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Teach students real-life Informational writing skills and save 20% with this bundle. How To Write a Movie Review is a 7-page printable writing activity. The resource includes • an introductory page with tips for teachers • 4 pages of information
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$9.00
$7.20
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Students learn informative writing in a real-world setting. This 10-page writing activity helps students hone expository writing skills by learning how to write a restaurant review. The reproducible packet includes • a 2-page introduction
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
4 ratings
4.0
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By Class Act Press
Show your students that informational writing and research can be fun with this resource.In this educational and entertaining writing assignment, students create a travel brochure based on the attractions of their hometown. This 3-page reproducible
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Research, Worksheets, Printables
$3.00
39 ratings
4.0
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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 true
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
19 ratings
4.0
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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
Use this activity to foster writing fun and learning about history. In this 4-page printable resource, students . . . • INTERVIEW someone from an OLDER GENERATION• WRITE about the INTERVIEWEE’S LIFEThe first page introduces students to the AUDIENCE
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Writing, Informational Text
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
6 ratings
3.9
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By Class Act Press
Students learn real-life expository or informative writing with this 7-page, printable resource that helps them hone their skills by learning how to write a movie review. The printable packet includes • an introductory page with tips for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
12 ratings
4.0
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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
$8.00
$6.40
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With this resource, students learn how to correct commonly misused words and phrases.Students sometimes hear others use words or phrases that are unfamiliar to them but are appropriate for the situation, and later they use those same words or
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Class Act Press
Let students have writing fun while learning to avoid clichés in their writing. This 7-page reproducible activity • introduces students to CLICHÉS • shows the PROBLEMS with using them in writing • gives EXAMPLES of how to CORRECT them Then
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
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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
Let your students have writing fun as they revise to avoid clichés, cut unnecessary words, correct commonly misused words, and eliminate redundancy. Been There, Done That: Avoiding Clichés This 6-page reproducible activity • introduces students
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing, Writing-Essays
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$15.00
$12.00
2 ratings
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By Class Act Press
Let your students have some writing fun while learning the importance of details in writing.In this 13-page printable activity, students use three famous paintings and learn the importance in writing of noting precise details.The first two paintings
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
43 ratings
4.0
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By Class Act Press
Let students have some grammar fun and writing fun as they learn to correct their mistakes in commonly misused words. In this 4-page printable activity, students . . . • look at a sentence that includes a commonly misused word • correct the
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Class Act Press
Let students know learning parts of speech in grammar can be fun as they examine and write about proverbs and quotations associated with love. In this printable, 4-page bell-ringer activity, students • determine parts of speech in various proverbs
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
1 rating
4.0
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By Class Act Press
Help students have reading fun and writing fun as they offer their opinions about parts of articles they read. Using this 8-page reproducible activity, students read and respond to a magazine, newspaper, or online article, which encourages more
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
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By Class Act Press
Students need to learn the importance of using precise detail. This 4-page printable activity presents the steps of an INTERDISCIPLINARY WRITING-AND-ART PROJECT. . . . • Writing students chose prints of paintings and then wrote a detailed
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Visual Arts, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
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By Class Act Press
Introduce students to vocabulary fun as they use critical thinking to learn about anachronisms. This 3-page printable activity . . . • first introduces students to ANACHRONISMS, with a definition and examples • tells students about a 20-year-old
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Critical Thinking, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
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By Class Act Press
Let students have vocabulary fun with these four resources (and save 20%!). Use The Time of Your Life: A Look at Anachronisms to introduce students to this literary and vocabulary concept. This 3-page printable activity . . . • first introduces
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$8.00
$6.40
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This resource includes 20 printable story starters, all designed to give students more than enough information to begin their stories. Each story has several introductory paragraphs that give background information about the setting, characters, and
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Creative Writing, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$10.00
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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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