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Visual Writing Prompts. Hero's Journey. The hero's journey is an ancient story pattern that can be found in texts from thousands of years ago or in newly released Hollywood blockbusters.

Hero's Journey

This interactive tool will provide students with background on the hero's journey and give them a chance to explore several of the journey's key elements. Students can use the tool to record examples from a hero's journey they have read or viewed or to plan out a hero's journey of their own. Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Fantastic Characters: Analyzing and Creating Superheroes and Villains Students analyze characterization by creating their own superheroes or super-villains, complete with related gadgets and settings. Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity | July 31 J.K. Students are encouraged to think about why people challenge Harry Potter books, do a Web Quest that allows them to research the issue, and decide whether the books should be banned from the public library. Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity | January 3. Unused Words - Discover a new word every day.

Mysteries of Vernacular. Middle-Earth Timeline - LotrProject. 6 October Sam returns to Bag End on his faithful pony, Bill, after seeing of many of his friends at the Grey Havens. 29 September Gandalf, Frodo Baggins, Bilbo Baggins, Galadriel and Elrond leave Middle-earth and pass over the Sea. 22 September Frodo and Sam meet the Last Riding of the Keepers of the Rings in Woody End.

Middle-Earth Timeline - LotrProject

Bilbo Baggins becomes 131 years old, the longeviest Hobbit in history. 25 March Elanor the Fair, daughter of Samwise, is born. 24 March The last day of the Third Age, according to the reckoning of Gondor. 13 March Frodo gets ill again, on the anniversary of his poisoning by Shelob. Frodo feels the pain return again. 1 May Samwise Gamgee marries Rose Cotton. 6 April The mallorn tree planted by Samwise Gamgee in the Party Field begins to flower. Frodo gets ill, on the anniversary of his poisoning by Shelob. 3 November Battle of Bywater and death of Saruman and Gríma Wormtongue. 2 November The four Hobbits come to Bywater and rouse the Shire-folk. 1 November 30 October 28 October 5 October 25 June.

Writing Britain: Pin-a-tale - view map. Imagination Prompt Generator: Random Writing Blog Prompts, Writer's Prompt Tool. Writing Prompts : The Imagination Prompt Generator I wish I could...

Imagination Prompt Generator: Random Writing Blog Prompts, Writer's Prompt Tool

Get next prompt Push-Button Prompts Since 2005 As Featured on Take as much time with each prompt as you need, or set a 10-minute writing timer. Your first "Imagination Prompt" appears above. Are you looking for some random writing prompts or story starters for your journal, blog, or other creativity-related project? Creativity Portal's Imagination Prompt Generator will inspire you by outputting one of many randomly generated "Imagination Prompts" at the press of a button. More Writing and Blogging Prompts » Words Like - Find Similar Words. Free Online Grammar Check, Spelling, and More. The Literacy Shed - The Literacy Shed Home. Story Cove - A Safe Place to Read.

Playfic. Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies. Graphing Charaters. Here’s an idea to integrate two-dimensional graphing with deep character analysis.

Graphing Charaters

Use the right characters, and you’ve got an exciting debate on your hands. Plus, it leads to a beautiful product that’s perfect for Open House. Two Criteria Come up with two ways of ranking characters, such as “morality” and “physical strength”. Pick some characters that have different levels of these characteristics. Finally, ask students to place each character on a graph, with x- and y-axes representing the two criteria.

I used the following characters: The Wicked Witch of the West, The Wizard Of OzGaston, Beauty and the BeastMr. My Justification The Wicked Witch isn’t physically powerful, she relies on an army of monkeys and is easily defeated by a bucket of water. She is, however, more powerful than The Penguin, due to her magic. Superman and Mr. Neither Katniss nor Ron are physically strong, but both have high levels of morality. Quadrants Let’s increase the math connection by labeling the four quadrants. VSC EducationdotCom Special. You may not be able to visit this page because of: an out-of-date bookmark/favourite a search engine that has an out-of-date listing for this site a mistyped address you have no access to this page The requested resource was not found.

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An error has occurred while processing your request. Please try one of the following pages: Home Page If difficulties persist, please contact the System Administrator of this site. © 2010 Your Road to Better Grammar. Words of the World by The University of Nottingham. - Visualize words! Tap Into The World Of Comics #2:Comic Version. How do I cite a tweet?

Begin the entry in the works-cited list with the author’s real name and, in parentheses, user name, if both are known and they differ.

How do I cite a tweet?

If only the user name is known, give it alone. Next provide the entire text of the tweet in quotation marks, without changing the capitalization. Conclude the entry with the date and time of the message and the medium of publication (Tweet). For example: Athar, Sohaib (ReallyVirtual). The date and time of a message on Twitter reflect the reader’s time zone. In the main text of the paper, a tweet is cited in its entirety (6.4.1): Sohaib Athar noted that the presence of a helicopter at that hour was “a rare event.” or The presence of a helicopter at that hour was “a rare event” (Athar).

First Baptist Academy Home Page. Grammaropolis. Wordia - help students to learn subject vocabulary through free learning games and video. 21st Century Educator. Recently I noticed that Google forms has an option to add multiple pages to a form, and to go to pages based on the responses to multiple choice questions added to each page.

21st Century Educator

It occurred to me that an immediate use of this would be to construct a "choose your own adventure" story which I always loved reading when I was a student. The basic idea is, the students construct a story where the next page in the story depends on a decision made by the person reading the story. Generally in one of these books the reader flips to a different page depending on their decision and so create their own version of the story. With a sufficiently advanced plot, and a long enough book, there can be a very large number of ways a story can unfold. To recreate this in Google docs, you have to first create a standard Google form.

While constructing your form, you are going to alternate between adding page breaks and adding multiple choice questions. The very last page of the form will have a submit button. Google Form as Choose Your Own Adventure Tool « Bionic Teaching. Just a quick proof of concept for a session I’m doing at VSTE.

Google Form as Choose Your Own Adventure Tool « Bionic Teaching

I’m trying to show how you can use most things in all sorts of ways despite what they were intended to do. Apparently the example Google put out for this way back when actually used choose your own adventure to demo the concept. I promise I didn’t know that. Embedded below is a simple example of a choose your own adventure story using the branch logic options in Google forms. It’s a little hard to keep the pages straight at first but it gets easier as you go. Little Bird Tales - Home. Character Scrapbook. Fakebook: homepage. Create educational games and quizzes at "Fakebook" allows teachers and students to create imaginary profile pages for study purposes.

Fakebook: homepage. Create educational games and quizzes at

Use "Fakebook" to chart the plot of a book, the development of a character, a series of historical events, the debates and relationships between people, and so on! Get started by entering a name at the top of the page. Then proceed to add friends, posts, comments and profile information. You can save your work and edit it again later. The faster, downloadable alternative to SparkNotes. Cursive Handwriting Worksheet Maker - Multiword. Plagiarism Checker. Free Plagarism Detector. Online Duplicate Check. Student Materials: Crossword Puzzles.

Just Crosswords: Free Crossword Puzzles to Play or Make Your Own. Interactive Folio: Romeo and Juliet. Welcome to the Interactive Folio/Reader and Study Guide version of Romeo and Juliet created by the Canadian Adaptations of Shakespeare Project and originally released in 2007.

Interactive Folio: Romeo and Juliet

We're pleased to announce that we've just released the new, updated version of the play as an iOS app. in collaboration with InteractiveReaders Inc. To access the Romeo+Juliet app. (compatible with the iPad, iPhone, and the iPod touch) click here or on the image below. You’ll find it to be quite simply the most interactive and sophisticated edition of Romeo and Juliet ever created: use it as a study guide and teaching tool. Read the play, read its English source texts, read critical materials on the play, explore Shakespeare's vocabulary, and experience a full range of multimedia associated with the play.

Version 2 of the software will have numerous upgrades and improvements including enhanced notes and facts, improved media, and note-taking functionality. About the Interactive Folio (now Reader) and Study Guide: Comic Creating Community. World's Best Way to Make & Share Comics. ArtisanCam - Home. Witty Comics - Make a Comic. Speak and spell. Diamante Poems. Wordia - games and resources to educate across all ages, and the whole curriculum.

EasyBib: Free Bibliography Maker. Shelfster - The best online platform for writers. A. Finding Sources. Find credible sources using tools that are designed to find the types of sources you need. Here are some fantastic resources and tips on how to use them to their fullest extent: Librarian/Digital Media Specialist/Teacher - Tell one of these people your research topic and ask them to point you towards useful sources. Chances are that they know more about what’s available about your particular topic than you do. Depending on the size of your school, you may have a subject area librarian for the particular type of research you are doing.

Tip: When asking your librarian or teacher, just be sure to be tactful. Academic journals - These journals are a great way to find cutting edge research on your topic. Another great way to access academic papers is Google Scholar. Microsoft has a competitor to Google Scholar that is very similar, Microsoft Academic Search. Books - Books are still one of the best ways to find credible information about a source.

Websites Google’s Anatomy of a Search. Students. Welcome to the Student Writing Guides on EasyBib! Here you’ll find vast amounts of information to help you plan, research, organize, write, and cite your papers. Does that research paper have your head spinning? Fear no more, EasyBib is here to demystify the process and help you succeed. Research Guide Get started by checking out our comprehensive presentation on the research process. Writing Guide Here you’ll find detailed break-downs on every step of the writing process. Citation Guide This contains all the info you’ll ever need to understand and create bibliographies for your papers.

Topics Guides Here you’ll find pages of research we’ve compiled based upon the most popular topics cited on EasyBib. We hope you find this Student Portal helpful.