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Wondering about supplies for Sixth Grade?

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And how about some summer reading recommendations? We’ve got a list of good books for you here.

See you in September!

Mr. Hodgson

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You can use ZoteroBib for making citations of websites.

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The Electronic Pencil by Norristeacher - 3M ago

As you work on your digital poetry books, here is the one that Mr. H made as a model:

VISUAL POETRY SITE LINK (for making your visual/concrete poems):

http://www.languageisavirus.com/visual-poetry/mosaic.php

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This site has some easy ways to make poems with a wide variety of styles. Give some of them a try.

Go to The Poetry Machine

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Here are a few of the BookSnaps we worked on with our independent reading books — where we used pages from our novels to highlight some important ideas, and write a question or a prediction or a reflection.

BookSnaps 2019 - YouTube

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This is by Logan. The game title is the instruction on how to play. This is sort of a Rube Goldberg concept in video game format.

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Here is another example of Interactive Fiction — notice, as you read/play the story:

  • Descriptive language establishes setting
  • Ending points circle back to starting points
  • Second Person Narrative Point of View

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We made this documentary about how we play Quidditch a number of years ago. You may recognize some of the former sixth graders in the mix (or not), and learn a thing or two about the game we play.

How to Play Quidditch (in school) - YouTube

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We are now working on an Interactivd Fiction activity with Google Slides. Here is Mr. Hodgson’s sample, called The Bike, using Google Slides. While this is not on the same theme as your theme of an archaeological discovery, it gives you a view of how the Interactive Story works.

First, I made a map:

Then, I wrote my story:

— Mr H

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