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This worksheet sheet introduces the concept of Foreshadowing and has students practice the skill using small examples.  This print and go resource asks students to evaluate examples (Including hyperlinked  web resources (with QR Codes) such as a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Test Preparation, Reading
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets
$3.50
255
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Product Description This Socratic Seminar Packet includes: -Student directions and descriptions of a socratic seminar and how it is conducted. -Teacher directions -Socratic Seminar Prep Sheet for students -During the seminar notesheet -Post
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Cooperative Learning, Activities
$5.50
231
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This is an instructional tool to introduce students to the concept of etymology (word origin). Students will learn that 60% of the words in the English Language come from Greek/Latin roots and that there are powerful decoding skills that come from
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
CCSS:
L.5.4b, L.5.4c, L.6.4b, L.6.4c, L.7.4b, L.7.4c, L.8.4b, L.8.4c
$3.00
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This product is a companion sheet for the video Lighthouse:  http://vimeo.com/21910518. This charming video features a tiny village on an island watched over by the protective beacon of a lighthouse when suddenly a problem arises. This 3 minute
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Literacy Center Ideas
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.5
$3.00
81
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This printable worksheet features the creative and highly engaging 6 minute animated short by Lucas Martell titled Pigeon Impossible. http://vimeo.com/8527864. The video is very 'mission impossible' like and is one that students find highly
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
8th, 9th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Video Files, Test Prep
$3.25
50
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This product is a companion sheet for the video Alma . https://youtu.be/irbFBgI0jhM. Your students will be RIVETED by this film!!This video features an adorably animated little girl strolling through the city on a winter day. Oddly, she spots a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Instructional Technology, Reading Strategies
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Video Files
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.5
$3.25
106
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By Using Your Smarticles
Working on persuasive techniques?  Need a creative book report project?  Use these instructions and templates to have your students create a book report out of a cereal box. Students can then record a commercial advertisement for their cereal. This
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Activities
$2.50
57
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This crime scene activity involves a crime, suspects, evidence and an evidence collection packet for students. Students have an opportunity to exercise those important CCLS skills of evaluating evidence with this engaging lesson. Included in this
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing-Expository
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Simulations, Activities
$6.00
99
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This product provides a complete step by step guide for students on argumentative writing. Each page is a worksheet and practice examples on the following terms as coined by
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing-Essays
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans
$5.99
62
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This Monkey's Paw Pack really packs a CCSS punch! This lesson provides a link to an engaging and compelling 29 minute video of The Monkey's Paw story by W. W. Jacobs. http://vimeo.com/20009303 The companion worksheet focuses on the mood of the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Video Files
CCSS:
RL.5.3, RL.5.9, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.7
$3.50
78
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By Using Your Smarticles
Have you seen Ormie? Ormie is a pig that has spotted a batch of cookies on top of a refrigerator and he'll do ANYTHING to get them! This animated short is charming for students and a GREAT way to teach cause and effect.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Reading Strategies
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$3.50
60
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This packet takes students step by step through the concept of Allusions. It begins by building background through the use of a clip featuring the phrase "These are not the droids you are looking for":  https://youtu.be/ihyjXd2C-E8Students then view
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Video Files
CCSS:
RL.6.5, RL.7.5, RL.8.4, L.7.1, L.7.5a
$3.50
44
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By Using Your Smarticles
Students create their OWN themed escape room in this terrific editable Google Slide product.....and NO LOCKS ARE NEEDED!!!!! This is a print and go Escape Room concept for ANY content area.Have students edit the template to include a theme, a
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas, End of Year
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Activities
$9.00
47
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By Using Your Smarticles
Here it is!!  FINALLY!  A super bundle of all of my best-selling animated shorts for instruction lessons.  Talk about STUDENT ENGAGEMENT?  Here it is!  These best-sellers are sure to please you and your students....and help them learn critical
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Video Files, Printables
$19.00
30
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This worksheet  is the perfect print and go lesson for teaching the elements of a fiction story:  Exposition, Rising Action, Climax, Falling Action, Resolution.  Product includes: ✨Print and Go worksheet ✨Video Link ✨Powerpoint companion
Subjects:
Literature, Reading Strategies, Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual)
$3.50
25
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Introducing BIBO!  This print and go lesson provides links and stop points for the award winning movie titled Bibo about a loyal and devoted robot that has found himself in unimaginable circumstances.   (Video is on both Vimeo and YouTube) This well
Subjects:
Instructional Technology, Reading Strategies, Other (Specialty)
Grades:
8th, 9th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Literacy Center Ideas, Activities
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.5
$3.50
19
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By Using Your Smarticles
This Scavenger Hunt allows students to practice utilizing context clues while having fun! Students 'scan' a QR code to get their context clue question. Answering a question will lead them to an envelope which has more context clue questions, QR
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading Strategies
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Cooperative Learning, Activities, Assessment
$4.00
118
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By Using Your Smarticles
In this unit plan, students will 'compete' as City-States in academically driven Olympic Games. Each day the City-States (polis) will gather together and participate in Olympic events. The events are designed as cooperative stations to reinforce
Subjects:
Ancient History
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Unit Plans, Cooperative Learning
$5.50
36
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By Using Your Smarticles
Are you trying to get your students more effective at writing a CER for Science?  This FUN and ENGAGING activity really helps! In this printable are 9 complete CER examples, except, they’ve been cut apart into Claims... Evidence… and Reasoning
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science, Science
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities
$4.50
10
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By Using Your Smarticles
This cute little bulletin board set will remind students of the VERY popular Minecraft game....only it says Mind Craft! Suitable for 36 - 48 inch bulletin boards, these full color printable images can be cut out and pieced together to say "Our
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
8th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Clip Art, Bulletin Board Ideas
$3.99
57
Digital Download PDF (1.58 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been a teacher for 14+ years and have always taught the sixth grade. Prior to teaching I worked in the health insurance industry as a Marketing Representative. I love integrating technology into the curriculum as much as possible. My blog: yoursmarticles.blogspot.com focuses on strategies for technology integration. Through conferences, seminars and training sessions I share my experience with other teachers as much as possible!

MY TEACHING STYLE

Unquestionably my teaching style is student-centered. Student inquiry and project based activities are my strengths coupled with technology integration.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

2018 NYS Teacher of the Year Finalist Certified BrainPop Educator Apple Teacher Google Certified Teacher Level 2 Lee Bryant Outstanding Technology Teacher of the year 2014-2015 Published in 2013 NYSMSA'S In Transitions journal Published in AMLE Magazine Published iBook on Student ENgagement Presenter at ISTE, NYSMA, NYSCATE and many other conferences on technology integration Author of Yoursmarticles.blogspot.com

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

1991 Graduated from Michigan State University 2001 Obtained Masters Degree and teaching certificate PRE-K through 6 60+ hours above masters credit

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Mother of 3 sons (and a charming cavalier spaniel), runner and ice hockey player. I love my job and put all of my energy into doing what's best for students.

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