Continental Colony Elementary 2008-2009
Have fun writing your own wacky tales.
This will give you practice using your
parts of speech.
Hey let's see what you know!
Use this link to test your skills and
have fun while you do it.
Are you ready for the next school
year? Use the Spelling link to prepare
yourself for the upcoming year.
How strong are your vocabulary skills?
A good writer is a great reader. To
build this skill requires practice. Click
on the link so that you will be the
superhero of vocabulary.
Proper planning prevents pretty poor
performance! Use the reading link to
practice, practice, practice.
Science
Science can be fun too! Pick a link
below and have fun learning why the
sky is blue, the grass is green, and
how the world works!

Cool Science!
Facts and Videos
Science News
Activities
Games
Experiments
Science Fair Experiments
Fun Things To Do
Kids Gov
Are you a whiz kid?
What's the weather?

Master science and you master the
world!
Social Studies
Knowing your past and your place in
the world will help you define where
you are going. Pick a link and practice
what you know!

Facts and Games
Coming to America
Activity:
Due Date or
Event Date:
Subject:
Day of the
Week:
Preparation
Time or
Allocated
Time:
How to create a
book report/paper
using Microsoft
Word
August 15, 2008
Technology
Friday
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Writing All-Stars
August 18, 2008
Language Arts/
Writing
Monday
3:30pm to 4:30pm
How to do
research on the
Internet
August 20, 2008
Technology
Wednesday
2:30pm to 3:30pm
How to create a
Power Point
presentation
August 22, 2008
Technology
Friday
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Book Report
August 25, 2008
Reading/Language
Arts
Monday
2 hours prep time
Writing All-Stars
September 2,
2008
Language Arts/
Writing
Tuesday
3:30pm to 4:30pm
How to create
super sentences
to improve writing
skills
September 5,
2008
Language Arts
Friday
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Writing All-Stars
September 8,
2008
Language
Arts/Writing
Monday
3:30pm to 4:30pm
How to create
super sentences
to improve writing
September 10,
2008
Language Arts
Wednesday
2:30pm to 3:30pm
How to use
Microsoft Word
September 12,
2008
Technology
Friday
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Book Report
September 15,
2008
Reading/Language
Arts
Monday
2 hours prep time
How to create a
Power Point
presentation
September 17,
2008
Technology
Wednesday
2:30pm to 3:30pm
How to do
research on the
Internet
September 19,
2008
Technology
Friday
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Power Point
Presentation
September 24,
2008
Science
Wednesday
3 hours prep time
         
         
         
         
         
Table of Events and Important Dates!
Parents!! Please remember that the below
dates are tentative and to check your child's
bookbag and the website for updates.
Do you have any writing
questions?
If you need help with research
and help writing click here.
Day:
Date:
Time:
Book and Author:
Saturday
August 30, 2008
11am - 2pm
Feathers by: Jacqueline
Woodson
Saturday
September 27, 2008
11am - 2pm
A Wrinkle in Time by:
Madeline L'Engle
Saturday
October 25, 2008
11am - 2pm
SoJourner Truth by:
Connie Roop
Saturday
December 6, 2008
11am - 2pm
The Dragon of Lonely
Island by: Rebecca Rupp
Saturday
January 31, 2009
11am - 2pm
Blubber by: Judy Blume
Saturday
February 28, 2009
11am - 2pm
My Teacher's An Alien by:
Bruce Coville
Saturday
March 28, 2009
11am - 2pm
Adventures of Tom Sawyer
by: Mark Twain
Saturday
April 25, 2009
11am - 2pm
Tiger (The Five Ancestors)
by: Jeff Stone
Saturday
May 30, 2009
11am - 2pm
Sepron the Sea Serpent
by: Adam Blade
Saturday
June 27, 2009
11am - 2pm
The Secrets of Robber's
Cave by: Kristiana Gregory
Book Discussions
Book Club will meet at the following
address:
(remember the times are
tentative. If there is a change, I will
update this site.)

Barnes-n-Noble
Camp Creek Parkway
Each child should come to each
discussion having already read the
book of the month. This club is
designed to build your child's
vocabulary and reading skills.
Geography Bee!

Use this link to get more
information and help prepare
for this year's Geography
Bee
                                                                                                  In-Class Activities!

Comic Strip: 11/30/2008    and    Assignment:       

Curtis        
1. Using a Venn Diagram, you will compare Curtis and Barry
2. Use “er” forms of adjectives to compare characteristics of Barry and Curtis
3. List 8 verbs that you observe within the comic strip
4. Identify and list 2 adverbs from the comic strip
5. Create a sentence that summarizes the events/actions in the strip. The sentence must be complete and include an adverb   

Baby Blues       
1. Answer the following question: What is being compared in pane 3
2. Compare the observable personalities of the 2 adults in the comic strip and use a Venn Diagram to list them
3. Compare the 3 children in the comic strip using the “est” form of adjectives
4. Create a complete sentence that summarizes the comic strip. The sentence must contain an adverb.       

Zits      
1. List 5 verbs that you observe within the comic strip
2. Using a Venn Diagram to compare the people of the strip
3. Compare the people within the comic strip using the “er” form of adjectives
4. Create a sentence that summarizes the comic strip. The sentence must be complete and include an adjective        

Garfield       
1. Create thought bubbles for each pane in the comic strip
2. 3 panes must include a verb within the thought bubble
3. 2 panes must include a helping and main verb
4. 4 panes must include adjectives
5. Summarize the actions in the comic strip using a complete sentence. The sentence must include an adverb        

One Big Happy        
1. Using a Venn Diagram, compare Ruthie and Joe
2. Compare the characteristics of Ruthie and Joe using the “er” adjective form
3. Identify the verbs observed in the strip and list them on a T-Chart
4. Create a sentence that summarizes the comic strip. The sentence must be complete and include an adverb        

Overboard       
1. Create a list of 3 verbs observed within the comic strip and list the verb and noun performing the verb
2. Use a Venn Diagram to compare the mice and the man using the “er” adjective form
3. Create a sentence that summarizes the comic strip. The sentence must be complete and include an adverb        

Family Circus        
1. Identify 10 verbs within the comic strip and list them
2. Use a Venn Diagram to compare the child in the stroller to one of the other children
3. Create a thought bubble for each child within the comic strip
4. Create a sentence that summarizes the comic strip. The sentence must be complete and include an adverb