Monthly Archives: September 2014

Noteworthy Narratives

For the last couple of weeks we worked on writing personal narratives in class.  I was so amazed with the students’ creativity. I could not decide which ones to highlight on my blog, so  I actually had to draw names for … Continue reading

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The Holidays are Here!

We have remained quite busy, while trying to tie up a few loose ends before the holidays begin. All of the middle schoolers have published their personal narratives. Be sure to go and read a few on their individual blogs. … Continue reading

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Update in Language Arts

Students completed peer conferences for their personal narratives. Sixth graders will be starting The Giver next week.  Be sure to have the book in class each day starting on Tuesday, September 16. Seventh and eighth graders will be starting their  research … Continue reading

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Sailing into September

Even though we had a short week, we still managed to get many things accomplished in class.  We started each class with our mentor sentences and continued to work on subjects, predicates, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, and prepositional phrases.  The majority of students … Continue reading

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