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1. The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
The Breadwinner is the story of life under the Taliban in Afghanistan. The main character, Parvana, has to become the main breadwinner of the family when her mother is no longer allowed to practice as a writer because she is female and her father is unfairly imprisoned because he is deemed as a t...
2. Tornado Lesson Plan
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:53:23
A tornado is a violent weather system in which a column of air rotates from the surface of the ground to the clouds. The narrowest part of the tornado is the part that touches the ground. It is filled with debris of all kinds which it picks up as it passes over the area. Most tornadoes travel abo...
3. My love of knitting
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:54:22
Come along with me as I take you into my knitting world. Every available space in my home is filled with wool. The craft section of department stores is always my first stop when I go shopping. My husband will tell me that I already have enough wool at home but I reply that I don't have this colo...
4. How to make the best partridgeberry pie
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:46
Partridgeberries, also known as lindonberries, grow wild in Newfoundland. They ripen in the fall of the year in late September - early October. The fun of using the berries starts with actually picking them on the barren grounds. They grow close to the ground in the moss, which hardens in dry wea...
5. How to make seaweed pie
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:52:24
The name of the recipe - Seaweed Pie - makes heads turn. Everyone automatically thinks that it contains actual seaweed and that it tastes awful. The truth is that there is no seaweed whatsoever in this recipe and it is the most delicious tasting dessert. Plus it is easy to prepare and doesn't tak...
6. Experiments with rocks and minerals for the classroom
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:53:25
You may have the idea that teaching about rocks and minerals would be a very boring subject. Think again! Students are actually very interested in learning about these objects in their environment and there are many safe experiments that you can do with them in the classroom.
All of the experime...
7. Anger Management Books for Teens
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:52:25
The teenage years are filled with turmoil as hormones start kicking in and young adults strive to find their place in the world, physically, socially and mentally. Anger is one of the most common ways in which they react to stress of any kind. Sometimes it is directed towards their peers and at o...
8. Children's books that teach fire safety
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:41
It is a strange, but true, fact that parents and teachers can tell children how to be safe when there is a fire, but nothing gets the lesson across like using picture books for this purpose. October is Fire Safety month and is the time of the year when homeschooling and regular school teachers fo...
9. Driving Across Canada
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:54:30
In July 2006, we moved back to Newfoundland after spending a year in Fort McMurray, Alberta. So technically we didn't drive all the way across Canada - We didn't start in British Columbia. It took us six days and one of these was a very long day of driving. There were adventurous times and ones w...
10. Novel Study Guides
Travel & Places - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:51
Why spend hours planning the lessons you need for teaching a novel? You can buy the guide that contains vocabulary, comprehension questions and all kinds of activities.
This site offers comprehensive information about using novel study guides in the classroom, where you can find the guides you n...
11. How to develop a thematic unit
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:52:15
Reading and writing does not stop when the bell rings to signal the end of the English Language Arts class. Reading and writing skills are used in all areas of the curriculum - students read Math problems, they read in Social Studies, they have to write long answer questions and write up Science ...
12. How to Give a Room a Makeover on a Budget
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:52
In 2012 we decided that our home was too big and has too many stairs for our aging joints. Our daughter and her family lived two hours away and the plan was to move closer to where she lived. We sold the house and revamped another building to become a summer cottage. However plans changed when ou...
13. Mummering - A Christmas Tradition
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:31
What is mummering?
Mummering is the practice of dressing up in a variety of old clothes and visiting friends and family during the Chirstmas season. It is very similar to trick or treating at Halloween, but the costumes are not bought or themed. Mummers have their faces covered with cloth of som...
14. Cheap Thanksgiving table decorations
Holidays & Celebrations - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:47
Planning and preparing the meal for your Thanksgiving get together does take up a major part of getting ready for this holiday celebration, but you also want to make sure that your table looks spectacular in preparation for the festive meal you will lay out. You do want the table to look elegant ...
15. Celtic Christmas Songs
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:04:35
Nothing livens a party or puts you in the mood of the season like toe-tapping Celtic music. It cal also be haunting as you listen to the words of the ballads that tell of Christmas festivities of the past.
You don't have to make any special preparations in terms of decorations for this party the...
16. Newfoundland and Labrador quiz
Holidays & Celebrations - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:54:22
Everyone that visits Newfoundland and Labrador is intrigued with the beauty and the culture. But how much do you know about the history and the culture of the people who have made this part of the world their home?
This quiz will enlighten you about the island and mainland portions of the provin...
17. How to Bring Guided Reading into Your Classroom
Travel & Places - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:54:26
Guided reading is the name given to a method of teaching reading in primary and elementary classes to help students advance in their reading levels to achieve the objectives of the Language Arts curriculum. It involves testing the students first to determine the level of reading that is on their ...
18. How to write a sales pitch for your lens
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:46
Copywriters often disagree on whether you should use a short sales piece with a lot of white space is better than a long and detailed sales pitch could be the strategy to use. The long and short of the debate is this%u2026 which kind of buyer have you been targeting?
You can find basically 2 typ...
19. Patricia Polacco
Squidoo Community - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:47
Patricia Polacco was born in Lansing, Michigan on July 11.1944. Although she is the author and illustrator of numerous children's books, she had difficulty with her schoolwork. She did not learn to read until she was 14 years old. It was then that one of her teachers discovered that she was dysle...
20. Money Making Ideas for Teachers
Books, Poetry & Writing - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:53:20
All teachers are authors. There are numerous ways they can make extra money doing what they do every day as part of their job and yet not have to do any extra teaching. They are constantly creating lesson plans and unit plans, coming up with designs for their classrooms and thinking up ways to ke...
21. How to prepare a household budget
Business & Work - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:52:24
Every household should have a budget. In fact every person who has an income and has bills to pay each month should have a monthly budget to stick to. This is because with a budget you have a system in place by which you know what bills need to be paid and when and how much you can spend on leisu...
22. Household chores made easy
Business & Work - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:52:24
Cleaning the house is an ongoing chore - something that has to be done over and over. The walls and windows don't have to be cleaned as often as the furniture, the floors and the appliances in the kitchen. Kitchen appliances get dirty quickly and if not cleaned promptly, the chore will become tha...
23. Lois Lowry - Newbery Award Winning Author
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:36
The books of Lois Lowry can be found on the shelves of the libraries and classrooms of all primary and elementary schools. The topics she chooses to write about are those with which children can identify - friendship, fear, animals, etc.
Number the Stars won the Newbery Award in 1990 and The Giv...
24. Jewelry Gifts for Mother's Day
Books, Poetry & Writing - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:41
It is often hard to decide what to give your mother on Mother's Day to show her how much you love and respect her and how thankful you are for everything she has done for you. Jewelry is always a great choice, even for Moms who seem to have everything. That is why there is such a vast selection o...
25. What's baking in my kitchen?
Gift Guide - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:55
I love baking and I try all kinds of recipes. I do have favorites, but the best thing of all is the scents that flow throughout the house when there is some goodie or another in the oven. My husband has a severe allergy to scents, which means I cannot use scented candles or air fresheners. He doe...
26. How to ensure good discussions in Literature Circles
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:53:25
In any group, it always seems that one or two people will dominate the conversation. In order to prevent this from happening in a Literature Circle meeting, the teacher has to work with each group to make sure that all members know what to do to make the discussion profitable for all group member...
27. 10 Best Christmas Movies to Give as Gifts to Children
Education - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:54:22
Christmas would not be complete without the traditional Christmas movies that are shown on television each and every year. However, there are some that are geared more towards adults and others that are for kids. As a parent, you may often wonder what kinds of Christmas movies would be suitable f...
28. Best Selling Fiction Books of 2012
Gift Guide - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:52:00
There are literally thousands of books written and published each year and there are only a select few that make it to the best seller's list. In the category of Fiction, 2012 has seen some amazing books hitting the shelves and it was often hard to predict which would make it the best sellers lis...
29. Best Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids
Gift Guide - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:52:24
Everyone knows that kids love to do crafts and there is no better time than to do this than Thanksgiving. Doing crafts this holiday is a great way to teach your children about the holiday and what they have to be thankful for. In addition to teaching the kids about this national holiday, doing cr...
30. Best Selling Children's Books For All Time
Holidays & Celebrations - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:53:23
When you think back to your childhood and think of the books that you read or were read to you, is there one in particular that stands out as being one of your favourites? Every child has a favourite book, some of which are considered classics while others are somewhat less known. There are some ...
31. 10 Best Christmas Books for Children
Gift Guide - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:53:25
While every child likes to get toys for Christmas there is no better gift than that of a great Christmas book. When December comes all we can think about is Christmas so why not start buying books about Christmas and read them to your children. There are some books that come to mind immediately a...
32. CSET Preparation
Gift Guide - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:54:26
Time! Everyone wants more time. But, like the old adage says "Time waits for no man". This is especially true when it comes to making time for CSET preparation. Each of the CSET exams is a timed exam, which means you have to complete the full exam in the allotted time. You have to make sure that ...
33. The Lightning Thief
Business & Work - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:59
This book is one of the best ones that I have read about the Greek gods. It is an excellent book to accompany Social Studies for elementary students because they learn about myths and gods through an enjoyable and exciting story.
It was published in 2005 and is the first book in the Percy Jackso...
34. How to decorate with comfort and color
Books, Poetry & Writing - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:51:52
Everyone has a different version of what makes a home comfortable. Some want the home to be a place of repose, where they can rest and relax after a busy day at work. Others want the home to be stimulating and lively to reflect the busy lifestyle they lead.
It is important that the effect you wa...
35. Newfoundland and Labrador Travel Guide
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:52:00
Visiting Newfoundland and Labrador offers such an opportunity to see diverse scenery, meet fantatsic people and stay in historic outports. Whalewatching is right on your doorstep and in the spring you can gaze in awe at the icebergs that float from the Artic. Take a hike in the mountains, visit h...
36. Feng Shui Tips for Thanksgiving
travel-and-places - Sat, 14 Apr 2012 22:32:17
Thanksgiving is a time for families to come together in peace and harmony celebrating all the goodness that life has given them. For the host and hostess of the Thanksgiving dinner and festivities, though, it can be a stressful time. With having extra people in the house and the extra cooking tha...
37. How to make your own kitchen backsplash
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:06:52
Installing a backsplash above the countertop in your kitchen is time consuming work. The difficult part also starts when you choose the colors for your kitchen because you want the backsplash to match. It has to be watertight.
Many people choose small ceramic tiles, which means you have to apply...
38. Hana's Suitcase
home-and-garden - Sat, 28 Apr 2012 19:50:19
The novel, Hana's Suitcase, is the true story of 13-year old Hana Brady. She was a Jewish girl who was arrested by the Nazis and sent to Auschwitz, from which she never returned. All that remained of her was her suitcase.
When an educator with the Tokyo Holocaust Education Resource Center receiv...
39. Scroll wedding invitations
How-To & Education - Sat, 14 Apr 2012 22:32:57
One of the first steps in planning a wedding is choosing the style and design of the invitations. Even though many people see scroll wedding invitations as a modern phenomenon, it is actually an age-old tradition dating back to the early centuries. Royalty and wealthy families used scrolls to inv...
weddings - Sun, 11 Mar 2012 19:53:55
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