Character Sketch:

 

The students are currently working on writing a vivid description of someone they know and admire.

 

Literature Circles:

 

The students have all finished the reading of their literature circle novels in class. The novels include The Power of Un by Nancy Etchemendy, Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell, and Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson. Upon the completion of reading their books and literature circle activities, each group is creating a project that demonstrates their understanding of their novel.