Editor's note: We are so inspired by third grade teacher-adviser, Beth Orticelli, from Illinois, who uses Storyworks to draw students into studying “text features” in such a creative way. Her decidedly precise approach to helping students make meaning from text, “Surgery Day,” as she calls it, has children scan nonfiction stories for text features, and they love every minute of it...

A Creative Classroom Activity for Teaching Text Features: Surgery!

Editor's note: We are so inspired by third grade teacher-adviser, Beth Orticelli, from Illinois, who uses Storyworks to draw students into studying “text features” in such a creative way. Her decidedly precise approach to helping students make meaning from text, “Surgery Day,” as she calls it, has children scan nonfiction stories for text features, and they love every minute of it...

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Word Detective - Ugly Duckling

The meaning of life is that there is no meaning other than what you give it. I have explained this to my child and as early ad they could understand it. Not understanding this robs people of enjoying the donut in the first place. #ariel

What Others Can’t Tell You About the Purpose Of Living When You’ll End Up Dying Anyway

The meaning of life is that there is no meaning other than what you give it. I have explained this to my child and as early ad they could understand it. Not understanding this robs people of enjoying the donut in the first place. #ariel

10 Common Dream Meanings : Here is an interesting infographic found on Pinterest that features some pretty reasonable explanations or we could say interpretations of 10 rather common dreams. 10 Common Dream Meanings Notes : First, dreams are said to be the ” successions of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that occur usually involuntarily in the mind […]

10 Common Dream Meanings : Here is an interesting infographic found on Pinterest that features some pretty reasonable explanations or we could say interpretations of 10 rather common dreams. 10 Common Dream Meanings Notes : First, dreams are said to be the ” successions of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that occur usually involuntarily in the mind […]

Give your outdoor holiday display a spiritual touch with a 3-Pc. Solar Nativity Silhouette Stake Set. It features Mary and Joseph celebrating the birth of baby Jesus. One of the figures is praying, while the other is holding a solar-

Give your outdoor holiday display a spiritual touch with a 3-Pc. Solar Nativity Silhouette Stake Set. It features Mary and Joseph celebrating the birth of baby Jesus. One of the figures is praying, while the other is holding a solar-

Let students learn how math concepts are connected to the real-world as they design their own OBSTACLE RACE COURSE! Focusing on Area and Perimeter means--Math is everywhere in this project based learning activity (PBL). Designing, creating, and problem solving are key features of this resource. Design An Obstacle Course! $

Project Based Learning: Obstacle Race Course with Area and Perimeter (PBL)

Let students learn how math concepts are connected to the real-world as they design their own OBSTACLE RACE COURSE! Focusing on Area and Perimeter means--Math is everywhere in this project based learning activity (PBL). Designing, creating, and problem solving are key features of this resource. Design An Obstacle Course! $

Getting in TTouch: Understanding and Influence Your Horse's Personality.  Interpreting the meaning of common facial features on your horse

Getting in TTouch: Understanding and Influence Your Horse's Personality. Interpreting the meaning of common facial features on your horse

9 Most Important Features for Mobile Sites

9 Most Important Features for Mobile Sites

When creating a mobile website you think of typography and decide not to experiment with font colors and types. You carefully select content that would engage and entertain. You even predict your vis…

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