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You are a world-famous statistician. Today you have received an urgent order from the federal government asking you to create a detailed profile of what kind of person is most electable as president. Your profile must be based on data from all 44
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An estimated 300,000 marchers listened to Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech on August 28, 1963. But just how densely packed was the National Mall that day? In this assignment, students use a scaled drawing of the National Mall to
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Poetry is the language of love, so what better way for English teachers to celebrate Valentine’s Day than with poetry? We have designed our “How Do I Love Thee?” Valentine’s Day activity not only to help students analyze poetry but also as a way to
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Our Critical Discussion Activity teaches students the important rules and etiquette necessary for any group-based discussion. Aligned with Common Core Listening and Speaking Standards, students will learn how to conduct polite, critical,
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Punxsutawney Phil is tired of the media circus that surrounds him every February 2nd. This year will be different: he’s already packed his bags, bought the plane ticket, and initiated “Operation Shadow”. Various animals end up filling in for Phil.
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In this creative activity, students depict the message and tone of famous Martin Luther King Jr. quotes in visual format. The lesson provides a great way for both English and history teachers to inspire their students with some of MLK’s greatest
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Looking for something fun and educational for your students this Halloween? How about throwing a literary masquerade party where students design and create masks that represent their favorite characters? A great way to celebrate the joy of reading
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Why do we wear green on St Patrick’s Day? What other associations do we have with the color green? When writers use this color in their works, are they simply describing something or are they symbolizing some deeper idea? In this Common Core
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Sick of listening to weather predictions from groundhogs? As if global warming wasn’t enough, each year on February 2, those pesky groundhogs emerge from their holes and use their devious shadows to determine our future misery or joy. We at
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Janet has taught all levels of high school English, a seminar class for college-level English, creative writing, journalism, AP English, and AVID.


MY TEACHING STYLE

We prefer the role of teacher-coaches—creating activities that are student-centered. We like group settings where students use their unique talents and perspectives to interact with the material.


HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

  • Nevada County Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Masons Teaching Award
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Teachers

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Janet graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor's Degree in English and French. She earned her Teaching Credential and Masters from Cal State Sacramento.

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