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Posted 3 days ago at 6GSS
After a brief encounter with a homeless person on the street, you find yourself infused with superpowers like a superhero. What do you do with these new found abilities? Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Zombies
We are finishing a passage at 610 lexile called "A Boy and a Wish." The students answered selected and constructed response questions in randomly selected partner pairs using the random picker wheel of destiny. Remember, "we get who we get, and we don't pitch a fit!" The students answers were... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Zombies
As you are walking down the street, you hear loud sirens. Before you can figure out the reason, you see a giant flash of light and you pass out. You wake up in a giant pile of rubble. What has happened and where do you go from here? Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Zombies
You wake up to find yourself in your five-year-old body and back in time. How do you spend your first 24 hours in this situation? Describe your surroundings, and how you cope with the change. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Zombies
If you would like some help with the World War II assignment we were working on in class today, then go sign up for my Flocabulary class using the code below at www.flocabulary.com Click on Join a class Enter this class code: MDZ4H5 Create an account using your lunch number... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at 6GSS
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at 6GSS
Speech tag first: Tristan excitedly snapped, "Leggo my Eggo!" Speech tag last: "I will always do my homework," mentioned Martin. Speech tag in the middle as an interrupter: "Tonight you students will have," screeched Mr. Powell, "a 47 paragraph essay to complete for homework." Here are some online practices with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at Zombies
Posted Nov 6, 2017 at 6GSS
If you would like some help with the Between the Wars assignment we were working on in class today, then go sign up for my Flocabulary class using the code below at www.flocabulary.com Click on Join a class Enter this class code: MDZ4H5 Create an account using your lunch number... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at 6GSS
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at 6GSS
Posted Oct 26, 2017 at 6GSS
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Here is the rubric on which we will grade the Exposition of your short story (the beginning of the story which introduces characters, setting, and conflict). See below the rubric for further explanation. Here are the questions that should be answered in the exposition about your PROTAGONIST (main character) and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2017 at Zombies
...that I wrote about my 6th Grade teacher. Download Textbook Adoption The story is posted below as well: TEXTBOOK ADOPTION Laurel Ridge Elementary was a short walk from my house on Spicer Lane. Halfway there, I ducked behind the neighbor’s house and changed out of my stiff Toughskins and into... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2017 at Zombies
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Parents, We have begun our Unit 1 Embedded Assessment which is a short story that we have been working on since last week. The students should have developed a protagonist (main character), an antagonist (villain or "bad guy"), a unique setting (time & place) for their story, and a conflict... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2017 at Zombies
Posted Oct 17, 2017 at 6GSS
We have started the second quarter this week, and have completed a new informational passage at Lexile 560 of 458 words. We also started pre-writing for our short story embedded assessment in Unit 1. The students have developed a protagonist (fancy for main character) and an antagonist (fancy for the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2017 at Zombies
Posted Oct 13, 2017 at 6GSS
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Download European Explorers John Cabot Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2017 at 6GSS
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Download European Explorers Vasco de Gama Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at 6GSS
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Download European Explorers Henry the Navigator Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at 6GSS
Parents, Please view the document linked below to see information about our Foundation fundraiser to acquire new technology devices for our school! Download The McCleskey Foundation has teamed up with The Get Movin Register you student and participate! There are incentives they can earn for maximum participation! The first step... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at 6GSS
Parents, Please view the document linked below to see information about our Foundation fundraiser to acquire new technology devices for our school! Download The McCleskey Foundation has teamed up with The Get Movin Register you student and participate! There are incentives they can earn for maximum participation! The first step... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2017 at Zombies