DLR-Week #17- Infinitives (8.W.6.1.B)
KIDBLOG: Choose one of the prompts from chapter 7-8 (8.W.1)
The Outsiders-Continue filling our PLOT DIAGRAM-Rising Action (8.RL.1)
The Outsiders – Chapter Title Activity (after chapters 11-12 on Study Guide)
Vocabulary Webs – Chapters 5-8; 2 words for 5-6 and 2 words for 7-8. Due Thursday. QUIZ
KIDBLOGS: All posts finished
Study Guide – Dialogue The Outsiders – Do Close Reading and answer the questions
Continue The Outsiders
WE ARE STILL IN NEED OF TISSUES!!!!! THEY ARE ESSENTIAL, ESPECIALLY THIS TIME OF YEAR!!!!!!!!
10 interesting Christmas facts
- In Poland, spiders or spider webs are common Christmas trees decorations
because according to legend, a spider wove a blanket for Baby Jesus. In fact, Polish
people consider spiders to be symbols of goodness and prosperity at Christmas.
- Alabama was the first state in the United States to officially recognize Christmas
- Approximately 30-35 million real (living) Christmas trees are sold each year in the
- In 1962, the first Christmas postage stamp was issued in the United States
- Christmas purchases account for 1/6 of all retail sales in the U.S.
6.Each year there are approximately 20,000 “rent-a-Santas” across the United
States. “Rent-a-Santas” usually undergo seasonal training on how to maintain a jolly
attitude under pressure from the public. They also receive practical advice, such as
not accepting money from parents while children are looking and avoiding garlic,
onions, or beans for lunch.
- The traditional three colors of Christmas are green, red, and gold. Green has long
been a symbol of life and rebirth; red symbolizes the blood of Christ, and gold
- The Germans made the first artificial Christmas trees out of dyed goose
- Each year more than 3 billion Christmas cards are sent in the U.S. alone.
- Despite being celebrated on December 25th, Jesus’ birth is actually unknown.