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There are HOW MANY Obstacles on the Hero’s Journey? Nothing is ever easy for the hero! On the monomythical Hero’s Journey, the main character must endure a “Trail of Trials.” There are an average of 15 obstacles in the middle of the first books of Harr

Passive and active voice explained simply, without all the confusing grammar lingo! Learn how to find and correct passive voice to make your #writing stronger.

Passive and active voice explained simply, without all the confusing grammar lingo! Learn how to find and correct passive voice to make your #writing stronger.

Kick your writing career into high gear with this year’s list of the best writing websites | Writer's Board

Kick your writing career into high gear with this year’s list of the best writing websites | Writer's Board

Chicken, Cranberry, Pecan Salad Wraps - a super lunch or wonderful addition! This salad is perfect for any occasion and very easy to make. Chicken, Cranberry, Pecan Salad Wraps - delicious and satisfying!

Chicken, Cranberry, Pecan Salad Wraps - a super lunch or wonderful addition! This salad is perfect for any occasion and very easy to make. Chicken, Cranberry, Pecan Salad Wraps - delicious and satisfying!

Avocado Bacon Crustless Quiche - Eggs, bacon, cheese, and avocado in one easy to prepare dish. Perfect for #breakfast #brunch #lunch or #dinner

Avocado Bacon Crustless Quiche - Eggs, bacon, cheese, and avocado in one easy to prepare dish. Perfect for #breakfast #brunch #lunch or #dinner

J.K. Rowling vs. Stephanie Meyer (read this review of Twilight, it's golden. sums up all my thoughts about it: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/16535639)

J.K. Rowling vs. Stephanie Meyer (read this review of Twilight, it's golden. sums up all my thoughts about it: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/16535639)

Vegetable gardening guide for New Zealand. From L to Z.

Vegetable gardening guide for New Zealand. From L to Z.

June Gardening NZ Tips: New seasons fruit trees and roses start to arrive in store this month so it’s a great time to prepare the garden and head into Palmers to see the new seasons range.

June Gardening NZ Tips: New seasons fruit trees and roses start to arrive in store this month so it’s a great time to prepare the garden and head into Palmers to see the new seasons range.

INSTRUCTION - This would be great to read aloud and then post as an anchor chart in a late primary or junior classroom (maybe modify the vocabulary to avoid frustration). Make sure to really exaggerate the monotonous nature of using the same sentence length over and over, and the flow and excitement of varying the lengths! A great way for students to really understand how prosody relates to writing convention.

INSTRUCTION - This would be great to read aloud and then post as an anchor chart in a late primary or junior classroom (maybe modify the vocabulary to avoid frustration). Make sure to really exaggerate the monotonous nature of using the same sentence length over and over, and the flow and excitement of varying the lengths! A great way for students to really understand how prosody relates to writing convention.