Fifty Writing Tools: Quick List Use this quick list of Writing Tools as a handy reference. Copy it and keep it in your wallet or journal, or near your desk or keyboard. Share it and add to it. An Introduction to Letter Writing Because the activities below were developed for students in the U.K., it uses some language specific to their school system. For example, KS1 refers to Key State 1, corresponding to children ages 5 to 7; KS2 corresponds to children ages 7 to 9. QCA stands for Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, which is the regulatory body for public school examinations.
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Teaching Challenges: Jolly Postman One of the teachers I work with, Bec, put together a great unit of work around the book "The Jolly Postman" by Alan and Janet Ahlberg. Students made story maps of the journey that the Jolly Postman went on as he delivered his mail, and learnt how to write a letter and address an envelope. Bec also made up a simple A5 letter template for students to use to write letters to one another. We made up red post boxes (as our postboxes are red in Australia) and encouraged students to start writing. 78 Tools for Writing and Previewing Markdown Markdown is a text-based markup language created by John Gruber in 2004 as a way to write in an easy-to-read format that can be converted into HTML. It uses a very simple formatting syntax of familiar punctuation and characters, which makes writing content for the web a faster and more intuitive experience. As Markdown grows in popularity, new tools and applications have sprung up to cater to writing, converting and previewing the markup language. From tutorials, WordPress plugins and books to dedicated Markdown Service Tools for OS X, there is a wealth of excellent resources available. This post concentrates on 78 of the best tools and applications for writing and previewing Markdown, including resources for Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and the web.
Jane Austen and the art of letter writing No, the image to the left is not a newly discovered picture of Jane Austen. The image was taken from my copy of The Complete Letter Writer, published in 1840, well after Jane Austen’s death in 1817. But letter writing manuals were popular throughout Jane Austen’s lifetime, and the text of my copy is very similar to that of much earlier editions of the book, published from the mid-1750s on. Spelling Bee - Diabetes - Vocabulary List blood glucose glucose in the bloodstream The pancreas does not make enough insulin to keep blood glucose levels normal, often because the body does not respond well to insulin. gestational of or relating to gestation • Gestational diabetes is high blood glucose that develops at any time during pregnancy in a woman who does not have diabetes. insulin hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas to control blood sugar.