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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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#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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World’s Most #Beautiful #Bookstore #ASMSG

Tucked away in Barrio Norte, Buenos Aires is a beautiful bookshop called El Ateneo Grand Splendid. It is built within the almost 100-year-old Grand Splendid Theater, which opened in 1919. The theatre was later converted into a cinema and eventually, … Continue reading

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J. K. Rowling Just Can’t Let Harry Potter Go

LONDON — J. K. Rowling always said that the seventh Harry Potter book, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” would be the last in the series, and so far she has kept to her word. But though she’s written many new … Continue reading

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#LoveLetters of Henry The Eighth, #King Of #England: A Linguistic Analysis

“My heart and I surrender ourselves”…King Henry The Eighth’s words to Anne Boleyn…A declaration of love…A dream come true…A king’s love…What woman hasn’t dreamed of such a thing as this? Who is Anne Boleyn? Historians tell us: “It is because … Continue reading

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#BookReview: The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club, by Duncan Whitehead #MondayBlogs

Blurb: Little is what it seems to be in a leafy Savannah neighborhood as members of an afternoon cocktail and dog walking club mourn a neighbor’s death. Jealousies surface when friends vie for the widower running for mayor. An old … Continue reading

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#ASMSG AuthorInterview: Penelope (Penny) Marshall, Author of “Silver Moon: The Scent of Blood”

Thomas: This morning I’m here with Penelope (Penny) Marshall, author of “The Want Ad: Romantic Comedy”. Thanks for stopping by my blog this morning Penny. Penelope Marshall: Thank you for inviting me Thomas. Tom: Penny, would you like a cup … Continue reading

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#ASMSG Author Interview: Charissa Dufour, #Author of “Broken and Hunted”

Thomas: My guest this evening is the lovely author, Ms. Charissa Dufour. Charissa, thank you for accepting my invitation to be here tonight. Charissa: Thank you for inviting me Thomas. TJB: Please tell my readers something about yourself and your … Continue reading

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#ASMSG #AuthorInterview: Ann Roth, Award-Winning #Author of Mr. January

Thomas: Today I have the award-winning author, Ann Roth, with me on my blog. Ann, thank you for accepting my invitation and taking time out of your busy schedule to share with my readers.  Ann: Thank you for inviting me … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Grace Hudson, #Author of “Open Doors” #ASMSG

Thomas: Today I’m here with the fabulous Ms. Grace Hudson, and she has kindly agreed to give me this exclusive interview. Readers, you’re in for a real treat because Grace is an incredible indie author who is just starting out … Continue reading

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