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Mythology, folklore, and religion. Bibliomania - Free Online Literature and Study Guides. Grade 10 Short Stories & Poems. Check this page regularly; I will be adding links here for those stories and poems available online.

Grade 10 Short Stories & Poems

“The Story of an Hour” by Kate Chopin Pay attention to the irony present within the following story. “The Interlopers” by Saki Pay attention to the character development of both Mary and her husband in the following story by Roald Dahl. Can you find the irony in the story by Dahl, as well? “Lamb to the Slaughter” Villanelle Examples. RTscripts - Dr. Chase Young.

Selfie. Photo: UPI/Ron Sachs/Pool Yes, indeed.

selfie

The word “selfie” has been selected English Word of the Year 2013 by Oxford Dictionaries. The Oxford Dictionary defines the “selfie” as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website”. The word was first used in Australia in 2002, but its use in the last year has increased by over 17,000%! The word does not have to have been introduced in the last 12 months to qualify so long as it was frequently used in the last year. “The Word of the Year award celebrates the inventiveness of English speakers when confronted with social, political or technological change” (BBC News). Selfiecity. 552918. 26 Sentence Stems For Higher-Level Discussion In The Classroom.

26 Sentence Stems For Higher-Level Conversation In The Classroom by Terry Heick Meaningful conversation can make learning more personal, immediate, and emotional.

26 Sentence Stems For Higher-Level Discussion In The Classroom

During meaningful conversations, students are forced to be accountable for their positions, to listen, to analyze opposing perspectives, and to adapt their thinking on the fly. There are many popular strategies for these kinds of conversations, each with slightly unique rules and applications. Among them are Socrative Discussions, Accountable Talks, Debate, and Literature Circles. Graphic Novels and Manga in the Classroom. Short Story Downloads - Middle School English. ''The Monkey's Paw'' Short Story & Activities: Literature Activity. Highlights Earth Day Kids love hearing about the Earth and ways we can be better to our environment!

''The Monkey's Paw'' Short Story & Activities: Literature Activity

We've gathered some great resources to help you celebrate Earth Day (April 22) with your class. Movie Segments for Warm-ups and Follow-ups: Shakespeare in Love & Gnomeo and Juliet: Shakespeare, Elizabethan Theater, Romeo and Juliet. I love Shakespeare and talking about such a wonderful writer might foster students' reading habits.

Movie Segments for Warm-ups and Follow-ups: Shakespeare in Love & Gnomeo and Juliet: Shakespeare, Elizabethan Theater, Romeo and Juliet

Work in groups. Try to explain what these lines mean with your own words. Then, say if you agree with them. 1. Celebrate Halloween! Contribute to ReadWriteThink / RSS / FAQs / Site Demonstrations / Contact Us / About Us See more like this What’s Happening This Week There is much more to explore in our calendar.

Celebrate Halloween!

Find other important events in literary history, authors' birthdays, and a variety of holidays, each with related lessons and resources. Halloween Web Hunt. What gets buried along with a mummy?

Halloween Web Hunt

What do vampire bats eat for dinner? And whose brain is behind Frankenstein? Search for these and other frightful facts and discover the history of Halloween traditions in this web hunt. 1. White Dog - Ghost Stories. Once there was a boy who had a friendly white dog named Ghost.

White Dog - Ghost Stories

Joey and Ghost were best friends. They loved to roam the countryside looking for adventure. Scary Halloween Stories: Creepy Ghost Stories for Halloween Night! Susan and Ned were driving through a wooded empty section of highway.

Scary Halloween Stories: Creepy Ghost Stories for Halloween Night!

Lightning flashed, thunder roared, the sky went dark in the torrential downpour. “We’d better stop.” Said Susan. Ned nodded his head in agreement. When he stepped on the brake, the car started to slide on the slick pavement. Fractured Fairy Tales: Introduction. Colwell. 5 Web Tools to Create Awesome Digital Newspapers for Your Class. To help you create digital newspapers for your class, we curated a list of some of our favorite web tools for this purpose.

5 Web Tools to Create Awesome Digital Newspapers for Your Class

The list below is an updated version of the list we created last year. enjoy 1- Issuu This is my favorite. To create a newspaper using Issuu , all you need to do is upload the content of your news paper into Issuu and choose the template you like and there you go. k12.thoughtfullearning. NY77 THE COOLEST YEAR IN HELL Documentary. Watch. Short Story Unit - Mrs. Hanson's Kelvin Classroom. Overview: During this Short Story Unit we will read, discuss and analyze 6-8 short stories written by authors from around the world.

Unit Objectives:1. Practice close reading/annotation skills2. Develop critical thinking/reading skills through a variety of individual and group responding to text questions/discussion activities 3. Review Short Story Elements4. Assessment: Critical Response Writing Annotation AssignmentsDaily Work: Responding to Text Questions, Discussion, Group Work, Informal Presentations etc.Literary Essay: Process and ProductUnit Test: Unseen Passage--Annotation and Analysis **Handouts related to each short story will be uploaded as we progress through the unit. Readings (Selections from the following): Grade 10 Short Stories & Poems. Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays for the Classroom. Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays Readers Theater is a dramatic presentation of a written work in a script form. Readers read from a "script" and reading parts are divided among the readers.

RTscripts - Dr. Chase Young. Reader's Theater Editions (Readers Theatre, Free Scripts, Short Children's Plays) Reader’s Theater Editions are free scripts for reader’s theater (or readers theatre) adapted from stories written by Aaron Shepard and others—mostly humor, fantasy, and world tales from a variety of cultures. A full range of reading levels is included, with scripts aimed mostly at ages 8–15. The scripts may be freely copied, shared, and performed for any noncommercial purpose, except they may not be posted online without permission. Selfie. Selfiecity. 26 Sentence Stems For Higher-Level Discussion In The Classroom.

26 Sentence Stems For Higher-Level Conversation In The Classroom Meaningful conversation can make learning more personal, immediate, and emotional. During meaningful conversations, students are forced to be accountable for their positions, to listen, to analyze opposing perspectives, and to adapt their thinking on the fly. There are many popular strategies for these kinds of conversations, each with slightly unique rules and applications. Among them are Socrative Discussions, Accountable Talks, Debate, and Literature Circles. Whichever strategy you employ, students need support. Graphic Novels and Manga in the Classroom. Short Story Downloads - Middle School English.

Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals. Movie Segments for Warm-ups and Follow-ups. Celebrate Halloween! White Dog. White Dog. Scary Halloween Stories: Creepy Ghost Stories for Halloween Night! Fractured Fairy Tales: Introduction. Colwell.