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The Research Is the Best Part
Sarah Miller Author Essay
Let me tell you a secret: the research is the best part. I’m supposed to say that it’s the writing, but it’s not. Writing is work. It’s necessary work if I want to share the stories that enthrall me, but it’s hard work. Research, though? That is a playground.
The most fascinating thing, the thing that nothing but research reveals, is how stories evolve. Even nonfiction, which is built of facts, is affected by our perceptions. As the years and decades pass, the way we look at people and events undergoes drastic transformations, even when the facts remain the same.Continue Reading
Fiction and Nonfiction Pairings
Students have diverse learning needs, and supplying a curriculum with a balance of fiction and nonfiction titles can help satisfy the varied learning requirements in your classroom. In this guide, you will find suggestions for pairing fiction with nonfiction. We have organized these books by the themes and units you already teach.
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The Lorax By Dr. Seuss
Celebrate Earth Day with Dr. Seuss and the Lorax in this classic picture book about sustainability and protecting the environment!
I am the Lorax. I speak for the trees.
Dr. Seuss’s beloved story teaches kids to treat the planet with kindness and stand up and speak up for others. Experience the beauty of the Truffula Trees and the danger of taking our earth for granted in a story that is ...