Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Treasure Island Unit Study






Friday, July 27, 2012

Typical Day at Lessons

that is a stack of bananas drowned in yogurt in the form of a Tower
2 year old development
Math Class:
Brothers, Uncles, Nephew, Niece, Cousins
COUSINS, book nook on the landing of the stairwell
Tempera and construction paper
painting on the wrong side of a glass plate

Engineering class: Tomas the Tank and Brio Tracks
Crystal Geodes with Eggs and Alum

collaboration on the Kindle:

Khan Academy:
Twinkle Think:
Hard day at work:
One Last Game:
Uncles and Nieces

Monday, July 23, 2012

Ding Dong Ditch ... again

when you 'dying' you always think you have more time, same with summer when your in middle school
I am smiling me, honest, school books, MY FAVORITE.
that is a lot of 'stuff', I am going to get smarticle
significantly smaller stack to work with

Sunday, July 22, 2012

7th grade Reading List

Free Choice - Pick (4):
Title and Author Lexile
From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler,
by E.L. Konigsburg
A Wrinkle in Time, by Madeleine L’Engle 740
The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury 740
The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton 750
The Bronze Bow, by Elizabeth George Speare 760
Walk Two Moons, by Sharon Creech 770
War Comes to Willie Freeman, by Christopher and Lincoln Collier 770
The Sign of the Beaver, by Elizabeth George Speare 770
The Book of Three, by Lloyd Alexander 770
Tuck Everlasting, by Natalie Babbitt 770
My Side of the Mountain, by Jean Craighead George 810
Johnny Tremain, by Esther Forbes 840
The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkein 860
The Cay, by Theodore Taylor 860
Dragonwings, by Laurence Yep 870
Jacob Have I Loved, by Katherine Paterson 880
Old Yeller, by Fred Gipson 910
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, by Mildred D. Taylor 920
The Dark Is Rising, by Susan Cooper 920
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis 940
Bud, Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis 950
White Fang, by Jack London 970
Anne of Green Gables, by Lucy Maud Montgomery 990
The Door in the Wall, by Marguerite de Angeli 990
Island of the Blue Dolphins, by Scott O'Dell 1000
Ben and Me, by Robert Lawson 1010
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, by Jules Verne 1030
Hound of the Baskervilles, by Arthur Conan Doyle 1090
Across Five Aprils, by Irene Hunt 1100
Catherine, Called Birdy, by Karen Cushman 1170
War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells 1170
Swiss Family Robinson, by Johann Wyss 1260
The Incredible Journey, by Sheila Burnford 1320

Monday, July 16, 2012

7th grade

Math http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0078738199/

Science http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0078617022/

Social Studies http://www.glencoe.com/sec/socialstudies/ushistory/tx2003/

Language Arts
Vocabulary http://quizlet.com/1092753/vocabulary-from-classical-roots-book-b-lesson-1-and-2-flash-cards/
Grammar http://www.perfectionlearning.com/bk-english-language-handbook

Personal Narrative http://grammar.yourdictionary.com/grammar-rules-and-tips/tips-for-writing-a-personal-narrative-essay.html

Expository https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B5HC0Xa_Tw0hS0hta0JSLWpRT00


Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Summer 1/2 over

Until school starts