Friday, June 13, 2008

The Crossing

If you could meet Manny, what would you say to him? What type of advice would you give him? Can you relate to what he is going through?

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Your thoughts...

What has been your favorite book this year? Why? (provide evidence and examples for your reasonings) Who has been your favorite author? Why? (provide evidence and examples for your reasonings)

Monday, June 9, 2008

The Crossing

Make a prediction on what is going to happen in The Crossing. What do you think will happen to Manny and Sergeant Locke?

Thursday, June 5, 2008


Academy 2 , 6th graders will participate in our own version of Ancient Greece Olympics. Watch the cartoon "My Big Fat Greek Olympics", what are your thoughts on the games and rules surrounding the Olympic Games. Which games would you like to have tried? What rules do you agree with? Which rules would you change? Explain your thoughts with detail.

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Gary Paulsen

How would you describe Gary Paulsen as a writer? Provide evidence for your description. Describe a common theme in Paulsen's writing. Provide evidence for your reasoning, use at least 2 books to support your answer.