Reading Book 2014

December 3rd, 2014

Desribe your thoughts about your reading book that you just finished. What did you like about it? What did you dislike? Can you connect to any characters in the book? Are there any text to text connections you can make?

Map Making – 5 Themes of Geography – Enrichment Activity

October 6th, 2014

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geographic_information_system

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cartography

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Photogrammetry

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/09/g68/cartographyguidestudent.pdf

Seventh Heaven – 2014

May 9th, 2014

What lesson did you learn from watching the Seventh Heaven episode? What connections can you make between Seventh Heaven and Number the Stars. Explain by using details from the episode to support your response. Re-read your work aloud before submitting your response.

Non-fiction Literature Circle 3

March 20th, 2014

In this blog response, use the prompts below to write a 1-2 sentence summary.
Somebody, wanted, but, so.

Example: Palmer from the book Wringer, wanted the Family Fest to stop wringing pigeons necks, but he was unable to stop the town from continuing their annual tradition, so he hid one pigeon from his family and friends in order to protect it from the event.

Non Fiction Literature Circle 2

March 18th, 2014

Select one of the pieces of information about your non-fiction topic. What facts or details have you learned about this topic. Can you make any connections to this material?

Non Fiction Literature Circle 1

March 11th, 2014

Write a brief summary stating what you have learned about your non-fiction topic thus far. Be sure to include examples from the text and use your book to assist you.

Reading Response – January 2014

January 13th, 2014

After finishing your guided reading book, write about the theme of the novel. What theme do you think the author is trying to get across to the reader? Use specific examples from the text.

Essay Unit – Time For Kids Link

January 2nd, 2014

Time For Kids link to issues.

http://www.timeforkids.com/search/site/debate?filters=bundle%3Aarticle%20im_10_field_article_category%3A12

December Reading

December 11th, 2013

Write about a book you recently read. Include what you enjoyed about the book using details from the text to support your response.

November Reading Prompt

November 5th, 2013

Write about a short story you have read. Describe the main character using details and examples from the text. In addition, make personal connections as you respond.