The police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, explained. Amid America’s summer of protests against police brutality and racism, another police shooting of a Black man has gone viral: that of 29-year-old Kenosha, Wisconsin, resident Jacob Blake.
Blake survived the shooting. But his father told the Chicago Sun-Times his son is paralyzed from the waist down. Rusten Sheskey, a white officer who is a seven-year veteran of the Kenosha Police Department, reportedly shot Blake in the back at close range seven times on August 23. TeachingEnglish. Current events articles for teachers and students. The Learning Network. Best News Websites for Students. Critical Reading: 50 Sentence Stems Talk About What They Read. Critical Reading: 50 Sentence Stems To Help Students Talk About What They Read.
Four Teaching Moves That Promote A Growth Mindset In All Readers. Putting an End to Fake Reading. All English teachers want their students to develop a love of reading, but this is anything but a simple endeavor. Watch - Upptäck. Goodbye Reading Log: 5 Tips to Keep Readers Accountable. “Do the best you can until you know better.
Then when you know better, do better.” -Maya Angelou I work on being a better educator by reading. Some of my favorite professional texts that I find myself revisiting yearly are Donalyn Miller’s The Book Whisperer and Reading in the Wild. These books have helped me rethink my work as an educator and started me on my journey into creating reading instruction that builds REAL readers. When I reflected on my work in the classroom, the very first thing I removed from literacy instruction was the reading log. Free Reading Passages and Literacy Resources. How to use newspaper articles in language class. How should teachers use 'authentic' texts like newspapers in class?
Author, trainer and teacher Rachael Roberts gives advice on the example of newspapers. Ndla. Fear, physical and psychological horror, mystery, supernatural beings/phenomena, ghosts, haunted buildings, architectural traditions from the Middle Ages, castles, darkness, death, doppelgangers, insanity, secrets, graveyards, gothic doubles and curses...
Literature including some of these elements is often referred to as Gothic literature. Gothic literature can be great fun to read but truly – even more fun to write. The following Gothic short story was written by Stine Erstad when she was a junior at Sotra videregåande skole. ReadWorks. Beyond Read-and-Answer-the-Questions: 12 In-Class Reading Strategies for Higher Level Thinking. Advisor on fox news - S�k p� Google. Almost 90% of new power in Europe from renewable sources in 2016.
Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year, in a sign of the continent’s rapid shift away from fossil fuels.
But industry leaders said they were worried about the lack of political support beyond 2020, when binding EU renewable energy targets end. 6 Techniques for Building Reading Skills—in Any Subject. As avid lovers of literature, teachers often find themselves wanting to impart every bit of knowledge about a well-loved text to their students.
And this is not just an ELA issue—other disciplines also often focus on the content of a text. However, teaching reading skills in English classes and across the disciplines is an almost guaranteed way to help students retain content. Brain function 'boosted for days after reading a novel' - Science - News. Being pulled into the world of a gripping novel can trigger actual, measurable changes in the brain that linger for at least five days after reading, scientists have said.
The new research, carried out at Emory University in the US, found that reading a good book may cause heightened connectivity in the brain and neurological changes that persist in a similar way to muscle memory. The changes were registered in the left temporal cortex, an area of the brain associated with receptivity for language, as well as the the primary sensory motor region of the brain. Neurons of this region have been associated with tricking the mind into thinking it is doing something it is not, a phenomenon known as grounded cognition - for example, just thinking about running, can activate the neurons associated with the physical act of running.
“We already knew that good stories can put you in someone else’s shoes in a figurative sense. TeachingEnglish - British Council - Photos. Integrated Skills Through Literature: “All Summer in a Day” – On the same page. The story of Margot – of (in)difference, (in)justice, hope – was not unfamiliar to me but was brought to my attention during a workshop a few years ago and have since used it in my classes.
Perhaps one of the reasons why Ray Bradbury’s “All Summer in a Day” (1954) works so well with teenage students is because they can easily relate to it from different perspectives. Despite the richness of vocabulary, it is also a text that is easy to read at language levels as low as B1, with the students being able to reconstruct the key elements of the story and a good amount of details without having to understand every single word. Most interestingly, the short story leaves so much unsaid that it provides a perfect flexible framework that encourages the sharing of different ideas and interpretations, resulting in all language skills flowing naturally as the students attempt to explain their rather complex ideas and feelings related to a conflict about which they have so much to say. The Landlady. About this BritLit kit Billy Weaver, a young man visiting the City of Bath for the first time, is looking for accommodation.
He is inexplicably drawn to a house where the landlady seems to be expecting him. The house and the landlady seem friendly and welcoming, and he looks forward to staying there. Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie. The 8 Best Audio/Video News and Current Affairs Websites to Learn English. I’m currently really tied up with checking exams, so I’m going to make the introduction to this blog post really brief. Books britlit using literature in efl classrooms. Reason to Read – a genre specific approach to developing reading skills. In my recent talk at IATEFL 2015, I argued that the standard approach to reading in ELT is ineffective and that tasks which reflect a broader range of genres and more realistic reasons for reading are preferable, and I demonstrated a few tasks which reflect this philosophy.