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Students have critical thinking fun as they put on their thinking caps. Included are 50 riddles and brain teasers. Example: Would you prefer to have a ten-gallon container full of nickels or a five-gallon container full of dimes?Answer: a 5-gallon
Subjects:
Critical Thinking, For All Subject Areas, For All Subjects
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
$3.20
34
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By Class Act Press
Learning grammar through proofreading can be fun! This 31-page printable activity presents 20 LETTERS AND JOURNAL ENTRIES from one of Ms. Jones’s not-very-proficient English students, a student whose writing is peppered with common and numerous
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, CCRA.L.3
$5.00
$4.00
34
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By Class Act Press
Enforce the test-taking skill of following directions with this handy resource. This printable 1-page activity uses a humorous approach to teach students the value of CAREFUL READING and FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS. In the directions, students are told to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, Test Preparation
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.00
$1.60
15
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By Class Act Press
Alfred Hitchcock's “Rear Window” stars Jimmy Stewart as a globetrotting photographer confined to his New York City home. He passes the time by watching his neighbors and suddenly thinks a murder been committed in a nearby apartment. Stewart’s
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Drama
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Printables, Movie Guides
CCSS:
W.8.1, W.8.1b, W.8.2, W.8.7, W.8.10, W.9-10.1, W.9-10.1b, W.9-10.2, W.9-10.7, W.9-10.10, W.11-12.1...
$18.00
$14.40
25
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By Class Act Press
Students enjoy one of O. Henry’s surprise endings as they explore the meaning of friendship in “The Last Leaf,” one of the author’s most famous short stories.Your 16-page, reproducible study guide includes . . .• introduction, background
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.4, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.4, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.4, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.4...
$6.00
$4.80
13
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By Class Act Press
Teach students real-life Informational writing skills and save 20% with this bundle. How To Write a Movie Review is a 7-page printable writing activity. The resource includes • an introductory page with tips for teachers • 4 pages of information
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$9.00 $7.20
$5.76
9
Bundle
By Class Act Press
Show your students that informational writing and research can be fun with this resource.In this educational and entertaining writing assignment, students create a travel brochure based on the attractions of their hometown. This 3-page reproducible
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Worksheets, Printables
$3.00
$2.40
42
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By Class Act Press
This convenient bundle introduces students to the world of SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE and SHERLOCK HOLMES with the famous story "The Adventure of the Speckled Band."Included in the Conan Doyle biography are . . .• a 5-page biography of Conan Doyle,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
$16.00 $12.80
$10.24
15
Bundle
By Class Act Press
Let your students have writing fun as they revise to avoid clichés, cut unnecessary words, correct commonly-misused words, and eliminate redundancy.Been There, Done That: Avoiding ClichésThis 6-page reproducible activity • introduces students to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$15.00 $12.00
$9.60
10
Bundle
By Class Act Press
In this webquest, students use research skills to uncover interesting facts about the life and works of Agatha Christie, the queen of mystery literature.This 4-page, printable activity presents a brief introduction about Agatha Christie's
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Webquests
$3.25
$2.60
12
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By Class Act Press
Let students have some writing fun as they learn how to be concise in their writing.This 4-page printable resource includes • an introductory page with explanations and examples of problems with wordiness in writing• 40 examples of inflated
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
$2.40
7
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By Class Act Press
Students enjoy one of O. Henry’s famous surprise endings as they meet Jimmy Valentine, reformed safecracker (or is he reformed?).Here’s what you’ll find in your 20-page printable guide:• introductory notes to teachers about the story, along with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
$6.00
$4.80
8
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By Class Act Press
Students learn real-life expository or informative writing with this 7-page, printable resource that helps them hone their skills by learning how to write a movie review. The printable packet includes • an introductory page with tips for teachers• 4
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
$3.20
16
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By Class Act Press
Students enjoy one of O. Henry’s surprise endings as they explore the meaning of friendship in “After Twenty Years,” one of the author’s most famous short stories.Your 10-page, reproducible study guide includes . . .• introduction, background
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
$5.49
$4.39
7
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By Class Act Press
Students learn informative writing in a real-world setting. This 10-page writing activity helps students hone expository writing skills by learning how to write a restaurant review. The reproducible packet includes • a 2-page introduction
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
$4.00
6
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By Class Act Press
Themes of nostalgia, family love, and following your dreams— the film FIELD OF DREAMS has them all--with a baseball setting. Join Kevin Costner as he listens to his heart (and to unknown voices), builds a baseball field on his Iowa farm, then “goes
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Printables, Movie Guides
CCSS:
L.8.4, L.8.4a, L.9-10.4, L.9-10.4a, L.11-12.4, L.11-12.4a, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.W.6, CCRA.W.7, CCRA.W.8, CCRA.W.9...
$15.00
$12.00
19
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By Class Act Press
Let students combine vocabulary fun and history fun as they learn about the interesting etymology of 30 words.This 7-page printable activity first introduces students to etymologies and then provides two worksheets with thirty words with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Social Studies - History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$3.00
$2.40
6
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By Class Act Press
Show your students that vocabulary can be fun!This 5-page printable activity • introduces students to PALINDROMES, with examples of palindromes that are words, phrases, sentences, and numbers• then presents students with 3 pages of fill-in-the blank
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$3.00 $2.40
$1.92
3
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By Class Act Press
Let your students have some writing fun while learning the importance of details in writing.In this 13-page printable activity, students use three famous paintings and learn the importance in writing of noting precise details.The first two paintings
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
$4.00
45
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By Class Act Press
With this resource, students learn how to correct commonly misused words and phrases.Students sometimes hear others use words or phrases that are unfamiliar to them but are appropriate for the situation, and later they use those same words or
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
$2.40
6
Digital Download PDF (1.59 MB)
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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President's Award from Henderson Community College; Initial Recipient: Thurman-Askew Award for Adjunct Faculty

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Henderson Community College Indiana University University of Evansville Murray State University

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

• Ticket to Write: Writing Skills for Success (Pearson, 2012) (co-author) • The Only Grammar and Style Workbook You'll Ever Need: A One-Stop Practice and Exercise Book for Perfect Writing (Adams Media Corporation, 2012) • Henderson (Arcadia Publishers, 2008) • The Everything Grammar and Style Book: All the Rules You Need to Know to Master Great Writing (2nd ed.) (Adams Media Corporation, 2008) • Expanding Horizons: Short Readings and Images from Unusual Topics (Penguin Academic Series, Pearson Longman, 2006) • The Only Grammar Book You’ll Ever Need (Adams Media Corporation, 2003) • 10 study guides for Masterpiece Theatre and other PBS productions • 19 study guides for various films

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