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Ratio and Proportion: SSAT-ISEE Arithmetic

Ace Academics Ace Academics ePub
Medium 9781607059974

Yo-Yo Garland

Annabel Wrigley FunStitch Studio ePub

easy peasy

Yo-Yo Garland

What Do I Need?

Fabric scraps slightly larger than the pattern pieces (approximately 8˝ × 8˝ for the large yo-yo and 6˝ × 6˝ for the small yo-yo)

Basic sewing supplies

TIP

I have included patterns for 2 different sizes of yo-yo circles just in case you want to vary the design of the garland a little. The large finished yo-yo is approximately 3¼˝ in diameter, and the small finished yo-yo is approximately 2¼˝ in diameter.

special skills

•Refer to The Rules of Sewing

• Making and using templates

• Sewing a running stitch

• Sewing a whipstitch

Prepare the Pieces

Trace the large and small yo-yo template patterns on paper and cut out. Use the patterns to cut a few circles out of fabric in varying sizes.

Let’s Make It

1.Thread an arm’s length of button thread into the needle and knot the end about 2˝ from the end.

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Medium 9781576336984

Multiplication and Division: Fractions: SSAT-ISEE Arithmetic

Ace Academics Ace Academics ePub
Medium 9781576336991

Variables: SSAT-ISEE Algebra

Ace Academics Ace Academics ePub
Medium 9781576336274

Ratio and Proportion: COOP-HSPT Arithmetic

Ace Academics Ace Academics ePub
Medium 9781576336267

"L" Words: COOP-HSPT Vocabulary

Ace Academics Ace Academics ePub
Medium 9781576336977

"S" Words: SSAT-ISEE Essential Vocabulary

Ace Academics Ace Academics ePub
Medium 9781576336267

"A" Words: COOP-HSPT Vocabulary

Ace Academics Ace Academics ePub
Medium 9781576336991

Variation: SSAT-ISEE Algebra

Ace Academics Ace Academics ePub
Medium 9781576336281

Monomials: COOP-HSPT Algebra

Ace Academics Ace Academics ePub
Medium 9781576336984

Addition: Fractions: SSAT-ISEE Arithmetic

Ace Academics Ace Academics ePub
Medium 9781607059974

Cozy Pet Bed

Annabel Wrigley FunStitch Studio ePub

easy peasy

Cozy Pet Bed

Finished Size: approximately 26˝ × 26˝

What Do I Need?

1⅝ yards of heavy decorator-weight fabric

26˝ × 26˝ pillow form

1 ball of yarn for pom-poms

Pinking shears (optional—refer to the tip)

Basic sewing supplies

special skills

•Refer to The Rules of Sewing

• Using an iron

• Making pom-poms

• Sewing around a corner

Prepare the Pieces

1.Cut 1 piece of fabric to measure 26¾˝ × 26¾˝ for the front.

2.Cut 2 pieces of fabric to measure 19˝ × 26¾˝ for the back.

TIP

Cut the pieces as shown. This is especially important if your fabric is narrower than 54˝.

Let’s Make It

If you are using a ¼˝ presser foot, don’t forget to use washi tape as a guide to make the correct seam allowance width for this project.

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Medium 9781576336977

"V" Words: SSAT-ISEE Essential Vocabulary

Ace Academics Ace Academics ePub
Medium 9781607059974

Felt Gift Card Holder

Annabel Wrigley FunStitch Studio ePub

a teeny bit more challenging

Felt Gift Card Holder

What Do I Need?

12˝ × 12˝ piece of felt

Little fabric scraps

Bright, fun-colored thread

Fabric glue

Pinking shears

Perle cotton or embroidery floss

Basic sewing supplies

special skills

•Refer to The Rules of Sewing

• Using an iron

• Making and using templates

• Sewing a running stitch

Prepare the Pieces

1.Use the patterns (Felt Gift Card Envelope, Felt Gift Card Stamp, Felt Gift Card Address, Felt Gift Card Heart) to make templates.

2.Trace the templates onto the appropriate fabrics.

3.Carefully cut out the shapes.

Let’s Make It

Thread the sewing machine with fun-colored thread and stitch around the entire envelope shape, sewing nice and close to the edge.

I just love giving gift cards … Sometimes they are the perfect gift for that person who has everything!

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The Writing Process: Paraphrasing and Summarizing/ Final Project: Essay

Emily Hutchinson Saddleback Educational Publishing PDF

Basic Skills Practice

The Writing Process:

Paraphrasing and Summarizing

Paraphrasing and summarizing—what’s the difference between the two?

Read these definitions:

Paraphrasing is the act of restating an author’s idea in different words.

The purpose of paraphrasing is to clarify the author’s meaning for the reader.

Summarizing is the act of briefly stating the main ideas and supporting details presented in a longer piece of writing.

Here is an example of an author’s original words followed by a paraphrase:

“Down the mountain, moving beyond a curtain of quivering air, she saw the stage coming, perhaps with letters.” (Wallace Stegner, Angle of Repose) paraphrase: She saw the stage coming from below, possibly carrying mail.

Here is the entire original paragraph and a summary of it:

“Down the mountain, moving beyond a curtain of quivering air, she saw the stage coming, perhaps with letters. If she started in five minutes, she would arrive at the

Cornish Camp post office at about the same time as the stage. But the post office was in the company store, where there were always loiterers—teamsters, drifters, men hunting work—whom Oliver did not want her to encounter alone. And Ewing, the manager of the store, was a man she thought insolent. She must wait another two hours, till Oliver came home, to know whether there was mail. If the truth were known, these days she always looked at his hands, for the gleam of paper, before she looked at his face.” summary: She saw the stage coming, possibly with mail. She could go to the Cornish

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