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The Family Literacy series is available fromthe
office on an ongoing basis.The eight issues include:#1: What is Family Literacy?#2: How do young children develop?#3: Helping babies learn#4: Helping toddlers learn#5: Helping preschoolers learn#6: Children between 4
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Art: Guy Parsons
If you have access to a computer orcomputer lab, have your student(s) use Yahoo! Weather at
our student(s) can find out the weather inplaces around the world. Make a worksheetwith a list of locations and blank lines to fillin. Start by showing the student(s) how tofind the site and practice finding weatherconditions in a few locations. Make sureeveryone has Celsius selected. The student(s)can then fill in the worksheet.
Have a discussion about gestures. Whathand gestures do your students use? Doesanyone know some American Sign Language?
Two men saved seniors from fire
The City of Edmonton website has severalbrochures about fire prevention and safetythat can be downloaded. Go to:
Have any of your students tried to quitsmoking? Was it difficult for them? Did theyuse nicotine gum or the patch? Did they quit“cold turkey”?
Bowling wordsTrue or false
1. F 2. F 3. T 4. F 5. F 6. T 7. F 8. F
Cheesy potato soup
2 . peel, cut, cook, drain, mash3 . melt6 . stir
Find the words—answersAnswers for exercises
Please photocopy these notes. February 2007t
2 . lane5 . score sheet8 . computer11 . hand, hands3 . pins6 . spare9 . strike4 . rent7 . gutter ball 10 . turn4 . chop, cook7 . chop
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