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October 20, Class notes

Grammar Games found themselves topping off their first nine weeks with the board game, the “5 W’s Game.”  The game requires each student to practice their listening skills by hearing whimsical mini stories and then answering who, what, when, where, & why questions designed to test comprehension.  309 more words


|It's Not Weather You Win or Lose...|

“It’s not weather you win or lose, it’s how you play the game.”

I think this quote means that instead of being so concentrated on being successful, or being really disappointed when you fail at something, you just need to try your hardest. 20 more words

Language Arts

What we're learning - week of October 20th

This week in reading, we will continue identifying themes of short stories. I have been emphasizing with students that theme is not the main idea of a passage, but what the overall lesson/message is that the author wants us to learn. 96 more words


Spelling October 20-23

Your words for the week are:

Your Task This Week:

Choose 4 of the 10 words and do an illustration showing your understanding of the word. 39 more words

Language Arts


on bare branches – how gold
remaining leaves

The haiku is from October 2012 and is my view again this morning.

Another idea today: 18 more words


Sugarloaf News!

Yesterday, during our Falcon Day Community Time, candidates from each of our seven counties (or CORE groups) debated the issues, and student-citizens from each of our two political parties (Mugwumps and Bull Moose) elected representatives who will campaign for a Sugarloaf Governor post.  175 more words


English: Garbology Prose

The author of Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash, Edward Hume, won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting on the US military in 1989, and was a writing workshop high school teacher in Cerritos, California, so he knows a thing or two about writing prose. 1,046 more words