PENCILS Needed

If any family would be able and willing to donate pencils to my classroom, it would be greatly appreciated! They don't even need to be new pencils! Old ones from cleaning out a drawer would be helpful also. As we get toward the end of the year, the pencil situation is getting dire! 

My students and I appreciate your help!!

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Webcomics

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Thought Prompts for Literary Essay

Maybe the author included this because . . .
On the other hand, perhaps . . .
Or it could be that . . .
I wonder if . . .
This makes me realize . . .
I think this is important because . . .
The thought I have about this is . . .
This shows . . . because . . .
It is important to notice. . .
. . . means . . ., therefore . . .
This is significant because . . .
Even though . . . (the character) . . .

Thought Prompt Chart

Use these sentence starters to add higher-level thinking to your essay. Dig deeper!!

Thursday, May 26, 2017

News May 26 Field Trip Day!! Today was probably the most awesome 6th grade field trip ever! After learning about the sites...

Week of May 22-26, 2017

News May 23 Monday -Students wrote A Litter to Myself as an 8th Grader. These letters will be given back to them at the end of...

Friday, May 12, 2017

News May 14 In Class: Students continued working on their Career Presentations. I began grading students who have finished their presentations. All Presentations are due on Monday!! The Career Reception is on Wednesday at noon. If you can possibly donate cookies, drink

Thursday, May 11, 2017

News May 11 In Class: Students are getting to the end of putting together their slides for the Career Presentation. Slides should be completed by Sunday night. We will begin practicing presenting, talking about reading body language, and interacting with the public. Homework: Co

Monday, May 8, 2017

News May 8 In Class: 6th and 7th hours finished watching The Truman Show....

Thursday, May 4, 2017

News May 4 In Class: We watched The Truman Show in coordination with our recently completed read aloud This Side of Paradise. The themes of both will be compared and discussed after completion of the movie.   Homework: Work on your Career Cornell No

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