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Teach students real-life Informational writing skills and save 33% with this bundle. How To Write a Movie Review is a 6-page printable writing activity. The resource includes • an introductory page with tips for teachers • 4 pages of information
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Help your students learn informative writing in a real-world setting. This 9-page writing activity helps students hone their expository writing skills by learning how to write a restaurant review. The reproducible packet includes • a 2-page
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Let students have some writing fun as they learn how to be concise in their writing. This 4-page printable activity includes • an introductory page with explanations and examples of problems with wordiness in writing • 40 examples of inflated
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In this printable, 8-page activity, 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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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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Incorporate both critical thinking and critical writing into your classroom. This 23-page reproducible activity offers over 220 quotations for students to consider and then respond to. You may ask students to frame their response in any number of
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In "Dusk," by Saki, students explore appearance vs. reality as they journey to Edwardian England. Your 15-page, reproducible study guide includes . . . • biographical information about H. H. Munro (Saki) • research questions for a deeper look into
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Let students have some grammar fun and writing fun as they learn to correct their mistakes in commonly misused words. In this 3-page printable activity, students . . . • look at a sentence that includes a commonly misused word • correct the
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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 phrases in their
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Let students have writing fun while learning to avoid clichés in their writing. This 6-page reproducible activity • introduces students to CLICHÉS • shows the PROBLEMS with using them in writing • gives EXAMPLES of how to CORRECT them Then
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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
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Let students know that learning parts of speech in grammar can be fun as they examine and write about proverbs and quotations associated with love. In this printable, 3-page bell-ringer activity, students • determine parts of speech in various
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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
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Introduce students to vocabulary fun with anachronisms. This 3-page printable activity • first introduces students to ANACHRONISMS, with a definition and examples • tells students about a 20-year-old character in a story set in 1950 • presents
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Let students have vocabulary fun with these four resources (and save yourself 25%!). 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
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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
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Use this activity to foster writing fun and learning about history. In this 3-page printable activity, students . . . • INTERVIEW someone from an OLDER GENERATION • WRITE about the INTERVIEWEE’S LIFE The first page introduces students to the
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In both informative writing and fiction writing 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
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Help students have writing fun as they spur their imaginations to create short stories. “I can't think of how to start!” “What am I going to say?” “I just don't have any ideas!” As a teacher, how often have you heard any of these
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Help your students become familiar with literary terms in an entertaining way. This 5-page printable activity introduces students to 8 commonly-used LITERARY TERMS that begin with D:
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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

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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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