Roots in Education

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Roots in Education
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This handout provides students with notes on both main idea and theme, and then asks students to compare and contrast those two topics using a Venn diagram.
Subjects:
Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.7.2, RI.6.2, RI.7.2
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This resource includes a DBQ response sheet and all accompanying documents. Everything you need to present your students with an introductory-level DBQ is included. Simply make enough copies for each of your students.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text
Grades:
6th
Types:
DBQs
CCSS:
RI.6.1, W.6.1
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This common-core based reading packet asks students to truly analyze what they are reading, asking them to summarize, define unknown words and phrases, and write responses to high-level prompts. Additionally, there is a visual, pictoral-based aspect
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Novel Study, Homework, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.4, W.6.1
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This fun, engaging project asks students to take on the mindset of a movie producer for the film adaptation of their choice novel. This project can be used for any novel, and can be adapted to be more rigorous if needed. The project is meaningful
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
6th
Types:
Projects, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.6.3
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Students take notes in their writing folders as the teacher reviews this presentation with them. The presentation features specific various techniques for beginning a narrative, and not the cliched "Start with onomatopoeia!" or "Ask the reader a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
W.5.3, W.5.3a, W.6.3, W.6.3a, W.7.3, W.7.3a
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This product is a printable set of notes on central idea. The notes are duplicated on one page, so that you can easy make copies and cut down the middle to save paper and time. If printed horizontally and cut in half, these fit perfectly in a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text
Grades:
6th
Types:
Handouts, Printables
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RI.6.2
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This visually appealing, basic-level anchor chart explains the different types of conflict in literature.
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th
Types:
Handouts
CCSS:
RL.6.3
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This brief PowerPoint introduces the concept of DBQs (Document or Data-Based Questions) to middle school students. DBQs are gaining traction with younger learners, and this resource introduces this new concept in a simple way.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, DBQs, Minilessons
CCSS:
RI.5.1, RI.6.1
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This fun, engaging project asks students to develop a storyboard for the film adaptation of their choice novel. This project can be used for any novel, and can be adapted to be more rigorous if needed. The project is meaningful and valid, and truly
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th
Types:
Projects, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.6.3, RL.6.5
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A printable poster that is to be laminated and taped to your fire seat for Socratic Seminars.
Subjects:
Other (ELA)
Grades:
6th, 7th
Types:
Printables
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This activity asks students who are reading Louis Sachar's Holes to predict two possible themes of the novel, as well as cite evidence for their argument.
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
6th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2
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This product is a printable set of notes on characterization and character motivation. The notes are duplicated on one page, so that you can easy make copies and cut down the middle to save paper and time. If printed horizontally and cut in half,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
6th
Types:
Handouts, Printables
CCSS:
RL.6.3
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This DBQ essay asks students to think about the various Latin American liberators and use four first-hand documents to support their claim. The documents are high-level, and the rubric is standards-based.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th
Types:
DBQs
CCSS:
W.6.1
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MY TEACHING STYLE

I am an advocate of Socratic, inquiry-based discussion in my middle school classroom. I hold my students to a high expectation, across all three levels that I instruct.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Passed my Masters degree Capstone with Highest Honors, and received the John H. Loundsbury College of Education Professional Achievement Award in 2014.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have a Masters in the Art of Teaching, a Bachelors in the Art of Literature, and am Talented and Gifted certified.

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