Record your score here. Expect to do this every week.
Oliver and Caroline, warm up for your interview at the start of class. (Oliver, you will be asking Caroline about her story from last week.)
Last week articles
Where is your story from last week? If you did not post it live, on the blog, you have 15 minutes to do so. Otherwise, you will be given an assignment from Newsela. If you completed your post last week or within this 15-minute time frame, you may take 10 minutes to find an article.
Hillwood Herald, 5th grade: G5TX5W
This week, we will be writing our articles in the "inverted pyramid" format of newspaper writing:
Below are this week's assignments:
- College bound: Our President's daughter
- Water on Mars, The New York Times (Rory)
- Dogs hurting have special place to heal or Kitty-cats on display (Astrid)
- What causes a blood moon? (Leo)
- Don't Toss That Sour Milk! And Other Tips To Cut Kitchen Food Waste (Mia)
- Captain Underpants visits Green Apple (Oliver)
- Wacky Birds (Kasama?)
- Testing Neurons With Ultrasound
- Students can’t resist multitasking, and it’s impairing their memory.
- Have you been following news this week? Take The New York Times' quiz.
- Crash Course: How to videos to help you learn
- Science videos for fun
- Can you read emotions?
- What's going on in this picture?
- Kids National Graphics
- Time Magazine for kids. Check out the kid reporters.
- Kahn Academy
- Ta-Nehisi Coates to Write Black Panther Comic for Marvel
- Images from Pluto
- Indonesia’s ‘Mud Volcano’
- Can’t Swallow a Pill? There’s Help for That
- The mementos of Ernest Hemingway
- 6 Tiny Cavers, 15 Odd Skeletons, and 1 Amazing New Species of Ancient Human: The inside story behind a spectacular new hominin find, The Atlantic
- Homo Naledi, New Species in Human Lineage, Is Found in South African Cave, The New York Times
- Cats of New York, The New Yorker Cat photography: Smile, The Atlantic
- Is this 8-year-old's newspaper better than ours?, Columbia Journalism Review
- Cave Paintings
- Zombie Spiders: How a parasitic wasp larva turns an orb weaver spider into a slave that builds a web to host the larva's cocoon.
- Coal, Gas, Nuclear, Hydro? How Your State Generates Power
- ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’: Designing the Characters
- Editorial cartoons (Natasha?)