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Wacky We-Search - Note From Weather School - Teacher Sample

July 25   Dear Mr and Mrs. Hurricane,      I am writing to tell you of your daughter, Esther's behavior at school today.  First, please dis…

Started by Don McHenry

5 Jun 24, 2013
Reply by Lynne Lawson

Book Review: "Terrible Things" by Eve Bunting

The book Terrible Things by Eve Bunting is an allegory  of the Holocaust. The story takes place in a clearing in the woods where various cr…

Started by Karen Lucas

2 Apr 21, 2011
Reply by Karen Lucas

"Of Thee I Sing" by Barack Obama...a review

Of Thee I Sing, by Barack Obama, is a wonderful letter to his daughter that touches many facets of education.  He has written a moving trib…

Started by Virginia Coffee

1 Apr 5, 2011
Reply by Corbett Harrison

"Jumanji" by Chris Van Allsburg

Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg is a classic in children's literature.  It captures the essence, and sometimes dangerous nature of a child's…

Started by Amanda Kloehn

1 Apr 5, 2011
Reply by Corbett Harrison

"The Cow That Went Oink," by Bernard Most...Book Review for ESL beginning students

The CowThat Went OINK is a wonderful book for beginning ESL students.  It is a story about a cow that speaks a different language than its…

Started by Melanie Reeves

1 Apr 5, 2011
Reply by Corbett Harrison

"Look to the Stars" by Buzz Aldrin...a review

  Look to the Stars by Buzz Aldrin is a book that is filled with science facts, history, imagination, dreams, and whimsy.  As an Apollo 11…

Started by Liz Hefner

1 Apr 5, 2011
Reply by Corbett Harrison

"The Roman News" by Andrew Langley and Philip De Souza

Organized to appear as a newspaper, The Roman News is a book written to communicate factual and interesting information on the Roman Empire…

Started by Andy Westby

1 Apr 5, 2011
Reply by Corbett Harrison

"G is for Google" Mentor Text Review

G is for Googol by David Schwartz is an interesting math alphabet book.  Listing mathematical terms alphabetically, each page starts with t…

Started by Laura Troyer

1 Apr 5, 2011
Reply by Corbett Harrison

Wacky We-Search - 3-5-3 poems for numerators and denominators - Teacher Sample

Denominators in Fractions Are below the dividing line Parts in the whole (ok, that's 4 but does the have to count?)   Numerators in Fractio…

Started by Don McHenry

0 Apr 4, 2011

Wacky We-Search - Top Ten Reasons to be a Plant - Teacher Sample

10.  No hunting or gathering to acquire food.  Just make it myself with photosynthesis. 9.  Easy to live a "Green" lifestyle.  I am actuall…

Started by Don McHenry

0 Apr 4, 2011

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