Literary Foundations: Interviews

Additional Resources for extended learning: Arlington National CemeteryMore than 260,000 people are buried at Arlington Cemetery. Veterans from all the nation’s wars are buried in the cemetery, from the American Revolution through the Persian Gulf War and Somalia. Pre-Civil War dead were reinterred after 1900. American War DeadThe American Battle Monument Commission maintains this listContinue reading “Literary Foundations: Interviews”

Literary Foundations: Mapping Skills

Today’s literary skill: Today’s discussion will have a focus on Washington State history and the use of map skills. Spatial thinking is a skill that allows us to process and comprehend the places and spaces around us (geography, global perceptions, Earth and environmental sciences). It deepens our ability to value and engage with history (time).Continue reading “Literary Foundations: Mapping Skills”

Literary Foundations: Adventure Fiction

Family literary connection: Today’s discussion is focused on the fictional adventures that are written for a reader’s discovery and enjoyment. Family adventures can be small moments or great adventurous vacations. The sense of an adventure helped us to crawl and toddle around our homes. Consider a family road trip, it can be a different adventureContinue reading “Literary Foundations: Adventure Fiction”