September 27, 2010
by Mrs. McGriff
Do you want to know who else in other classes is reading the same memoir you are? Now you can! Click on the links to their blogs to leave your thoughts about the book as you read and discuss it together. You can also learn some valuable background information by clicking on the NetTrekker link for each memoir. Watch the video or explore the website to learn more. Remember the username is middle123 and the password is student.
Boy by Roald Dahl: Courtney B., Zach T., JD D., Charity A., Adam Dr., Maverick C., Austin Mu., Austin Ma., Isaiah W. Click here to learn more about Roald Dahl–his life and books.
Going Solo by Roald Dahl: Whitney B., Neal N., Gee M. Click here to learn more about Roald Dahl–his life and works.
Finding Fish by Antwone Fisher: Mickey B., Preston F., Anthony E., Hank J. Click here to learn more about Antwone Fisher. Explore Antwone Fisher’s website to learn more about him.
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank: Sara V., Brittany H., Patience E., Jessi R., Baylee K., Baylee W., Ashton B., Maddy H., Carleesa B., Ariel G., Paige G., Tiffany B. Watch a BrainPop video to learn why Anne’s diary is so important.
Soul Surfer by Bethany Hamilton: Hunter S., Kamryn S., Sydney K. Watch a video about how science applies to surfing.
Facing the Lion by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton: Alan D., Harrison F., Dalton C., Adam Do., Hayden D., Adam G., Donavon B., Wyatt C. Click here to get to a video of the African landscape near where Joseph grew up. You will even see some Maasai children.
Bad Boy by Walter Dean Myers: Elliott H., Austin F., Ethan A., Larry E. Explore Walter Dean Myer’s life and books at his website.
Caught by the Sea by Gary Paulsen: Keegan B., Micahel C., Kayli P., Karlie R., Monica E., Meegan V., Blake C., Cole B. Click here to to learn about sailing.
My Life in Dog Years by Gary Paulsen: Vyran P., Evan P., Kyle H., Wyatt D., Cory G., Ashley B., Dylan D., Alicea H. Learn more about Gary Paulsen here.
The Lost Boy by Dave Pelzer: Tequila L, Audrey W., Dakota R., Marissa W., Ariana Z., Emily R., Brianna S., Brooklyn M., Brooke S., Alyssa D., Andy S., Devin K., Emma W., Megan M., Shania Si., Cheyanne H., Trinaty H. Brittany P., Shelby G., Shelbi N., Abby W., Kassidy F., Taylor W. , Mak N., Michelle F., Kerri B., Mike C., Kayla M., Adi. G., Ryan H., Mistina H. Learn more about Dave Pelzer on his website.
The Cage by Ruth Minsky Sender: Courtney H., Maia K., Emily D., Emily S. Watch a BrainPop video to learn more about Holocaust.
Night by Elie Wiesel: Emily P., Tara T., Shania Sp., Katelyn P., Scarlett S., Justin W., Garret S., Ali B., Dariyn C., Keenan C., Tim G., Mel M., Dylan L., Riley O., Allie V., Kate E., Chase S., Matt C. Watch a BrainPop video to learn more about the Holocaust.