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By Class Act Press
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
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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
14
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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
11
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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
42
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By Class Act Press
In this webquest, students use research skills to uncover interesting facts about the life and works of Agatha Christie, the queen of mystery literature.This 4-page, printable activity presents a brief introduction about Agatha Christie's
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Webquests
$3.25
12
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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
7
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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 teachers• 4
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
16
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By Class Act Press
Let students combine vocabulary fun and history fun as they learn about the interesting etymology of 30 words.This 7-page printable activity first introduces students to etymologies and then provides two worksheets with thirty words with
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Social Studies - History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$3.00
6
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By Class Act Press
Show your students that vocabulary can be fun!This 5-page printable activity • introduces students to PALINDROMES, with examples of palindromes that are words, phrases, sentences, and numbers• then presents students with 3 pages of fill-in-the blank
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$3.00
$2.40
3
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By Class Act Press
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
6
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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 themThen it
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, Writing
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
1
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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
8
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By Class Act Press
Students enjoy and learn from informative writing with this bundle (and you save 20%). WHEN I WAS YOUR AGE: INTERVIEWING AND WRITING ABOUT SOMEONE FROM AN OLDER GENERATION Use this informative writing activity to foster writing and history. In
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Writing-Expository
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$6.00
$4.80
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By Class Act Press
In "The Open Window," 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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides, Worksheets
$4.00
5
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By Class Act Press
Students enjoy literature fun with this closed reading study guide to a short story with one of Saki’s famous surprise endings. In this story, students travel to Edwardian London and meet Egbert and Lady Anne.Your 15-page printable guide includes .
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Study Guides, Worksheets, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.10, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5
$4.00
3
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By Class Act Press
This resource helps students learn correct spelling and using context clues. This 8-page printable packet combines two activities. Students . . • determine the correct spelling of 36 commonly misspelled words • write the definitions of words they
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Spelling, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$4.00
2
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By Class Act Press
Have vocabulary fun with spoonerisms! This printable packet includes . . . a 1-page introduction to SPOONERISMSa 2-page STORY STARTER with numerous and humorous SPOONERISMS for students to find and correct (don't be surprised if they're giggling
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Vocabulary
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.3, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$3.00
2
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By Class Act Press
Students have vocabulary fun when you introduce them to commonly-used words and phrases of French origin.This 8-page reproducible resource offers . . . • background information about the French language • eighteen words and phrases of French
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Vocabulary, French
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
1
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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, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Printables
$3.00
1
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By Class Act Press
Introduce your students to use their research skills to delve into the fascinating life and works of Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison.Included in this 4-page printable are . . . • a 1-page biography • 2 pages of questions (25 items) that ask
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Webquests
CCSS:
CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.10
$3.00
1
Digital Download PDF (1.06 MB)
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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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