Botanicula

Botanicula

Student projects from “Botanicula”, a surrealistic science and English experience.

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Scoutie

Scoutie promotes happiness wherever she goes with enthusiastic greetings, stuffed animal offerings, pug hugs, stress therapy, photo ops, and food vacuuming services.

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Cycling Adventures

Ms. O has always participated in a variety of sports, but after an injury following the Portland Marathon in 1993 she took up cycling which has been her obsession passion ever since. She rides 100-200 miles a week year ’round, and takes amazing cycling vacations each summer (see pictures and videos of the latest) in…

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Commentary About a Character Frame

Language Arts Target III: Develop an Interpretation Using Textual Evidence. Title: Author: Number of pages: In the novel _________by ______________,  (give a brief summary of the plot) TS = Topic Sentence : Character X is __________Character Trait (this is an adjective- a describing word, not a noun. You may have an adjective AND a noun.…

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Book Review Target III & IV

So many books

“Commentary About a Character” Frame Name______________________________________ Language Arts Target III: Develop an Interpretation Using Textual Evidence. Use this frame to complete your review. “In the story/novel __________________________________________________________by (title) ___________________________________________________________________________ (author) (give a brief summary of the plot) TS = Topic Sentence : Character X is __________Character Trait (this is an adjective- a describing word, not…

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Book Review Frame

(This is the school uniform-how you dress it up is up to you. The length of each line does not indicate the length of your answer) For EVERY TARGET you must provide textual evidence: the author’s exact words. You CAN use the following sentence starters as well as the sentence starters provided for each Target…

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Scoutie: A Day in the Life

KINK fm 101.9 in Portland, Oregon is blessed with the most beautiful and charismatic of mascots. Meet Scout! She’s True to the Music! From schmoozing with the celebs to going out and meeting her public, this is one busy pug. All that activity barely leaves anytime for begging and napping, but Scout manages to fit…

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How to Write a Book Review

Writer's Block

Follow these directions and review the Book Review Scoring Guide and the Notes on Writing a Book Review. Include the following information in your book review: Title Author Number of Pages LA I (Make connections and respond) In order to meet this target, you must answer the following questions: Why is this book important to…

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Notes on Writing a Book Review

So many books

Note: Follow the directions on How to Write a Book Review and review the Book Review Scoring Guide. LA 1, 2, 3, 4 Label each target. (Blue) LA 1, 3, 4 Use the words “Because”, “For example”, “For instance”,  (Green) “This is because”, “This means”, etc. LA 1, 4 Don’t just say “This is a…

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Book Review Scoring Guide

Writer's Block

Use this book review scoring guide along with How to Write a Book Review and Notes on How to Write a Book Review to help you write a successful book review. LA I Nearly Proficient I give a basic explanation of how the book is important to the world and my life. Proficient I explain…

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