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R3-READ-2-Reading: Similes, Metaphors, and Personification.

R3-READ-2-Reading: Similes, Metaphors, and Personification.

May 17, 2022

Lesson 3, Reading: Similes, Metaphors, and Personification.

In this lesson, we will look at figurative phrases.  You will be able to explain and answer questions on what are similes and metaphors.  You will also learn about personification, euphemisms, and epithets.  By the end of the lesson, you should be able to identify and use these elements in your own writing, and understand the reason why authors use this type of language in their writing.

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R2-READ-4-Reading: Inferences, Arguments, and Evidence

R2-READ-4-Reading: Inferences, Arguments, and Evidence

March 17, 2022

Lesson 2, Reading: Inferences, Arguments, and Evidence.

Learn how to make inferences about the information in a text, identify an author's key arguments, and be able to support both with evidence from the text.  You will understand more about evaluating the reliability and validity of evidence and sources, and be able to make solid judgments.

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R1-READ-4-Text Structures: Identification and Understanding

R1-READ-4-Text Structures: Identification and Understanding

June 23, 2021

Lesson 1, Reading: Identifying and Understanding Text Structures.

Learn the different types of text structures and how they are used in reading comprehension.

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L2-LANG-1-Homonyms: An explanation

L2-LANG-1-Homonyms: An explanation

April 14, 2021

Lesson 2, Language Arts: Homonyms.

Learn what homonyms, homographs, and homophones are, how to find them in context, and how to properly use them.

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L1-LANG-2-Adjectives: Identification and Usage

L1-LANG-2-Adjectives: Identification and Usage

March 11, 2021

Lesson 1, Language Arts: Adjectives.  Learn what adjectives are, how to spot them in a text, and how using adjectives can improve your writing and speaking.  

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