Sunday, February 21, 2010

Poets who definitely KNOW It!

We've had a great time sharing published authors' poetry during our recent Poetry Slam, and now it's time to share our own!  Who will go first?  You are all so talented!  I can't wait to see your work here on the blog!

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Post your Opinion Essays Here!

We can't wait to read and respond to your Opinion Essays!  Be sure to include a proper introduction, three paragraphs that include your reasonings and supporting details, and and a wrap-up conclusion.  Don't forget to refer to your grading rubric before you hit "submit." Have fun!

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Make a Movie of Your Own! Check out this website!

Mrs. Griess's first movie!

This is a great website that I just learned about this weekend at one of my Masters classes!  Try it out (with your parents' permission).  It's challenging, but fun!  Share your results with us in the form of a pasted link. let me know if you have questions!

If I can do it, you can too!  Have fun directing and producing your own feature! :-)

7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens--check out Sean Covey's website!!

      I've just learned about this great book and author's website!  You can read other students' stories and post your own!  Share what you find!

Whole Class Book Club: Course Two

It's time to start our whole class book!  What thoughts and questions do you have so far?

Whole Class Book Club: Course One

Post your thoughts and questions so far!  Let's get a discussion rolling!

Happy Thanksgiving, Sixth Graders!

Please tell us what you're thankful for in your life.  Try to include descriptive language that will help your audience understand your feelings to the best of your abilities.