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Was it a vision, or a waking dream?
Fled is that music, do I wake or sleep?
– John Keats, ‘Ode to a Nightingale’, 1819…
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Close Reading 4 of 12 (Environment as a Character in Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation) + National Indie Excellence Award 2015!
Well, the three deals I was working on at work finally closed this week, and my second module of my MFA wrapped up on Sunday, so I finally feel like I can breathe again. 1,596 more words
To stay up to date I will talk today about our different perception and process of reading. My intention is especially to explain you special concept of reading. 1,017 more words
The Common Core Standards identify reading competency for students and teachers (based on the Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST) as someone “capable of proficient, close, and critical reading that reflects, wide, deep, and thoughtful engagement with a range of high quality, complex informational and literary texts.” Students and teachers must demonstrate “command of evidence found in texts and use cogent reasoning to analyze and synthesize information, and structure for a given task, purpose, and audience.” (NY State Education Department, 2014) 278 more words
one of our favorite things to do in writing workshop is study published texts in the same genre we’re writing. we call these mentor texts because they teach us – mentor us – to write in ways we wouldn’t write without the text. 1,028 more words