By Deborah Kunkle
Learners study the process used to diagram sentences, and then work through numerous exercises to test their knowledge.
By Wanda Lay
In this learning activity you'll review possessive form of nouns. You'll demonstrate competency by typing in the correct response.
Identifying Acceptable Paraphrases
By Jennifer Madej
In this learning activity you'll identify acceptable paraphrases of source material.
By David Wehmeyer
Students demonstrate an understanding of summary writing by reading step-by-step instructions and then summarizing short paragraphs. Examples of summaries that are poorly written, as well as those that are written well, are included.
Subject / Verb Agreement - Exercise 1
By Rosie Bunnow
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises matching subjects and verbs in number.
Using "They're," "There," and "Their" Correctly
By Joan Hoffmann
In this learning activity you'll review and practice using "they're," "there," and "their" correctly.
Building Relationships Through Active Listening
Learners will examine the four steps to listen actively to improve relationships.
Perception - Understanding the World Around You
Learn the definition of perception, its process and how it affects communication
Comprehension Power: Becoming an Active Reader
By Barbara Laedtke
In this interactive learning object, learners follow a strategy for identifying specific and general topics to improve their ability to find the main idea of a passage.
Identifying the Main Idea
By Mary Frings
In this interactive object, learners read short paragraphs and then select the main idea of each selection.
By Barbara Liang, Andrea Krabbe
Learners read about nonverbal communication. In a drag-and-drop exercise, they evaluate photos of people interacting and determine if the behaviors shown interfere with communication or enhance it.
Barriers to Critical Thinking: Basic Human Limitations
By Therese Nemec
Learners examine seven basic human limitations that prevent people from seeing or understanding the world with total clarity. In an interactive exercise, learners identify ways to overcome those barriers to critical thinking.
The Johari Window
By Kathy Henning
In this learning activity you'll create a Johari Window.
Writing a Topic Outline
By Dr. Rose Marie Mastricola
In this learning activity you'll generate your own speech outline from the information provided.
Subject- Verb Agreement - Exercise 2
Writing Effective Paraphrases
In this learning activity you'll practice paraphrasing brief, non-fiction passages.
Confusing Words -- Already, All ready
The student reviews definitions of all ready/already and completes a practice exercise.
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."
Developing the Central Idea
In this learning activity you'll apply techniques for identifying a central idea to a practice exercise.
What Is Color?
By Steve Utschig
In this animated and interactive lesson, learners examine additive and subtractive color theories.
Homophones: To, Too, Two
By Nancy McFadden
In this learning activity you'll review definitions of To, Too, and Two and complete practice sentences.
Practice with Prefixes #1
By Susan Herscher
Students practice adding some of the basic prefixes to words in the English language.
Using "Borrow" and "Lend" Correctly
In this learning activity you'll review the usage of "borrow" and "lend."
Prepositions: In, On, and At
By Lori Sween
Learners read the definitions of the prepositions "in," "on," and "at" and view examples of how these words are used. They then complete an exercise by inserting the prepositions into sentences.
Practice With Suffixes (Verbs)
Learners add suffixes to base words to form new verbs in this interactive exercise.