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Listening for English Learners. Sketchnoting. Vocabulary Games, English Vocabulary Word Games. Create A Plot Outline In 8 Easy Steps. By Glen C.

Create A Plot Outline In 8 Easy Steps

Strathy How would you like to create a plot outline for your novel in less than an hour that is emotionally compelling and dramatically sound? It's easier than you think. The secret is to incorporate the 8 Basic Plot Elements. Starting with your story idea, you only need to make eight choices to ensure the plot of your future novel hangs together in a meaningful way. Noun Project - Icons for Everything. Ditch That Textbook. Free HTML5 Flip Book Maker; Interactive HTML5 Digital Publishing Platform for Magazines, Catalogs, and more. Learning, made joyful - Memrise. TitanPad. Primary Source Sets. Teachers Abraham Lincoln: Rise to National Prominence Speeches, correspondence, campaign materials and a map documenting the free and slave states in 1856 chronicle Lincoln’s rise to national prominence American Authors in the Nineteenth Century: Whitman, Dickinson, Longfellow, Stowe, and PoeA selection of Library of Congress primary sources exploring the topic of American authors in the nineteenth century, including Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Edgar Allan Poe.

Primary Source Sets

This set also includes a Teacher's Guide with historical context and teaching suggestions Assimilation through EducationPhotos, early film footage, federal government reports, cartoons, and maps tell the complex tale of the efforts to assimilate Native Americans through education Baseball: Across a Divided SocietySong sheets, video clips, images, trading cards, and photographs tell the story of how baseball emerged as the American national pastime.

Inklewriter. How Visual Thinking Improves Writing. Younger kids typically love to draw and aren’t too worried about the outcomes of their artwork — until they get older.

How Visual Thinking Improves Writing

By the time they’ve learned to read and write, art takes a back burner to academics, primarily because of what most schools prioritize. Over time it becomes harder for kids to think in pictures the way they once did. But what if students were encouraged to think in pictures alongside words? Toon Book. A Bad Case of Stripes. Cliche Finder. Have you been searching for just the right cliché to use?

Cliche Finder

Are you searching for a cliché using the word "cat" or "day" but haven't been able to come up with one? Just enter any words in the form below, and this search engine will return any clichés which use that phrase... A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods.

WordsEye. An Idiom a Day. Forum .

An Idiom a Day

Uh-Oh! Alphabet Game. To view our printable materials, you must download the latest version of the free Adobe Acrobat software.

Uh-Oh! Alphabet Game

Download now ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more. 10 Word defaults you can customize to work the way YOU want. Word does a good job of assuming how the average user works, but some of Word's default settings can be annoying and inefficient.

10 Word defaults you can customize to work the way YOU want

Some users don't know they can permanently change these settings, so they continue to reset them for each new document or just struggle along. Users should consider resetting the following defaults to work more productively. Of course, there are more defaults to set; feel free to share your suggestions in the discussion below. 1: Line spacing The default line spacing setting in Word 2007 and 2010 is 1.15, not 1, as it is in 2003. Click the Home tab.Right-click Normal in the Styles Quick gallery and choose Modify.Choose Paragraph from the Format list.In the Spacing section, change the At setting from 1.15 to 1, as shown in Figure A.Click OK.Check the New Documents Based On This Template option.Click OK. Figure A This change will adjust all Word styles based on Normal, so be sure that's what you want. 2: Smart quotes Figure B 3: Paste special Figure C Figure D Figure E. Gnowledge. Create. Share. Learn. Where everyone can create, publish, share and take tests, exercises and assignments.

OneNote for Teachers - Interactive Guides. Learning, made joyful - Memrise. Classroom Review Game for Educators. CogDogRoo - StoryTools. 50 Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story (return) Note!

CogDogRoo - StoryTools

50+ Ways is no longer being updated here but over at the new site for 50+ Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story-- It has more organizational features and includes ways for you to add content to the site once you join the new wiki. Below you will find 50+ web tools you can use to create your own web-based story. Again, the mission is not to review or try every single one (that would be madness, I know), but pick one that sounds interesting and see if you can produce something.

I have used each tool to produce an example of the original Dominoe story, plus links are provided, where available, to examples by other people. Slideshow Tools Generates content that allows linear playback of a series of images, some with ability to add audio. 2. Upload images from computer or flickr or upload PowerPoint files. 3. "...effortlessly combine photos and video clips with words and music to personalize your story.