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By Mud and Ink Teaching
Whether you're celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month in September or incorporating more LatinX voices to diversify your curriculum, this digital choice board activity will help students gain exposure to 25 different articles, videos, poems,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Spanish
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Cultural Activities, Google Apps, Activities
$4.50
79
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Google Drive™ folder
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Whether you’re headed back to school or starting a new unit, this team building exercise will get kids engaged and excited about being in your classroom. The Marshmallow Team Building exercise helps teachers establish a classroom atmosphere of
Subjects:
Back to School, The New Year, End of Year
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Staff
Types:
Activities, Simulations
$2.50
143
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Dystopia is the hottest genre on the market right now - especially for teens. If you're teaching high school English, you should probably be teaching dystopia!Check out a Product Preview YouTube video HERE!I explain all you need to know in one
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Thematic Unit Plans, Lesson
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.4, L.9-10.3, L.9-10.4a, L.9-10.5
$10.00
240
Digital Download PDF (0.75 MB)
By Mud and Ink Teaching
From the giltz and glam of flappers to the longing of painful heartbreak, The Great Gatsby has captured teachers and students alike for generations. If you've been following along with me on Instagram @mudandinkteaching, you have probably caught
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson, Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.6, RL.11-12.7, RL.11-12.9, W.11-12.1, W.11-12.1a, W.11-12.1b, W.11-12.1c, W.11-12.1d, W.11-12.1e
$46.00
$35.00
111
Bundle
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Our students CAN make a difference in their own lives, their school, and their community, so why not challenge them to do so with a new project?BE THE CHANGE is your solution! Designed with the Genius Hour methodology in mind, Be the Change is an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, End of Year
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Service Learning, Research
$9.00
163
Digital Download PDF (2.60 MB)
By Mud and Ink Teaching
A Thousand Splendid Suns is a novel with ample opportunity to teach critical thinking skills, close reading, and literary analysis with students. All of the activities, resources, assessments, and creative activities that you need are here.This
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans, Lesson
$43.50
$35.00
34
Bundle
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Close reading might very well be the most used strategy in my secondary ELA classroom. No matter the novel, no matter the poem, no matter the rhetorical analysis passage, students need regular practice with close reading texts and analyzing their
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Assessment
$8.00
83
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Refresh, rebuild, and reimagine the possibilities of teaching dystopia with access to every single dystopian item in the Mud and Ink Teaching store. This bundle contains every dystopian literature product in the Mud and Ink Teaching store and will
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Lesson, Activities
$51.50
$38.00
17
Bundle
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Teaching students about gothic fiction sometimes falls short when we only study one short story. In this mini-unit, put the power of inquiry into your student's hands as they explore the question: to what extent does gothic fiction capture the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Halloween
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Google Apps, Lesson, Activities
$5.00
34
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Romeo and Juliet is Shakespeare's most widely taught play. This complete bundle showcases The Bard's work under the lens of an inquiry-driven philosophy. Students will focus their work on answering the Essential Question: Which is more reliable -
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Lesson
$67.00
$38.00
52
Bundle
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Whether you're celebrating Black History Month in February or incorporating more Black voices to diversify your curriculum, this digital choice board activity will help students gain exposure to 25 different articles, videos, poems, and stories.The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Black History Month, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Cultural Activities, Google Apps, Activities
$4.50
73
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Keeping students engaged with their reading requires a delicate balance of discussion, activity, group work, and quiet time reading. Literature Circle Units, Book Club Meetings, and Independent Reading are all ways that teachers are trying to keep
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Google Apps
$4.50
89
Online Resource
Google Slides™
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Whether you're celebrating Black History Month in February, elevating Hispanic voices in September, or simply looking for easy and meaningful ways to expand the voices present in your curriculum, these digital choice board activities will help
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Cultural Activities, Google Apps, Activities
$31.50
$28.00
42
Bundle
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Reading and writing memoir are powerful ways to have students experiment with narrative writing and have a chance to explore some groundbreaking nonfiction reading.  Whether your students are in the midst of a literature circles unit or wrapping up
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Lesson, Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.9, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.9
$6.00
81
Digital Download PDF (1.29 MB)
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Every English teacher needs new ways to teach argument, rhetoric, and analytical writing. The Inquiry-Based Synthesis Essay is here to save the day!This argument essay is designed to help you out in a quick fix OR to teach in-depth rhetorical
Subjects:
Writing, Writing-Essays, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Lesson, Assessment
CCSS:
RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.2, W.9-10.1, W.11-12.1, W.11-12.1a, W.11-12.1b, W.11-12.2b, W.11-12.9, W.11-12.10
$44.00
$35.00
75
Bundle
By Mud and Ink Teaching
If you're ready to start getting serious about back to school, don't think twice about purchasing these products individually - grab ALL of my best selling back to school lessons, surveys, and more RIGHT HERE for a HUGE discount!About Mud and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Back to School, Classroom Community
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Google Apps, Lesson
$37.50
$28.00
50
Bundle
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Every teacher asks their students to complete some kind of student survey at the beginning of the year, but have you considered moving that survey to Google Forms? If your school is 1:1, here is your chance to move paperless with ease!What does
Subjects:
Other (ELA), For All Subject Areas, Back to School
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Classroom Forms, Google Apps
$2.50
156
Digital Download PDF (0.70 MB)
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Whether you're studying a classic gothic novel like Frankenstein, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, or Dracula or you're exploring some other texts in literature circles, this digital choice board activity will help students gain exposure to 25
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, For All Subjects
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Cultural Activities, Google Apps, Activities
$4.50
15
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Google Jamboard™ templates are tools to help improve engagement and structure class discussions in the classroom. This product contains fifteen templates that can be inserted into a Jamboard™ or Slide™, projected in a virtual meeting or on an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Classroom Community
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Graphic Organizers, Google Apps, Interactive Whiteboard
$7.00
$6.00
97
Bundle
By Mud and Ink Teaching
Fahrenheit 451 s is a novel with ample opportunity to teach critical thinking skills, close reading, the dystopian genre, and literary analysis with students. All of the activities, resources, assessments and creative activities that you need are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Google Apps, Lesson, Activities
$10.00
15
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been discovering the amazing mysteries and joys of language arts with 10th and 12th grade students in West Chicago for the past five years. Teaching has been my passion since I was a little girl playing school in my basement.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My teaching style would best be described as "discovery in the making". I approach each day with my students with an open mind and a hope to get side tracked into great, authentic discussion about literature, writing, and the world we live in. To learn more about my classroom, visit my blog! http://mudandink.blogspot.com/

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I am a 2004 Golden Apple Scholar award winner and two time speaker at the National Character Education Forum. I am passionate about raising curious, driven, worldly, and caring young men and women!

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I attended Illinois Wesleyan University from 2004-2008 and received a bachelor's degree in English. I later attended Concordia University Chicago from 2010-2012 and received my ESL certification and a Master's in Curriculum & Instruction.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am happy to create custom products for you! Please inbox me for any ideas or projects that you have in mind and I'd be happy to work with you to create something challenging, creative, and linked to the Core!

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