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Video lecture defining a literacy narrative

Presentation linking several Spanish A-Levels topics and themes: Spain before and after the Democracy, the Civil War,... see more

This video is meant to provide writing teachers with a detailed overview of the Excelsior College OWL, an open-source,... see more

A basic introduction with example for the Toulmin argument model

Presentation with 8 strategies for successful introduction paragraphs for college essays.

Guide for spotting and removing second person from academic writing. Provides the reasons to avoid "you" in academic... see more

This lesson received an honorable mention in the 2012 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge. 'This week we'll be looking at "body... see more

This lesson won an honorable mention in the 2013 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge. 'At the end of this lesson, you should be... see more

This unit received one of the three grand prizes for the 2014 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge. According to the author, 'When... see more

Innovative, humorous grammar and academic writing videos and exercises, using a grammar detective to solve mysteries.

Writing with a Purpose: A stand-alone instructional resource (StAIR) to help students to increase their understanding of... see more

This is a stand alone instructional resource (STAIR) that I created to provide my students with basic comma usage review... see more

Zooming presentation slide show (Prezi) explaining how to find the topic in a reading with several demonstration videos.

Reading demonstration/tutorial explaining how to make a topic sentence for a paragraph that doesn't have one, in order to... see more

Reading tutorial/demonstration explaining how to find a topic sentence in a paragraph, where the main idea lives.  This... see more

Reading tutorial/demonstration explaining how to find a topic sentence in a paragraph by analyzing each sentence. The... see more

Reading tutorial/demonstration of how to find the topic sentence in a paragraph, where the main idea lives. This is a... see more

Reading tutorial/demonstration about how to find the topic sentence of a paragraph, where the main idea lives. This is a... see more

Demonstration/reading tutorial about how to find a topic in a paragraph where there are some repeating words but the... see more

Tutorial/demonstration explaining how to find a topic in a paragraph where the repeating word does not appear in every... see more

Demonstration/reading tutorial about how to find the topic of a paragraph by scanning for repeating words, phrases or... see more

Summary of context clues that authors leave when they provide a definition in a text. This is in the form of a hierarchy... see more

Demonstration/reading tutorial about how to find a topic in a reading selection by scanning for repeating words, phrases... see more

Narrated multi-media presentation (Prezi) explaining why it's worth it for a reader to take the time to identify the... see more