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This 25-question multiple-choice reading test/quiz on O. Henry's short story "The Gift of the Magi" has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised) along with one optional essay question with lined paper to familiarize students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
$3.00
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Video guide questions for the Mythbusters episode: Moon landing Hoax. Great to keep the students focused. Word for word from video. Link to stream episode online as well. Key included.Standards:(i) To develop a rich knowledge of science and the
Subjects:
Science, Visual Arts, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Multimedia
CCSS:
RST.6-8.1, RST.6-8.3, RST.6-8.4, RST.6-8.8, RST.6-8.9, RST.6-8.10
$1.99
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Students will get the opportunity to be lawyers and prosecute or defend an accused person in a criminal trial (11 total). Each group will consist of 2 lawyers (prosecuting and defending), and an accused person. The teacher will act as the judge and
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, Criminal Justice - Law, Criminal Justice
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects, Activities
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.10
$5.99
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A research project for students to research and gain a deeper understanding of natural resources and the current problems facing the world. Includes requirements, sample project ideas, and brainstorming topics.Standard:(iii) Energy resources are
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Projects, Homework
CCSS:
RST.6-8.4, RST.6-8.5, RST.6-8.7, RST.6-8.8, RST.6-8.9, RST.6-8.10
$1.99
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A 12-question multiple-choice reading comprehension quiz for "Rip Van Winkle" by Washington Irving. Key included. This lesson is student-centered, meaning:--it allows you to become a facilitator!--happier teachers!--happier students!--happier
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Study Guides, Assessment
$3.00
10
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By Shining Scholar Education
This 15-question multiple-choice reading test/quiz has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students literal and interpretive understanding of the story, summarization, making inferences, vocabulary, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$3.00
7
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By Shining Scholar Education
This 19-question multiple-choice reading test/quiz on "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised) along with one optional essay question with lined paper to familiarize students with the format of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$3.00
5
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By Shining Scholar Education
This 24-question multiple-choice reading analysis test/quiz on “Oranges” poem by Gary Soto has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the selection, plot
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Poetry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$1.99
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By Shining Scholar Education
This 14-question multiple-choice reading test/quiz on Cynthia Rylant’s short story “Stray” has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the story,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$3.00
7
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A matching quiz on 11 body systems. Includes circulatory, endocrine, muscular, skeletal, male reproductive, female reproductive, respiratory, digestive, urinary, excretory, nervous. Answer key included.This lesson is student-centered, meaning:--it
Subjects:
Anatomy, Biology, General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment, Printables
$0.99
12
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By Shining Scholar Education
A 4 page set for research project on Sun, earth, and/or moon. Explains the requirements (which you can change), project ideas, as well as possible project topics. Includes "works cited" pages and presentation score sheet as well. This worked great
Subjects:
Science, Astronomy, General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Projects, Activities
$1.99
9
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By Shining Scholar Education
This 21-question multiple-choice reading comprehension test on Gary Soto’s short story “Seventh Grade” has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). The linked text is to a free PDF version of the story with numbered lines for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$3.00
8
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By Shining Scholar Education
A step by step guide on teaching how to write a persuasive/argumentative essay. Includes topic ideas, suggested assessments, and helpful internet links for support and other materials. Includes a link for a free PowerPoint download guiding students
Subjects:
English, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Handouts
CCSS:
CCRA.W.1, CCRA.W.2, CCRA.W.4, CCRA.W.5, CCRA.W.10
$0.99
10
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By Shining Scholar Education
This 27-question multiple-choice reading analysis/comprehension test/quiz on the short story “The Fun They Had” by Isaac Asimov has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$2.50
3
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By Shining Scholar Education
A graphic organizer of 3 columns and 6 rows with the columns labeled "Asexual" and "sexual" reproduction. Each row is labeled: Definition: In your own words, be specificCharacteristics of offspring:Advantages:Disadvantages:Drawing/ Illustration:
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, General Science
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Homework, Printables
$0.99
9
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By Shining Scholar Education
A PowerPoint presentation created to inspire students to stay in school and achieve great things. Heroes include Dr. Jonas Salk, Michael Jordan, Harriet Tubman, Eleanor Roosevelt, and others. I included male and female role models and journal
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Fun Stuff
$3.00
9
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By Shining Scholar Education
This 18-question multiple-choice reading test/quiz is on Langston Hughes' short story "Thank You, Ma'am" and has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students literal and interpretive understanding of the story
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$3.00
5
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This 41-question multiple-choice reading test/quiz on “The Circuit” by Francisco Jimenez has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the story, characterization,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$3.00
1
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By Shining Scholar Education
A lesson plan including 20 Multiple-choice questions, 2 short-answer essay questions, characterization chart for important movie characters, 5 standardized-test-style essay question with planning space and lined paper (to imitate the real thing!),
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Movie Guides
CCSS:
CCRA.SL.2, CCRA.SL.3
$5.99
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By Shining Scholar Education
This 47-question multiple-choice reading test/quiz on “The All-American Slurp”by Lensey Namioka has questions from different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy (revised). It will test students’ literal and interpretive understanding of the story,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Short Stories
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$3.00
3
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught science, language arts, social studies, and math in middle school. Check out my website at www.carlossalinaswriting.com

MY TEACHING STYLE

Dynamic, energetic, engaging, humorous, teacher-guided, student-led, and student-centered.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year (2016 & 2018)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I have worked in private schools and public schools (including alternative schools) both in and out of the U.S.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I am an energetic, passionate teacher that creates lessons from scratch using multimedia resources (PowerPoint, YouTube, music, etc.) to keep my students engaged. All of my lessons are student-centered, teacher-created, engaging, relevant, and rigorous. If you have any questions or comments please feel free to email me at shiningscholareducation@gmail.com. Thank you!

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