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Summer Loving, edited by Alison Tyler, with my story "Fireworks Display." This anthology is a charity project with all proceeds going to support fellow author Sommer Marsden, whose husband was diagnosed with cancer last year.

from RainbowsWithinReach

Organization in The Classroom

Book Buckets - Organized with Picture of the book and housing all the manipulatives and puppets for acting out the story

This is a small sheet that I use with my kiddos whenever introducing a new story that we will be studying for a few days. The first day that introduce the story I always model a picture walk and think aloud. The kiddos then make predictions (on this document) based on what we saw and thought about the story. Then we fold them up and place them in a "Prediction Pail." After we read the story we quickly go through all of the predictions and see how close their thinking was to the actual story.

Repost from @martu_reyn - Stranger Things... God, I really, really fell in love with this show and i had to make a little drawing of it. Its story kept me on the edge of my chair on many occasions and the songs, costumes, places and characters they really make you travel in time to the eighties. I love it and the cast is amazing. These children are the cutest thing in this world! They have a great future and I can't wait for see them in the second season! ✨ Oh, and happy birthday for the…

from Her Inklings

My creative soul is like a lima bean

"I want to sleep with this fictional character, but I can't. So everyone in their universe will have to do them for me." ~ Fan Fiction Writers

from Scrubs Magazine

5 great books by or about nurses

The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Enemy Lines by Cate Lineberry The daughter and granddaughter of nurses, Lineberry tells the harrowing tale of the survivors of a 1943 plane crash in Nazi-occupied Albania. Fear of endangering those who helped them, led the survivors to keep their story secret for years. Now Lineberry tells the tale of uncommon bravery.

reddit writing prompt (this links to short stories, please be advised that some may contain bad language)

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Common Core: Graphic Organizers for Reading Literature Grades 3-5

4th Grade Reading Literature Graphic Organizers for Common Core. Easy to use. Not only functional but cute! Best selling item. $

Last week, Wes and I started doing preschool at home. The letter we started learning about is ‘A’ and we are doing lots of activities with apples. One of my favorite apple books is Ten Apples Up on Top by Dr. Seuss. I was inspired to do this activity after reading this idea from Buggy and …

Helen grew up in a pit village in Tyneside in the post-war years, with her gran, aunties and uncles living nearby. She felt safe with them, but they could not protect her from her neglectful mother and violent father. Behind closed doors, she suffered years of abuse. Sometimes she talked to an imaginary sister, the only one who understood her pain. Jenny was adopted at six weeks and grew up in Newcastle. An only child, she knew she was loved, and with the support of her parents she went