100 Metaphor Examples - For Kids and Adults CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4 – Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.5 – Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings. ELA Standards: Literature ELA Standards: Language View SourceCommon Core Lesson and Unit PlansUnderstanding Common Core State Standards Tongue Twisters Tongue Twisters TONGUE TWISTERS WITH “P,” “B,” and “V” · Elizabeth has eleven elves in her very big backyard boulevard.
idioms Unless you’ve been living in a separate galaxy in the last few weeks, you will have noticed that many people, including English Language Trainers, have been preparing for Halloween. So not wanting to feel left out I thought I would join the crowd and make my own contribution towards this pagan feast. What better way than to share with you 10 idioms with a Halloween theme! Halloween is associated with scary and spooky images like witches, black cats, blood, skeletons, ghosts, bats, weapons (knives, daggers) as well as less scary images like pumpkins and owls.
Enable Tab Browsing In Windows Explorer with Clover If you have to work with many opened folders, your desktop can get a little messy. Finding the folder you want from one open window to the next will be a nightmare. It’s no surprise that some of us prefer the tab setup like how it is on the Chrome browser. It’s easier to navigate through, locating, opening and closing tabs as required. Actually, you can have that feature with a little help from Clover.
Tongue Twisters Tongue twisters are a challenge for some to create, challenge for some to say, for some they are a source of entertainment, for some they are a way to pull someone's leg, for some just another way of bringing a smile on their face. You learn to master one tongue twister and you start looking for another. The search is over because you have a huge tongue twister collection to choose from. Happy reading! Tongue Twisters for Adults
Rural rappers: The hip-hop revolution sweeping country Australia Updated If you were asked to describe the average rapper, 16 year-old Jacob Pugh probably would not fit the bill. He is white and lives on a farm in the dairy belt of rural south-west Victoria. Graded English language dictations free online 1 Students 2 Introductions 3 Numbers 4 Whose? 5 Names and Numbers 6 A Timetable 7 A Form 8 A Friend 1 9 A Friend 2 10 A Friend 3 1 My Cat Trotsky 2 Strange Food (Anonymous) 3 Tears and Laughs (Samuel Beckett) 4 More Beckett 5 Numbers 6 That man 7 Charlie & the Chocolate Factory (Roald Dahl) 8 East of Eden (John Steinbeck) 9 The Unicorn (James Thurber) 10 A Tale of Two Cities (Charles Dickens) 11 Describing Self 1 12 Describing Self 2 13 Describing Self 3 14 The Cemetery 15 My Two Friends 16 Routine
33 ways to speak better English If you’re reading this, I imagine you want to speak better English and communicate in a more confident and competent way. When we communicate effectively we are able to express our ideas and opinions, share experiences, and build relationships with others. When we struggle to express ourselves, we feel unvalued and insecure. Education Industry Campaign Finance & Lobbying Trends A 10-Year Trend in Spending by the Education Industry Since 1989, spending by the education industry to fund election campaigns and lobbying activities has continuously increased. Also of note is the large disproportional level of spendings on campaigning versus lobbying efforts. The chart below tracks spending reported through 2011. Campaign Contribution Breakdown: 1989 - Current Election Cycle
Brain Teasers It's interesting to 'tease' the brain sometimes. Here we bring for you some exciting brain teasers with answers. Don't look at the answers, though, before attempting to solve them yourself!