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What is a tsunamiPaul Kagamine , Garrett
how do you kill a snake without touching himkelton meares
How does gravity work?Trent Meehan
What is the most dangerous country in the world?Trent Meehan
how is plastic madeEvan Chiao
What is the history of rose windows?alicia Jaramillo
how is plastic madeEvan Chiao
what is the louvre?tyler wallace
What is the fastest fish in the world?Trent Meehan
why are there voices in my headOlivia Vanderlick
What is water tensionChris Rodas
why did the liekemia efect so many people ?ELLA CORBIN
What is a dank memeChris Rodas
When did the first video game come outRowan Coe
When was the first explosionBreyden Durand
How are bubbles made?Chris Rodas
why are kittens so cuteBryson wood
were do babies come frommoose mullins
Do all people have to go to work?Brittany Howell
Who In Invented MinecraftDan Stoicov
how do we float in spacecolton warthen
Are ghosts realBryson wood
Why are people hair colors different?cody slavin
why bo people cryAndy Gonzalez
Who Is Tom BradyDan Stoicov
who is hammburiocolson branson
Who invented YouTubegarin kincaid
What is Challenger?Eevee Favila
Who is John Cena?Calvin Hollis
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Books friends are the very best friends.Just a week ago, my good book friend introduced me to Patience Mason as Teri knows of my interest in ABC books, particularly when teaching classification as a rhetorical mode (a post for anot
Since it is raining outside today, I decided to go to one of my favorite resource sites to do a search for “rain” to see what I could find!The resources and ideas just flooded in …A few of them were the ones I expected …But some were so much more …Here are just a few of the many resources found when I searched
While I was attending the NCFL Conference, someone asked me if I knew the Wonder of the Day from Wonderopolis that day ….I had to sadly admit that I did not know …But I quickly found out:While in a 4th grade classroom today, I gave an instruction to students getting
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What Bedtime Story Would You Tell?
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Who Invented the Alphabet?
No single person or culture invented the alphabet — it has evolved over centuries. In order to understand modern alphabets, we must take a trip back through time…
How Can Four Legs Help You Become a Better Reader?
Family pets may not have a lot to say, but they make great listeners. Children are typically less stressed when reading aloud knowing their four-legged audience is patient and nonjudgmental…
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