Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Once Upon a Crime--Chapter 5

Chapter 5 ends with Tony Fats and Bobby Screwball coming after Mr. Hamstead. What do you think they are going to do him? Make a prediction.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

The Lion and the Mouse

Today we read two different versions of The Lion and the Mouse. The Lion and the Mouse is a fable. Fables are stories that usually feature animals and teach a moral lesson.

What lesson do we learn in The Lion and the Mouse?

Which version of this fable did you like better and why?

Friday, February 5, 2010

Winter Olympics 2010

Just one week until the opening ceremonies in Vancouver! Today we visited vancouver2010.com to learn more about the different sports involved in the Winter Olympics. So tell me sixth grade, what sport did you explore? In your own words, describe how that sport works. Visit the Sports Term section and find a term that you are not familiar with and give me the definition.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Once Upon A Crime

In chapter three, the Grimm sisters and Granny Relda struggle with Oberon's demand of telling the Everafters that Veronica wanted him to be the king of Faerie. Why do they feel uneasy about this?

In this chapter we see Sabrina really struggle with internal conflict. What is the conflict? What is bothering her?

What is a blog?

Today in library class we learned about blogs. What they are and what they are used for. We also discussed acceptable behavior when using a blog.

What do you know about blogs? Have you ever heard of a blog before today?