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  • Analysis Of The Documentary ' Pirates, Galleons, And Treasure ' Globe Trekker '

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    When watching “Pirates, Galleons, and Treasure: Globe Trekker”, one certainly does learn something about pirates and their history. However, that does not mean the documentary is particularly useful. In fact, the documentary while mostly accurate still has some small discrepancies and does not provide enough detail for it to be helpful to those actually studying pirates. The documentary is a fun resource for those who want basic facts, but leaves some facts to assumptions and seems to gloss over

  • Mary Read Research Paper

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    Mary Read was a historically famous female pirate, because she lived in a really rough time period where women could not do a lot of things. Mary Read had to pretend to be a boy almost all her life, because her 1/2 brother Mark died a few days after Mary was born, and to keep the death a secret from her grandmother who supported Mary and her mother because she thought Mark was still alive, that is why she had to pretend to be a boy. Like a usual boy Mary had to go out and get a job to help support

  • My Time At The End Of The Day

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    Throughout the last 2 weeks it was interesting to observe where my time has gone to. Often, we hear others and ourselves say phrases like, “Where has the time gone?” Or, “Where has my day gone to?” With this exercise, I can now comprehend how I spend the majority of my time and figure out how to solve my not having enough time to do it all problem. At the end of the day, one does not have time to do everything, so we have to choose the important items on the list of to-dos. But what do you eliminate

  • Technique to Improve Reding Skills and Reading Comprehension

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    words, one of the best tips on improving reading is to think about how you read in your own language. Start by thinking about how you read different documents. How do you read the newspaper? How do you read novels? How do you read train schedules? and so on. Taking time to think about this will help give you clues on how to read in English - even if you don 't understand every single word. Ask yourself this question: Do I read every word in your own language when I am reading a schedule,

  • Essay On Extensive Reading

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    6. Definition of extensive reading Extensive reading is a language teaching procedure where learners are supposed to read large quantities of material or long texts for global understanding, the principle goal being obtained pleasure from the text (Bamford, 2004). The term of "Extensive Reading" was originally coined by Palmer (1917) and since different terms have been used to refer to extensive reading; such as: "Supplementary Reading", "Book Flood", "Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading", "Substained

  • What Skills Are Important In The Importance Of Phonemic Awareness

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    1. Define phonemic awareness. What skills are important in the instruction of phonemic awareness? a. Phonemic awareness is the ability to hear, isolate, identify, and manipulate the discrete sounds of language, this only involves the sounds of speech and not the letters or words. b. The skills important when instructing phonemic awareness are concepts of print, recognizing/producing rhyme, syllable tasks, blending syllables, phonemic tasks and onset and rime (word families). When instructing phonemic

  • Religious Allegory In Life Of Pi By Yann Martel

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    Religious allegory is a large topic in this novel. Yann Martel parallels many characters in this novel with Religion and Religious figures. When he meets Orange Juice for the first time, he is overwhelmed with happiness. He even compares her to the 'Virgin Mary’ upon first seeing her. Pi exclaims, “Oh blessed Great Mother, Pondicherry fertility goddess, provider of milk and love, wondrous arm spread of comfort, terror of ticks, picker-up of crying ones, are you to witness this tragedy too?” (Martel, 139)

  • Mary Queen Of Scots Summary

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    Lefevers World history Tyler Johnson 27 November 2017 Mary Queen of Scots The book I chose to read was Mary Queen of Scots. The author of this book is Sally Stepanek. The book was published by Chelsea House Publishers in 1987 with a total of 110 pages. The book is about Mary Stuart and her life as a queen and also as a prisoner. It tells of the hardships she had went through and the good times too. To me the book mostly over sees the hardships Mary had went through. Like having to leave her home land

  • Mary Lenox: Comparing The Book And Movie

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    notable enough. I found it interesting how they changed who narrated the story. In the book, the narration was done in more of the author’s POV (Point Of View), while in the movie it was done in Mary’s POV. This was confirmed by this fraise, “My name in Mary Lenox…” in the beginning of the film. In my opinion this was not

  • Life Of Pi By Yann Martel

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    Everyone must learn to overcome, or acclimate to fear. It is an unavoidable part of life. People do not usually address all of their fears at one time, but occasionally, unlikely situations occur. In Life Of Pi, by Yann Martel, Piscine (Pi) Patel overcomes many fears, in a slight 227 days aboard a lifeboat, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. He and his family are in the process of moving, when the Tsimtsum, the boat they are boarding, mysteriously sinks. Pi is the only survivor, along with an orangutan