Tag Archive: Book Units

Mar 19

Because of Winn Dixie

Because of Winn Dixie  Because of Winn Dixie tells the story of ten-year old Opal. She has just moved to Naomi, Florida with her preacher father. On an errand to the grocery store, Opal finds a large, ugly, homeless dog. Opal is immediately attached to the dog whom she names Winn Dixie after the grocery …

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Mar 12

Frindle

Frindle Frindle by Andrew Clements is the humorous story of a fifth grade boy. Nick comes up with the idea to start calling an ink pen a frindle. His teacher, Mrs. Granger, makes a huge deal when Nick and his classmates use the word frindle in class. Large groups of students begin to stay after school to …

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Aug 05

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Surviving in the Wilderness

Ten Interesting Facts . . . Surviving the Wilderness Water Needed for Surviving in the Wilderness Humans need eight cups of water each day. When 1% of the total water weight of a person’s body is lost, the person will feel thirsty. Sixteen drops of bleach will treat one gallon of water. Approximately 4000 people are …

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