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April 9, 2018:  Opinion Writing with Evidence

Plastics:  Good Or Bad?

Videos

"Investigating Plastic Pollution" from Algalita-  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHg291KeFls

"Benefits of Plastics" from GPCA-  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dR1zBU2aQL0

"Plastic Seas" from Algalita- http://www.algalita.org/video/plastic-seas-documentary-by-jeneene-chatow...

Websites

Kids Go Green (plastic facts and videos)- http://your.caerphilly.gov.uk/kidsgogreen/fact-zone/plastic-facts

Kid Cyber (plastic facts)- http://www.kidcyber.com.au/plastic

National Geographic "Ocean Plastics"- https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/nature/ocean-plastic/

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February 2018:  Research Writing- Choose a Biography or earth science topic!

Biography Research for Famous People in History

**Must Do:  Get famous person approved by teacher, use multiple resources, complete research organizer, create/complete a presentation on this person

Check out a book from the library!

World Book Student:  http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/home

Duckster's Biographies for Kids:  http://www.ducksters.com/biography/

Mr. Nussbaum's Biographies for Kids:  http://mrnussbaum.com/bio2/

Fact Monster:  http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0855207.html

Tutle Diary (limited selection):  http://www.turtlediary.com/biographies.html

Landform Research

**Must Do:  Get topic approved by teacher, use multiple resources, complete research organizer, create/complete presentation on this topic

Check out a book from the library!

World Book Online

Mrs. Nussbaum's Landforms:  http://mrnussbaum.com/wlandforms/

Landforms:  http://www.mcwdn.org/MAPS&GLOBES/LandForms.html

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August 19, 2016:  Learn to Type Correctly

BBC Bitesize- Dance Mat Typing:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3c6tfr#z34thyc