The 6th grade has been reading The Cay. The main character, a young boy, becomes stranded on a raft. This week, the students worked in small groups to build their own rafts. The students were very creative in their designs and all of the rafts floated.
For the first trimester, all three middle school classes have formed book clubs to discuss their independent reading books. Each class meets 1 day a week in the library. 6th graders are reading 6 different fictional novels, Chase, Blown Away,Keeping Cool in Middle School,IQ, Soldier X, andOne Left Behind. The entire 7th grade is reading The […]
The 7th grade just finished reading Dragonwings by Laurence Yep. It is the story of young Chinese boy who sailed from China to join his Father in America. The two had never meet. The class learned a great deal about the discrimination the Chinese people endured in the early 1900’s. On the lighter side, the […]
7th grade has been studying Picasso and cubism in art. Their colorful portraits are on display in room 7.
8th grade students have been researching background information on their science fair topics and are preparing to write an informative paper.
8th grade needs to find an historical fiction book. 7th grade needs to find a nonfiction book. 6th grade need to find a Newberry Award winning book. All titles need to be approved by a parent and Mrs. Gaither by September 30,2011. Each class has been given a handout on the specific requirements for their […]
“Is truth the same for everyone?” That is the Big Question, we have been discussing in literature this month. For their first book report, the 8th grade will choose a book from the recommended independent reading list in their literature books. Students will be discussing the different truths they find in their selection in the […]
For their first trimester book report, the 7th grade will be reading a biography or an autobiography. Ask your student for the specific details. They received information on Thursday, September 30, 2010. Students will be sharing their books in a power point presentation that they will create in the computer lab and present orally to […]
6th graders are required to do one book report a trimester. They need to find either a science fiction or a fantasy book to read. Ask your students for specific details. Information was distributed on Thursday, September 30,2010. Students will be sharing their books in the form of a pop-up book. Work on the pop-up […]