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2007-11-09 06:00:51

By Long, Deborah OUR HIGH SCHOOL CLASSROOMS ARE FILLED WITH STRUGGLING READERS. WE RECOGNIZE SOME OF THEM BY THEIR INTTENTION TO DETAIL, LACK OF ENGAGEMENT WITH TEXT, AND REFUSAL TO USE READING COMPREHENSION STRATEGIES. BUT MANY OF OUR STRUGGLING READERS ARE MORE DIFFICULT TO IDENTIFY.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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