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How to Write a News Article (with Downloadable Sample Articles) Edit Article Four Parts:Sample ArticlesPlanning Your ArticleWriting Your News ArticleProofing Your ArticleCommunity Q&A Writing a news article is different from writing other articles or informational pieces, because news articles present information in a specific way. Unit 5: Preparing to write Teachers can help learners get started by doing pre-writing tasks, and give them a structure for writing with writing models and frames. This video shows these approaches in action with a variety of written task types. It demonstrates how to motivate and support students to begin the writing process and how to help them structure and develop meaningful written texts. Parts 1 and 2 show two examples of teachers carry out pre-writing tasks with lower secondary level learners from Turkey and Argentina. Part 3 shows a teacher in the UK carrying out pre-writing tasks with a mixed nationality group of young adults preparing for IELTS exams.

How to Make Beta Reading Work for Us (Note: I just finished a brutal two-week revision under deadline, so rather than staying up until 4 a.m. (again), I’m recycling this guest post I wrote a couple of years ago for Anne R. Allen’s blog. Collaborative writing software online with Writeboard. Write, share, revise, compare. Hello, We launched Writeboard back in October of 2005 as a stand-alone service. A few years later we integrated Writeboards into Basecamp Classic and Backpack. Today, the vast majority of Writeboards are created inside those two products. As part of refocusing on Basecamp, we’ve decided to retire Writeboard.com.

20 Terrifying Two-Sentence Horror Stories. I Didn't Think It Was Possible Until #5... When The Hair On My Neck Stood Up March 5, 2014 Ever since I was a little kid I've loved sharing ghost stories around a campfire which is probably why I love watching horror movies. And every single time I finish watching one, well, a good one... I kick myself for not picking out a comedy instead. New Teachers: Inspire Your Students to Write, Write, Write Are you giving students permission to fire write (write like crazy)? If there is too much pressure to get it right on the first draft it can often freeze up writers—not just young writers, all of us. Share with them the golden rule of fire writing: Don’t stop to erase, just keep writing. The Internet Can Cultivate Writing. Good Writing. Image from LoadingArtist.com Almost anyone who cares about language and knows about or uses the Internet has been guilty at one time or another of demonizing the world wide web for its effects on the English language. “The Internet makes it easy for people, including professional writers, to publish writing publicly without editing.”

80 Free Amazing Bookmarks to Make {free printables} – Tip Junkie I just love a pretty bookmark to use when I’m reading a book. Here are 80 free tutorials on how to make bookmarks for free with these printable bookmark patterns which include coloring bookmarks, free printable bookmarks for kids, Harry Potter bookmarks, and homemade bookmarks with templates. These free bookmark tutorials include pictured step by step instructions as well as free printables you can quickly download to use now or later. These bookmarks would make great DIY gift ideas and party favors for a book themed birthday party.

teachingenglish.org What is a teacher and, particularly a teacher of English Language Learner, supposed to do to be effective and maintain his/her sanity? Here are four ways I try to do both: Peer Review

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