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Hallmark (n)

This context clues worksheet on the noun hallmark was one of the first of these exercises I composed. Student in a freshman global studies class I was co-teaching were reading about river valley civilizations, and the locution “hallmark of civilization” recurred in the textbook we were using. 63 more words

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Forensic (n/adj)

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been reading and editing college application essays in a couple of senior English Language Arts classes I co-teach. It has been awhile since I dealt with this kind of writing–to wit my own application essay. 236 more words

English Language Arts

Cultural Literacy: Apartheid

Now seems as good a time as any to post this Cultural Literacy worksheet on apartheid, a horrorshow that many of us are old enough to remember and to have joined campaigns to abolish. 40 more words

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Fungible (adj)

For the past eleven years, I’ve worked in a economics-and-finance-themed high school in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan. For some reason, in this school, one door away from the former headquarters of the American Stock Exchange, I’ve never heard students use the… 155 more words

English Language Arts

Cultural Literacy: Spanish Civil War

Because I seek a teaching license in Massachusetts, I had to start my home computer this afternoon to get out an email to the licensing office up there. 71 more words

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