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If you have even glanced at the Common Core standards for ELA you’re bound to notice something: both reading strands are divided into three distinct categories.   411 more words

Common Core

Let's Talk About Race: Writing & Discussion Prompts Inspired by The Other Wes Moore

“Very few lives hinge on any single moment or decision or circumstance. . . he inspired me and countless other young people to see ourselves as capable of taking control of our own destinies, and to realize how each decision we make determines the course of our life stories.” 520 more words

Dissecting "Want to Want Me"

(Derulo…)          – The singer feels the need to remind us who he is, just in case we forgot. – Arrogance?

It’s too hard to sleep… 767 more words


Akhirnya....Travelog ke-13. Alhamdulillah!

Alhamdulillah, kini tiba giliran membuat bacaan mendalam bagi sumber primer terakhir atau travelog yang ke-13 : Pengembaraan Haji Sayyah, seorang pengembara Parsi.

Cabaran kalI ini, ada orang pinjam buku ini, masih belum pulang-pulangkan lagi. 82 more words

Ceritera PhD

The Voyage Out: The First Chapters

I’m going to start with some numbers:

  1. The Voyage Out is Virginia Woolf’s 1st
  2. She began writing it, depending on what source you’re reading and what you consider beginning, sometime between 1906-1910.
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Virginia Woolf

Creepy lullabies and close reading

Last night, I tried to illustrate what close reading should feel like to my student, and I used the example of our childhood lullabies. Do you remember the lullabies from your childhood? 510 more words

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