AUTHOR OF THE MONTHMay: Gary PaulsenPaulsen-c.Brian-Adams-Getty-ImagesWEB.jpg

http://www.randomhouse.com/features/garypaulsen/


April: Mike Lupica
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http://www.mikelupicabooks.com/


March: Lois Lowryllheadshot.jpg

http://www.loislowry.com/


February: Jerry Spinelli
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http://www.jerryspinelli.com/newbery_002.htm
January: Gordon Kormanimages.jpeg

http://gordonkorman.com/




READING
Non-Fiction:
Click on the link below for a list of links to non-fiction articles:
https://www.diigo.com/list/cgitto/non_fiction



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Your student password: world

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Your student password: science

Upfront Magazine LinkNew-York-Times-Upfront-Student-ed.jpg

Your student password: congress


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Username: 100321181
Password: 100321181


Click on the eReader below to access the public library's website. Here you can research or download free eBooks from the public library!nook.png


New York State Common Core Standards:

INDEPENDENT READING WORKSHEETS ON GOOGLE DRIVE:

FICTION response options


NONFICTION response options
VOCABULARY response options


WRITING



Works Cited Page & Parenthetical Notation Reference Sheet:




VOCABULARY

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Ways to study vocabulary for ANY subject- create flashcards (you can download the flashcard worksheet below)- test your self using the flashcards- identify prefixes & suffixes- create a matching/memory game- create a story using the words- create sentences- illustrate the word- list synonyms and antonyms- write the definition- list examples- identify the words you are struggling with then focus on them



WORKSHEETS:


Word Wall Template