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Art Games for Kids. Statue of Robert Burns. The statue of Robert Burns in George Square, featured in Glasgow City Council's "Adopt a Monument" scheme which attempted to persuade sponsors to pay for the upkeep of monuments in the city.

Statue of Robert Burns

In December 1985 the Council's newspaper The Bulletin reported that Glasgow and District Burns Association had agreed to donate 100 annually towards the cost of maintenance of the statue. The statue to Scotland's national poet was erected on 25 January 1877, 118 years after the birth of Burns. 10,000 people are said to have formed a procession from Glasgow Green to attend the unveiling, with as many as 30,000 lining the streets. The bronze statue is the work of sculptor George Edwin Ewing, and was cast by London art founders Cox & Sons.

Four bronze reliefs by the sculptor's brother, James Alexander Ewing, depict scenes from the bard's poems. Paisley, Fountain Gardens, Burns Statue. Robert Burns Statue. Multimedia Learning Resources - Educaplay. Free photos for education. My Word Wizard. Writing with Writers: Poetry Writing. Search Results - rap. Teacher Lesson Plans. Poetry Archive: Teachers' Corner. Poetry Out Loud (BBC) Poems - Quotes - Poetry. Kenn Nesbitt's Poetry for Kids - Funny Poems for Children. Welcome to Digital Storyteller. Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook. Great Poems to Teach. Learning Resources.

Kenn Nesbitt's Poetry for Kids. National Poetry Month. April is National Poetry Month, 30 days of celebrating the joy, expressiveness, and pure delight of poetry.

National Poetry Month

Learn more about the National Poetry Month, get to know some of our most well-loved children's poets in our video interview series, browse the many online resources listed here, and visit your local library or bookstore to discover wonderful new books and anthologies. Poets on poetry. Poetry Out Loud (BBC) Poetry Foundation. April Is National Poetry Month - Poetry Workshops, Writing Prompts, and Videos. Tips on Writing Better Poetry: End Punctuation in Poetry. Punctuation, or the lack thereof, can change meaning and add depth to your poetry; choose your endings well.

Tips on Writing Better Poetry: End Punctuation in Poetry

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Beginner's guide to archaeology

But its range of activities is so wide – from laboratory to museum, from excavation to historic building – almost anyone can find a welcome somewhere. Master our quick guide, and you will soon sound like a proper digger. Key concepts. The Other Mystery of Easter Island. Moai statues Easter Island is branded into popular consciousness as the home of the mysterious and towering moai statues, but these are not the only curiosity the South Pacific island holds.

The Other Mystery of Easter Island

Where the moai are fascinating for their unknown purpose and mysterious craftsmen, the island's lost language of Rongorongo is equally perplexing. The unique written language seems to have appeared suddenly in the 1700s, but within just two centuries it was exiled to obscurity. EssayTyper. Tackk - Pages for Everything. LitLift - A FREE online novel and story writing application.

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Early Byzantine Art As you know, Rome was the capitol of the Roman Empire until the era of Constantine.

Early Byzantine Art

In 324, Constantine moved the capital from Rome to the Greek City of Byzantium and renamed it Constantinople. Things were fine for awhile, but by the 5th century of the common era, things began to change.The West was under attack by the barbarians and ultimately fell apart. The cities that were part of the Roman empire declined in population or simply died. Many cities in France, Algeria, Syria, etc. simply disappeared. Modern Lessons. Welcome to the new online learning platform for the Global Education Database! It’s a free, simple, and quick way to learn new skills, find new education resources, and figure out how to do just about anything a modern teacher or student needs.

Modern Lessons. Des exercices de français pour le primaire avec Le Terrain de Jeux. Parmi la multitude de sites éducatifs disponibles sur la toile, certains sont de véritables petites merveilles.

Des exercices de français pour le primaire avec Le Terrain de Jeux

Ravi d’avoir découvert l’une de ces perles il y a peu, je vous propose de parcourir « Le Terrain de Jeux ». Sur fond de dessins pastels colorés et autour de thèmes variés et touchants, ce site nous propose une très belle collection d’exercices axés sur l’apprentissage du français pour les enfants de 5 à 12 ans. La page d’accueil nous plonge instantanément dans une atmosphère de littérature jeunesse avec de jolies couvertures de cahiers qu’il suffira de cliquer pour commencer un parcours.

Le graphisme du site est particulièrement agréable avec de bien belles illustrations sur chacune des pages, qu’elles soient liées à la navigation ou aux exercices eux-mêmes, c’est un véritable plaisir que de surfer au travers des différents parcours. French Fashion and Clothing Vocabulary. All the words you'll ever need when you go clothes shopping in store or online!

French Fashion and Clothing Vocabulary

C'est tout ce qu'il vous faut quand vous faites les courses dans les magasins ou sur l'internet ! Whilst doing some online shopping for clothes (more like window shopping as I spend hours browsing without actually buying anything!) I started to learn a whole heap of new words so I thought I'd compile some I found and share :) Fashion vocab/Vocabulaire de la mode Underwear/Lingerie/Swimwear/Vêtements de bain Shoes/Chaussures Accessories/Accessoires Parts/Pièces Fabrics/Tissu / Composition/ Composition. EduClipper. Joomag - FREE Interactive Service for Digital Magazine publishing and hosting. Joomag. Bnf - Ressources pédagogiques en ligne. Fold3 - Historical military records. TuneIn: Listen to Online Radio, Music and Talk Stations.

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The Greek diet consisted of foods that were easily raised in the rocky terrain of Greece’s landscape.

Food in Ancient Greece

Breakfast was eaten just after sunrise and consisted of bread dipped in wine. Lunch was again bread dipped in wine along with some olives, figs, cheese or dried fish. Supper was the main meal of each day. It was eaten near sunset. It consisted of vegetables, fruit, fish, and possibly honey cakes. Fish was the main source of protein in the Greek diet. Wine was the main drink in ancient Greece. Time line of art history. French Prepositions - Les Prépositions. - Homepage.