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Make-or-Break Verbs - NYTimes.com

Make-or-Break Verbs - NYTimes.com | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it

Fun with verbs. 

 

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- By CONSTANCE HALE





Without verbs, words would simply cluster together in suspended animation.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Vifinition - Videos Defining Words

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'This Is the Time for Poetry': A Conversation With Alice Walker

'This Is the Time for Poetry': A Conversation With Alice Walker | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
The Pulitzer-winning author discusses the role of literature in moments of upheaval, the importance of women's rights, and more.
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National Poetry Month- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More

National Poetry Month- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
A resource from the Academy of American Poets with thousands of poems, essays, biographies, weekly features, and poems for love and every occasion...
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Shakespeare Language Lesson Plan: Teaching Strategies for Understanding Shakespeare

Don't give your students any excuse to fall asleep in class! Teach them how to understand Shakespeare by gaining a firm understanding of the language used in the famous Bard's plays. (Are your students having a hard time understanding Shakespeare?
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Recommended Reading Lists

Recommended Reading Lists | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
Looking for recommended reading lists by grade? We have a great list of books for you here!
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Teachers Debate Value of 'Close Reading'

Teachers Debate Value of 'Close Reading' | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
Veteran Education Week reporters Catherine Gewertz and Erik Robelen bring you news and analysis of issues at the core of classroom learning.
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English Companion Ning - Where English teachers go to help each other

English Companion Ning - Where English teachers go to help each other | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
A place to ask questions and get help. A community dedicated to helping you enjoy your work. A cafe without walls or coffee: just friends.
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Young Adult Literature and Research

Young Adult Literature and Research | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it

Remember that there is not much difference between children's literature and YA literature as a classification. If you can't find what you are looking for below, check out the Children's literature or travel to the link for teachers and/or graduate research

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100 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month | Self Made Scholar - Free Self Education Classes Online

100 Ways to Celebrate National Poetry Month | Self Made Scholar - Free Self Education Classes Online | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
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Free Technology for Teachers: What Did Shakespeare Really Sound Like?

Free Technology for Teachers: What Did Shakespeare Really Sound Like? | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
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English Teacher Rethinks Grammar Lessons -- With an App

English Teacher Rethinks Grammar Lessons -- With an App | English Articles and Resources | 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 Sentence as a Miniature Narrative

The Sentence as a Miniature Narrative | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
For a sentence to be a sentence we need a What and a So What.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Words of the World - The Origins of Words

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I'm interested to see how #english teachers might use this site. How Cowbird Transforms Storytelling on the Web http://t.co/ryGCvtNZ

I'm interested to see how #english teachers might use this site.
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Fiction Is Not Fluff - Salon (blog)

Fiction Is Not Fluff - Salon (blog) | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
Fiction Is Not FluffSalon (blog)This ratio applies to the curriculum across the subjects, but English teachers are trying to squeeze more nonfiction in their courses. After all, they will be judged on their students' performance on tests.
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Brainstorming Doesn’t Really Work

Brainstorming Doesn’t Really Work | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925 (Debate and random encounters with new ideas can produce more creativity than old fashioned...
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It's All an Allusion: Identifying Allusions, in Literature and in Life

It's All an Allusion: Identifying Allusions, in Literature and in Life | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
Lesson | What is an allusion? In this lesson, students read an essay about allusions in literature, take a quiz in which they identify allusions, then choose from a variety of activities to go deeper.
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How to Undress a Victorian Lady in Your Next Historical Romance

How to Undress a Victorian Lady in Your Next Historical Romance | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
Romance novelists gathered at a seminar to learn how to dress—and undress—heroines in their books.
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Writing in the 21st Century

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NCTE News and resources related to 21st Century Literacies for the media...
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Language Arts - FREE Teaching and Learning Resources

Language Arts - FREE Teaching and Learning Resources | English Articles and Resources | Scoop.it
Literature, writers, online professional development to help all children learn to read.
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