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Close Reading Homework *Due Tuesday 08/09/2015*

Read the following article carefully. Try to work out what the writer’s message is and what the article is basically about.

After trying and failing to find Jessica Ennis in the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield, a female athlete helps me track her down. 907 more words

Close Reading

Close Reading Homework


As we discussed today, each week you will have close reading homework to complete. Below is a copy of the booklet you received, just in case yours goes astray. 25 more words

National 5

Close Reading Homework


Here’s the Close Reading homework that you will be completing each week for Mrs King – she will issue it on THURSDAY, and we will go over it first thing on MONDAY. 58 more words


EDU 6526- Video Analysis #2

For this video I chose to analyze the tenth grade lesson on close reading. There were many things that this teacher did well and a few things I think she should improve on. 518 more words

Expert Explication: Understanding Art on "Leda and the Swan"

Nerdwriter, you’ve sent my body into nerd tingles.

I am something of an authority on explicating poetry since close reading is the cornerstone of the College Board AP English Literature curriculum, and that’s been my jam for the last 13 years. 223 more words


Featuring Reggie Watts...

I’m now in the middle of migrating to Georgia and haven’t been able to update the blog as much as I like. Monastic Mondays will still go strong, but here’s Reggie Watts on literature to tide you over for the time being. 7 more words


Is Tlon real in Jorge Luis Borges "Tlon, Uqbar, Orbis Terius"?

Jorge Luis Borges’ 1940 short story “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius” explores the manufacturing process of an extraordinary narrative, and the implications such a narrative, that of Tlön, can have on the society that produced it. 1,073 more words

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