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Shoshone Legends (Folklore, Myths, and Traditional Indian Stories) Shoshone Legends (Folklore, Myths, and Traditional Indian Stories) Indian languages US Indian tribes Indian cultures What's new on our site today! This is our collection of links to Shoshone folktales and traditional stories that can be read online. Enjoy the stories! Important Shoshone Mythological Figures Issa/Wolf: Creator and culture hero of Shoshone mythology. Coyote: Wolf's younger brother, Coyote is a trickster figure. Nimerigar: A violent race of magical little people who were said to kill and eat people. Shoshone Indian Folklore Western Shoshoni Myths: Collection of Shoshoni Indian myths and legends. Wolf Tricks the Trickster: Shoshoni legend about the origin of death. The White Trail In The Sky: Shoshone legend about the exile of Grey Bear. Queen of Death Valley: Shoshone legend about an ancient queen's wickedness. The Wolf, the Fox, the Bobcat and the Cougar: Legend about four animal spirits that helped the Shoshone-Bannocks defeat the warlike Little People. Recommended Books of Shoshone Myths Additional Resources Indian crafts South American tribes
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If you could create anything, anything at all, with no limits..... what would you create? Take a moment and think about that. One of my favorite authors of all time was Robert A Heinlein, and one of my favorite books was actually one of the last that he wrote before he passed in 1986. The basic premise of the story is that the 4 main characters hop into a flying car that had been retrofitted with a mechanical device that allowed the vehicle to travel not only through time, but through dimensions as well. During the course of the story, they make the discovery that truly inspired and creative people actually CREATE. Spoiler Alert! The book ends with a cross multiverse convention of authors/creators and many many of the characters/people that they created in their stories. (Many of Heinlein's books tackle issues and theories and ideologies that we are only now starting to really listen to and understand.) It was 25 years after reading that book that I realized that we ARE creator beings. What DO you Create? What DO you Create?
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Where I'm From, a poem Where I'm From, a poem In response to the fear- and hate-mongering alive in our country today, I have joined Julie Landsman?a writer, teacher, and activist based in Minneapolis?to create the I Am From Project. Through our website ( and Facebook page, we?re collecting art from around the country prompted by that theme. We want to gather the diversity of our voices, and we plan to archive the results online and to present them, in some form, in D.C. The Kentucky Arts Council has wrapped up my Where I'm From? “Where I'm From” grew out of my response to a poem from Stories I Ain't Told Nobody Yet (Orchard Books, 1989; Theater Communications Group, 1991) by my friend, Tennessee writer Jo Carson. In the summer of 1993, I decided to see what would happen if I made my own where-I'm-from lists, which I did, in a black and white speckled composition book. Since then, the poem as a writing prompt has traveled in amazing ways. I hope you won't stop there, though. Where to Go with "Where I'm From"
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Spelling Bee Spelling Bee What are the different ways to play the Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee? There are two different ways to play. In the Tournament Spelling Bee, you'll be challenged by a series of words, with the spelling difficulty adapted to your skill level. The more words you get right, the higher your score will go, on a scale from 200 to 800. You can also try a Community Spelling Bee generated from one of our subscribers' word lists. How does the Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee work? Each turn, you'll hear the recording of the word and see its definition (with words suitably omitted that might give away the correct spelling). In the Tournament Spelling Bee, the more words you get right, the higher your score will go. If you play a Community Spelling Bee, the words from the selected word list are presented in random order. What happens if I misspell a word? If you spell a word incorrectly, you can keep guessing for as long as you like. How does the scoring work? How do I get on the high score list?
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KP:s serieskola! | KPwebben KP:s serieskola! | KPwebben Johan Wanloo har ritat serier så länge han kan minnas. Han får inspiration av saker i vardagen. Hur länge jobbar du med en seriestripp? – Det är olika. Ibland blir den klar på några timmar, ibland tar det flera dagar. Men om jag har en färdig idé så tar det oftast en dag. Hur får du idéer? – Jag får inspiration av saker i vardagen. Måste serien vara rolig? – Nej! Måste man kunna teckna bra? – Jag tycker man ska rita så bra man kan och vara noggrann. Hur får man till karaktärerna? – Jag tycker att det blir bäst när man inte bestämmer för mycket detaljer om hur figurerna ska vara innan man gör serien. Har du några andra tips? – Det är inte så kul om exakt samma sak händer i text och bild. När började du göra serier? – Det har jag gjort så länge jag kan minnas.
L.I.F.T. – an effective writing-proficiency and metacognition enhancer Many years ago, as an L2 college student writer of English and French I often had doubts about the accuracy of what I wrote in my essays, especially when I was trying out a new and complex grammar structure or an idiom I had heard someone use. However, the busy and under-paid native-speaker university language assistants charged with correcting my essays rarely gave me useful feedback on those adventurous linguistic exploits of mine. They simply underlined or crossed out my mistakes and provided their correct alternative. As an inquisitive and demanding language learner I was not satisfied. So, I decided to try out a different approach; in every essay of mine I asked my teachers questions about things I was not sure about, in annotations I would write in the margin of my essays (e.g. should I use ‘with’ or ‘by’ here? Later on in life, when I became a foreign language teacher, I recycled this strategy with my students. Like this: Like Loading...
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Those whom know me, know that I like having examples to point to, and no more frequent is such an example required than in creating outlines. That said, here is my outline for my story: Daughter of the First Reign. Bigass fuck-all spoiler warning! This is the outline! What do I want to write about? > Domestication. >> In terms of MLP, how does this idea correlate? >>> Parenting, specifically adoption could be viewed as a form of domestication if the child was originally raised outside of society. Premise: In MLP many sentient creatures live in the wild, and (presumably) raise themselves. > Assume such a pony exists. The consequence of adopting that pony would be domesticating it to the standards of a society. >> Which society? >>> Which would be most interesting, and why? A society in the throes of social upheaval, because the "norms" that are being juxtaposed with the "wild" are being called into question. > Does such a society exist in MLP canon? >> When/Where? >>> Sort of. >>>>>>> Discord. CA: Three Roles - CA: Three Roles -
Comma -- The Punctuation Guide This is where things get tricky. Mastering the proper use of the comma in these situations is impossible without at least some understanding of grammar. The rules are easiest to learn and deploy if you first understand four common sentence types: compound, simple, complex, and compound-complex. Compound sentences A compound sentence contains two or more independent clauses linked by a coordinating conjunction. Independent clauses are those that can stand alone as complete sentences. Rule: Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction that joins two independent clauses. She purchased the car, but she declined the extended warranty. The prime minister’s plan seemed quickly and sloppily put together, and the opposition party immediately attacked it. Are you traveling in first class, or does your employer limit you to business class on international flights? I lost my job, so I can’t afford to go to Europe this summer. Elizabeth flew to the conference and Nancy drove. Simple sentences Comma -- The Punctuation Guide
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I NPtider - Starwarsify your life and survive! I NPtider - Starwarsify your life and survive! Nu när vi går in i terminens tuffaste period kan det vara skönt att ha ett färdigt upplägg att sno! Ni som har svenska i er kombination med engelska kan nog behöva nåt färdigt för att överleva, eller hur? Var så goda! Sno på! Har du provat att skriva fanfiction med dina elever? Om inte så måste du! Fanfiction är en texttyp där du använder redan existerande handlingar och karaktärer ur filmer och böcker som du gillar för att hylla dessa. Förra året kom jag i kontakt med Shannon Sauro som undervisar i engelska vid Malmö högskola. Om du vill använda upplägget är det fritt fram att låna! Mina elever fick i läxa att titta på filmen och läsa om hur du skriver Fanfiction via länken nedan. Om du vill ha modelltexter att visa dina elever så att de förstår vad fanfiction är kan du låta dem läsa mina elevers färdiga texter här: Olaf and the heat (Texten utgår från filmen Frozen och något oväntat händer med Olaf!) Fanfiction year 9 1. 2. 2. Describe the characters: Name? Plot: Conflict: Resolution: 4.
Att lära av gamla prov för att lyfta nivån på skrivandet Jag har letat fram gamla nationella prov i engelska för C-delen och elevlösningar som är bedöma i det röda häftet för att kunna använda i undervisningen. Jag har lyckats hitta fyra olika prov som inte har sekretess längre. Dessa kommer vi att titta på efter påsklovet fram till elevernas egna skrivande av texter på de nationella proven i engelska vilket blir ganska precis tre veckor. Vad är en article? Innan vi tittar på dem har jag satt ihop en presentation som inledning. Att arbeta med strukturen I presentationens del 2 finns en kortare repetition av det ovan med hjälp av några flashcards och instruktionsfilmer, samt en genomgång av hur man bygger upp en text. Du hittar presentationen här! När jag har gått igenom hela presentationen har jag tänk att eleverna ska få analysera gamla elevlösningar från de röda häftena jag nämnde ovan. Att lära av gamla prov Ord och begrepp Konkretisering av bedömningsaspekterna Bedömningen av de skriftliga nationella proven utgår från olika aspekter. Att lära av gamla prov för att lyfta nivån på skrivandet
How can teachers encourage learners to correct their own writing? Second-time winner of TeachingEnglish blog award, Cristina Cabal, offers a few tried and tested error-correction activities. Does every single writing error need to be corrected? In the learning of a second language, this is a question that stirs up great controversy. While it is true that most spelling errors will disappear as learner proficiency increases, there are some persistent errors – mainly grammatical – which remain despite repeated efforts to correct them. In the following collection of error-correction activities for writing, the main aim is to get students to identify and correct writing errors taken from their own essays. The activities are fun and highly motivating, and because they are fast-paced, I would suggest going through the errors with the whole class a second time at the end to reinforce learning. Use 'grass skirts' This activity is a lot of fun. Use sticky notes Use slips of paper Correct or incorrect? Activities for correcting writing in the language classroom
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50 Powerful Photos Capture Extraordinary Moments In The Wild These amazing photos show animals in a way that you’ve never seen them before. Each image serves as a reminder that we share the planet with some truly awe-inspiring creatures. John Chaney / National Geographic Ian Schofield / National Geographic Goat kids playing at 14,000 feet Simon Chandra / National Geographic
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5 Great Writing Apps for Elementary Students The selection we curated for you today contains some useful iPad apps to use with elementary students to help them with their writing. Some the things your kids will get to learn from these apps include: learning how to write letters, learning phonics and spelling, composing syllables by combining vowels and consonants, and several other basic literacy skills. Some of these apps also include tracking features which allow teachers and parents to keep updated about the progress of their kids.1- Little Writer Little Writer is a tracing app that's done just right. 2- iWriteWords iWriteWords is a very good iPad app that you can use with your kids to teach them handwriting through playing fun and entertaining game.The app has intuitive interface with lot of graphics and colours to keep kids engaged. 3- Kids Writing Pad Kids Writing Pad is a basic large lined writing pad useful for practicing numbers and letters to make sure you draw them appropriately. 4- SpellingCity
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