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Parts of Speech Bundle: Grammar Comics Grammar Comics is a series of comics that teach or review the parts of speech in fun and enlightening ways - through comics! Join Alex and Neil on a series of entertaining adventures through the parts of
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Poetry Comics Vol.1: Metaphor, Tone, and Personification: Activities Included Many students find poetry tough to handle. Poetry Comics is an ongoing series designed to provide teachers with fun and useful ways to teach students about poetry. The
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Romeo and Juliet: Comics and Activities Help kids learn to love Shakespeare with these introductions to each act in comic form. Instead of giving them a summary or bullet points of each act, give students this handy visual reference instead! Each
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Poetry Comics Vol.2: Imagery, Form, and Irony: Activities Included This is volume 2 of a series of comic lessons on poetry. Many students find poetry tough to handle. Poetry Comics is an ongoing series designed to provide teachers with fun and
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Parts Of Speech Election Project This group project allows students to create a campaign for a part of speech. They must create a mascot, a slogan, a poster, and a campaign speech. I use it to review the parts of speech in high school before
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If you'd like this product bundled with a bunch of other Shakespeare materials, check out my Macbeth Bundle. These comics and activities are the perfect way to get your students into Macbeth. Each act has a comic that gives an introduction to the
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Shakespeare Comics: Sonnet 18 Shakespeare Comics are a fun and entertaining approach to the work of William Shakespeare. This comic teaches students Sonnet 18 (or "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day") one of the most famous poems in the English
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This product is available with a bunch of other Shakespeare activities in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Shakespeare Bundle. https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/A-Midsummer-Nights-Dream-Bundle-3757452 A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Comics and
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It's, Its, Their, There, and They're: A Comic Lesson with Activities This comic will help students distinguish between the all important its and it's, and there, their, and they're. This is a preview file of a forthcoming book on common grammatical
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Poetry Comics Bundle This bundle includes Poetry Comics: Volume One, Poetry Comics: Volume Two, and a bonus comic that isn’t included in either set! All for a discounted price! Poetry Comics are designed to provide teachers with fun and useful
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Shakespeare Comics Activity Bundle This bundle collects all four Shakespeare Comics resources: an activity on Sonnet 18, a biography on William Shakespeare, a set on iambic pentameter, and a set of Shakespeare skill builders. Each has a comic that
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Descriptive Writing Exercise-Three Sentences Activity This activity is designed to get students thinking about including more description in writing, from personal narratives to short stories. The activity forces students to include a description
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Iambic Pentameter: Shakespeare Comics This comic teaches students the basics of iambic pentameter from none other than Will Shakespeare! After the comic introduces the concept of iambic pentameter, students will explore the use of iambic pentameter
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This comic about similes and metaphors presents these important literary devices in a fun and entertaining way. In addition to the comic, there are activities that reinforce the concept of similes and metaphors in a variety of ways: - an activity
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This Romeo and Juliet and Shakespeare Bundle combines my Romeo and Juliet Comic Summaries and Activities and the Intro to Shakespeare Activity Bundle. The Romeo and Juliet set includes summaries of each act. When I teach Romeo and Juliet, I don't
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An Introduction to Shakespeare: Shakespeare Comics This comic introduces students to the life of William Shakespeare. Also included: another page with more details about Shakespeare's life and an introduction to his plays. Perfect for students who
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Common Writing Mistakes Bundle: Grammar Comics "Grammar Comics: Common Writing Mistakes" and “Grammar Comics: Even More Common Writing Mistakes” address some of the most common errors students face with sentences with entertaining comics followed
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Make teaching Hamlet fun and engaging with this set of lessons and activities to help you lead students on a journey through one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. The most important thing you’ll find here are comic summaries of each act. You
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Icarus: A Comic Myth Activities Included Students need to know the ancient myths because the great wisdom of humanity is contained in those stories. Myth Comics: Icarus gives teachers three days' worth of activities to do with the myth. Included
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These comics are summaries of each of the acts of "Romeo and Juliet." Help your students understand the tale of the star cross'd lovers through fun and engaging comics that use Shakespeare's language to present the tale. In addition, there are
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

I spent the first three years of my career teaching language arts to seventh graders. Since then (for the past eight years) I have mainly been teaching Freshman English and AP English.

MY TEACHING STYLE

My students tell me that I keep the class light and fun. I'm an energetic lecturer and discussion leader, and the students appreciate that.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Keynote Speaker for the NHS induction in 2005 Kenyon adjunct faculty 3rd place in Lakeland Community College Cartoon Contest.

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

BS, MA in Education from the Ohio State University

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

As a high school English teacher, I'm on a constant search for ways to bring language arts concepts, classic literature and grammar lessons to life for students. One day, stuck on a particularly tough lesson about Shakespeare and looking for a way to communicate the concepts succinctly AND keep my class engaged, I decided to try combining my work as a comic artist with my teaching. What resulted was my first classroom comic -- a fun, engaging, clear and fast lesson told panel-by-panel as a comic. And it worked! Students loved it, understood the ideas, and retained it for the long term. Now many teachers are using my comics in the classroom to engage learners in new ways with grammar, poetry, and literature.

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