6th Grade Stop Motion Filming!

by Mrs. Nilsen on September 21st, 2012

Weekly ELA News News 9/17 - 9/21

Stop Motion Fun!

We worked hard this week on our Writing / Art / Team building project: our Stop Motion Video!  With only two students left to film, we are so close to having a great production to show you.  I'll work on the editing this weekend and upcoming week.  Look for the completed video to be in next week's Weekly ELA News Blog!!  For a brief teaser, check out the couple pictures below.

DonorsChoose Books have arrived!!

Our class set of A Wrinkle in Time books have arrived!  Thank you DonorsChoose, Carla Nilsen, and Starbucks Oregon for making this unit possible for us.  We'll be starting this novel study just around the corner.  
Look how excited they are!  They almost fought over the books!
I'm so excited to start this project, too.  Let the dark and stormy night begin!
This week students spent some time exploring my library and reading books of their own choice while we worked on our Stop Motion projects.  Next week we'll continue to explore our Literacy Cafe (Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, Expanding Vocabulary), begin a spelling practice program, explore the MRA school library, and dive into our novel study.  We stay pretty busy in 6th grade, but it sure is fun. 

Upcoming

Monday, September 24th

Tuesday, September 25th 
     - Subway Lunch orders due no later than 3:30 p.m. (later orders will not be accepted) – Please pay separate from your pizza order.
     - Homework Club 3-4pm

Wednesday, September 26th 
     - Subway Lunch and Early Release – 1:00 pm
     - Pizza orders and money due no later than 1:30 p.m.  (late orders will not be accepted)
     - 4th – 8th Grade Assembly in the Gym from 8:20 to 9:15 a.m.

 Thursday, September 27th 

 Friday, September 28th  
     - Pizza Lunch
     - Homework Club 3-4pm

Looking Ahead
 
·         October 2nd , 3:15 p.m.: MRA Booster Meeting at MRA
·         October 4th: Parent Math Night
·         October 5th:  Jogathon and HoopAThon
·         October 9th, 6:30 p.m.: MRA Board Meeting
·         Week of October 15th: Book Fair
·         October 19th: No School State Wide Inservice
·         October 20th : Harvest Festival
·         October 31th: Teacher Planning Day - No School
·         November 1st and 2nd: Parent Teacher Conferences - No School
·         T-Shirt Sale: MRA t-shirts are uniform approved. We will be selling shirts with the MRA Logo and the new mascot in October




Posted in 6th Grade ELA Updates    Tagged with Stop motion video, DonorsChoose


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