“Why is J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy so compelling? How about The Matrix or Harry Potter? What makes these disparate worlds come alive are clear, consistent rules for how people, societies — and even the laws of physics — function in these fictional universes. Author Kate Messner offers a few tricks for you, too, to create a world worth exploring in your own words.”
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“Ah, the ancient art of rhetoric. There’s no escaping it. Variously defined as “the art of argumentation and discourse” or, by Aristotle in his fragmented treatise, as “the means of persuasion [that] could be found in the matter itself; and then stylistic arrangement,” rhetoric is complicated.” …more at Open Culture
Sarah McIntyre is offering this poster free for downloading.
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Warning: Short Rant…
There’s that ‘trained’ part again. I’m busting my butt as basically an Experienced library clerk because I know what could be done but I’m shooting in the dark; wishing there was someone I could turn to, someone truly trained. (And then /or at least, someone to do the clerk stuff so I could do/learn more…help students more.) Read About Survival above if you’re into the topic.
Watch this…We Need This!
…or with your teachers to share with their students.
Little Video, Big Messages