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by Jamie Keddie » Lying on the pavement Why are you lying on the pavement? Are you drunk? In this activity, students explore issues that are raised in the video before acting out the street scene with a script. Language level: Elementary – Intermediate (A1 – B1)Learner type: Young learners; Teens; AdultsTime: 60 – 90 minutesMain activity: Drama; Role playTopic: Psychology and behaviourLanguage: Negative auxiliaries; Modal auxiliaries; Perfect tenses; Adjectives; The verb Let; The adverb JustMaterials: Music video and worksheetsLying on the pavement Goodnight Mister Tom: A book review Michelle Magorian’s novel Goodnight Mister Tom is a moving tale of an eight-year-old boy, William Beech who is evacuated from London’s Deptford area to go and live in a village called Little Weirwold shortly before the Second World War breaks out. With an abusive history, a weak, pale William arrives in Little Weirwold and is placed under the care of Tom Oakley, a healthy, middle-aged man famous in his close-knit village for being a recluse, just because he lives next to the local church in accordance to the specific instructions of William’s mother. Tom reluctantly agrees to take him in, in the name of ‘national duty’, neither of them considering how this small act of ‘national duty’ was going to change their lives forever. And thus began a journey of recovery and rediscovery for the two of them. This journey makes up the crux of the novel.

How to Write a News Article (with Downloadable Sample Articles) Edit Article Four Parts:Sample ArticlesPlanning Your ArticleWriting Your News ArticleProofing Your ArticleCommunity Q&A Writing a news article is different from writing other articles or informational pieces, because news articles present information in a specific way. Writing Practice Worksheets "What wonderful worksheets! Our students really like answering your questions and prompts. Thanks for these!" Evaluating Projects "A story should be remembered for its soul, not the bells and whistles." Bernajean Porter If you don’t have a good or powerful story, script, and storyboard, then there will never be enough decorating that technology can do to cover it up. On the other hand, demonstrating exemplar craftsmanship with mixing the technical elements in artful ways to unfold your story creates compelling, insightful, original and memorable pieces of communication. The richness of a good story can be diluted when technical elements are not artfully developed, over used, distracting, or just plain annoying.

DigitalStorytelling “I know only one thing about the technologies that awaits us in the future:We will find ways to tell stories with them.” Jason Ohlar Presentation brought to you by American TESOL! Check out their other video presentations! Slideshow of the Presentation Download the Hand-Outs from the Presentation! 49 Story Starters & Writing Ideas for Elementary Kids Story Starters & Writing Ideas for Elementary Kids - Oh the many joys of journaling! I love to write about journaling tips, creative journaling and journal writing techniques. But I am most often asked for a listing of journaling topics and prompts. 20 Terrifying Two-Sentence Horror Stories. I Didn't Think It Was Possible Until #5... When The Hair On My Neck Stood Up March 5, 2014 Ever since I was a little kid I've loved sharing ghost stories around a campfire which is probably why I love watching horror movies. And every single time I finish watching one, well, a good one... I kick myself for not picking out a comedy instead.

The idea, which became the Essential 5, came from a great friend and fellow National Kagan Trainer, Rob Jutras, and of course from Dr. Spencer Kagan whose visionary ideas have done so much to develop education, and in particular, the field of Cooperative Learning over the last three decades. In my role as a trainer and mentor, I have the privilege to work alongside and support all kinds of teachers, trainers, lecturers and professors. Some of those colleagues are incredibly experienced, 30 years plus in education, some complete "newbies" newly-qualified or not yet entered the teaching profession, i.e. teaching students, graduate teachers, etc. Visual storytelling: 14 tools for journalists Credit: Image by TapiF on Flickr. Some rights reserved Over the past year here at Journalism.co.uk we have reported on a number of new tools and platforms which have been launched or updated, which offer journalists different ways of telling stories visually. Our news:rewired events have also highlighted a number of those tools, most recently in a dedicated session on visual storytelling at news:rewired - digital stories, which was held last Thursday (6 December).

BJP's Books & Articles Books Articles I-imagine: Taking MY Place in the World ~ A Scrapbooking Journey PLUS Teacher's Guide (PDF Books) In life you have two choices. s Writing Files Welcome to the Writing folder of Laura Candler's online file cabinet! On this page you'll find a variety of writing prompts and other files related to writing instruction. Most of these activities are free and don't include complete directions; if you are interested in writing lessons that include complete directions and printables, please visit my Mini Pack page.

Breaking Bad Habits - Self-Motivation Training From MindTools.com Overcoming Negative Behaviors Bad habits, like checking email in meetings, can damage your career. © iStockphoto/jasantiso Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones. – Benjamin Franklin, American inventor and politician Do you have any habits that could harm your work or career? Maybe you check your email when you're in meetings, turn up late to client visits, or take personal phone calls when you're supposed to be focusing on your work.

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