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Read 18 Short Stories From Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Alice Munro Free Online

Read 18 Short Stories From Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Alice Munro Free Online
Calling her a “master of the contemporary short story,” the Swedish Academy awarded 82-year-old Alice Munro the Nobel Prize in Literature today. It is well-deserved, and hard-earned (and comes not long after she announced her retirement from fiction). After 14 story collections, Munro has reached at least a couple generations of writers with her psychologically subtle stories about ordinary men and women in Huron County, Ontario, her birthplace and home. Of that region she loves, Munro has said: “It means something to me that no other country can—no matter how important historically that other country may be, how ‘beautiful,’ how lively and interesting. Munro was no young literary phenom—she did not achieve fame in her twenties with stories in The New Yorker. Why do I like to write short stories? Whether Munro’s adherence to the short form has always been a matter of expediency, or whether it’s just what her stories need to be, hardly matters to readers who love her work. Related:  reading 2English - CanadaShort stories

The Freedom Writers Diary Lesson Plans for Teachers Teaching The Freedom Writers Diary The Freedom Writers Diary lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, 180 Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more. The lessons and activities will help students gain an intimate understanding of the text, while the tests and quizzes will help you evaluate how well the students have grasped the material. View a free sample Target Grade: 7th-12th (Middle School and High School) Length of Lesson Plan: Approximately 153 pages. Browse The Freedom Writers Diary Lesson Plan: Full Lesson Plan Overview Completely Customizable! The Freedom Writers Diary lesson plan is downloadable in PDF and Word. Lesson Plan Calendars The Lesson Plan Calendars provide daily suggestions about what to teach. Chapter Abstracts Character and Object Descriptions Daily Lessons Fun Classroom Activities Evaluation Forms

National Narratives in Canadian Literature (Seminar 55+) - Continuing Studies - Simon Fraser University The below section explains expectations for each week and either specifies the particular edition(s) that should be read or indicates that material will be provided in the form of class handouts in the course pack. Print-on-demand versions of all the readings are unreliable and should be avoided. It would be useful to read both novels for Weeks 1 and 2, but, given their length, reading one (in advance of the first class) would be acceptable. Week 1 William Kirby, Le Chien d’or / The Golden Dog. Note: This edition is available in paperback ($39.95). Week 2 John Richardson, The Canadian Brothers or The Prophecy Fulfilled. The Canadian Brothers (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1976) Note: The Richardson text is available from McGill-Queen’s University Press ($32.95 paperback). Week 3 A photocopy of E. Week 4 Laura Goodman Salverson, The Viking Heart (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1975) Hugh MacLennan, Barometer Rising (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1958) Week 5 Week 6 E.

30 Free Short Stories You Can Read Online Right Now Those of us who love short stories know the magic behind a well-told tale. There are times when you just need a complete story with a beginning, a middle, and an end. And you need it fast. Well, we’ve got some great news:A lot of incredible short stories are actually available online, and you can read them for free right now. It’s the perfect way to spend a lunch break, the moments while dinner is in the oven, or your last few minutes before bedtime. Without further ado, here’s our list of great short stories you can read for free right now. Contemporary Short Stories These stories are by contemporary authors.If you’ve never read these authors before, their free short stories will give you a taste of their style before you commit to one of their longer works. “Girls, At Play” by Celeste Ng“Ghosts and Empties” by Lauren Groff“Alma” by Junot Díaz“The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees” by E. Classic Short Stories If you haven’t read these classic short stories, you’re missing out.

Free ebooks - Project Gutenberg 7 Lessons for Teachers from Dumbledore One of my favorite times of the day is when I settle in with my two young daughters for read-aloud time. For several years, we have been working our way through the Harry Potter series. I had read them all before, but it has been a delight to read them again with my girls, using as many voices as possible, and seeing the incredible story through their eyes. It has also shared many secrets about teaching and living with me on this second reading, especially when it comes to Dumbledore. "You do care," said Dumbledore. Calm Acceptance: No matter what Dumbledore is faced with, he calmly accepts this reality. "I don't mean to be rude -" he [Vernon] began, in a tone that threatened rudeness in every syllable. "- yet, sadly, accidental rudeness occurs alarmingly often," Dumbledore finished the sentence gravely. Kindness in the Face of Rudeness: The Dursleys (Harry’s relatives) are mean, spiteful and rude to Harry and Dumbledore. “Welcome to a new year at Hogwarts! Being Brave: It may be hard.

Of Moose and Men: Analyzing Canadian Humor Is the very concept of “Canadian humor” an oxymoron? As they say in Canada: possibly, or possibly not. Canada’s history lacks the violent frontier mythology that continues to fuel the folk hoax of rugged individualism so central to the American identity. Thus, a strong case can be made that life in unrestive, uncomplicated, unconfrontational Canada is altogether too relentlessly nice for humor to flourish. “Canadian humor”—does it even exist? Theory 1: There are actually funny Canadians alive today, but all nine of them moved to the U.S.A., and once they got here they renounced their Canadian cultural heritage, the way Mick Jagger renounced his English accent. Theory 2: A distinctive Canadian humor style never had a chance. Q: How do you get 26 Canadians out of a swimming pool? A: Yell, “Everybody out of the pool!” Satire also suits the shy Canadian temperament: you can savage your victim while masked in somebody else’s identity. ***Not aggressive?

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