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Talk Grammar to Me Tuesday-Errors Caused by How We First Learned Language, Verbs Part 1

We first learn language by listening to language.   We also tend to recreate what we hear as correct/standard grammar in our writing.  For many of us, these are the hardest errors to correct in our writing because what we hear in our heads when we proofread our work sounds correct. 732 more words

Verbs never used in a Continuous tense

When teaching my students the difference between the Present Simple and the Present Continuous, there’s always a moment when I need to tell them that… 357 more words


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


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


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.



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