Wow! I’m beat.
Today I had the privilege of teaching some movement meditation and mindfulness techniques to a very wise, yet intermittently rambunctious group of elementary students. 445 more words
Our ELA period is broken up into reading, writing, grammar, and spelling. Currently, my students are studying nouns, specifically making singular nouns plural. Prior to this new unit, they were studying the four types of sentences, complete subjects and predicates, simple subjects and predicates, fragments, run-ons, and compound and complex sentences. 203 more words
The Stratford Zoo Midnight Revue Presents: Macbeth by Ian Lendler, illustrated by Zack Giallongo
When the gates shut at night at The Stratford Zoo, the animals come out to play. They steal the keys from one of the zoo keepers as they leave and all of the cages are unlocked. Vendors walk the aisles selling treats like peanuts and earthworms to the growing crowd. Then on stage, the theater begins with the lion as Macbeth. After meeting with the witches, the question is whether Macbeth will eat the king. Lady Macbeth proposes different preparations to make the king taste better, and Macbeth finally succumbs and eats the king. But then, as with any Shakespearean tragedy, others must be eaten too. This is a wild and wonderful combination of Shakespeare, hungers both human and animal, and plenty of humor. 148 more words