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A few years ago, Sheila Ortega was scrubbing floors at a local grocery store, a high-school dropout with no clear path out of poverty. Today Ms.
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The second step in grammar review that I attempt with my students is teaching them how those parts of speech are represented in sentences. This takes a good deal of practice and, although I teach beyond the basics, the most important parts of a sentence, in order for student’s to implement grammar as a strategy, are subjects, objects, complements, and dependent phrases. 1,266 more words
We’ll be the first to admit that boozing it up any day of the week is our favourite activity. But there’s a little somethin’ somethin’ about winning free tickets that makes slurping down our morning coffee (with a kick of Kahlua) THAT much better. 154 more words
World Cup fever didn’t last long in our house this time as a result of England’s disappointing performance, but as a postscript to the event, here is some detail on why football is considered too “non-Steiner” to be encouraged in the schools. 702 more words