Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Math PSSA tests

Be there. Be square.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Public Speaking today in class

Step up to the microphone.
Speak clearly.
Show no distracting mannerisms.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The UFO circled the school....

Finish this story and be ready to read it to the class tomorrow.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Narrative writing - due Thursday, April 20th

Finish this story:

The UFO circled the school....

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Write a Descriptive Essay - due Thursday, April 20th

Choose one from among these three:

1. Describe your most disappointing gift. Why was it such a disappointment? Describe your favorite gift. Why do you consider it your favorite?

2. Describe what a car of the future will look like. What important features will it have? How will it operate?

3. Describe an intense storm that you remember. How did it look, sound, feel, smell? How did the storm make you feel?

Monday, April 10, 2017

Comic Strips

      We are working on creating original comic strips. Have fun. Be creative. Artwork is not part of this grade. By this Thursday, April 13th, you should turn in two or more of these.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Recommended PSSA technique

For the writing sections:

Read the prompt/question BEFORE you read the story.

Then, highlight any sentence that answers the prompt.

As you write your written response, refer back to the highlighted text.

It's easy......and it works well.
Good luck to each of you!