• Danger in Dessert? A new study reveals the toxic effects of sugar

    Posted by Karen Machuca on 8/30/2013
    sugar OH NO!!!! Not sugar!!!  If you like sugar, click here to read this very interesting article and post what your thoughts are below!
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  • Right Answer, Wrong Spelling

    Posted by Karen Machuca on 8/23/2013

    jeopardy Right Answer, Wrong Spelling

    A Connecticut boy says Jeopardy! cheated him because of a spelling error!  Click on this link and read the article about a contestant and share your thoughts about Jeopardy's decision.  Write a statement from the position of the owner of Jeopardy explaining to the public why the contestant didn't win OR write a convincing statement from the contestant explaining to the owner of Jeopardy why he should win.  Post it below!

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  • Beluga Whales

    Posted by Karen Machuca on 8/16/2013
    Read the article in the link about the whales.  Which side of the debate do you take a stand on?  Why? Provide support for your position and post it!  
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  • Anything is Possible!

    Posted by Karen Machuca on 2/13/2013 11:00:00 PM

    Anything is Possible!  Click here to see the video and see how many historical figures you know in the song.  Who has influenced YOU the most?  Do you believe that ANYTHING is possible?  If so, why do you think that?  If not, why?

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  • Remembering Rosa Parks

    Posted by Karen Machuca on 2/9/2013 10:10:00 PM



    Remembering Rosa Parks! 
    Click here for the link and read the article about Rosa Parks. 
    How did she make changes?  What do you think was her dream?  Her vision?



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  • Sandy's Aftermath

    Posted by Karen Machuca on 11/3/2012
    sandyWe experienced a storm like no other recently which required that our school district be closed for a week.  Read this article Sandy's Aftermath and post your thoughts and experiences due to Hurricane Sandy.  On a personal note, I certainly appreciate the "luxuries" of heat, fuel, transportation, food, and electricity...what a week it has been and we continue to experience the effects of this storm. 
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  • Cell Phone Debate!

    Posted by Karen Machuca on 10/14/2012 11:00:00 PM

    cellStudents:  Click on this link to read about cell phones and write your opinion about this topic.  You must cite evidence in your argument using information from the text or other sources of text to be posted for this blog topic.

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  • Creepy Character!

    Posted by Karen Machuca on 10/5/2012 9:00:00 PM

    frank Students:  Click on the link and read the interview conducted with the voice behind the new 3-D movie, Frankenweenie.  http://www.timeforkids.com/news/creepy-character/49691


    What question would you ask if you were the reporter?  Did you see the movie?  What is your review of the movie? 

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  • Now THAT is Debatable!

    Posted by Karen Machuca on 10/5/2012 9:00:00 PM

     The Presidential Debate is always interesting to watch to acquire a sense of where the candidates stand on issues that face our nation.  Click on the link for the article and complete the Blog Thought activity:  http://www.timeforkids.com/news/time-debate/50541


    Using information in the article or other articles you have read, which candidate was the stronger debater?

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  • Turn off the TV...but What about the Wii?

    Posted by Karen Machuca on 8/3/2012
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