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Aorist Mary's Song

Despite my oft written about uneasiness with the season of Advent in its current 21st century Amercian incarnation, the third Sunday of Advent, often called Gaudete Sunday, is one of my favorites of the entire church year.   540 more words

Bible

Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, November 30

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“I’d rather look ridiculous when everybody else does than plain and sensible all by myself.” L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables

Creative Writing 1  194 more words

VERB TENSES

Everything you need to remember in one document about verb tenses…should be more of a reviewing kind of activity. I hope you find it useful.

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Reading

Wednesday, November 16 and Thursday, November 17

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Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute freewrite. Critique assigned pieces for workshop by offering positives and suggestions for improvement. HW: Continue November Writer’s Notebook.   168 more words

A Grammar Lesson with F. Scott Fitzgerald

The website Open Culture featured an article about F. Scott Fitzgerald, that American symbol of the Jazz Age, happily passing a cocktail napkin to his publisher with the various verb conjugations of the newly minted verb “to cocktail.” While this neologism is not particularly interesting in itself, the English teacher part of  me was attentive to the names of the verb tenses Fitzgerald used for his list. 654 more words

Language

Perfect Tenses (Past and Present)

Perfect tenses made easy!!

Present perfect tenses

are subdivided into: 

  • Present Perfect Simple 

  • Present Perfect Continuous (or Progressive)

 Let’s look at the first one:

Present Perfect Simple is used to in different situations, for example: 660 more words

Hazard: Simple Past 2

Age: Older Teens & Adults

Here is another possible way to work with the song “HAZARD”. First, students work on the Simple Past of a few verbs which happen to be in the lyrics and share them with a peer. 42 more words

Grammar Focus