Don't assume your students know the parts of speech or basic sentence structure.

The Writing Box: The Parts of Speech Poem. "Every name is called a noun,/as field and fountain, street and town.The interjection cries out, "Hark!/I need an exclamation mark!

Create free standing Umbris patio roof structures to cover garden dining areas, kitchens or pool areas. These structures can be designed with minimal supporting posts or vertical timber louvres for additional protection.

Create free standing Umrbis patio roof structures to cover garden dining areas, kitchens or pool areas. These structures can be designed with minimal supporting posts or vertical timber louvres for additional protection.

The series Broken Houses by Ofra Lapid, is based on photographs of abandoned structures neglected by man and destroyed by the weather. The photographs are found on the internet and used to create small scale models. Afterward the models are photographed again, omitted from their background and placed in gray.

pieces from the 'Broken Houses' series by Ofra Lapid, small-scale models constructed from photographs of abandoned structures

This ones for older students and can push students to use several different kinds of prompts in their writing. I love that it is visually stimulating and therefore students are more likely to refer to it when writing in class. It shows that there are many ways to evaluate a text and starting with each prompt can change the tone and content of your paragraph/essay. This can be used anytime my students are asked to analyze/evaluate a text, story, video, etc.

Why You Should Never Trust Spell Check

27 Evaluative writing prompts - or evaluative linking words/phrases - that you can use in an essay.

Infographic: How Long Did Famous Structures Take to Build?

How Long Did Famous Structures Take to Build? #infographic

INTRIGUING ARCHITECTURE long pin full of information about history of famous buildings across the centuries. DATES and names of ARCHITECTS included, as well as less known fascinating info some people call Pinned via Montbiz.

Cool idea for a science station for strong and stable structures

Cool idea for a block station to show them what they can build and to post pics of cool things they or other students have built!

3.6m x 3.1m Lean to Pergola Gazebo kit with 95mm posts http://gazebokings.com/ http://gazebokings.com/cheap-wooden-gazebo-kits-for-sale-uk/

3.6m x 3.1m Lean to Pergola Gazebo kit with 95mm posts

An attached lean-to pergola, entry pergola, pergola porch or canopy can be a fabulous extension to your home. Build your own from the plans, or find ideas for an attached pergola kit here.

Research for Writing ~ Government Types Infographic.  Good for generalized current info all the way to basic structure of a Post-apocalyptic Dystopian society.

Research for Writing ~ Government Types Infographic. Good for generalized current info all the way to basic structure of a Post-apocalyptic Dystopian society.

Complex Structures - Patrick Hickley  Hand printed cyanotypes on watercolour paper, with thread hand stitched over top.

Art idea stitch stereotypes over photos? Complex Structures - Patrick Hickley Hand printed cyanotypes on watercolour paper, with thread hand stitched over top.

Farmhouse - Border Oak - oak framed houses, oak framed garages and structures.

Best trapp: Farmhouse - Border Oak - oak framed houses, oak framed garages and structures.

the most amazing thing to read ever.

writing, sentence variety, sentence length, Interesting for any writer, saved this for myself: This Sentence Has Five Words – Gary Provost

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