Teaching in Heels

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Teaching in Heels
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The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, ‘The kids are working as if I didn't exist.'-Montessori
 
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This set has nine scenarios on cards that fit one page and one page with definitions of ethos, logos or pathos. While working in groups students take card from each stack. They persuade their group according to the scenario drawn using the
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Task Cards
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4.0
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By Teaching in Heels
Very straight forward quiz on indicative, interrogative, subjunctive and conditional verb mood. Students are asked to label sentences with the verb mood used. Answer key included.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, ELA Test Prep
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Test Prep, Assessment
$1.00
47 ratings
4.0
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I find that students generally groan at the sound of the word "poetry." However, when writing narrative poems about themselves, a mentor, a character from a novel/movie, or a story from their imagination I have better outcomes. Feel free to edit
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment
$1.00
14 ratings
4.0
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By Teaching in Heels
This PowerPoint gives examples of sentences that shift in tense, active/passive voice, verb mood, and person. It has some examples students can work through alone.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$2.00
14 ratings
3.9
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By Teaching in Heels
Give your students lots of practice with these examples of author's purpose. This deck includes 32 task cards of many situations and various levels of difficulty. Examples are from popular literature, Snapchat, memes, songs, and fictional
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Task Cards
$2.00
11 ratings
3.9
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By Teaching in Heels
Students are to create a detective to solve crimes of modern day. Students give their detective character traits, eccentricities, flaws, a lifestyle and hobbies, and relationship. They will use this information to write a mystery of their own, but
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Graphic Organizers
$1.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By Teaching in Heels
My students are forever mixing up latitude with longitude and vice versa. This song in combination the the hand motions gives kinestic learners a chance to put this skill to memory forever!
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Activities, Songs
$1.00
12 ratings
3.8
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By Teaching in Heels
Students create a comic strip to relay the plot, characters, and setting of a book.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects, Assessment, Rubrics
$1.00
10 ratings
4.0
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A baseball themed PowerPoint that can be used as a mini lesson or review for misplaced and dangling modifiers. After the mini lesson there are 20 sentences with answers that appear upon clicking for practice. It works great as a review game in my
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
$2.00
6 ratings
4.0
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This narrative is great to pair with reading of mysteries. Give the students an opportunity to give Sir Aurther Conan Doyle a run for his money in writing a mystery. Directions included are clear and detailed and the rubric is bulleted with
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Novel Study
$1.00
7 ratings
4.0
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By Teaching in Heels
This activity can be used as a book report or assessment over a novel studied in class. It really challenges the kids to combine poetry, literary elements and narrative form into one quick project. This is one thing that students cannot download
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Novel Study
$2.00
5 ratings
4.0
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Cut up the sentences below. Pass them out to students. Have the students walk around the room and share their strips---students should make an inference/prediction about how the strip relates to triangular trade. Afterwards, students should return
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Games
$1.00
3 ratings
3.3
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Check comprehension in a different way. Students roll the cube and answer the question that lands face up. This cube is easy to assemble with glue or tape (I have the students assemble them) and completely editable. Click each side of the cube
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
PreK, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Games
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6 ratings
4.0
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This powerpoint starts with a flow chart that connects verb mood to sneakers to help students understand how each are connected. It includes examples and learning tricks for students.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, PowerPoint Presentations, Minilessons
$2.00
$1.50
4 ratings
4.0
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By Teaching in Heels
The most important measure of success is reflection- especially in a Socratic seminar where students do most of the work of the session. Reflective writing helps teachers assign a grade for the seminar and allows the students an extra chance to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Activities, Assessment, Cooperative Learning
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1 rating
4.0
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By Teaching in Heels
Often students assume that "nonfiction" means all facts. We all know that isn't always the case. Commonly opinions are stuck inbetween the facts. This worksheet explains the difference in fact and opinion and addresses bias. I use a nonfiction
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Nonfiction Book Study
$1.00
4 ratings
3.8
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By Teaching in Heels
It is time for students to think outside the research box. AND time for you to evaluate research projects/papers that aren't boring! This research project drives students to create a nonfiction storybook over a topic of their choice. The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$3.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Teaching in Heels
Students compare/contrast Inca and Aztec culture and history using given criteria (ex: origin, religion, writing, etc). then create a chart of similarities using their own criteria. Lastly students will complete a Think-Tac-Toe using multiple
Subjects:
Social Studies - History
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Assessment, Cooperative Learning
$1.75
2 ratings
4.0
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This Activ flipchart gives notes and examples on interrogatiuve, indictive and imperative verb mood by reviewing verb person, tense, number and active/passive.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activboard Activities
$2.00
$1.50
2 ratings
3.9
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By Teaching in Heels
Students use comparison through analogies and metaphors to analyze Medusa's Head.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
$2.00
1 rating
4.0
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have 8 years experience teaching 6-8 grades science, social studies and language arts.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I love using all kinds of grouping and physical activities.

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Georgia Master Teacher Lighthouse Schools to Watch School and Evaluator

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Ed. M. Instructional Technology B.S.Ed Middle Grades Ed

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