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In Irish it's: leanbh / leanbán / babaí / baibín In Welsh it's "baban" In Scots Gaelic it's "leanabh"
In Irish it's "deartháir" In Welsh it's "brawd" In Scots Gaelic it's "bràthair"
Hell's Kitchen, the section of Manhattan from 34th Street to 59th Street, and Eighth Avenue to the Hudson River, has long been known as an actors' and artists' neighborhood du…e to its proximity to the Broadway Theatre District. Many creative types including actors have made this area of Midtown their home and stomping ground. Several prominent theatre and performing arts organizations are located in Hell's Kitchen as well. Actors coming and going to work at local theatres and performance venues also frequent the area.Burt Reynolds, Bob Hope, James Dean, Madonna, Jerry Seinfeld, and Larry David are among the many famous actors who have lived in the Hell's Kitchen Neighborhood. Alicia Keys, Sylvester Stallone, and Robert DeNiro were born in Hell's Kitchen.Hell's Kitchen is home to several organizations for the acting community providing education and support. [The Actors Studio](http://theactorsstudio.org/) on West 44th Street is a well-known space where actors refine their craft. Members must audition and be invited to join. Known to offer affordable acting classes, the [Actor's Connection]() schedules networking seminars and special events for actors. [The American Theatre of Actors](http://www.americantheatreofactors.com/) is a repertory theatre company on West 54th Street with actors, playwrights and directors. The organization focuses on the promotion of new talent.Don't be surprised if you see a few actors wandering the streets of the Hell's Kitchen neighborhood. You might see some familiar faces coming and going from the [The Actor's Temple](http://www.theactorstemple.org) on West 47th Street, a Jewish synagogue in which many actors and actors' families are members. Comedy events and theatrical performances also take place here throughout the year. [St. Malachy's Actors' Chapel](http://www.actorschapel.org/) on West 49th Street has long attracted show business people as well. Actors created the [Clinton Community Garden]() on West 48th Street in 1977. The group cleaned up the trash in the neighborhood and nurtured this little sanctuary in an unexpected place. This became a refuge from the hustle and bustle of the theatre district, where many worked at night. Today, the Clinton Community Garden is still open, with public area in the front, and a space for key-holding residents of the neighborhood toward the rear. Take a tour of Hearst Publications, at the intersection of 57th Street and Eighth Avenue, and possibly experience a star sighting. Home to some of the top magazines in the world like Seventeen, Good Housekeeping, and Cosmopolitan, actors are often coming and going for interviews and photo shoots.CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th Street films television shows like CBS News and CBS Sports. [The Colbert Report](http://www.colbertnation.com/), [The Late Show with David Letterman](http://www.cbs.com/shows/late_show/), and [The Daily Show](http://www.thedailyshow.com/), are all filmed in Hell's Kitchen. Find free tickets for live tapings on the shows' websites.The neighboring theatre district (east of Eighth Avenue) has the largest concentration of theaters in New York City, but Hell's Kitchen boasts several theaters including the Manhattan Theatre Club, St. Luke's Theatre, New World Stages, the Signature Theatre Company, and the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, a Broadway venue.The federally subsidized Manhattan Plaza, stretching from West 42nd Street to West 43rd Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues has long been a residence for actors. The two towers set aside 70 percent of the apartments for performing artists. Residents have included Al Pacino, James Earl Jones, Andrea McArdle, Mickey Rourke, and Zachary Quinto, among others.Many actors have taken up residence at one point or another or have worked in the New York theatre scene in Hell's Kitchen. Creative types have made this area of Midtown their home and stomping ground, and rightfully so, considering the large concentration of fellow actors and agencies dedicated to the acting community. (MORE)
Sight words are words that are most commonly seen in reading. They are also called high frequency words or some teachers even refer to them as "popcorn" words because they ten…d to "pop" up in many stories. These words are not phonetically spelled in other words therefore you can not sound out these words. When learning sight words you must remember them by memory. Memorizing how to read and spell sight words can be challenging for some students. Here is a list of activities that can help students memorize sight words easily.Students can make word books to help memorize them more easily. Create a page for each word. Primary grades can illustrate the page while intermediate grades can write sentences or paragraphs using the sight words in context.Give students a list of sight words. Have them search for words in their environment or classroom. Once they locate the word they can document where they found these words. The students that find the most words on their list within a certain amount of time wins!Create bingo cards with the selected sight words. Call out the words. Students place bingo chips on the appropriate words. Students must get words in a row to win. To make the game more challenging, have the students fill up the entire board to win.This game is played just like the traditional game of tic tac toe. Instead of using X and O's to play this game, use two sight words instead. This is a great way to practice reading and writing their sight words for repetitive practice.Write your sight words on index cards. Each sight word should be written on two index cards. Place all the cards face down. Each player will take turns flipping over the cards, read the words aloud and find the matching word. If you find the matching word, then the player goes again. If not, the next player takes a turn. Keep playing until all cards have been matched. The player with the most matches wins.Students can begin sight word instruction as early as preschool. Many Kindergarten programs incorporate about sixty to one hundred sight words into their curriculums.Sight words or high frequency words are best learned through repetitive practice. Students will learn how to read and spell sight words through interactive games and activities. Incorporating interactive games is not only a great way for students to learn sight words but also fun for them too! (MORE)
While on a cross country road trip, this father and son were astonished to see the famous motorcycle club, Hells Angels, passing by them on the highway. They then made the unf…ortunate mistake of pulling out their phone and filming them because soon thereafter, one of the motorcyclist smashed their backseat window to pieces and swiftly rode away. (MORE)
Are you looking for enjoyable and interactive ways to teach sight words? Here are five activities to enhance your sight word instruction in your classroom. Your students will …enjoy these activities while increasing their sight word knowledge. Get ready to have fun and watch your students develop a vast sight word knowledge base.Establish a sight word rich classroom. Have your students write sight words and label the entire classroom. Designate a word wall with your weekly sight words, label items around your room with sight words, stick them on the doors, desks etc. The goal is to fill your classroom with sight words. This could be an ongoing project that occurs throughout the entire year.Play a game of charades when teaching sight words. Your students will enjoy acting out their sight words. The more engaged they are with this game, the more likely they will be able to recall these words when they encounter them in context.Play the traditional game of hangman using your sight words. This is a great way for students to practice their reading and spelling of sight words. You can play as a large group, in small groups or in partner pairs. Your students will enjoy learning their sight words through this interactive game of hangman.This game involves some movement, which is always a hit for young children. Copy two sets of sight words onto index cards. Make cutouts of oaktag into lilypads. Tape a set of word cards onto the lilypads (one word on each card). Turn over the first card in the other stack of the sight words. Have a student find that corresponding card on a lilypad and have them "leap" to that word on the floor. Have your students take turns. Make sure they get a chance to leap to all the words.Take a set of legos and tape a bunch of sight words on each lego (one word on each lego). Have your students build legos in small groups. Each student must take legos with words that they can read. When your students have completed their buildings, they can read their lego constructions to their group.Repetition is key when teaching sight words. When a student reads and writes a sight word about five times, it is more likely to commit to memory.Learning sight words should be interactive and multi-sensory in approach. The more engaging the activity the greater the chance that they will integrate them into their long-term memory. When teaching sight words, do not limit the number of activities used, however, provide a variety of engaging activities for reading success. (MORE)
Since our primary mode of communication is speech, it is no wonder that we have so many words to express what we want to say. While the majority of us talk every day, most of …us probably don't think about how the words we use today were developed. (MORE)
In Irish it's "feirm" In Welsh it's "fferm" In Scots Gaelic it's "tuathanas"
In Irish it's "abhainn" In Scots Gaelic it's "abhainn" In Welsh it's "afon"