Lost in Death Valley

A mom and her two girls were stuck in one of the most dangerous places on Earth. Today we will read to learn:  Did they survive?  If so, how did they survive this traumatizing event? Watch the California Highway Patrol in action in this 5-minute video where C.H.P....

Our Beautiful Town is Gone

The story of Paradise, California, and the deadliest wildfire in California history Check out these powerful photos of Paradise before and after the fire. The Paradise wildfire was the deadliest wildfire in California’s history, but wildfires occur all over California...

October is The Great Pumpkin Month

How did people start carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns? This Wonderopolis article explains the Irish legend behind the Halloween tradition. Prepare to be wowed by this fascinating time-lapse video of a giant pumpkin growing to a whopping 636 pounds!    Giant...

Reading Narrative Nonfiction

Read Aloud We are going to read aloud a nonfiction book today that will seem kind of like a story.  It is a Narrative Nonfiction – nonfiction written like a story.  To understand it, we need to think about what we know about reading stories AND what we know...
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