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I have no doubt… The truth is… It will be clearly seen…I fail to agree… I am convinced that … I believe you should know that… I agree wholeheartedly…I strongly oppose… I find it offensive…It would be a disservice… I fail to agree… it stands to reason…it goes without saying… speaks for itself…apparently... boldly...
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In Resonate, Nancy introduces a concept I’ve seen time and time again in hundreds and hundreds of films, plays, and books over the years and yet still did not recognize or have a name for: the hero’s journey. Based on the psychology of Carl Jung and the mythology research of Joseph Campbell, the hero’s journey reveals the basic structure of numerous stories, myths, and movies.
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Great Gatsby Jazz Age Lifestyle Lesson – Easy & Fun Full-Class Period Activity
Chart the monthly expenses of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald with this compelling lesson that gives students a peek into the famous couple's lavish, over-the-top lifestyle. A great lesson to use with any Fitzgerald novel or study of the Roaring Twenties. Features an actual household budget sheet from Fitzgerald's private papers. Cool stuff.
Write Like a Professional – Tips & Tricks to Quickly Improve Teen Writing
Help your students immediately improve their writing with these easy-to-apply tips that will instantly add complexity and sparkle to their sentences. This slick Prezi will grab every eye in the room. Amazing examples from legendary writers will also help your students "see" the techniques in action. Appropriate for both middle school and high school students.
This assignment is the perfect alternative to a pencil/paper test to conclude your poetry unit!Students put together a poetry packet that include...
This is a cool middle school writing lesson about fortune...misfortune?
Common Core Fiction/Non-Fiction Reading Graphic Organizers Grades 6, 7, 8
Common Core State Standards ELA Fiction & Non-Fiction Reading Graphic Organizers for grades 6, 7, 8. (Over 40 handouts covering all of the standards; priced.)
$ Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening PowerPoint. Slides analyze the poem by Robert Frost. Poetry analysis and writing activity. Includes slides...
This is a fabulous free product! Your students will write beautiful descriptive paragraphs with ease!
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SO many easy tricks to use with your SMART board!!!!!