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11 Laws of Great Storytelling

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Jeffrey Hirschberg found out there are 11 Laws of Great Storytelling – trends that exist in many of the most memorable stories of all time.

 

“While it is impossible to have a foolproof formula, I have learned certain principles dramatically increase the probability of your story achieving a modicum of greatness.”

 

Throughout my years of screenwriting I have read and analyzed thousands of scripts from writers of all levels, including screenplays from my students at Buffalo State College, Cornell University, Syracuse University’s Newhouse School, and R.I.T.’s School of Film and Animation. Here is what I discovered during this time:


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CristinaSkyBox: EAP

CristinaSkyBox: EAP | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

List of links to English for Acacdemic Purposes sites


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Go online: getting your students to use Internet resources (IATEFL 2012)

Go online: getting your students to use Internet resources (IATEFL 2012) | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

A rigorous analysis of the whys and wherefores of using internet resources with students from Sandy Millin


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...already using it!

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Railsea: Limited Signed Slipcased Edition (Hardback)

Railsea: Limited Signed Slipcased Edition (Hardback) | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
From three time Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning author Mieville comes this strictly limited signed slipcased edition exclusive to The Book Depository. Only 500 copies available so please order now!
Ok, this is not really just for teaching. I am a big fan of his work!
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Media and Technology Resources for Educators | Common Sense Media

Media and Technology Resources for Educators | Common Sense Media | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Resources for using media in the classroom.
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ACMI Generator

A creative studio space to explore storytelling and the moving image. Download free video, images and sound and upload your own media. Create your own storyboards and share them online.
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Writing SPEECH BUBBLES for Wordless Books

Writing SPEECH BUBBLES for Wordless Books | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
TEACHING IDEA for adding speech bubbles to wordless books #kidlit http://t.co/pWHbRlHB...
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British Library - Press and Policy Centre - The British Library releases the first ever audio CD of Shakespeare spoken in the original pronunciation

British Library - Press and Policy Centre - The British Library releases the first ever audio CD of Shakespeare spoken in the original pronunciation | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
‘Speak the speech, I pray you, as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue’- Hamlet, Act 3The British Library is today releasing a new audio CD, Shakespeare’s original pronunciation, featuring speeches and scenes performed as Shakespeare...
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Dead Authors on Twitter

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A look at the best feeds by scribes who've passed on, from Shakespeare to Chaucer to Flannery O'Connor...
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English Teacher Rethinks Grammar Lessons -- With an App

English Teacher Rethinks Grammar Lessons -- With an App | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
A high school English teacher developed an app in his spare time that takes a new, red-ink free approach to grammar lessons.
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The Power of Simple Words, Animated

The Power of Simple Words, Animated | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Getting from "no coordinates exist like one's domicile" to "there's no place like home." "Use the right word, not its second cousin," Mar...
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VOKLE. - Host Your Own Online Talkshow

VOKLE. - Host Your Own Online Talkshow | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Host your own online talkshow and take live video questions from around the world for free! Share a dialogue.
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No words: using sound and images in class

No words: using sound and images in class | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

Mike Harrison uses images and words to stir students' imaginations and get them talking


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Blooms-quicksheets

Nice resources from Andrew Churches.


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Sam Sacks on Frank Kermode | Open Letters Monthly - an Arts and Literature Review

Sam Sacks on Frank Kermode | Open Letters Monthly - an Arts and Literature Review | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Frank Kermode consumed all of the tumultuous 20th century's literary theories without being consumed by them. A look at the work of this wisest of secular clerics.
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Free Media Library | ACMI Generator

Free Media Library | ACMI Generator | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
A creative studio space to explore storytelling and the moving image. Download free video, images and sound and upload your own media. Create your own storyboards and share them online.
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Education Update:Improving Student Writing Through Formative Assessments:Improving Student Writing Through Formative Assessments

Education Update:Improving Student Writing Through Formative Assessments:Improving Student Writing Through Formative Assessments | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Video

A secondary school revision resource for GCSE English Literature about the themes in John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men...
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The Best Fun Videos About Books & Reading | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

The Best Fun Videos About Books & Reading | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Some good videos to share with students during English lessons.
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How to Talk to Shakespeare, H.G. Wells, and Emily Dickinson

How to Talk to Shakespeare, H.G. Wells, and Emily Dickinson | Edumathingy | Scoop.it
Understanding the literary world's recent obsession with communing with dead authors...
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fridge magnet poetry, poems, magnets

Chill out at The Pixie Pit, just make yourself comfortable on a toadstool and watch the fairies..they have fridge magnet poetry!.

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Free Technology for Teachers: What Did Shakespeare Really Sound Like?

Free Technology for Teachers: What Did Shakespeare Really Sound Like? | Edumathingy | Scoop.it

British Library project on the pronunciation of Shakespearean English.

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