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19 Reading Response Questions That Work With Most Texts. Understand what you read. A Poison Tree Poem by William Blake. If You Forget Me Poem by Pablo Neruda. ESL: English as a Second Language - Free English learning resources. Jigsaw - Strategies for Students. Lesson plans – Side Notes on ELT. It’s been 2.5 weeks since the new semester has begun, and I must say all my students are really nice and hard-working.

lesson plans – Side Notes on ELT

Some of them are a bit less hard-working than others, of course, but still, they all try to do the tasks as well as they can and act on my feedback. They are very talkative, are able to keep discussions going for a long time and hardly ever rely on L1. I sometimes feel like there’s not much for me to teach (apart from some useful phrases and expressions)! Though I should not complain For this semester, I decided on some things I want to try. I. II. III. IV. A Little Bit about the Results Students could choose the language they wanted to use for writing their answers. Solving Word Meanings: Engaging Strategies for Vocabulary Development. ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us.

Solving Word Meanings: Engaging Strategies for Vocabulary Development

If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. Critical Reading with Digital Devices! 18 Resources & Web Tools. Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones.

Critical Reading with Digital Devices! 18 Resources & Web Tools

The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by. —David Crystal Digital devices encourage our learners to read constantly and read more than we could have in the past. Unfortunately, our students are inundated with content, which they quickly skim and often share before moving onto the next reading material. They rarely question what they read, fact check, or dive deeper. The best books on Mindfulness — a Five Books interview. CCould you tell me, briefly, what you understand by ‘mindfulness’?

The best books on Mindfulness — a Five Books interview

Mindfulness, most simply put, is present moment awareness. That sounds very simple, but as we start to look at our minds we discover that a huge amount of our time is caught up in automatic thinking, and in thinking about the past and the future. Mindfulness is a training in how we can come back to what’s here and what’s present. So it’s a natural capacity that we all have, but we also have practices that we can use to train this capacity and to strengthen it. Before we get into the practices, why would anybody want to be wholly in the present? OpenStax. TeachingEnglish.

Okullara Öyküler. ESL Website - English as a Second Language - Improve Your English. Popsci. Becoming a parent is a life-altering experience.


It's also a mind-altering experience, according to new research—literally. Brain scans of new moms showed that the areas involved in processing social information got re-wired after their first pregnancy, and those changes lasted for at least two years. The changes may help new moms bond with and take care of their babies. The findings, published Monday in Nature Neuroscience, provide the first evidence that pregnancy causes long-term changes in the human brain. Types of questions. The importance of teaching reading: Teaching reading in the English language course should include the following set of learning goals: 1- enable students to read a wide range of texts in English. 2- develop awareness of the structures of the written English texts. 3- develop the ability of criticizing the content of texts. 4- practice different types of reading according to the purpose of reading. 5- exposing students to different types of texts to build solid knowledge of the language and to facilitate reading in the future.

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Four types of reading: 1- Skimming: reading for the gist or the main idea of the text. Reading skills. English Language Arts & Reading – Vision in Practice. Have you ever had a great idea, but then you find yourself lost in a world of resources, many of… Read more Great Resources Don’t Have to Cost Think about the power of sharing ideas.

English Language Arts & Reading – Vision in Practice

Isn’t that at the core of education? Skimming and Scanning. Intermediate Reading Comprehension Tests. INFOGRAPHIC: How the World Reads – Electric Literature. Reading Lesson Plan. Reading Lesson Plan. Raven Master is Britain’s most unusual job. Tuesday 13th May 2014 New survey reveals half of Brits agree the position of Raven Master is UK's most unusual jobLondon Dungeons actor, Swan Marker, Professional Wing Walker and the Queen's Piper are named as Britain's most unusual jobsFour in ten Brits wish they had a more unusual careerOver a third of British adults wish they pursued a career at Her Majesty's Secret Service The Raven Master, whose principle responsibility is to care for the Tower of London's eight resident ravens, has been voted Britain's most unusual jobs, by 48% of British adults.

Raven Master is Britain’s most unusual job

Also featured in the top five unique professions are London Dungeons actor (36%), the Queen's Swan Marker (29%), Professional Wing walker (27%) and the Queen's Piper (21%). Just Speak Figment. Every day I watched these humans walk by.

Just Speak Figment

Every day, they were full of wonder. Every day, they were horrified. They saw my colossal form, they noticed my large, delicate ears, they gasped at my flexible trunk, but then they saw the scars. In my heart, I yearned for them to turn to one another, to notice my condition out loud. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Sign In. 10 DIY Reading games for kids. Easy reading. Home - DreamreaderDreamreader. One man found the secrets to making beautiful glass. Sign Up for a Free Newsela Account It's free to read Newsela.

One man found the secrets to making beautiful glass

Sign up and get unlimited access to read every article at every reading level. By Associated Press, adapted by Newsela staff Word Count 433 ALBANY, N.Y. — Venetian glass is a special kind of art.