ToDay's MeNu ELA
One must learn by doing the thing.
For though you think you know it,
you have no certainty until you try.

Sophocles (BC 495-406, Greek Tragic Poet)

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Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
Charles Swindoll

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Seven habits of proficient readers:
  1. activating prior knowledge
    a. text-to-self
    b. text-to-text
    c. text-to-world
  2. creating mental images (visualizing)
  3. questioning
  4. determining importance
  5. synthesizing
  6. making inferences
  7. monitoring for meaning

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day.
Teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Lao-Tzu (BC 600-?, Chinese philosopher, founder of Taoism)

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