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Multimedia Essays « Transmedial Shakespeare. William Shakespeare’s works have been around since the 16th century.

Multimedia Essays « Transmedial Shakespeare

It continues to flourish even up to now. Among other great writers, his works are most well-known and most adored by people. His works have never been forgotten and survived through the test of time. Different forms of media have already used and commercialized his works. For sure his works would continue to be remembered even in the future.

BELONGING 2014. Connectivity2011 - English. EnglishWith the advent of the National Curriculum it is essential that resources and ideas are shared.

Connectivity2011 - English

This space will feature links to worthwhile internet sites, assessment tasks and programs, and any other ICT resources to enrich the English classroom. . Teacher - The Last Romantics. Writing Inspiration. 62 Ideas, Lessons and Humor for English Teachers #engchat. I start back to school today for my eleventh year of teaching next door to my own high school English teacher.

62 Ideas, Lessons and Humor for English Teachers #engchat

Mrs. Caldwell taught me to write and love literature. She's a fantastic teacher who is always innovating. Just yesterday, she showed me something new she'd created for her class. She never settles and has won STAR teacher over 20 times. There is no wonder I admire and want to be more like her. Extended Response - Ms. McGraw's English Wiki. I've heard this question many, many times!

Extended Response - Ms. McGraw's English Wiki

So, when I came across this excellent explanation in the newly released 2010 Senior English Syllabus in Queensland , I thought it was worth reproducing here: Purpose These techniques are used to assess the sustained application of higher order cognition of students to known and provided texts in the creation and evaluation of their own extended written and spoken/signed texts. Brief description. Logorama. PHOTO shows President Obama editing his inauguration address. The White House has unveiled its latest batch of behind-the-scenes photos of President Obama.

PHOTO shows President Obama editing his inauguration address.

I don't see any news-making photos in this particular pile—nothing on par with, say, pics of Obama shooting a gun or answering a concession phone call from Mitt Romney—but the shot that probably jumps out as most interesting is the one below, of the president holding a heavily edited draft of what would become his inaugural address. The photo shows only a portion of the first page of what was a rather lengthy speech, but what we can see nonetheless largely confirms previous anecdotes that Obama prefers to take an active role in shaping his remarks, particularly for major events like an inauguration or State of the Union address.

(The photo also suggests that someone in the White House has better taste in fonts than Hillary Clinton.) The changes you can make out if you zoom in on this particular photo range from minor grammar tweaks to some relatively heavy rewrites. Learning from my mistakes: an English teacher's blog. Unit 13 - Epic Rap Battles Project - Welcome to Mr. Gipson's Classroom Website! NewEnglish: Resource Pack: The Great Gatsby. AS Level Media: Use of The Camera, Camerawork should be analysed in three ways: Framing - distance, angle, viewpoint of camera from subjectMovement - of the camera in relation to the subjectComposition - where the subject(s) appear within the frame of the pictureComposition Rule of Thirds - divide the shot screen into 9, the main points of interest are in the centre.

AS Level Media: Use of The Camera,


Full text books free to read online in the full text archive. The Learning Environment. Ms Maguire's English Space - Year 11 English-Looking For Alibrandi. Home. 2011Year9English - home. Nabolister - Watch Movies for Free. NCTE High School Matters: Annotating text using Google Docs. By Tara Seale Recently, I wrote an article for the Google Docs Blog titled Google Docs: the tool for the 21st century classroom.

NCTE High School Matters: Annotating text using Google Docs

The focus was how to use Google Docs and folders in an English classroom. Besides the ideas in the Google post, my students are also using Google Docs to annotate articles, short passages, or poems. See the annotation doc for the poem "Ozymandias". To create this annotation doc go to Create New>Document. Under Alignment, use the drop down to select Horizontal: Left and Vertical: Top. Repeat the steps for the other cell. Share this document with students as a View Only document. Click on To View. and then insert email addresses in the Invite box. - Homepage.

The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender. Home > English > Standard > Module A: Experience Through Language > Elective 1: Distinctive Voices > The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender By Marele Day This material was written by Lynne Marsh Background Knowledge The Detective genre Linking the text to the Elective Setting Characters Techniques Themes Other texts Assessment practice Resources.

The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender

Using Drama to Liven Up Your Lessons. Why use Drama in Lessons?

Using Drama to Liven Up Your Lessons

Drama isn’t just a subject, it’s a very powerful technique for adding interest and engagement to your lessons. But it’s often also one that some teachers steer slear of with the challenges of organising it and the potential for disruption. So I delved into our course archives and adapted this guidance written by our Lead Consultant for English and Drama Kevin Piper. Drama has a number of advantages as a tool in the classroom. Watch CliffsNotes Episodes - Hamlet, Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth and More.

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Citelighter How-to Video. Thomas Elley on Prezi. Graphic Novels by Thomas Elley on Prezi. Ten Canoes - Home. English Online / English - ESOL - Literacy Online website - English - ESOL - Literacy Online. Learning English Through Film. Wormworld Saga. Screen-shot-2011-11-17-at-6.28.31-PM.png (990×633) CURLS: Tags: DER NSW. Teaching Ideas - Home. Epic Rap Battles of History Wiki.

Write an Instant Hello Spring Poem. Phil Beadle How to Teach - Teaching tips for new teachers. Comics and Cartoons. CK-12 FlexBooks Library. Anthology of English Literature. Cheers, Chants, Raps, and Poetry. Why am I including cheers, chants, raps, and poetry in a site about music?

Cheers, Chants, Raps, and Poetry

Chanting has many of the benefits of song: It uses rhythm and rhyme in an enjoyable way. It provides patterns that can make learning easier. It builds children's confidence in oral language. It can promote a sense of community, which is conducive to learning. It provides a change of pace and mood to improve student motivation. Special Feature. Cure writer's block with writing prompts - writing tips character name generator. Write rhymes.


Department of English Languages and Literature - Courses. MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages. Study table about Modes of writing, figures of speech, poetry terms, argument terms, etc.!!! Incorrect cards (0) correct cards (0) remaining cards (49) Save retry fix restart shuffle help To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key. Teaching Resources, Classroom Resources & Lesson Plans - TES Resources. The Australian Teachers of Media (Victoria) - English teaching resources. Band of heroes. What’s happening to the hero in 21st century Western fiction? The outsider hero of the Hero’s journey archetype remains the dominant paradigm in Western storytelling. However, I believe that a there is a new thread to the story of the hero which needs to be described and discussed in classrooms.

Band of heroes In contrast to the outsider hero and his/her helpers, some stories now feature a group of heroes of equal status. I believe this is because we are experiencing environmental, social, political and economic circumstances in which solutions to complex dilemmas will only be achieved through collaboration and collective solutions.