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Get your students to think through things like a scientist with this CER graphic organizer. By using this graphic organizer, students will learn how to write claims that answer a question, come up with evidence using a controlled experiment, and be
Subjects:
Basic Principles, General Science, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Laboratory, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.7
$3.00
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This close reading and lab demonstration works great with your volcanoes or carbon cycle units!Lake Nyos is a volcanic lake in Cameroon, Africa. An inactive volcano below the lake was slowly releasing carbon dioxide into the lake. As the lake
Subjects:
Reading, Biology, Earth Sciences
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory, Simulations
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2
$4.00
57
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Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 40 biology writing prompts (both pdf and Google slide versions) that cover your year-long curriculum! Bundle and save! Topics include:1. Scientific Method (throughout all units)2.
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Biology, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.9-10.1
$20.00
$16.00
71
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Do your students struggle with writing clear and descriptive experimental procedures? Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 20 writing prompts you can give your students to practice their experimental design and procedural
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Biology, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.9-10.1
$6.00
27
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These 4 Halloween themed science worksheets reinforce scientific thinking skills. Topics include:1. Spooky spider webs- Observation and inference2. No bones about it- Claim, evidence, and reasoning3. Scared crows- Experimental design4. Batty for
Subjects:
Graphing, Writing, Halloween
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Printables
$3.50
63
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Help increase science literacy by using this close reading article on biotic and abiotic factors! Students will learn about how abotic factors in the environment affect biotic organisms. Examples in the reading include:- Temperature dependent sex
Subjects:
Reading, Biology, Environment
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Literature Circles
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.10
$4.00
42
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 138 secondary science writing prompts! Bundle and save! Preview each unit before you purchase: Scientific Procedures Writing PromptsCells Writing PromptsEcology Writing PromptsGenetics
Subjects:
General Science, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.9-10.1
$67.00
$53.60
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Do your students struggle explaining and identifying the differences between theories, hypotheses, and laws? Use this card sorting activity as a quick formative assessment while teaching the nature of science! Included in your purchase are 2
Subjects:
Vocabulary, Basic Principles, General Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Assessment, Printables, Google Apps
$3.00
37
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Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 10 physics writing prompts on the following topics:1. Scientific Method- friction2. Newton’s 1st Law3. Newton’s 2nd Law 4. Newton’s 3rd Law5. Magnets6. Sound
Subjects:
Physical Science, Creative Writing, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.9-10.1
$5.00
24
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Help increase science literacy by using this close reading assignment on bacteria! This article looks at bacteria and explains why bacteria can be helpful, not just harmful. The article discusses antibiotics and things students can do to avoid
Subjects:
Biology, Reading, Health
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Literature Circles, Printables
$3.50
20
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Help increase science literacy by using this close reading assignment on protein synthesis! This article is an overview of the processes of transcription and translation. It is not meant to go into the details of all the process and enzymes
Subjects:
Biology, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables
$4.00
26
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 10 evolution writing prompts on the following topics:1. Nature of Science- Theory vs. Law2. Survival of the Fittest3. Natural Selection- peppered moth4. Adaptations5. Vestigial
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Biology, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers, Homework
CCSS:
W.9-10.1, CCRA.W.1
$5.00
25
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Help increase science literacy by using this close reading assignment on the cell membrane! From a young age, students learn that the nucleus is the control center of the cell. DNA is housed in the nucleus, and that genetic material determines our
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Biology, Close Reading
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Literature Circles, Printables
$4.00
32
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In this activity, students will categorize cards into 3 categories: Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic. Students will sort through 18 cards and categorize them based on rock characteristics. Use this card sorting activity as a quick formative
Subjects:
General Science, Earth Sciences, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Task Cards, Assessment, Printables
$2.50
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Get your students reading science-related novels and non-fiction with this comprehensive book list! Included in this list are over 175 book recommendations. Books are organized by content area, and listed in order of lexile. Each book listing
Subjects:
Literature, General Science, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Printables
$6.00
23
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 10 genetics writing prompts on the following topics:1. Scientific Method- Inheritance 2. DNA3. Meiosis- Crossing over4. Blood Types5. Gel
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Biology, Forensics
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Homework, Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
W.9-10.1, CCRA.W.1
$5.00
17
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 10 earth science writing prompts on the following topics:1. Scientific Method2. Ocean Floor Geography3. Volcanic Eruptions4. Fossils5. Climate (heat capacity)6. Erosion7. Geologic
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Earth Sciences, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.9-10.1
$5.00
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 10 chemistry writing prompts on the following topics:1. Scientific Method- Separating Mixtures2. Diffusion3. Surface Tension4. pH5. Phase Changes6. Density7. Condensation8. Insulators and
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Chemistry, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.9-10.1
$5.00
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By Science Lessons That Rock
Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 10 writing prompts where students will make inferences and form conclusions based on pictures of scientific phenomena. Writing prompts are on the following topics:1. How do people float
Subjects:
General Science, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.11-12.1
$5.00
14
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Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 10 writing prompts where students will have to think like a forensic scientist. Writing prompts are on the following topics:1. Blood spatter analysis2. Polygraph testing3. DNA samples4.
Subjects:
General Science, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Google Apps, Centers
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, WHST.9-10.1
$5.00
16
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 14 years of experience teaching all grades from 6-12. The majority of my teaching experience has been in high school biology and earth science.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love using inquiry labs before teaching the lesson so students can discover scientific concepts on their own.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Selected as Breyer Law Teacher of the Month ---- Cesar Chavez Teacher of the Year- 2018

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Bachelor of Science in Biology from Northern Arizona University. Highly qualified in biology, earth science, physical science, middle school science, and ELL endorsed.

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