Posts tagged engchat
Posts tagged engchat
The Poetry Foundation | Record-a-Poem on SoundCloud
“Poetry is the rhythmical creation of beauty in words,” said Edgar Allan Poe.
April is National Poetry Month. The Poetry Foundation is encouraging you to participate. Record your favorite poem or find some to read here. Submit to their SoundCloud group at https://soundcloud.com/groups/record-a-poem.
Record a poem. How cool!
Oh ain’t that the truth.
Vonnegut’s eight rules for great writing:
- Find a Subject You Care About
- Do Not Ramble, Though
- Keep It Simple
- Have the Guts to Cut
- Sound like Yourself
- Say What You Mean to Say
- Pity the Readers
- For Really Detailed Advice (read “Elements of Style”)
I love this post and want to save it and share it with my students when the blog or write anything.
During the first month of school, we spend a lot of time on reviewing reading concepts such as different reading strategies and different ways to read. One of the major ones we focus on is how reading is thinking and not just reading the words. The way we introduce this is by doing a read…
Awesome post. All English teachers should read.
Here’s a chart for teaching evidence based terms. Any terms or phrases you would add? (from 4.bp.blogspot.com)http://ow.ly/i/XqSb
Reblogging because it is great!
Love They Universities grammar guides.
Avenge vs. revenge - more grammar goodness!
I’m going to be sharing a lot about collaborative writing and Common Core writing standards. For US educators to start teaching collaborative writing that we’re going to have to align and help them understand how it will meet the standards they are using. While this will relate to anyone who wants to use cloud tools, those implementing common core standards will be very interested. This is the form to complete if you’re interested in getting a copy of the book.
I’ve found that the best way to spot plagiarism is to have your students write often and know their writing styles and abilities. I can easily spot plagiarism because I know my students well. I then check the passage or passages with any number of free plagiarism checkers online and also Google search sections that seem particularly suspicious!
The best deterrent for all of this is to teach students about plagiarism at the beginning of the year and show them how you are going to check over their work and how they can check their own work before submitting!
Oh…and here is an article with some more plagiarism checker options and thoughts!
Wisdom about finding plagiarism. Yes, it is usually very easy to spot.