Tag Archives: reading

Reading Levels & Comprehension

The above chart should be a familiar concept to anyone with a child or teenager.  This simple guide (accompanied by alphabet letters) helps determine where a child or youth’s reading level is currently at.  Teachers and parents use these types … Continue reading

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New Read – The Cold War

I picked up a new book from the library this weekend called “The Cold War” by John Lewis Gaddis.  I’ve always been a history buff but rarely do I read historical books – I rely on documentaries more than book … Continue reading

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Perfect YYC Afternoon

This afternoon was the perfect reason why I live in YYC. It’s 10 degrees (Celsius), light wind (which has since turning into a regional wind warning), warm sun at my back, good book and a hot coffee on an outdoor … Continue reading

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My kid has a Vocation

I came home a few days ago to find a new skill set that one of my children has developed: she is an aspiring librarian.  Without being cajoled by me or her mom she hunkered down in front of our … Continue reading

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