As an historical dictionary, this work shows changes in the meanings of words over time, using dated quotations to illustrate these shifts. Thus, DCHP-2 includes words that have become outdated or obsolete and lists for the sake of historical completeness words and meanings that are considered offensive or derogatory today. These words, however, are clearly marked.
Pluriliteracies Teaching for Learning (PTL) shows teachers and materials developers ways of fostering deep learning by paying attention to the development of students‘ subject specific literacies as well as their conceptual understanding and automatization of subject-specific procedures, skills and strategies.
This is a lesson plan for grades 7-12. After reading aloud the opening stanzas of Poe's "The Raven", students note their reactions to the language, including impressions of the poem's speaker and atmosphere, the mood and tone of the poem and words, and details that Poe uses to create effect.