Snow Assignment for 1/14/11

Already Assigned:
Continue to work on your nonfiction book report. Begin to practice "teaching" your topic. While you are home, try out your 2 minute speech on a family member or neighbor. Remember to explain "how to" make/do your topic step by step. Speak clearly, simply, and enthusiastically! Ask your listener for constructive feedback. Continue to work on your tri-board posters as well as any handouts that you will use for your presentation.

New Assignment:
Pick one of the video prompts below and watch the video. Do either the Middle School or Upper School writing prompt (it only has to be a paragraph or two). Please bring your written/or typed response to class on Tuesday. Can't wait to see you again!

Piano Stairs
The Marshmallow Test
Apollo 11

How To Book Report



Super Croc

http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngexplorer/0203/articles/mainarticle.html
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2008/09/supercroc/sereno-text
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/games/brainteaser/supercroc/supercroc.html
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/supercroc/


Bird Brains

http://www.pbs.org/lifeofbirds/brain/index.html
http://www.eastchester.k12.ny.us/schools/Ms/teachers/trenholm/documents/BirdBrains.pdf


China


The High Museum