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Between us we've taught grades 3-12+ for a combined total of 20+ years in language arts and math!
 
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This is a reference sheet I give my students to help them remember the difference between the Commutative, Associative, Identity, and Distributive Properties. It includes a graphic as well as hints to remember them. Before rating, please contact
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This is a fun lab activity I like to use with my students to get them up and moving around while they are still collecting data AND finding the mean, median, mode, and range of those data sets. You place at least 5 different food boxes (cans, etc.)
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These activities are based on the short story "The Ransom of Red Chief" by O. Henry. There are comprehension/discussion questions for the students as a class, literature circle, or individual to answer, as well as a focus on the elements of
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These activities are based on the short story "Monkey's Paw" by W.W. Jacobs. The story introduces the concepts of irony and superstition. There are comprehension/discussion questions for the students as a class, literature circle, or individual to
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The content of this PowerPoint includes defining bias and explaining that bias can be intentional or unintentional. Other slides include information about where bias can appear, how you can identify it, examples in which students are asked to
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Questions are included about: ratios, rates, unit rates, proportions, percents & fractions, percents & decimals, and percent of a number. The slideshow theme is a desert background. Before rating, please contact me at
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These activities are based on the short story "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe. It includes: *comprehension/discussion questions for the students as a class, literature circle, or individual to answer, as well as a focus on the elements
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These activities are based on the short story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" by Mark Twain. There are so many activities in this lesson, including: * comprehension/discussion and vocabulary questions for the students to discuss
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This is a unit on poetry and figurative language. It includes the mini-lessons on hyperbole, personification, onomatopoeia, simile, metaphor, assonance, consonance, rhyme, repetition, idiom, slang, alliteration, and speaker/voice. Also included is a
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These activities are based on the short story "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry. There are comprehension/discussion questions for the students as a class, literature circle, or individual to answer, as well as a focus on the elements of literature
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These activities are based on the short story "The Hitchhiker" by Louise Fletcher. There are comprehension/discussion questions for the students as a class, literature circle, or individual to answer, as well as a focus on the elements of literature
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This product is for the short story "Terrible Things by Eve Bunting". It is an allegory for the Holocaust using animals as symbols for the 10 million people killed during that time. There are several activities that are included: comprehension
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These activities are based on the short story "The Lady or the Tiger?" by Frank Stockton. There are comprehension/discussion questions for the students as a class, literature circle, or individual to answer, as well as a focus on the elements of
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These activities are based on the short story "Charles" by Shirley Jackson. There are comprehension/discussion questions for the students as a class, literature circle, or individual to answer, as well as a focus on the elements of literature and
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This document contains 16 comprehension questions that could be used for literature circles or individual checks for understanding. It also includes a foldable with important vocabulary, and vocabulary assessment. Before rating, please contact me
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This trivia PowerPoint has questions that are related to one and two step equations and equalities. Note: The one-step questions are the same as the one-step equations on my Variables, Expressions, and One-Step Equations Jeopardy. Before rating,
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This poetry analysis is a structure called TAP IT (Title, attitude, paraphrase, imagery, and theme). An example of an analysis is included, as well as assignment and several pages of well-known and lesser know poems for analysis by the
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This is a fun way to review exponents either as individuals or small groups. You will need enough dice for all students or each group. Before rating, please contact me at stscott@ek12schools.com if you find an error and I will quickly fix and
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This is an activity that students can do with a partner or small group. They are finding out which are prime and which are composite by organizing the factors of each product from 2-100, as well as 3 empty spaces for 3 numbers of their choice. In
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This is a 27 page pdf file that includes a list of resources, two different story maps, a story elements note taking organizer, a peer conferencing form, a long list of strong verbs, speech tags, and character traits, mini-lessons about: character
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Karen: 7-8th grade English, 9-12 College-Credit English Courses Stephanie: 4-8th grade English, Math, and Honors Math, Founder of Effective K12 Schools

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We feel that strong vocabulary is a necessity in every content area. According to Marzano, a leading educator and researcher, learning vocabulary is most effective when the word or concept is connected to a symbol, definition, and repeated exposure, as well as put into context. We try and fulfill all of these strategies in our vocabulary units.

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Karen: PROPS Teacher of the Month Stephanie: Teacher of the Month

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Stephanie: Grand Valley State University 2001- BA Journalism; Oakland University 2005--Teacher Certification K-8 Mathematics and Language Arts; Eastern Michigan University 2007--MA Educational Media and Technology; Oakland University 2009--Ed.S. Educational Leadership and Administration Grand Canyon University Present--Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Education and Effective Schools

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Our favorite creation is the SAT unit. It includes 10 weeks (!) of activities. You would probably spend 50+ hours creating all of these activities. We promise you will not be disappointed in our products.