"of course I use all of the above. besides that we consider examples from the class room itself and things possessed by children. for example, blackboard, books, different shaped pencil boxes, the window, the roof arc etc. "
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"Hiya All - Maria's comment reminded me that I had worked on the last reply offline ... Indeed I found a copy. So for better or worse :) - here it is:
Okay - I am taking a deep breath and starting over. I worded my original message incredibly…"
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