Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Week of November 2nd

Notice to all: Maverick Monday is the first school day Monday of each month!

Projects: Students are working in groups of 3 to create a digital ABC book about the American Revolution. They will be doing this for 2 weeks. The past 2 weeks they have been gathering information. Project is due November 19th.

6th Writing: Students are editing paragraphs on an accomplishment and on describing their room. They also wrote a thank you letter to a Veteran. I will mail the letters to the Reno VA Hospital on Wednesday.Reno

8th Writing: Students are writing an argument essay on the topic of their choice. Also, they wrote a thank you letter to a Veteran and I will mail those on Wednesday.

6th Reading: Students are creating and finishing graphic novels on the French & Indian War as well as participating in a book club, which requires them to summarize, clarify meaning, make text connections, predict, question, discuss and listen. Whew! They are good at it and are working hard and steady!

Pictures come home this week. I am impressed with the quality---you have good looking children, too! 

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