How-to make your own runes using sculpey clay, I made my set for about $5 in materials, and it took me a little over an hour. Here's how you can do it, too: (more tips on different materials and consecrations here: http://www.therunesite.com/making-your-own-rune-set/)
Persuasive Text Study: Close Reading Passage, Notebook Activity, Test Prep
5th Grade Anchor Chart and Close Reading Passage for teaching persuasive techniques including causality, parallelism, misleading statements, exaggerated statements, contradictory statements, and comparison. I had a hard time finding material to teach this TEKS to my 5th graders, so I wrote my own passage!
FYI: I would dress up like Madonna for talent shows and (lip) sing to the song, 'A Material Girl,` when I was a child growing up in the 80's. There was always a Madonna cassette in the car. I owned a tutu, and curled my hair in rollers- to tease the next day.