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in Re: New Forum Look
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No New Posts Learning L2 Reading & Writing

Post your experiences about learning to read/write in a second language here--the good and the bad!

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Last post by agaldamez
in Learning Spanish, Englis...
on April 09, 2019, 08:25:02 PM

No New Posts Motivation

How do you keep your readers and writers motivated? Post your tips and suggestions here!

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Last post by erichho2
in Motivating learning with...
on April 16, 2019, 01:05:09 PM

No New Posts Questions about the Forum or the Field

Post your questions about the forum, or any aspects of TESL Reading or Writing here. Also, PLEASE check here to answer questions!

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Last post by Sebastian_Rocheleau
in Re: What are the sources...
on April 20, 2017, 02:30:34 AM

No New Posts Textbook, Website, etc. Reviews

Have you found a Reading and/or Writing textbook or other resource that you particularly loved (or didn't love)? Post a short review here! Also, if you have tips for selecting materials, post those here too!

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Last post by pkline
in Teaching Reading Worksho...
on June 28, 2018, 04:47:18 PM

No New Posts Getting to Know You Activities

Post your activities here for those first day "getting to know you" tasks.

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Last post by erichho2
in Finding things in common...
on April 16, 2019, 12:59:37 PM

No New Posts Reading/Writing Humor

Post your jokes and cartoons here. Also post ideas regarding how humor can be used in teaching reading/writing.

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Last post by agaldamez
in The Joy of Writing in Sc...
on April 09, 2019, 06:20:26 PM

No New Posts Technology and Teaching Reading & Writing

If you have a great new tool for teaching Reading/Writing that involves technology, this is the place to post it! This could range from computer programs to Internet resources.

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Last post by Lindsaym97
in Online ESL Resource
on April 16, 2019, 11:55:37 PM

No New Posts Complete Reading and/or Writing Units

If you have a complete Reading and/or Writing unit (long or short) and are not sure where to put it...this is the spot!

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Last post by Nathaniel Anleitner
in Let's Talk About Movies
on May 12, 2017, 10:40:00 PM

Reading Resources

No New Posts General Reading Links

Post links here to general resources for reading

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Last post by kkiarie
in Teaching Mystery Genre
on April 17, 2019, 08:50:54 PM

No New Posts Adult Literacy

Please post your ideas here regarding teaching literacy skills to adult learners who have no literacy in their first language

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Last post by jrchia2
in Teaching Adults With Low...
on May 08, 2018, 02:56:52 PM

No New Posts Assessment of Reading

Post your materials here related to assessing, testing, etc. of Reading.

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Last post by agaldamez
in Re: Testing if your grad...
on April 16, 2019, 05:14:21 PM

No New Posts Authentic v. Modified Materials

Post your ideas here on ways to gather and use authentic (or teacher-modified) materials in reading and/or writing classrooms.

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Last post by pskim4
in (Updated) Using Newsela,...
on May 13, 2018, 04:00:59 PM

No New Posts Extensive Reading

Post your thoughts and ideas about Extensive Reading here.

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Last post by erichho2
in Graded Reading Activitie...
on April 16, 2019, 12:37:53 PM

No New Posts Intensive Reading

Post your thoughts, ideas, and lessons involving Intensive Reading here!

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Last post by yuf2
in Biography and Autobiogra...
on April 16, 2019, 09:08:10 PM

No New Posts Harry Potter Lessons!

Post your ideas here for how you might use the Harry Potter novels in the classroom. For enrichment? For grammar? For culture? You decide!

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Last post by jrchia2
in Paper Telephone (descrip...
on May 08, 2018, 04:19:13 PM

No New Posts Beginning Readers

Post your information here about teaching beginning/low level readers. This could include working with children or adult beginners.

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Last post by mhenehan
in Reading for literate tru...
on May 05, 2017, 03:17:22 PM

No New Posts Human Is: A Science Fiction Story

Describes the use of a science fiction story called "Human Is" by Philip Dick for a group of students at Kwansei University in Japan.

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Last post by beiduo721
in Activities for Human is....
on September 08, 2011, 01:17:09 PM

No New Posts Prereading Activities

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Last post by agaldamez
in Re: Pre-Reading activiti...
on January 29, 2019, 11:05:59 AM

No New Posts Reading Activites (during reading)

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Last post by kkiarie
in Teaching structure throu...
on April 17, 2019, 09:06:36 PM

No New Posts Postreading Activities

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Last post by agaldamez
in Re: Character Sheets for...
on April 16, 2019, 05:44:51 PM

No New Posts The Westing Game -- Lessons

Post your materials here related to the novel "The Westing Game" by Ellen Raskin. You'll find full lesson plans here related to this book designed for ESL students, and also links to existing materials.

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Last post by charstretch
in Re: Chapter's 1-7 Lesson...
on December 05, 2011, 10:58:38 PM

No New Posts Theory

While not always exciting, theory related to reading can be VERY useful for teachers. If you have info related to reading theory, post it here!

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Last post by pkline
in Tea with BVP: Second Lan...
on June 28, 2018, 04:14:18 PM

No New Posts Using Literature

Post your ideas here regarding the use of literature in the ESL/EFL classroom, ranging from comic books, to novels and anything in between!

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Last post by agaldamez
in Using Literature Guides
on April 16, 2019, 02:14:16 PM

No New Posts Vocabulary

Post your information here on vocabulary learning and reading.

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Last post by svsnkrn2
in Jigsaw Activities
on April 16, 2019, 10:19:32 PM

Writing Resources

No New Posts General Writing Resources

Post links here to general resources for writing or writing ideas that don't fit elsewhere.

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Last post by svsnkrn2
in Mad Libs
on April 16, 2019, 08:07:07 PM

No New Posts Assessment of Writing

Post your materials here related to the assessment, testing, etc. of writing.

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Last post by yuf2
in Magoosh for writing asse...
on April 16, 2019, 09:18:18 PM

No New Posts Cause & Effect

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Last post by agaldamez
in Re: A checklist for an o...
on April 16, 2019, 05:30:12 PM

No New Posts Compare & Contrast

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Last post by Lindsaym97
in Simple Compare and Contr...
on April 16, 2019, 10:46:40 PM

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Last post by haelim2
in structures of the essay
on March 16, 2014, 11:26:43 PM

No New Posts Creative Writing

If you have your students "do" creative writing, ranging from poetry to fiction, post your materials here.

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Last post by Lindsaym97
in Fictional Character's Da...
on March 15, 2019, 08:32:36 PM

No New Posts Descriptive Writing

Post your materials here regarding papers that "describe" Describing art, people, places, etc.!

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Last post by Matthew
in The Hobbit: Descriptive ...
on March 30, 2017, 12:55:05 PM

No New Posts Feedback--Peer Review

Please add your resources here related to peer review (e.g., information related to training students to do peer review, handouts, etc.)

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Last post by hanyuj2
in Kaizena makes giving fee...
on April 16, 2019, 09:21:27 PM

No New Posts Feedback--Teacher

Please post your resources here that related to teacher feedback (e.g., handouts on giving comments to student papers, checklists for student drafts, etc.)

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Last post by erichho2
in Tips for giving global f...
on April 16, 2019, 11:09:50 PM

No New Posts Feedback: Teacher-Student Conferences

Please post your resources here that related to teacher-student conferences (e.g., guidelines, handouts, suggestions, etc.)

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Last post by erichho2
in Beginning and Closing th...
on April 16, 2019, 12:50:31 PM

No New Posts Instructions

Post your materials here for how to write instructions, recipes, technical writing, etc.

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Last post by Matthew
in Writing a Resume
on March 30, 2017, 01:10:41 PM

No New Posts Grammar - Error Correction

One of the huge issues for L2 writing teachers. Post your ideas and resources here!

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Last post by hanyuj2
in List of common errors in...
on April 16, 2019, 09:43:11 PM

No New Posts Introductions

Also see "Thesis Statements"

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Last post by kwingo
in Classification Essay int...
on October 21, 2015, 10:24:10 AM

No New Posts Language Issues

Style, metaphors, etc. (See grammar posts above)

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Last post by Anastasia
in COCA to Improve Writing
on April 15, 2018, 06:23:37 PM

No New Posts Literature Reviews

Information regarding Literature Reviews and/or Critical Reviews

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Last post by damu8
in Here is Practical Explan...
on June 02, 2019, 08:38:18 AM

No New Posts Mini-Books: A writing and reading project

A unit in which student from lower level to advanced create their own mini-books!

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Last post by Olivia
in Comics
on May 12, 2017, 11:08:10 AM

No New Posts Organization

Resources that deal with issues of organization--from paragraph to essay level.

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Last post by Cheyenne
in Teaching rhetoric with l...
on April 13, 2019, 02:59:58 PM

No New Posts Pedagogy Issues

General issues related to classroom teaching

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Last post by ahellberg
in Teaching old dogs new tr...
on April 28, 2017, 09:34:30 PM

No New Posts Persuasive Paper

Cross-check this with "Research Paper" as they may share certain elements

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Last post by mhenehan
in Writing a Normative Pape...
on March 15, 2017, 01:54:01 PM

No New Posts Plagiarism

It is NOT a good thing! How to spot it, how to avoid it, how to teach about it.

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Last post by agaldamez
in Free Plagiarism Checker ...
on April 16, 2019, 02:56:03 PM

No New Posts Prewriting

Brainstorming, freewriting, outlining, etc.

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Last post by omid
in Re: Using Infographics f...
on May 05, 2015, 01:52:28 PM

No New Posts Quotations

Finding, integrating, and citing direct and indirect quotations.

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Last post by Evan Branson
in Using sites like "brainy...
on May 13, 2016, 06:20:47 PM

No New Posts Research Paper / Souce-Based Writing

Cross-check with "Persuasive Paper" as they may share certain elements

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Last post by Tyler Hansen
in Patchwriting/Avoiding Pl...
on April 07, 2017, 07:19:59 AM

No New Posts Summary & Paraphrase

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Last post by Lindsaym97
in Twitter Summarizing Acti...
on April 16, 2019, 09:22:53 PM

No New Posts Thesis Statements

Also see "Introductions"

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Last post by Cassandra.Rosado
in Thesis Statements/Parall...
on December 12, 2011, 03:42:18 PM

No New Posts Topic Sentences

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Last post by Jenny Villalba
in Re: topic sentence
on October 21, 2010, 12:01:12 PM

No New Posts Unity & Coherence

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in Re: Funny VAGUE gameshow...
on April 03, 2012, 12:35:02 PM

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on May 07, 2015, 01:21:54 AM

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