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Caroline Tuiolosega

College Pathway

This post contains the slides to a Face Book Live video posted at the  Rooster's Teaching Resources Face Book page on March 14, 2020. These slides are specific to American Samoa, but are relevant to any 8th grade through junior high school student.


The Power of Latin & Greek Roots

Did you know that over 60% of all English words have Latin or Greek roots?  You can not teach every word, but you can teach word roots that help unlock the meaning of multiple words. This post discusses the benefits of learning Latin and Greek roots and provides teaching strategies and ideas that support the learning of these roots.

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Why read the classics?

 Looking for a novel to share with your students? With more than 10,000 young adult novels published annually, the choices are vast. With  such an extensive collection, there is certainly something for every niche and for everyone.  I would suggest, however, that you look no further than the classics. Why read the classics? This post gives 5 reasons why classic literature benefits students.

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