9 English Word Pairs that Confuse Absolutely Everyone We all know English is a crazy language. Lots of different words share the same spellings and pronunciations. Some of these words are confusing even for native speakers, especially in writing. For example, when do we use “affect” and when do we use “effect”? Or what about the verbs “to bear” and “to bare”? For learners of English, these similar words can be incredibly confusing.
Lille Punkin': Macaroni Rainbow and Cloud Kids Craft With the kids home for Spring Break, a lot of my friends are worried that they won't be able to keep them entertained for very long. As a homeschool mom, I never really stop having the kids home, so we have lots of craft odds and ends on hand to create last-minute crafts when they seem restless. Since we are anxiously awaiting spring, and we have kids of all ages and skill levels, I put together this easy macaroni rainbow craft. Depending on if you have each kid do their own -- or you have them do one together -- it can take anywhere from an hour to 4 hours. To make it, you will need the following items (we purchase all of our craft items at our local Walmart):
LingoRank English Levels (Based on the CEFR) A2: Basic - Elementary B1: Intermediate B2: Upper Intermediate C1: Advanced A1-Beginner and C2-Proficiency levels not available. Ku Klux Klan - Facts & Summary In 1915, white Protestant nativists organized a revival of the Ku Klux Klan near Atlanta, Georgia, inspired by their romantic view of the Old South as well as Thomas Dixon’s 1905 book “The Clansman” and D.W. Griffith’s 1915 film “Birth of a Nation.” This second generation of the Klan was not only anti-black but also took a stand against Roman Catholics, Jews, foreigners and organized labor. 7 Great Grammar Sites for Teachers and Students June , 2014 Today I am sharing with you a list of some useful websites you can use with your students to help them better improve their grammar knowledge and polish their writing skill. From grammar lessons and teaching materials to free downloadable worksheets and presentations, this collection of websites will provide you with the content you need for teaching grammar. 1- Grammar Bytes Grammar Bytes is a great website that is packed full of teaching materials teachers can use to teach grammar.Grammar Bytes provides a glossary of common terms, fun interactive activities and exercises for students to test their grammar knowledge,instructional presentations and tons of tips on teaching grammar. 2- Road to Grammar
Je Suis Charlie et Ahmed: Teaching and Learning About the Charlie Hebdo Attacks Video Overview | Three days of bloodshed last week shook France, a nation struggling with Islamic extremists, and sent shock waves through Europe and beyond. On Jan. 7, a terrorist attack by masked gunmen on the newspaper Charlie Hebdo left 12 people dead. 101 Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas For Kids 101 Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas For Kids Easter is fast approaching and many people give their children an Easter Basket on Easter Sunday. Sugar overload is a real concern for many families. If you are looking for non candy Easter basket ideas for your child’s east basket, here are 101 Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas For Kids:
Free Visual Dictionary & Thesaurus It’s an online interactive English dictionary and thesaurus that helps you find the meanings of words and draw connections to associated words. You can easily see the meaning of each by simply placing the mouse cursor over it. Why use Snappy Words visual dictionary? I Have A Dream Speech (TEXT) Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is celebrated today, Jan. 16, 2011, on what would have been the civil rights leader's 83rd birthday. It's a great day to revisit the "I Have A Dream" speech he delivered in 1963 in Washington, D.C. The full text is below, and you can watch MLK Jr. deliver the speech himself, above.