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Fog! Gas lights! Mysteries! SHERLOCK HOLMES must be close at hand. “The Red-Headed League”--A Study Guide for the Sherlock Holmes Story is ready so your students can enjoy a trip to Holmes’s flat at 221B Baker Street, London. Here’s what you’ll
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Show your student some writing fun as they learn to eliminate wordiness and redundancy. This 12-page, printable bundle combines two popular Class Act Press products: “Eliminate Wordiness: Cutting Unnecessary Words and Phrases” and “Don’t Let Me
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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
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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
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When you begin showing Casablanca, students will think you’re just being nice by letting them watch a world-famous film, but you’ll know you’re teaching WWII HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, and CINEMATIC TECHNIQUES at the same time. In this 20-page
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Students have vocabulary fun, spelling fun, and literature fun as they examine differences in American and British English. As they mature, students often read material published in England or other parts of the U.K. This 5-page reproducible
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If your students are studying famous films of the 1940s or famous movies in the film noir genre, you’re probably featuring Double Indemnity. This 1944 film, directed by Billy Wilder, stars Fred MacMurray as an insurance salesman, Barbara Stanwyck
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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
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In this activity, students use supplement their appreciation and understanding of Shakespeare’s life and works using either Internet (webquest) or print sources. Note: This is the same set of questions used in Beloved Bard: More on Shakespeare’s
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If students were assigned to read Bernard Malamud’s 1952 novel “THE NATURAL” and they also watched the 1984 movie of the same name, use this test to be sure they completed both assignments. This 33-item test asks students to identify if an incident
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Help your students learn literary terms the easy and entertaining way (and you save 25%!) This 11-page reproducible activity introduces students to eight common literary terms that begin with A, eight that begin with B, and eight that begin with
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Combine writing fun and vocabulary fun with this free resource that offers an entertaining and educational way to introduce students to idioms. Included are explanations and examples of idioms, followed by 20 prompts that ask students to
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This free, no-prep resource accompanies vocabulary study in the Sherlock Holmes story featured in The Red-Headed League: Sherlock Holmes Study Guide . This puzzle highlights 30 words from the short story, and has a handy answer key. After you
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Over thirty years' experience in middle school, junior high, high school, college, and GED.

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HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

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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