Read six of Lincoln’s witty quotes, and then write one to two sentences explaining the meaning of each.
Printable poster of the Confucius quote about the responsibility and opportunity teachers have: “If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.” ― Confucius
Printable poster of Henry Ford’s quote: “Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.”
Finding evidence of themes throughout the book helps students read more carefully and gives them a better understanding of a novel’s most important concepts.
This graphic organizer provides space for finding quotes for two of the themes in a book.
Printable poster of Irish blessing:
May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face;
the rains fall soft upon your fields
and until we meet again,
may God hold you in the palm of His hand.
Printable poster of Albert Einstein’s quote: “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.”
“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853 and died on July 29, 1890. This quote, aside from being an inspiration to persist at the day-to-day details, seems to be reflected in the painting itself. The painting is heavily influence by Pointillism, which is a technique that combines hundreds of small dots of paint to produce masterpieces.