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Month: November 2012

Shopper safety tips

Adapted from the City of Richmond and RCMP Crime Prevention Level 2 The Christmas season is a busy time for shoppers. The malls and grocery stores are full of people. December is also a busy time for thieves. Read the PDF. Shoppers tips-PDF

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Winter driving

Adapted from ICBC / Photos – iStockphoto Level 2 In B.C., heavy rain, fog, snow and ice can make driving difficult. Here are some ideas for driving in the winter: Buy good wipers, so you can see well. Fill fluids such as antifreeze and wiper fluid. Make sure that you have good winter tires if…

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Sharing good news makes you more happy

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun Level 1 Do you have good news? Do you share it with others? Tell someone good news twice a week. And you will feel more happy with your life. Read the PDF. Sharing good news makes you more happy-PDF

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Apps for Apes

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun Level 3 The apes at a park in Florida are just like people. The twins, age 8, love their iPad. The teenagers like it, too. The seniors are not interested. The park is letting six orangutans use an iPad to “talk”. Orangutans belong to the ape family. Some trainers have…

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Aging in a changing world

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Nancy Carson Level 2 In October, more than 750 people met in Vancouver. These people study gerontology. Gerontology is the study of old age. These people talked about how people grow old. They also talked about the problems of old people. Read the PDF. Aging in a changing world-PDF Visit…

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I feel happy when I dance

Adapted from The Vancouver Sun Level 2 Jesula McCallum lives in Chilliwack, B.C. She is ten years old. And she loves to dance. Read the PDF. I feel happy when I dance-PDF Visit the links: The story of Jesula Irish dance concert Sphynx, a hairless cat

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