Tinycards is a flash card app from the people who make Duolingo. You can use Tinycards to learn and practice new English vocabulary. It is available on their website, and there is an app for iPhone/iPad (no app yet for Android). After you create a free account, and sign in with your username and password – you can practice with many sets of words, or you can make your own set to practice. Search for ESL, and they will give you many choices.
See 37,000 flags on the Boston Common, visit the huge Museum of Fine Arts for free, and more…
In honor of Memorial Day – all weekend, until Monday night, you can visit the Boston Common – at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument – to see a display of 37,000 American flags – one for each person from Massachusetts who has been in the military and given their lives to defend the United States, and our freedom.
Do you know what poison ivy looks like? It’s a plant that is very common in MetroWest. You should know how to recognize poison ivy so that you can keep it away from your skin. It has oil on its leaves that can give you a very itchy rash.
Poison ivy always has groups of three leaves. The leaves start off more red and shiny in the spring, and when they are grown the leaves are green and have uneven edges.