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St. Patrick’s Day Fluency Mini Lessons

We are absolutely delighted to release our newest set of seasonal Fluency in a Flash digital mini lessons! But first… What is Fluency in a Flash? Fluency in a Flash is a brief, targeted routine for practicing reading fluency daily. Each day of the week focuses on a specific fluency

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St. Patrick’s Day Brain Breaks

I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but we are having the mildest winter where we live. It feels like spring already! But if you’re stuck inside with cold weather and snow, maybe these will help ease the pain. It’s so important for kids to get

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Jargon Journal March Bundle

The March Jargon Journal Bundle is here! Click here to read more about the importance of vocabulary instruction. Click here to read more about the Jargon Journal program. Here's a run down of the March Bundle. In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb – Buy the book In Like

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Lucky Science: Cloud in a Bottle

March may come in "like a lion" but this is one cloud that won't dampen your spirits (or your clothes!) Cloud in a Bottle What you need: One liter clear plastic bottle + cap Foot pump with rubber stopper attached Rubbing alcohol Safety glasses While wearing safety glasses, put just

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Lucky Science: Potatoes

Few things are as synonymous with Ireland as the potato. They're a staple in most kitchens and they can also be a great learning tool. What you need: Potato (the older the better). Look for one that's already started sprouting or has several eyes (bumps that show where the potato

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Lucky Science: Green Carnations

This experiment is a fun way to show where water goes when a plant is watered and by using green food coloring you will end up with fun green flowers for your St. Patrick's Day table. Photo source Green Carnations What you need: carnation plastic cup food coloring (green for

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Lucky Science: Irish Harp

Ireland is unique in having a musical instrument as its national emblem. You'll find the Irish harp adorning the coat of arms, seal, and on the Irish euro coin.An Irish harp (or Clarsach if you're feeling Gaelic!) is distinguished by its triangular frame. Originally it was strung with brass wire,

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Lucky Science: Milk Magic

This week we're featuring some St. Patrick's day science experiments. First up is the Milk Magic experiment featured on the lovely Kiasa's blog. Milk Magic – Make Your Own Rainbow Here's what you need: whole milk food coloring liquid dish soap q-tips pie plate Pour the milk into the pie

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