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The Fish Bowl: A Cooperative Learning Strategy {Post 5 of 5} • Teacher Thrive Share on Facebook0 shares on Facebook Well this wraps up my 5-part series on some of my favorite cooperative learning activities I have used over the years. If you missed the first 4, you can find them here: “Expert Groups,” “Q and A Match-Up,” “Four Corners,”and “Circle Chats.” How It Works: Divide your class in half. Why I Love It: Eases Discussion Management: Since only half the class is discussing at a time, this makes it much easier to manage than a whole-class discussion. Alright!

ABC Short Stories » Home In 2008, the ABC Radio Short Story project is not running. The 2007 ABC Radio Short Story Project winners have been announced. You can listen to the winning stories and read about the authors below. From a doctor who works in remote communities and writes in her spare time to an established children's book author and a reformed political speechwriter - the interviews with this year's winners paint a fascinating picture of the diverse lives of writers in regional Australia. You can also read stories by all the 2007 finalists, by the two young writers who were selected this year for special mention and by previous winners. This year we received 1800 entries, significantly more than last year, and the standard of entries was, according to our judges, also appreciably higher. Congratulations to the 2007 winners and finalists and thank you to all who entered. print friendly version of this page | Email this page

ESL English Listening & Adult Literacy - News - Audiobooks - Songs - Radio Dramas Laurie by Stephen King Part One (25 min. at normal speed - Various speeds available) Part Two (28 min. at normal speed - Various speeds available) Laurie is a beautiful and heartwarming story. It is a story about hope and life in general. This story introduces us to Lloyd, a man who recently lost his wife. Classic short stories - 100% FREE Opinion | How to Get Your Mind to Read In one experiment, third graders — some identified by a reading test as good readers, some as poor — were asked to read a passage about soccer. The poor readers who knew a lot about soccer were three times as likely to make accurate inferences about the passage as the good readers who didn’t know much about the game. That implies that students who score well on reading tests are those with broad knowledge; they usually know at least a little about the topics of the passages on the test. One experiment tested 11th graders’ general knowledge with questions from science (“pneumonia affects which part of the body?”), history (“which American president resigned because of the Watergate scandal?”), as well as the arts, civics, geography, athletics and literature. Current education practices show that reading comprehension is misunderstood. First, it points to decreasing the time spent on literacy instruction in early grades.

Web of Stories A thousand ideas in fifty words War And Pieces by Mary Ann Slater "Edge pieces first," he decrees. All others are rounded up, segregated. "Blues into the blue pile, browns into the brown. My moves are restricted (a tree here, a cloud there), while he attacks the castle. I smuggle a piece into my pocket: the revolution has begun. Runners-up The Price of Freedom by K C Holt (Winner of Second Prize) "I accept," he whispered. "Good," said the General, "then you are reprieved." "Executions begin at dawn, your job is to fit the nooses and push the condemned off the scaffold edge." "Will I wear a hood?" "No," said the General gently, "but your father and your brother will be blindfolded." On-the-Spot Interview With the First Person to Swim the Atlantic, Underwater by Tom Shaw Passing a towel, I begin: "Why?" Goggles removed and welt-framed eyes wincing, he touches it gently to his pallid face. "Underwater my sadness cannot exist. "What now?" He shrugs wearily, then smiles: "A bath?" Olav's Legacy by Keith Horrox "Search again, slave.

Short Story Index - Online Short Stories - Read online Two ways to browse titles: To browse all short stories by titles - 500 titles per page in alphabetical arrangement, click Browse short stories by titlesTo view all short stories' titles of an author, click on author's name below - Abbott, David Phelps (5 short stories) - Abbott, Eleanor Hallowell (8 short stories) - Abbott, Jacob (1 short story) - Adams, Andy (14 short stories) - Adams, J. - Adams, John S. (25) - Adams, Samuel Hopkins Prolific American writer, novelist, journalist (8) - Ade, George (120) - Aesop -author of Aesop-s Fables- (238) - Alarcon, Pedro Antonio de (4) - Alcott, Louisa May American author (97) - Aldrich, Anne Reeve (5) - Aldrich, Mildred (11) - Aldrich, Thomas Bailey (14) - Alger, Horatio (1) - Ames, Nathaniel (4) - Andersen, Hans Christian Danish fairy tale writer, novelist, poet (143) - Anderson, Poul William (5) - Anderson, Robert Gordon (36) - Anderson, Sherwood American short-story writer, novelist (1) - Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman (24) - Andreyev, Leonid N. (9) - Arthur, T.

Learn English | Telling the Time Updated February 2022 - let me know if there are any problems. You can set this page as a homework task for a group of students; doing so will give you a record of who has completed the task. Visit the teacher's section for more information. You can share this page by using the link below. This is a mini-game to learn and practice telling the time in English. The first screen shows an analog clock displaying a time - initially 9 o'clock - and a pane below showing the matching time phrase. On the second screen there is a mini-game. While playing the game, a cat is displayed in the bottom left of the screen, with a bridge infront of her. The target language is time phrases, specifically: Half past, quarter past, quarter to, five past/to, ten past/to, twenty past/to, twenty-five past/to. These were chosen as they are the main phrases used to tell the time. This game is made with Javascript with the CreateJS framework.

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FUNNY NEWS STORIES Short Stories at East of the Web A game of Scrabble has serious consequences. - Length: 4 pages - Age Rating: PG - Genre: Crime, Humor A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger. - Length: 7 pages - Genre: Fiction, Humor Sandra performed her little charade in front of the mirror and morphed into the Gisela character on a whim. - Length: 20 pages - Genre: Once upon a time, in a small village snuggled into the side of a wooded valley, lived a candlemaker. - Length: 9 pages - Age Rating: U - Genre: Children Jack Scrimshaw. - Length: 17 pages - Age Rating: 15 Here in Saint Lizard, the one road starts on the cliff by the lighthouse and crawls in circles down to the sea. - Length: 11 pages - Genre: Fiction For the first time, Becca truly realised that grown-ups couldn’t see magic. - Length: 10 pages - Genre: Horror “We left the map behind,” said Annie as they were five hours away from Anstruther, pulling into their own driveway.