Emotional trauma results from an experience that left a deep impression and caused
physical distress, emotional distress, psychological distress, or harm. It is not the event that
determines whether somethin
What We Did:
Mrs. Peterson told us we would be writing an as told to story.
- it will take six weeks with three different phases
- you should ask a grandparent for the story
- wright the story in 3rd person NOT 1st person
- shouldnt have quotation mar
My Stuffed Animal
For Lydias third birthday her mom gave her a stuffed dolphin from Sea World.
Lydia loved it so very much; everywhere Lydia went the dolphin went. By the time she
was going to kindergarten her classmates wer
BOOK REPORT: MINI LIT CIRCLE
Required items to bring to class on the day the book report is due:
The book itself
Your illustration OR literary luminary role (see below)
Your investigators report
Your connectors report
1. The book must be b
Like Adeline, I share a different personality at school than at home. At school
Adeline is happy, popular, loved, and kind. At home though, she is obedient, timid, and
silent. This is mostly because at home she is hated, but at sch
St. Josephs Cathedral of Tianjin
The first place Niang tried to get rid of Adeline was at St. Josephs Cathedral in
Tianjin. Currently the second oldest cathedral in Beijing, it was built in 1695 during the
Qing Dynasty when Shunizhi was emperor as the Sai
1. perpetrator (n.): someone who does wrongdoing
I happened to look up and suddenly spotted a pile of thick encyclopedias
propped precariously on the doors upper ledge: lying in wait, like their
perpetrator, Fourth Brother, to fall on Ye Yes sh
Monster Writing Assignment
1. Normal heading in upper right hand corner
2. Title your paper
3. Length: 3/4 - 1/2 page
4. Double-spaced and typed
5. YOUR ARE NOT TO TELL A STORY. That means you do not have a plot. You do not
have a setting. You do not have
The Malicious Monster
When I turned around I screamed a piercing scream. A hideous monster glared at
me with two eyes ready to kill as an appalling stench filled the air that made me want to
gag. The smell reminded me of rotte
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Dear Mrs. Peterson,
I love reading. Its what I usually do during my free time. When we are assigned
to read a book I usually dont read ahead at first. After approximately three days, I cant
First Writing Assignment:
We have been reading a variety of bio/autobiographical narratives since
school started. You now have your chance to add your own personal contribution
with your first writing assignment. As you will be doing a grea
1. Always double space body of paper and single space heading unless
specifically told otherwise.
2. Do not skip lines between paragraphs.
3. Title your work.
4. Put your heading in the upper right hand corner to include name, date, period.
Three Perspectives (Phase 1)
_ Talk to an adult, preferably in your family, and get a story from them.
_ The story may be funny, poignant, exciting, tragic, or interesting. The
only thing It cant be is boring.
_ Retell that story using a third person pers
Nov. 5, 2007
Phase I: The Hurricane
In the summer around 1973 a hurricane went through the part of Taiwan where my
mom, Sue had lived. That morning it was pouring and by afternoon, the sun was out
and shining. It was like it had never
Phase II: Hurricane Categories
Hurricanes are classified into five categories, based on their wind speeds and
potential to cause damage.1 The hurricane my mom was in was probably a category
three or four. The weakest hurricanes are the category ones on th
Anton brought my hand to
the slightly moist inner corners
of his own eyes. Just wanted to
point out that the biggest
difference between us is that
you cry more noisily than I.
I laughed, feeling grateful for
the darkness which concealed
How to arrange Outside Reading List and TOPS reports
1. On top put your Outside Reading List.
2. On the Outside Reading List write the names of the books you have read this quarter.
Make sure you put them in the correct genre category.
3. Highlight the ti
Personal Vocabulary List (9-28-07)
1) 30-35 words
2) Words must be taken from at least 3 different books
3) Identify the book.
4) Write the word, the page number, the definition, and the sentence
verbatim as it appears in the book.
5) Surround the sentenc
Quarter 1 Personal Vocabulary List
Fearless #29 Lust by Francine Pascal
1. atrophying (v.): degenerating, declining, or decreasing, as from lack of usage
Ill be left with atrophying muscles and a gunshot wound. page 13