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Cost Per Calorie Project

Please help you child with this project.  They are trying to develop a true understanding of the cost food both in their lives and the lives of those in developing countries. While we read our novel, The Boy Who Captured The Wind, they are asked to document 3 days of...

What’s Next – The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

by William Kamkwamba     Join in on one man’s journey through magic, science and mystery.  We will begin reading this novel next week as we finish up our Literary Analysis Paper of our independant reading books. I look forward to the journey as we learn...

Want Help With Writing and Grammar? Check This Out!

This site has quizzes, and extremely helpful interactive lessons for all things Grammar. (See the link on the right for help.) Use it to follow up with In-Class lessons, or to help you when writing your next assignment.   This week….Take a look at active...

Reading and Writing Assignment – Measles

Read the article NEWS ELA and News article in Chicago SunTimes. Write…. Pick a detail from each article. Explain how they help you understand the bigger ideas in the article. Write out your answer. What have you learned? What is your opinion?    ...

Bring on The Creative Writing and Poetry

This week we will begin our short stories. Following that we begin our Poetry Slam.  Don’t forget that prewriting is paramount to a successful writing experience. Brainstorm—–rough draft—read aloud—-peer...

PARCC Practice Test Link

Although not mandatory, it is advisable for students to experience the PARCC Computer-Based testing format before they are expected to sit for the actual test.

News ELA

Great Website for up to date article written at your reading level.  Check it out!!!