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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
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By Class Act Press
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.3, RL.9-10.9, RL.9-10.10, W.9-10.1, W.9-10.1a, W.9-10.1c, W.9-10.7, W.9-10.8, W.9-10.9, L.9-10.4...
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$6.40
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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
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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
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By Class Act Press
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 true
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
$4.00
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By Class Act Press
This study material accompanies the information on the A&E Channel’s website “Charles Dickens Biography,” which you can preview at tinyurl.com/o5p53qy.This 8-page printable packet includes . . . • a Note to Teachers with ideas about how to
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Webquests
$3.00
$2.40
11
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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...
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By Class Act Press
Students combine literature fun, history fun, research fun, and critical thinking skills in this resource that accompanies the History Channel's web site.This 19-page printable webquest accompanies the information on the History Channel’s website
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
RI.9-10.1, RI.9-10.2, RI.9-10.4, RI.9-10.7, RI.9-10.10, RI.11-12.1, RI.11-12.2, RI.11-12.4, RI.11-12.7, L.9-10.4, L.9-10.6...
$5.00
$4.00
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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
$2.40
7
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By Class Act Press
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 guide
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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...
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By Class Act Press
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 a
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
RI.9-10.2, RI.9-10.4, RI.9-10.10, RI.11-12.2, RI.11-12.4, RI.11-12.10, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.6
$8.00
$6.40
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By Class Act Press
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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...
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$6.40
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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
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By Class Act Press
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Activities, 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
$6.40
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By Class Act Press
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 of
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Printables, Movie Guides
CCSS:
CCRA.SL.3, CCRA.SL.6, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$15.00
$12.00
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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
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By Class Act Press
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, Movie Guides
$15.00
$12.00
3
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By Class Act Press
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Activities, Movie Guides
$18.00
$14.40
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By Class Act Press
Told from the point of view of young Scout Finch, the film TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD centers on many themes, including . . .• racism and injustice• mysteries of childhood• family life• dealing with the handicapped• developing more mature views• living
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Drama, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Study Guides, Printables, Movie Guides
$15.00
$12.00
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By Class Act Press
Fog! Gas lights! Mysteries! SHERLOCK HOLMES must be close at hand. With The Adventure of the Dancing Men—Sherlock Holmes Close Reading Study Guide, students enjoy a trip to Holmes’s flat at 221B Baker Street, London, and to the countryside in
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
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...
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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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