It was written by Thomas Jefferson, although Jefferson wanted John Adams to write it. But Adams knew Jefferson, being a Virginian, would help sway the southern states The Second Continental Congress appointed John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, and Roger Sherman to come up with a declaration of independence. Upon adopting the […]
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Nancy took her daughter Donna to the park. The park had lots of trees. It had lots of squirrels and birds. The squirrels ran up and down the trees. The squirrels chased one another. The squirrels played with one another.The birds flew around. They flew down to the ground. They flew up into the trees. […]
There is a Taoist story of an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years. One day his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit. “Such bad luck,” they said sympathetically. “Maybe,” the farmer replied. The next morning the horse returned, bringing with it three other wild horses. […]
Volcano Erupts in Mexico from News in Levels Here is news from Mexico. There is a volcano there. It erupts. Smoke comes out of it. This is the volcano’s 30th eruption. People live around the volcano. They are ready for evacuation. The volcano interests scientists. They often come out to the volcano. Difficult words: erupt […]