1d, W.6.2e, W.7.1d, W.7.2e, W.8.1d, W.8.2e
$1.99
3 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
This PowerPoint provides students with explanation and guidelines for narrative writing tasks that are based on a piece of reading, which is found on the PARCC assessment. This Ppt provides an example using the text "Seventh Grade" by Gary Soto.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Writing
Grades:
7th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
W.7.3, W.7.3a, W.7.3b, W.7.3c, W.7.3d, W.7.3e
$1.99
5 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
Twelve common phrases in weather are quizzed. The quiz includes a listening and a matching section. The prompts for the listening section are included with the teacher materials.
Subjects:
French
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.99
4 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
This PowerPoint takes students through first-, second- and third-(omniscient and limited) person points of view. It also provides a definition of point of view and why it is important to recognize it. The student notes can be purchased
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.6.6, RL.7.6, RL.8.6
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
Students can use these fill-in-the-blank notes to record information while viewing the Point of View PowerPoint (purchased separately). The PowerPoint takes students through first-, second- and third-(omniscient and limited) person points of view.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Outlines
CCSS:
RL.6.6, RL.7.6, RL.8.6
$1.00
2 ratings
3.9
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
This PowerPoint takes students through the three types of irony with definitions, examples, and videos. After the lesson, there is a review activity where students are shown a picture and have to identify the type of irony represented.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.8.5, RL.8.6
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5 ratings
3.9
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
This graphic organizer allows students to take notes on five types of character development techniques that authors use. This could also be used for students to organize examples for each of the five identified types of character development
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.6.3, RL.7.3, RL.8.3, RL.9-10.3
$1.00
2 ratings
3.8
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
This document includes four different literary term activities that can be completed in a rotating station format or individually. Each activity contains directions for the student and is designed for students to work together in small groups. At
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Literacy Center Ideas, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
RL.8.4
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4 ratings
3.7
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
This is a small-group activity where students take on the role as lawyers to defend or prosecute a statement about their book. The activity is designed for five people and each person plays a specific role for the case. The purpose of this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1, RL.9-10.1, RL.11-12.1
$2.99
2 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
This is one of two PowerPoints that are companion documents for a unit titled "Writing Memoirs Unit," also in our store. The second PowerPoint is called "Writing the Coming of Age Memoir". The additional unit documents are listed below: A
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Unit Plans, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
W.7.2, W.8.2, W.9-10.2, W.11-12.2
$1.99
3 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
This is one of two PowerPoints that are companion documents for a unit titled "Writing Memoirs Unit," also in our store. The second PowerPoint is called "Writing the Coming of Age Memoir". The additional unit documents are listed below: A
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons, Graphic Organizers
$1.99
4 ratings
3.9
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
Using a Tournament Bracket style activity, students analyze Katniss' character traits from Part I, II, and III of The Hunger Games. For each trait, students must provide textual evidence that supports the trait. After reading Part II, students
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Rubrics
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
Students will create a booklet containing the twelve months of the year including sports, holidays, and weather. A scoring rubric is included. This may be paper-and-pencil or digital.
Subjects:
French
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Cultural Activities
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2 ratings
4.0
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
This form combines four roles into one paper. With students completing more than one role, the discussion is more likely to be sustained, even when students have not completed the entire paper. This addresses a weakness in lit. circles when
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
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By Mrs Damminger and Mr Richard
Students are tested using formal and informal greetings through a variety of situations. A scoring rubric is provided.
Subjects:
French
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Assessment
$1.99
2 ratings
3.5
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

MRS. DAMMINGER-- 9 Years teaching Middle School Reading/ELA Reading Specialist MR. RICHARD-- 10 years teaching French (grades 6-12, Penn State teaching asst.)/ 15 years teaching English/ELA (middle school, high school)

MY TEACHING STYLE

Mr. Richard and I (Mrs. Damminger) have worked together for over nine years. We collaborate and combine our wealth of knowledge in order to give our students the best possible learning experience. We both bring different strengths to the table, and our students benefit from our collaborative relationship.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year Finalist (2012, 2013) (M. Richard)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

MRS. DAMMINGER-- B.A. in Education (K-8) Reading Certification M.A. in Reading with Reading Specialist Certification Supervisory Certification MR. RICHARD-- B.A in French/English education M.A. in French with emphasis on language acquisition NBPTS certified ages 11-15 in English (2001-2011)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Ms. Damminger: New Jersey native, married with kids Mr. Richard: Louisiana native, married with kids We love our families!

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