Sharon Aiuvalasit
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When teaching Monster by Walter Dean Myers, I find it to be a great link to teaching students about the American Judicial System. This links to their study of American history as well. I distribute this worksheet at the beginning of the unit as a
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Independent Reading is a critical aspect of my ELA classroom. Students read independently for the first 15-20 minutes of every class. I believe that by making students reading of their own choice such a prioritized aspect of their grade, I will be
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This is my unit plan summary for teaching Monster by Walter Dean Myers. I plan around the essential questions, have a creative project and a final essay at the end and use the on-going assessments on a daily basis.
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At the end of each unit that I teach, I try to give students an opportunity to express their ideas about the book we read creatively. I find that this helps the students who are weaker writers to demonstrate the connections that they have made to
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At the end of Monster, my students write a five paragraph essay about their perspective on the innocence of Steve Harmon. We generally debate this in class. Steve has been found guilty by the legal system, but what was his moral responsability?
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This a copy of the six week class syllabus I distributed for our reading of Friday Night Lights. It includes daily written homework assignments connected to the chapters.
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In order to help my students write their final essays, I compile a list of quotes from the book that can be used to support either perspective of the question they are answering. I find that my ninth graders spend too much time going through the
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Class participation is 25% of my students' marking period grade. When I began teaching, I found it very difficult to account for this portion of their grade. It seemed very subjective to grade it at the end of the marking period with only my
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I give this quiz to my students after they have read chapters 1-5 in Friday Night Lights.
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I give this quiz to my students after they finish reading Chapters 6-10 in Friday Night Lights.
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I give this quiz after we have finished Chapters 1-6 of Lupita Manana by Patricia Beatty. Part One is multiple choice, Part Two is short answer and Part Three is an extended answer question asking students to compare and contrast the book with an
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This is the syllabus that I distribute to my students at the beginning of our unit on A Midsummer Night's Dream. They include daily homework assignments based on the scenework we do in class. The unit is six weeks long.
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When I give the creative project for Monster by Walter Dean Myers, I need to have a rubric for each of the choices that I give students: short story, series of poems, original rap/song, collage, or a screenplay. There are different elements to each
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After reading the book Friday Night Lights, we watch the film version in class. I do this because I want my students to examine the differences between the characters in the book and the way that they are portrayed in the movie. Particularly the
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At the end of our unit on Friday Night Lights, students complete a creative project based on the book. They choose between a short story, collage, series of poems or an original photographic essay. Each project has a written requirement as well.
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When teaching Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger to my high school students in the South Bronx we one of the viewpoints through which we read the book is the racial and socio economic divide between the black and white communities in Odessa. The
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This is the rubric that I use for the Persuasive Essay at the end of the unit Monster by Walter Dean Myers. I give two grades for the essay one on the final product and one on the process of writing it. We spend at least five class periods working
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In order to support my colleagues in the history department, before we read Monster by Walter Dean Myers we go over the judicial system in the United States. I then give students a quiz with the mulitple choice questions in the same format as is
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When we read The Contender by Robert Lipsyte in my class, the enduring understanding that I want my students to walk away with is that when faced with an obstacle in life, you have to fight through it and not give up. As a class assignment, I ask
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At the conclusion of our unit on Friday Night Lights, the students write this persuasive essay addressing the opportunities available to the minority community in Odessa.
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught in the South Bronx for the last seven years. I have taught 9th grade, 11th grade and 12th grade English.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I teach with a workshop style. Independent reading is an integral part of my curriculum. I believe in culminating every literary unit with a creative project and a final essay. Students often work in groups. Each unit is planned around essential questions and enduring understandings.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2008 Education Update Educator of the Year

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Columbia Teacher's College MA Teaching of English 2003 University of Rochester BA English 1998

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