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Demonstration/reading tutorial about how to find a topic in a reading selection by scanning for repeating words, phrases... see more

Demonstration/reading tutorial about how to find the topic of a paragraph by scanning for repeating words, phrases or... see more

Tutorial/demonstration explaining how to find a topic in a paragraph where the repeating word does not appear in every... see more

Demonstration/reading tutorial about how to find a topic in a paragraph where there are some repeating words but the... see more

Reading tutorial/demonstration explaining how to find a topic sentence in a paragraph, where the main idea lives.  This... see more

Zooming presentation slide show (Prezi) explaining how to find the topic in a reading with several demonstration videos.

Reading tutorial/demonstration of how to find the topic sentence in a paragraph, where the main idea lives. This is a... see more

Reading tutorial/demonstration explaining how to find a topic sentence in a paragraph by analyzing each sentence. The... see more

Reading demonstration/tutorial explaining how to make a topic sentence for a paragraph that doesn't have one, in order to... see more

Using literary maps and photographs, this Library of Congress site documents the connections between America's geography... see more

Video lecture defining a literacy narrative

Literary Elements Unit for Middle School

Presentation on Modal verbs

The 2000 U.S. Presidential race was so close that some Democratic Party officials think a hard-to-use Florida ballot may... see more

The Princeton Dante Project combines a traditional approach to the study of Dante's Comedy with new techniques of... see more

I have always approached creative and personal writing not as “natural talents” that students either have or don’t have,... see more

This is a new site introduced at the 2005 NCTE Conference. "Our primary goal is to publish lessons tested in a variety of... see more

This is a stand alone instructional resource (STAIR) that I created to provide my students with basic comma usage review... see more

A basic introduction with example for the Toulmin argument model

This is a screencast discussing three samples of study tools, a hierarchy, a spider and a web. These are examples of... see more

Annotations, essays, bibliography, and biography for A.S. Byatt's novel Possession.

Annotations, background material, biography, and bibliography for Michelle Cliff's novel No Telephone to Heaven

This service may be of interest to students and faculty: a panel of about 50 linguists answer questions from the public... see more

This site offers a large collection of free classic books, plays, and short stories by authors such as Dickens, Austen,... see more