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Mrs. Jones - Free Sing Along Songs We sing several songs to familiar tunes as part of our daily routine. Singing is a favorite part of our day! We like to stand up so we can freely make movements or clap while we sing. When we sing and make the sound of the letter we are studying, we have fun thinking of words we can include to make new verses and how we are going to "act out" or "make motions with our hands or bodies" to "visually explain" key words.

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Verb Tenses in English - ESL Overview In English grammar, verb tenses or forms indicate the moment when something happens, such as the past, present, or future. These three primary forms can be subdivided further to add detail and specificity, such as whether the action is ongoing or to describe the order in which events occurred. For example, the present simple verb tense concerns actions that happen every day, while the past simple verb tense refers to something that happens in the past. In all, there are 13 tenses. Verb Tense Chart

Creative Writing These OWL resources will help you with the basics of creative writing. This section includes resources on writing poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. Fiction Writing Basics The Popul Vuh, by Lewis Spence Sacred-texts Native American Excerpt from: The Mythic and Heroic Sagas of the Kichés of Central America By Lewis Spence ALL the touch-typing tutors! Freeware, shareware, online, direct links to download. Amusing, yet multifunctional touch-typing tutor with support for several layouts: QWERTY (US, UK, ...), Dvorak, AZERTY etc. ONLY in Stamina besides the traditional finger positioning on the keyboard are you offered an ALTERNATIVE method (to reduce hand stress)! After having gone through the fire, water and the course, you will be able to swiftly type away long emails (spam), efficiently misbehave in chat rooms, ICQ and so on without ever looking at the keyboard. The benefits are obvious! Intimate details: work with lessons and text (5 modes), a lesson editor, statistics, progress graphs, virtual keyboard (can be hidden), super MP3 sounds and music, a playlist, support for several users, user-friendly thought out interface, detailed help with a logic game, + a small elephant pile of pleasant tidbits. The program is perfect for novice as well as advanced users.

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