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Sentence Structure: Learn about the four types of sentences! Thank goodness for sentences and sentence structure!

Sentence Structure: Learn about the four types of sentences!

Sentences are nice little packages of words that come together to express complete thoughts. They make it easy to understand ideas and learn information. Paragraph Structure - Effective Writing Center (EWC) - UMUC. Printable Version (45KB pdf)

Paragraph Structure - Effective Writing Center (EWC) - UMUC

'Grendel': An Operatic Monster's Tale. NCTE User Login. Creativity Resource for Teachers » Blog Archive » Deucalion and Pyrrha. 18 Free Digital Storytelling Tools For Teachers And Students. Do you believe that digital storytelling is important in education?

18 Free Digital Storytelling Tools For Teachers And Students

Are you looking for a creative, critical, and powerful way to help your students? Would you be interested in a list of free digital storytelling tools? Editor's note: We have originally written and published this article in February 2013. New Tab Search. Under The Surface - Empathy Kahoot! Raphael, School of Athens.

Interactive Lesson Delivery System for 1:1 and BYOD School Programs. Twelve Theories of Human Nature - Leslie Stevenson; David L. Haberman; Peter Matthews Wright. Over five previous editions, Ten Theories of Human Nature has been a remarkably popular introduction to some of the most influential developments in Western and Eastern thought.

Twelve Theories of Human Nature - Leslie Stevenson; David L. Haberman; Peter Matthews Wright

Now titled Twelve Theories of Human Nature, the sixth edition adds chapters on Islam (by Peter Wright) and Freud to those on Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Plato, Aristotle, the Bible, Kant, Marx, Sartre, and Darwinism. The authors juxtapose the ideas of these and other thinkers and traditions in a way that helps students understand how humanity has struggled to comprehend its nature. To encourage students to think critically for themselves and to underscore the similarities and differences between the many theories, the book examines each one on four points--the nature of the universe, the nature of humanity, the diagnosis of the ills of humanity, and the proposed cure for these problems.

Previous publication dates November 2008, February 2004, October 1998. Glogin?URI= The Epic of Gilgamesh Lesson Plans. Multi-Media Hero AnalysisStudents will recognize the positive character traits of heroes as depicted in music, art and literature.

The Epic of Gilgamesh Lesson Plans

The class will break into groups and write a working definition of a hero which they will present to the class. Lessons of the Indian Epics: The Ramayana. Hero's journey. "A Practical Guide to Joseph Cambell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces" by Christopher Vogler © 1985 “There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before.”

hero's journey

In the long run, one of the most influential books of the 20th century may turn out to be Joseph Campbell’s THE HERO WITH A THOUSAND FACES. NCTE Conference 2015 – Photo Collage by Lisa Lane. Education Resources Information Center. Free Bibliography Generator - MLA, APA, Chicago citation styles. Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers: Teaching Channel. The Amazement of the Gods (?) Visual Methodologies - Still images. Still images All major art galleries now have websites where you can search for images: here are the Louvre, the National Gallery in London, the UK Tate galleries, the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Visual Methodologies - Still images

There is a fuller list in the Museums and Galleries section below. Flickr Commons is a website that brings together a wide range of public photography collections. For photographs, there are commercial image banks like Getty Images. Untitled. The Internet, peer reviewed. The Internet, peer reviewed. Annotation Studio. Amy Cuddy: Your body language shapes who you are. Photojournalism up close. Competition Events: Speech, Debate: National Speech & Debate Association. Students benefit from a wide variety of speech and debate events.

Competition Events: Speech, Debate: National Speech & Debate Association

To create standards for national competition, the National Speech & Debate Association has defined a number of main events, described below. These events are prevalent in the United States, and many states adopt the Association's rules and guidelines for each event; however, the events offered, and the rules for each event, do vary from state to state. Please consult with your state speech and debate organization or a local contact for more information on event rules in your area. For additional information on the events our organization offers: Our members can access supporting resources for these events and other events common in local and regional competition by logging in to their dashboard.

Speech Events Commentary Students are presented with prompts related to societal, political, historic or popular culture and, in 20 minutes, prepare a five-minute speech responding to the prompt. Declamation Dramatic Interpretation. Emaze - Online Presentation Software – Create Amazing Presentations. Untitled design – Poster by mishkabish. Piktochart. E-book-1-The-Untapped-Potential. Academy of Achievement: The Hall of Passion. Academy of Achievement: About the Academy. Untrusted Connection. Journals List. ERIC indexes a wide variety journal sources.

Journals List

The coverage of an approved journal source is determined by an examination of three to five current issues during the source review process. A journal may be switched between being comprehensively, selectively, or occasionally indexed at any time. Source coverage is defined as follows: Comprehensively indexed journals contain an average of 80% or more education-related articles; ERIC creates a bibliographic record for all articles in every acquired issue.

Selectively indexed journals contain an average of 50-79% education-related articles and are critical to topic area coverage; ERIC applies a manual article-by-article selection process and indexes only the articles that conform to the standard and criteria outlined the selection policy. Five top technology tools for the English classroom. There are many educational technology tools available to use in your English classroom – and they're increasing at a rapid rate.

Five top technology tools for the English classroom

Whether you're a seasoned tech classroom user or new to the idea, below are a few handy tools for you to get your teeth into. It's not an extensive list but these five are easy to use and a good introduction to what's available. If you have any other suggestions, please do share them in the comments section below. Upcoming Professional Development. Empowering Writers Expository Writing Resources for Teachers.

What exactly is expository writing? Expository writing comes in a variety of forms, but, in general it is factual writing for the purpose of informing others. NSW Government Education and Communities Sites2See. Appendix_B.pdf. Agree to Terms - National Council of Teachers of English. NCTE Connected Community Rules & Etiquette Thanks for being part of the NCTE Connected Community. To ensure the best possible experience for all who visit the Connected Community, we ask that you follow some basic guidelines for participation. Teaching Tolerance.

Experience Literature - Poetry. Sample-thankyou.pdf. Storyboard That: The World's Best FREE Online Storyboard Creator. Make Kids' Books Online For Free! Homepage - ReadWriteThink. How to Do a Close Reading of a Poem. Audacity. Upcoming Professional Development. Our Approach - Actively Learn. Login on Twitter. Login. Teaching Tolerance. Chaparral High School, Parker, CO Test Scores and Information - Movoto Real Estate. WebQuest.Org: Home. Web English Teacher. English Companion Ning - Where English teachers go to help each other. Four Years Of 'This I Believe'

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