Month: November 2012

Synonym bingo

Synonym bingo

To give your children practice with synonyms and help them better understand the subtlety of word meanings, play Synonym Bingo!

Writing distractions: That pesky “person from Porlock”

Writing distractions: That pesky “person from Porlock”

In Xanadu did Kubla Khan a stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. Like superheroes, great pieces of writing often have an origin story. In the case of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s famous...