Classic Books - Read.gov Turn the pages to explore bygone eras, time-honored tales and historical narratives. Adventure awaits in these classic books online. "A Apple Pie" Introduces the letters A to Z while following the fortunes of an apple pie. An Essay by Einstein "How strange is the lot of us mortals! Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people -- first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unknown to us, to whose destinies we are bound by the ties of sympathy. A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving... "I have never looked upon ease and happiness as ends in themselves -- this critical basis I call the ideal of a pigsty. The ideals that have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth.
Favorite Quotes Favorite Quotes I have been collecting quotes for quite awhile. They have always spoken volumes to me and I love to incorporate them into my art. When my son Decklin first set up my email account in 1994, I asked him to help me with a signature line so that I could include a quote at the end of all of my emails. Not too long after that, I turned my passion for meaningful quotes into a small rubber stamp company selling un-mounted stamps only, called LennaLines. All of the stamps were favorite quotes of mine.
1st Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets These reading worksheets were written at a first grade level, but it's important to remember that reading level varies from student to student. After they read the passage, students then answer the comprehension questions that follow. Reading comprehension worksheets that are aligned with the Common Core Standards are indicated with the apple core icon ( ). Click the icon to view standards. Rhyme GameMember 7 Lessons From 7 Great Minds Have you ever wished you could go back in time and have a conversation with one of the greatest minds in history? Well, you can’t sorry, they’re dead. Unless of course you’re clairaudient, be my guest. But for the rest of us, we can still refer to the words they left behind. Even though these great teachers have passed on, their words still live, and in them their wisdom. I’ve made a list of seven what I believe are some of the greatest teachings by the world’s greatest minds.
101 Most Inspiring Quotes of All Time, Volume 4 by Celes on Jan 10, 2011 | ShareThis Email This Post This is volume 4 of 101 Most Inspiring Quotes of All Time Series. Volume 1 Quotes: Quotes on Life, Purpose, Past/Present/Future, Dreams & Passion, Goals, Hard Work, Change, Truth & Honesty, Imagination & CreativityVolume 2 Quotes: Quotes on Confidence & Personal Power, Courage & Fear, Obstacles, Failure & SuccessVolume 3 Quotes: Quotes on Taking Action, Planning, Persistence, Time Management & Productivity, Wealth, Money & Finance, Happiness & Emotional Mastery, LoveVolume 4 Quotes: Quotes on Learning & Growth, Attitudes & Mindsets, Responsibility, Gratitude & Kindness, Friendship, Leadership, Helping Others, People & The World
Science Fiction Quotations - Westfahl, Gary; Clarke, Arthur C. Edited by Gary Westfahl; Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke Selected for AAUP Books for Public and Secondary School Libraries, 2006 SAT Reading Comprehension : Practice tests and explanations Reading Comprehension (also known as Critical Reading) questions test your ability to understand a passage and answer questions on the basis of what is stated and implied in the passage. You need to read the passage first so that you can identify the main idea of the passage and appreciate features such as the author's tone and attitude as well as the organization of the passage. Scroll back to the relevant point in the text as you do each question.
Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein [Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page. I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. Still, the quotes are interesting and enlightening.] "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction." "Imagination is more important than knowledge."
101 Most Inspiring Quotes of All Time, Volume 3 by Celes on Apr 28, 2010 | ShareThis Email This Post This is volume 3 of 101 Most Inspiring Quotes of All Time Series. Volume 1 Quotes: Quotes on Life, Purpose, Past/Present/Future, Dreams & Passion, Goals, Hard Work, Change, Truth & Honesty, Imagination & CreativityVolume 2 Quotes: Quotes on Confidence & Personal Power, Courage & Fear, Obstacles, Failure & SuccessVolume 3 Quotes: Quotes on Taking Action, Planning, Persistence, Time Management & Productivity, Wealth, Money & Finance, Happiness & Emotional Mastery, LoveVolume 4 Quotes: Quotes on Learning & Growth, Attitudes & Mindsets, Responsibility, Gratitude & Kindness, Friendship, Leadership, Helping Others, People & The World