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By David Rickert
Parts of Speech Bundle: Grammar Comics is a series of comics that teach or review the parts of speech in fun and enlightening ways - through comics! Many teachers find these comics to be a great way to explain these concepts. They are perfect for
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Printables
$12.00
$9.60
841 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By David Rickert
Grammar Comics: Sentence Problems (Common Writing Mistakes) addresses some of the most common errors students face with sentences including: vague pronounsrun-on sentencessentence fragmentsmisplaced modifierssubject verb agreementparallel structure.
Subjects:
Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Fun Stuff, Printables
$11.50
316 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (9.39 MB)
By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Fun Stuff, Handouts
$10.00
89 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (32.39 MB)
By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, English (UK)
CCSS:
RL.7.1, RL.7.2, RL.7.4, RL.7.10, RL.8.1, RL.8.2, RL.8.4, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.1, RL.9-10.2, RL.9-10.4...
$4.00
56 ratings
4.0
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By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts
$3.00
85 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.24 MB)
By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Minilessons
$6.99
88 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (13.00 MB)
By David Rickert
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:
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1, L.9-10.1
$3.00
58 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.21 MB)
By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1, L.9-10.1
$3.00
49 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.65 MB)
By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1, L.9-10.1
$3.00
58 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.29 MB)
By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Minilessons, Printables
$42.99
$34.99
47 ratings
4.0
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By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Literature
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Printables
$3.00
32 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.83 MB)
By David Rickert
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:
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1, L.9-10.1
$3.00
33 ratings
3.8
Digital Download PDF (0.74 MB)
By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Fun Stuff, Printables
$19.50
$17.55
46 ratings
4.0
Bundle
By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Minilessons
$2.00
34 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (14.58 MB)
By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
L.5.1, L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1
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192 ratings
4.0
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By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.6.1d, W.6.2e, W.7.1d, W.7.2e, W.8.1d, W.8.2e, W.9-10.1d, W.9-10.2e
$3.00
18 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.54 MB)
By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1, L.9-10.1
$3.00
20 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (1.28 MB)
By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Poetry
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Activities, Fun Stuff
CCSS:
RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.10, RL.7.4, RL.7.5, RL.7.10, RL.8.4, RL.8.5, RL.8.10, RL.9-10.4, RL.9-10.5...
$3.00
22 ratings
3.8
Digital Download PDF (1.55 MB)
By David Rickert
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:
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1, L.9-10.1
$3.00
25 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (1.28 MB)
By David Rickert
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
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Literature
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts
$6.00
17 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (11.11 MB)
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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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