Monthly Archives: September 2011

MAP Testing This Week

This Week the students have been taking their MAP tests for reading and language usage. This test helps me know what the students are strong at, and what things we need to work on more. I will be sending home … Continue reading

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MAP Testing Tomorrow Morning

Be sure and get a good night’s sleep! We’ll be taking a MAP Reading test. We will go over the “Afterword” questions during social studies tomorrow.

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Independence Day in Mali

Mali Celebrates Independence Day on September 22nd  The landlocked West African country of Mali is one of the world’s poorest nations. Since independence from France in 1960 it has suffered droughts, rebellions, a coup and 23 years of military dictatorship. … Continue reading

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G6 Humanities Syllabus

G6 Humanities 2011-2012 Teacher: Paul Richard Chandler In Sixth grade at AISB, Language Arts and the Social Studies instruction are blended together. The literature students will be reading and responding to, comes from various geopolitical regions including Africa, the Middle … Continue reading

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Directions for a Double Entry Journal

Divide a sheet of paper in half. On the left side, copy a quotation or passage from the text. On the right side of the paper, students respond, question, make personal connections, evaluate, reflect, analyze and interpret. In other words, … Continue reading

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G6 Humanities- Day 1/ Wk 3 / 2011

Today we went to the library and everyone chose two library books. I would like at least one of these books to be in school everyday for free reading time. When students finish a book, I would like them to … Continue reading

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