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TweetShareMany students don’t have a clue when it comes to asking for a letter of recommendation. With college applications going out now, it’s a great time to help students learn the etiquette for obtaining a letter of recommendation (which can certainly make your life easier!) Here is a guest post by Oona Abrams, a Secondary [...]
TweetShareThe following comes from our revised Essay Architect Writing System, which is due out this August! Be sure to like us on Facebook to be notified when the book is released. Please note: This material is Copyright 2012 Secondary Solutions. No part of this article/post may be reproduced, transmitted, translated or stored, in any form, [...]
TweetShareOne of the most difficult literary devices to recognize as well as convey is tone. Helping students to identify tone in literature can be daunting, and helping students create the appropriate tone in their own original writing can also be a chore. The following are some tips to help students grasp the concept of tone. [...]
TweetShareWhen I took my first English class right out of high school, I was shocked that not only did we have to purchase our own books, but we were even allowed to write in them! I had always been told not to write in my schoolbooks—and all I ever saw written were things like “School SUX” [...]
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TweetShareHow do you feel about teaching Grammar? Do you cringe at the idea, or do you start to salivate with ideas of how you can help your students make even the most difficult concepts click? For most of us, while we may be decent grammarians naturally, teaching the rules of grammar and writing (especially to [...]