A boy washing dishes

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun
Level 2
November 2010

Chores are small jobs around the house,
such as washing dishes and doing laundry.
Chores are part of family life.
Studies show that doing chores
helps children to become
more successful adults.

Read the PDF.
Try the Exercise.

What parents can do:

Show children how to do a chore.  Later, they can do it without your help.

Show children how to do a chore.  Later, they can do it without your help.

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School haiku contest – you could win a $25 gift card!


BIG NATE © 2010 Lincoln Peirce.
Reprinted by permission of UNIVERSAL UCLICK for UFS.
All rights reserved.

School is here, and,
it is time to learn and have fun again.

The Westcoast Reader is celebrating its 35th Anniversary,
so we are asking our readers to be creative and send us
a haiku about school.

There are three categories of students:

  1. adult,
  2. high school and
  3. elementary

Each of the three winners gets a $25 gift card!
Send your submissions
and put the word “Haiku” in the email subject.
Remember to add your name and tell us if you are
an adult, high school or elementary school student.

The contest is open until September 30th, 2015.

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