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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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Sentence Problems (Common Writing Mistakes): Grammar Comics Grammar has always been a tough sell for students. Grammar Comics helps to alleviate the boredom many students feel when learning grammar by adding an element of fun. Grammar Comics:
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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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Grammar and Usage: Grammar Comics As an English teacher, I always found grammar to be a tough sell for kids. They weren't really all that interested in it for one thing. Identifying the parts of speech and fixing run-ons and fragments has never
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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
$3.00
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Parallel Structure: A Comic Lesson with Activities This comic provides teachers with a fun and entertaining way to teach or review parallel structure. A worksheet with answer key follows. This comic is part of a larger set entitled Grammar Comics:
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Subject Verb Agreement: A Comic Lesson with Activities This comic provides teachers with a fun and entertaining way to teach or review subject verb agreement. A worksheet with answer key follows. This comic is part of a larger set entitled Grammar
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Vague Pronouns: A Comic Lesson with Activities This comic provides teachers with a fun and entertaining way to teach or review vague pronouns. A worksheet with answer key follows. This comic is part of a larger set entitled Grammar Comics: Sentence
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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 set of comics and activities covers all of the basics of middle school language arts in a fun and engaging way that will inspire reluctant learners and gifted children alike. Each language arts concept is presented in a comic lesson followed by
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Run-On Sentences: A Comic Lesson with Activities This comic provides teachers with a fun and entertaining way to teach or review run-on sentences. A worksheet with answer key follows. This comic is part of a larger set entitled Grammar Comics:
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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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Verbs: A Comic Lesson With Activities A Comic Lesson on Verbs presents the concept of verbs in a fun and entertaining way as a supplement to grammar instruction. The two page comic can used to introduce the concept or as a simple review before more
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Possessives and Apostrophes: A Comic Lesson with Activities This comic provides teachers with a fun and entertaining way to teach or review apostrophes and possessives. A worksheet with answer key follows. This comic is part of a larger set
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Misplaced Modifiers: A Comic Lesson with Activities This comic provides teachers with a fun and entertaining way to teach or review misplaced modifiers. A worksheet with answer key follows. This comic is part of a larger set entitled Grammar
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William Blake Explains Tone: A Poetry Comic with Activities Included This comic teaches students the concept of tone using Blake's poem "The Tiger." The comic and poem are accompanied by questions as well as a second poem with activities. If you
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Sentence Fragments: A Comic Lesson with Activities This comic provides teachers with a fun and entertaining way to teach or review sentence fragments. A worksheet with answer key follows. This comic is part of a larger set entitled Grammar Comics:
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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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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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