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By David Rickert
A Visual Guide to Commas presents basic comma usage through visuals. Studies have show that learning through the use of visuals is much more effective in retaining information than text alone. This is perfect for visual learners who have a hard
Subjects:
Grammar
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Minilessons
$3.99
196 ratings
3.9
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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
60 ratings
4.0
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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
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
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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
48 ratings
4.0
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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
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
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
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By David Rickert
Passive Voice: A Comic Lesson With Activities This comic provides teachers with a fun and entertaining way to teach or review passive voice. Also check out Grammar Comics: Sentence Problems." Look for it in my store! If you like this resource,
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
W.6.2e, W.7.2, W.8.2, W.9-10.2
$3.00
21 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (1.72 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
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
William Wordsworth Explains Personification: Poetry Comics Activities Included This comic teaches students the concept of personification using Wordsworth's poem "Daffodils." The comic and poem are accompanied by questions as well as a second poem
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Poetry
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Handouts, Minilessons
CCSS:
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, RL.9-10.10
$3.00
19 ratings
4.0
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By David Rickert
Grammar Comics: MORE Common Writing Mistakes addresses some of the most common errors students face with sentences with an entertaining comic followed by a page of exercises. Each lesson is told as a comic with multiple examples. Then a worksheet
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Fun Stuff, Minilessons
$8.00
23 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (14.10 MB)
By David Rickert
Adverbs: A Comic Lesson With Activities A Comic Lesson on Adverbs presents the concept of adverbs 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
Subjects:
Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Handouts, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
L.5.1, L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1
$3.00
18 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (3.34 MB)
By David Rickert
Adjectives: A Comic Lesson with Activities A Comic Lesson on Adjectives presents the concept of adjectives 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
Subjects:
Grammar, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
L.5.1, L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1
$3.00
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (4.72 MB)
By David Rickert
Nouns: A Comic Lesson with Activities A Comic Lesson on Nouns presents the concept of nouns 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:
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Fun Stuff, Minilessons, Printables
CCSS:
L.5.1, L.6.1, L.7.1, L.8.1
$3.00
8 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (3.52 MB)
By David Rickert
This visual guide to imagery presents the concept of imagery for students in a way that they can easily comprehend and remember. You can print it off for their notebooks or learning stations, post it in the room, or place it on your classroom
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Reading, Literature
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Individual), Fun Stuff, Minilessons
$1.00
4 ratings
4.0
Digital Download PDF (4.28 MB)
By David Rickert
Edna St. Vincent Millay Explains Irony: Poetry Comics Activities Included This comic teaches students the concept of irony using Edna St. Vincent Millay's poem "Love Is Not All." The comic and poem are accompanied by questions as well as a second
Subjects:
English Language Arts, EFL - ESL - ELD, Poetry
Grades:
6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
Types:
Activities, Handouts, Minilessons
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
6 ratings
3.9
Digital Download PDF (3.93 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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