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Sudden Shower, A

James Whitcomb Riley Indiana University Press ePub

BAREFOOTED boys scud up the street,

Or skurry under sheltering sheds;

And schoolgirl faces, pale and sweet,

Gleam from the shawls about their heads.

Doors bang; and mother-voices call

From alien homes; and rusty gates

Are slammed; and high above it all,

The thunder grim reverberates.

And then, abrupt,—the rain! the rain!—

The earth lies gasping; and the eyes

Behind the streaming window-pane

Smile at the trouble of the skies.

The highway smokes; sharp echoes ring;

The cattle bawl and cowbells clank;

And into town comes galloping

The farmer’s horse, with streaming flank.

The swallow dips beneath the eaves,

And flirts his plumes and folds his wings;

And under the catawba leaves

The caterpillar curls and clings.

The bumble-bee is pelted down

The wet stem of the hollyhock;

And sullenly, in spattered brown,

The cricket leaps the garden walk.

Within, the baby claps his hands

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"N" Words: COOP-HSPT Vocabulary

Ace Academics Ace Academics ePub
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1: Introduction

Friis-Hansen, E. CABI PDF

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Introduction

Esbern Friis-Hansen

Towards Implementation of Adaptation to Climate Change in Rural Africa

Climate change is widely acknowledged to be one of the fundamental challenges facing Africa and the entire world in the 21st century. In its fifth assessment, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presents overwhelming scientific evidence that human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases are changing the global climate (IPCC, 2013).

Climate change mitigation of CO2 emissions is a global challenge, and the narratives of how to conceptualize climate change mitigation and adaptation and how to act on this knowledge are being negotiated in the Conference of the Parties

(COP) under the United Nations Framework

Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

During the 21st COP held in Paris in 2015, global agreement was reached on a new clear roadmap for reaching US$100 billion of international finance for climate change mitigation and adaptation for developing countries by

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To the Student

Elliott Quinley Saddleback Educational Publishing PDF

Lesson

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Reasons for Writing

Every piece of writing—from a short note to a long novel—is written for a reason.

Perhaps the writer’s goal is to tell a story or to describe a person or a place. Or it may be to explain why an event happened, or to urge the reader to take action.

A. Use words from the box to complete the sentences about four kinds of writing

with different goals. If any words are unfamiliar, look them up in the dictionary. expository          narrative          persuasive          descriptive

1. ________________________ writing attempts to convince the reader that a particular idea has merit.

2. ________________________ writing tells a story, usually relating events in chronological order.

3. ________________________ writing creates a picture in the reader’s mind of an object, event, or person.

4. ________________________ writing explains an opinion, process, or idea, often by using a definition or a cause and effect.

B. Write an example sentence to demonstrate each of the four “reasons for writing.”

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Factoring Polynomials: COOP-HSPT Algebra

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