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This Language and Communication Skills resource for classroom use is a worksheet ...

This Language and Communication Skills resource for classroom use is a worksheet in the use of homonyms. It is suitable for pupils who are in the following categories - educationally/socially disadvantaged, learning difficulties, dyslexia, refugees, specific learning disabilities, hearing impairment,severe and profound learning disability.

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Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
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Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST)
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Author:
Gerard Lohan
English Language Arts, Grade 11
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The 11th grade learning experience consists of 7 mostly month-long units aligned ...

The 11th grade learning experience consists of 7 mostly month-long units aligned to the Common Core State Standards, with available course material for teachers and students easily accessible online. Over the course of the year there is a steady progression in text complexity levels, sophistication of writing tasks, speaking and listening activities, and increased opportunities for independent and collaborative work. Rubrics and student models accompany many writing assignments.

Throughout the 11th grade year, in addition to the Common Read texts that the whole class reads together, students each select an Independent Reading book and engage with peers in group Book Talks. Students move from learning the class rituals and routines and genre features of argument writing in Unit 11.1 to learning about narrative and informational genres in Unit 11.2: The American Short Story. Teacher resources provide additional materials to support each unit.

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English Language Arts
English Language Arts
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Pearson
English Language Arts, Grade 11, Unit 2
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In this unit, students will explore great works of American literature and ...

In this unit, students will explore great works of American literature and consider how writers reflect the time period in which they write. They will write two literary analysis papers and also work in groups to research and develop anthologies of excellent American stories.

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Students read and analyze stories from several 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century American authors. After researching a time period, they select stories from that period to create an anthology. The readings enhance their understanding of the short story, increase their exposure to well-known American authors, and allow them to examine the influence of social, cultural, and political context.
Students examine elements of short stories and have an opportunity for close reading of several American short stories. During these close readings, they examine the ways that short story writers attempt to explore the greater truths of the American experience through their literature.

GUIDING QUESTIONS

These questions are a guide to stimulate thinking, discussion, and writing on the themes and ideas in the unit. For complete and thoughtful answers and for meaningful discussions, students must use evidence based on careful reading of the texts.

If you were to write a short story about this decade, what issues might you focus on?
What defines a short story? Just length?
To what extent do these stories reflect the era or decade in which they were written?
To what extent are the themes they address universal?

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History.com has short videos on the Vietnam War (“Vietnam” and “A Soldier's Story”).

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English Language Arts
English Language Arts
Reading Informational Text
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
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English Language Arts, Grade 11, Unit 4
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People often say that mankind should learn from history. Charles Dickens, whose ...

People often say that mankind should learn from history. Charles Dickens, whose books are considered classics, set his novel A Tale of Two Cities in the past. He wanted his readers to learn from the bloody French Revolution and from the widespread brutality in London. Both cities (Paris and London) offer the reader a glimpse into dark and dangerous times. As students read about Dickens's Victorian setting and learn his view of the French Revolution, they will think about what makes a just world. Students will have a chance to think about their own experiences, and, using techniques they have learned from Charles Dickens, they will do some writing that sends a message about your own world.

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To complete the unit accomplishments, students will:

Read the Charles Dickens novel A Tale of Two Cities.
Read several short pieces, including a biography of Dickens and excerpts from other literature, to help them understand Dickens’s world and the world of the novel.
Explore new vocabulary to build their ability to write and speak using academic language.
Practice close reading and participate in several role plays and dramatic readings to help them experience the dramatic writing style of Charles Dickens.
Write a vignette and a short narrative piece, and practice using descriptive detail and precise language.
Write a reflection about the meaning of Dickens’s novel.

GUIDING QUESTIONS

These questions are a guide to stimulate thinking, discussion, and writing on the themes and ideas in the unit. For complete and thoughtful answers and for meaningful discussions, students must use evidence based on careful reading of the texts.

How does good storytelling affect the reader, and how can a good story promote change in the world?
What was the Victorian view of gender roles?
How can power be abused?
What is loyalty ? What are the limits of loyalty?

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English Language Arts
English Language Arts
Reading Literature
Speaking and Listening
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Pearson
English Language Arts, Grade 11, Unit 4, Episode 1, Lesson 4
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In this lesson, you will consider the relationship between character and caricature, ...

In this lesson, you will consider the relationship between character and caricature, and discuss the ways that Dickens presents his characters—whether realistically or as exaggerations—and begin to explore the reasons he might have had for presenting his characters in this way.

In this lesson, students will consider the relationship between character and caricature, discuss the ways that Dickens presents his characters— whether realistically or as exaggerations—and begin to explore the reasons he might have had for presenting his characters in this way.

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English Language Arts
Reading Literature
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Lesson Plans
Provider:
Pearson
English Verbs
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This Language and Communication Skills resource for classroom use is a worksheet ...

This Language and Communication Skills resource for classroom use is a worksheet in the use of verbs. It includes action verbs and verbs that incude being, with a cloze exercise included. It is suitable for pupils who are in the following categories - educationally/socially disadvantaged, learning difficulties, dyslexia, refugees, specific learning disabilities, hearing impairment,severe and profound learning disability.

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Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
Professional Development Service for Teachers (PDST)
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Scoilnet
Author:
Gerard Lohan
Expository Writing for Bilingual Students, Fall 2002
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Formulating, organizing, and presenting ideas clearly in writing. Reviews basic principles of ...

Formulating, organizing, and presenting ideas clearly in writing. Reviews basic principles of rhetoric. Focuses on development of a topic, thesis, choice of appropriate vocabulary, and sentence structure to achieve purpose. Develops idiomatic prose style. Gives attention to grammar and vocabulary usage. Special focus on strengthening skills of bilingual students. Successful completion satisfies Phase I of the Writing Requirement. The purpose of this course is to develop your writing skills so that you can feel confident writing the essays, term papers, reports, and exams you will have to produce during your career here at MIT. We will read and analyze samples of expository writing, do some work on vocabulary development, and concentrate on developing your ability to write clear, accurate, sophisticated prose. We will also deal with the grammar and mechanical problems you may have trouble with.

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Arts and Humanities
Language Education (ESL)
Composition and Rhetoric
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
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M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Brennecke, Patricia W.
FL Teaching Methods: Grammar
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An online, video-based methods course focusing on best practices in foreign language ...

An online, video-based methods course focusing on best practices in foreign language education for teaching grammar.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
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Activities and Labs
Assessments
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Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Salaberry, Rafael
Foreign Language Teaching Methods
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An online, video-based methods course focusing on best practices for foreign language ...

An online, video-based methods course focusing on best practices for foreign language instruction at the high-school and college levels. It features 12 interactive media-rich modules taught by different professors from the University of Texas at Austin. Modules include Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, Grammar, Pragmatics, Culture, The Language Learner, Technology, Classroom Management, and Assessment.

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
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Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Blyth, Carl (ed.)
Foundations of Computation
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Foundations of Computation is a free textbook for a one-semester course in ...

Foundations of Computation is a free textbook for a one-semester course in theoretical computer science. It has been used for several years in a course at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. The course has no prerequisites other than introductory computer programming. The first half of the course covers material on logic, sets, and functions that would often be taught in a course in discrete mathematics. The second part covers material on automata, formal languages, and grammar that would ordinarily be encountered in an upper level course in theoretical computer science.

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Computer Science
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Textbooks
Provider:
University of Minnesota
Provider Set:
Open Textbook Library
Author:
Carol Critchlow, David Eck
Français interactif
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Français interactif is a unique, award-winning 1st-year French curriculum used by learners ...

Français interactif is a unique, award-winning 1st-year French curriculum used by learners all over the world. Students explore French language and culture by following the lives of real students who have participated in the UT Summer Program in Lyon, France. The online curriculum includes over 320 videos, vocabulary and phonetics audio, online grammar reference with self-correcting exercises and audio dialogues, verb conjugation and practice tools, internet activities, and a textbook of classroom exercises. Franais interactif was awarded the 2009 CALICO Esperanto Access to Language Education Award and the National Endowment for the Humanities EDSITEment Best of Humanities on the Web award (2005)

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Arts and Humanities
Languages
World Cultures
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
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Provider:
University of Texas at Austin
Provider Set:
COERLL
Author:
Blyth, Carl
Guilloteau, Nancy
Kelton, Karen
From Sound to Meaning: Hearing, Speech and Language
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Human communication is vastly more complex than that of any other species ...

Human communication is vastly more complex than that of any other species we know about. It is so complex that linguists are only just beginning to identify the processes in the brain that are related to understanding language. This unit looks at how language is understood by taking an interdisciplinary approach.

Subject:
Linguistics
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Readings
Syllabi
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Author:
The Open University
Fundamentals of English Composition Course
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This writing refresher course introduces the writing process, covers methods of writing, ...

This writing refresher course introduces the writing process, covers methods of writing, concentrates on paragraph organization and essay building, and reviews grammar and mechanics to reinforce writing. This course was created as part of Bossier Parish Community College's (BPCC) MOOC series "Open Campus."

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Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
Images and Illustrations
Lecture Notes
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Video Lectures
Provider:
Bossier Parish Community College
Author:
Bossier Parish Community College
Fundamentals of English Grammar Course
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This grammar refresher course covers basic grammar and includes practice in the ...

This grammar refresher course covers basic grammar and includes practice in the fundamentals of grammar, punctuation, and writing skills. This course was created as part of Bossier Parish Community College's MOOC series "Open Campus."

Subject:
English Language Arts
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
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Assessments
Full Course
Lecture Notes
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Video Lectures
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Bossier Parish Community College
Author:
Bossier Parish Community College
German I, Fall 2008
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" This course gives an introduction to German language and culture. The ...

" This course gives an introduction to German language and culture. The focus is on acquisition of vocabulary and grammatical concepts through active communication. Audio, video, and printed materials provide direct exposure to authentic German language and culture. A self-paced language lab program is fully coordinated with the textbook/workbook. The first semester covers the development of effective basic communication skills."

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Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Weise, Peter
German III, Spring 2004
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This course expands skills in speaking, reading, listening, and writing. Students develop ...

This course expands skills in speaking, reading, listening, and writing. Students develop analytic and interpretative skills through the reading of a full-length drama as well as short prose and poetry (Biermann, Brecht, DĚ_rrenmatt, Tawada and others) and through media selections on contemporary issues in German-speaking cultures. Coursework includes discussions and compositions based on these texts, and review of grammar and development of vocabulary-building strategies. It is recommended for students with two years of high school German.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
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Full Course
Homework and Assignments
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Provider:
M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Jaeger, Dagmar
German II, Spring 2005
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Expansion of basic communication skills and further development of linguistic competency. Review ...

Expansion of basic communication skills and further development of linguistic competency. Review and completion of basic grammar, building of vocabulary, and practice in writing short essays. Reading of short literary texts. Exposure to history and culture of German-speaking countries through audio, video, and Web materials. In this course students are exposed to history and culture of German-speaking countries through audio, video, and Web materials. It focuses on the expansion of basic communication skills and further development of linguistic competency, and includes the review and completion of basic grammar, building of vocabulary, and practice in writing short essays. Students will also read short literary texts.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Assessments
Full Course
Homework and Assignments
Syllabi
Provider:
M.I.T.
Provider Set:
M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Crocker, Ellen
Gramaticas Independientes del Contexto, ejemplos y ejercicios
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Las gramáticas libres de contexto permiten describir la mayoría de los lenguajes ...

Las gramáticas libres de contexto permiten describir la mayoría de los lenguajes de programación, de hecho, la síntaxis de la mayoría de lenguajes de programación está definida mediante gramáticas libres de contexto. Por otro lado, estas gramáticas son suficientemente simples como para permitir el diseño de eficientes algoritmos de análisis sintáctico que, para una cadena de caracteres dada determinen como puede ser generada desde la gramática

Subject:
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
Connexions
Author:
Carlos Arturo Cortés Fuentes