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Readers absorb less on Kindles than on paper, study finds

A new study which found that readers using a Kindle were "significantly" worse than paperback readers at recalling when events occurred in a mystery story is part of major new Europe-wide research looking at the impact of digitisation on the reading experience.

I Can Write Like That!: A Guide to Mentor Texts and Craft Studies for Writers' Workshop, K-6 (Hardback) By (author) Susan Ehmann, By (author) Kellyann Gayer Great resources as it covers many elements of writer's craft and also recommends particular mentor texts.

Links here at Usborne site to lots of fun Egypt sites for kids, activities, etc. See inside Ancient Egypt

A comprehensive and in depth look at the literary devices found in chapter eight of To KIll A Mockingbird. This would be a great resource to teach these literary devices so that then students could look for more examples throughout the remaining chapters.