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Fiction: Megan

April 27, 2017

Week # 18    Megan   

The Princess Ivy is lonely.  She wants a pet that will keep her company day and night! Ivy thinks big at first, but finally settles on the very best pet for her needs…a kitty cat.  After waiting for eight long weeks she finally has Hershey, and their lonely days are over!  As a result, they both live happily ever after.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Hannah Alivia Ari

April 25, 2017

Week # 17    Hannah Alivia Ari

Thinking about your thinking is a habit of mind called metacognition.  By using a number of different strategies to solve your problems and being in touch with what you are thinking learning becomes easier.  Be aware of how your actions can affect others and remember to think about your thinking every day.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Megan Titus

April 20, 2017

Week # 16    Megan Titus

Another important habit from the 16 habits of mind is striving for accuracy.  Taking the extra time when you are taking a test pays off. You can avoid a retake if you remember to be careful with your work and strive for accuracy.  It takes a little extra work initially, but in the end it will make your life easier.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Diana Henry

April 19, 2017

Week # 15    Diana Henry

These former 4th graders deal with thinking flexibly, one of the 16 habits of mind.  Whether it is mathematics or geography it is important to be flexible in your thinking.  Looking at problems from a different angle can help with understanding.  Using tools to help you and considering all of your options can make learning a concept easier.


 
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Fiction: Evan

April 18, 2017

Week # 14    Evan

With the right kind of training the Karate Kid is able to save the day in this fictional tale!  When a handful of bank robbers try to get away with their crooked deed, Davis is able to knock them all out.  Late that same night he saves the town from dangerous psychos.  You learn from this story that with hope and heart you can achieve anything.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Evan Delaney

April 12, 2017

Week # 13    Evan Delaney

Gathering data using all of your senses is yet another important part of the 16 habits of mind.    Your vision, hearing, taste, touch, and smell can aid you in the process of gathering data from around you.  Have you ever eaten rocks?  In this story you will learn a recipe for making edible sedimentary rocks.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Sam Liam

April 11, 2017

Week # 12    Sam Liam

Being creative, using your imagination and being innovative is another of the 16 habits of mind. In this story, with a little help from Dad and Mrs. Tobin, these former 3rd grade boys work together to build a treehouse.  In order to get an entire month off from homework they use their new treehouse to invent a bottle cap rocket launcher.


 
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Personal Narrative: Ascher

April 9, 2017

Week # 11    Ascher

This is a true account of a family adventure to an island near Florida.  While snorkeling, Ascher and his mom have an encounter with the “cow of the sea”.  The manatee is a large mammal that lives in this part of the world, and is not something that we are all likely to see up close and personal!


 
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16 Habits of Mind: James Ascher Jaidyn

April 6, 2017

Week # 10    James Ascher Jaidyn

This story involves questioning and posing problems, another of the 16 habits of mind.  These three former 3rd graders help one another realize the value of learning by asking questions.  Being curious leads to learning, and not being afraid to pose questions is an important way to make that learning happen.


 
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Fiction: Jonas

April 5, 2017

Week # 9    Jonas

Will Jack’s friends remember that it is his birthday?  When he got to school it would seem as if they hadn’t.  As the day progresses in this fictional piece, Jack discovers that by the end of the day his friends haven’t let him down after all.  All ends happily with a surprise party hosted in his honor!



 
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Fiction: Rosemary

April 4, 2017

Week # 8    Rosemary

The Puppy and the Angel are lucky to find one another.  In this fictional story a puppy who lives in an old box in the alleyway finds his way to a very special cloud and a very good friend.  Both characters benefit by helping each other out.  Make a wish on a magic rose and you never know what might happen!  You may indeed live happily ever after!


 
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Fiction: Connor

April 3, 2017

Week # 7    Connor

All of the fish escape the ef5 tornado except for Murry.  He is blown from Salt Lake City to the Zambesi River in Africa!  Murry found a lake to explore.  After finding a shark and a golden knight he realizes that the tornado was a time machine.  In the end he is transported back to his home.


 
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Fiction: Kairi

April 2, 2017

Week # 6    Kairi

Bob The Blob is made of green slime and smells of rotten fish, but should that stop you from liking him?  After all he might save you in the end!  Don’t judge a book by its cover is an underlying theme in this fictional tale.  Helping others in our world is important!  Don’t invent excuses to avoid being there for others.


 
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16 Habits of Mind: Hunter Violet Jonas

April 1, 2017

Week # 5    Hunter Violet Jonas

These former 2nd graders realize that being persistent is an essential habit of mind.  If you remember to never give up the writing and math skills at school will come, especially if you allow time for understanding to sink in.  As Violet says, “You should never give up.  You need to persevere until the task is complete.”


 
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