Heya class 12: Bart Simpson is telling you to revise!
With all the previous disclaimers about the depth and quality of these articles, the following sites should prove useful. 57 more words
Steve Graham and Michael Herbert (2010) conducted a meta-analysis of the literature on reading and writing called Writing to Read. Part of this work, reports the results from nine studies that demonstrated how having students respond to a text in writing has a large effect (0.77) on their reading comprehension. 398 more words
For students, close reading often feels like a painfully pedestrian process that involves “reading between the lines.” But we here at Metaphorical Thinking try to be careful with our metaphors. 338 more words
These last couple weeks have been busy, lots of things to get done as the semester’s close is rapidly approaching (I’m not complaining), and despite my tired brain, I can’t let the opportunity to talk about Margaret Atwood’s “Happy Endings” (1983) slip by in good conscience. 1,450 more words