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Posted on Friday, February 21, 2014 The Raven

Now that we have finished the last book, The Raven, what do you think is going to happen to the newest members of The Crossbones?  Will Fitz, Sarah and Ryan remain friends or will their secret pull them apart?  Be specific and add details. 


Posted on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Happy Valentine's Day!

On Valentine's Day, people express their affection for each other.  If you could show someone that you care about them, whom would you choose?  In what ways would you show that person how you feel?  Be specific!  Happy Valentine's Day!



Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Field Museum Field Trip

Yesterday we visited the Field Museum in Chicago.  Pick an exhibit and write what you observed and learned about it.  Your response should be at least a paragraph long.  Be specific!



Posted on Thursday, January 9, 2014 Volcanoes!

Please post 7-10 sentences about what you have learned about volcanoes so far.  Remember, you need to prove you know enough to get started on the project!!!! 


Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 The Crossbones

We have just finished the book, The Crossbones by Patrick Carman. What is your reaction to the last video and the end of the story?  What do you think is going to happen in the next book, The Raven?  We know who The Raven is but what do you think the last "treasure" is that Sarah and Ryan will find on The Raven Map that Old Joe Bush gave him?  Why do you think that?  Be specific.


Posted on Friday, December 13, 2013 Social Studies Online

After exploring the website,, what is your reaction?  How do you think you will use this amazing resource?  Be specific!  What are you excited to use? 



Posted on Monday, November 18, 2013 Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving is a time for families to get together to enjoy a meal or just time together.  It is also time to think about what you are thankful for in your life.  What are you thankful for this year?  Why?  Please explain! 



Posted on Monday, November 4, 2013 Ghost in the Machine Reflection

We have finished reading the second book about Skeleton Creek, Ghost in the Machine by Patrick Carman.  Please tell us your reaction to the story and explain what you think will happen in the next book, The Crossbones.