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The extremely entertaining children's book, Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus is a fun way to introduce students, of all grade levels, to the Notice and Note Signposts. Quotes from the book help students understand how the signposts apply to this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
CCSS:
RL.1.1, RL.2.1, RL.3.1, RL.4.1, RL.5.1, RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1
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This organizer explains the five non-fiction signposts and provides an opportunity for students to track them throughout a piece of text.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RI.6.1, RI.7.1, RI.8.1, RI.9-10.1, RI.11-12.1
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This powerpoint explains the Nonfiction Signposts by Kylene Beers and Bob Probst through quotes from Dr. Sheldon Cooper of the Big Bang Theory. Students can learn about the examples through humorous quotes.
Subjects:
Reading, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
CCSS:
RI.7.1, RI.8.1, RI.9-10.1, RI.11-12.1
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3.5
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Two activities and extension opportunities! This reading standard two activity is easy to implement into English Language Arts classrooms. Students review the defining characteristics of both central idea and theme. Then they read three passages,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Task Cards
CCSS:
RL.6.2, RL.7.2, RL.8.2
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3 ratings
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This chart helps students track the evidence provided in Part Two of Murder on the Orient Express.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
RL.8.1
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3.8
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This organizer utilizes the three big questions outlined in Reading Non-fiction by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst. It can be used with any piece of nonfiction. It also practices reading for information standards from the CCSS.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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Kaboom is a fun, competitive review game. This Kaboom focuses on verb moods, 8L1.c. This product includes sentence strips with an answer key, Kaboom strips, and directions for playing.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
8th
Types:
Activities, Games
CCSS:
L.8.1c
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3.9
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Verb moods have become the biggest challenge facing the eighth grade language arts teacher! They are very tough. This exercise is built to accompany Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry but can stand alone as well. A verb mood scavenger hunt also
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
8th
Types:
Activities, Homework
CCSS:
L.8.1c
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3.4
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This argument writing packet utilizes the SRSD writing method. It can be used in conjunction with Murder on the Orient Express or as a stand alone argument writing unit. This unit package includes 2 prompts, links to texts, and both good and bad
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Essays, Informational Text
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
CCSS:
W.8.1
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4.0
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This product includes nine tasks requiring students to practice CCSS with part one of Murder on the Orient Express. These tasks are geared to be done in a small group, but they can also be done independently as well.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
8th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Literature Circles
CCSS:
RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4
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4.0
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This flipchart introduces the three Big Questions detailed in Kylene Beers and Robert Probst's new book Reading Nonfiction. This will help break down these essential questions and lead students toward developing a questioning stance. This is
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, Reading Strategies, Informational Text
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Interactive Whiteboard
CCSS:
RI.1.1, RI.1.2, RI.1.3, RI.1.4, RI.1.5, RI.1.6, RI.1.7, RI.1.8, RI.1.9, RI.1.10
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This project is a research companion to the novel Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. This guides students through the creation of the project as well as teachers through the evaluation of the project.*Teaching idea: use this as the basis for a Gallery
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Novel Study
CCSS:
W.8.7, W.8.8, W.8.9
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2 ratings
3.8
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In this bundle includes questions for all twelve chapters as well as culminating questions. Questions are designed to be delivered in a variety of ways to suit classroom demands (written, discussion, group). A handy matrix (we are 8th grade
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Assessment, Homework, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.6, RL.8.7, RL.8.9, RL.8.10, L.8.1, L.8.2...
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Explore celebrated author Ray Bradbury through three of his short stories: "The Flying Machine", "The Foghorn", and "The Dragon". These questions can be used as discussion points, short answer, or essay prompts. Each is geared toward a Common Core
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
8th
Types:
Activities
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.6, RL.8.8
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These writing options allow your students to choose a character's point of view to create a specific piece of text. This requires them to draw upon what they know of the characters as well as the conventions of writing to produce a creative piece.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th
Types:
Activities
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This flipbook can be used alone or to add to an interactive notebook. It consists of a title page, a page for connotation notes, and a page for denotation notes. Notes are simple and in guided note format.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
8th
Types:
Handouts, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
L.8.5c
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Kaboom is a fun, competitive game used to review material. This Kaboom includes sentence strips and answer key, Kaboom strips, and directions. It focuses on the use of verbals, 8L1.a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
8th
Types:
Activities, Games
CCSS:
L.8.1a
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This project allows for practice of the CCSS while accommodating student choice. Students can self-select a book and choose which tasks are best for them and the text they chose.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.7.1, RL.8.1, RI.6.1, RI.7.1, RI.8.1
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This foldable is close style notes in Venn Diagram style explaining the unique qualities as well as the similar qualities of dialect and dialogue. It can be glued into an interactive notebook or used independently as well. It is designed to be
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 8th
Types:
Outlines, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
RL.5.3, RL.8.3
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This set of six task cards addresses a variety of Common Core State Standards/Tennessee State Standards. They can be used with any fiction novel.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, W.8.4
$2.00
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Currently, we are teaching eighth grade language arts in Tennessee. We have a combined 35 years of teaching experience in middle and high school English Language Arts.

MY TEACHING STYLE

We are proud to each maintain a standards based classroom combine with creativity and humor. Each of our units is based on a piece of text. We truly believe that high quality English Language Arts instruction begins with high quality texts.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Previous Teachers of the Year Presenters at the American Middle Level Educators Annual Conference Local Education Conference Presenters

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Undergraduate degrees in English Literature and English Education Graduate degrees in curriculum and instruction, instructional technology, and educational leadership

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