Language Arts

“Befudiom”

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“Merriam Webster’s Befudiomâ„¢ is a group game based on idioms, the phrases and slang we all use on a daily basis, like “cat got your tongue?” or “holy cow!” Much like the game Cranium, it combines all your favorite games in one (charades, pictionary, hangman, etc.). The name “Befudiom” combines the words “befuddled” and...
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Jump, Jog, Leapfrog

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This new picture book in the Milet Wordwise series by Tracy Traynor is a fesh and creative approach to verbs. It invites children to explore and play with words they can use to describe different actions. The press release states: ” Each two-page section features simple but engaging text about a boy and his...
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The Ballad of Thoreau

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Homeschoolers looking for a strong environmental theme or introduction to the writings of Henry David Thoreau might enjoy accessing the free play and education materials for “Walden: The Ballad of Thoreau” written by songwriter Michael Johnathon. “Walden” is a four character, two act play about the final two days Henry David Thoreau spent in...
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The OWL

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The OWL at Purdue is an online writing lab that is free to the public. Here are some of the areas they address: The Writing Process Professional, Technical, and Scientific Writing Job Search Writing General Academic Writing Research and Citation Grammar and Mechanics English as a Second Language (ESL) Literary Analysis and Criticism Writing...
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Write Like an Egyptian!

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The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology offers an online tool that allows you to type your name into their form and they your name appears in hieroglyphs the way and Egyptian scribe may have written it. Try it here.
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Dewey Decimal System

Dewey Decimal System I have been a frequent visitor of my local library since I was a very young girl. I learned to use the Dewey Decimal System by using our library’s card file system. I loved going through the card file and finding the resources I needed. As they moved all their resources...
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Workbook Window

The Learning Loft, LLC is pleased to introduce Workbook Window TM — a new, innovative educational product specially designed for home instruction. Workbook Window TM turns any ordinary workbook into a Write-on Wipe-off Practice Book. Workbook Window TM will accommodate workbooks of varying thickness as well as a single worksheet. The reverse side of...
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Homeschoolers get opportunity to act as reporters

HI, Janet Lawton here. I’m with Small Planet News Service. We make childrenís TV. Our latest show, Retro News has just been released on DVD. To celebrate, we are sponsoring a series of free learning events for homeschoolers where kids get to play reporter and ask questions of an eyewitness about an historical event....
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Poetry and Literature

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Library of Congress poetry resources including poems, poetry readings, poetry news and events, and information about U.S. poet laureates.
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Greathall Productions with Jim Weiss

Jim Weiss remains one of our favorite storytellers. Here is some information for you from their website: No recording can take the place of Mom or Dad spending time reading or telling stories to their children. Nevertheless, children need independent time, and listening to Greathall recordings provides them with quality, intelligent content that builds...
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