The Effects of Hurricane Sandy

By , October 30, 2012 11:47 am

Hurricane Sandy has had a devastating effect in many parts of eastern United States and southern Ontario. Imagine, your family is caught in this storm. What would you do? How would you react? What precautions would you take? Explain your thinking and post your comment.

Alexa’s Trip to Mexico

By , October 21, 2012 6:58 am

In this post, Alexa will have the opportunity to share her experiences while vacationing in sunny Mexico. We hope to hear about all the great things she is doing.

How Not to Write a Summary

By , October 17, 2012 10:34 pm

Students have been using strategies discussed in class to write summaries for non-fiction text. Students were asked to write an email to friend on how not to write a summary.

Summaries in Non-Fiction Text

By , October 9, 2012 3:13 pm








In class, we have been discussing summary and strategies that good readers do to summarize non-fiction text. After summarizing a non-fiction text on the brain, students were asked to write a reflection.

Learning Goal: we will write a reflection about the brain and describe why a grade 4-8 student would want to read the text.


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