The Evolution of the Alphabet: A Colorful Flowchart, Covering 3,800 Years, Takes You From Ancient Egypt to Today. No matter our native language, we all have to learn a writing system.
And whichever language we learn, its writing system had to come from somewhere. StoryMapJS. Can I help you with anything? This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film which was created for Kindness.org, a charity that encourages people to take part in acts of kindness and share them online.
In the lesson students predict the content of a short film, watch a short film, speak about the short film and kindness, and perform a roleplay. Support Film English Film English remains free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain. If you find any joy or value in it, please consider supporting Film English with a monthly subscription, or by contributing a one-off payment. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2) Learner type: All ages Time: 90 minutes Activity: Watching a short film, speaking and writing.
Short Stories. Literary Periods Timeline. Yes, You Can Do Workshop in an AP English Class. I sat listening to Donalyn Miller the author of The Book Whisperer talk about how she gets her students to read an average of 60 books a year.
She talked about student choice in selecting books. She talked about reading herself in order to match books with kids. She talked about creating readers and not just teaching reading. 11 Novel Activities for Any Piece of Literature. Teachers Guide to The Use of Technology in Teaching Writing. January 31, 2016 When it comes to enhancing students writing skills, technology can play a decisive role.
In his celebrated work “The Digital Writing Workshop’, author Troy Hicks explains in details how you can integrate technology in your writing instruction to help students become good writers. One key concept in this discussion is viewing writing as a process instead of an end product.
Night Zookeeper - Inspire kids to write, read and create! Using Movie Trailers To Teach Persuasion. The First and Final Frames of Famous Films Can Teach Us a Lot about Good Filmmaking. A single frame is rarely more important than all of the others in a film, but the first and last can leave one hell of an impression.
In a brand new juxtapositional supercut from Jacob T. Swinney, the prolific video-essayist took 55 contemporary films and sandwiched the first and last few seconds of each against one another. Persuasive Writing: Holiday Vs Holiday. Photos by Bartfields and Nathamanath Here come the holidays!
How can we use the upcoming festivities to enhance students’ thinking? Let’s write a persuasive essay about one holiday from the point of view of another holiday’s “mascot.” Halloween: Characters Dressed As Characters. Want to see a kindergarten implementation of this?
Check out the Not Just Child’s Play site. Don’t ask how I ended up at this Disney Pin Trading site featuring Disney characters dressed up like other Disney characters, but it inspired a Halloween-themed character analysis activity. Characters from film or literature dress up like other characters based on some parallel such as: conflict, trait, accomplishment, etc. Examples Brian from Hatchet would dress up like Batman, because Batman faces his fear of bats just as Brian faces his fears in the Canadian wilderness.Luke Skywalker would dress up like Frodo Baggins, because both rise from nobodies to become unexpected heroes.Wolverine could wear a Han Solo costume, since both are good guys who aren’t afraid to break the rules. Language Arts. The Laramie Project Study Guide - Moisés Kaufman. Act 1 The Laramie Project begins with a section titled “Moment.”
It is in this brief segment (which is repeated throughout the play) that the members of Tectonic Theater Project read entries from the journals they have kept during their interviews with the people of Laramie.
For a presentation on this topic, go to Literature Ladders: Linking Books and Internet Resources. This web project will help you make the connection between theory and practice by exploring some online resources related to literacy, themes, literature circles, technology, and learning. Literacy Across the Curriculum for Today and Tomorrow. Explore issues and ideas related to literacy in today's world. Themes and Literature Circles. Collaborative and Interactive Projects. Literature-based WebQuests. Newberys & the Net. Caldecott Connections. Fun with Favorites. Electronic Books and Online Reading. Graphic Novels. Literature Learning Ladders. WebQuests provide an authentic, technology-rich environment for problem solving, information processing, and collaboration.
This inquiry-based approach to learning involves students in tasks that make good use of Internet-based resources. A literature-based WebQuest uses a book(s) as a focal point for activities. Tasks might involve the theme, characters, plot, or setting of the book. Bernie Dodge developed the WebQuest concept back in the mid 1990s. To learn more about WebQuests, check out his website at WebQuest.org. Bitesize KS2 - english - Deduction. Story - Home. K I D S I N C O Free Playscripts for Kids! - why use playscripts in school or in the classroom? K I D S I N C O presents….