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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
$3.20
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Student enjoy one of O. Henry’s famous surprise endings as they meet Madame Beaumont and Harold Farrington, who are staying in Broadway’s luxurious Hotel Lotus.Pair this story with O. Henry’s "Gift of the Magi."Here’s what you’ll find in your
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides, Worksheets
$6.00
$4.80
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Use this as a a stand-alone informational text or as an introduction before students read “To Build a Fire,” Call of the Wild, or any other Jack London piece set in Alaska. This resource uses the online article “Jack London’s Alaska,” which gives an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Informational Text
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides, Worksheets
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.10
$3.49
$2.79
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This 24-page no-prep study guide saves you time as it takes your students to a lodge in the English countryside and introduces them to Agatha Christie's detective Hercule Poirot.Included are . . .· notes to teachers· full text of short story·
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Literature, Short Stories
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides, Worksheets
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10
$4.49
$3.59
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By Class Act Press
This 24-page, no-prep study guide saves you time as its story takes your students to London and the English countryside and introduces Agatha Christie's detective Hercule Poirot. Included are . . . · notes to teachers · full text of short story ·
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides, Worksheets
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.9
$4.49
$3.59
Digital Download PDF (1.84 MB)
By Class Act Press
Save time with this close reading study guide by using a ghost story to entertain and educate your students. Included in the 24-page no-prep resource are . . .note to teachersbiography of Jerome K. Jeromecomprehension questions on Jerome
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides, Worksheets
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.L.4, CCRA.L.5, CCRA.L.6
$5.00
$4.00
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By Class Act Press
Save time with this close reading study guide for Agatha Christie’s “The Case of the Missing Will.” It introduces students to detective Hercule Poirot and takes them on a journey as Poirot helps a young woman try to find her uncle’s missing will.
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides, Worksheets
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.10
$4.49
$3.59
Digital Download PDF (1.87 MB)
By Class Act Press
This close reading study guide examines “The Cop and the Anthem,” the O. Henry short story that introduces Soapy, a homeless man who just wants to spend the winter in the warmth of a jail. Getting arrested, though, proves to be a problem—in typical
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$4.50
$3.60
Digital Download PDF (1.68 MB)
By Class Act Press
This close reading study guide examines “Brickdust Row,” the O. Henry short story that takes students to Coney Island as they accompany a wealthy man named Blinker and his new friend, a working-class girl named Florence. Use this story as an
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Short Stories, Close Reading
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Study Guides, Printables
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.10
$4.50
$3.60
Digital Download PDF (1.74 MB)
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President's Award from Henderson Community College; Initial Recipient: Thurman-Askew Award for Adjunct Faculty

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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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