Monday, September 20, 2010

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Elves, Tigers, Cavemen. Oh, My!

September 20, 2010

Afternoon of the Elves by Janet Taylor Lisle They were neighbors before they were friends. Sarah-Kate’s yard backed up to Hillary’s and now Sarah-Kate is claiming elves live in the junky overgrown space around her house. At first, it seemed impossible.  Elves! But Hillary’d seen the tiny houses made of stick and bits of wire.  […]

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AFTERNOON OF THE ELVES Theater

September 20, 2010

This classic story written by Janet Taylor Lisle investigates three primary questions – What is true? What is real? What is rumor? To explore the ways information can become distorted and lead to rumors, as well as some of the consequences of misinformation and rumors click HERE for a lesson adapted from the A World of Difference Institute’s […]

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Friends Care, Trust, Share

September 20, 2010

The books we have looked at this month explore a wide variety of friendships.  What does it mean to be a friend? The word – friendship – evokes other words: trust, caring, even sharing a special possession in a refugee camp; or secrets, dreams, and fears – the fear of losing a parent, the fear […]

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