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By The Lit Guy
This packet of questions for William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" includes: * 25 Multiple choice questions (with answer key). * 14 discussion, short answer, or essay questions. Questions cover both basic and detailed understanding of the story,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Worksheets, Homework
$2.00
53
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By The Lit Guy
This is a crossword puzzle incorporating 41 different literary elements often found on AP English exams. The crossword has the students match brief definitions of the terms with the terminology itself. There is a word bank provided at the bottom
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Test Prep, Fun Stuff, Games
$1.00
81
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By The Lit Guy
This is a set of 58 study guide questions for the film Lincoln (2012), starring Daniel Day-Lewis. Comes with a student version of the questions along with a teacher's copy with all of the answers. The questions are arranged by the chapter
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Movie Guides
$7.00
52
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By The Lit Guy
This presentation serves as an introduction to what literary criticism and/or a critical lens is and seven different types of literary theories:Marxist CriticismPsychoanalytical CriticismArchetypal CriticismNew Criticism
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Novel Study, Minilessons
$3.00
57
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By The Lit Guy
This is a set of four crossword puzzles incorporating over 50 different literary terms every middle school student should know. The crossword has the students match brief definitions of the literary devices with the terminology itself. There is
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Test Prep, Fun Stuff, Homework
$1.00
30
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By The Lit Guy
Complete unit for using the film "Super Size Me" in just about any type of class, though it was developed for a high school English course. Includes study guides, quizzes, and complete handouts and worksheets for a group project done by the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Health, Family Consumer Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Projects, Unit Plans, Assessment
$5.00
29
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By The Lit Guy
This is a crossword puzzle to be used to review the cardinal numbers in Spanish. Goes from zero up to one thousand, though not every number in between. Here are the ranges: 0-23 every number 30-100 by tens 100-1000 by hundreds Includes the
Subjects:
Spanish
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Activities, Fun Stuff
$1.00
33
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By The Lit Guy
This includes the full text of the Declaration of Independence along with 18 high-level questions analyzing the text from the basis of understanding Jefferson's argument and the strategies and structure he uses to formulate that argument. Three
Subjects:
English Language Arts, U.S. History, English
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Worksheets, Handouts, Homework
$2.00
40
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By The Lit Guy
This is a crossword puzzle containing all of the amendments to the U.S. Constitution. It makes a good review for students in U.S. History or Government classes, or just for fun to see if you know all of the amendments. Includes the
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Government, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Printables, Games
$1.00
36
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By The Lit Guy
This activity has students choose sides on various issues raised in I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb. Works great as a pre-reading or anticipation activity, or perhaps as something to use after the story as a review or reflection
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Novel Study, Minilessons
$2.99
29
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By The Lit Guy
Students compare and contrast the funeral speeches from Julius Caesar looking specifically for persuasive techniques and stylistic devices. This assignment is made for AP students, but can be modified for other high school levels. Other related
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Gifted and Talented
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Handouts
$1.99
22
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By The Lit Guy
This is a 20 slide Powerpoint presentation introduction to TPCASTT, a method for reading and analyzing poetry. Explains what each part of TPCASTT stands for and gives examples. At the end it uses "The Street" by Octavio Paz as an example of what a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$4.00
45
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By The Lit Guy
This study guide contains 19 questions for “Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl that can be used as a review activity or as the students read independently. The questions hit different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy, allowing the students to reflect
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Handouts
$1.50
18
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By The Lit Guy
This is a 34-question study guide for the short story "The Scarlet Ibis." Questions vary in difficulty from mere facts and details to harder analytical questions. Made for 9th or 10th grade level students. Includes the answer key. Other related
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets
$1.99
18
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By The Lit Guy
This study guide contains 19 questions for “The Interlopers” by Saki that can be used as a review activity or as the students read independently. The questions hit different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy, allowing the students to reflect upon what
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Handouts
$1.50
35
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By The Lit Guy
Students get a chance to act out the Prologue of "Romeo and Juliet." Handout contains the text and instructions for the presentations. Also contains a simple rubric for assessing the presentations if you choose to take it for a grade. I sometimes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Minilessons
$1.00
17
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By The Lit Guy
This activity has students choose sides on various issues raised in The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka. Works great as a pre-reading or anticipation activity, or perhaps as something to use after the story as a review or reflection exercise. Includes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Minilessons, Cooperative Learning
CCSS:
SL.9-10.1, SL.9-10.4, SL.11-12.1, SL.11-12.4
$2.99
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By The Lit Guy
This is a bundle of two poems by Anne Bradstreet: "To My Dear and Loving Husband" and "Upon the Burning of Our House." I've included the poems, along with a 20-question study guide and answer key. The study guide has questions of various levels
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Poetry
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Homework
$1.99
41
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By The Lit Guy
This is a crossword puzzle containing all 50 states. The clues are the states and the answers are the capitals. Includes the answer key. ********************************************************************** Customer Tips: How to get TPT
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, U.S. History, Geography
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Games
$1.00
25
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By The Lit Guy
My students love this activity. It is a fun way to teach basic figurative language (metaphors, similes, personification, and hyperbole). The students are broken up into groups where they write a short skit using only figurative language. This is
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Minilessons
$1.00
35
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Have worked for over 20 years in schools in Texas and Department of Defense schools overseas. Taught every grade level of high school classes, including honors, Pre-AP, and both AP Language and AP Literature.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Believe in making lessons both relevant to students' lives and fun to do.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

I get great Christmas cards from my students every year.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in English from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Certified to teach English, Speech, and Humanities in Texas and Department of Defense Education Activity schools.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Have lived and taught in Texas, Germany, and currently Japan.

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