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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
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Fog! Gas lights! Mysteries! SHERLOCK HOLMES must be close at hand. “The Adventure of the Speckled Band”--Sherlock Holmes Close Reading Study Guide is ready so students can enjoy a trip to Holmes’s flat at 221B Baker Street, London. Here’s what
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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
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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
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Students have vocabulary fun as they learn phobias by studying context clues and prefixes. This 5-page printable activity • introduces students to the suffix -PHOBIA, with a definition and examples • tells students about the importance of using
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Sherlock Holmes author information! Introduce your students to the Victorian world of SHERLOCK HOLMES and his creator, author SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE. This 11-page reproducible resource includes . . . • a 5-page biography of Conan Doyle, including
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Incorrigible Henry Higgins meets irrepressible Liza Doolittle in MY FAIR LADY, an all-time favorite musical and Oscar winner based on George Bernard Shaw’s PYGMALION. Students will be captivated with Professor Higgins’ attempts to turn flower
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A Scandal in Bohemia: Sherlock Holmes Close Reading Study Guide is ready so students can enjoy a trip to Holmes’s flat at 221B Baker Street, London. Here’s what you’ll find in your 35-page reproducible guide: • introductory information about the
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Students enjoy and learn from informative writing with this bundle (and you save 20%). WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE: INTERVIEWING AND WRITING ABOUT SOMEONE FROM AN OLDER GENERATION Use this informative writing activity to foster writing and history. In
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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
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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
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In this printable, 11-page resource, students learn how to be concise in writing by eliminating redundant words and phrases. They first examine examples of redundancy and see how the examples should be written to avoid repetition. Example: The
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Fog! Gas lights! Mysteries! SHERLOCK HOLMES must be close at hand. The Final Problem: Sherlock Holmes Close Reading Study Guide is ready so your students can enjoy a trip to Holmes’s flat at 221B Baker Street, London. Your 26-page reproducible
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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
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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 with common and numerous writing mistakes. (Will you
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Starring Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, and John Gielgud, this version of Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR remains almost completely true to the original script. Viewing the movie allows students to see and hear—rather than just to read—many elements
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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
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Students combine literature fun, history fun, research fun and critical thinking skills in this resource that accompanies the History Channel's online video. This 20-page printable study packet and webquest accompanies the video and information on
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Bring Shakespeare’s humor to your classroom with the film adaptation of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. Students will enjoy and learn from the 1999 film featuring Kevin Kline as Bottom, Michelle Pfeiffer and Rupert Everett as Titania and Oberon,
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Fog! Gas lights! Mysteries! SHERLOCK HOLMES must be close at hand. The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle: Sherlock Holmes Close Reading Study Guide lets your students enjoy a trip to Holmes’s flat at 221B Baker Street, London,where Holmes and his
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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

MY TEACHING STYLE

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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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