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These Viral Two Sentence Horror Stories Are Creepier Than Any Scary Movie Seven months ago, a Reddit user asked a simple question: "What is the best horror story you can come up with in two sentences?" The response was deafening and blood curdling, and the conversation is just starting to go viral. The terror contained in these stories is different than the gross-out horror most blockbusters go for. These stories showcase a more subtle, creepier kind of fear, the kind we only feel when something is just teetering on the threshold of threatening. The incredible inventiveness of these lines also vindicate Twitter-style writing, which many critics have claimed is simply too restrictive to allow users to express complex thoughts.

Falling Clouds Falling Clouds In this game you have to move words around to make a sentence. You can practice English grammar by rearranging words to make a complete sentence. The sentences get more complicated as you progess. Firestorm: The story of the bushfire at Dunalley Turn autoplay off Turn autoplay on Please activate cookies in order to turn autoplay off

British War Poetry-WWI Back to Modern History SourceBook Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967):"How to Die" Link to Collected Poems [At Columbia] Wilfred Owen (1893-1918):"Anthem for a Doomed Youth" Link to Collected Poems [At Toronto] Wilfred Owen: "Dulce et Decorum Est"Herbert Read (1893-1968): "The Happy Warrior"W.N.Hodgson (1893-1916): "Before Action"Wilfred Gibson (1878-1962) "Back"Link to Collected Poems [At Columbia] Philip Larkin (1922-1985): "MCMXIV" Link to Poems [At Hooked.net] Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967) "How to Die" Dark clouds are smouldering into red While down the craters morning burns. The dying soldier shifts his head To watch the glory that returns; He lifts his fingers toward the skies Where holy brightness breaks in flame; Radiance reflected in his eyes, And on his lips a whispered name.You'd think, to hear some people talk, That lads go West with sobs and curses, And sullen faces white as chalk, Hankering for wreaths and tombs and hearses. Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) "Anthem for a Doomed Youth"

The Lizzie Bennet Diaries Watch the Show – Follow the Story – Buy the DVD – Read the Book The Lizzie Bennet Diaries is the groundbreaking multiplatform adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. It became the first YouTube series to win a Primetime Emmy, receiving the 2013 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media-Original Interactive Program. The Lizzie Bennet Diaries reimagines Austen’s classic around a fictional vlog filmed in the bedroom of a 24 year-old grad student, living at home and burdened with a mountain of student debt. You can follow the complete story here. Be a better writer in 15 minutes: 4 TED-Ed lessons on grammar and word choice There’s no denying it — the English language can be mighty tricky. When writing a paper, a novel or even an e-mail, you might look at a sentence you just wrote and think, “Is that comma supposed to be there?” or “Is that really the best word to use?”

The Genre of Fairy Tales ~ Links to Learning ~Use these links to further explore the world of fairy tales. Elements of a Fairy Tale ChartA printable chart to use when looking for elements in stories Fairy Tale UnitLoads of great ideas!The treasure chest idea for introducing this genre is fabulous! Pemberley Digital Pemberley Digital has teamed up with PBS Digital Studios to bring you “Frankenstein M.D.,” a multiplatform web series adaptation of the classic novel Frankenstein. Inspired by brilliant British author Mary Shelley, the series reimagines the title character as Victoria Frankenstein, an obsessive, eccentric prodigy determined to prove herself in the male-dominated fields of science and medicine. “Frankenstein, M.D.” is the first scripted series for PBS Digital Studios and reimagines the title character as Victoria Frankenstein, played by Anna Lore. Victoria is a PhD/MD student focused on a career as a research scientist.

Teaching voice Learning outcomes Goal Students will develop effective voice by using sensory detail in their writing. Objective Students will analyze model sentences from literature to find sensory detail. Students will emulate model sentences to begin shaping their own voices.

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