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Megan R. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 27, 2016

Megan R.

Experienced writer/ proofreader/ editor/ educator
   United States
  |   Dixon, IL
  |  8:03 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

I rank in the top 0.12% of Elance providers in the Writing & Translation category!

I am a recent university graduate who holds a Master of Science degree in education (early childhood education; birth - grade 3) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English (writing emphasis). I also hold a graduate certificate in publishing, and I specifically enjoy working with children's and young adult literature. I previously worked as the head copy editor of my college's student newspaper, and as a student writer for my college's Public Relations...

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Jan 26, 2016|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Oct 4, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
Oct 1, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

A printable brochure designed for parents and teachers; discusses read-aloud...
A printable brochure designed for parents and teachers; discusses read-aloud...
A collection of 11 sample worksheets and answer keys covering Grade 1 literacy topics....
Lesson plans for early elementary; each shows modifications for a particular impairment...
Explores and discusses one theme of John Updike's novel "Rabbit, Run"

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Service Description

*I scored in the top 1% of Elance freelancers when tested on English grammar! I also scored in the top 5% when tested on content writing, editing and copyediting, English basic skills, and English punctuation.

* I will design and create educational materials such as worksheets, reading passages, comprehension questions, games, classroom posters, and tests/ assessments for elementary classrooms or students in pre-kindergarten - grade 8.
I can create pre-k materials that align with a classroom theme of your choice (e.g., the ocean, outer space, the wild West, pioneer life, the rainforest, woodland creatures, on the farm, the human body, any holiday ... anything!)

* I will create lesson plans or detailed activities for any subject area (English/ language arts, reading, math, science, social studies, music/ movement, or art) at the elementary level (grades pre-k - 8).
I will align math and English lessons with the Common Core State Standards.

* I will research topics for you to help with classroom/ educational planning.

* I will transcribe your video or audio files into accurate text, written in Microsoft Word documents.

* I will beta read your novel, non-fiction book, article, or short story and give you my feedback as a reader.

* I will proofread your manuscript and correct errors in English grammar, spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure.

* I will edit your writing to improve flow and syntax. I will check for consistent point of view, subject-verb...

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Education

Dominican University
Master of Science in Education (ECE)
2010 - 2014
University of Denver Publishing Institute
Publishing Certificate
2009 - 2009
Augustana College
Bachelor of Arts in English (emphasis in writing)
2005 - 2009
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editing
copyediting
proofreading
writing
children's writing
academic writing
lesson planning
educational materials
worksheets
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