My Lit degree, in 9 slides.
“After a time, having a secret and nobody knowing you have a secret is no fun. And although you don’t want others to know what the secret is, you want them to at least know you have one.”
I just finished reading From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler with the boys and thought that was particularly true.
Easy like Sunday morning...
(Now let's be real. This is unusual. 5 minutes ago he was wrestling with his brother, loudly. They finished a box of Lucky Charms between the 2 of them in the last 24 hours. And, those are the pillows that no smelly boys or dogs are supposed to lay on ;))
4th grader was 1 of 2 kids who completed his summer reading.
2nd grader was 1 of 3 kids who completed his summer reading.
So apparently I'm the only idiot (or one of very few) who makes her kids read. Good to know.
The struggle is real.
Ugh. This is a pretty good representation of intention vs execution.
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Hilarious. "No" and "River unhappiness" had me hysterical.
(Is this a lit nerd thing, or does everyone find this funny? Don't answer that.)
"Why is there a dash in the middle of the sentence?"
"It shows that you should pause or wait a minute."
"Then why don't they just use a comma? That would make more sense."
HA! Sorry kid, you got the proofreading gene.
Developing language arts: Little Guy is reading "I'll Teach my Dog 100 Words" (great book for new readers) in a southern(?) accent. Hilarious.
With a love of children and a passion for reading and writing, Kelly decided to share her experiences with others through the pages of the Crib Notes book and site.
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