We finished Wonder! Wonder Field Trip Monday, November 20. We will be leaving at 8:20- please be here on time! Permission slips were due Thursday along with $6. Kids who haven't turned in their permission slip need to bring it to me BEFORE school on Monday.
November 27- December 19 General Happenings English 6: The One and Only Ivan Book Study (Lit: Focus on figurative language, nonfiction research & inferences); Informational research writing (animal projects) using sources and citations. English 7: A Long Walk to Water (Nonfiction Lit: Focus on nonfiction research, current and past events, culture & empathy); Informational writing and Sudan research projects using sources, research and citations. English 8: Freak the Mighty (Lit: Focus on figurative language, character analysis- inferences and dialogue, finding morals/theme); Informational writing- comparing and contrasting and character analysis.
We just started using John Norlin's Character Strong Curriculum in Leadership. It is an amazing program that teaches real leadership- relationships being the main focus. Visit the Character Strong blog for thought-provoking posts and to get insight into our new program!