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By Stacia Guarisco
These are questions created to facilitate discussion surrounding Ron Clark's book, The Excllent 11. These can be posted online for a virtual Book Club.
Subjects:
Professional Development
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, ...
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Novel Study, Reflective Journals for Teachers, For Principals & Administrators
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By Stacia Guarisco
In this assignment students use quotes on writing by Stephen King as persuasive opinion prompts. Students are given a choice of three to discuss.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Homework
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3.8
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By Stacia Guarisco
This is a research game where students are given scenarios and they try to figure out what reference to use to help out. Once they find the reference they must turn to a page and discover a hint to a quote they are trying to find. My students love
Subjects:
Library Skills
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Research, Activities, Games
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By Stacia Guarisco
This is a scavenger hunt created based off of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them book by J.K. Rowling. The idea is the creatures have escaped throughout the school. You can always change the location. Participants find the creatures. It
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Library Skills
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Internet Activities
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By Stacia Guarisco
This document is a mock facebook site for a character. Though created for The Princess Bride, it is capable of being edited for any novel/short story unit. Direct/Indirect characterization is featured as well as analysis.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets
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By Stacia Guarisco
This is a worksheet used in character analysis. It is visually created to imitate a case file. Students build a character analysis case. Great for use with mystery units etc. Deals with direct and indirect characterization as well as round, flat
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Drama
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Novel Study, Nonfiction Book Study
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By Stacia Guarisco
This is a research project that will grab your students' attention. Students research the origin of different monster legends in a creative fashion.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research
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By Stacia Guarisco
Students learn how to plan a trip. It includes a budget, itinerary, to do list, evaluation and map of the route. Rubrics are included. It takes two days on a block schedule. Access to computers is important.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Basic Operations
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Projects, Minilessons
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This is a book report that is produced in the form of a Christmas tree ornament. It includes a rubric.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Literacy Center Ideas, Rubrics
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By Stacia Guarisco
Accountability Groups: Classroom Management Strategy One of the most discouraging aspects of teaching is classroom management. The teacher feels pulled from all sides. Mostly this is because we are guilty of enabling our students. Management no
Subjects:
Classroom Management, Character Education, For All Subjects
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Cooperative Learning
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By Stacia Guarisco
The first page is a description of the project with criteria and rubric. The second page is a graphic organizer for the timeline.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Assessment, Graphic Organizers, Literature Circles
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By Stacia Guarisco
This interactive powerpoint will introduce students to theme as it pertains to real world applications. Through doing so the activity will enable students to better identify theme in literature. The PowerPoint works like a website. The teacher
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Interactive Whiteboard, Activboard Activities
$10.00
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This activity is a unique attack on writing. Students start with a finished product and work their way back to the prompt. It includes all materials except the essay. Teachers can use any well-written standard 5 paragraph essay.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Outlines
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By Stacia Guarisco
This is a form to be used while doing Book Clubs. It focuses on skills such as visualization, summary, and making connections. It has a place for vocabulary and is all application based utilizing the chosen book. It is set up to be used with a
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Assessment, Classroom Forms, Literature Circles
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By Stacia Guarisco
Very simple amazon style book report rubric.
Subjects:
Reading, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Graphic Organizers, Rubrics
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By Stacia Guarisco
This is a rubric set up for a book review in twitter format. It has A-D options for grading.
Subjects:
Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Rubrics
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By Stacia Guarisco
This is a Powerpoint. If printed on both sides it has a cute train picture with a phrase either in french or English. For each french term there is an English term. This is a great flashcard or memory game.
Subjects:
Reading, French, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Games
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By Stacia Guarisco
Power Point was designed to accompany Michael Clay Thompson's Word Within the Word List 17. The root appears first then a time lapse followed by the meaning. Students and Teachers can use this as study tool.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
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By Stacia Guarisco
The Character Creation Factory is an interactive creative writing activity. Students create a character through the following descriptive aspects: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. Each slide provides an example of this characterization
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Literature
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Laboratory
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By Stacia Guarisco
Step By Step instructions for figuring how much a student should read each day to meet a deadline.
Subjects:
Reading, Study Skills
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment, Computation
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I taught English Education for 10 years. I am in my third year as a Media Specialist.

MY TEACHING STYLE

The class should only be 15% me talking. The rest of the time students should learn by investigating. It is important that we do not spoon feed this generation

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Star Teacher Award Sylvan Teacher

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Manchester College Bachelor in English Teaching 5-12 IUPUI Masters in Library Science with a Certification as Media Specialist

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

My family is extremely important to me. I love teaching as well.

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