Download Rigorous Reading: 5 Access Points for Comprehending Complex by Nancy Frey,Douglas Fisher PDF

By Nancy Frey,Douglas Fisher

What it rather potential to “read closely”

Call it shut studying, name it deep interpreting, name it analytic reading—call it what you're keen on. the purpose is, it’s a degree of figuring out that scholars of any age can in attaining with the proper of guideline. In Rigorous Reading, Nancy Frey and Doug Fisher articulate a tutorial plan so essentially, and so squarely equipped on learn, that academics, faculties, and districts desire glance no further:

  • Purpose & Modeling
  • Close & Scaffolded analyzing Instruction
  • Collaborative Conversations
  • An self sufficient examining Staircase
  • Performance

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Download Latin American Women Writers: An Encyclopedia by María Claudia André,Eva Paulino Bueno PDF

By María Claudia André,Eva Paulino Bueno

Latin American girls Writers: An Encyclopedia provides the lives and demanding works of over a hundred and seventy ladies writers in Latin the US among the sixteenth and twentieth centuries. This beneficial properties thematic entries in addition to biographies of lady writers whose works have been initially released in Spanish or Portuguese, and who've had an influence on literary, political, and social studies.

Focusing on drama, poetry, and fiction, this paintings comprises authors who've released not less than 3 literary texts that experience had an important influence on Latin American literature and tradition. every one access is by means of huge bibliographic references, together with basic and secondary sources.

Coverage includes serious appreciation and research of the writers' works. short biographical info is integrated, however the major concentration is at the meanings and contexts of the works in addition to their cultural and political influence. as well as writer entries, different subject matters are explored, equivalent to humor in modern Latin American fiction, lesbian literature in Latin the US, magic, realism, or mom photos in Latin American literature. the purpose is to supply a distinct, thorough, scholarly survey of ladies writers and their works in Latin the USA. This Encyclopedia might be of curiosity to either to the scholar of literature in addition to to any reader drawn to realizing extra approximately Latin American tradition, literature, and the way girls have represented gender and nationwide matters during the centuries.

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Download Encyclopedia of Imaginary and Mythical Places by Theresa Bane PDF

By Theresa Bane

The heavens and hells of the world’s religions and the “far, far-off” legends can't be obvious or visited, yet they continue to be an essential component of tradition and heritage. This encyclopedia catalogs greater than 800 imaginary and mythological lands from worldwide, together with fairy nation-states, settings from Arthurian lore, and kingdoms present in fairy stories and political and philosophical works, together with Sir Thomas More’s Utopia and Plato’s Atlantis. From al A’raf, the limbo of Islam, to Zulal, one of many many streams that run via Paradise, entries provide the literary foundation of every web site, clarify its cultural context, and describe its topical positive factors, directory adaptations on names whilst appropriate. Cross-referenced for ease of use, this compendium will end up necessary to students, researchers or someone wishing to journey the unseen landscapes of fantasy and legend.

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Download Der Traum vom Fliegen: Zwischen Mythos und Technik (German by Wolfgang Behringer,Constanze Ott-Koptschalijski PDF

By Wolfgang Behringer,Constanze Ott-Koptschalijski

Die Kulturgeschichte des Fliegens von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart beschränkt sich nicht etwa auf die Darstellung der Geschichte der technischen Verwirklichung, sondern sie zeigt auch, daß die Geschichte des Fliegens zugleich eine Geschichte des Traumes vom Fliegen ist.
(Dieser textual content bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

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Download Writing for Dollars, Writing to Please: The Case for Plain by Joseph Kimble PDF

By Joseph Kimble


This specified booklet has been defined as "the one we've got been looking forward to" and "a game-changer for public communication." It collects the empirical facts for the price of undeniable language in company, govt, and legislations. Professor Kimble summarizes 50 reviews (no much less) displaying that utilizing simple language can shop companies and firms a ton of cash and that undeniable language serves and satisfies readers in each real way. They strongly like it to legalese and officialese, they comprehend it greater and quicker, they're likely to agree to it, and they're likely to learn it within the first position. since it makes for readers who're extra inspired, trusting, and assured, it might probably even aid to revive religion in public associations. the capability merits are extraordinary.


The ebook additionally debunks the 10 largest myths approximately simple language, together with the myths approximately simple criminal language. It seems again on forty highlights in plain-language historical past. And it outlines the weather of undeniable language. The book's demand readability and straightforwardness is key to every body who writes for the public—and to each criminal author in addition, in view that greater than 15 of the reviews concerned criminal records. And the book's full of life, designated variety makes it a excitement to read.

Professor Kimble is a number one specialist in this topic. He has lectured through the usa and out of the country, and has gained numerous nationwide and foreign awards for his writing and work.

“Professor Joseph Kimble . . . has collected and up to date a career’s worthy of perception into the myths, most sensible practices, case reports, and overseas advancements in simple language in a single available and essential little book.” — “Clear Language and layout” e-newsletter (June 2013).

“This publication is a true 'must' for somebody seeking to make their criminal files extra accessible.” — National grownup Literacy business enterprise (Ireland), “Simply positioned” e-newsletter (February 2013).

“[T]his massive little booklet is a ultimate argument for the reason for readability and straightforwardness in criminal expression . . . . The booklet encompasses a six-page compendium of the weather of simple language [that] on my own . . . make[s] the ebook helpful of a spot at the credenza of each attorney and choose . . . . In prose so incisive that it really is itself a controversy for what he advocates, Kimble dispels the myths approximately undeniable language and solutions the critics. . . . Kimble's case reaches a crescendo spoken in our profession’s lingua franca: funds. simple writing not just raises potency, and thereby saves time and cash, it empowers the practitioner to draw, fulfill, and hold consumers, and so be extra winning. it is a publication worthy studying, worthy learn. it's a reference, it's a source, and it's a aid . . . .” — Michigan Bar magazine (January 2013)

“What a good compilation of assets for these folks attracted to extra profitable place of work writing! . . . If any of you are attempting to persuade administration that it’s worthy it to spend time developing extra effective and potent records, you want to get a replica of this book.” — "Pros Write" weblog (January 2, 2013)

“Kimble doesn't in basic terms provide critiques. His ebook comprises hundreds of thousands of footnotes with citations to special articles and assets for these attracted to simple language. there's a treasure trove of data in those notes…. The ebook is readable and good geared up. Kimble's record of the weather of simple language will be invaluable for any attorney. For attorneys attracted to greater than the fundamentals of simple language, this booklet is an excellent resource….” — The Colorado Lawyer (November 2012)

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Download The World of Ancient Egypt: A Daily Life Encyclopedia [2 by Peter Lacovara PDF

By Peter Lacovara

This soaking up reference covers way of life in old Egypt, spanning a interval of greater than 5,000 years—from the Stone Age to the arrival of Christianity.

• helps the nationwide criteria for global background curricula

• Discusses the standard lives of common humans of all degrees and classes

• contains entries on structure, tomb portray, gods and goddesses, animal mummification, sculpture, and beer and wine

• bargains topical sections prepared thematically to advertise extra in-depth learn of subjects

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Download The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Historical Jesus by Craig A. Evans PDF

By Craig A. Evans

This Encyclopedia brings jointly the gigantic array of historic study into the truth of the fellow, the lessons, the acts, and the occasions ascribed to him that experience served because the foundational tale of 1 of the world's imperative religions. this sort of historiography isn't biography. The historic research of the Jesus tales and the transmission of those tales via time were of seminal value to historians of faith. serious old exam has supplied a manner for students of Christianity for hundreds of years to investigate the roots of legend and faith in a fashion that enables students an get away from the confines of dogma, trust, and theological interpretation. in recent times, old Jesus reviews have spread out vital discussions pertaining to anti-Semitism and early Christianity and the political and ideological filtering of the Jesus tale of early Christianity during the Roman empire and past.

Entries will hide the classical reports that initiated the recent historiography, the theoretical discussions approximately authenticating the ancient list, the exam of assets that experience resulted in the western knowing of Jesus' teachings and disseminated fantasy of the occasions referring to Jesus' beginning and dying.

Subject components include:

  • the historical past of the old research of the hot testomony: significant individuals and their works

  • theoretical matters and concepts

  • methodologies and criteria

  • historical genres and rhetorical types within the tale of Jesus

  • historical and rhetorical context of martyrdom and messianism

  • historical teachings of Jesus

  • teachings inside ancient context of ethics

  • titles of Jesus

  • historical occasions within the lifetime of Jesus

  • historical figures within the lifetime of Jesus

  • historical use of Biblical figures referenced within the Gospels

  • places and regions

  • institutions

  • the heritage of the recent testomony in the tradition, politics, and legislations of the Roman Empire.

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Download RTI Is a Verb by Tom Hierck,Christopher A. Weber PDF

By Tom Hierck,Christopher A. Weber

RTI is greater than only a buzzword—it’s a hit story!

RTI isn’t as regards to interventions—it’s approximately assessing how all scholars reply to guide. right here, you’ll learn how to translate RTI from study to perform and construct a practical course of action in your university. Concrete options and assets include:

  • Interventions associated with the typical middle, with emphasis on university and profession readiness
  • Practical innovations for screening, development tracking, and diagnostics
  • Sample ways to precise interventions around the curriculum

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Download The Routledge Encyclopedia of the Chinese Language by Sin-Wai Chan PDF

By Sin-Wai Chan

The Routledge  Encyclopedia of the chinese language Language is a useful source for language beginners and linguists of chinese language all over the world, these readers of chinese language literature and cultures, and students in chinese language experiences. that includes the examine at the altering panorama of the chinese by a variety of eminent lecturers within the box, this quantity will meet the tutorial, linguistic and pedagogical wishes of anyone attracted to the chinese: from Sinologists to Chinese linguists, as good as academics and beginners of chinese language as a moment language.

The encyclopedia explores a range of topics: from learn on oracle bone and bronze inscriptions, to chinese acquisition, to the language of the mass media. This reference offers a consultant to shifts over the years in considering the chinese in addition to offering an summary of latest subject matters, debates and examine interests.

The editors and participants are assisted by way of an article board created from the simplest and such a lot skilled sinologists world-wide. The reference includes an advent, written by way of the editor, which areas the assembled texts of their ancient and highbrow context. The Encyclopedia of the chinese is destined to be valued by way of students and scholars as an important examine resource.

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