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By MrsSimmonsELA
NOTE: This will NOT work with PowerPoint 2010 or earlier versions. This PowerPoint is an excellent resource to teach your students 8 different types of characters found in literature. It contains 10 YouTube video scenes from various movies embedded
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia, Video Files
CCSS:
CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.6
$5.00
12 ratings
3.2
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By MrsSimmonsELA
This PowerPoint includes descriptions, examples, and practice sentences for action, linking and helping verbs.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1
$3.00
10 ratings
3.9
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By MrsSimmonsELA
A PowerPoint presentation that covers the literary elements foreshadowing, flashback, suspense and cliffhanger, including embedded YouTube video examples for each. NOTE: This video requires QuickTime to play the embedded videos!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Multimedia
$4.50
14 ratings
4.0
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By MrsSimmonsELA
This unit includes 7 different files with over 20 pages of activities for the short story Rikki Tikki Tavi! All activities are Common Core aligned, and allow for differentiation for different levels of learners. Included are: 1. Building Background
Subjects:
Short Stories, Writing-Essays, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Guided Reading Books
$6.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By MrsSimmonsELA
This is a text to film compare and contrast guide to be used after reading the short story "The Smallest Dragonboy" by Anne McCaffrey. It includes varieties of Venn diagrams for character traits, setting, plot events, problem and solution, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.7, RL.7.10
$2.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By MrsSimmonsELA
This PowerPoint is an introduction to adjectives and adverbs including notes, sample sentences, and answer key. Additionally, it includes three slides of external links that students can access via their tablet or laptop to practice identifying
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1
$3.50
2 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PPTX (0.37 MB)
By MrsSimmonsELA
This product is a fully engaging technology-based project based on the novel Red Scarf Girl! Students will be split into groups and assigned a series of chapters. They will then create their Google site and share their link (I had my students create
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Internet Activities
$5.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By MrsSimmonsELA
This is a PowerPoint of journal prompts your students can answer as they read the novel Stand Tall by Joan Bauer.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Novel Study
$1.50
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By MrsSimmonsELA
This PowerPoint teaches students the difference between tone and mood in literature, and includes several practice passages that can be printed as handouts, or uploaded to student's laptops/tablets. It is an interactive and thorough resource!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Printables
CCSS:
RL.7.4, RI.7.4
$3.00
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By MrsSimmonsELA
This product is a complete reproducible bundle of creative writing thought organizer and scaffolding activities! It consists of four pages that students can complete in order to build a creative, literary masterpiece. Thebundle includes space for a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Scaffolded Notes
CCSS:
RL.7.1, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.3
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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By MrsSimmonsELA
This PowerPoint includes a review of external and internal conflict complete with embedded video examples of each. It also includes an activity at the end that can either be printed or used as a whole-class assessment of differentiating between
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia, Video Files
CCSS:
RL.7.10, CCRA.R.2
$3.50
1 rating
1.5
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By MrsSimmonsELA
This graphic organizer can be used in notebooks for students to learn new vocabulary words. I have my students cut these out, glue them into their notebooks and complete them before each story we read! They make an excellent study tool as well.
Subjects:
Reading, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Interactive Notebooks
$1.00
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By MrsSimmonsELA
This graphic organizer can be used in an activity to help students view a scene of a story from a different character's point of view. It is highly scaffolded and a great activity to prepare students for writing a full paragraph with dialogue.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Handouts, Printables, Graphic Organizers
$1.50
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By MrsSimmonsELA
This is an editable PowerPoint presentation to teach students the difference between nouns and pronouns! It specifically includes the following: common, proper, and possessive nouns + personal and possessive pronouns. If your classroom is equipped
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Printables
$1.50
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By MrsSimmonsELA
Students receive as many of these as you prefer per marking period, and can redeem them at the end for extra credit points!
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Math, Science
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Printables
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught at a private Catholic school in southern California for the past 5 years. Two years spent in 5th, three years in 7th. I teach English/Language Arts and Literacy.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I like to teach kids how to teach themselves :)

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

SDSU: B.A. Psychology, English CA Single subject English credential CA Supplementary Psychology credential WHTU: M.Ed

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am just a dog loving wine enthusiast married to a wonderful man who hears the ups and downs of teaching hormonal 13 year olds day in and day out and still loves me!

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