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"The Spooky Thing", by William O. Steele

"The Spooky Thing", by William O.

Other ways to say ... Said, Went, Scared, Big, Small, Sad, Happy, Saw, Next, Great, Good, Bad, Positive Character Words, Negative Character Words, Time Transition Words for Narratives and Transition Words for Information and Argument Texts. (16 page digital download)

Synonyms Posters - WOW Words

This file consists of 14 WOW Word Posters, 2 Character Word Posters, one poster for Time Transition Words (for Narratives) and one poster for Transition Words

Back in March I blogged about becoming a growth mindset school following our staff launch event.  Since that time we have been very busy preparing to roll out the ethos to the whole school. Here's ...

Growth Mindset Launch

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list  To Kill a Mockingbird would be interesting to pair with All American Boys.

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

To Kill A Mockingbird, This is a study guide for To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. During the first half of To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee constructs a sweet and affectionate portrait of growing up in the vanished world of small town Alabama.

The Book Thief, Markus Zusak. If you've not read this, then you must! Clear your diary and get some tissues.

The Book Thief, Markus Zusak: The book is narrated by death, so right away you know it’s going to make you think about the time we have on Earth. And as you’ll be reminded by reading this, time is precious. I've read this book it's great!

Strawberry Vodka Slush Recipe. It's the perfect summer cocktail! Sweet, fruity and really easy to make! I love making a huge batch and keeping it in the freezer all summer for parties!

Strawberry Vodka Slush

Strawberry Vodka Slush Recipe - it's the perfect summer cocktail! Sweet, fruity and above all easy to make! I love making a huge batch and keeping it in the freezer all summer.

"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort."   - J.R.R. Tolkien - The Hobbit  I read this first in the 2nd grade. I love Tolkein.

Why Tolkien was a fine modern artist

The Hobbit is the story of Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit from the shire who goes on the adventure of a lifetime. The Hobbit is less complicated and easier to read than the Lord of The Rings but still full of adventure, excitement and exploration.

The Guardian's list of the 100 greatest novels of all time                                                                                                                                                                                 More

The 100 greatest novels of all time: The list

Gulliver's Travels: book vs movie Context: First of all, there is a big difference between the contexts in which both works were .

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Do you have a little one learning to tell time? I love this flower clock craft to help with teaching time to kids! Natalie and Mary at The Thrifty Turtle will show you how to make this Flower Peta.

We're Going on a Word Hunt (fun hide and seek game!) for kids who are learning how to read

We're Going on a Word Hunt (fun hide and seek game!) for sight words/vocab words. To diferentiate for multiple students use colored post it notes (each child has their own color post it with words they are working on) Recording sheet has pictures

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