West of the Story

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This is a powerpoint that breaks down what SMART goals are and tells how students can capitalize on them. It was written for a 7th grade audience, but can be used at any upper elementary to high school classroom. This was an area of study for the
Subjects:
Life Skills, Study Skills, Study Skills
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, ...
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Fun Stuff, For Principals & Administrators
$4.99
3 ratings
3.8
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What to do if you are lost (in the woods, on an island etc). This talks about important rules of survival. Work used in cited. This was used for a survival skills unit with our cooking class - but can be adapted for many used. It could be a writing
Subjects:
Life Skills
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations
$3.99
5 ratings
4.0
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By West of the Story
35+ Literary Devices are succinctly displayed with both definitions and examples (on MOST). Many graphic help further explain concepts. It is used in my 9th grade classroom, but is very friendly for 7th-12th grade+. Extension Activities: 1.
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Reading, Vocabulary
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, Staff
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Novel Study
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This is a writing assignment that asks students to write a how-to process. Instead of doing it as a demonstration speech, students are responsible for writing the process out. It is a fun, descriptive writing piece that challenges student
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Other, Projects
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Students are given choice projects each marking period. They have to complete one a week without any repeats.
Subjects:
Spelling
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects
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By West of the Story
Students are given choice projects each marking period. They have to complete one a week without any repeats.
Subjects:
Spelling
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Projects
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Goldilocks and the Three Dirty Bears contains errors in capitalization and punctuation. It also includes interjections that students can be asked to find. It is a fractured tale. This is a great way to expose students to the concept of fractured
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Grammar
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
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A multimedia presentation that shows various abbreviations, how they are used in business and every day life, and where we may run into them. This was used for a Senior English class but can be adapted in variety of ways.
Subjects:
Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
PowerPoint Presentations, Multimedia
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This is a powerpoint of the following: 1. What is an idiom 2. Some idioms that students need to guess based on the pictures 3. Idioms that are very common - represented with goofy pictures 4. An assignment (that can be edited) for students to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Projects
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Currently, I am teaching 7th - 9th and Senior English at my school. I have been teaching for 5 years.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I do the regular book activities minimally, and incorporate many hands-on choice projects. I try to allow for choice many times throughout the day.

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MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Language Arts and Social Studies - undergrad minors Education- undergrad major Practice of Teaching - Masters Degree

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I piloted and have been running our 7th - 12th grade student newspaper The Talon. We are in our 3rd year. I freelance edit, tutor, and write. I have a deep love for all things language related.

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