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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
25 ratings
3.9
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By Class Act Press
Fog! Gas lights! Mysteries! SHERLOCK HOLMES must be close at hand. “The Red-Headed League”--Sherlock Holmes Close Reading Study Guide is ready so your students can enjoy a trip to Holmes’s flat at 221B Baker Street, London. Here’s what you’ll
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.9, RL.9-10.10, RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.3, RL.11-12.9, RL.11-12.10, W.9-10.1, W.9-10.1a, W.9-10.1c...
$8.00
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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
5 ratings
4.0
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By Class Act Press
An Alfred Hitchcock murder mystery to encourage students’ critical thinking skills? DIAL M FOR MURDER is perfect! Your study guide is arranged to introduce students to the dramatic irony in the film, putting them in the right frame of mind to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Handouts
CCSS:
W.7.1, W.7.1b, W.7.2, W.7.7, W.7.10, W.8.1, W.8.1b, W.8.2, W.8.7, W.8.10, W.9-10.1...
$13.00
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By Class Act Press
Show students writing fun as they learn to eliminate wordiness and redundancy. This 12-page, printable bundle combines two popular Class Act Press resources: “Eliminate Wordiness: Cutting Unnecessary Words and Phrases” and “Don’t Let Me Repeat
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
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To introduce Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo, ask students, “Do you believe someone out of the past—someone dead—can suddenly take possession of a living being?" and "At what point does love become obsession?” These are just two of the questions
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Drama
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Printables
$15.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Class Act Press
Have vocabulary fun with spoonerisms! This printable packet includes . . . • a 1-page introduction to SPOONERISMS • a 2-page STORY STARTER with numerous and humorous SPOONERISMS for students to find and correct (don't be surprised if they're
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Class Act Press
Incorporate both critical thinking and critical writing into your classroom. This 23-page reproducible activity offers over 220 quotations your students consider and then respond to. You might ask students to frame their response in any number of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables
$6.00
1 rating
3.5
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By Class Act Press
In Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, master sleuth HERCULE POIROT must determine “whodunit” while on a 1930s journey aboard the world’s most opulent train. Parallels to the Lindbergh baby kidnapping case abound. They offer you a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Printables
$14.00
1 rating
3.6
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By Class Act Press
Let your students enjoy some grammar fun with parts of speech in “The Star-Spangled Banner.” This 2-page printable resource asks students to identify PARTS OF SPEECH in various lines of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Correctly identifying the parts
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Workbooks, Activities, Printables
$2.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Class Act Press
Treat your students to education fun with mnemonics, spelling, word choice and vocabulary. This is an 18-page collection of ten pairs of words that are commonly confused and misused. POSTERS WITH MNEMONICS FOR LEARNING THE CORRECT
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Adult Education
Types:
Activities, Mnemonics, Posters
$6.00
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By Class Act Press
Let students have some literature fun when they study allusion, irony, and symbolism in this resource. What’s In a Name? introduces students to the way authors use allusion, irony, and symbolism in choosing characters’ names, then presents the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Class Act Press
Let your students know that learning the parts of speech in grammar can be fun! This 2-page reproducible activity asks students to identify PARTS OF SPEECH in the chorus of “Take Me Out To the Ballgame.” Correctly identifying the parts of speech
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.00
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By Class Act Press
Students have research fun and informational writing fun while learning and writing about time capsules. This 4-page printable writing activity combines HISTORY and WRITING. Students first read about • time capsules in history, including
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Social Studies - History
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
3 ratings
4.0
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By Class Act Press
The film DEATH ON THE NILE, an adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel, centers on murders that take place on a pleasure cruise ferrying wealthy passengers up the Nile River. Almost any of the travelers could be the killer (or killers?), and Agatha
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
W.8.1, W.8.1b, W.8.2, W.8.7, W.8.10, W.9-10.1, W.9-10.2, W.9-10.7, W.9-10.10, W.11-12.1, W.11-12.2...
$10.00
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By Class Act Press
Even though LATIN is considered a dead language, it is all around us, especially in law, botany, government, medicine, pharmacy, mathematics, zoology, and religion. This 4-page printable resource begins with a short overview about the use of Latin
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Latin
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
2 ratings
4.0
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By Class Act Press
Show your students that learning vocabulary through context clues can be fun! This 3-page reproducible activity asks students to use context clues in sentences to identify COMMON IDIOMS related to DOGS. Example: When I tried to get my grandfather
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.00
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By Class Act Press
Treat your students to an extraordinary film about Mahatma Gandhi! His principles of nonviolence have influenced world leaders (including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) for decades. Now your students can explore the remarkable life of this modest
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History, Other (Arts)
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Printables, Movie Guides
$15.00
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By Class Act Press
Students have vocabulary fun with words that originated in Spanish. This 6-page printable resource introduces students to 20 words of Spanish origin, words now commonly used in English. Then it offers a 2-page story and, in the appropriate parts
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Spanish
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
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By Class Act Press
Show your students that learning vocabulary through context clues can be fun! This 3-page reproducible activity asks students to use context clues in sentences to identify COMMON IDIOMS related to HORSES. Example: That’s no rumor. I heard it
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$2.00
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Over thirty years' experience in middle school, junior high, high school, college, and GED.

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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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