November 15

Tiger Sharks, Hooks, and Lunch!

What do you know about tiger sharks? Not much? 7th grader Solal can teach you! In Grade 7 EAL, we read the non-fiction National Geographic feature, “The Summer of Sharks,” in which author, Glenn Hodges traveled below sea-level to explore how tiger sharks and their importance to our seas.  We read for information, viewed incredible undersea photos, and analyzed how tiger sharks contribute to the oceans’ ecosystems.  After completing an outline of important information on tiger sharks, we wrote an informative paragraph to share all we had learned about this incredible species.

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5th graders learned how to write exciting hooks as part of an introduction to an essay.

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They also practiced timed impromptu writing by analyzing and writing about a picture.

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And in other news… our 9th graders bring in the yummiest lunches!

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November 7

Greetings Around The World

How do you greet a teacher in your home country? How about a friend? What about someone you are meeting for the first time? Check out our posters to learn how to greet people around the world and be prepared for your next business meeting or vacation!

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