December 22, 2014

Mr. Leone

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Ancient Egypt Project!

On Monday, November 10 students were given a six-week long assignment.  The project involves researching and learning about multiple topics for our Ancient Egypt unit.  We have been working hard in class.  Students have used books and technology to research… [Read More…]

99 Hittite Swords and Robo-cop in Ancient Egypt by Chyanne Marble!!!

This week was awesome! We turned in all our Mesopotamia simulation tasks, finished the simulation, took a final on ancient Mesopotamia, and played a really funny game of jeopardy. There were a lot of neat Empire tasks, which were better… [Read More…]

The Milkweed Empire! by Emily Halen

This week, we finally finished our Empires game. Right now, the Babylonians are winning by nine civilization points.  The Hittites are in second, Medes in third, Phoenicians in fourth and Persians in last.  To review, we will do Mesopotamia jeopardy… [Read More…]

Week 9 by Christian King

Due dates this week: city states task. Village Task and Tribe Tasks are past due and the Nature Writing was due on Oct. 20.  Ask your student about these projects This week we started a new read aloud called MilkWeed… [Read More…]

Resource Battles, Nature Writing, and Goal Setting Conferences by JoJo Croak

This week in Mr. Leone’s class, we have had a bit more excitement than we’re used to. We have mostly moved on to our village tasks in our ancient Mesopotamia simulation, and are encouraged to try to be artistic and… [Read More…]

week 7 by Lauren Heidegger

This week in Mr. Leone’s class, the 6th graders got back from Outdoor School so morning meeting was full again! We started playing the Fertile Crescent game, and learned about Mesopatamia. Every day our group got to pick where their… [Read More…]

Ancient Falling Cream Puffs by Daphne Scott!

Oh my gosh! Rain is finally falling from the sky! Can you believe that summer has ended? Now that Fall is here, we are all more comfortable and in the routine for school. Just in these few weeks, we’ve done… [Read More…]

Week 3 Down!

I don’t know how three weeks have slipped by without an update! Look for weekly updates by the students in this class. At this point, everyone has settled in nicely.  We are in full swing with school work and activities…. [Read More…]

Eighth Grade Promotion and Dance 5/29!

Here are the details for eighth grade promotion.  Join us this Thursday, May 29th! Eighth grade promotion is a celebration of our eighth graders’ accomplishments.  We will hear from the middle school rock band, strings, honor our Cardinal 3 recipients, and hear… [Read More…]

Week 31 by Lauren!

This week in Leone’s class my favorite part was the book we are reading The Fault in Our Stars. It is the BEST book ever. You feel like your in the book and thats amazing. As amazing as having cancer… [Read More…]