English in the Time of Coronavirus

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Schools are closing across the U.S. in an attempt to stem the tide of coronavirus infections. ELA Academy is a good source of free instructional videos for English language arts.

Short Answer Basics Part 3 – Symbolism

Here’s part 3 of the series on short answer questions. In this video, I demonstrate how to analyze a symbol and write about it: Click here to download a worksheet for analyzing and writing about a symbol: SAQ – analyzing a symbol Click here to support ELA Academy on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/ELAAcademy

Short Answer Basics Part 2 – Characterization

Next in the series on short answer questions: characterization. Check out the video: The handout for this one actually covers a different skill, but one I think is needed: how to make your paragraphs flow more smoothly. Click here to download: Paragraph Flow Handout If you missed part one of this series, be sure to watch … Read more