Writers don’t necessarily read like other people. Many of us notice little things—plot devices, grammar errors, characterization flaws—that other readers don’t, and they bug us, because we’ve sensitized ourselves to what good writing reads like. 548 more words
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I came across this very moving poem on Twitter.
Young poet, Jason Fotso, who is now a freshman at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, constructed a poem, Last Words, out of the letters that make up the words said by Eric Garner as he struggled with police in an arrest that was filmed by a bystander with a cell phone. 14 more words
This document will help you to answer the last evaluating language and conclusion question as well as the final question on both passages which is worth 5 marks. evaluating language and comparison
Wow! It’s been over a year since Chris Lehman (@ichrislehman) and Kate Roberts(@TeachKate) published Falling in Love with Close Reading. There have been Twitter chats, presentations, Twitter book study chats, PD sessions and much continued conversation about the many facets of close reading. 295 more words