Posted by alicemercer on 2nd June 2007
Here are discussions from the last two selections:
||Class Discussion on 5/31/2007
on “Bill Pickett: Rodeo Ridin’ Cowboy”
||Class Discussion on 5/24/2007
on “The Coming of the Long Knives”
This week we will be reading a tall tale, “McBroom, the Rainmaker”
Here is a link to a really great comic story done by an elementary class.
Posted in 06/04/2007, Language Arts, Unit 5 | No Comments »
Posted by alicemercer on 28th May 2007
This week, we will read about a true American character (someone who is interesting), Bill Pickett, a famous rodeo cowboy.
Here is the introductory PowerPoint for our selection:
Links about the subject of our selection:
Links related to our study skills for the week:
Posted in 05/29/2007, Language Arts, Unit 5 | No Comments »
Posted by alicemercer on 20th May 2007
This week we will be reading a story about what happened after white settlers meet with Navaho Indians in The Coming of the Long Knives. Here is our introduction:
CPW for Coming of the Long Knives
Links to our selection subject:
Links to our selection skills:
And from last week, class discussion on 5/16/2007 on “The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung”
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Posted by alicemercer on 11th May 2007
This week, we read a story about a young man who immigrants to California from China during the Gold Rush.
Here is the slideshow for our selection:
CPW for Wong Ming-Chung
and Class Discussion on 5/16/2007 on “The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung”
Here are links related to the subject of our story:
And here are the links related to the skills we will study this week:
Posted in 05/14/2007, Language Arts, Unit 5 | 1 Comment »
Posted by alicemercer on 27th April 2007
This week we will be reading a story from “Old Yeller” which tells about a boy and his pet dog.
CPW for Old Yeller and the Bear
This week’s PowerPoint introducing the story:
and here is what we came up with from last week’s test:
Links related to our unit theme:
Links related to the skills we are studying this week:
Posted in 04/30/2007, Language Arts, Unit 5 | 2 Comments »
Posted by alicemercer on 22nd April 2007
Here is CPW for Buffalo Hunt
PowerPoint of Word Knowledge:
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Class Discussion on 4/19/2007 on “Sacagawea”
Here are our content links for the week:
Here are links about the skills we will study this week:
Posted in 04/23/2007, Language Arts, Unit 5 | No Comments »
Posted by alicemercer on 16th April 2007
Here is where you can get information about our new unit, and our unit project, planning a trip across our country!
Our destinations are: Boston, MA, New York City, Philadelphia, PA, Washington, D.C., and Disney World, FL
We will do the work by table group. Here are some questions, add your own in the comment box:
- Where are you going?
- How will you get there?
- What will you do there?
- What will you do on the way?
Posted in 04/16/2007, Unit 5 | 5 Comments »
Posted by alicemercer on 13th April 2007
Here is CPW for “Sacagawea’s Journey”
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This week we start our new unit on Going West. This unit is about the expansion of the United States into the western part of this continent. Our first story is about Sacagawea, a story about the exploration by the Lewis and Clark, and the Corp of Discovery, and how a young Indian woman, helped them find their way.
Here are our links for this week:
Posted in 04/16/2007, Language Arts, Unit 5 | No Comments »