Another great site for vocabulary review is www.quizlet.com. Both vocabulary series have review activities and practice tests on this site. Just type in the vocabulary book title in the search box and off you go!
Shakespeare Readers Theater – As we prepare our performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet check out this video tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theater in London https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m3VGa6Fp3zI.
The Penderwicks at Point Moutte – The fictional town of Point Moutte is based on Ocean Point, Maine. Look at the following video to see what the Maine coastline looks like and imagine the Penderwick sisters in this environment https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=1wGR-o25WLo.
The Secret Life of Bees – The novel begins in 1964, the day President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law. Follow this link to read about this time in our country’s history and as background information to prepare our reading of the novel https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/voting-rights-act.