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This is a two page webquest on William Shakespeare's life and times. Great for background information at the beginning of a Shakespeare unit. Questions include Elizabethan England and William Shakespeare's life. Websites with the information are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Research, Activities, Webquests
$1.00
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This study pack (a 23% discount over buying a la carte) introduces students to the oft ignored but equally important Norse gods. 1. Norse Mythology PowerPoint- With such a heavy emphasis on Greek and Roman mythology, the Norse gods are often
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Assessment
$10.00
46 ratings
3.9
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This power pack (a 20% discount over buying a la carte) includes my best-selling Antigone PowerPoint and notes, as well as my study guide, tragic hero chart and Oedipus activity. All relevant answer keys have been included. 1. Antigone Background
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Worksheets, Assessment
$12.00
40 ratings
3.9
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Knights errant, damsels in distress, codes of chivalry-- the Medieval era was an exciting and fascinating time. The Arthurian legends are a great way to introduce your students to this time period. This package includes shortened story versions of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Novel Study
$3.00
42 ratings
3.9
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By The Handy Helper
Agatha Christie is the mother of mystery novels. A great place to start your students with mystery is with her iconic novel "And Then There Were None," originally titled "Ten Little Indians." This power pack (a 20% discount over buying a la carte)
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$12.00
31 ratings
3.9
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The Devil's Arithmetic is a gripping tale of how a modern Jewish girl got in touch with her roots and learned to appreciate her heritage and what her grandparents went through during the Holocaust. These questions are meant to be used with the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Movie Guides
$1.00
20 ratings
3.9
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By The Handy Helper
The Greek tragedy "Antigone" is heartbreaking, but an important read. This PowerPoint accompanies my Background Notes and Study Questions PowerPoint covers: --Ancient Greek theatre --Stage design --Greek Gods --Tragedy
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$5.00
16 ratings
4.0
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By The Handy Helper
Agatha Christie is the mother of mystery novels. A great place to start your students with mystery is with her iconic novel "And Then There Were None," originally title "Ten Little Indians." This project asks students to pretend to be an FBI
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Rubrics
$2.00
26 ratings
4.0
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By The Handy Helper
The Greek tragedy "Antigone" is heartbreaking, but an important read. This package includes 4 page guided notes, reading questions, and tragic hero chart. Guided notes cover: --Ancient Greek theatre --Stage design --Greek Gods --Tragedy
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Cultural Activities
$5.00
22 ratings
3.9
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This power pack (a 33% discount over buying a la carte) includes everything you need to study Homer’s The Odyssey, beginning with background on the Greek Gods and Trojan War, all the way through to projects and a review Jeopardy
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Unit Plans, Novel Study
$20.00
16 ratings
4.0
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This mega pack (a 20% discount over buying a la carte) includes many review and assessment activities to help your students learn their literary elements. 1. Literary Terms Definition List- 47 terms- plot, exposition, rising action, climax, falling
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities
$8.00
22 ratings
3.9
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The Greek tragedy "Antigone" is heartbreaking, but an important read. This package includes a 3 page study guide and 4 page multiple choice and matching test. **Also available as part of the Antigone Power Pack for $12, a 20% discount over buying
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Study Guides, Assessment
$3.00
10 ratings
3.8
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This is a detailed plan for an entire semester of Journalism I. Includes objectives and ideas for activities and assessments and ideas for advanced levels. Units based on the following 15 objectives: 1. Students will be able to (SWBAT) understand
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$5.00
24 ratings
3.9
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With such a heavy emphasis on Greek and Roman mythology, the Norse gods are often overlooked. This packet includes: --Guided notes for Norse Creation, Binding of Loki, and Ragnarok with answer key --Full text "Fenris the Wolf" by Darin Morgan (FREE
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Assessment
$5.00
22 ratings
4.0
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This quiz serves as a summative assessment for a short story and/or literary element unit. Quiz includes: fiction vs. non-fiction drama vs. poetry genre definitions plot map static vs. dynamic characters round vs. flat
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Assessment
$1.00
23 ratings
3.9
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By The Handy Helper
Agatha Christie is the mother of mystery novels. A great place to start your students with mystery is with her iconic novel "And Then There Were None," originally title "Ten Little Indians." This project asks students to create a board game based
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Projects, Novel Study, Rubrics
$2.00
17 ratings
4.0
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With such a heavy emphasis on Greek and Roman mythology, the Norse gods are often overlooked. This PowerPoint covers: --Valkyries --Odin --Thor --Loki --Freya --Freyr --Tyr --Heimdall --Skadi --Balder --Frigga --Aeiger --Hel --Yggdrasil (Helheim,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.00
17 ratings
3.9
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By The Handy Helper
Great final review project for an American Literature or English 11 class. Students work in groups to represent the 6 major eras (represented by chapters on project sheet) of American literature on one class timeline (works great with bulletin
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, Literature
Grades:
11th
Types:
Projects, Activities, Assessment
$1.00
19 ratings
4.0
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By The Handy Helper
Knights errant, damsels in distress, codes of chivalry-- the Medieval era was an exciting and fascinating time. The Arthurian legends are a great way to introduce your students to this time period. The My Kingdom project (a series of 6
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Projects, Fun Stuff, Rubrics
$4.00
14 ratings
3.9
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By The Handy Helper
If you are looking for ideas for your Creative Writing I class, you are in luck. This curriculum map outlines the entire course, for a 90 minute block 4x4 semester schedule. Can easily be adjusted for AB or 50 minute block schedules. Units include
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans, Whole Courses
$5.00
13 ratings
3.8
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Completed practica at Gayle Middle School, Colonial Forge High School, Thornburg Middle School, Chancellor High School. Student taught at Spotsylvania High School. Taught English 9, 10 and Creative Writing at King George High School.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Model everything, then step back and let the students soar. “Do not do what I do; rather, take whatever I have to offer and do with it what I could never imagine doing and then come back and tell me about it.” -Matt Levinson

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Meritorius New Teacher Candidate Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction Award from The National Society of High School Scholars

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a B.A. in English and Virginia Teacher Certification in grades 6-12.

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