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Parts of Speech (6) Launch Playlist
Introduction to the Eight Basic Parts of Speech
Nouns, Pronouns, and Adjectives
Verbs and Adverbs
Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections
Adjectives and Adverbs
Adjectives and Adverbs Instructional Resource
Function of Parts of Speech (7) Launch Playlist
How Parts of Speech Function in a Sentence
Action, Linking, and Helping Verbs
IPDAE Lesson: Active and Passive Voice
Noun Phrases and Verb Phrases
Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions
Coordinating and Subordinating Conjunctions Instruction and Examples
Sentence Structure
Subject-Verb Agreement and Pronoun Antecedent Agreement (5) Launch Playlist
Subject-Verb Agreement
SV Agreement Instruction and Examples
First-, Second-, and Third-Person Pronouns
Pronoun Antecedent Agreement Instruction and Examples
Word Agreement in Sentences
Prepositional Phrases, Subjects and Verbs, and End Punctuation (7) Launch Playlist
Grammar in Context
Prepositional Phrases
Prepositional Phrases Instruction and Student Practice
Subjects and Verbs
Subjects and Verbs Instruction and Student Practice
End Punctuation
End Punctuation Instruction and Student Practice
Capitalization (3) Launch Playlist
Capitalizing Words and Punctuating Titles
Instruction of Capitalizing Words and Punctuating Titles
Capitalization
Clauses: Independent and Dependent (Subordinate) (2) Launch Playlist
Clauses: Independent and Dependent (Adjective and Adverb Subordinate)
Clauses Student Practice
Commas and Comma Splices (14) Launch Playlist
Commas with Introductory Phrases
Commas with Transitions
Commas Use in a Series
Commas with Relative Pronouns
Comma Splices Instruction and Examples
Parenthetical Expressions
Comma Splices
Commas with Intro Phrases Instruction and Examples
Commas with Transitions Instruction and Examples
Commas in a Series Instruction and Examples
Commas with Relative Pronouns Instruction and Examples
Commas and Parenthetical Expressions Instruction and Examples
Commas and Quotation Marks
Comma with a Coordinating Conjunction and Compound Sentence Extra Practice
Fragments and Run-ons (6) Launch Playlist
Sentence Fragments
Fragments Instruction and Examples
Run-on Sentences
Run-ons Instruction and Examples
Fragments and Run-Ons
Run-ons
Verb Tense Shift (2) Launch Playlist
Past, Present, and Future Tense
Past, Present, and Future Verb Tenses Instruction and Examples
Determining Word Meaning (3) Launch Playlist
Context Clues Instruction and Examples
Denotation/Connotation Instruction and Examples
Word Analysis
Active and Passive Voice (5) Launch Playlist
Quick Tip: Active vs. Passive Voice
Active and Passive Voice
Active and Passive Voice Instruction and Examples
Give Your Idea Life: Active vs. Passive Voice
Active and Passive Verbs
Modifiers (2) Launch Playlist
Mistakes with Modifiers
Modifiers: Instruction and Examples
Semicolons and Colons (3) Launch Playlist
Semicolons
Colons
Semicolons and Colons Instruction and Practice
Parallel Structure (2) Launch Playlist
Faulty Parallel Structure
Faulty Parallel Structure Instruction and Examples
Sentence Variety (3) Launch Playlist
The Four Types of Sentences
Understanding the Four Sentence Types
Understanding the Four Sentence Types Instruction and Examples
Apostrophes (2) Launch Playlist
Apostrophes
Apostrophes Instruction and Examples
Commonly Confused Words (2) Launch Playlist
Commonly Confused Words
Commonly Confused Words Instruction and Examples
Creating Concise Sentences (2) Launch Playlist
Instruction on Creating Concise Sentences
Combining Simple Sentences Instruction and Handout
Informational/Explanatory Writing (2) Launch Playlist
Outlining an Informative Essay Instruction, Example, and Practice Prompt
Writing a Definition Essay Instruction and Student Practice
Persuasive Writing (19) Launch Playlist
Quick Tip: The Elements of Argument
Building an Argument: Strategies at Work
Writing a Thesis Statement
Thesis and Supporting Details Instruction and Practice
Thesis and Outline of a Persuasive Essay Instruction
Writing an Effective Intro Paragraph Instruction and Practice
Writing a Persuasive Essay Using Evidence Instruction and Student Practice
Paragraphs: Topic Sentence, Supporting Details, and a Concluding Sentence
Evidence as Support Instruction and Examples
Using Effective Evidence in Your Essay Instruction and Student Practice
Blending Source Materials into an Essay
Paraphrases Vs. Direct Quotations Instruction and Practice
Paraphrasing Passages to Use as Evidence
Avoiding Plagiarism
Avoiding Plagiarism Instruction and Student Practice
Using Transitional Words and Phrases Instruction and Student Practice
Writing a Multi-Paragraph Essay Instruction and Examples
Writing a Conclusion
Essays: Persuasive Essay
Cite Textual Evidence (RI.9-10.1) (1) Launch Playlist
Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions Instruction and Examples
Main Idea, Details and Summary (RI.9-10.2) (8) Launch Playlist
Introduction
Find Main Idea/Topic Sentence Instruction and Student Practice
Main Idea Instruction and Practice
Introduction
Implied Main Idea Instruction and Example
Supporting Details Instruction and Practice
Major and Minor Supporting Details Instruction and Examples
Summary Instruction and Examples
Reading for POV, Purpose, and Rhetoric (RI.9-10.6) (3) Launch Playlist
Author, Audience, and Purpose
Reading for POV and Purpose Instruction and Student Practice
Author's POV and Cultural Context Instruction and Examples
Evaluate Author's Claims and Evidence (RI.9-10.8) (3) Launch Playlist
Pre-Reading
Reading
Post-Reading
Analyze Author's Idea Development (RI.9-10.5) (3) Launch Playlist
Pre-Reading
Reading
Post-Reading
Revising Your Work Playlist (L.9-10.1) (1) Launch Playlist
Revising Your Work Instruction and Practice
MLA/APA Citation Information Playlist (3) Launch Playlist
Blending Source Material into Your Essay
MLA Citations
APA Citations
Reading Comprehension Strategies (5) Launch Playlist
Annotating a Reading
Reading Comprehension Instruction and Student Practice
Pre-Reading
Reading
Post-Reading
Commas Part 2: Nonrestrictive Elements, Interrupters, and Coordinate Adjectives (1) Launch Playlist
Commas with Relative Pronouns
Commas Part 1: Quotations, Items in a Series, Intro Phrases or Clauses, Coordinating Conjunctions in a Compound Sentence, and Transitions (11) Launch Playlist
Commas and Quotation Marks Instruction
Commas Use in a Series
"Leading Lady" Vocabulary
Commas in a Series Instruction and Student Practice
Commas with Introductory Phrases
Commas with Intro Phrases and Clauses Instruction and Student Practice
Comma with Coordination Conjunction and a Compound Sentence Instruction
Commas with Coordinating Conjunction Student Practice and Answers
Comma with Coordination Conjunction and a Compound Sentence Student Practice
Commas with Transitions
Commas with Transitions Instruction and Student Practice
Comma Splices (2) Launch Playlist
Comma Splices
Comma Splices Instruction and Student Practice
Thesis and Intro for Persuasive Essay (4) Launch Playlist
Writing a Thesis Statement
Optimal angle for a projectile part 1
Newton's Laws and vectors
Moving pulley problem (part 1)
Dashes (2) Launch Playlist
Dashes Instruction
Dashes Worksheet and Answers
Reading Activity 1: The Penny Debate (3) Launch Playlist
Pre-Reading
Reading
Post-Reading
Reading Activity 2: (Main Ideas) Rice for Thanksgiving (3) Launch Playlist
Pre-Reading
Reading
Post-Reading
Reading Activity 3: Implied Meaning (Fourth of July) (3) Launch Playlist
Pre-Reading
Reading
Post-Reading
Reading Activity 4: Interpreting Bias (4) Launch Playlist
Introduction
Pre-Reading
Reading
Post-Reading
Evaluating Evidence (4) Launch Playlist
Evaluating the Credibility of Sources
Logical Fallacies
Logical Fallacies and Analysis
Recognizing Source Bias
Reading Activity 10: Evaluating the Evidence in a Student Paper (4) Launch Playlist
Introduction
Pre-Reading
Reading
Post-Reading
Decoding Words Part 2 Playlist (RF.3.3) (3) Launch Playlist
Decoding Part 4: Tutoring Using Phonics through Spelling
Decoding Part 5: Tutoring Using Phonics in Context
Decoding Part 6: Tutoring Phonics Using a Multisensory Approach
Write Informative/Explanatory Text (W.3.2) (2) Launch Playlist
“10 things you should know about Brown v. Board of Education” Note: Click Open Activities and choose "Write" for Writing Prompt
Malala Yousafzai: “You have to work a bit harder” in college NOTE: Click Open Activities and choose "Write" for writing prompt.
Determining the Meaning of New Words (L.2.4) (5) Launch Playlist
Context Clue Words and Answers
"Machines Can Move!" by Readworks
"Machines" Vocabulary
"Machines" Vocabulary in Context Questions
"Machines" Vocabulary Questions
Defining Unknown Words (L.4.4) (3) Launch Playlist
“Congress Speaks Spanish” by Readworks
Vocabulary in Context
Text-Dependent Questions:
Determining Word Meaning (RI.1.4) (2) Launch Playlist
“Rosa Parks” by Readworks
Vocabulary Questions
Write Opinion Pieces (W.3.1) (2) Launch Playlist
Pro/Con: Standing for the Pledge of Allegiance
PRO/CON: Would giving teachers guns help protect schools from shooters?
Reading for Main Ideas and Details (RI.3.2) (2) Launch Playlist
"Leading Lady" by Readworks
"Leading Lady" Questions
Analyze the Effectiveness of an Argument Reading Activity 8 (RI.11-12.5) (4) Launch Playlist
Introduction
Pre-Reading
Reading
Post-Reading
Decoding Words Part 1 Playlist (3) Launch Playlist
Decoding Words: Part 1
Decoding Words Part 2
Decoding Words Part 3
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SIATech Collection
English Language Arts
Dallas Learning Solutions Collection
English Composition
The Nature of Writing Collection
Writing, Grammar, and Literature
Mt. San Jacinto College Collection
Crafting an Effective Writer: Tools of the Trade
Grammatically Correct Collection
Grammar Basics
Worked Examples
NROC Collection
Developmental English
Simulations
Dallas Learning Solutions Collection
English Composition
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NROC English Foundation Lessons

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Unit 1: Introduction to College Reading and Writing


Unit 2: Identifying Main Ideas

Unit 3: Discovering Implied Meaning

Unit 4: Interpreting Bias

Unit 5: Analysis through Definition

Unit 6: Learning Across Discipline

Unit 7: Exploring Comparative Elements

Unit 8: Informed Opinions Through Causal Chains

Unit 9: Applied Critical Analysis

Unit 10: Using Sources in Critical Reading and Writing

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How to Make a Playlist on HippoCampus:
A four-minute tutorial video
Open Textbook to Accompany NROC Developmental English:
Course Reader for "Crafting an Effective Writer -- Tools of the Trade":
English Grammar Playlist--Capitalization and Punctuation in Titles and Parenthetical Expressions:
English Writing Playlist--Understanding a Writing Assignment--Title, Topic, Author, and Audience:
English Writing Playlist--Identifying Phrases versus Clauses, Sentence Transitions, and Commas:
English Writing Playlist--Using an Active or Passive Voice and Adding Enlivening Writing:
English Writing Playlist--Modifying Writing with Verbs, Adverbs, Adjectives, and Figurative Language:

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