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Commonly Confused Words

Commonly Confused Words Some words sound the same, but are spelled differently and have very different meanings. Using the wrong word is easy to do, but it is just as easy to use them correctly if you study a few at a time. The following words are frequently confused and used incorrectly: Their:             belongs

2018-07-12T18:38:30-05:00By |Categories: For Teachers, Free, Grades 3-6, Literacy|Tags: , , |
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Warning! Inflated Language Ahead

Warning! Inflated Language Ahead. If you use inflated language, you can sound stuffy and turn people off. Here are 3 warning signs you are using inflated language: 1.  If you have a tendency to use formal words in everyday conversation. 2.  If you use the word myself when you should have used me or I.

2018-07-12T19:53:56-05:00By |Categories: For Parents, Free, Literacy|Tags: , |
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Game for the Book Blucy by Julia Dweck Free PDF

About Blucy Author: Julia Dweck, Illustrator: Erika LeBarre, Year published: 2013, Publisher: Xist Publishing, Number of pages: 21, Recommended age: 3+, Summary (Amazon): Once in a blue moon, a special pet comes along. When Mandy adopts the best cat at the shelter, she doesn’t realize it has a big secret and an even bigger personality.

2018-09-08T17:13:12-05:00By |Categories: Free, Literacy, Pre-K thru Grade 2|Tags: , , , , , |
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Free Fun With Contractions Printable

This post has a free fun activity with contractions printable! It also has a very short YouTube video demonstrating this activity. Paperclips replace the apostrophe and pop from the folded paper to reveal all the letters in the word that was made into a contraction through folding the paper. The printable includes word strips to fold and

2018-06-11T19:09:31-05:00By |Categories: Free, Literacy, Pre-K thru Grade 2|Tags: , , |
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Free Lesson: As Slippery as an Eel: An Ocean Unit Exploring Simile and Metaphor

This lesson is free on ReadWriteThink.org and is based on two books: As Slippery as an Eel: An Ocean Unit Exploring Simile and Metaphor---This is a link to my free lesson using these book on Read Write Think, a site by IRA (International Reading Association) and NCTE (National Council of Teachers of English):  As Slippery

2018-11-22T11:19:44-05:00By |Categories: For Teachers, Free, Literacy, Pre-K thru Grade 2|Tags: , , , , |