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ESL Writing Worksheets, Lessons, Sample Essays, Error Correction, and Printable Ebooks ESL Writing Exercise - Topic Sentences (Introduction) - Introduction to topic sentences and their function in a formal paragraph ESL Writing Exercise - Introduction to Similes and Metaphors - Using similes and metaphors to write interesting topic sentences ESL Writing Exercise - Similes and Metaphors Review - Practice describing people and things using similes and metaphors ESL Writing Exercise - Topic Sentences (Review) - Practice writing topic sentences ESL Writing Exercise - The Body of a Paragraph (Introduction) - Introduction to the body of a paragraph and the information that should be contained therein

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Wabi Sabi: Beauty in Brokenness In this line of work, brokenness is a concept we are very familiar with. Broken lives, broken families, girls who have been used and taken advantage of and kicked to the curb; boys too, more and more commonly. Trafficking at it’s core, is a study of brokenness. Men and women, most of whom were abused and abandoned themselves, go on to take advantage of the most vulnerable people in society: the poor, the uneducated, the abused. It’s hard to find scenarios more disrupted, more heart-breaking, more wrecked, than the lives of the girls we serve. An Early Semester Lesson Plan for a College Composition Class. 1. Deliver a brief lecture on the essay to have been read for today; namely, on any bits of sloppy prose or grammatical awkwardness (or misuses) or anything else for the students to avoid in their own writing. Question the author’s use of certain words in specific instances. Bring up more appropriate synonyms. Do this with confidence.

Time Timers Time Timers 3", 8", 12", PLUS, CD, Watch Plus Time Timers provide the ability to judge how much time is left without having to know how to tell time. Text Structure Text Structure The term “text structure” refers to how information is organized in a passage. The structure of a text can change multiple times in a work and even within a paragraph. Students are often required to identify text structures on state reading tests; therefore, it is important that they are given exposure to the various patterns of organization. This page will briefly explain seven commonly used patterns of organization, provide examples, and then offer users free text structure worksheets and interactive online practice activities to help students learn this essential reading skill.

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