Thursday, September 20, 2012

Should Schools Teach Cursive?

Today we read an article in Time For Kids that brought up an interesting question. Should schools teach cursive?

After reading the article and hearing both sides of the debate, come up with your own opinion about this question. Write a short paragraph explaining your opinion. Please use complete sentences with proper punctuation and capitalization.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Remembering 9/11

Today is the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attack on America. It was a day that has changed American's lives forever and will continue to stir up emotions for those who lived through it. Today, we watched a video similar to the one posted here about the rebuilding of Ground Zero. None of you were alive eleven years ago on the day of the attack but you are reminded every year of the tragedy by your parents, teachers, TV, and many more avenues. While you were watching the film today about the rebuilding of Ground Zero, think about these questions and answer them with a well formulated response. Remember to use proper punctuation and capitalization.

Questions to think about:
1. What is the importance of rebuilding on the site where the towers fell?
2. Which piece of the Memorial would you most like to see? (Memorial  Waterfalls, Museum or Tower) Why?