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Suffix Teaching Activities and Ideas

Free Activity for Google Slides

Are you looking for some activities to teach suffixes? Check out these free materials including activities for Google Slides, anchor charts and a PowerPoint.

Be sure to check out last week’s post “Prefix Teaching Activities and Ideas.” The prefix post contains some ideas and free printables for teaching suffixes.  Continue Reading

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The Secret Garden – Chapter 24 Let Them Laugh

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Chapter 24 Let Them Laugh

The audio file for Chapter 24 “Let Them Laugh” is 20 minutes 57 seconds in length.

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The secret garden was not the only one Dickon worked in. Round the cottage on the moor there was a piece of ground enclosed by a low wall of rough stones. Early in the morning and late in the fading twilight and on all the days Colin and Mary did not see him, Dickon worked there planting or tending potatoes and cabbages, turnips and carrots and herbs for his mother. In the company of his “creatures” he did wonders there and was never tired of doing them, it seemed. While he dug or weeded he whistled or sang bits of Yorkshire moor songs or talked to Soot or Captain or the brothers and sisters he had taught to help him. Continue Reading

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The Secret Garden – Chapter 23 Magic

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Chapter 23 Magic

The audio file for Chapter 23 “Magic” is 24 minutes 20 seconds in length.

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Dr. Craven had been waiting some time at the house when they returned to it. He had indeed begun to wonder if it might not be wise to send some one out to explore the garden paths. When Colin was brought back to his room the poor man looked him over seriously. Continue Reading

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Learning Log – A Teaching Strategy

Enjoy these free printables to teach students how to create learning logs.

What is a Learning Log?

A learning log is a specialized type of journal. Unlike typical journals, students record responses to the material they are learning.

Learning logs may include: Continue Reading

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The Secret Garden – Chapter 22 When the Sun Went Down

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Chapter 22 When the Sun Went Down

The audio file for Chapter 22 “When the Sun Went Down” is 10 minutes 36 seconds in length.

Handouts

When his head was out of sight Colin turned to Mary. Continue Reading

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The Secret Garden – Chapter 21 Ben Weatherstaff

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Chapter 21 Ben Weatherstaff

The audio file for Chapter 21 “Ben Weatherstaff” is 19 minutes 49 seconds in length.

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One of the strange things about living in the world is that it is only now and then one is quite sure one is going to live forever and ever and ever. One knows it sometimes when one gets up at the tender solemn dawn-time and goes out and stands alone and throws one’s head far back and looks up and up and watches the pale sky slowly changing and flushing and marvelous unknown things happening until the East almost makes one cry out and one’s heart stands still at the strange unchanging majesty of the rising of the sun—which has been happening every morning for thousands and thousands and thousands of years. One knows it then for a moment or so. And one knows it sometimes when one stands by oneself in a wood at sunset and the mysterious deep gold stillness slanting through and under the branches seems to be saying slowly again and again something one cannot quite hear, however much one tries. Then sometimes the immense quiet of the dark blue at night with millions of stars waiting and watching makes one sure; and sometimes a sound of far-off music makes it true; and sometimes a look in some one’s eyes. Continue Reading

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The Secret Garden – Chapter 20 I Shall Live Forever-And Ever-And Ever

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Chapter 20 I Shall Live Forever-And Ever-And Ever

The audio file for Chapter 20 “I Shall Live Forever-And Ever-And Ever” is 15 minutes 31 seconds in length.

Handouts

But they were obliged to wait more than a week because first there came some very windy days and then Colin was threatened with a cold, which two things happening one after the other would no doubt have thrown him into a rage but that there was so much careful and mysterious planning to do and almost every day Dickon came in, if only for a few minutes, to talk about what was happening on the moor and in the lanes and hedges and on the borders of streams. The things he had to tell about otters’ and badgers’ and water-rats’ houses, not to mention birds’ nests and field-mice and their burrows, were enough to make you almost tremble with excitement when you heard all the intimate details from an animal charmer and realized with what thrilling eagerness and anxiety the whole busy underworld was working. Continue Reading

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