Sentence Stems. This technique gives students the opportunity to respond in the form of a complete sentence to effectively communicate. Sentence stems provide scaffolding to help students get started in speaking or writing without the added pressure of thinking about how to correctly formulate a response.
Corduroy by Don Freeman. Corduroy is a stuffed bear in green, corduroy overalls who lives on a department store shelf and longs for a home. After a night full of adventures, a little girl named Lisa takes Corduroy home and he happily thinks, “You must be a friend. I’ve always wanted a friend.” 6. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.
CHAPTER I BOYHOOD. Lafcadio Hearn was born on the twenty-seventh of June, in the year 1850. He was a native of the Ionian Isles, the place of his birth being the Island of Santa Maura, which is commonly called in modern Greek Levkas, or Lefcada, a corruption of the name of the old Leucadia, which was famous as the place of Sappho’s self-destruction.
On this morning when the sky is an impossible blue, Tony Neaves keeps his head on a swivel as he deftly maneuvers the multi-angle blade attached to the tracked Tucker.
Connections: Exodus 33:12-33 and Images of God For Young Children by Marie-Helene Delval, 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 and Corduroy Writes a Letter by Alison Inches, Matthew 22:15-22 and Church Harvest Mess-tival by MikeThaler. 2011.
Since her suicide, in 1963, biographers of Sylvia Plath have encountered uncomfortable questions about her identity—and the nature of biography itself.
Onomatopoeia is a word that mimics a sound. Learn all about how to use Onomatopoeia in your writing with this list of words and examples of use in poetry and popular books.
Use the Interactive Reading Level Conversion Chart Below to Browse Books. Click on the category or level for an initial list,. Please note that the grade levels assigned to letter and number levels on this chart reflect ideal expectations only. Students’ actual reading levels may vary more widely.