Wednesday, October 30, 2013

6th grade Book Report

1. Choose a survival book.

2. Create a wordle to list character qualities, problems, and solutions from the book.
     Use  You will need Java on your computer.  Students can bring in work and complete in school PRIOR to due date.

3. Create a venn diagram comparing this book's character to Brian from Hatchet.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Vocabulary Help

Here is link for all 66 common test words that will be covered over the next few weeks.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Summer Reading Due Sept. 1st

  1. Read 3 fictional books of choice AND 1 non fiction. 
  2. Determine setting, conflict, climax, resolution, theme, and an example of figurative language for each fictional work.
  3.  Prepare a list of 3 new words and 3 things you learned from your nonfiction book. 
  4.  Then enter your responses in the link below and click submit.


Thursday, February 7, 2013

Tall Tales

  • Invite students to write their own original tall tales using guidelines that you write on the board. Your guidelines might include things like these:
    • Create a main character with special abilities or a rare talent.
    • Invent a problem, task, or test for your character to solve against impossible odds.
    • Set your story in the present, in a place you are familiar with, like your town or our school.
    • Use hyperbole in building your character, the task, and the setting. What are the most interesting or important things you want to say in your story? How can you use hyperbole to highlight those things?
  • Give the students a choice of topics (like "My favorite day at school," "My worst day at school," "The amusement park ride," "Our school cafeteria food," and "The most dangerous day of my summer vacation"). (

Friday, February 1, 2013

Thursday, January 10, 2013

In your opinion, are child athletes pushed too hard?

Click comment and state your opinion and remember to support your opinion with reasons.