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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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The film THE MIRACLE WORKER tells the real life of blind and deaf Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan, her extraordinary teacher. The strength of the two women — and their test of wills—makes for compelling viewing and gives students an opportunity to
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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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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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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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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
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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
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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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Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest" will have students on the edge of their seats, not realizing they’re learning something while viewing a movie! Cary Grant is a typical Hitchcock hero —an innocent man in turmoil because of circumstances he
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Students can learn history, ethics, and compassion with film JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG, based on the actual post-WWII war crimes trials. The film’s themes cover many questions, such as • What is the worth of one human life? • Is all fair in love and
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Take students on an exotic trip with THE MAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH, an Alfred Hitchcock movie that uses a favorite plot: innocent people caught up in circumstances they can’t understand or control. American doctor Jimmy Stewart, his famous wife Doris
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In the film SKYLARK, a sequel to SARAH, PLAIN AND TALL, examines themes of married life and environmental and marital obstacles requiring difficult decisions. The family members’ strength of character makes for both compelling viewing and lively
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Set in post-WWII London, the film MIDNIGHT LACE is a “whodunit” that will keep students guessing until the last minute, and at the same time using critical thinking skills to try to solve the mystery. The movie features many famous sites of the
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Is your film class studying this famous movie? To test students’ knowledge and comprehension of the famous 1969 movie, this 2-page printable test provides ... 19 multiple-choice questions and 1 fill-in-the blank question. An answer key is
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This resource combines two of the most popular resources from Class Act Press: "Rear Window: Study Guide for the Film" and "Vertigo: Study Guide for the Film." These guides provide • background information • casts lists • comprehension
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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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This 14-page printable study guide to the film THE SHELL SEEKERS includes . . . • introductory information about the cast and British speech in the film • definitions from the film • literary definitions • 6 pages of questions for students to
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In the film THE MIRROR CRACK'D, charming elderly English sleuth Miss Marple, created by Agatha Christie, is asked to unravel a murder at a nearby estate being used by a rambunctious American film production company. This witty mystery features
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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

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• 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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