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Language Arts Questions and Answers
What is invited reading and resistant reading?
What does the 'inkhorn controversy' mean? Thank you
Would 'barked' be an onomatopoeia? I know bark is, but if I use it in the past tense can it still be regarded as onomatopoeic?
Learning Foreign Languages
What effect does slang have on society?
Why is English an important language? What can be learned from studying the history of the English language?
In language testing, what is a "broken sentence" item and an addition item?
How can I CHANGE the tone of this SENTENCE? Change the sentence "The SMART STUDENT RECEIVED good GRADES", into a more positive tone and a more negative tone ONLY CHANGING the BOLDED WORDS! Thanks! Positive - Negative -
What may be the opposite word of teach?
Describe how reading books to children enhances language development and language skills for children.
Read this line from The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton. It drives my brother Darry nuts when I do stuff like that, 'cause I'm supposed to be smart. This line reveals which type of conflict? 1. a struggle between an individual and another person 2. a struggle between an individual and the environment 3. a struggle between an individual and himself 4. a struggle between an individual and a group of people
Television has a bad influence; it stops people from thinking and ruins family life Television has a bad influence
Which component is the longest part in the story: The rising action, the exposition, the falling action, or something else?
Origins of word 'human' I am doing a paper on the origins of the word 'human', and how the meaning has changed throughout history. Any help would be appreciated.
How does one revise sentences to contain parallel structure?
What is the role of diachronic study and synchronic study in linguistics?
What is a clear and concise definition of a punctuation key?
In a "to what extent question," how would I address other ideas in my essay? Can I write "to a middle extent"?
Combine the following two sentences to a single sentence. You insulted him. This is his complaint. How to combine them? So, please help me solving this problem. Thanks with regards, Mainul
What is the origin of the English word "reason,"including meanings and development
What principles should be followed to select and grade materials for language teaching?
How to get a good grade in English Writing and Reading Exams? I have an English Writing and Reading exam coming in January. What's the best way to get an A grade?
For this case assignment, read both Prezi vs. Powerpoint articles by Daivd Wicks and Phil Bird. You will write a brief essay that summarizes their main points about prezi and powerpoint. What does each author say about prezi and powerpoint? Simply highlight the differences between the two applications/programs. Include both the negatives and positives of each program. Consider the needs for each program.
What is the etymology of the word "zealous"?
What are some major problems ESL learners have with grammar?
How can I create sentences with context clues? I need to write a sentence with a context clue for each of the words on the following list: 1) Abject 2) Admonition 3) Beset 4) Cajole 5) Capricious 6) Denigrating 7) Discursive
How can I CHANGE the tone of this SENTENCE? Change the phrase "The TALL WOMAN CAME into the HOUSE", into a more positive tone and a more negative tone ONLY CHANGING the BOLDED WORDS! Thanks! Positive - Negative -
How do socioculturalism, context embedding, and Lily Wong Fillmore's three crucial components play into the language-learning environment? Are there any ways that a program like Mango can employ all of these concepts?
Reading PreAssessments Do any teachers have ideas, links, or programs that they can suggest/share for a quick reading assessment to determine a secondary student's level for reading at the beginning of a school year?
Autobiographical essay I have to write an autobiographical essay for my Human service class and the first page has to be briefly about biographical info about me. So what is a good way to start this essay off?The first sentence is giving me a lot of trouble.
Texting's effect on writing/grammar With the prevalence of texting among all ages, and the perceived negative effects on traditional grammar, how should students best overcome this detriment to their writing skills? Many students understand the difference between formal and informal writing, but unfortunately, many do not especially in the middle schools. What do you see as solutions?
Personal Writing The year 2050 evokes a futuristic world. What will life be like then and what will be your role in it? Music, art, and literature are all important in American life. Describe, in detail, an encounter you have had with one, music, art, or literature, during the last year. It may be a positive or negative experience. If you could have a conversation with anyone who has ever lived or who is alive today, who would it be and what would you talk about? Be Specific Describe in detail a person who has had significant influence on you.
How do I write Diary Writing for my English language ISC You can write about any topic. Like unusual day - already late for school- met with an accident Give me any good example so it can give me a clear idea
Tablets in the Language Arts Classroom My district has been lucky enough to purchase Verizon tablets for our students so that they can access the internet outside of the classroom (most don't have computers). Can anyone shed some light, make some suggestions, recommend apps., etc. that would help me to get the most out of this exciting initiative? I am one of nine chosen to help get this moving in the right direction and would love some feedback. Thanks!
Business English communication I need to know how to improve English speaking fluency as well as written.
should schools teach the students by giving them activities only besides making them learn i think teachers and the school administration should take it into consideration and teach children by doing loads of activities with them.
I need help on starting a short story for class!!! What are elements and resources to help me write a short story?
HS Juniors need their own transportation "Juniors are not babies. They are steps from being considered adults. We as juniors have accomplished much during our years as high school students. We now find ourselves restricted because we need mobility. That mobility can be obtained if we had our own wheels. Yes, we need cars. It is not cool catching the bus to and from school. We need cars for transportation. Stop treating us as babies. " the topic is in quotation marks. Convince that juniors need their own transportation. Improve the speech by expanding it gto include rhetorical devices. Support this topic. Please give me some points to add by improving or make a little outline. help me
Automatization What is the role of deautomatization in stylistics?
Will apostrophes become extinct? During a seminar lesson at Oxford U, Mr. Weiner (one of the Oxford Dictionary editors) asked us, a group of American English professors, whether we were able to foresee any major changes taking place in EL grammar. Our group agreed that apostrophes will become a thing of the past....what say you?
When did we start to call architecture architecture?
Helping Speech Students Increase Eye Contact When Speaking I've been teaching speech, a required course at our high school, for over eight years now and have yet to find an effective way to help students look up when they present a speech! I've taken points off, discussed it as a class, stopped them in mid-speech to redirect them, limited them to just note cards, and who knows what else. Their final speeches today were a disaster in this area! I try to make learning fun and understand that public speaking is nerve-racking, so I'm hoping to do something fun and engaging to get the point across. Thoughts? Fun activities?
Hi, how can I learn to speak and write French? I'm an English student I can write and speak English but not very well. This course and the course before we read La France it was just voluntary unit and we are not going to learn French because our main course is English, but I'm interested in French how can I improve my French? I just know a little verb and words in French. thank you very much
Research Project I want to do a project with my 8th graders wherein they research corporations and laws, then write rules and create a board game based on them. I know this sounds similar to Monopoly, which is kind of where the idea came from, but I want them to do more research on the individual parts. The problem is, I have no clue where to begin with guidelines or even a clear explanation of this idea, and I am sure there are offshoots of this that would be even more effective. Suggestions?
Gifted/Talented Language Arts High School Class I am teaching a gifted and talented class of high school freshmen on a university campus. Class meets MWF for 50 minutes and on TTh for 75 minutes. I am having trouble with the structure of the class. It is an English literature course and is year long. How can I fit everything in without feeling like I am checking things off of a list?
Domestics maid Hi i need some research on domestics maid anyone have any information?
Latch-key children hi i need some information on latch-key children for my argumentative essay anyone can help?
the role of women/gender inequality hi i need some info on this topic for my argumentatiuve essay anyone has any information ?
Associations Hello! Could you give me your first associations to words - politics - power - president - government your answers very help me in my scientific work thank you!!!!
Please help me understand the semantics and connotation of the word "pedantical" so that I can use it in different sentences.