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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Exercises and Conclusions

Exercises 1) Choose the right word. A _______ of playing cards. a) flock b) pack A shoal of ______ a) fish b) birds A _____ of keys. a) bunch b) group A ______ of events. a) group b) series A choir of ______. a) singers b) painters An army of _____ a) ants b) birds […]

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American vs. British Usage

It’s worth mentioning that Americans and British distinguish collective nouns in different ways. Americans tend to treat collective nouns as single units, so it is more common to use the singular verb unless you are definitely talking about individuals. So in America you would be more likely to hear “The faculty is meeting today” than […]

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Introduction to сollective nouns

By way of introduction it will be natural to stress that the noun is an important part of speech that is used to name a person, place, thing, quality, or action and can function as the subject or object of a verb, the object of a preposition, or an appositive. It is common knowledge that […]

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Summary

In summary, there are many things a teachers can do to make their classroom a place where children from all cultural and class backgrounds can succeed in learning to read. Chapter 4 has outlined many methods that can be used with specific cultural groups, which can be used by teachers to create equity in the […]

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Conclusions – Part II

Effective Methods for Teaching Asian Pacific American Students As a teacher, it is also important to remember that Asian students are not always the best students, even though many teachers describe them as model students (Ruan, 2003, Tatum 1997). It is important for teachers to not assume they do not need help just because they […]

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Animal testing: pros and cons

24 April in the calendar of ecological dates is marked as the world day of protection of laboratory animals that was established by the International Association against painful experiments on animals in 1979 and supported by the UN. If you are interested in the topic, go through our argumentative essay on animal testing. Should animals […]

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Conclusions

The research reviewed in Chapter Three has revealed several practices that may encourage culturally relevant teaching. In considering the past and present experiences of minority students in school, it is important to find the most effective practices to teach all people’s children. The following are practices that research has shown to be effective when working […]

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Culturally Responsive Literature and its’ Effect on Students – Part III

A study by Grice and Vaughn (1992), sought to explore the effect of using multicultural literature on African American and Caucasian children. Thirteen children in a southern city were asked to respond to twenty-four books representing African American experiences and culture. Nine respondents were black (5 boys and 4 girls) and 4 were white (3 […]

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What is a gap year?

Taking a gap year means taking a year off between finishing high school and starting further study or training. If you are not sure what you want to do after finishing Year 12, a gap year can give you time to consider your options. You can take a gap year whether or not you have […]

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