Insert a New Scene into Macbeth
Compose Act 5 Scene 5a: Lady Macbeth is reading letters while weeping. Enter Ross. Compose Act 6 Scene 1: Donalbain visits the Witches. Compose Act 5 Scene 9b: Malcolm’s speech in which he “accounts the loves” of his thanes and kinsmen. Write a new opening for the play. Emphasize action and quick dialogue. Use Act […]
Here’s an idea that could snowball!
Find a “copyright-free” etext online at, say, Project Gutenberg or here or here Start a new blog. Parse your etext into manageable chunks and insert into your blog. Add graphics and organizers. Edit theme. Voila. Look at Castle of Otranto and The Jesuit Relations and the History of New France as examples. Search for works […]
Bloggiest start to the bloggiest year ever.
What a funny word, “bloggiest”. Should I say it is a “most bloggy” start to the year? Does correct English matter in a blog? All students I teach have begun a blog, of sorts. For the most part, I’ve insisted the content of the blog must be school or course related, the myriad responses to […]
Three Questions – by Leo Tolstoy
One day it occurred to a certain emperor that if he only knew the answers to three questions, he would never stray in any matter. What is the best time to do each thing? Who are the most important people to work with? What is the most important thing to do at all times? The […]
Flickr is now enabled.
If I could figure out how to use Flickr smartly, so can you. Flickr is “third party” to snowotherway. Read it’s terms and conditions carefully. You are only invited, not required, to enable an account with flickr, but . . . what fun.
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STJ Volleyball Championship Graghics Challenge
Help with the graphics for our Senior Girls ASAA Championship website. Look at the header images here: supervoley asaa.reveal.ca ours We can do better, I know it. The images you use to create the header MUST be “public domain” such as those from freefoto.com. I prefer 100% verifiable original artwork. If I am in doubt, […]
Hotlinking Images? We have all done it. Warnings!Warnings!Warnings!
When adding an image to your page with a link to an image on another site, you may get unexpected results. This is called hotlinking: when images appear to be embedded on your page, but are simply linked to someone else’s page. Advantages: no bandwidth or disk quota used from your account because you are […]
Style Your Blog
Before you go further, choose a theme that has a “Theme Editor” (variously titled such as “Theme Options”, “Edit Styles”). Choose a theme that allows you to change the header image AND the font colours(StripedPlus isn’t only one, is it?). Step One: Title your blog.(do not use your name) Step Two: Write your own one […]