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How can students improve their reading skills in English?

How can students improve their reading skills in English? 8 Tips to Help Students Build Better Reading Skills Annotate and highlight text. Teach your students to highlight and underline valuable information as they read. Personalize the content. Practice problem solving skills. Incorporate more senses. Understand common themes. Set reading goals. Read in portions. Let students […]

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What is your problem solving style?

What is your problem solving style? Problem-solving styles are consistent individual differences in the ways people prefer to deal with new ideas, manage change, and respond effectively to complex, open-ended opportunities and challenges. Knowledge of style is important in education in a number of ways. How do I know if I am a problem solver? […]

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Whats is a need?

Whats is a need? A need is something that is necessary for an organism to live a healthy life. Needs are distinguished from wants. In other words, a need is something required for a safe, stable and healthy life (e.g. air, water, food, land, shelter) while a want is a desire, wish or aspiration. What […]

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What are the 4 rhetorical modes?

What are the 4 rhetorical modes? Rhetorical modes (also known as modes of discourse) describe the variety, conventions, and purposes of the major kinds of language-based communication, particularly writing and speaking. Four of the most common rhetorical modes are narration, description, exposition, and argumentation. Why do writers use sarcasm? An author may use sarcasm in […]

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How do I find my core self?

How do I find my core self? 4 ways to identify your core self #1: Know your strengths. #2: Clarify your purpose. #3: Explore your values. #4: Define your style. What is a self identity? Self-identity is how you identify and define yourself. It is your perception of specific and selective traits, qualities, abilities, and […]

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How do you do a backward plan?

How do you do a backward plan? Backwards Planning Takes Thinking Ahead Look at standard(s). Make a list of the skills, concepts, and knowledge kids need to learn. Next, design the final assessment/project where students will demonstrate understanding to mastery of these skills, concepts, knowledge. Then, create a set of lessons that lead up to […]

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What is loss of confidence?

What is loss of confidence? Losing confidence: it can be a feeling of something gradually going away from you, being eroded. When you lose confidence it can feel like you are losing yourself: like you have gone into hiding from yourself. Sometimes losing confidence is slow; other times losing confidence is sudden How can I […]

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What is the height of the biggest pancake toss?

What is the height of the biggest pancake toss? 31 ft 1 in Why are my pancakes raw in the middle? If it’s not hot enough, the pancake will take on the grease in the pan, rather than be cooked by it. If it’s too hot, they’ll go straight to burnt on the outside, raw […]

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How is rhetoric used today?

How is rhetoric used today? Today, rhetoric is used by members of both parties to encourage voting for a particular candidate or to support specific issues. Examples of political rhetoric include: Political speeches often use rhetoric to evoke emotional responses in the audience. How do you use rhetorical? To use rhetoric you must first: Analyse […]

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What makes a summary bad?

What makes a summary bad? Missing or inaccurate content and detail – e.g. that individual sources are heavily relied on, that key claims are missing or obscured. Surface features (grammar, spelling, style) Evidence used (e.g. citations) – e.g. that citation of quotes, ideas, and specific claims are missing. What is the difference between a critique […]

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