This week I learned about how to write a proper essay. Lesson 116 was about laying out the essay in the right way. You first want to tell the reader what the essay is about - that would be the introduction. Then you will introduce the topic and add supporting points on your topic. The … Continue reading How to Write an Essay
My favourite animal is the Komodo dragon! The Komodo dragon is a reptile that can grow to ten feet in length and weigh up to 330lb. They can run up to 12 miles an hour. Komodo dragons are very venomous and have claws as big as 3 inches. The Komodo dragons mostly eat carrion. But, … Continue reading My Favourite Animal and Why
This week I learned about words that people usually get confused, and how you can remember how to use them correctly. Lesson 106 Lesson 106 I learned the difference between "Affect vs. effect" & "Aisle vs. Isle". Affect is a verb that means to change or to produce something. Effect is a noun that means … Continue reading English Review
When I was 6 years old I wanted to make my own money. I knew that other kids raked leaves and mowed lawns. Since it was fall I chose to rake leaves. And so I got my little blue rake and went and raked my neighbour's curb. Picture this... at the time I almost never … Continue reading The Silliest Thing I Have Ever Done
When I was 5 years old I would never wear a shirt. I liked building forts and acting like a little Mowgli from The Jungle Book. But at that time I wanted to make some money. The plan was simple. Since it was fall I thought that I would rake some leaves for people. So … Continue reading Funny Stories
If I could go back in time when/where would I go? There are so many places in time where I want to go. I would like to go to a time before cars and before electricity. It would be like I was in a book, for example "Little House On the Prairie", "Heidi" or even … Continue reading Back in Time!
This week I learned about Latin Roots and how many English words have derived from Latin. It is good to know Latin words because if you need to find the meaning of a word you can think of the Latin word and put 2 and 2 together. Lesson 91 I started with the word "ante" … Continue reading English Lessons 91-95!
Inventions are amazing because they help people get things done efficiently and quicker. However, everything has been seen under the sun! So here are some inventions that I wish where not around and one that I think we need! Inventions I don't Like The Role-up Window Cars used to have wind up windows. I wish … Continue reading Inventions
Lesson 45 I have received many gifts and I have enjoyed all of them! But today I will be telling you about my favourite gift of all! I think I got it when I was 6 years old. It was a little pom-pom pet maker! You make your pom pom by wrapping yarn around your … Continue reading My favourite gift I ever received
Lesson 35 I love to do scary things, but I always a get very nervous when it comes to the time to do it. Once my family and I went to Disney World! I had the best time there. We went on rides and saw 3D movies and even got ice cream -- which was … Continue reading My Scary Adventure and Why I am Proud!