Eleven is a story about bullies and heroes, tragedy and hope. Alex's 11th birthday doesn't turn out the way he expected, but it's definitely a day that changed things.
Angel & Elisabeth, from O203, will be leading our discussion. (They have planned a great treat too!) If you read Eleven or Just a Drop of Water and want to come to our discussion, post a response to Angel's & Elisabeth's question:
How did the characters' lives change due to 9/11?
1. Click on "comments" above or below this post.
2. Answer the question. Give details you think nobody else will give.
3.. Leave your first name & room number.
What is Roller Girl About? Watch & find out!
Why did Victoria Jamieson write Roller Girl?
Profits from last school year's Scholastic Book Fairs help us buy books for the 4th & 5th grade classrooms.
These are the books Mrs. Colte is gifting the classrooms. Wait...there's a catch...she wants you to read them & join her for Nene Lunchtime Meet-ups. Eat lunch in the library, talk story about the book & expect some fun surprises...
Share a spooky line from one of these stories. What is something that gave you chicken skin?
Post your first name, room # & spooky line
How can we get more students to participate?
What changes should we make?
Post your first name, room number & your ideas
Get ready to laugh...these books will both have you giggling.
Join us for another joint book discussion this Wednesday with Caden as one of our discussion leaders. Come ready to share a prank--that's been done to you OR that you will play on us.
Post a comment below & tell us:
1. Your first name & room number
2. What scene was the funniest in one of these books.
The Nene Award
The Nene Award is Hawaii's Children Choice Award for Literature. Students in grades 4-6 vote each year for their favorite book. Learn more at the Nene Website.