Simple checklist for evaluation of websites - digital literacy A little ahead time I put these up here just to get you acquainted with them. During week 10 we will work with digital literacy and the checklist below. We will also do certain parts of Skolverket's exercises about digital literacy as well as their self-assessment. If you want to, have a closer look at it already.. Self-assessment from Skolverket:
Differences in American and British English grammar - article By Kerry Maxwell and Lindsay Clandfield An article by Kerry Maxwell and Lindsay Clandfield on recognizing grammatical differences between American and British English. Introduction Speakers of American English generally use the present perfect tense (have/has + past participle) far less than speakers of British English.
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More Free Graphic Organizers for Teaching Writing More Free Graphic Organizers for Teaching Writing Introduction The free graphic organizers that I offer on this page come from the collection of 50 More WRITERizers, the successor of 50 WRITERizers, which has generated loads of interest over the last couple of years—thanks to you and our colleagues. I truly believe that this newer collection breaks completely new ground. I just simply haven’t seen anything ANYWHERE that is anything like what you are about to see here. Position of Adverbs in English Sentences Adverb of Manner (e.g.: slowly, carefully, awfully) These adverbs are put behind the direct object (or behind the verb if there's no direct object). Exercise on adverbs of manner Adverbs of Place (e.g.: here, there, behind, above)
15 top tips for increasing your range of vocabulary! 15 top tips for increasing your range of vocabulary! Vocabulary is a key part of learning a new language. But what’s the best way to pick up new words and remember them? US State Department Creates Illustrations Depicting Differences Between British And American English People in America and the UK both speak English, and while most words remain the same there are a few differences that could potentially create a misunderstanding. To help English speakers from all over the world better communicate, the US State Department created these useful illustrations that highlight key differences between British and American English. English originated as early as the mid-5th century, and has since been brought to a number of countries.
Pathfinders This guide is designed for anyone who is looking for the origin of words and/or phrases, also called etymology (these terms will be used interchangeably in this pathfinder). Both print-based and Web-based sources are included. Internet Sources | Searching for Etymology | Print Resources Teaching Opinion, Informative & Narrative Writing Types Free Posters and Infographic: Teaching the Three Types of Writing The Common Core State Standards require that students know three main types of writing: opinion/argumentative, informative/explanatory and narrative. What are these types of writing and how can you explain them to students? Our classroom posters help you break it down by comparing the three types to the work of reporters, storytellers and debaters. Share them with your students today.