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How To #Teach Literature: The Role of Close #Reading In Teaching English Language Learners To Read Complex Texts

 How To Teach Literature: What Is Literature? If what we read entertains us, speaks to us, or makes us aware of the human condition, then it is literature. How to best teach literature? I share my knowledge about teaching literature, … Continue reading

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#BobDylan Wins The #Nobel #Prize For #Literature: “Art is a river that we drink from but do not own”

Press Release 13 October 2016 – The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016: The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. Bob Dylan won the … Continue reading

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#FelizLunes How To Teach Literature: The Role of Close Reading In Teaching English Language Learners To Read Complex Texts #mondaymotivation #HappyMonday #Mondayblogs

    If what we read entertains us, speaks to us, or makes us aware of the human condition, then it is literature. How to best teach literature?   I share my knowledge about teaching literature, gained from 15 years … Continue reading

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How To Teach English Literature: Resources, Strategies and Tips #ASMSG

How To Teach English Literature This textbook is intended for students of English Literature Teaching as well as new and experienced teachers of English Literature. Written by Thomas Jerome Baker, author of 168 books and a teacher of English with … Continue reading

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Help Make, “I Live In Chile” Number 1: Seeking 50 HONEST Amazon reviews for “I Live In Chile”

Reviewers receive a free copy to read and review Thank you dear Reader. Thanks to you, “I Live In Chile” is ranked #20 on the Amazon Best Sellers List for the category of “Chile”. In the larger category of “South … Continue reading

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Poems & Poetry: Our Story (Paperback edition)

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou With our roots deep in Arkansas, Maya and I share a Southern heritage. That is where … Continue reading

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Congratulations, your book “Poems & Poetry: Our Story” is live in the Kindle Store

Book Description Publication Date: April 28, 2012 “Take the blinders from your vision take the padding from your ears and confess you’ve heard me crying and admit you’ve seen my tears.” ― Maya Angelou With this singular look at poetry, … Continue reading

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Poems & Poetry: Our Story [Kindle Edition]

Book Description Publication Date: April 28, 2012 “Take the blinders from your vision take the padding from your ears and confess you’ve heard me crying and admit you’ve seen my tears.” ― Maya Angelou With this singular look at poetry, … Continue reading

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Desire to Read & The Reading Recitation

First things first. If you are going to teach reading, you have to be a reading teacher. A teacher who does not like to read, or who has not acquired the habit of reading, will have difficulty being a reading … Continue reading

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My Interview with Edgar Allan Poe, Author of “The Raven”: Nevermore!

George Rex Graham, a friend and former employer of Edgar Allan Poe, declined Poe’s offer to be the first to print “The Raven“. Graham said he did not like the poem but offered $15 as a charity. Graham made up … Continue reading

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