Warriors Team

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March Book Madness 2017

March Book Madness 2017

March Book Madness My first post about MBM17 is here. It was the first time our school participated. The 6th grade teachers decided to use the bracket from the official website, but announce the winners based on what their team choose. (Each of our 6th graders are on a “team.”)…
Reading Haiku

Reading Haiku

What is a Haiku? A haiku is a Japanese poem with seventeen syllables in lines of five, seven, five. These traditionally center around nature, however, we are going to put a spin on them. What is a Reading Haiku? You have some options. You can write a summary of the…
March Book Madness 2017

March Book Madness 2017

I am so excited to roll this out to my students tomorrow! I saw this on this website and am super excited. I really think it will be a great way to introduce new books to my students and allow for some great book talks for those that have read…
Book Discussion: Booked by Kwame Alexander

Book Discussion: Booked by Kwame Alexander

My book club group, The Crocodiles, finished Booked by Kwame Alexander. Check out our great discussion here: Summary Booked by Kwame Alexander National Book Award Long List New York Times Bestseller  Like lightning/you strike/fast and free/legs zoom/down field/eyes fixed/on the checkered ball/on the goal/ten yards to go/can’t nobody stop you/…
Book Discussion: Skeleton Creek

Book Discussion: Skeleton Creek

The book club group, The Ballers, finished the first book in Patrick Carmen’s series Skeleton Creek. They were immediately intrigued by the videos that went with the book. Here is our discussion after they finished. **spoiler alert! Overall Thoughts AD: 3 Stars. I liked the beginning, it was getting interesting,…