Date of publication: 2017-08-22 00:06
Imagine that Soon-Li, a Korean student in Seoul, is your pen pal. Write a letter to her describing the place where you live (your house, your neighborhood, or even your hometown). Try to explain what makes where you live different from other places. Use specific sensory details to make it interesting and vivid for the reader.
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No Fear Shakespeare puts Shakespeare's language side-by-side with a facing-page translation into modern English—the kind of English people actually speak today.
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Three to five performance levels is usually best, but use what works for your assignment. More levels might make it difficult to parse out differences between each. Fewer ratings might not account for enough variance in the quality of the assignments different quality of work may receive the same rating because there are not enough categories to separate them out. Do you want to have a very variable grading structure, such as 6-5, or are there only a few categories, like advanced, proficient, needs improvement?
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