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Tales from Room 801

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By Tales from Room 801
There are a total of 24 drama task cards. Each card has a short excerpt from an drama text. Each of the cards has a STAAR-like question. The questions are designed to look like questions students may see on the STAAR test. The questions that are
Subjects:
Reading, Drama, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Task Cards
$4.00
118
Digital Download PDF (1.25 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
This is a bundle of three of my STAAR Task Card products. There are a total of 72 task cards. Each of the cards has a STAAR-like question. The questions are designed to look like questions students may see on the STAAR test. The questions that are
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Task Cards
$12.00
$9.60
96
Bundle
By Tales from Room 801
Included in this are 50 STAAR reading bell ringers / warm ups that are great for helping your students prepare for the state test. There are videos included to cover 6 of the tested genres – fiction, nonfiction, literary nonfiction, poetry, drama
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.7
$9.00
93
Digital Download PDF (4.41 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
This escape room / breakout box is intended to be used to help students master the nonfiction skills of main idea, author’s purpose, fact and opinion and text structure.This escape room contains 4 different tasks.•Task 1 – Main idea – Students will
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Test Prep, Fun Stuff, Games
$5.00
72
Digital Download ZIP (2.96 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
These stations are ready to go. Just print, copy, laminate and go. Very little prep needed!!I love using stations in my classroom. My students love them too. I find these stations to be an excellent review for my students. It also gives me the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas
$12.00
$9.50
102
Digital Download ZIP (16.70 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
These stations are ready to go. Just print, copy, laminate and go. Very little prep needed!! I love using stations in my classroom. My students love them too. I find these stations to be an excellent review for my students. It also gives me the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas
$12.00
$9.50
121
Digital Download ZIP (16.47 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
This escape room / breakout box is intend to be used to help students review before state assessments - STAAR, PARCC, FSA.This escape room contains 5 different tasks. Task 1 – Fiction – Students will read a short passage. Then they will answer the
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Test Prep, Fun Stuff, Games
$5.00
175
Digital Download ZIP (4.20 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
There are a total of 24 expository task cards. Each card has a short excerpt from an expository text. The cards include topics like obesity, teen jobs, exercise, space, bullying, violence, technology and many more. Each of the cards has a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$4.00
102
Digital Download PDF (1.39 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
This is a bundle of three of my STAAR products. If you have previously purchased any of my other STAAR Reading Task Cards, you will be duplicating that purchase here. There are a total of 72 task cards. Each of the cards has a STAAR-like
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$12.00
$9.60
126
Bundle
By Tales from Room 801
This escape room is intended to be used to help students, staff, or school faculty learn to work together as a team. This is a great activity for both the classroom or for professional development with teachers and staff. This is a fun back to
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, Professional Development, Back to School
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Staff
Types:
Fun Stuff, Games, Professional Development
$5.00
63
Digital Download ZIP (2.75 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
There are a total of 24 poetry task cards. Each card has a different short poem on it. The cards include poems from poets such as: Robert Frost, William Wordsworth, Walt Whitman, Samuel Coleridge, Robert Browning, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and many
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Poetry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$4.00
54
Digital Download PDF (0.83 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
Included in this product are a total of 92 task cards:26 nonfiction terms task cards, 31 fiction terms task cards, and 35 poetry and drama terms task cards. These cards are to be used to review the literary terms associated with the genre. Each
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$7.50
$6.00
114
Bundle
By Tales from Room 801
This product is designed to be used in middle school classrooms. There are a total of 24 literary nonfiction task cards. Each card has a short excerpt from a literary nonficiton text. Each of the cards has a STAAR-like question. The questions are
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Informational Text
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Task Cards
$4.00
45
Digital Download PDF (2.90 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
This product is designed to be used in middle school classrooms. In this product you will find warm-up questions about short poems in the public domain. The poems included are:“Fire and Ice” by Robert Frost“Little Things” by Ebenezer Cobham
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Poetry
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Test Prep
CCSS:
RL.8.10
$5.50
50
Digital Download PDF (1.04 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
Using Google Classroom with students is making life easier for teachers, especially during this time of distance learning.  In this product, you will receive 4 fiction digital stations. These stations are meant to be shared with your students with
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Google Apps
$4.00
28
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Tales from Room 801
Included in the bundle, you will find ALL of my STAAR reading resources. STAAR task cards, STAAR stations, STAAR Warm ups/Bell ringers, STAAR exit tickets, STAAR writing prompts, STAAR question stems, STAAR review games and the STAAR literary terms
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Reading Strategies
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Test Prep
$237.73
$125.00
22
Bundle
By Tales from Room 801
This is a bundle of 6 escape rooms. 5 of these escape rooms can be used for test prep or to review a unit. The other one is just for fun and team building.These escape rooms are all non-digital. You will not need computer access or additional
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Test Prep, Fun Stuff, Games
$30.00
$25.00
34
Bundle
By Tales from Room 801
This is a review that I give to my students every year to help them review all the academic vocabulary that they will need to know before their STAAR Reading test. Knowing all these terms is a first step to doing well on the test. This product
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Study Guides, Test Prep, Assessment
$2.50
91
Digital Download PDF (0.77 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
Help students practice identifying the different types of text organization (text structure) with these task cards. This set of task cards contains 25 different cards about high interest topics for students (Twitter, Instagram, Drake, Messi, Lil
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$3.00
45
Digital Download PDF (2.02 MB)
By Tales from Room 801
This product is designed to be used in middle school classrooms. There are a total of 24 fiction task cards. Each card has a short excerpt from a fiction text. The cards include texts from Guy de Maupassant, Edgar Allen Poe, O. Henry and many
Subjects:
English Language Arts, ELA Test Prep, Short Stories
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Test Prep, Literacy Center Ideas, Task Cards
$4.00
43
Digital Download PDF (0.87 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have taught in a Title 1 school for 10 years. I have taught inclusion classes, regular classes and pre-ap classes. I also work with English language learners.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I really try to use engaging and manipulatives whenever possible!

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year 2013-2014

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

B.A. English - Texas State University B.A. Mass Communication - Public Relations - Texas State University M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction - Texas State University

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I really love teaching and creating products for TPT!

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