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Poisonous CLOZE

Cloze Test Worksheet

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I’m a sucker for this kind of education smackdown. My ideas about schooling are pretty old-fashioned. Unlike the Deweyan progressives who’ve long dominated American education, I think drill and memorization are not just effective but entirely consistent with deep, holistic understanding. The only thing I’m sure I learned in my desultory high-school years is the sonnet prologue to “Romeo and Juliet,” which a frightening ninth-grade English teacher demanded I memorize, or else. I can still recite it, and do. (For some reason, knowing it by heart has not prevented me from understanding it.)

this My pretty progressives education memorization but holistic I'm my sonnet Juliet English or recite some heart from

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3 December 2016

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