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The Complete and Amazing Guide to the 40 Spelling Rules of English

By Roman / March 5, 2019 / Comments Off on The Complete and Amazing Guide to the 40 Spelling Rules of English

The Complete and Amazing Guide to the 40 Spelling Rules of English Intro Did you know there are a set of forty rules that make…

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Rethinking Punctuation: A Series

By Brendan Bense / August 8, 2018 / Comments Off on Rethinking Punctuation: A Series

Rethinking Punctuation: A Series Hello teachers! We’re super excited about a new series on how to rethink punctuation in the classroom. Why is punctuation so…

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Ernest Hemingway Books: Shorts Worth Reading

By Brendan Bense / July 10, 2018 / Comments Off on Ernest Hemingway Books: Shorts Worth Reading

Ernest Hemingway Books: Shorts Worth Reading Hemingway’s Style Though Ernest Hemingway was well-known as an inventive American writer with classics such as For Whom the…

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English Reading Comprehension For Beginners

By Brendan Bense / July 10, 2018 / Comments Off on English Reading Comprehension For Beginners

English Reading Comprehension For Beginners Reading comprehension is an important tool for ESL students trying to learn English. It’s almost as important as speaking! Why?…

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How To Read Shakespeare

By Brendan Bense / July 9, 2018 / Comments Off on How To Read Shakespeare

How To Read Shakespeare 3 Quick Tips No one cracks open a Shakespeare play for the first time and exclaims, “Wow, this is easy to…

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The Great Gatsby Symbols: 3 Major Patterns Explained

By Brendan Bense / July 9, 2018 / Comments Off on The Great Gatsby Symbols: 3 Major Patterns Explained

The Great Gatsby Symbols 3 Major Patterns Explained What’s up with The Great Gatsby symbols? Why are they almost all so eerie, mysterious and illusory…

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The American Dream in The Great Gatsby

By Brendan Bense / July 3, 2018 / Comments Off on The American Dream in The Great Gatsby

The American Dream in The Great Gatsby As mysterious as Gatsby is, we know he’s after one thing throughout The Great Gatsby. His goal isn’t…

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What is the Setting of Fahrenheit 451?

By Brendan Bense / July 3, 2018 / Comments Off on What is the Setting of Fahrenheit 451?

What is the Setting of Fahrenheit 451? Originally published in 1953, Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 won critical acclaim for quite a few reasons, and…

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Criticisms of Catcher in the Rye

By Brendan Bense / June 19, 2018 / Comments Off on Criticisms of Catcher in the Rye

Criticisms of Catcher in the Rye What’s the deal with Holden Caulfield? Holden Caulfield: the poster-child for 1950s teenage angst and suffering, and the centerpiece…

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Why is Shakespeare Important?

By Brendan Bense / June 11, 2018 / Comments Off on Why is Shakespeare Important?

Why is Shakespeare Important? Staying Power Shakespeare is one of those reads you first encountered young, and you likely hated the experience. Syntactically, Shakespeare is…

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