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Kids - Reading Planet Home

Kids - Reading Planet Home

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18 Animations of Classic Literary Works: From Plato and Shakespeare, to Kafka, Hemingway and Gaiman Yesterday we featured Piotr Dumala’s 2000 animation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s classic novel, Crime and Punishment, and it reminded us of many other literary works that have been wonderfully re-imagined by animators — many that we’ve featured here over the years. Rather than leaving these wondrous works buried in the archives, we’re bringing them back and putting them all on display. And what better place to start than with a foundational text — Plato’s Republic. We were tempted to show you a claymation version of the seminal philosophical work (watch here), but we decided to go instead with Orson Welles’ 1973 narration of The Cave Allegory, which features the surreal artistic work of Dick Oden.

English Idioms about School You can learn a lot of new phrases while studying. School idioms are popular with students and teachers alike. You may already know some of these school idioms if you have studied in an English-speaking country. Have a look at our fun school idioms illustration! Discover how you can use these idioms in everyday conversations about school and college. Learn how to speak English like a native by using these phrases.

Story Map The Story Map interactive includes a set of graphic organizers designed to assist teachers and students in prewriting and postreading activities. The organizers are intended to focus on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution development. Students can develop multiple characters, for example, in preparation for writing their own fiction, or they may reflect on and further develop characters from stories they have read. After completing individual sections or the entire organizer, students have the ability to print out their final versions for feedback and assessment.

10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried A few days back, we looked at five great ways to incorporate word cloud generators into your classroom. There are obviously many more uses out there for them – but that is a discussion for another post. We’ve mentioned most of these before – in a post from way back when – so I won’t go into too much detail about each individual one, but we’ve added a few notable ones to the list. (Of note, the list is in no particular order).

Millions of Free eBooks and Audio Books Online Introduction This is the launch page for the pages here at Gizmo's Tech Support Alert that list sites with free ebooks and audiobooks. There are well over a million free ebooks and audiobooks at the sites listed within these pages.

Study English News.com - Read the news in easy English Episodes of 'The Flatmates' from BBC Learning English <a href=" of the flatmates do you like the most?</a><span style="font-size:9px;">(<a href=" surveys</a>)</span> Here is a collection of episodes of The Flatmates, from the BBC's learning English website.

Printables All printables are provided free of charge, but please read the terms of use! Terms of Use These printables are provided free of charge and are for personal use only. You may: Print as many copies as you’d like 365 days in my shoes Day 5 Developing a Whole School Approach to Improving Writing Yesterday I posted a poem inspired by Pie Corbett’s If Only. If only we had used his approaches to developing writing years ago!!! Pie has delivered INSET in my school on two separate occasions so far. Free eBook Library Join Oxford Owl!We’ve made all our FREE eBooks tablet-friendly, simply join us or log in above. sign up log in MathFiction Homepage a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston) The Mathematical Fiction Homepage is my attempt to collect information about all significant references to mathematics in fiction. You can see the entire list (sorted by author, title or publication date). You can browse through the database to find your favorite genre, topic, motif or medium. If you've got more specific criteria in mind, try our search page.

Kids can join the reading planet club to play a variety of phonics and vocabulary games at the game station. Has a book zone and express yourself station to read about featured authors and learn more about writing. by tiffanygalanis Nov 5

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