Creatures that Are Just So
Fourth graders listen to Rudyard Kipling's Just So stories read aloud. After observing an animal, 4th graders create their own "Just So" stories and publish them on Beacon's SiteMaker.
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A Reading Guide to Sarah, Plain and Tall
Eliminate the hard work of creating an entire literature unit with this reading guide for the novel Sarah, Plain and Tall. From background information about the author and her motivation for writing the story to reading comprehension...
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