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Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources

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By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This unit uses a very familiar story - Cinderella - to teach students the basics of literary theory and criticism. It begins with the original Grimm's fairy tale, then looks at how the story has evolved into the Disney animated film and other
Subjects:
Literature, Writing, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Lesson Plans (Bundled), Movie Guides
$10.00
5
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By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This is a fun way to trick students into writing a research paper. By giving them a topic that they can get excited about, this project makes the research paper a little more bearable for both students and teachers. It teaches students research
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays, Informational Text
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Research, Projects, Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$5.00
3
Digital Download PDF (0.06 MB)
By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This creative project provides a great introduction to Death of a Salesman. Students channel the spirit of Willy Loman and create a commercial for a completely useless product. This is a fun way to help students understand the difficulties of the
Subjects:
Drama, Literature
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Cooperative Learning
$2.00
4
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By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This handbook gives students step-by-step instructions for writing each of the essays on the AP English Literature Exam. This guidebook comes out of nearly ten years experience teaching AP English Literature and four years as an AP exam reader.
Subjects:
Literature, Writing-Essays, Test Preparation
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Original Textbooks, Test Prep
$10.00
5
Digital Download PDF (0.25 MB)
By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This mini-research project asks students to research one of the many injustices described in Bryan Stevenson's book "Just Mercy." This assignment acts like a create-your-own AP English Language synthesis prompt.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research
$10.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
Use this sci-fi themed PowerPoint to help your online students blast off into their daily assignments. Slides are hyperlinked to each other. Just add links to Google Classroom or whatever platform you use for online instruction.
Subjects:
Other (Specialty), Instructional Technology
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$10.00
Digital Download PPTX (0.11 MB)
By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
These questions will guide students through their reading of Voltaire's novel, Candide. They can be answered by students as they read, or can be used as a reading comprehension quiz.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Novel Study
$5.00
2
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By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This set of questions, based on Mark Twain's "Advice to Youth" and Baz Lurman's "Wear Sunscreen," uses these two commencement speeches to help students better understand the use of satire. Speeches are not included.
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Informational Text
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons
$2.00
2
Digital Download PDF (0.10 MB)
By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
Till We Have Faces, by CS Lewis, is a wonderful retelling of the Greek myth of Cupid and Psyche. It is a difficult read, but definitely worth the effort. These reading quizzes hold students accountable as they read the book. Answer key available.
Subjects:
Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
$5.00
3
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By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This review guide describes three different types of thesis statements - hard, soft, complex split - and gives examples of how to use each one in the three different AP Language Exam essays.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Test Prep, Handouts, Printables
$2.00
3
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By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This PowerPoint explains what each part of the First Amendment means and encourages students to wrestle with the complexities of honoring one person's freedoms without infringing on another. Includes writing prompts.
Subjects:
U.S. History, Critical Thinking, Informational Text
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$20.00
Digital Download PPTX (1.81 MB)
By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This unit explores the American ideals of equality, beginning with the words of Declaration of Independence that "all men are created equal," and then looks at how various groups have fought to be included in that description of "all men." This unit
Subjects:
U.S. History, Informational Text
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Thematic Unit Plans
$20.00
1
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By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This activity invites students to interact with important quotes from Bryan Stevenson's book, "Just Mercy."
Subjects:
Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$7.50
Digital Download PPTX (0.54 MB)
By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This virtual gallery walk invites students to respond to various quotes related to issues of equality and equity for marginalized groups.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$5.00
Digital Download PPTX (0.49 MB)
By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This PowerPoint slideshow provides a brief introduction to the important writers and ideas of British Romanticism.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
1
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By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This short PowerPoint lesson helps students understand how we use adjectives to describe ourselves and others. There are words that describe who we are and words that define who we are. Students will learn the important difference.
Subjects:
Grammar, Other (ELA)
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
$3.00
Digital Download PPTX (0.35 MB)
By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This assignment guides students through an analysis of David Foster Wallace's essay, "Consider the Lobster."
Subjects:
Close Reading
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Handouts
$5.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This "Sparknotes-proof" reading quiz will test students' knowledge of the text and hold them accountable to the reading assignment.
Subjects:
Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$5.00
2
Digital Download PDF (0.11 MB)
By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
These questions - perfect for small groups or the whole class - lead students into a thoughtful discussion of this Greek myth retold.
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Literature Circles
$3.00
1
Digital Download PDF (0.11 MB)
By Ryan's Righteous Reading and Writing Resources
This assignment guides students through a close reading of an excerpt from Frederick Douglass's important speech.
Subjects:
Close Reading
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Handouts
$3.00
Digital Download DOCX (0.01 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

16 years teaching all levels (remedial, college prep, advanced placement) of English Language Arts. 9 years teaching AP English Language and AP English Literature (79% pass rate in each subject). Published author. Presentations made at regional, national, and international literature and educational conferences. 3 years teaching online creative writing classes 4 years service as an AP exam reader.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Project-based learning. Socratic discussion. Lecture.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Featured panelist at the David Foster Wallace Conference at Illinois State University (2014).

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA English - CSU San Bernardino (00) CA Teaching Credential (03) MA English - National University (07)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am a third-generation teacher with creative ideas and a passion for excellence.

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