Tag Archives: Literature

Teaching Literature Rhetorically: Transferable Literacy Skills for 21st Century Students

“When am I ever going to need this again?” If you’ve heard students ask this in your English class, Jennifer Fletcher has just the answer. Teaching Literature Rhetorically shows you how to help your students develop transferable literacy skills that allow them to succeed not just in their English language arts classes, but, more importantly, […]

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Educational interventions to empower nursing home residents: a systematic literature review

Daniela Schoberer,1 Helena Leino-Kilpi,2 Helga E Breimaier,1 Ruud JG Halfens,3 Christa Lohrmann1 1Institute of Nursing Science, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria; 2Turku University Hospital, University of Turku, Turku, Finland; 3Department of Health Services Research, School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands Purpose of the study: Health education is […]

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Greek Civilization – What About The Women?

The men of ancient Greece are well known, Great. Greek women are rarely mentioned and one has to wonder why? Keywords: greek, greece, women, woman, wife, sparta, athens, civilization Article Body: The men of ancient Greece are well known, from Hercules to Alexander the Great. Greek women are rarely mentioned and one has to wonder […]

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Common Core: Elements of Literature, Grades 6 – 8

Centered around Common Core State Standards, Common Core: Elements of Literature is designed to help students understand such complex elements of literature as irony and symbolism. Practice pages, student charts, graphic organizers, research challenges, discussion starters, writing prompts, games, group activities, and recommended reading lists enable students to practice: Pinpointing character, setting, plot, and theme; […]

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