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Sep 22

Ten Interesting Facts . . . . Worms

1. Worms have not always lived in America. Many scientists believe that worms living in America were killed during the Ice Age approximately 10,000 to 50,000 years ago. During the 1600’s and 1700’s, Europeans brought worms to North America as they were forming the colonies. This was quite by accident. Colonists wanted to bring plants …

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Aug 29

Activities for Teaching Setting in Literature

Activity #1 I often teach the setting of a story by discussing genres. I ask students to name where and when a specific genre takes place.   Here is an example: Science Fiction  >> Outer Space  >> Future Fairy Tales >> Magical Kingdom  >> Usually Past Realistic Fiction >> Real Locations >> Usually Present Myth >> …

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