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Wayback Machine. ABC Brainstorming - Free Printable Worksheet. Secondary curriculum content « English for the Australian Curriculum. Content descriptions Cross-curriculum priorities General capabilities Content elaborations in sequences This resource provides new elaborations of curriculum content for the Australian Curriculum (Version 8), to support your use of the curriculum in teaching.

Secondary curriculum content « English for the Australian Curriculum

In the units of work, the sequences and activities have links via codes to Australian Curriculum content descriptions, and each unit has a summary table that maps those links and takes you directly to individual sequences in the unit where the elaborations are made. Year 7 Find more detail in the Curriculum summary table in the Year 7 Secondary unit of work. Writing tips from four Aussie authors and a New Yorker veteran - RN. Updated "If it interests me it goes in and if it doesn't interest me it stays out … that's a rather rude criterion, but I don't have any other.

Writing tips from four Aussie authors and a New Yorker veteran - RN

" Pulitzer Prize winner John McPhee began writing non-fiction for the New Yorker in 1963, and started teaching writing at Princeton in 1975, so it's safe to say he's speaking from experience. McPhee, the author of a new memoir and writing guide titled Draft No. 4, has advice for everything from beating writer's block to structuring your work. First up, he suggests you start at the beginning and nail what journalists call the lede.

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Semantics 1. What your child can learn from writing a letter to Santa. Opinion By Misty Adoniou Updated I have a drawer full of letters to Santa.

What your child can learn from writing a letter to Santa

Each year my three children would write up their Christmas wish lists and I would squirrel them away. (Or perhaps it was Santa who passed by and picked them up!) These days those letters make for nostalgic reading. They were polite requests for the latest game or toy. They even provided a ranking system, so that Santa would have a back-up plan if first choices were not available.

As a result, each year they received something they wanted. Writing with purpose. Document Analysis Worksheets. Document analysis is the first step in working with primary sources. Teach your students to think through primary source documents for contextual understanding and to extract information to make informed judgments.

Use these worksheets — for photos, written documents, artifacts, posters, maps, cartoons, videos, and sound recordings — to teach your students the process of document analysis. The Writing Site.

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Learnclick Quizzes - Create cloze tests, gap-filling exercises, drag and drop, dropdown and multiple choice quizzes. Free PowerPoint Presentations about Language Arts for Kids & Teachers (K-12) Curriculum Materials - Cool Australia. Grmr.me. 7 Creative Student Design Projects to Try with Canva. There’s plenty of compelling evidence supporting the notion that visual-based learning is tied to better retention and recollection of new information as well as measurable success for students in the classroom.

7 Creative Student Design Projects to Try with Canva

A study by 3M Corporation yielded astounding results indicating that 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual, and visuals are processed 60,000 times faster in the brain than text. Visual and project-oriented teaching strategies are becoming the norm and it’s through these methodologies that a more holistic learning environment has been created and widely embraced. The rapid growth of edtech has resulted in a slew of amazing apps, but one that has taken hold for educators everywhere is Canva. This Web-based graphic design platform has found its way into classrooms as a result of its intuitive and uncomplicated UI, making it the ideal tool for educators to introduce and explore visual literacy in their classrooms. 7 Canva Student Design Project Ideas 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

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How to Use Speech Marks. Writing Skills: The Paragraph. Year 7 English Lesson Plans Archives. Professional Native Speaker. Media Literacy. Visual Literacy. ESL/EALD. Find Lessons & Resources. Ed.ted. At the heart of human communication is the question of how we create meaning.

A basic consideration of this process asks what message is being communicated to whom. The transactional model helps us to visualize the many moving parts that comprise human interaction. This model demonstrates that communication is an ongoing process. We co-construct meaning together as we use feedback to exchange ideas. An important part of this process is the willingness to listen to what is being communicated. We communicate in a variety of contexts and through different channels. Tag Cloud Generator.

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How to make your writing funnier - Cheri Steinkellner. Would watching some videos about comedy help give you some insight into writing comedy?

How to make your writing funnier - Cheri Steinkellner

Take a look at: The Writers Room: A Workshop – Celebrating the Art of TV Comedy or this workshop describing how writers on a television comedy develop their material. Ever wonder how writers like those on the Simpson’s or Frasier develop their ideas? Watch: A Discussion with Simpsons Writer/Producer Jay Kogen. How to Write an Essay - Hamburger Style. The science of stage fright (and how to overcome it) - Mikael Cho. RAFTs – Engaging to Differentiating Writer’s Voice. In a previous series of posts I wrote about RAFTs, a powerful strategy that engages students into writing, a means to coach students to improve writing, and an approach that when differentiated helps students at varying skills to success at a respectful pace.

RAFTs – Engaging to Differentiating Writer’s Voice

By popular demand, what follows are all 3 articles in one blog for easy distribution. The original posts are also available for those who prefer that the content be digestible in smaller meals: Part I – Part II – Part III Bon Appetite! John McCarthy, Ed.S. (Twitter/Pinterest/Google+) Untitled. Skillswise - English Games. Sentence Level: Joining Sentences. One of These Words - Presentaciones de Google. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 7 Great Places to Find Free Literary Works. October 6, 2015 In a previous post we covered some very good websites where you can search for and access free eBooks.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 7 Great Places to Find Free Literary Works

Today we are curating this list specifically for platforms where you can find literary works. Whether its poetry, classics, or even philosophy these web tools and mobile apps are definitely a good place to start with in your search for literary works. 1- Poem Hunter Poem Hunter is all about poetry.

It provides you access to a wide variety of materials including poetry eBooks, quotations, poets biographies, assorted works of each poet, poetry contests and many more. 2- Poetry Magazine ‘Today, Poetry regularly presents new work by the most recognized poets, but its primary commitment is still to discover new voices.

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