Tracee Orman

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By Tracee Orman
Creative activities and project ideas for any novel, story, or unit in history. Includes standards alignment for every activity, EDITABLE grading rubrics, EDITABLE list of activities, and lots of print-and-go handouts for students.This 52-page
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.3, RL.5.6, RL.5.7, RL.5.10, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.5, RL.6.7...
$5.00
1909 ratings
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By Tracee Orman
Teach your students to write solid argument essays step-by-step with my Argument Writing unit. It is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for grades 6-12. Newly updated to include EDITABLE handouts and rubrics in Google Drive (using Google
Subjects:
Writing-Expository, For All Subject Areas, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Activities, Google Apps
CCSS:
RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.8, RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.8...
$10.00
1844 ratings
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By Tracee Orman
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee literature novel guide: lessons, tests, and creative activities created and written by Tracee Orman. I've included EDITABLE files (in Microsoft Word) so you can customize the resources to suit the needs of your
Subjects:
Literature, Tools for Common Core, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Novel Study, Guided Reading Books
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.9, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4...
$15.95
884 ratings
4.0
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By Tracee Orman
Teacher Binder Jumbo Pack: Gradebook, Forms, Lesson Plans, Calendar, and more! Completely EDITABLE with an UPDATED calendar each year (for life!). Includes everything you need in a binder (or add to your existing one). Why spend a ridiculous amount
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Back to School
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Professional Documents, Printables, Classroom Forms
$17.00
$12.00
1467 ratings
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By Tracee Orman
Poetry Resources for Reading, Writing, and Understanding Poetry, Volume 1 This (and ALL of my poetry resources) IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my POETRY RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE. Poetry Resources Bundle, Volume 2 is also available; it
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.3, RL.7.4, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.1...
$13.00
1001 ratings
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By Tracee Orman
*EDITABLE* A Year of Journal Prompts Bell Ringers or Exit Slips Bundle includes: Over 400 writing prompts aligned with the ELA Common Core Standards for reading, writing, speaking and listening, language, and history strands. The prompts are
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Google Apps
CCSS:
RI.5.1, RI.6.1, RI.7.1, RI.8.1, RI.9-10.1, RI.11-12.1, W.5.10, W.6.10, W.7.10, W.8.10, W.9-10.10...
$8.00
966 ratings
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By Tracee Orman
Common Core Language and Reading Practice Using Song Lyrics: "Roar" by Katy Perry This IS included in Poetry Resources Bundle, Volume 2. This activity uses popular song lyrics ("Roar" By Katy Perry, written by Bonnie McKee) to practice figurative
Subjects:
Reading, Poetry, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.2, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.4, W.6.3, W.6.10, W.7.3...
$4.00
670 ratings
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By Tracee Orman
Teach your students how to cite their sources! Newly updated to include MLA 8th edition (7th edition is also included). MLA style and format for citations includes teaching instructions, practice exercises, interactive notebook flip book, and many
Subjects:
Writing, Writing-Essays, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Printables, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
W.7.8, W.8.8, W.9-10.8, W.11-12.8, CCRA.W.8, RST.6-8.8, RST.9-10.8, RST.11-12.8, WHST.6-8.8, WHST.9-10.8, WHST.11-12.8
$5.00
679 ratings
4.0
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By Tracee Orman
Word Up! Common Core Vocabulary (Language) Graphic Organizers for Grades 6-12 includes 17 separate organizers to help students practice essential skills. This IS included in the following bundles: • Common Core Bundle for Grades 6, 7, 8 • Common
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Graphic Organizers, Google Apps
CCSS:
L.6.4, L.6.5, L.6.6, L.7.4, L.7.5, L.7.6, L.8.4, L.8.5, L.8.6, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5...
$6.00
687 ratings
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By Tracee Orman
A quick and easy reminder of how to write in-text and works cited citations. This editable handout covers the basics in a simplified way. It is not meant as a replacement for using a handbook, but an easy-to-copy resource students can keep in their
Subjects:
Library Skills, Writing, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Printables, Google Apps
CCSS:
W.6.4, W.6.8, W.7.8, W.8.8, W.9-10.8, W.11-12.8, CCRA.W.8
$3.50
552 ratings
4.0
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By Tracee Orman
Using Humor to Teach the Importance of English Class Presentation and Handouts (Newly Updated!) This IS included in the following mega bundle: ALL of my BACK TO SCHOOL RESOURCES GROWING BUNDLE. Most students zone out when it comes to learning
Subjects:
English Language Arts, English, Back to School
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Fun Stuff, Multimedia
CCSS:
L.7.1, L.7.2, L.7.3, L.7.4, L.8.1, L.8.2, L.8.3, L.8.4, L.9-10.1, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.4...
$5.00
729 ratings
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By Tracee Orman
My teacher binder lesson planning pages are versatile and completely editable in both Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Google Drive (Slides). I include a variety of spreads so you can find those that work best for you. They
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Back to School
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Printables, Classroom Forms
$4.50
637 ratings
3.9
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By Tracee Orman
Use popular boy band One Direction's songs "One Thing" and "What Makes You Beautiful" to teach and practice figurative language, sound devices, and the meaning of poetry and the speaker's message. Students can also do an extended activity connecting
Subjects:
Literature, Poetry, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4, L.6.4, L.7.4, L.8.4, L.9-10.4, L.11-12.4, CCRA.R.4...
$3.00
523 ratings
4.0
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By Tracee Orman
What is a meme? Students will no doubt know exactly what a meme is, but probably have a hard time defining one. This bundle includes a 55-slide presentation that breaks down memes and prompts them to create their own. Students are provided with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Career and Technical Education, Back to School
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas
$4.50
355 ratings
4.0
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By Tracee Orman
Print your own bookmarks! This is a great novel introduction activity, but can also be used in other content areas such as math, social studies, and science. Add your own text and pictures, or print them blank for the students to design. Newly
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Holidays/Seasonal
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Handouts, Novel Study, Printables
$3.00
265 ratings
4.0
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By Tracee Orman
English reading assessment and vocabulary diagnostic test with answer keys. (Aligned with the Common Core State Standards for reading-literature, reading literary non-fiction, writing, and language skills) Assess your students reading proficiency
Subjects:
Reading, ELA Test Prep, Tools for Common Core
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Examinations - Quizzes, Study Guides, Assessment
CCSS:
RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.3, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4, RI.8.1, RI.8.2, RI.8.3...
$4.50
379 ratings
4.0
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By Tracee Orman
Resume {Résumé} and Cover Letter Writing for College and Career Readiness Materials includes templates, samples, outline organizer, and rubrics for grading. Updated to include EDITABLE Google Drive templates you can share securely with your
Subjects:
Career and Technical Education, Writing, Writing
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Activities, Printables, Google Apps
CCSS:
W.11-12.1, W.11-12.2, W.11-12.4, W.11-12.5, W.11-12.6, W.11-12.7, W.11-12.10, L.11-12.1, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.3, L.11-12.4...
$4.00
282 ratings
4.0
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By Tracee Orman
Shakespeare Life and Times Introduction and History Powerpoint Presentation An excellent introduction and thorough history of the life and times of William Shakespeare. This can be shown before you read or act any of Shakespeare's plays, sonnets,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Activities, Google Apps
CCSS:
CCRA.R.9, CCRA.R.10
$5.00
278 ratings
4.0
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By Tracee Orman
Bell Ringers: Motivational Monday Quotes and Writing Prompts to promote a positive growth mindset! This IS included in my growing bundles: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES MEGA BUNDLE AND ALL of My Bell Ringer and Exit Slip Resources. Mondays are hard
Subjects:
English Language Arts, For All Subject Areas, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
W.6.10, W.7.10, W.8.10, W.9-10.10, W.11-12.10, CCRA.W.10
$5.00
337 ratings
4.0
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By Tracee Orman
Use "Fight Song" by Rachel Platten to help your students understand figurative language, poetic devices, speaker's tone, theme, and author's purpose. (Aligned with the Common Core State Standards for Reading Literature, Language, and Writing) This
Subjects:
Poetry, Close Reading, Classroom Community
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Interactive Notebooks, Google Apps
CCSS:
RL.7.2, RL.7.4, RL.8.2, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.2, RL.11-12.4, RL.11-12.6, W.7.10, W.8.10...
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266 ratings
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I've been teaching at my current public high school for 16 years, and have a total of 20 years experience in the classroom. Most of my experience is teaching high school English and journalism classes; however, for several years I taught an art history class and was also a librarian/media specialist. I teach all levels--from honors students to special education students; therefore, I'm constantly modifying my assignments to fit my students' needs.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I will never stop trying to foster creativity and critical thinking in my classroom no matter how many practice standardized tests I must give. In my opinion, it is more important to prepare students who can think independently and creatively than to prepare students who can score well on a two-day test in three subject areas.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

I graduated from St. Ambrose University in 1994, double-majoring in English and Mass Communications: Journalism. After teaching in a small school in a special education classroom, I decided to go back to school to earn my teaching endorsement. My roles in education have included being a librarian, middle school English and reading, middle school special ed., and for the past 15 years as a high school English and journalism teacher with about six years of art history thrown in there, as well.

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Published poet, editor, blogger on www.traceeorman.com and www.hungergameslessons.com, adviser for high school art and literary magazine, newspaper, and yearbook.

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