Download e-book for iPad: A Teacher's Guide to Using Primary Sources (Pages from by Christine L. Compston

By Christine L. Compston

ISBN-10: 0195166124

ISBN-13: 9780195166125

ISBN-10: 1423775228

ISBN-13: 9781423775225

This academics' consultant is designed to accompany Oxford's Pages from historical past sequence and starts with the belief that the scholars who might be utilizing one of many volumes within the sequence have had very little adventure operating with basic resources. as well as things like what a major resource is and the result of educating with them, this teacher's consultant additionally contains pattern classes.

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L is for Letters, text–ed, typed, or penned. We thank or ask,confess, request, then stamp, post, or click SEND. M If only stories appeared as magically as Mary Poppins did, blown in by a changing wind. Yet writing is magic. Snatch an idea, imagine its possibilities, shape it, reshape it, creating characters, plotlines, scenes, and resolutions; write, rewrite, edit, submit, resubmit, publish, connect with readers. A story lives where once there had been nothing. Presto! Abracadabra! Chango! Voilá!

Boldly, in cursive letters, like John Hancock did when he signed the Declaration of Independence? Or with an original mark that shows your spirit? Perhaps beneath your name you’ll place a signature quote that tells the world something about you, the way the authors’ quotes throughout this book tell something about writing. Maybe, “I think I can, I think I can, I think I can,” from The Little Engine That Could. ” —Richard Peck Z? It’s for masked Zorro. His Z–signed tales brought fame. S. S. ” A postscript appears as a word, sentence, or paragraph beneath the letter writer’s or author’s signature, adding to the previous content.

Their larger–than–life Heroes and Heroines make memorable characters. A Tall Tale’s trademarks are easy to spot: exaggeration, humorous exploits or human tragedy, and imaginative language. Figures of speech, such as similes, metaphors, and hyperboles, help this genre shine. A simile is usually introduced by the words like or as. and compares and contrasts two things that are generally not alike. For example, some folks say that when the legendary lumberjack Paul Bunyan swung his axe in the Northwest woods, those big trees fell like toothpicks.

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