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By Teaching Generation Next
This is a wildly popular first day of school activity. It has been downloaded over 40,000 times. This lesson begins with handing students a marshmallow and telling them if they wait until after the presentation on classroom procedures they can
Subjects:
For All Subjects
Grades:
Not Grade Specific
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Google Apps, Activities
$4.00
2,590
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By Teaching Generation Next
This engaging novel, I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai, will really get your students thinking. It’s perfect to engage students in higher order thinking and discussion activities. This is also a great novel to teach the skill of using evidence from
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Nonfiction Book Study, Novel Study, Printables
CCSS:
RL.8.2, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.6, RL.8.9, RI.8.5, W.8.2d, W.8.9b
$7.00
220
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By Teaching Generation Next
This eight day unit uses the movie, “Remember the Titans” to teach characterization and text analysis. This unit is also aligned to common core standards. Included are eight complete daily lessons that teach everything about characterization such
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans
$5.00
81
Digital Download PDF (6.16 MB)
By Teaching Generation Next
This eight day unit uses the movie, “The Lorax” to teach characterization, generalization, drawing conclusions, cause and effect, theme and text analysis. This unit is also aligned to common core standards. Included are eight complete daily
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled)
$5.00
61
Digital Download ZIP (7.36 MB)
By Teaching Generation Next
Everyone loves minions, so use them to engage students in learning about characterization and literary analysis. This eight day unit uses the movie, “Despicable ME” to teach characterization, protagonist/antagonist, motivation, inference and text
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Movie Guides, Multimedia
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.5, W.6.2
$5.00
56
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By Teaching Generation Next
Word or “Rebus” puzzles are great activities for students. My students love to figure out these puzzles. This product is perfect for individual, group or whole class work. You can use them as bell ringers, small group tasks or individual
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Gifted and Talented, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 9th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Task Cards, Activities, Printables
$3.00
54
Digital Download ZIP (3.50 MB)
By Teaching Generation Next
This engaging novel, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children will really get your students thinking. It’s perfect to engage students in higher order thinking and discussion activities. This is also a great novel to teach the skill of using
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Literature Circles, Novel Study
$7.00
11
Digital Download ZIP (15.04 MB)
By Teaching Generation Next
This eight day unit uses the movie, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (Jim Carrey version) to teach characterization, generalization, drawing conclusions, cause and effect, theme and text analysis. This unit is also aligned to common core standards.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts, Drama
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.5
$5.00
9
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By Teaching Generation Next
This eight day unit uses the movie, “Coco” to teach characterization, generalization, drawing conclusions, cause and effect, theme and text analysis. This unit is also aligned to common core standards. Included are eight complete daily lessons
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts, Drama
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.5
$5.00
8
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By Teaching Generation Next
This seven day unit uses the movie, “Secondhand Lions” to teach characterization, generalization, drawing conclusions, cause and effect, theme and text analysis. This unit is also aligned to common core standards. Included are seven complete daily
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Movie Guides, Minilessons
$5.00
12
Digital Download ZIP (9.10 MB)
By Teaching Generation Next
Do your students love the movie Frozen? This seven day unit uses the movie, “Frozen” to teach characterization, generalization, drawing conclusions, cause and effect, theme and text analysis. This unit is also aligned to common core standards.
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Movie Guides, Minilessons
$5.00
26
Digital Download ZIP (8.63 MB)
By Teaching Generation Next
This engaging novel, The Boy in the Black Suit by Jason Reynolds, will really get your students thinking. It’s perfect to engage students in higher order thinking and discussion activities. This is also a great novel to teach the skill of using
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Literature Circles, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4
$7.00
4
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Teaching Generation Next
This product contains 19 pages of questions for the novel, "The Book Thief". There is a separate set of questions for the prologue and for each part of the novel. Product also contains all answer sheets.You may also be interested in:The Boy in the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Printables, Study Guides
$3.50
7
Digital Download PDF (0.26 MB)
By Teaching Generation Next
The All About Me Unit is very popular. This is a tried and true unit. It was used by hundreds of teachers across the world last year in a collaborative, cross culture unit. This unit incorporates 21st century skills with engaging, relevant
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, 5th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Projects, Unit Plans, Internet Activities
$5.00
43
Digital Download PDF (1.45 MB)
By Teaching Generation Next
This eight day unit uses the movie, “Hidden Figures” to teach characterization, generalization, drawing conclusions, cause and effect, theme and text analysis. This unit is also aligned to common core standards. Included are eight complete daily
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Arts, Drama
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.5
$5.00
8
Digital Download ZIP (32.53 MB)
By Teaching Generation Next
This is the upper grade version of the lesson, “Don’t eat the marshmallow”. This activity replaces marshmallows with Hershey kisses and plays on the idea of resisting a kiss. Upper middle school and high school students love this version. This is
Subjects:
For All Subject Areas
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, 7th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Worksheets, Video Files
$1.00
32
Digital Download PDF (0.52 MB)
By Teaching Generation Next
This eight day unit uses the movie, “Wonder” to teach characterization, generalization, drawing conclusions, cause and effect, theme and text analysis. This unit is also aligned to common core standards. Included are eight complete daily lessons
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Fun Stuff, Minilessons
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.5
$5.00
6
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By Teaching Generation Next
This novel study for Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead includes both print and digital versions.  Directions on how to edit the novel study are also included.  40 pages of student work along with  complete answer keys.  This novel study is divided
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Literature Circles, Activities, Novel Study
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.6, RL.9-10.10
$8.00
1
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By Teaching Generation Next
The Book Thief is a wonderful book to use in the classroom. The vocabulary is both a joy and a challenge. This product has everything you need to teach the vocabulary for the entire novel. You probably won't use everything I have included, but I
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Vocabulary
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Assessment, Printables
$5.00
7
Digital Download PDF (6.39 MB)
By Teaching Generation Next
Included in this quick characterization bundle are: a mini lesson on character traits with practice and discussion questions, full page and half page character trading cards. Students draw a picture of a character and answer key questions about the
Subjects:
English Language Arts
Grades:
8th, 9th, 6th, 7th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Printables
$3.50
14
Digital Download PDF (2.34 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I have been teaching for 22 years. I have spent most of my career teaching 7th grade Language Arts, Reading, Highly Capable and Gifted, 8th grade Leadership and Drama. I am currently embarking on a new adventure teaching High School English and Drama.

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe it is paramount that educators teach students with tomorrow in mind. We need to integrate technology into our curriculum while maintaining a focus on high standards. The classroom should also be a fun experience for both students and teachers.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

National Board Certified Teacher: Early Adolescent English/Language Arts (Ages 11-15) Awarded technology Grants for my classroom

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Graduated from Pacific Lutheran University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts in English/Communication Arts and a teaching certificate. Completed my Integrating Technology into the Curriculum from Walden University in 2012

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

I'm a mom, wife and teacher. In my spare time, I'm a mom, wife and teacher:)

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