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In the News!
Mrs. Portulaca Purpilopilis
and the Purple Adventure Goggles
New:The COLOR GAMES!
The Wooden Cookie Box Story The Wooden Cookie Box
Facts to Wow your Friends! Black History Month Factoids
Calendar Specific Resources!NEW
Short Reads of interest
Dive into Career Choices
Teaching Tips A-Z
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History For Kids
Tween Tribune-News Stories for Student
DogoNews: Fodder for Young Minds
Time for Kids-Around the World
BBC Website for Kids
Purple Turtle EBOOKS!
Award winning site for April 2008!
The official U.S. time - snapshot
Dog-gone True Story about George Washington
What became of the Pilgrims'Mayflower? Was it turned into a barn? Read the story
Genghis Khan and his Pet Hawk
Chinese Dragon Drool
The Banyan Tree of Lahaini
The Woman Who Helped Build the Brooklyn Bridge
The Wooden Cookie Box
The Vegetable Orchestra
Snowmen: Four Reading Passages.This one is for purchase($3.00)4 READINGS: The earliest drawing of a snowman was found in a book dating back to 1380! The book,"Book of Hours" was found in a library in the country of the Netherlands. This resource has four snowmen reading passages:1. Famous sculptor, Michelangelo, was hired to make a snowman for a wealthy person in Florence, Italy.2. A snow man is used each April,to help predict the weather during a festival in the country of Switzerland.3. One of the earliest written comments about snowmen dates back to 1690. Two snowman were left to guard Fort Schenectady, in New York, during a blizzard with very tragic consequences!4. The world's record for the largest snowman, Olympia, was constructed in 2008. 13 million pounds of snow were used to make the amazing snow-woman! As of 2015, the record still stands. Each short reading passage includes following directions to identify answers. There are also several extension activities and a Did you Know? section.
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