Ryan Reeves

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By Ryan Reeves
(Now includes a PowerPoint version!) This group activity uses a popular student interest, dating, to begin the discussion of the concepts of denotation vs. connotation. The activity combines a whole-group instructional SMARTBoard activity with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Handouts, Interactive Whiteboard
$1.50
25 ratings
3.8
Digital Download ZIP (0.44 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
With the common core state standards, argument writing takes center stage. I see teaching argument writing as something that is going to take a lot of time over more than one school year in order for students to become proficient. This activity is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework, Cooperative Learning
$4.00
8 ratings
3.7
Digital Download DOCX (0.62 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
This is a 23-slide fully editable PowerPoint presentation to instruct students on how to give an oral presentation or speech. This is specifically geared to a persuasive speech, but most of the points apply to all types of oral presentations and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Science, Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia
$4.00
17 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PPTX (0.50 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
There are two PowerPoint presentations: Macbeth Jeopardy and Macbeth Double Jeopardy. Each game has 25 questions, for a total of 50 review questions for Macbeth. Slides are full-color and customizable. Question slides have hyperlink to answer
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Novel Study, Games
$5.00
11 ratings
3.7
Digital Download ZIP (0.16 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
This is a simple, yet fun, activity where students create a personalized license plate as a way to introduce themselves to you and their classmates at the beginning of the school year or a new semester. The file includes customizable and pdf
Subjects:
Back to School, For All Subjects
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Bulletin Board Ideas
$1.50
15 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (0.59 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
These activities could be everything you need for a journalism course or class. Based on over 10 years of experience, the materials are taken from many different resources plus my original creations into: a 69-page staff handout covering almost all
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Journalism, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Handouts
$12.99
13 ratings
3.9
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By Ryan Reeves
This file includes a 19-page PowerPoint presentation for whole group instruction on connotation vs. denotation with examples and student learning activities. Upon completion of the PowerPoint, students complete Quiz A. Students who do not
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets
CCSS:
L.6.5c, L.7.5c, L.8.5c
$3.50
14 ratings
3.9
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By Ryan Reeves
This is a simulation based on the premise of Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card. In groups, students are given the same basic scenario as the beginning of the book and are asked to formulate a plan to save the world. This combines a group project
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Novel Study
$4.00
11 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (1.07 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
This is always one of my students' favorite activities of the entire year. It is a poetry writing activity that could be used as an introduction to a poetry unit, a creative writing unit, or as an object lesson about the power of getting to know
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, ...
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$3.00
10 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (29.65 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
In addition to being a Common Core State Standards text exemplar, The Great Gatsby is also making a comeback with a new movie version starring Leonardo DiCaprio in 2013. This PowerPoint includes a Jeopardy-type review game focusing on Chapters 1-5
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Multimedia
$6.99
5 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PPT (0.66 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
Although journalism students are anxious to get writing, I believe it's important to give them a bit of the history of journalism so they understand and learn to appreciate the traditions of the past. This is a short presentation that will help give
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities
$1.00
10 ratings
3.9
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By Ryan Reeves
This activity includes John Adams’ Letter on Jefferson, one of the CCSS Grades 6-8 text exemplars, as the reading passage. The activity presents 14 different practice assessment questions closely aligned to some of the Reading Information Text (RI)
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Test Prep
CCSS:
RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.4, L.8.1b, L.8.4c
$4.00
11 ratings
4.0
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By Ryan Reeves
One of the challenges of the new common core standards is that some students will have already learned some of the concepts due to where they were in previous years. One way to help maximize learning time is to differentiate instruction, giving
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Homework
CCSS:
L.9-10.1, L.9-10.1a, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2b
$5.50
7 ratings
3.9
Digital Download ZIP (1.67 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
This is a file with the advertised grade-specific English Language Arts (ELA) and literacy common core state standards in a fully customizable Excel spreadsheet format. Create checklists to track your students’ progress in the standards, or to keep
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Excel Spreadsheets, For Principals & Administrators
$1.50
8 ratings
4.0
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By Ryan Reeves
Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is my all-time favorite novel! It is the ONE novel that I have taught every single year for 18 years. I can’t get enough! While the novel is almost 200 years old, it has NEVER been out of print! Frankenstein is also a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Handouts
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download DOCX (0.32 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
This activity includes John Adams’ Letter on Jefferson, one of the CCSS Grades 6-8 text exemplars, as the reading passage. The activity presents 19 different practice assessment questions closely aligned to some of the Reading Information Text (RI)
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Tools for Common Core, Informational Text
Grades:
7th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Handouts
CCSS:
RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.4, L.7.1b, L.7.2, L.7.4c
$4.00
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download ZIP (0.39 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
This is a file with the advertised grade-specific English Language Arts (ELA) and literacy common core state standards in a fully customizable Excel spreadsheet format. Create checklists to track your students’ progress in the standards, or to keep
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
6th
Types:
Excel Spreadsheets, Professional Documents, For Principals & Administrators
$1.50
5 ratings
4.0
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By Ryan Reeves
This is a file with the advertised grade-specific English Language Arts (ELA) and literacy common core state standards in a fully customizable Excel spreadsheet format. Create checklists to track your students’ progress in the standards, or to keep
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
8th
Types:
Assessment, Excel Spreadsheets, For Principals & Administrators
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download XLSX (0.02 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
This is a file with the advertised grade-specific English Language Arts (ELA) and literacy common core state standards in a fully customizable Excel spreadsheet format. Create checklists to track your students’ progress in the standards, or to keep
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
7th
Types:
Assessment, Excel Spreadsheets, For Principals & Administrators
$1.50
6 ratings
4.0
Digital Download XLSX (0.02 MB)
By Ryan Reeves
This is a file with the advertised grade-specific English Language Arts (ELA) and literacy common core state standards in a fully customizable Excel spreadsheet format. Create checklists to track your students’ progress in the standards, or to keep
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
9th, 10th
Types:
Assessment, Excel Spreadsheets, For Principals & Administrators
$1.50
3 ratings
4.0
Digital Download XLSX (0.02 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

High school (1995-2007): senior English; junior English; German I, II, III, AP; Communication 2000, journalism. Newspaper adviser, class adviser, club adviser, accreditation chair (twice). Middle school (2007-present): ninth grade language arts and ninth grade honors language arts. Department chair, staff developer, head academic data coach.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Flipped Classroom Differentiation Data-Informed Classroom

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Washington County School District Teacher Team of the Year (2009) Superintendent's Award for Excellence (2007)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in English (1995) BA in German (1995) Gifted/Talented Education endorsement (2012) M.Ed. (2013)

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