Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Friday, November 19, 2010

Thank you, Ms. Lesperance!

Ms. Short and all of the seventh grade class would like to thank our student teacher, Ms. Lesperance, for all her hard work. You have been an amazing teacher! Please be sure to come back and visit us.

Friday, November 12, 2010

Outstanding Editorials

Congratulations to those students who submitted outstanding editorials describing something important that money cannot buy!
Falastin A.
Sarah B.
Xavier B.
Rochelle B.
Geneve C.
Kapri D.
Sophia D.
Kodie H.
Shabbak H.
Trezure J.
Elia M.
Fahira M.
Lucien M.
Arianna P.
Mariah W.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

My School: H.W. Smith Elementary

Check our school on the news!

My School: H.W. Smith Elementary: "The Rota-Kids are an extension of the Eastwood Rotary."

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Reviewing the Video from Today's Class

Today we watched a video about the bullying epidemic in the United States. Here is the link for the episode of 20/20 if students would like to watch it again or parents might like to watch it and join in the discussion.

http://www.hulu.com/watch/186037/abc-2020-fri-oct-15-2010

A Way to Complete One of Your 25-Book Assignments

If you would like an opportunity to complete a 25-book assignment, link to the video below and watch the entire video. (You will need to watch parts one through four.) When you are done, please complete the following activities:

* Write a complete summary of the show
* Create a poster that would encourage people to stop bullying


http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/education/2010/10/21/sn.escape.2.cnn?iref=videosearch

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Digital Collage for "Message of Hope"

Check the digital collage Ms. Short created for the non-fiction text we are reading in class, "Message of Hope." You can also create a free digital collage at www.glogster.com!


Earn a Homework Pass

Half Days Next Week

Next Tuesday is a half day and students will only be attending periods 3, 4, and 5. On Friday, we have another half day and students will be attending periods 1, 2, and 3.

Monday, November 1, 2010