The Secondary Fairy

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The Secondary Fairy
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"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I remember, involve me and I learn." -Benjamin Franklin
 
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Need a way to get to know your U.S. Government/History students? (Intended for these courses but could easily be used in other high school classrooms that focus on current events/opinions/decision making) Want to get them thinking on the first day
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Inspiring our students to be the very best they can be is SO important... this pack of 50 motivational quotes will surely do the trick! I've compiled 50 of my favorite inspirational quotes from various historical figures, authors, celebrities and
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Many students come into AP psychology thinking they already know a ton about psychology. Unfortunately, much of what they "know" comes from movies and television which perpetuate misconceptions. For example: "We only use 10% of our brains" This is
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This is a great back-to-school assignment that I've done for years in my US History classes! It allows me to get to know my students in a way I probably wouldn't in class, it serves as a "preview" of their writing skills, and helps students to
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A Back-to-school MUST HAVE! Download for free and print this out NOW for an organized first day of school!! As a middle school or high school teacher it's common to have upwards of 100 students these days! It's very important to keep track of
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*Another Back-to-School MUST HAVE! These surveys are a quick, easy and fun way to get to know your students. This would be PERFECT to get to know all of the students in your room-- even the quiet ones! Print them out on colorful paper (maybe one
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This blank bingo board is PERFECT for a fun and competitive review game. Use in ANY GRADE, for ANY SUBJECT! Simply provide students with a word bank and allow them to put the words in whatever boxes they would like to. Further instructions
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Use these labels on whatever you need to! Please leave me a review if you download! Thank you so much to Hello Literacy for her incredible fonts and license!
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This easy to follow reference sheet will help your students to perfect their papers. This is perfect for students who are writing essays for the first time, but also good for older students who might need a little reminder to always check their
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Ever receive a gift & realize that you forgot to stash thank you cards in your desk?! Fear no more! These are very simple but they do the trick! Simply print on cardstock (whatever color you like!) cut and fold in half-- the inside is blank
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Using purple, teal, lime green, and white this color combo is sure to add a pop of color to your classroom. Place whatever words you would like on the banner using a simple text box. Ideas: "Welcome to ____ grade!" Your name Your class
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Welcome your students back to school in style! (extra blank banner pieces included for whatever you may want to do) Purple, teal, lime green and white are the MUST HAVE colors for this school year! Font used by Jen Jones with Hello Literacy,
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Help students who were absent to become accountable for their own work. This sheet can be placed in a binder weekly or laminated and used like a dry erase board. Students simply figure out what day they were absent and read what they missed. If
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This graphic organizer can be used for any class debate. It clearly organizes the issue, sides/arguments, evidence for each argument and a conclusion space. This would be perfect in a middle school U.S. history class, a current events class, or
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Hey TPTers! My name is Ms. May! I began my teaching journey in an 8th grade U.S. history classroom and quickly fell in love with teaching history. Since then, I've taught 9th grade and 11th grade American History as well as 12th grade Honors and AP psychology. This upcoming school year I will be taking on U.S. Government and Politics as well as Sociology.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I've been told both formally and informally that my teaching style is engaging, innovative and hands on. I pride myself on my creativity and ability to really make history come "alive" for my students. You would very rarely find me lecturing at the front of the room for an entire class period (though necessary at the AP/high school level... at times) becuase I truly belive that learning happens by doing. I let my students be in charge of their own learning, I facilitate discussions, debates, and have fun every single day. I hope that my lesson plans and activities inspire you to do the same. History does not have to be boring! When parents ask their kids what they learned in school today the answer will NOT be "nothing!"

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from West Chester University with a Bachelor's degree in history and secondary education along with a minor in American Studies. I am certified in the state of PA to teach Social Studies grades 7-12. I am currently pursuing my Master's degree in Education with a concentration in American Studies (History and English/Literature based, this time!) which will be completed by 2018. I truly am a lifelong learner and hope to one day be a professor.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

One thing I noticed about the wonderful TPT community and teacher bloggers/vloggers out there is that there are tons and tons of awesome resources for the younger grades; but there seems to be a lack of resources shared for secondary teachers. I decided to give this a go-- I spend hours creating resources for my own classrooms, I might as well share! I hope you enjoy my creations and I hope to hear from you soon! Here's to another awesome school year! "The future of the world is in your classroom today" Follow me on Instagram: TheSecondaryFairy Big THANK YOU to HelloFonts and Ashley Hughes for helping me to create my first store logo.

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