In this Lively Lesson, students find a variety of real world examples of differing holiday spellings, explore media resources, then take a position on what an “official” spelling should be. Finally, they write persuasive letters to companies explaining why they should keep or change the spelling in their advertising or text.
When it comes to presidential pets, most people have heard of Socks the cat, or Bo the dog, but did you know that Herbert Hoover had pet alligators at the White House? It’s true! Hoover’s son Allan had a pair of them, and reportedly they were free to roam the White House grounds. There have been
Most folks know that Abe Lincoln was a great president, but did you know he was a great wrestler as well? It’s true! Here are some other fun facts about Lincoln: Lincoln was born in a one-room log cabin. He owned a general store in New Salem, Illinois. Lincoln was a lawyer and sometimes worked
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