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Leaps of Thought

English Language Arts


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Develop writing with story starters

  1. Learn to ask questions.
  2. Learn to answer questions.
  3. Put thoughts in writing.
  4. Write about themes.

Argument Writing for Literature

Learn how to write compelling argumentative essays. Complete playlist with superb set of resources designed by Catlin Tucker. Perfect for either teacher or student.

Celebrate poet Ina Coolbrith's centenial!

Find out more about author Aleta George and her writings about California culture including Ina.

The Art of the Metaphor

art of the metaphor
TED-Ed provides lessons worth sharing. The video above is The Art of the Metaphor. It is narrated by poet Jane Hirshfield and animated by Ben Pearce. Lessons are organized into three steps:

  • Watch
  • Think
  • Dig deeper

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