Diligence Reading List

Diligence Reading List Download a Printable version of the Reading List “Farmer Duck”  by Marvin Waddell  illustrated by Helen Oxenbury Read the book to the class then process it with the following questions: Did you like this book? What did you think of...

Threadbare

Threadbare For this activity, you will need two Popsicle sticks or small twigs, and a couple spools of thread. Students can pair up, or this can be a small group activity. One student should hold the two sticks in front of them, while another student ties one circle...

No Matter How You Say It: Diligence

No Matter How You Say It: Diligence Word Origin Diligence is a descendant of diligere, a Latin word meaning “to value highly”. It is formed by combining dis (“apart”) and legere (“to choose”). Diligent individuals choose to make the most...

House of Cards

House of Cards A house of cards is created by stacking one card on top of another, one card at a time, to create a structure. There are many different types of card houses on record, including ones up to 75 card stories tall, and even one that is a replica of...