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

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

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. 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 You may not be able to visit this page because of: an out-of-date bookmark/favourite a search engine that has an out-of-date listing for this site a mistyped address you have no access to this page The requested resource was not found.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. 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. 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

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. 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. 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. 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.