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Chris Rylander Visit on December 11, 2018

Popular author, Chris Rylander, will visit our 6th Grade students on Tuesday, December 11. Chris loves to motivate and entertain students by sharing how he became a writer and the funny, real life stories that inspired parts of his books. Some … Continue reading

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November!

So, we’ve made it to November!  This is a fabulous month for so many reasons.  Hopefully, you’ve found a lot of reasons to smile this month-besides ELA class.  🙂  We have been working on understanding different types of sentences and … Continue reading

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Book Fair!

There are some great new titles to check out at the book fair!  The fair will be held from November 27-29.   Get ready to read!    

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Look at you!

This week was filled with TONS of editing!  Since that is the truth, I will post pictures of you editing!  

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October…

Watching you write and edit your short stories has been a great learning opportunity for me.  It’s been educational to read the variety of stories that are being crafted in class.  I’ve enjoyed working on “showing not telling” readers details … Continue reading

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What you did…

I am running out of creative titles, so… This week, we read “Little Brother” to get our minds ready for writing our own narratives.  I loved hearing all of the unique endings which you created-especially because many of them followed … Continue reading

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Fun Story Starter!

Click on this link: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/writing-prompts/

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Moving “fourth”ward… (Get it?)

Forward….”fourth”ward….it’s your fourth week… 🙂 This week we continued to study plot and basic story elements.  After completing your “Ghost of the Lagoon” posters (which look great!) we starting the writing piece associated with the story.  I know that it’s … Continue reading

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Your THIRD week!

Hey Kiddos!  This week we learned about simple plot structure and how to apply the elements/terms to stories we read.  After reading “The Stray” and “Ghost of the Lagoon”, you had the opportunity to apply your knowledge of plot structure … Continue reading

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Your second week!

Hopefully, you felt that this week was successful!  We were busy creating summer reading tweets, writing letters to our future selves, and learning basic story vocabulary.  I enjoyed reading the creative tweets about the books you read and hope that … Continue reading

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