Using figurative language
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Using figurative language

Clip from The Boxtrolls

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A very brief discussion between two of the exterminators about figurative speech.

A very brief discussion between two of the exterminators about figurative speech.

Charlotte's first message
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Charlotte's first message

Clip from Charlotte's Web

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What does Charlotte write in her web? Why do you think she writes this message? How do the Zuckermans react when they see the message?

What does Charlotte write in her web? Why do you think she writes this message? How do the Zuckermans react when they see the message?

Using rhyme to describe yourself
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Using rhyme to describe yourself

Clip from Three Kinds of Writing

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One person uses rhyming verse to describe himself

One person uses rhyming verse to describe himself

Charlotte's Web opening scene
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Charlotte's Web opening scene

Clip from Charlotte's Web

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Fern saves the runt from the axe. Why does Fern's dad get the axe? How does Fern convince her father to let her keep the runt? What is the significance of the frypan? How ...

Fern saves the runt from the axe. Why does Fern's dad get the axe? How does Fern convince her father to let her keep the runt? What is the significance of the frypan? How does the opening scene in the film differ from the opening scene in the book?

The animals rise up against Horton
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The animals rise up against Horton

Clip from Dr Seuss' Horton Hears a Who

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Mrs Kangaroo rallies the animals, claiming Horton is poisoning the minds of children with his 'Imaginary' tales of people living on the speck.

Mrs Kangaroo rallies the animals, claiming Horton is poisoning the minds of children with his 'Imaginary' tales of people living on the speck.

Shakespeare is hard to understand skit
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Shakespeare is hard to understand skit

Clip from You're Skitting Me

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At Stratford Upon Avon high school, a student tries to copy answers from a teenage Shakespeare, but doesn't understand a word Shakespeare has written! Funny skit from the ...

At Stratford Upon Avon high school, a student tries to copy answers from a teenage Shakespeare, but doesn't understand a word Shakespeare has written! Funny skit from the junior comedians.

Never copy from Shakespeare!
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Never copy from Shakespeare!

Clip from You're Skitting Me

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Parody of Shakespearean english.

Parody of Shakespearean english.

Who's to say what's proper?
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Who's to say what's proper?

Clip from Alice In Wonderland

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After revealing she is not wearing a corset and stockings, Alice questions social norms. Who's to say what's proper What if it was agreed that it was proper to wear a cod fish ...

After revealing she is not wearing a corset and stockings, Alice questions social norms. Who's to say what's proper What if it was agreed that it was proper to wear a cod fish on your head.

Lady Vocab
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Lady Vocab: Authentic

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC Me March 4, 2015

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Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab
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Lady Vocab: Infectious

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC Me March 18, 2015

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Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab
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Lady Vocab: Ponder

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC Me March 11, 2015

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Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab
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Lady Vocab: Elevate

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC Me March 25, 2015

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Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Lady Vocab is a talented singer who loves to sing about words.

Charlotte's second message
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Charlotte's second message

Clip from Charlotte's Web

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Charlotte decides to write another word in the web. Why does Wilbur choose 'terrific'? What other words do the animals come up with? How do you feel when people come together ...

Charlotte decides to write another word in the web. Why does Wilbur choose 'terrific'? What other words do the animals come up with? How do you feel when people come together to help you? Can you think of any synonyms for 'terrific'?

Templeton spills the beans
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Templeton spills the beans

Clip from Charlotte's Web

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Wilbur saves Charlotte from being captured by Fern's brother. Templeton says 'Ironic isn't it? He saved you and they're saving him for Christmas.' What does Templeton mean? ...

Wilbur saves Charlotte from being captured by Fern's brother. Templeton says 'Ironic isn't it? He saved you and they're saving him for Christmas.' What does Templeton mean? Why does a 'spring pig rarely gets to see the snows of winter?'

Fairytales and giants versus ogres
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Fairytales and giants versus ogres

Clip from Shrek

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A group of townsfolk head off to find Shrek, a solitude-loving ogre, hoping to capture him for a reward. While outside, they tell cautionary tales about what ogres do to ...

A group of townsfolk head off to find Shrek, a solitude-loving ogre, hoping to capture him for a reward. While outside, they tell cautionary tales about what ogres do to humans, but Shrek interrupts to set the record straight. Shrek tells them they are thinking of giants, not ogres, and explains that ogres are actually much worse. After roaring loudly, he reminds them to run away. The scene shows two reoccurring themes used in the film, fairytales and misrepresentation.

The Storybuilding Tool Kit
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The Storybuilding Tool Kit: Book Report by Emily

ABC Me May 10, 2019

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Emily is a big fan of Blink and You Die from the Ruby Redfort series by Lauren Child.

Emily is a big fan of Blink and You Die from the Ruby Redfort series by Lauren Child.

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Clip from Behind the News Special

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Girl gets published at the age of 12
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Girl gets published at the age of 12

Clip from Behind the News

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Hannah Chandler may be just 12yearsold but she's already written a book that's been published; pretty impressive! Find out how encouragement from her teacher and a great idea ...

Hannah Chandler may be just 12yearsold but she's already written a book that's been published; pretty impressive! Find out how encouragement from her teacher and a great idea helped her find success as a young writer.