A Slight Detour In this Pilgrim’s Progress

Third graders, a hill, a cross, and some...rocks. Yep, it all sounded pretty innocent until I got to the "rocks" part, right?  At any other time and in any other place, I, the teacher would have been adamantly against putting those two together.  Who, willingly, hands a 9 year old a rock and says, "Throw … Continue reading A Slight Detour In this Pilgrim’s Progress

Charlotte’s Web Newspapers–inspired by E.B. White, written by Cornerstone Academy 3rd graders

          I had to share what a wonderful job my little 3rd graders did on their newspaper projects.  As we read Charlotte’s Web this year, we created a newspaper from the farm animals’ points of view.  The students voted to title it The Zuckerman Farm News.  After reading each chapter, we wrote an article based … Continue reading Charlotte’s Web Newspapers–inspired by E.B. White, written by Cornerstone Academy 3rd graders