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Find the Right Words - Words To Use

Can't think of the right word? Here you'll find subjects divided by parts of speech so that you can simply browse words to describe products, colors, sex, birthday greetings, card messages, and so much more.
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Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature | Collections | Library of Congress

Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature | Collections | Library of Congress | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
Listen to audio-recorded readings of former Consultants in Poetry Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks and Robert Frost; Nobel Laureates Mario Vargas Llosa and Czeslaw Milosz, and renowned writers such as Ray Bradbury, Margaret Atwood, and Kurt Vonnegut read from their work at the Library of Congress. The Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature at the Library of Congress dates back to 1943, when Allen Tate ...
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Introduction to Literary Theory: Major Critics and Movements - Video & Lesson Transcript | Study.com

Introduction to Literary Theory:  Major Critics and Movements - Video & Lesson Transcript | Study.com | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
When you hear the word 'theory,' your mind probably darts to the sciences - the theory of relativity, the theory of gravity, etc. Did you know that...
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wind of flowers. Poems by Neil Creighton: General

wind of flowers. Poems by Neil Creighton: General | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
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Study break | LearnEnglishTeens

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Texts at 3 different reading levels

 

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105 Of The Most Powerful Images Ever | UnMotivating

105 Of The Most Powerful Images Ever | UnMotivating | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
Billions of photos are taken each day around the world but not all are created equal. It's been said a picture is worth a thousand words, but some pictures can
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After the bomb: photographs show Japan’s rebirth from the rubble

After the bomb: photographs show Japan’s rebirth from the rubble | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
Sean O’Hagan: The second world war left Japan scarred and broken. A new exhibition charts its recovery in the decades after Hiroshima, as street urchins gave way to student protests and modernity
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wwwatanabe: Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with Diigo--Part 3

wwwatanabe: Close Read Complex Text, and Annotate with Diigo--Part 3 | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
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Do You Think These People Were Created Equal After Seeing These Photos?

Do You Think These People Were Created Equal After Seeing These Photos? | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
These photos of different people are striking.
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Teaching Literary Analysis

Teaching Literary Analysis | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
Guide students through the five steps of understanding and writing literary analysis: choosing and focusing a topic, gathering, presenting and analyzing textual evidence, and concluding.
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What do you discover?

2015 HSC Area of Study: Discovery
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Fantastic way of introducing students into higher order thinking

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Ashton Kutcher speech uses Steve Jobs Structure

Ashton Kutcher speech uses Steve Jobs Structure | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
Ashton Kutcher speech uses Chunk Structure to make it memorable so it gets repeated. It worked for Steve Jobs and it can work for you.
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Pyramid Reading - Home

Pyramid Reading - Home | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
Pyramid Reading offers a comprehensive plan for teaching reading and literacy skills in an English / Language Arts class.
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Ten Poems I Love to Teach by Eric Selinger

Ten Poems I Love to Teach by  Eric  Selinger | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
Surefire poetry hits for the classroom and beyond.
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Meanjin · Literacy in Australia · Poetry

Meanjin · Literacy in Australia · Poetry | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
Subscribe to Meanjin online now! Meanjin is one of the most famous literary magazine in Australia. It was founded in Brisbane by Clem Christesen in 1940 and moved to Melbourne in 1945.
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Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants?

Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants? | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
Surely any person going to work outside their country is an expatriate? But no, the word exclusively applies to white people
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Find the Right Words - Words To Use

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Marking: minimum effort for maximum pleasure

Marking: minimum effort for maximum pleasure | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
                                                 This is my eighth year as a secondary English teacher. I teach a full timetable of lessons and it would be a fair estimate to say that I spend, on a...
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Free Technology for Teachers: A Video Guide to Common Fallacies

Free Technology for Teachers: A Video Guide to Common Fallacies | English Text Resources | Scoop.it
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