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Homonyms and Homophones

By Advancedenglish1213

This video defines homonyms and homophones with examples of each in sentences. It shows how to use sentence context in order to determine the meaning of these words.

      4th Grade Reading


      4th grade reading lesson on using artifacts/primary sources to infer character traits of a person from history. Aligned to MA Curriculum Frameworks ELA Standard: RL 3 -- describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (W 1 – Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a view with reasons and information; W 8 – Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources, take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources; W 9 – Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research).

          Run-On Sentences and the Superheroes of Punctuation

          By WarnerJordanEducation

          This longer but engaging tutorial is on how to fix run-on sentences

              2011 Roundtable at Stanford: Redefining K-12 Education in America

              By Lumos Learning

              October 22, 2011 - Designing an education that truly builds the necessary skills for today's enormously diverse student population is not easy. But it's the key to opportunity for our citizens, economic vitality for our nation, and to assuring the U.S. remains a world leader. There is hope: innovations and innovators that challenge the status quo; research to help us understand how to move the education needle; a virtual army of reformers experimenting with new ways to teach, learn, and run our public schools.