Language Arts

In this introduction to our larger interdisciplinary unit entitled, Affluenza, we attempt to answer the question “What is happiness?”  through writing in journals, reading multiple and varied texts, and assessing what makes us happy by thinking about where our happiness really comes from.

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This is a six week unit plan for 6th grade Mythology unit for a blended classroom.  Students will write their own myth online.    They also take quizzes online.  Microsoft online has been used to create a Powerpoint mix to introduce this unit.  

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This assignment has students complete a timed writing assignment on a topic they were not previously given. It includes a brainstorming question, background reading, a rubric for grading and finally the writing prompt. Student's are able to self-review the writing as well as have peers and teacher's review the writing through a google add on app called Orange Slices. 

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