Maxim for this beautiful Friday...Remember, there are no wrong interpretations. The author of this precept, Wayne Gretzky, a former Canadian ice hockey player and coach. Read about "The Legend of 99" below... #kindnessmatters #determination #strategy
For the higher level Close Readers, John Milton's precept from July 19th "Tomorrow to fresh woods, and pastures new" comes from Milton's "Lycidas" poem. If you close read slowly and look at the definitions, especially "The Pilot", "Wipe the tears" and "Weep no more" unravels a deeper meaning of "Tomorrow to fresh woods, and pastures new"
Today's precept or maxim...
Precept and maxim are synonyms
This precept is dedicated to Calvin Gilfillan. You are headed to greatness in the world. Keep doing what you are doing.
Today's quote can be interpreted in so many ways. There is never a wrong interpretation, just make it speak to your heart. If I Close Read the Table of Contents for July, R.J. Palacio states, "July Precepts-Fresh Starts." The Table of Contents helps me a lot plus googling John Milton gives me a lot of clarity.
From our quick Close Read of a simple illustration, we learned that R.J. Palacio has written 3 books with a movie being released in the Fall. The main character, Auggie, has a rare facial deformity known as Treacher Collins Syndrome. I've chosen "365 Days of Wonder" to feature a daily precept for Close Reading. Precept means "words to live by" or "general rule of action." Precepts unravel great meaning when using higher-order thinking skills. Like my Facebook page and join the Close Reading fun.
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