By Deborah Kunkle
Learners study the process used to diagram sentences, and then work through numerous exercises to test their knowledge.
Identifying Acceptable Paraphrases
By Jennifer Madej
In this learning activity you'll identify acceptable paraphrases of source material.
By Wanda Lay
In this learning activity you'll review possessive form of nouns. You'll demonstrate competency by typing in the correct response.
Practice with Prefixes #1
By Susan Herscher
Students practice adding some of the basic prefixes to words in the English language.
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.
Subject / Verb Agreement - Exercise 1
By Rosie Bunnow
In this learning activity you'll complete exercises matching subjects and verbs in number.
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.
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.
Practice With Suffixes (Nouns)
Students add suffixes to base words to form nouns in this interactive lesson.
Using Commas in a Series
By Fay Wagner
Students read about the rules for using commas to divide nouns, verbs, and adjectives when the words are written in a series. They insert commas in a practice exercise and receive immediate feedback.
Homophones: To, Too, Two
By Nancy McFadden
In this learning activity you'll review definitions of To, Too, and Two and complete practice sentences.
Singular Possessive Nouns
By SWTC Communication Department
Students review the rules for writing the possessive form of most singular nouns. They then complete an exercise.
Identifying the Main Idea
By Mary Frings
In this interactive object, learners read short paragraphs and then select the main idea of each selection.
Noise in the Communication Process
In this activity, students practice recognizing the different types of noise in the communication process.
Confusing Words -- Their, There, They're
The student reviews definitions of their/there/they're and completes a practice exercise.
Identifying Incorrect Sentences
By Dan Rooney, Tracy Helixon
In this interactive object, learners identify run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments.
Writing a Topic Outline
In this learning activity you'll generate your own speech outline from the information provided.
Selection: The First Stage in the Perception Process
By Mary Brignall
In this learning activity you'll review the selection stage in the perception process and apply the information to complete an activity.
Identifying the Topic
By Rhonda Towne
Learners identify topic words from a group of related words and choose topic statements for short passages.
By Claudia Zins
In this learning activity you'll review how to use possessive nouns and play a game using them.
Writing a Sentence Outline
In this learning activity you'll practice filling out an outline and writing your own outline for a speech.
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.
Describing the Transactional Communication Model
In this learning activity you'll review definitions then match the transactional communication model element with the definition or example.
The Johari Window
By Kathy Henning
In this learning activity you'll create a Johari Window.
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.