The second planet from the sun. Venus orbits the sun every 225 days at an average distance of 67 million miles (108 million kilometers). Venus comes closer to Earth than any other planet.Venus rotates slowly on its axis in a clockwise direction, which which astronomers call a "retrograde" rotation because…

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Love these Student Notes!Thursday September 11, 2014

Love these Student Notes!

I posted yesterday about the excellent comments posted by two first grade classes about one of my Writing Wednesday exercises, called Pandas.Last night, several of those students posted notes when they got home. Boy, did these make me smile! Here’s what Catie wrote:I…

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