The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Eight – Historical Tidbit

Our Historical Tidbit for today focuses on yet another moment in The Prince and the Pauper where Mark Twain throws out a reference and does not include any context whatsoever. Today’s Historical Tidbit is about…KING HENRY II BEING WHIPPED

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Eight – Vocabulary

Our vocab word for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 28 focuses on a commonly-used word. It typically evokes a particular image in people’s minds. The vocab word is…MOB

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Seven – Current Event

In Chapter 27 of The Prince and the Pauper, Edward really comes to the realization that the laws of England are cruel. He experiences this first-hand and then vows to go back and make changes when he is finally back on the throne. In the Chapter 27 Current Event, we explore a story of another boss who has learned the truth behind his company’s policies…MARK TAYLOR

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Seven – Historical Tidbit

Our Historical Tidbit for today focuses on one of the saddest moments in The Prince and the Pauper. Two women in the story suffer a tragic fate because of their religion. Today’s Historical Tidbit is about…HERESY IN TUDOR ENGLAND

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Seven – Vocabulary

Our vocab words for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 27 focuses on a collection of old-fashioned words that we don’t really use any more, but that are really fun to say!. The vocab words are…HITHER (AND THITHER AND WHITHER)

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Six – Fun Fact

Can you tell when someone is lying to you? Are you sure? Or do you think you are good at lying? Today’s Fun Fact for The Prince and the Pauper Chapter 26 focuses on…SIGNS THAT SOMEONE IS LYING

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Six – Historical Tidbit

Our Historical Tidbit for today focuses on an important detail from Chapter 26. Though the detail in the story is fictional, we can still make some comparisons to real life. Today’s Historical Tidbit is about…LETTERS FROM EDWARD VI

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-five – Current Event

In Chapter 25 of The Prince and the Pauper, Miles Hendon returns home after being gone for a very long time. There are numerous examples of similar situations in the real world, one of which we will focus on today. In the Chapter 25 Current Event, we explore…Guo Gangtang

The Prince and the Pauper – Chapter Twenty-Five – Historical Tidbit

Our Historical Tidbit for today focuses on a concept already covered in one of our previous Vocabulary Focus blogs. It deals with a group that was very important to The Prince and the Pauper, so it’s worth taking a second look! Today’s Historical Tidbit is about…NOBLES IN TUDOR ENGLAND