Monthly Archives: April 2014

Spectacular Book Projects

The sixth grade class just finished reading The Night of the Burning by Linda Press Wulf.  The students were given the following options to choose from for a culminating project: write a new ending make a book trailer compare Devorah and Nechama … Continue reading

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Terrific Tutorials

The middle schoolers have been working on learning the proper uses of colons and semicolons for the past couple of weeks.  The eighth graders created tutorials using a variety of tools to help teach others.  Here are a few examples … Continue reading

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Creative Book Trailers Created by 8th Graders

My class recently finished our novel study on To Kill a Mockingbird. For homework, we had to do a project on the book. There were five options: an obituary, a book trailer, a play, a list of three people who represented mockingbirds … Continue reading

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A New Ending to “The Wave”

A group of my seventh graders just finished reading The Wave by Todd Strasser.  After discussing the book in detail, they all agreed that they did not like the ending.  They each decided to write their own ending.  They could choose a … Continue reading

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