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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
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...
$8.00
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By Class Act Press
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
8 ratings
4.0
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By Class Act Press
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
8 ratings
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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 “The Last Leaf,” one of the author’s most famous short stories. Your 16-page, reproducible study guide includes . . . • introduction, background
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.4, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.4, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.4, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.4...
$6.00
11 ratings
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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
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 ratings
3.9
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By Class Act Press
Students enjoy one of O. Henry’s famous surprise endings as they meet Jimmy Valentine, reformed safecracker (or is he reformed?). Here’s what you’ll find in your 20-page printable guide: • introductory notes to teachers about the story, along with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
$6.00
4 ratings
4.0
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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...
$8.00
3 ratings
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By Class Act Press
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
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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
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$5.00
19 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.58 MB)
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
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...
$8.00
3 ratings
4.0
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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
7 ratings
3.9
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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 online video.This 20-page printable study packet and webquest accompanies the video and information on
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Social Studies - History
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
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...
$6.00
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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...
$8.00
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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
2 ratings
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By Class Act Press
Treat your students to a trip to New York City with “Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen,” a nice companion piece to “The Gift of the Magi” or an excellent standalone (complete with O. Henry’s signature surprise ending). Your 14-page printable study
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
$6.00
5 ratings
4.0
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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...
$8.00
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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
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By Class Act Press
Fog! Gas lights! Mysteries! SHERLOCK HOLMES must be close at hand. “The Adventure of the Engineer’s Thumb”--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
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.9-10.1c, W.9-10.7...
$8.00
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By Class Act Press
“A Case of Identity”--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 find in your 32-page reproducible guide: • introductory information about
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
RL.6.1, RL.6.3, RL.6.10, RL.7.1, RL.7.3, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.3, RL.8.10, RL.11-12.1, RL.11-12.3...
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By Class Act Press
Fog! Gas lights! Mysteries! Who’s the first person you think of? Why, that’s elementary! It��s the master sleuth himself—SHERLOCK HOLMES, of course. “The Adventure of the Empty House”--Sherlock Holmes Close Reading Study Guide is ready so your
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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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

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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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