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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. 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 Hero's Journey

Hero's Journey

Mysteries of Vernacular
December November 03 - Battle of Bywater and death of Saruman. This marks the end of the War of the Ring. Middle-Earth Timeline - LotrProject Middle-Earth Timeline - LotrProject
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Imagination Prompt Generator: Random Writing Blog Prompts, Writer's Prompt Tool

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

Writing Prompts : The Imagination Prompt Generator As featured on Blogger's Buzz! Take as much time with each prompt as you need, or set a 10-minute writing timer.
Story Cove - A Safe Place to Read Story Cove - A Safe Place to Read Anansi goes to Lunch The Ogre Bully Anansi and the Pot of Beans The Magic Pot Anansi and the Tug O' War The Clever Monkey Rides Again
Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies Assuming that what's true about one part of something has to be applied to all, or other, parts of it. A logical fallacy is a flaw in reasoning. Logical fallacies are like tricks or illusions of thought, and they're often very sneakily used by politicians and the media to fool people. Don't be fooled!

Thou shalt not commit logical fallacies

Here’s an idea to integrate two-dimensional graphing with deep character analysis. 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. Graphing Charaters Graphing Charaters
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1 Adjectives and Prepositions 3 Adjectives with -ed and -ing 9 Agreeing and Disagreeing 13 Animals and Their Young 18 Asking for Clarification Road To Grammar -- Your Road to Better Grammar

Road To Grammar -- Your Road to Better Grammar

Words of the World by The University of Nottingham
What is it? It’s an free English online thesaurus that helps you find the meanings of words and show connections among associated words. You can easily see the meaning of each by simply placing the mouse cursor over it. - Visualize words! - Visualize words!
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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. 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. Professional blog | 21st Century Educator
Google Form as Choose Your Own Adventure Tool « Bionic Teaching Just a quick proof of concept for a session I’m doing at VSTE. 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.

Little Bird Tales - Home

Little Bird Tales is a storytelling and e-learning tool that can be implemented in hundreds of ways, and is great for kids of all ages, even for children who can't read and write! "Little bird tales is an exciting Web site...In the school setting the possibilities are endless." Lawrence Armstrong, "Little Bird Tales is a brilliant option for digital storytelling in the primary classroom."
"Fakebook" allows teachers and students to create imaginary profile pages for study purposes. 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.

Fakebook: homepage. Create educational games and quizzes at

Cursive Handwriting Worksheet Maker - Multiword
Interactive Folio: Romeo and Juliet
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