February 16

Come See My Amazing See Think Wounder!!

 

Name: Emmanuel

 

Expedition Name Text Title
Egypt Seeker of Knowledge

 

What do you SEE?

(Describe what you see using WOW words)

I see massive pyramids and a huge cites, I also seen Amazing sphinx and incredible huge rocks called limestone.

What do you THINK?

(As you are experiencing VR tell your audience in detail what you are thinking using sequence words. First, Next, Last)

First, I think how did the Egyptians move the massive fifteen ton  limestone blocks to where they were building the pyramids? Next, how many Egyptians did it take to pull the stones to the the pyramids and get them on top of each other? Last, why did the kings need such big pyramids for their funerals?

What do you WONDER?

(During your expedition what are you wondering about? What questions come to your mind?)

I wonder how much bread you would get for working couple hours? I also wonder how many blocks of limestone did it take to build the biggest pyramid? The last thing I wonder is why did they put in treasures when no one lives their and there is only dead bodies?

Adapted from Veronica Vox Mansilla @ProjectZeroHGSE

 

Text Connections

 

What did you SEE in the Expedition that you can CONNECT to the text?

(Be sure to cite specific examples from the expedition and the text)

I’ve seen egyptian writing in the story, and also in the V.R as well. I also saw mummies in the story on page, 120 And in the V.R I also saw mummies.

How do you THINK the Expedition enhanced your understanding of the text?

(Be sure to use evidence from the text to support your response)

It helped me understand the text because you can actually look around and see all the different pyramids and sphinxes. My teacher also was saying info about the things we were looking at in the V.R.   

What do you still WONDER after experiencing the Expedition and reading the text?

(Write a reflection to extend your thinking i.e. What are you still curious about? What more do you want to know?)

I still wonder why did they build such big pyramids for the funerals of kings. I also wonder why did they need to build sphinxes?

 

February 16

See This Awesome And Fantastic See Think Wounder’s!

 

Name: Emmanuel

 

Expedition Name Text Title
World War II Navajo Code Talkers

 

What do you SEE?

(Describe what you see using WOW words)

Masif Battle ships, Huge guns, Amazing equipment for intense dangerous battles, Great amount of water.

What do you THINK?

(As you are experiencing VR tell your audience in detail what you are thinking using sequence words. First, Next, Last)

First, I think that the soldiers were doing as much as they can for our freedom that we have now.  Next, I think if it wasn’t for the war that they fought, we would not have any freedom.  Last, I think when they won the war they were celebrating the victory of freedom.

What do you WONDER?

(During your expedition what are you wondering about? What questions come to your mind?)

I wonder how long it took to build one plane at the factory? I also wonder how did some of the code talkers died during the war? The last thing I wonder is why didn’t they have freedom anyway?

Adapted from Veronica Vox Mansilla @ProjectZeroHGSE

 

Text Connections

 

What did you SEE in the Expedition that you can CONNECT to the text?

(Be sure to cite specific examples from the expedition and the text)

Their was the same picture from the story and V.R of Pearl Harbor getting bombed by planes that were diving into the battleships.

How do you THINK the Expedition enhanced your understanding of the text?

(Be sure to use evidence from the text to support your response)

It gave a better picture and helped you see how everything was, and how badly was the place damaged.  It also shows us more pictures of battleships and the factories they made the planes at.

What do you still WONDER after experiencing the Expedition and reading the text?

(Write a reflection to extend your thinking i.e. What are you still curious about? What more do you want to know?)

I still wonder who was leading the aircraft situation and how would the mothers take care of the very small won’s that can’t work yet.

 

February 15

Codes Codes! Try to Figure Them Out!!

 

  A    B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I
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  J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R
  %    ^    @    /    >    _    –    <    `
  S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
   ,    :    ;    {    }    [    ]    (    

 

Try to figure these out with the chart up above.

 

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  1.   )_}   #’&  ]_;

 

  1.   })#:  =,  ]_;’  >#/&

If you figure them out leave a comment and I’ll tell you if you’re correct.   Have Fun!  

January 5

The Big Not So Awful Wolf And the Three Smart Pigs

                                       

                                                                    By: Courtney and Emmanuel

 

Once upon a time there was a big not so awful wolf.  He saw three little smart pigs.  He then wanted to ask them for some butter for his corn, so he went off to ask.  It took him hours to reach them, but then he finally came and he had no strength left in him.  So he will ask for some food too ( And maybe a drink.)  The three little pigs noticed him and they started to scream! AAAAAAHHHHHHH! And then the wolf ran away. ( Without any food or a drink. )   Then when the wolf got home he was really tired, and he got a drink and then took a nap.  Then the pigs passed the wolf’s house they DUCT TAPED the door shut!

 

When the wolf woke up he saw that the door was duct taped shut.  He knew the pigs did it so, he went after them to see why they did it.  When he reached their houses they all locked the door shut and didn’t make a peep.  Then the wolf knocked on the door and the pigs went CRAZY! They ran out the back door and ran as far as possible away from the wolf.

 

Once the pigs ran out of breath they all made their own homes.  When they were done with their houses the wolf found them, then the wolf knocked on the first pig’s house made out of plastic straws.  When the wolf knocked on the door the house fell apart and the pig ran into the next pig’s house, then the wolf knocked on the next pig’s house made out of sticks.  Then when he knocked on the door the house fell apart, then the two pigs ran into the third pig’s house made out of bricks.  Then the wolf comes up and knocks on the door and “asked anybody in there?”  The pigs stayed quiet and didn’t make a peep.  But then the one pig sneezed.  Then the wolf said “I will not do any harm I just want some butter and some friends.”

 

And then the pigs had a meeting and they said that he could come in.  Then the wolf came in with a lot of corn and the pigs made a roast beef, mashed potatoes, corn on the cob, and can’t forget about the gravy and butter.  Then the pigs and the wolf had a big feast, and the wolf even got to cut the roast beef.  I guess wolves and pigs were meant to be friends.

 

     The End!

December 21

Do You Think Kids Should worry about deforestation?

 Is Deforestation a Problem Kids Should Worry About?

 

Do you think kids should worry about deforestation?  My opinion is that kids should worry about deforestation because…  Deforestation is when humans cut down trees and there population goes down by a huge bit, that is terrifying!  This is why I think kids should worry about deforestation.

 

First, kids should worry about deforestation especially in the rainforest because, more than 2,000 of the 3,000 identified plants with cancer fighting properties grow only in rainforests and that is very important.  So if humans keep cutting down trees it might be too late if someone has cancer.

 

Next,  I think that kids should worry about deforestation because if deforestation continues at its current rate, it will less than 100 years to destroy all the rainforests on earth that would be a disaster!  So if we keep cutting down the rainforests we might have not as good air to breath than in the past, that is horrible!
Last, I think that some people will disagree with this because farmers need land for crops and for their livestock and other things like that.  One other reason people would disagree because people need land to build buildings.  As I mentioned, deforestation is a issue kids should worry about so if we want a good future care about the environment!   

December 9

#16 STUBC Week Nine Blog Challenge, Poems

The Man Who Named The Clouds

Born on November 28, 1772.                                          

Looked up into the sky and saw the clouds glowing.

Had a journal with him too.

Heard the wind blowing the clouds were going.

Wanted to name the clouds like a hunting hound.

Found a cloud that looked like a bunch of balls stacking.

Looking in the sky he heard a delightful sound.

Looked at another that looked like an egg cracking.

He named one of the clouds Cumulo Cirro Stratus.                  

Named another one of the clouds Cirro Cumulus.

.Another cloud named Cirro Stratus.

Another cloud Cumulo Stratus, the clouds are endless

Luke wrote an essay.

The essay went to a museum.

The essay was written in grey.

They would see who wrote it and see him.

That is the poem about the man who named the clouds.

December 2

#16 STUBC Week 8: My blogging community!

Today you will hear about my awesome blogging community.  First I will tell you the reason of blogging.  One reason of blogging is so you can learn about different cultures for example, what do people eat in different places on celebrations?  Or what are some of there traditions that they do?  How are our traditions different then the other traditions around the globe?  We all celebrate different things in different ways because we  live in different place’s and we all are different.

Next, one culture we have in our community is Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving is a holiday that we have in America.  I am shore that other people around the world celebrate it as well.  When we do blogging we write about holidays that are coming up soon for example, if New Years day is come up then we write about New Years and how we celebrate or what we eat.  If we are soon having Christmas then we write about Christmas what we eat and how we celebrate it.  You can do that with any holiday.

Then,  What are some of the foods that you eat?  In America we eat lots of different kinds of foods for example, we eat chicken and many different kinds of fruits and vegetables.  There are a lot of different types of soups to.  Fish soup or vegetable soup as well.  We have many types of snacks to like goldfish, crackers, or cookies.  Many types of meats are around hear to like cattle, pork, or even sheep.  We also have many wild animals that we eat like, Deer, moose, elk, bear or fish witch is very good.  If you ever visit my blog comment and tell me what is your favored food and why and what is your favored holiday and why?  That is my blogging community.

 

November 22

My Fantastic Thanksgiving!

                                  My Fantastic Thanksgiving!

Today you will hear about my fantastic Thanksgiving!  The day before Thanksgiving we get all of the decorations ready.  First we get all the balloons ready.  Next we set the table, I put the candles and my brother lights them up, after I put the forks and spoons. Then we all decorate a Thanksgiving  turkey.  We also decorate our own Thanksgiving table with food on it.  We then go out side to play catch the turkey.  Catch the turkey is when you draw a big circle and someone covers there eyes.  Then we have one other person witch says gobble when the man with the covered eyes says turkey.  The man with the covered eyes try’s to get them.

Next, On Thanksgiving we all help cooking the food.  My mom makes the turkey, my dad makes some ribs and steak.  My brother makes some snacks like, chips with sauce and some gold fish.  Me and my other brother make some salad, we add lettuce, tomatoes, onion and a little bit of pepper.  We then add some dry bread.  My baby brother on the other hand is playing with his stuffed turkey.  When everything is finally ready we all sit down at the table and pray.  Then after all of that waiting we all dig in!  My baby brother was jumping up and down because he was really really hungry.  This is a picture of a thanksgiving turkey. BellaGaia via Compfight

no pardon for this bird - i am so proud of my turkey!

November 22

Week 7 Blog Challenge My Amazing Language Arts!

       #16STUBC        

                                       My Amazing Language Arts!

Today you will hear what we do at language arts.  First we come in and someone usually checks homework and agendas.  If it is Monday we did not have homework over the weekend, if it is Friday we don’t get homework over the weekends.  After that my teacher tells us what we need to do for example, work on kidbiz, student blog challenge or commenting.  My teacher is working with other students during that time at the back table.

Next, when my teacher is done with the group of students they head back to their classroom and we get started with groups.  Our teacher tells us what we need to do for example, independent works on classwork and homework, collaborative works on week 7 blog challenge.  At group with my teacher we might read week 7 blog challenge.  When we get started everyone moves it’s like traffic jam.  Once everyone is seated at their station we get started.

Then, At independent we read the power point and all of the links below on google classroom.  Google classroom is a website that your teacher can have and they can put .the class schedule for that day, and the instructions so they don’t have to waste time giving them out.  When we are done with that we work on our classwork.  Classwork is work that we do in class and it counts for your grades.  When you are done with the classwork you work on the student blog challenge.  If you are done with the blog challenge you can work on your homework.

After, at direct we work on the blog challenge if we still did not finish it.  If we finished the blog challenge then you can go commenting.  Commenting is when you go on other blogs around the world and leave a reply.  You can also get a conversation started with someone.  It is really awesome and also fun!  Sometimes we don’t do the week blog challenge we also do other things like read a book, then answer some questions about the story with your partner.  

Later, We then rotate and get started at collaborative.  At collaborative we work on the student blog  if we still did not have a chance to finish it.  Sometimes we do different things at collaborative for example, we did cinquain’s and other stories.  Also cinquain’s are very fun to do because they always rhyme.  We also have a helper at collaborative, Mrs. Lenahan, she is really nice.  We also have another helper, Ms. Lewis, she is really nice to!

Last, we start to wrap up our stations and get to your assigned seat.  We have to write in our agendas, read 15 minutes and homework.  If we did not finish our classwork it is OK you can finish it at home.  So then you have to write classwork in your agenda.  Then someone comes around and checks if you wrote it in your agenda.  The next day someone comes around and checks if you did your homework and read 15 minutes your parents have to sign your agenda every night so the make sure that you read 15 minutes.  That is how language arts goes for me.