Listening is so important! And honestly it is a skill that must be taught. This great article pointed out the reasoning and what is meant by the Common Core listening and speaking standards. 64 more words
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In the freshness of August, everything seemed possible. A new school year. Pencils were sharp. Apathy didn’t exist yet.
At that time, my students and I set goals. 431 more words
Joy Alexander in her article, ‘Listening- the Cinderella profile component of English’, asks the question: ‘Can there be vital experience of poetry without attentive hearing?” Alexander’s question not only struck me on first reading in our subject studies session, but has since pervaded my thinking about poetry in schools. 531 more words
As we continue with our study of editorial writing and ranting, it’s time to play reporter.
Your task this week is to interview your parents/guardians/grandparents/uncles/aunts (make sure your interview subject is much older than you) and find out about some of the things that they would like to see changed. 47 more words