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Argument Essays

6th Grade We learned about conjunctions and identified them in sentences.  We also worked on a class essay on the positive effects of competitive sports after completing a class debate on the topic.  We will start researching our own argument topics … Continue reading

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Adjectives, Prepositions and Conjunctions

6th Grade: In LA class, we finally finished our first “read aloud” Flying Solo. We continued to learn about adjectives and we now know that sometimes pronouns, nouns, and verb forms can be used as adjectives in a sentence.  We are starting … Continue reading

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Science Fair Research Papers

Works Cited pages must be resubmitted to Mrs. Hallett by October 8.  All seventh and eighth graders should be working on taking notes from each of their five sources.  Notes from two sources should be completed by Monday, October 13.  Notes … Continue reading

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Power in Persuasion

The 7th graders have been working on persuasive essays for the last few weeks.  It has taken some time, but the results have been quite impressive.  We started off talking about what “persuasive essays” consisted of and what types of … Continue reading

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Researching in 8th

The eighth graders have started a research paper on different types of diseases and disorders.  We are working collaboratively with our science teacher.  Each student randomly chose a different type of disease selected by Mrs.Jaffa to research.  They are using … Continue reading

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