Drivers in San Diego love to gripe about congested freeways, how LA-style gridlock has crept south through Orange County to slow commutes straggling through the tawny, militarized foothills of Camp Pendleton south to the smoke-clogged morass of the U.S./Mexico border. 1,142 more words
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I posted this back in August, when I first created this video, but it’s awesome enough to re-post, I think.
All the handouts shown in this video can be found right here on English Emporium. 48 more words
“She generally gave herself very good advice,” Lewis Carroll said of Alice in Wonderland, “though she very seldom followed it.”
The best advice I gave myself when I began the long, winding, and shockingly potholed road to publication three years ago was to seek the advice of successful writers. 293 more words
Teaching the six traits of good writing to seventh graders is a challenging feat. For one thing, some of my students are still fairly concrete-operational learners. 265 more words
Probably because my mother and grandmother read to me, I have always loved the written word. From my first primer when I read Tip and Mitten with exciting words like “Look”, “See”, and “Come” I was a goner. 425 more words