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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
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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
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Alfred Hitchcock's “Rear Window” stars Jimmy Stewart as a globetrotting photographer confined to his New York City home. He passes the time by watching his neighbors and suddenly thinks a murder been committed in a nearby apartment. Stewart’s
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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
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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
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Students have vocabulary fun as they learn phobias by studying context clues and prefixes. This 5-page printable activity • introduces students to the suffix -PHOBIA, with a definition and examples • tells students about the importance of using
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Introduce your students to the Victorian world of SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE and SHERLOCK HOLMES. This 11-page reproducible activity includes • a 5-page biography of Conan Doyle, including a number of facts readers should know about Sherlock
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This convenient bundle introduces students to the world of SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE and SHERLOCK HOLMES with the famous story "The Adventure of the Speckled Band." Included in the Conan Doyle biography are . . . • a 5-page biography of Conan Doyle,
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Enforce the test-taking skill of following directions with this resource. This printable 1-page activity uses a humorous approach to teach students the value of READING and FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS. In the directions, students are told to read the
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Starring Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, and John Gielgud, this version of Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR remains almost completely true to the original script. Viewing the movie allows students to see and hear—rather than just to read—many elements
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This bundle introduces students to the world of SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE and SHERLOCK HOLMES with the famous Holmes story "The Red-Headed League." Included in the Conan Doyle biography are • a 5-page biography of Conan Doyle, including a number of
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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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