This class is for students who need to focus on building reading and writing skills up to grade level.
Read a different short text every week.
Use reading pieces as a model to create short writing pieces.
Build grammar and vocabulary to strengthen writing.
HISTORY- Dinosaur 11am-12pm
Read texts in a variety of genres (stories, legends, travel blogs, historical texts, first person accounts)
Discover different kinds of dinosaurs and research how they lived.
Learn about archaeologists and the job they do.
Write non fiction texts about dinosaurs.
This is a beautiful novel set in Connecticut int he 1600s - when Witch Trials were a threat.
*Please note, you will need a copy of this novel. It is available on amazon quite cheaply.
Learn to express opinions and debate issues
Make personal connections to characters
Connect the novel to its historical context and current events
Write persuasive opinion pieces and personal narratives
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
This class is for students who want to focus on their writing skills. By the end of the module, each student will have produced a creative story.
Each week, we will move through a new step in the writing process – brainstorming, planning, writing rough drafts, workshopping, editing, and publishing. Students will collaborate and help each other to produce excellent stories we can be proud of.