Tina's Humanities Teacher Resources

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I'm passionate about teaching kids skills that they can utilize in all disciplines! My belief is that learning how to effectively read, write, speak, and listen should be as authentic as possible.
 
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Students studying the novel Things Fall Apart are asked to use the given evidence to determine what fire and water respectively symbolize in the novel.
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Before students can write great claims, counterclaims, and rebuttals, they should be able to recognize them in others' writing! This packet has three original nonfiction pieces. Students are asked to read the pieces and find the claim,
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If you are looking for a way to get your students to work together to really dissect a text, this protocol is for you! You can (and should) use this cooperative learning strategy many times throughout a unit, and students will have different and
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This lesson asks students to make a poster that demonstrates connections between a famous quote, the text of Animal Farm, an example from history, and personal experience. I have included 8 famous quotes that directly relate to Orwell's messages
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Before starting any Shakespearean work, assess what your students know about the playwright and the time period he lived in. You can collect all of the "Want to Know" questions and assign them as homework or answer them yourself.
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I have used this cooperative learning activity in several different grade levels to make reading a complex text more engaging and fun. Students take turns reading and fulfilling other roles in small groups. This protocol works for all skill
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Use this worksheet as a quick check for understanding after the apparitions appear in Macbeth in Act 4, scene 1. Students enjoy drawing the apparitions and making inferences about Macbeth's thoughts after seeing each one.
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This lesson is student-centered and challenging! It includes a Do Now (with 6 different variations), an exemplar, partner practice, an extension activity for students who rush to finish, and an Exit Ticket. I typically use this lesson after
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Students LOVE this lesson because we use the most common type of visual text - advertisements - to learn about analysis. Later on, we apply these exact same steps to written texts. I put many hours of work and fine-tuning into this lesson, and it
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This lesson asks students to read a "real world" argumentative text and analyze the moves/choices that the author makes in order to effectively support his/her claim. Once you introduce this graphic organizer to your students, you can use it with
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I worked in higher education as a teaching assistant when I earned my Master's in English Literature from North Carolina State University Most recently I have taught high school ELA. I am certified to teach AP Language and Composition.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I'm very passionate about the Common Core ELA skills, and I think that students need to master those and more in order to be truly prepared to be independent and thoughtful citizens.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BA, University of Tampa MA, North Carolina State University MAT, Simmons College

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I'm a mother to a beautiful daughter and a puppy, a wife to a wonderful and supportive husband, and a lifelong learner.

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