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Yearly Archives: 2014

“Dinosaurs Before Dark”, by Mary Osborne

First Name: Sully Book Title: Dinosaurs before Dark Author: Mary Osborne Classification: Fiction Fiction Genres: Historical Fiction,Suspense/Thriller Setting: Prehistoric times during the day. Characters or Subject Matter: Jack, Annie, and dinosaurs Problem/Conflict or Favorite Part: Jack and Annie get in a magic tree house and end up in a land of dinosaurs. Jack almost gets […]

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“Dinosaurs Before Dark”, by Mary Osborne

First Name: Harry Book Title: Dinosaurs Before Dark Author: Mary Osborne Classification: Fiction Fiction Genres: Historical Fiction Setting: Dinosaur times. Characters or Subject Matter: Dan Annie and dinosaurs Problem/Conflict or Favorite Part: Dan and Annie get stuck back with the dinosaurs. I love when The t-Rex comes out. Conclusion: They get back in the tree […]

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“Hattie Baked a Wedding Cake”, by Toby Speed

First Name: Harry Book Title: Hattie Baked a Wedding Cake Author: Toby. Speed Classification: Fiction Fiction Genres: Fantasy Setting: In a house Characters or Subject Matter: Hattie Bride Problem/Conflict or Favorite Part: Glass were in a cake. Conclusion: They got everything out of the cake. Star Rating: 5

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“Goofy Takes Off”, by Disney

First Name: Sully Book Title: Goofy takes off Author: Disney Classification: Fiction Fiction Genres: Fairy Tale,Humor Setting: Switzerland during the day Characters or Subject Matter: Goofy Hans Mickey Morty Fritz Margret Ferdi Problem/Conflict or Favorite Part: Goofy couldn’t ski. I liked when Hans said I’m not a baby. Conclusion: Hans saved Goofy. Star Rating: 5

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“Can Rats Swim From Sewers Into Toilets?”, by Alison Behnke

First Name: Nora Book Title: Can Rats Swim From Sewers Into Toilets? Author: Alison Behnke Classification: Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Genres: Reference Book Setting: The world. Characters or Subject Matter: Fact or fiction Problem/Conflict or Favorite Part: My favorite part was if rats can swim from sewers into toilets. Oh they can!

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“The Quest for the Diamond Sword”, by Winter Morgan

First Name: Veda Book Title: The Quest for the Diamond Sword Author: Winter Morgan (not a real person, it’s a pen name) Classification: Fiction Fiction Genres: Fantasy Setting: In the desert. Characters or Subject Matter: Steve, Lucy, Max, and Henry Problem/Conflict or Favorite Part: The problem is he has to get the diamond sword to […]

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“The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe”, by C.S. Lewis

First Name: Veda Book Title: The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe Author: C.S. Lewis Classification: Fiction Fiction Genres: Fantasy Setting: It takes place during a war in Narnia~ a place in a wardrobe. Characters or Subject Matter: Lucy, Peter, Edmund, Susie, White Witch, Aslan, Mr. Tumnus, unicorns, snow leopards, wolves, a giant Problem/Conflict or […]

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Silent Observation, Shadow Puppets, and Altered Journals

Electron/Muon Writer’s Workshop This week I didn’t introduce any new techniques for our altered journals. Instead we went over the definition of found poetry and I gave everyone the chance to continue working on projects that were already started. Magic Muons The Muons reviewed a few more submissions to their zine, and settled on a […]

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Solar Systems, Time Zones, and Co-Op Economics

Magic Muons Today the Muons reviewed their latest entries for the zine publication, and brainstormed some new ideas for upcoming articles. Todays entries covered Anime and Manga art styles, a video game review, and a fantastic art piece centered around the human eye. We transitioned into planning for the logistics for the Co-op Economy, and […]

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Found Poetry, Antarctica, and Co-Op Dollars

Electron/Muon Writer’s Workshop Today in Writer’s Worshop we discussed poetry. We labeled some common characteristics of poetry like,rhythm,imagery,and emotional expression. We talked about different types of poetry and the kids listed some of the types that they knew. I then introduced them to a style of poetry called found poetry. In found poetry the creator […]

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