Grammar Day

Grammar Day

This week has been all about the written word : What is the purpose of grammar? Knowing grammar can improve our ability to think analytically and communicate confidently and effectively. It can also help us understand the language that shapes our world and our personal identities. Grammar matters Popular Missed Used Words : Accept vs. Except.Affect vs. Effect.Lie vs. [...]

Leap Year Crafts * Frogs

Leap Year Crafts * Frogs

Tomorrow is the 29th of February ending and exciting month. Today on My Crafts Table : Cute Leap Day Crafts . Paper plate Frog : Take a basic white paper plate and fold in half. Paint green or use makers for the frog. Cut out eyes and tongue . My small fold over green Frog [...]

School time : Monopoly game

School time : Monopoly game

Monopoly is a board game currently published by Hasbro. In the game, players roll two six-sided dice to move around the game board, buying and trading properties, and developing them with houses and hotels. ... The game is named after the economic concept of monopoly—the domination of a market by a single entity. Today's lesson is all about business and economics and having [...]

Buried in Books (Bibliophile Mystery Book 12)

Buried in Books (Bibliophile Mystery Book 12)

Today @ the Library -it's time for our Alphabet Soup Reading Challenge Letter B . More information here: https://www.escapewithdollycas.com/2020-reading-challenges In the latest in this New York Times bestselling series, matrimony and murder collide as San Francisco book-restoration expert Brooklyn Wainwright walks down the aisle. . .Brooklyn has it all covered. She's triple-checked her wedding to-do list, and [...]

Library Reads : Becoming by Michelle Obama

Library Reads : Becoming by Michelle Obama

Every Tuesday and Thursday I work at our local public library and I share what people are reading : Today's book : An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK • NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNERIn a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, [...]

In My Classroom : Science

In My Classroom : Science

Today a fun science experience in the kitchen with the kids. Lisa For the rock candy A wooden skewer (you can also use a clean wooden chopstick)A clothespin1 cup of water2-3 cups of sugarA tall narrow glass or jar Rock Candy Clip the wooden skewer into the clothespin so that it hangs down inside the [...]

Library Holiday party

Library Holiday party

Santa visits to read and the kids make fun craft items to take home.....Lisa Crafts projects Trees from magazines : This folded with alternate pages to make double tier tree. Here's some basic directions https://www.instructables.com/id/Great-Looking-Christmas-Tree-from-a-Magazine/ Salt Dough : 4 cups all-purpose flour1 cup table salt1 1/2 cups warm waterGlitter, paint, and ribbon, for decoration In [...]