Literature genres for Common CoreSeptember 1, 2017 – 11:42 am

Literature genres for Common Core

The Common Core Standards are easier to navigate once you realize they are organized into four main sections: Standards 1 through 3 deal with text types (genres) and purposes for writing. These standards also address numerous skills important to each of the three umbrella genres the standards cover: narrative, persuasive (argument), and expository/informational (these two are not identical, but are definitely related). More on genre in just a moment… Obtenez votre serveur dédié marrakech et profitez pleinement de ses ressources.

Latest novels releasedAugust 22, 2017 – 11:42 am

Latest novels released

“In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city, hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair. Without warning, a lone driver plows through the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, running over the innocent, backing up, and charging again. Eight people are killed; fifteen are wounded. The killer escapes.” That could have been ripped from the headlines of a horrifying news event. As it happens, that’s the premise…

YA novels About Time travelJune 16, 2017 – 01:21 am

YA novels About Time travel

With the popularity of Doctor Who hitting fever pitch with all ages, time travel seems a likely new frontier for both literature and movies specifically in Young Adult literature. This year saw the release of books about time travel garner attention even in the vast sea of established dystopian and paranormal romances. Hollywood also came calling for time travel books yet to be released, buying up rights almost as soon as book deals were announced…

Top novels to readJune 6, 2017 – 01:20 am

Top novels to read

People read for a variety of reasons: entertainment, knowledge, understanding. There’s no better way to gain a larger vocabulary than by reading novels of all types and genres. Your high school teachers might have considered the classics the only true literature with educational value, but there are plenty of modern tales that can help you pick up new words to fling around at cocktail parties. Here are seven novels, both classic and modern, that will…

Latest novels by John GrishamMay 7, 2017 – 01:15 am

Latest novels by John Grisham

In his new novel, Sycamore Row, John Grisham returns to a character close to his heart: Jake Brigance. Grisham introduced Jake to readers in his first novel, A Time to Kill — an adaptation of which is opening soon on Broadway. Grisham insists that he didn t plan for his first new Jake Brigance book to come out at the same time as the play. You know it makes us look real smart,he says. There is no way, if we had planned, that it would ever happen…

Visual novels on AndroidApril 17, 2017 – 01:12 am

Visual novels on Android

When I first got into the Visual Novel genre, there was something that struck me as odd about it: the lack of mobility. I know I prefer to read when I’m around and about, so I thought What are some ways that we can consume Visual Novels on the go, in a more natural way? How can we read them in similar fashion to actual books? I’ve been spending some time to figure this out, and here are my results: Welcome to my guide to Visual Novels on the Go! Disclaimer:…

Top novels to read 2015April 7, 2017 – 01:12 am

Top novels to read 2015

Some of these books I’ve read. Some I haven’t. But I plan to read them all. You should, too. If you are new to making reading goals, don’t let the idea of 12 good books overwhelm you. You don’t have to read all of these at once, think of this list as one book to read each month. (And note: This post includes affiliate links!) 1. The Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand Hand is a NY Times bestselling author whose story of love, loss and mystery…