Seventh Graders Create Movie Trailers as Part of Memoir Study
Seventh-graders, who are studying memoirs in their English language arts classes, worked on a project that challenged them to incorporate text, images and music into a movie trailer about a book of their choice.
Each student presented his or her book trailer before fielding questions and comments from fellow classmates. Some of the books that the students read included “My Thirteenth Winter” by Samantha Abeel, “Warriors Don’t Cry” by Melba Pattillo Beals and “Hero of the Underground” by Jason Peter.
As part of the reading unit on memoirs, the students examined essential questions that asked them to think about how experiences can change one’s perspective and what factors influence the development of one’s identity.
THE HARLEM WIZARDS ARE COMING TO TOWN!
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Join us for the biggest PTSA fundraiser of the year!
Come see them on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the HS Campus Gym @ 7pm.
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Meet & Greet $30: An excellent opportunity to meet the players prior to the game.
Avoid the after-game rush & hang out with the Wizards before anyone else…a Win Win!
General Admission: Advance $16, Door $20
Doors open at 6:15pm
HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE
Please donate non-perishable, non-expired food items or $25 Stop & Shop gift cards to help district families in need.
**FOOD COLLECTION BOXES** will be at all 4 schools:
Dows Lane: lobby
Main Street School: lobby
Middle School: 2nd floor of the lobby
High School: main office; suggested HS items: freshman: mac & cheese, sophomores: canned vegetables, juniors: canned tuna & chicken, seniors: canned soups
**GIFT CARDS** should be brought any of the 4 school offices.
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