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By Susan Tolbert
This activity gives students a choice in presentation in comparing elements of the companion novels The Giver and Gathering Blue. A rubric and a graphic organizer are included.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Other, Projects, Activities
$2.00
15 ratings
3.8
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By Susan Tolbert
The Giver by Lois Lowry is divided into 4 sections with vocabulary lists and student-choice vocabulary activities for each section.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study
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7 ratings
4.0
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By Susan Tolbert
Georgia Scategories can be used as an activating strategy or a review strategy for knowledge of Georgia geography and history. It is a modification of the board game "Scattergories."
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Geography
Grades:
8th
Types:
Fun Stuff
$1.00
6 ratings
3.9
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By Susan Tolbert
BINGO card of 25 different choices for supplementary, independent reading for advanced middle school readers and the book response and rubric. The BINGO board helps meet the CCSS requirements for both fiction and non-fiction while allowing for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Gifted and Talented
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Other
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Susan Tolbert
Five writing prompts (expository and persuasive) related to The Giver are presented for student selection. Choices include, among others, a report and a news story.
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Literature, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Other
$1.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Susan Tolbert
This item is a grid of questions for chapters 1-10 of Lois Lowry's novel The Giver. It is set up like a Jeopardy! board with the key. It can be used individually or loaded into an electronic powerpoint of the game.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Games
$2.00
3 ratings
3.5
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By Susan Tolbert
Students will create a scrapbook page after researching a topic related to topics addressed in Dickens' A Christmas Carol. The assignment is meant to help students learn background knowledge for a deeper understanding of the novel's persuasive
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities
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By Susan Tolbert
This document is a one-page, multi-step activity which has students read a writing prompt like those on many state writing assessments, generate a thesis statement, then use the DRAPES strategy to generate ideas to use in body paragraphs and
Subjects:
Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Homework
$1.50
1 rating
4.0
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By Susan Tolbert
This is a get-to-know-your-classmates activity for beginning the year in Georgia Studies. Students try to get answers from classmates to approximately 20 Georgia-related questions as a preview for the course and a chance to talk to others in the
Subjects:
Other (Social Studies - History)
Grades:
8th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff, Games
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By Susan Tolbert
Students will apply the concepts of revising (moving, adding, deleting, and rewording content) to a body paragraph written in response to a released prompt for Georgia's Grade 8 Writing Assessment. A poorly written paragraph is provided with
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
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By Susan Tolbert
List of vocabulary words with page numbers from Random House Children's Books Mass Market Paperback version.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Other
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By Susan Tolbert
As a summative activity to review for end-of-course tests, students create file folder games for specific standards then play all the games to review all the standards. Activity includes student directions, evaluation criteria, and teacher
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities
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By Susan Tolbert
Four project options that will work for any Edgar Allan Poe story.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities
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By Susan Tolbert
Many students need help remembering all the things that go into an expository essay. This "outline" is a fill-in-the-blank draft for an entire expository essay. You'll only need to remind them to add transitions!
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Printables, Graphic Organizers, Scaffolded Notes
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4.0
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By Susan Tolbert
This reading plan for The Giver by Lois Lowry divides the book into four sections with higher-order thinking discussion topics for students to annotate while reading the novel to prepare for small group or whole class discussions.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Novel Study
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

21 years experience teaching language arts and social studies in middle grades (primarily 8th grade) with 15 years serving only gifted and talented students Over 10 years teaching graduate students in gifted endorsement courses

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B.S. Ed. in English Education; M.S. Ed. and Ed.S. in Educational Psychology - Gifted and Creative Education; Educational Leadership Endorsement

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