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Teaching Grammar and Mechanics helps teachers significantly improve student writing and test scores through direct instruction a...
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Grammar Toolkit (Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics Worksheets) has the resources that upper elementary, mi...
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Reading Fluency and Comprehension Toolkit provides 43 expository animal fluency articles and 43 corresponding animal comprehen...
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Get eight parts of speech worksheets, answers, and connected diagnostic and formative grammar assessments with recording matrices to get your stu...
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Teaching Essay Strategies is a comprehensive curriculum designed to help teachers teach the essay components of the Common Core ...
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Teaching Reading Strategies is the comprehensive reading intervention curriculum that provides teachers all the resources they n...
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Often, the reason why students fail to achieve their academic potential is not because they don't try hard enough, but because they have never le...
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Grammar Openers Toolkit provides 64 "openers" to teach students all the grammar, mechanics, and spelling that they need to becom...
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Essay Strategies Toolkit provides teachers a systematic approach to teaching the multi-paragraph essay. Students complete 42 seq...
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Here is a nice set of coherence, unity, and parallelism worksheets designed to improve student writing. Writing coherence refers to how well se...
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Phonemic Awareness and Phonics Toolkit provides the diagnostic assessments, materials, activities, and worksheets that classroom...
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Get 16 underlines, italics, and quotation marks worksheets and other punctuation worksheets, answers, and connected diagnostic and formative gram...
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Here is a great strategy that teaches students to independently dissect any writing prompt to formulate an effective, on-target thesis statement....
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Phonemic awareness is the highest correlate to early reading success. And phonemic awareness can be taught, not just caught. Here is a terrific ...
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Writing Openers and Fluency Toolkit provides two essential resources for upper elementary, middle school, and high school teach...
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Get the diagnostic English-language arts and reading assessments that every teacher needs to succeed. Here are 36 whole-class diagnostic assessme...
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Mark has twenty four years of teaching experience in the elementary middle school, high school, and community college settings. He currently serves as a middle school English-language arts teacher and reading specialist in Elk Grove Unified School District, outside of Sacramento.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Assessment-based instruction to help students "catch up" while they concurrently "keep up" with grade-level standards.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Eagle Scout Phi Beta Kappa Award Magna cum Laude Mildred Dawson Award (best MA thesis in the field of children's literature)

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

His MA Education (Reading Specialist) is out of the California State University at Sacramento. Mark received his teaching credential at the University of California at Los Angeles after graduating Magna cum Laude from the University of Southern California. Go Trojans!

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Mark Pennington is an educational author, presenter, reading specialist, and middle school teacher. He encourages teachers to differentiate instruction in reading/English-language arts. Mark presents at educational conferences and provides staff in-services in the areas of reading intervention, spelling/vocabulary, grammar/mechanics, and essay writing. Mark has served as series editor and author for the Better in 5 Minutes series for Random House. He has also authored curricula to tell teachers differentiate instruction, including Teaching Essay Strategies, Teaching Grammar and Mechanics, Teaching Spelling and Vocabulary, Teaching Reading Strategies, and Essential Study Skills for his own Pennington Publishing.