How to Write a Great Book Report

Teachers love to assign book reports. Did you ever wonder why? Sure, you could think of it as a cruel attempt to force you to read. But it might be a little more than that! Your teacher’s goal is to broaden your understanding of the world and society. That is what good books do! They […]

How to Write a Book Report

Writing a book report may not seem fun at first, but it gives you a great chance to really understand a work and its author. Unlike a book review, a book report requires that you give a straightforward summary of the text. Your first step is to pick up the book and start reading. Take […]

How to Write a Book Report

Writing a book report may not seem fun at first, but it gives you a great chance to really understand a work and its author. Unlike a book review, a book report requires that you give a straightforward summary of the text. Your first step is to pick up the book and start reading. Take […]

How to Write a Book Report

Writing a book report may not seem fun at first, but it gives you a great chance to really understand a work and its author. Unlike a book review, a book report requires that you give a straightforward summary of the text. Your first step is to pick up the book and start reading. Take […]

The Tale Of Peter Rabbit

Audio Story: The Tale Of Peter Rabbit Story length: 6 minutes Written by: Beatrix Potter Once upon a time there were four little rabbits, and their names were Flopsy, Mopsy, Cotton-tail and Peter. They lived with their mother in a sand-bank, underneath the root of a very big fir tree. “Now, my dears,” said old […]

Wait vs Await

Confusing Words: Await Definition: look forward to the probable occurrence of Examples: The neighbors await the birth of their first child. Wait Definition: stay in one place and anticipate or expect something Examples: I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets To wait means to not do an action until […]

The Tale Of Squirrel Nutkin

Audio Story: The Tale Of Squirrel Nutkin Story length: 8 mins, 25 secs Written by: Beatrix Potter This is a Tale about a tail — a tail that belonged to a little red squirrel, and his name was Nutkin. He had a brother called Twinkleberry, and a great many cousins; they lived in a wood […]

The Emperor’s New Clothes

Audio Story: The Emperor’s New Clothes Story length: 13 minutes Written by: Hans Christian Andersen Many years ago, there was an Emperor, who was so excessively fond of new clothes, that he spent all his money in dress. He did not trouble himself in the least about his soldiers; nor did he care to go […]