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Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall

Published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Summary:  A man arrives at a lighthouse to take his new job as its keeper.  A cutaway illustration shows him busy, tending the light, painting the walls, and cooking food.   213 more words

Picture Books

KCSS statement

The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies (KCSS) has issued a statement advocating the inclusion of more Social Studies as a graduation requirement for Kentucky high school students. 53 more words


Crowdsourcing the standards: How would you make them better?

It’s been seven years. Seems like yesterday. And now it starts again.

I’m not sure if it’s a law or a regulation. Maybe both. Either way, the Kansas Department of Education is required to review content standards every seven years. 630 more words


Diverse Places - Moving on!

This week we began our final unit of 6th grade Social Studies, Diverse Places – Moving On! Students, in groups, selected two places to compare and contrast. 88 more words

Social Studies

6:32 P.M.

last year, the same place in the hours of disgrace

this time, no shrine, I fall with summer lines

Crude awakens well said, the mountains made of shiny lead… 10 more words


A Quick Update

Directions and ideas for the final visual projects were sent home this week. The projects are due Monday, May 21, 2018. I’m encouraging the 8th graders to get their projects done before the 8th grade trip.  16 more words

Social Studies

Steve Harvey spills the tea on Kardashian-West 'Family Feud' episode

“The best episode” of Celebrity Family Feud is right around the corner, according to Steve Harvey. The host of the long-running game show gave the goods on the ultimate Kardashian-West clan face-off to Ellen DeGeneres. 343 more words