Seventh grade had a chance to practice being lawyers! After completing their study of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in Literature class, they were assigned to either prosecute or defend Romeo, Friar Lawrence, or Tybalt for their actions […]
Middle school literature class just completed their unit on Greek mythology! The seventh grade researched a character from the myths and reported back to the class. Eighth grade, however, got to create their own mythical […]
Seventh grade got to listen to a presentation in the state Senate. Outside the Governor’s office Learning about the Supreme Court in their old meeting place The Illinois Military Museum had several Illinois veterans who […]
Seventh graders used recess time to create movie trailers for Chasing Lincoln’s Killer. Sixth grade students gladly acted as extras in the movie.
Seventh grade completes timelines for the novel Chasing Lincoln’s Killer by James L. Swanson. They are tracing the events of the twelve-day manhunt for the conspirators who planned and assassinated Lincoln.
Seventh and eighth grades are completing a short unit on poetry. Seventh grade wrote haiku, limericks, concrete and narrative poems, and sonnets. Eighth graders spent the week analyzing poems and will finish next week by […]
Seventh grade students completed their study of the Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution. Mrs. Middleton’s and Ms. Grunow’s homerooms combined to create their own version of an Adolescent Declaration of Independence. Students particularly […]
Middle school Literature students created alphabetical taxonomies to review for their test on short stories, which happened on Thursday. These are eighth graders in Mr. P’s homeroom completing the group assignment.
Middle school students have been creating story maps on their ThinkPads for the past few weeks. This seventh grade class was making a story map for “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson. Other authors covered in […]
Seventh and eighth grade students presented their “Wanted” and “Missing” posters on Greek characters. The posters served as a way to research and review for their unit on Greek Mythology. (Posters in pictures by seventh […]