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Influential within the debate over explicitness of strategy instruction are Fountas and Pinnell (1996), who have argued that strategies cannot be directly taught.
This edition of "M*A*S*H" omits the sexual explicitness, expletive language and bursts of savagely dark tone of the movie, and even rounds the edges of the TV show's biting humor and occasionally mordant seriousness.
It could be a blessing in disguise because now we have far more freedom in terms of explicitness,' said Balls.
The season proper starts on October 19 with a three-night run of The Country Wife, William Wycherley's 17th century farce, controversial for its sexual explicitness even in its own time.
The study combines different research methods and data to develop a cross- sectional comparison of the subjects, and also applies a combined product-and-process analysis method to one type of explicitation: increased cohesive explicitness of the target text.
In addition to the explicitness of feedback, effective early years literacy teachers provide highly explicit instruction in word and text level strategies and knowledge (Mazzoli & Gambrell, 2003; National Reading Panel, 2000; Snow et al.
Like last year's Hamlet the play is directed by controversial Catalan director Calixto Bieito, and attracted hostile criticism in Edinburgh for its sexual explicitness.
But even those who may be offended by ``Late Marriage's'' explicitness will probably be more shocked by the extreme dysfunction misconstrued as family values that eventually rises to swamp the film's lovers.
It showed the increased amount and explicitness of sex over the past few years.
Artistic director David Allen said: "The play is lyrical and erotic - we have not gone for pornographic explicitness.
But they added: "This edition contained a sexual suggestion about them which, by its nature and explicitness, went beyond even the broad limits which the programme has established for itself.
Bent, Martin Sherman's wrenching drama of gay men in the Holocaust, caused American rating-board anxiety because of the sexual explicitness of one minor scene.