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I'm a middle school teacher and science and books are two of my favorite things! (Chocolate and coffee are pretty high up on the list as well)

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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Theo Lawrence Visits Random Buzzers

Theo Lawrence Visits Random Buzzers: 'via Blog this' Check out some sample chapters of new books, ask Theo Lawrence a question and read some book reviews!

Thursday, September 27, 2012

12 Powerful Words

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/thenews/foreducators/lessonplans/Larry%20Bell's%2012powerfulwords.pdf Here are some examples of the 12 Powerful Words we reviewed in class.  The wording may be slightly different, but each word has an example with the definition.  You will have to click through 4-5 pages of information before you come to the words.  Each word is on its on page - these are the same notes I showed in class. 'via Blog this'

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Teen Ink | A teen literary magazine and website

Teen Ink | A teen literary magazine and website: Using images in writing, Op-Ed - How Technology Affects us and this week's popular art.  Check out Teen Ink - written by and for teens! Submit some of your own work or art to be considered for publication - you could be published, too! 'via Blog this'

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Beautifully simple learning tools for students | Quizlet

Beautifully simple learning tools for students | Quizlet:  So you have a whole bunch of new vocabulary words to learn?  Try Quizlet! It's free!  Have your parents check their email for the invitation to join your class group!

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SpellingCity.com: 'via Blog this'  Check out Spelling City - you can play games and practice your vocabulary and spelling words online!  It's free, too!

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Sarah Rees Brennan and Rob Franek Visit Random Buzzers

Sarah Rees Brennan and Rob Franek Visit Random Buzzers: Learn about authors Brennan and Franek and read reviews of their books!  This issue of Random Buzzers features activities, quizzes and polls and a cool quiz - enter your original artwork for the cover of The Face on the Milk Carton and you could win a copy of the book and an e-reader!! 'via Blog this'