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This is a 100-question multiple-choice test for The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Each question has 4 answers. The questions are in chronological order and divided up by chapter. You can use the entire test as a unit test, or you can break it down
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Assessment
$9.99
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This is a step-by-step guide that explains how to write a rhetorical analysis essay (14 total steps). When I started teaching AP Language and Composition, I found it hard to explain the rhetorical analysis essay to my students. I typed up this
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Test Prep, Handouts
$1.99
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This is a detailed and difficult 99-question multiple-choice for Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis (Part 1). The questions are plot based, in chronological order, and separated by chapter. They can be used as part of one big unit test, or they can be
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment
$9.99
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This is a 90-minute lesson for the first day of AP Language and Composition. It is an introduction to the class that involves journaling, a discussion about argumentation techniques, a short video, and a look at a released exam. Students end with a
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$3.99
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This is a 37-question multiple-choice test for Ghost by Jason Reynolds. The questions focus on characters and plot events. Each question has 4 choices. The questions are in chronological order and broken up by chapter. Sometimes I use the whole test
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Assessment
$4.99
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This is a step-by-step guide and basic essay template to help students who are learning how to write the AP Language and Composition rhetorical analysis essay. It includes a list of detailed steps for students to follow, a space for them to briefly
Subjects:
Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Activities
$2.99
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This is a 68-question multiple-choice test for All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely. The questions focus on events and details from the story. The questions are in chronological order and broken up by chapters. Each question has 5
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Assessment, Graphic Organizers
$7.99
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By The Practical English Teacher
This is a detailed and difficult 59-question multiple choice test American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang. The questions are plot and character based and have four choices each. These questions can be used as part of a unit test or for smaller
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Assessment
$6.99
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This is a 100-question multiple-choice test for Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel Purple Hibiscus. The questions are plot based and organized by section so that they can be used separately for reading quizzes or together as a unit test. I use these
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA), Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Assessment
$9.99
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This is a difficult 78-question multiple choice test for Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers. I made the test for my AP Language and Composition students, so the questions focus on details from the reading but also on the argument and purpose of each
Subjects:
Other (ELA), Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment
$9.99
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By The Practical English Teacher
This is a packet of three graphic organizers to help students learn how to write a rhetorical analysis essay. This packet includes two of my other products: "How to Write a Rhetorical Analysis for the AP Exam"
Subjects:
Writing, Writing-Essays, Close Reading
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Test Prep, Graphic Organizers
$4.99
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This is a detailed and difficult 76-question multiple-choice reading test for Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer. The test focuses on plot events and characters. Each question has four answer choices. Answer key is included. The questions are divided up
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment
$7.99
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This is a 31-question unit test for struggling readers. The first 28 questions are multiple choice and focus on plot, quote identification, and literary terms (stereotype, irony, dynamic character). The last three questions are open-ended. Students
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Assessment
$4.99
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This is a structured poem analysis activity that culminates in students writing a developed and cohesive analysis paragraph. In this activity, students will annotate, determine the poem’s theme, and learn how to write an analysis paragraph in the
Subjects:
Writing, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
$3.99
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By The Practical English Teacher
This is set of 9 funny multiple choice questions that ask students what they would do if they were stuck in some of Odysseus' situations. It's meant to mimic the personality tests often found in magazines and serves as an introduction to The Odyssey
Subjects:
Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Activities
$2.99
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Product Description: This is an easy-to-use, 60-minute lesson that introduces students to rhetoric and the rhetorical triangle. After a brief lecture on rhetoric and the rhetorical triangle (PowerPoint and note-taking guide included), students then
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Other (ELA)
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Lectures, PowerPoint Presentations
$3.99
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By The Practical English Teacher
This is a fun poetry analysis and imitation activity for high school students that features William Carlos Williams' "The Red Wheelbarrow." Students aim to create their own William Carlos Williams' poem on a giant poster. The lesson includes a brief
Subjects:
Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities
$2.99
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By The Practical English Teacher
Product description: This is a detailed, multiple choice reading test for When I Was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago. There are 68 plot-based questions and each question has five answer choices. Answer key is included. Offered in Word and PDF for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Assessment
$8.99
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This is a detailed, 33-question multiple-choice test for March-Book One by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. The questions are plot and character based and have four choices each; they can be used as part of a unit test or for smaller
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Assessment
$4.99
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This is a detailed, fairly difficult 81-question multiple choice test for the novel Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. It also includes a 6-page study guide.The test questions focus on characters, events, Ibo words, and Ibo traditions. The
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Assessment
$7.99
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Hello! I am currently in my 14th year of teaching. I taught 8th grade for three years and then transferred to high school, which I felt was a better fit for me. At the high school I've taught 9 Intensified, 9 Regular, 10 Intensified, 11 Regular, and 11 AP. During summer school, I taught a remedial writing class for students who needed to pass the state writing test in order to get their high school diploma. I am a reading specialist and have tutored struggling readers. I've also mentored one student teacher so far.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I am relaxed yet intense at the same time. I like to apply steady pressure to my students, but not so much that they get overwhelmed. My classes are pretty routinized and I manage to cover a lot of ground that way. I like to have students do group work, and I do not lecture for more than ten to fifteen minutes at a time.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

National Boards Certification.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA in English from the University of Mary Washington. English 6-12 licensure from the University of Mary Washington. MA in Education and Reading from the University of Virginia. +30 credits in autism, technology integration, and gifted education.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I enjoy spending time outside and play a lot of different sports that allow me to get outside in different seasons. My favorite part of being a teacher is seeing a student's writing improve over the course of the year.

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