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.
Believe in making lessons both relevant to students' lives and fun to do.
I get great Christmas cards from my students every year.
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.
Have lived and taught in Texas, Germany, and currently Japan.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository, Reading, Vocabulary, Specialty, Social Studies - History, Civics, Government, U.S. History, European History, World History, World Language, Spanish, Arts & Music, Visual Arts, Music, Drama, EFL - ESL - ELD, Health, Art, Art History, Communications, English, Film, Geography, Other (Social Studies - History), Other (ELA), Gifted and Talented, Critical Thinking, Literature, Family Consumer Sciences, Short Stories, Writing, Reading Strategies, Writing-Essays, Holidays/Seasonal, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Informational Text, Close Reading