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Happy Friday!

Drafts of the hero’s journey are done and the revising has begun! Students have been working really hard to tell their own creative heroic journey, incorporating effective dialogue and using imagery to pull the readers in. 136 more words

Language Arts

What's the Work During Modeling?

Having looked at conceptual modeling in science last spring, this might be a good time to consider some questions about instructional modeling in any content. 330 more words

Middle School Activities

Today we’re mixing it up. There are ¬†a variety of games and activities here. You may play the games in any order. Please stay on the activity that has been assigned, though. 142 more words


Third Grade Games - Let's Learn Some Rivers!

Hello, Third Grade! You may do these activities in any order you choose. If you have a favorite, you may play it more than once! 70 more words


First Grade: Ancient Egypt

Here are some cool posts we did last year on Ancient Egypt. Check them out for lots of games and activities!

First Grade Ancient Egypt… 25 more words


Writing Lesson-Day 35

This was my fifth grade daughter’s writing assignment for today (courtesy of Easy Peasy All In One Homeschool-5th grade)

  1. Write a short story using at least three of the vocabulary (bold) words from day 31 or day 33.
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Indigenous Peoples Day Offers Authenticity to the History Classroom

It is admittedly difficult to authentic connections to the history students are learning about but connections can be found. For years an authentic debate over the existence of Columbus Day as a federal holiday has been roiling. 99 more words

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