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SAME TIME, DIFFERENT PLACE

DID YOU KNOW? LUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY, LAURA INGALLS WILDER, and MARGARET MITCHELL Three women authors who influenced J.M. Northup of Norns Triad Publications are L.M. Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables), Laura Ingalls Wilder (Little House Books), and Margaret Mitchell (Gone With The Wind).  With an intense love of literature and history, these writers made an undying impact on the young

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#DidYouKnow – Viticulture & Winemaking

Viticulture is basically wine growing while vinification is making wine. The difference is essentially the cultivation of the grapes and then the process of actually making the wine from the fruit. Oenology (or enology) is the science and study of wine and wine making. A viticulturist is a cultivator of grape vines, applying what enologists know to the production of

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The Structure of A Paragraph

Most writers know how to structure a paragraph. It is similar to the overall structure of a paper. You have the opening/main idea, supporting sentences, and closing. Or, as Grammarly.com puts it: Transition, topic sentence, supporting sentences, and conclusion (you can read more from them here). Now, what many seem to struggle with is when to begin a new sentence,

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Literacy Through Music & Poetry

Did you know that music and poetry have walked hand-in-hand throughout time? Perhaps if you consider the minstrel it will be more evident. Did you know that rhythm in language helps develop readers? That’s right – it is an important part of literacy. In antiquity, poetry (which was the popular form of storytelling and communal entertainment) was put to music or sung. Today. FOLK poetry and FOLK

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