BLEED: How to Extend an Image Past the Edges of a Printing Project
By Dan Seanor
Learners follow design steps incorporating a bleed, a technique used to allow for inaccuracies in the printing and trimming processes.
In this animated object, learners examine ink trapping, a key technique used by printers to improve the quality of products and to increase efficiency.
The PDF File Format
In this animated object, learners examine the PDF (portable document format), which has become the standard file format in the printing industry for the distribution of printable documents.
Phrasal Verbs With "Get" #1
By Debra Shover
In this interactive object, learners practice using the phrasal verbs "get on," "get over," "get away," "get down to," and "get away with."
Nouns: Count and Noncount
By Joan Hoffmann
In this interactive lesson, learners study examples of nouns that can be counted and nouns that cannot. They then identify whether a word is a "count" or a "noncount" noun in a practice exercise.
Nouns: Count and Noncount -- With the Articles "a" and "an"
In this interactive object, learners read how to use the indefinite articles "a" and "an" with singular count nouns. They omit these articles with noncount and plural nouns. The students then practice using "a" and "an" correctly.
Parts of Speech in Sentences: The Order of Operations
By David Hardgrove
Learners identify the parts of speech by following a certain order until each word in a sentence is labeled. In a variety of exercises, learners practice finding verbs, prepositional phrases, subjects, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, and conjunctions.
Identifying Incorrect Sentences
By Dan Rooney, Tracy Helixon
In this interactive object, learners identify run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments.
By Andrea Krabbe
The learner will understand the importance of following instructions.
By Deborah Kunkle
Learners study the process used to diagram sentences, and then work through numerous exercises to test their knowledge.
Identifying the Main Idea
By Mary Frings
In this interactive object, learners read short paragraphs and then select the main idea of each selection.
Noun/Pronoun Agreement: Exercise 1
By Rosie Bunnow
In this learning activity you'll select the correct pronoun to match the given noun.
Creating and Using Presentation Note Cards
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll create presentation note cards to use during your speech.
Special Nouns Practice
By Michele Williams
In this learning activity you'll identify nouns referring to qualities, ideas, and emotions.
In this learning activity you'll review abstract nouns referring to qualities, ideas, and emotions.
Can You Speak Hmong?
By Virginia Kirsch
In this learning activity you'll see and hear basic Hmong phrases.
GED Essay Writing -- Formula for Success
By Laurie Jarvis
In this learning activity you'll review the format for a five-paragraph essay, which is the second part of the GED Writing Test.
English Words of French Origin
In this learning activity you'll read and listen to English words from the French language.
Identifying Acceptable Paraphrases
By Jennifer Madej
In this learning activity you'll identify acceptable paraphrases of source material.
Noise in the Communication Process
In this activity, students practice recognizing the different types of noise in the communication process.
Introducing Your Speech
In this learning activity you'll analyze an introduction and determine whether or not it was effective. You'll also gain an understanding of what makes an effective introduction.
Concluding Your Speech
In this learning activity you'll review a conclusion and decide how effectively it summarized a speech. You'll also gain some tips for writing your own speech conclusion.
Determining the Specific Purpose of Your Speech
In this learning activity you'll review the general principles speakers use to create a specific purpose statement.
By David Wehmeyer
Students read an explanation of plagiarism. They then read examples of student papers and decide if an original work was plagiarized.
Developing the Central Idea
In this learning activity you'll apply techniques for identifying a central idea to a practice exercise.