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Reading: Figurative language

The poem I wil present in class is called 'Brown Penny' by Wlliam Butler Yeats and I think it has some elements of the figurative language *obviosly* :D, for example in te poem the author speaks with a penny (symbolims) also ...
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Using Prezi to Teach Figurative Language to Your Students - HoJos ...

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I wanted to share some technology and resources that I use to help teach figurative language with my ELL kids. This lesson was geared toward 4th and 5th graders, but they have only been in the United States for a year or ...
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How To Write Fiction Without The Fuss: sentence structure and ...

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Welcome to Part Fourteen of our popular series. This week, novelist and publisher Lucy McCarraher looks at how to structure sentences and handle punctuation - essential in all good writing.
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Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach: Middle School Spelling

Middle School Teacher to Literacy Coach: Middle School Spelling | Grammar Ideas | Scoop.it

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Elania Garrett's curator insight, August 1, 2013 1:48 PM

Thoughtful new approach for the classroom!

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Grammar Ninja


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Elania Garrett's curator insight, August 1, 2013 2:14 PM

An interactive way to learn grammar with varying skill levels. Early Middle learners.

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Daily Grammar Archive - Comprehensive archive of all of our grammar lessons and quizzes

This archive contains links to all of our free grammar lessons and quizzes.  Daily Grammar consists of 440 lessons and 88 quizzes.  Lessons 1-90 cover the eight parts of speech, which are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions,...

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Elania Garrett's comment, August 1, 2013 4:56 PM
Excellent free resource that offers an archive of 440 +free grammar lessons & quizzes. Meets majority of Common Core English Language arts for Grades 6-8.
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Swan Tower - Writing Fight Scenes: Sentence Structure

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08:56 pm - Writing Fight Scenes: Sentence Structure. Previous Entry · Add to Memories Share Next Entry. [This is a post in my series on how to write fight scenes. Other installments may be found under the tag.] Step up one ...
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Figurative Language - Simile, Metaphor or Personification? - ProProfs

ProProfs Quiz Maker - Read the statement and identify whether it is an example of a simile, metaphor or personification.
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Figurative Language B - ProProfs

ProProfs Quiz Maker - Standard R.6.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact o...
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5 Parallelism Problems in Sentence Structure

It's easy to produce a faultily constructed sentence by neglecting to install all the necessary parts. Each of the sentences below lacks a small but essential component that helps render the statement sturdy and structurally ...
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Middle School SOL English

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Quizzes and lessons in grammar from a middle school English class


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Every Punctuation Mark Matters: A Minilesson on Semicolons - ReadWriteThink

Every Punctuation Mark Matters: A Minilesson on Semicolons - ReadWriteThink | Grammar Ideas | Scoop.it
Students analyze stylistic choices and grammar use in authentic writing, focusing on the use of the semicolon in Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail."

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Elania Garrett's curator insight, August 1, 2013 2:28 PM

Excellent resource complete with instructional plans, additioanl resources, and best of all, it's already been aligned with Common Core Standards!

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middle school grammar

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15 Grammar Goofs infographic

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Elania Garrett's comment, August 1, 2013 5:03 PM
Very engaging infographic for your students!
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The Value of Proofreading: The World’s Most Expensive Typos

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When you think of typos, you think of grammar and poor middle school grades. It’s hard to imagine that in this day and age a typo of any serious consequence can make it through the cracks, with spell-check being an automatic feature in most email services and office software.

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Bovee & Thill's Online Business Communication Magazines's curator insight, April 28, 2013 11:09 AM

The typo, it seems, will likely never go away completely because its very existence is a reflection of the human element in everyday life. It usually also seems like the consequences of some of these more influential typos result in some people winning some people losing.


Is it karma or luck? Here are some of the more expensive and prominently featured typos and errors in the last decade or so.

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6th Grade English with Mr. T: Sentence Structure Review

Play Sentence Structure Jeopardy! In this game, members of your table group will compete against one another by answering questions of different difficulties. The tougher the question, the more points you or your team will ...
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