Collective Nouns for Facts - We all know about collective nouns – those words for groups of things of a single kind. From a pride of lions and a gaggle of geese, to a fixie of hipsters, these terms conjure up wonderful imagery and fill gaps in our lexicon. So, let’s say you have a bunch of facts; what do you call this? While it’s unclear what to say for a collection of substantive bits of information, for small and relatively unimportant facts, the choice is clear: a pursuit of trivia.
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I'm Lovin Lit: Interactive Notebook Linky Party ~ Five for Friday! - makes me think of how we had to think nouns to describe ourselves rather than adjectives and how a book like this would help students accomplish this