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Reading: Before Stonehenge

One long-ago day around 3200 B.C., the farmers and herdsmen on Scotland’s remote Orkney Islands decided to build something big…


They had Stone Age technology, but their vision was millennia ahead of their time. Five thousand years ago the ancient inhabitants of Orkney—a fertile, green archipelago off the northern tip of modern-day Scotland—erected a complex of monumental buildings unlike anything they had ever attempted before.

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Reading: Top 5 pop-up restaurants and food experiences in Amsterdam

Fresh tastes, clever design and a relaxed vibe are the order of the day for Amsterdam’s innovative and pop-up restaurants


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Quote of the day by Walt Disney


Chart Grammar Pronouns

Grammar Lesson: Pronoun Chart


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Reading: Top 10 national and state parks in Oregon

Oregon has only one national park but is by no means lacking in scenery. With 360 miles of public beach, gorges, wild rivers, forested peaks and fossil-rich desert, the state is packed with natural wonders

Wizard Island in Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake national park

Today, Crater Lake national park in western Oregon is known for having one of the deepest, clearest lakes in the world, but 7,700 years ago, the landscape stunned witnesses for a different reason: the eruption of the Mount Mazama volcano, which created Crater Lake, is thought to be one of the greatest geologic catastrophes ever witnessed by humans. After it erupted, Mount Mazama collapsed, leaving behind a crater more than 1,200 metres deep – and 8km north to south and 10km east to west – that eventually filled with rain and snowmelt.

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Recipe: Jacket Potato with Cajun Salmon Dressing




2 large Fluffy baking potatoes
2 tsp oil
1 x 175g skinless salmon fillet, cut into 2 cm cubes
50g mange tout, halved
1 tsp Cajun seasoning
6 tbsp low fat crème fraîche

Learning Phonemic

Phonemic Chart


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Quote of the day by Nelson Mandela


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Grammar Lesson: Connectives Chart

The Text Pattern Intervention Ihle

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Reading: Wild swimming in the UK

The secluded beauty of wild swimming in the UK makes for the perfect alfresco dip – and you’re never too far away from great campsites, castles, gardens, pubs and restaurants either

Wild SwimmingTaking the plunge … the UK’s wild swimming spots are worth making a splash over.

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Idiom of the day

Hit the books

hit the books

To study, especially for a test or exam.