Mr. Mulgrew's Notes

These pages can be tremendous help to teachers, parents and students.  Over the years I have compiled a few resources that consistently enhance the understanding of secondary school topics.

Mr. Mulgrew's Analogy Bible-- This seems heaven-sent to anyone taking the SSAT, PSAT, SAT, or Miller's Analogies.
Mr. Mulgrew's Middle School Glossary of Literary Terms-- You need this!
Writing Signal Words-- Use this when you are stuck.
Writing an Effective Introduction for informative writing-- Includes information on leads and thesis statements.
Writing an Effective Introduction for Persuasive Writing-- Includes information on leads and three-part thesis.
Commonly Mizpelled Words--- A great list to master.
Works Cited-- Includes electronic media sources.
Common Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes.
Pronoun List   
Parts of Speech Notes-- From Hypergrammar
Parts of the Sentence Notes-
- From Hypergrammar
Poetry Notes
Sentence Variety-- Complex rhetorical devices such as anaphora, epistrophe, and enumeratio can make your writing more powerful.  Students of various abilities have used these effectively.
The Plot Outline Diagram -- A great worksheet to review for a whole story or novel.
Preposition Packet 8-A.

Lewis Hines Photography of Child Labor Practices of the Industrial Revolution

"Take me home?"

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