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Holes Holes is a 2003 film based on the novel of the same title by Louis Sachar, who also wrote the screenplay, with Shia LaBeouf as the lead role of Stanley Yelnats. The film was produced by Walden Media and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Synopsis Stanley Yelnats IV is a good-hearted teenager born to a luckless family who have been cursed for hundreds of years. One day, Stanley is arrested and tried for falsely stealing a pair of sneakers that Clyde "Sweetfeet" Livingston (Rick Fox), a famous Baseball player had donated to charity. In a parallel flashback story, the history of Camp Green Lake is revealed. After Dr. Stanley's father, meanwhile, finally finds the solution to an odor-eliminating mixture that he has been trying all his life to create - the addition of peaches and onions. Cast Sigourney Weaver as The Warden/Louise Walker Jon Voight as Mr. Differences from the Book Overall the film is extremely faithful to the novel.

The Adventures of Aladdin One day, as he was looking for wild figs in a grove some way from the town, Aladdin met a mysterious stranger. This smartly dressed dark-eyed man with a trim black beard and a splendid sapphire in his turban, asked Aladdin an unusual question: "Come here, boy," he ordered. "How would you like to earn a silver penny?" The Brothers Grimm Once upon a time . . . a widow had an only son whose name was Aladdin. One day, as he was looking for wild figs in a grove some way from the town, Aladdin met a mysterious stranger. "Come here, boy," he ordered. "A silver penny!" "I'm not going to ask you to do much. "The lamp! "Give me the lamp," urged the wizard impatiently. "Let me out first . . ." "Too bad for you," snapped the stranger, slamming down the manhole cover, never noticing that, as he did so, a ring slid off his finger. "At your command, sire," said the genie. Now astoundede, Aladdin could only stammer: "I want to go home!" "How did you get in?" "Where's the silver coin?" "Psst! "Aladdin!

Adult Learning Activities | California Distance Learning Project Read the story. Click the "LISTEN" button at the bottom of the page to hear the story. When you are done, click the "NEXT" button. One school district is trying something new. Teachers hope that this extra time will give students a chance to learn more. Some school districts already have these longer days. One parent thinks that her son is doing very well. Some people think that a full day of kindergarten is too long for such young children. This school district is just trying out a longer day for kindergarteners. (This was adapted from an original story provided by News10 KXTV Sacramento.)

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton Adele's ESL Corner - Your free online English language website Holes Discussion Questions After reading Holes, use these questions to start a discussion with your students about the book. You can also use any of these questions as a writing prompt. In what ways is the saying "You can't judge a book by its cover" a good one for this story? Some questions are adapted from Scholastic BookFiles: A Reading Guide to Holes.

Bonfire Night The history The year was 1605 and some English Catholics were angry because the King of England, James the first, was treating them badly. In November 1605 a group of men made a plan to blow up the Houses of Parliament (the government buildings) in London. An enormous explosion was planned for November 5th. This was the day that the King was due to open parliament. The plan is known as the ‘Gunpowder Plot’ and the leader of the group was called Guy Fawkes. Bonfires, Guys and fireworks On November 5th people remember the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament by celebrating ‘Bonfire Night’. Food It’s normally quite cold in November in Britain, so on Bonfire Night people wear hats, scarves and gloves to spend the evening outside. Penny for the Guy In Britain only adults can buy fireworks but in the past they were sold to children too.

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K-12th Grade Paired Texts Skip to main content <div id="nojs-warning">WARNING: Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display</div> Sign InRegister ReadWorks.org The Solution to Reading Comprehension Search form ReadWorks K-12th Grade Paired Texts Share now! Print Kindergarten "Ben Franklin's Idea" (170L) Paired Text: "Edison Tried and Tried Again" (250L) These texts have been paired because they both focus on early American inventors. "The Winning Shot" (230L) Paired Text: "Helping a Friend" (30L) These texts have been paired because they both address the theme of working together. "Getting Water from a Well" (350L) Paired Text: "Finding Food" (550L) These texts have been paired because they both discuss how people obtained resources in the past. 1st Grade "Meet a Baby Panda" (360L) Paired Text: "A Baby Polar Bear Grows Up" (260L) These texts have been paired because they share the topic of baby animals. 2nd Grade 3rd Grade "The Old Stone House" (770L) Paired Text: "The U.S.S. 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade

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