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Westridge Elementary School

Last modified: September 7, 2019

Tawnicia Stocking

Class Information

  • PowerSchool
    • Username: Initials+student ID (ex: mm012345) Password: Birthday, m/d/yy (ex:1/5/03)
  • Google classroom – Students should log into their Gmail for access to all the Google classrooms.
    • Google Accounts: (gmail, google classroom, drive, etc.) Username: Initials+student ID@stu.provo.edu (ex: mm012345@stu.provo.edu) Password: Birthday, m/d/yyyy (ex: 1/5/2003) **This is the same information you use to login into your email account and Google Drive at home. Go to gmail.com, enter your email address and password as it is listed above, and login.

Book Reports

September: Mystery Due: Monday, September 30

Note: Book report can be turned in early

Possible Book Suggestions: The Egypt Game, The Mysterious Benedict Society, The Sammy Keyes series, The Westing Game, Chasing Vermeer, Case of the Missing Marquess, Midnight Magic, Puzzling World of Winston Breen, Death of a Princess, Shakespeare’s Secret, the Missing Manatee, Book Scavenger

Requirements Read a mystery book that is at least 100 pages long. Needs to be a book the student has not read before. Complete ONE project on the book. Make sure the student’s name appears on the project.

Project ideas 1) Write a timeline of events. – Using the ReadWriteThink website, write the timeline of events found in the story. http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/timeline-30007.html -Enter your name and the name of the book. -Click on the timeline to add an event. Give each event a label. Then in the full description section, give a 1-2 sentence summary of the event in the story. -Continue to add events until there are at least 15 events. -Save this timeline to your computer desktop. -You can email it to me or print it out and turn in the paper copy.

2) Make a new book jacket for the book. -Front cover: Draw and color an illustration for the book and the title -Inside front flap: Write descriptions of the main characters -Inside back flap: Write a description of the setting and a short summary (3-5 sentences) of the book -Back cover: Write 5-10 quotes from the book, that are important to understanding the story.

3) Send three postcards from one of the characters to your teacher.  -On the back of each postcard on the left side, write a short summary (3-5 sentences) of 1 important event from the story. -On the back of each postcard on the right side, address this postcard to Mrs. Stocking, 1720 W 1460 N Provo, Utah, 84604. -On the front illustrate (using color) the event you wrote about. Please include the book title, author and your name -You will need 3 postcards total