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Book Reports. These resources are meant for teaching the parts of a book or story such as title, setting, characters, plot, climax, resolution, literary devices, and criticism.

Book Reports

The resources are intended for elementary or possibly middle school students, both regular and ESL. Book Reports Templates: A collection of book report templates with different graphics to keep it interesting. The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons. The Edublogs support team regularly receives complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs.

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons

The legal jargon with respect to digital copyrights can be confusing – especially since different countries have their own laws and regulations. Understanding digital copyright is an essential skill we need to understand and teach our students. 10 Bullied Teens Who Are Now Changing The World. Videos, articles, and tips to help you succeed, from the world's leading experts. What is a Global Digital Citizen and Why Does the World Need Them? One of the questions we’re asked most often is “what is a Global Digital Citizen?”

What is a Global Digital Citizen and Why Does the World Need Them?

Being a Global Digital Citizen is about more than just being a citizen of Earth. These are leaders, learners, and creators. It’s a way of living well in a world that’s changing fast, and showing others how to do the same. Carl Sagan once defined an ideal citizenry as people “with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.” Global Digital Citizens are concerned with connection and contribution.

With all this in mind, welcome to your definitive guide to understanding the Global Digital Citizen. Two Citizens in One. Make Kids' Books Online For Free! StoryJumper: #1 rated site for making story books. Story Wars. World Read Aloud Day — LitWorld. Write the World - For Educators. Welcome to Write the World!

Write the World - For Educators

We offer a range of tools and resources to help you create a vibrant writing community within your classroom. As educators ourselves, we understand the exciting (and challenging) task of engaging young people in the writing process. We also understand how little time teachers have when it comes to finding fresh material, developing resources, and implementing creative writing into an already packed curriculum. Write About - Digital Writing for Classrooms. Free public domain audiobooks. Mad Lib Generator.

The go-to place for all our Extensive Reading needs. Poems - Quotes - Poetry. The largest mobile/online teen poetry community. Quotes About Teen Fiction (227 quotes) “For a moment nothing happens.

Quotes About Teen Fiction (227 quotes)

The figure stands still and I stand cold and alive and-He starts to run. I make my way down the rocks, slipping, sliding, trying to get to the plain. I wish, I think, my feet clumsy, moving too fast, not fast enough, I wish i could run, I wish I'd written a whole poem, I wish I kept the compass-And then I reach the plain and wish for nothing but what I have. Ky. Butter Book Trailer. Into the Hall of Books: My Thoughts On: Butter by Erin Jade Lange. Bio - Author Erin Lange.

Butter by Erin Jade Lange Book Trailer. “Butter” by Erin Lange Review (Spoilers) Butter by Erin Jade Lange. Digital Citizenship. Technology / Parent's Guide to Digital Citizenship and Online Safety. Pay attention, please… The Joy of Books. This EFL lesson is designed around 2 short films and the theme of books.

The Joy of Books

The Joy of Books by Sean Ohlenkamp is a stop-motion short film which features books joyfully coming to life at night. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. 15 under 15: Rising stars in cybersecurity. Kids born after the year 2000 have never lived a day without the internet.

15 under 15: Rising stars in cybersecurity

The Reader. This EFL lesson plan is designed around a moving short film commissioned by Bells and directed by Greg Gray.

The Reader

In the lesson students write a narrative, watch a short film and discuss literacy strategies. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: All ages Time: 90 minutes Activity: Writing a short story, watching a short film, and speaking. How to Help Students Develop a Love of Reading. Even though Laura Baumert’s son Andrew can choose whatever book he likes for the 20-minutes daily sustained silent reading program at his middle school, he still finds reading a chore.

How to Help Students Develop a Love of Reading

Over the years, the sixth grader from Washington, Michigan, has been on the receiving end of various incentives to gently nudge him into doing more reading: his elementary school used reading logs and rewards for time spent reading, and at home he is allowed to stay up 30 minutes past his bedtime if he reads an actual book. But so far nothing has done the trick, and Andrew rarely reads of his own volition.

Baumert doesn’t really know why her second son doesn’t like reading but keeps on trying anyway, finding places to fit it in between his other interests, which include typical middle school boy stuff: lacrosse, basketball, riding his bike, and playing video games. 100 Word Challenge - Creative writing for young people100 Word Challenge. Improve Your Writing - Grammar Exercises. Analyze My Writing.

Telescopic Text → Resources → How to use the writing tools. Follow this tutorial if you need help using the writing tools.

Telescopic Text → Resources → How to use the writing tools

Type your starting text, up to 140 characters. The tools to edit and expand your Telescopic Text will now appear. Roll over any part of the interface and a hint will appear. To turn these hints off, click the yellow Hints button so that it turns grey. You can turn it back on by clicking it again. Pobble 365 - One picture. One teaching resource. Every day. Blue Bird. This EFL lesson is designed around a short film inspired by a poem by Charles Bukowski.

Students watch the short film and write a verse of poetry inspired by the short film.