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William Shakespeare’s works have been around since the 16 th century. It continues to flourish even up to now. Among other great writers, his works are most well-known and most adored by people.
I start back to school today for my eleventh year of teaching next door to my own high school English teacher. 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.
I've heard this question many, many times! 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 In English, extended responses cover a number of text types and may be presented in a variety of modes.
The White House has unveiled its latest batch of behind-the-scenes photos of President Obama. 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.
Camerawork should be analysed in three ways: Framing - distance, angle, viewpoint of camera from subject Movement - of the camera in relation to the subject Composition - where the subject(s) appear within the frame of the picture Composition Rule of Thirds - divide the shot screen into 9, the main points of interest are in the centre. Golden Mean - points of interest are balanced along the diagonal line
Great literature (cyberguides) units. K-12 and bilingual Story Units from Tennessee (6-8)- See if any of the books you teach are here.
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Why use Drama in Lessons?
Why am I including cheers, chants, raps, and poetry in a site about music? Chanting has many of the benefits of song: It uses rhythm and rhyme in an enjoyable way.
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What’s happening to the hero in 21st century Western fiction?