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Martin Burrett

Descriptionari - 13 views

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    "A superb resource which lets users search for descriptions by keywords which have been submitted by other users. Wonderful for creative story writing."
Martin Burrett

Potion Instructional Writing - 20 views

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    "Editable example of instructional writing - Making a Learning Enhancing Potion"
Martin Burrett

Writing Sparks - 16 views

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    "A superb creative writing site to stimulate ideas for opinion pieces, news articles, stories or poems. There is a teachers area with whole class whiteboard resources, and a pupil area where your pupils can write their pieces and print."
pauljola

PEEL Paragraph Writing - Virtual ​Library - 26 views

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    website about PEEL paragraph writing
Paul Restivo

The power of simple words - Terin Izil | TED-Ed - 46 views

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    Long, fancy words designed to show off your intelligence and vocabulary are all very well, but they aren't always the best words. In this short, playful video Terin Izil explains why simple, punchy language is often the clearest way to convey a message.
Deborah Baillesderr

Hemingway - 5 views

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    "Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear. "
anonymous

College papers: Students hate writing them. Professors hate grading them. Let's stop as... - 69 views

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    "Nobody hates writing papers as much as college instructors hate grading papers (and no, having a robot do it is not the answer)."
Amy Burns

Rewordify.com: Understand what you read - 85 views

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    Rewordify takes a complex passage and rephrases it in simpler terms. Students can adjust Rewordify's settings to match their needs. For example, students can add words to a "skip list" and those words will not be changed when they appear in a passage. Students can also use Rewordify to simply highlight difficult words instead of having them replaced.
Roland Gesthuizen

William Shakespeare's Star Wars: exclusive excerpt - Boing Boing - 33 views

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    "William Shakespeare's Star Wars, by Ian Doescher, is a retelling of the movie as presented by the Bard of Avon. It's published by Quirk Books, which is known for its fun remixes of classics"
Roland Gesthuizen

Engineering the Perfect Poem by Using the Vocabulary of STEM - ReadWriteThink - 7 views

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    "Engineering is the "silent E" in STEM subject areas. While science, mathematics, and technology are often topics of content area lessons, engineering is often ignored. However, engineering is inclusive of all STEM subjects because engineers use science, mathematics, and technology to solve problems. Engineering careers are diverse, spanning many different technologies and disciplines, such as agricultural engineering, aerospace engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, and chemical engineering."
Roland Gesthuizen

Haiku Starter - ReadWriteThink - 5 views

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    "This graphic organizer provides students the opportunity to brainstorm words about a given topic, count and record the syllables, and draft a haiku. "
Michele Brown

PicLits.com - 58 views

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    Create a PicLit -  Inspired Picture Writing - creative writing site that matches beautiful images with carefully selected keywords in order to inspire you. The object is to put the right words in the right place and the right order to capture the essence, story, and meaning of the picture.
Carmen Muñoz

El blog para aprender inglés: Consejos para escribir bien en inglés - 12 views

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    Llegar a escribir bien en inglés es tan difícil como llegar a pensar en inglés.En este blog nos dan consejos para conseguirlo y que podemos sugerir a nuestros alumnos
Rob Belprez

High School ELA Lesson Support by Lexiconic Education Resources - 15 views

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    This is a perfect collection of English lessons and resources for most High School Level classes.  It has all the traditional assignments, stories, skills, terms, and samples to pull from.
Mrs. Lail2

How Self-Expression Damaged My Students - Robert Pondiscio - The Atlantic - 47 views

  • But good writers don't just do stuff. They know stuff. They have knowledge of the world that enlivens their prose and provides the ability to create examples and analogies. They have big vocabularies and solid command of the conventions of language and grammar. And if this is not explicitly taught, it will rarely develop by osmosis among children who do not grow up in language-rich homes.
  • But good writers don't just do stuff. They know stuff. They have knowledge of the world that enlivens their prose and provides the ability to create examples and analogies. They have big vocabularies and solid command of the conventions of language and grammar. And if this is not explicitly taught, it will rarely develop by osmosis among children who do not grow up in language-rich homes.
  • But good writers don't just do stuff. They know stuff. They have knowledge of the world that enlivens their prose and provides the ability to create examples and analogies. They have big vocabularies and solid command of the conventions of language and grammar. And if this is not explicitly taught, it will rarely develop by osmosis among children who do not grow up in language-rich homes.
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  • But good writers don't just do stuff. They know stuff. They have knowledge of the world that enlivens their prose and provides the ability to create examples and analogies. They have big vocabularies and solid command of the conventions of language and grammar. And if this is not explicitly taught, it will rarely develop by osmosis among children who do not grow up in language-rich homes.
  • But good writers don't just do stuff. They know stuff. They have knowledge of the world that enlivens their prose and provides the ability to create examples and analogies. They have big vocabularies and solid command of the conventions of language and grammar. And if this is not explicitly taught, it will rarely develop by osmosis among children who do not grow up in language-rich homes.
  • But good writers don't just do stuff. They know stuff. They have knowledge of the world that enlivens their prose and provides the ability to create examples and analogies. They have big vocabularies and solid command of the conventions of language and grammar. And if this is not explicitly taught, it will rarely develop by osmosis among children who do not grow up in language-rich homes.
  • But good writers don't just do stuff. They know stuff. They have knowledge of the world that enlivens their prose and provides the ability to create examples and analogies. They have big vocabularies and solid command of the conventions of language and grammar. And if this is not explicitly taught, it will rarely develop by osmosis among children who do not grow up in language-rich homes.
  • But good writers don't just do stuff. They know stuff. They have knowledge of the world that enlivens their prose and provides the ability to create examples and analogies. They have big vocabularies and solid command of the conventions of language and grammar. And if this is not explicitly taught, it will rarely develop by osmosis among children who do not grow up in language-rich homes.
  • But good writers don't just do stuff. They know stuff. They have knowledge of the world that enlivens their prose and provides the ability to create examples and analogies. They have big vocabularies and solid command of the conventions of language and grammar. And if this is not explicitly taught, it will rarely develop by osmosis among children who do not grow up in language-rich homes.
  • But good writers don't just do stuff. They know stuff. They have knowledge of the world that enlivens their prose and provides the ability to create examples and analogies. They have big vocabularies and solid command of the conventions of language and grammar. And if this is not explicitly taught, it will rarely develop by osmosis among children who do not grow up in language-rich homes.
anonymous

ABCya! Word Clouds for Kids! - 12 views

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    ABCya.com word clouds for kids! A word cloud is a graphical representation of word frequency. Type or paste text into the box below and press the arrow button to view the word cloud generated. The appearance of a word cloud can be altered using the graphical buttons above the cloud. It is also easy to save and/or print the cloud by simply pressing a button.
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    These Word clouds are easy to use for vocabulary. No account needed. Can be saved as jpegs.
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