Micro: “Tiny” or “Small”

February 9, 2010

Here are Irene’s slides from her Word Root Presentation. “Micro” PPT “Micro” PDF Check out our new Student Work Gallery.

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Word Root Presentations

January 19, 2010

After spending about a week working in pairs creating Word Root Presentations, students are now ready to work on their own. The Word Root Presentations are primarily a homework project. If you need to work at school, please arrange to stay after school to complete your project. Below you will information you need to successfully […]

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Etymology: The Study of Words

January 4, 2010

Today I introduced our Word Study projects that students will be working on over the next few months. Each student has two different word roots (a prefix and/or a suffix). They will make a slideshow about each word root and present this slideshow to the class. Look for a more detailed post about this project […]

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Chef Visits from the Farmers’ Market

October 3, 2009
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Friday a chef from the Farmers’ Market Association visited Pioneer and demonstrated how to use a few simple ingredients to make a delicious soup. My wife and I always love shopping for fresh produce at farmer’s markets. The Union City Farmers’ Market can be found all year round, every Saturday from 9am to 1pm at […]

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Word Root (Word Stem) Presentations

April 1, 2009

Students have been assigned word roots (prefixes and suffixes) and are responsible for making a small slideshow to teach the class about their root word. Here is a list of students and their word root. Here is a more detailed explanation about the presentations.

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Going Outside (by Octavia)

March 14, 2009

Here is a very impressive slideshow Octavia made “just for fun” and as a way to learn how to use the presentation application that is part of Google Apps. Octavia does a great job of connecting the text on each slide to a picture that enhances the meaning of what she is trying to share. […]

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