TeacherJBrooks

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This product includes both PDF and an editable PowerPoint with six pages/slides of Language Arts resources perfect to help middle school students succeed in English class this year: English Studyguide (2 pages) * English terminology from
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Give your students a break from mundane released test questions and give them review resources that engage them in theme-based readings and help them to practice language arts terminology and skills. Looney Tunes (3 pages) - compare and contrast -
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Give your students a break from mundane released test questions and give them review resources that engage them in theme-based readings and help them to practice language arts terminology and skills. Dr. Seuss (4 pages) - word parts - quote
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Give your students a break from mundane released test questions and give them review resources that engage them in theme-based readings and help them to practice language arts terminology and skills. The Smurfs (2 pages) context clues figurative
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Give your students a break from mundane released test questions and give them review resources that engage them in theme-based readings and help them to practice language arts terminology and skills. The Cartoon bundle includes the ELA Test Prep
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In a newsletter format, articles about Alcatraz, prison conditions, and famous prison breaks are presented in different nonfiction text structures. Students read the newsletter and then complete a chart that identifies the text structure, signal
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With this special Valentine's Day activity, students write a love letter to an ideal mate either by describing the mate of their dreams or taking on the role of a personified object writing to its ideal mate. The focus of the writing is on using
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In a newsletter format, articles about Colonial America are presented in different nonfiction text structures. Students read the newsletter and then complete a chart that identifies the text structure, signal words, author's purpose, and a useful
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This activity uses portions of Andy Griffith's "My Dad is Better Than Your Dad" as a model text to practice punctuating dialogue. After reading the story, students replicate the dialogue used in the passage and then create their own dialogue
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In a newsletter format, articles about the history of Pokémon and the dangers of Pokémon GO are presented in different nonfiction text structures. Students read the newsletter and then complete a chart that identifies the text structure, textual
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The discussion guide is specific to the book, Stolen into Slavery: The True Story of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man by Judith and Dennis Fradin. The guide is divided into five sections: Events, Names, Escapes, Choice, and Law. Within three
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Monitor independent reading while encouraging students to explore multiple genres. In a challenge board format, students track various aspects of their reading, including reading level, number of pages, and awarded points. One point is awarded for
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Help students to see the difference between fiction and nonfiction by identifying the various genres of each and the organizational structures used. Fiction uses the mnemonic HRSMF3 for the genres and a plot diagram as the structure. Nonfictions
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Get to know more about your students with the All About Me Pennant. Two versions are provided. Superhero Version: Students select a superhero name and emblem and give basic information about goals, family, and interests. When cutting, they have
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Help students build the skills of drawing conclusions and making inferences by using cartoons. The PowerPoint has 15 slides with cartoons, hidden text, and guiding questions that help students to use details presented to predict and determine
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SWAT is an engaging game for English terminology review. Using a projector, screen, and two flyswatters, students "swat" gameboards to practice matching definitions to language arts terminology. The presentation contains the game instructions and
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The AOK Project can be paired with any literature that teaches a lesson about generosity or empathy for others. The project consists of a project board for students that provides examples of acts of kindness. Upon completing of the AOKs,
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The unit guide includes all resources needed for a 15-day unit on the novel by Nancy Farmer. A lesson chart provides a summary of each section in the book, key vocabulary, lesson plans, and homework suggestions. Additional resources are student
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Do you need a way to easily monitor student independent reading? Try using bookmarks with focused reader response prompts. This bundle consists of a reading tracker and 13 different bookmarks for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and vocabulary. It
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The entire unit can be completed in a semester or spread throughout the school year. It consists of 13 themed sets of affixes, the majority in the form of Greek and Latin root words. The sets can be presented in any order, and the longer sets
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've been teaching in the public school system for 14 years, but my heart has always been in any aspect of education. I absolutely love learning.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I'm an enthusiastic teacher. I get very passionate about my subject matter, so my kids really get to dive into the learning experience with lots of sharing, group projects, and showcasing of accomplishments.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

CMS Teacher of the Year 2005. WJCC Middle School Teacher of the Year 2015.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS in Secondary English, MAED in Curriculum and Instruction, Endorsement in ESL and Gifted Education.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Clinical Faculty member at The College of William and Mary; Teacher-Consultant with Eastern Virginia Writing Project; Virginia SOL Review Committee 2016; Virginia SOL Curriculum Framework Committee 2017.

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