Not Your Mom's English Teacher

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Not Your Mom's English Teacher
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Students begin with reading an article from Smithsonian.com, answering vocabulary, reading comprehension and inferencing questions on the worksheet. After reading, students will view the film and complete the Fact or Fiction, Conflict and Director's
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Research, Printables, Movie Guides
$2.00
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
Students will begin the lesson with the "Pre-Viewing" research sheet. This worksheet prompts them to choose from a short list of social issues and then research that issue. They will discuss current events and problems going on surrounding this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Black History Month, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Movie Guides, Cultural Activities
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
Elaboration is one of the most difficult things for my middle schoolers to grasp. They want to just recite facts from the text and be done. I created this elaboration practice with that in mind. The PPT walks students through the basic requirements
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
CCSS:
CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.4
$1.50
2 ratings
4.0
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
I love doing weekly podcasts with my 8th graders (and I think they enjoy it too!). This podcast will be great to use around Halloween (or any time really). This zip file comes with an editable word doc (because I like to upload mine to Google
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Halloween
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Minilessons, Internet Activities
CCSS:
RI.8.1, RI.8.3, RI.8.6, RI.8.9, W.8.1
$2.50
3 ratings
3.8
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
Another Poe classic! This Masque of the Red Death lesson is fun and entertaining, and makes for a theme-ified photo op for you class! With this lesson, I first like to go over the history about the Bubonic plague with the students. This sets the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Other, Worksheets
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4
$2.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
Students will listen to the eight minute podcast from NPR All Things Considered. The podcast discusses how time of day affects our performance. As they listen (they may need to listen more than once) they will complete the comprehension questions.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Multimedia, Minilessons, Internet Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.SL.1, CCRA.SL.2
$2.00
1 rating
3.5
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
This walks students through how to write an objective summary with the "Name It, Verb It, Theme It" method. After students learn how to write the objective summary, there are six stations which ask students to gather the information they need for an
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Minilessons
CCSS:
RL.8.2
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This web (book) quest directs students to visit four different websites and the author's note of the book. This web quest prepares them to understand the real history behind this "forgotten holocaust". At the end, the culminating activity asks
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Research, Webquests, Cultural Activities
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
No matter how old we get, we can always use a reminder of how we can grow. This speech given by Admiral McRaven outlines 10 life lessons he shares with the graduating class at University of Texas.As students watch the speech, they will complete a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Multimedia, Minilessons, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
Research: The pre-viewing assignment asks students to research the Freedom Riders and answer 6 questions. Pre-Viewing Discussion on Stereotyping: Students are asked to define stereotyping and then answer several questions about prejudices in the
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Research, Movie Guides
$3.50
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4.0
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
Students will listen to the NPR Code Switch Podcast, a 4:02 audio called "Fighting Bias With Board Games". As students listen they will answer a series of listening comprehension questions (The transcript is also included if you are unable to play
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Other, Minilessons, Games
CCSS:
CCRA.SL.1, CCRA.SL.2
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
Overview: Students will view both secondary sources about Nazi propaganda and primary sources of Nazi propaganda and evaluate the advantages they had using different mediums (print, video, photo, newspaper, radio and music) and analyze the purpose
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Graphic Organizers
$3.00
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
This packet is a template for you to handout to your students and use for various subjects and stories. You decide how many rounds to play and the time limit you want to give them to fill out their meme. You can also put them in groups to make the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
34 multiple choice (reading comprehension/vocabulary/characterization/conflict/writing techniques) 3 short answer 1 essay question 2 extra credit In an editable Word Document so you can add or take away anything. Also check out my: Between Shades
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Novel Study, Excel Spreadsheets
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This project is used as a culminating activity after reading "The Tell-Tale Heart", "The Raven" and "Masque of the Red Death" (you can incorporate any of Poe's stories in this).Students will work in pairs and each have a role: Edgar Allan Poe and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Critical Thinking
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Projects, Printables
$2.00
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This reading discussion guide consists of 51 discussion questions that span the entirety of the novel. It also includes a "Stop n' Write" worksheet for each of the three sections of the book. The "Stop n Write" worksheet directs the students to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study, Printables
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Students will begin by performing a brief research assignment on some of the characters and the Civil Right Movement. Then students will answer the questions on the viewing guide as they watch the movie. After the movie, students will be provided
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Black History Month, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Printables, Movie Guides, Cultural Activities
$3.50
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
Before you begin the lesson to read this, there are several quotes to cut out and give to each student. Students will get different quotes, but all the question for each quote are the same. Discuss the importance and meaning of these quote with your
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets
$3.00
1 rating
3.8
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
I love doing weekly podcasts with my 8th graders (plus its great practice for our state reading test which now has a podcast section). This three and a half minute podcast discusses some truths about social media and how the pictures we post can
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Multimedia, Minilessons, Internet Activities
CCSS:
RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.7, RI.8.10
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By Not Your Mom's English Teacher
Students will read this quick nonfiction article on the return of the bubonic plague. They can either click on the link and read it online, or I have provided a Word Doc copy to print out. The answer key is included in the PDF and PPT document.They
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Minilessons
CCSS:
RI.8.2, RI.8.5, RI.8.6
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I have been teaching on and off since 2006. Follow me @your_moms_a_teacher to see all these great lessons in action!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I pride myself in connecting with middle schoolers, which may not speak well to my maturity level, but it works! I won't lie, some days it is really, really hard, but I love what I do. I find that even I get bored easily nowadays, so I can imagine what its like to sit in a desk for seven hours listening to adults! I like to change up what I am doing daily, but still maintain a routine if that makes sense.

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B.A. in Technical Writing (English) M.A. in Library and Information Science

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