“Sweet April showers do spring May flowers” is a lovely quote by 16th century English poet and farmer Thomas Tusser, who wrote the instructional poem Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry. Tusser’s poem is a witty, lively and entertaining poem about gardening and many of his quotes are still used today.
Literacy for Kids – Easy, Fun & Completely Do-able and APRIL IS RAINING WORDS. Check in each day in April to find a fabulous word to share with your children or students because 5 minutes of April Showers bring Word Powers!
Let’s begin today, April 1, with the longest word in the English dictionary: pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
First, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is a noun meaning a lung disorder caused by the inhalation of ultramicroscopic particles of fine silica dust.
Third, kids will love this word. Kids love figuring out words. Kids will love saying it. Kids will love knowing it. Even very young children will love the sound of this gigantic word.
3o April days = 30 WORDS. Remember that Literacy is all about Words – Written. Spoken. Felt.
Hope to see you tomorrow.