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Thinking Classroom Suggested Books & Websites
Here's a searchable list of books and links that inspire Thinking Classroom.

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More recommendations appear on the Thinking Classroom Pages and you can learn about Thinking Classroom principles & practices though my own books, Books by Mike Fleetham.

Disclaimer: I'm not responsible for the content of any links or other folks' books, however I hope you find some valuable ideas in them.
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Idiom Resource

Idiom Resource Express yourself richly in English.

www.learn-english-today.com/idioms/idioms_proverbs.html

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Categories: Websites, English, Language, Creativity

Tags: Metaphor

Tongue Twisters

Tongue Twisters Tongue twisters for a short classroom diversion and brain break.

davidpbrown.co.uk/tongue-twisters.html

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Categories: Websites, English, Language

Tags: Fun

The Wilfred Owen Association

The Wilfred Owen Association World War One through the eyes of a poet.

www.wilfredowen.org.uk

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Categories: Websites, Language, Teaching & Learning

Tags: Conflict Poetry

Metaphors

Metaphors A non-nonsense site providing quick and clear descriptions of popular and lesser know metaphors.

http://metaphors.com/

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Categories: Websites, Language

Tags: Comparison Metaphor

Similes Dictionary

Similes Dictionary A fun and comprehensive resource book of similes. Use it to stimulate discussion, encourage thinking. And to inspire children to invent their own similes.

Available from Amazon

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Categories: Suggested Books, Language

Tags: Comparison Simile

The Seven Basic Plots
by Christopher Booker

The Seven Basic Plots <br>by Christopher Booker A comprehensive, well-written and wide ranging study of the common heritage of all stories.

Available from Amazon

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Categories: Suggested Books, Language, English

Tags: Story

Story Resources for the Classroom

Story Resources for the Classroom Clearly laid out and practically useful site for using stories in class.

www.storyarts.org

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Categories: Websites, Language, English

Tags: Story