January 29, 2015

Mr. Leone

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Week 19 by Alex Riddell

This week was super busy. We started writing Harris Burdick stories. Each student chose a picture with a caption from the Harris Burdick book and wrote a short story.  Our typed rough draft is due today.  We polish them up… [Read More…]

Week 18 by Petra Wilson!

Before winter break, Mr. Leone assigned each student a book to read over the break. Now we get to create a google slide show about the book. The slide should include the title, the author, the genre, the setting, the… [Read More…]

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…]