Sentence Variety Summary: This resource presents methods for adding sentence variety and complexity to writing that may sound repetitive or boring. Sections are divided into general tips for varying structure, a discussion of sentence types, and specific parts of speech which can aid in sentence variety. Contributors:Ryan Weber, Allen BrizeeLast Edited: 2013-03-01 10:33:29 Adding sentence variety to prose can give it life and rhythm. Too many sentences with the same structure and length can grow monotonous for readers. World Food Programe 9 Countries Where Students Are Happy They Went To School Today The promise of daily food can change how a student, and a family, looks a going to school. In partnership with local governments across the developing world, WFP provides school meals, which encourage families to keep sending their children to class each day and improve focus among the students.
Plate Tectonics - Earth Like a Puzzle - Children learn about plate tectonics, earthquakes, and volcanoes at this site in Scripps Institution of Oceanography by Nan Criqui Most people know that Earth is moving around the Sun and that it is constantly spinning. But did you know that the continents and oceans are moving across the surface of the planet? Volcanoes and earthquakes as well as mountain ranges and islands all are results of this movement. Less than 100 years ago, many scientists thought the continents always had been the same shape and in the same place. A few scientists noted that the eastern coastline of South America and the western coastline of Africa looked as if they could fit together.
Mahatma Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (pronounced [ˈmoːɦənd̪aːs ˈkərəmtʃənd̪ ˈɡaːnd̪ʱi] ( ); 2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahatma (Sanskrit: "high-souled", "venerable")—applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa,—is now used worldwide. He is also called Bapu (Gujarati: endearment for "father", "papa") in India. Gandhi famously led Indians in challenging the British-imposed salt tax with the 400 km (250 mi) Dandi Salt March in 1930, and later in calling for the British to Quit India in 1942.
Context and Definitions for students as developing this inference-making skill will prove not only beneficial but indispensable in more general life situations. Kids enjoy learning about context with fun online games. Whether teaching context & definitions or learning context & definitions, online games are an excellent way to practice.
From Hunger to Hope Teachers and students are especially important to World Hunger Relief and the World Food Programme because the more people learn about hunger, the more likely it is that the problem will be solved. The WFP offers a variety of educational tools including: Hunger Resources - Here you will find links to useful information and publications which can be used to get Hunger issues into the classroom including teaching materials, cross-curricular planning maps, and ideas for both teachers and students to get involved. Click here for more information. Classroom Activities - Materials that have been developed by educators, with sponsorship by the Alabama 4-H Program in conjunction with Universities Fighting World Hunger at Auburn University, The Cape Breton University Children's Rights Centre, and the Canadian International Development Agency.
Biosphere: Erosion Erosion is the process that breaks things down. As far as we're concerned, erosion is the breakdown of the continents and the land around you. The overall effect of breaking down and weathering the land is called denudation. Denudation is the process of erosion. Scrapping the 1998 Human Rights Act: what would it mean? Scrapping the 1998 Human Rights Act introduced by Labour does not mean that British courts would no longer have to apply the European convention on human rights. British citizens would still be able to take cases to the European court of human rights, and its case law and the principles of the convention would still be in force in UK courts. Britons who want to bring cases would, however, no longer be able to have them heard by a high court first. Instead, they would face delays and extra costs in taking cases directly to Strasbourg. Before the 1998 Act “brought rights home”, it took an average of five years at a cost of £30,000 to go to Strasbourg. But what about a British bill of rights?
Plan- Common Threads Common Threads: Weaving Child Rights into Global Education is designed for educators teaching Australian young people aged between 10-13 years, and is aligned with the new Australian Curriculum. Every one of us needs to be aware of our rights and responsibilities as we take on the role of active global citizens in this increasingly interconnected global world. Who is this guide for?
The 100 Most Beautiful and Breathtaking Places in the World in Pictures (part 1) From majestic waterfalls, and lost cities, to mysterious landmarks and natural wonders, here is a collection of pictures which is worth to be looked on. Feel free to share your favorites destinations! It would be so amazing if you could visit all of these places. Stay in a resale RCI Timeshare to visit one of these amazing places on a budget. Aogashima Volcano, Japan Petra, Jordan What can Teachers Learn from Nelson Mandela to Make a Difference? We teach language to help people communicate. Why do people want to communicate? To express the human story through myth, inspiration and powerful transformation. Let’s dig deeper into the story of Nelson Mandela and help our students think, communicate and become active narrators in the search for peace and what makes us human.
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Kids for Peace Kids for Peace is a global, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) youth organization dedicated to “uplifting our world through love and action.” The mission of Kids for Peace is to cultivate every child's innate ability to foster peace through cross-cultural experiences and hands-on arts, service and environmental projects. Kids for Peace has over 100 chapters, spanning six continents. The programs of Kids for Peace are all guided by its Peace Pledge, which emphasizes leadership, service, kindness, respect, unity, stewardship, responsibility and action.