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~ John Dewey

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Wednesday, October 04, 2006


This week, we took a break from some of our usual work and we made some lists:

Images of Fall

1. copious colorful leaves

2. frostbitten toes

3. frigid gusts of wind screaming across the soccer field

4. grass in my mouth

5. Abby Wambach attacking the goal

6. icicles in our hair

7. costumed children laughing

8. steaming hot chocolate that warms you from the inside out

9. soccer under the light of the moon

10.a warm fire in the morning

Places we want to go this year:

1. France

2. Italy

3. Hilton Head

4. Asheville

5. Atlanta

6. Raleigh

7. Boston

8. Everglades

9. Washington DC

Things we might write:

1. stories from american history

2. something for National History Day competition

3. about the environment

4. This I Believe

5. poetry

6. letters

7. creative pieces

8. persuasive papers

9. research papers

10.short stories

Books we want to read:

1. A Home on the Field

2. Grayson

3. My Sister's Keeper

4. My Brother Sam is Dead

5. Alex Rider books

6. Golden Girl

7. Dreamland

8. Things Hoped For

9. Clara's War

10.Broken Bridges

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