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[Mentor Text Monday] Word After Word After Word

For the last few months I have watched teachers and leaders truly see the value in mentor texts.  Until you are exposed to the purpose and value of mentor texts, the phrase has no meaning.   562 more words


Funny Muffin Friday: Mama and Muffin Date Night Hilarity

As a teacher (and an ELA teacher at that), I am often frustrated by trying to teach my students how to create similes.  I’ve gotten the blank look; I’ve been ignored; I’ve gotten the “I don’t understand!” wail. 587 more words

Funny Muffin Friday

Composition Assignment #1: Description of a Scene from Nature

Groups 9-1 & 10-3:

Here’s the presentation I showed you in the last class. As I mentioned, you can use any image from the slideshow or an image of your own for this composition assignment. 77 more words


Cool, New, Language Arts Project

By, Derek S.

Recently, Mrs. Lescher assigned a Language Arts project to the 7th grade. In the project, you need to pick a song- obvioulsy one that is appropriate for school, and organize/label it into rhyme scheme and figurative language. 55 more words

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The Book Thief

Dear Readers,

I apologize for my excessive failure to consistently post; however, maybe I’ll be able to get back on track now that I’m doing one.   498 more words

Conceptual metaphors in "Ghost of the Navigator" by Iron Maiden

Hi everyone!

Christmas vacation is over and I am back with the first post of 2015. Prepare yourself for a long (but captivating!) read; the year starts with a real epic. 2,687 more words

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