Did you know that an octopus has blue blood? This week we finished our Mini-Books about animals and we shared them with our classmates. We learned all sorts of interesting facts about an octopus, a tiger, seahorse, eagle, cat, dolphin, and sea urchin! Tiona wears our "Writing Wizard" hat as she shares her writing. Annabelle shares her book, All About Cats. Sofia shows off her mini-book about an octopus. ... Read More about Did you know…?
Our class has had so much fun this week working on our Non-Fiction Mini-Books! Each student selected an animal to research and learn more about. We have used all types of resources such as non-fiction books, dictionaries, encyclopedias, the Internet, and our prior knowledge to research our animal. The students created a "Research Folder" to keep all of their research and writing pieces together. Our Mini-Books include a title, author, front & back cover, table of contents, and three chapters all about our animal. We are finishing up the ... Read More about Fun with Writing!