So I read The Notebook when I was lots younger. And I cried like a baby through out it. I have, of course, seen (and love) the movie. But I wanted to re-read it again and it was just as moving 8 years later. The movie is great, but the book is better.
PERSISTING Duck and Gander compete in a "freeze in place" contest--whoever moves first loses--and buzzing bees, bouncing bunnies, swarming crows, and whooshing winds test both contestants. But the real winner proves his mettle when Fox picks his prey.
Unit 3 Week 2 Skill: Idioms Intro Great cartoon video made almost entirely of idioms! Fun to do right before having students pick an idiom to write with a drawing of the literal meaning, its figurative definition, and a sentence using the idiom.