Enhancing Vocabulary | Shades of Meaning: Start with an okay word and use a thesaurus to identify 8 synonyms. Have students circle 3 of the synonyms in varying degrees of strength. Fill up the remaining paint-swatch boxes with the varied synonyms, building up.
TYPOGRAPHY MODULE 31/01/13 This typography poster reflects the busy, bustling and loud atmosphere of the city. The textural aspect of the letterpress also help to create interest and add a hand-made, personal quality to the typeface.
I just had my English 10 (ie. entry-level college English/"freshman composition") students practice identifying fallacies in argumentation using this clip from Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Ad hominem, "begging the question," false analogy...this scene is rife. ;)