On my trip during spring break, I visited a plantation called Middleton Place. It is an old plantation at the banks of the Ashley River just outside Charleston, South Carolina.
One Saturday as I got on the ice and warmed up for my figure skating private lesson with my coach. She told me that we were going to work on some elements from my Preliminary Moves test. Once we finished, she said ” OK, now let me see your Loop Jump.” So I went on the line and did my Loop. After a few more times landing it, she said ” OK, now on the circle.” and I said “But I never learned how to!”
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Stolen Words is a book about how a family overcomes their sadness about their Aunt Beth, who died in a car accident with Mom sitting right next to her. The car accident happened because of black ice. Mom is in an especially big depression not only because Aunt Beth was her sister but also because she was sitting next to her in the car when she died.
A girl named Robyn and her family, consisting of her, Mom, Dad, and her little brother Joey, go to Vienna, Austria for a vacation. Robyn has high hopes for their vacation because she hopes that it will help Mom overcome her sadness and brig the family back together.
When they got to Vienna, they went to their first hotel and it turned out to be so beautiful that it was unbelievable. It was a luxury hotel that had golden trims, fuzzy bathrobes and amazing food. Mom still wasn’t talking or smiling so she probably didn’t even care. In the morning Joey wanted to climb a tower, so they did.
Egypt is a country in Africa. The Nile River is the life sourse for Egypt. One of the earliest civilizations started in Egypt. Egypt is also a wonderful place to learn about. Here are some cool and fun facts to help you start learning about Egypt. Have fun! Continue reading “Step Inside Egypt, by Ronne Randall, Illustrated by Bryan Palmer – Book Review”
In a big house in the country, lived Matilda with her Mother, Father and brother. Matilda is an extraordinary girl because she loves to read. In a normal household reading is a part of every day life, not in this family. All that Matilda’s Mother, Father and brother would ever do, was watch TV and yell at Matilda for any old reason.
Father is a rotten, cheating car seller. He would do illegal tricks to make the car look new, and sell the cars for more than they are worth! Continue reading “Matilda, By Ronald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake – Book Review”
In 1492 in Puerto Rico, the Puerto Rican Parrot’s population thrived with approximately one million parrots. But after Christopher Columbus came to Puerto Rico in 1506 and the Spaniards began to settle the island the parrot’s habitat became destroyed. The Spaniards started cutting down the Palo Colorado tree which was the nesting tree of the Puerto Rican Parrot. This tree was a great material for building ships. As a result the population of the parrot was affected and started to drop. Continue reading “The Puerto Rican Parrot Informational Report”
This book review is a review that I wrote as a project for my 5th grade class. (I got 100 on it!!) :) <3. I recommend this book for kids who love horses.
This book takes place in present Kentucky horse country on a farm called Edgardale. The genre of the book is realistic fiction. Ashleigh’s Hope is the last book in the Thoroughbred series of 8 books.
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