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Magical Recap: The Harry Potter Saga in 5 Minutes

Magical Recap: The Harry Potter Saga in 5 Minutes
Magical Recap: The Harry Potter Saga in 5 Minutes RELATED TOPICS: Arts & Entertainment TIME's Gilbert Cruz gives a down and dirty rundown of the seven Harry Potter movies leading up to the final chapter, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 RELATED Magical Recap: The Harry Potter Saga in 5 Minutes More Video Video by Topic Popular Topics Video Series See All Video Topics » Similar Videos for: Magical Recap: The Harry Potter Saga in 5 Minutes  Sign In Not a memeber? Email address or Password is incorrect Forgot Password? Want the Full Story?

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For ESL English Language Learners Christopher Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has little understanding of human emotions. Although gifted with a superbly logical brain, at fifteen, Christopher's carefully constructed world falls apart when he finds his neighbor's dog, Wellington, impaled on a garden fork, and he is initially blamed for the killing. Christopher decides that he will track down the real killer and turns to his favorite fictional character, Sherlock Holmes, for inspiration.

This “Guess What I did on my Summer Vacation” drawing idea is a great first-day icebreaker Title – Drawing your Summer Vacation By – Allie Ray Primary Subject – Art Secondary Subject – Grade Level – K-5 Note: This is a twist to the “What I did on my Summer Vacation” lesson for the first day of school. It is a great icebreaker in any class. Procedure: When the students walk in, give them a blank piece of paper.

Socialising 4: Active listening Perhaps the most important skill connected with socialising is to ‘shut up and listen’. In practice, it can be very difficult to resist the temptation to turn every conversation into a conversation about what we consider the most interesting thing in the world, i.e. ourselves. The most skilful active listeners include nurses, social workers, psychotherapists and counsellors, so this lesson focuses especially on the techniques studied and used by these professionals.

Experimenting with English (Part 2) – Activities for learners to do outside the classroom [26 and counting!] In my blog post Experimenting with English: scaffolding learner autonomy, I discussed how I approached helping my learners to use English outside the classroom, drawing on learner autonomy theory and methodology (e.g. Benson, 2011; Oxford, 2003; Smith 2003). Central to that project, alongside the very important element of discussion, was a handout I created for my learners. Here is a screenshot of a sample page, taken from the listening section: Sample page from my Experimenting with English activities handout, listening section. As you can see, the handout consists of a series of activities for learners to try, with space for them to record when they tried it and what they thought of it.

For ESL English Language Learners "The story starts out simply enough: Jess Aarons wants to be the fastest boy in the fifth grade--he wants it so bad he can taste it. He's been practicing all summer, running in the fields around his farmhouse until he collapses in a sweat. Then a tomboy named Leslie Burke moves into the farmhouse next door and changes his life forever. Listening Listening Lessons Dogs, Dogs, Dogs - Idioms and phrases using the word 'Dog'. Get the phone! - A listening exercise. Listen to the phone conversation and then answer the questions. Listening Exercise: The Birthday Party - A listening exercise.

Recipes for the EFL classroom Not sure what to do with a listening text coming up soon in the unit? Don’t like the comprehension questions in the book? Want some ideas to liven it up? Pre-listening For ESL English Language Learners What is most notable about this funny, touching, memorable novel is the resounding accuracy with which the author captures the voice of a boy on the brink of adulthood. Charlie is a freshman. And while's he's not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. He's a wallflower--shy and introspective, and intelligent.

Cover to Cover: Comparing Books to Movies ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us. If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. 5 fun ways to use a Dictogloss Listening is important. Collaboration is important. Writing is important. Dictoglosses combine all of these these things to keep students' brains working in a foreign language. What is a dictogloss?

Classroom Materials Lesson plans and activities for all key stages, built around Poetry Archive recordings and offering lively, engaging ways of working with poetry at all Key Stages. Granny Is - teaching ideas on Valerie Bloom, Michael Rosen and others. I, Too - lessons on this famous poem and many more past and present.

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