Friday, August 31, 2012

Tips for Writing a Blog Post

1. Keep your writing organized and focused.
2. Elaborate on your ideas.
3. Use a strong voice to make your writing interesting.
4. Use higher level vocabulary.
5. Edit, edit, edit for spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and grammar.

What books have you read over the summer? - due Friday

Open the above link. Have you read any of these books?
1. Click on a book that looks interesting to you and read the description. Which book out of the ones pictured would you be most interested in reading and why?
2. Tell me about the book or books you read over the summer. What was your favourite book and why?

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Back to School Assignment - due Friday



Take us on a tour of your summer vacation. Use Animoto, Glogsteredu, Powerpoint, or Frames.
Make sure you include pictures, sound, and text. If you wish to email pictures to yourself and add throughout the week that is fine. I am looking forward to hearing about all your different and exciting adventures.
For those students who are new to the gifted program - don't worry you will be provided with lots of expert help.


Sunday, August 26, 2012

How a Normal Heart Pumps Blood -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Creat a flow chart to show: how a normal heart pumps blood.

Friday, August 3, 2012