Pretend you are writing a want ad for a good student. Share the things that make students successful and include those qualities as job requirements.
Rows and Piles of Coins: How did you know that Saruni did chores for his parents before the story started?
Dad raked the backyard this morning. There is a huge pile of leaves just sitting there. I think I will . . .
If You Made a Million: The author says, “Making money means making choices.” What is the author trying to teach the reader with this statement?
Invent a creative legend telling why leaves change their colors.
Alexander: Do you think Nick and Anthony were fair to Alexander? Why or why not?
Boom Town: How did Amanda’s feelings about California change during
Mrs. Jensen has created this blog so her students can share their thoughts with each other.