Chris van Allsburg – As Retold by Mr. Avery’s Class

For the last month, we have been studying all about Chris van Allsburg.  We learned some great information about him.  Did you know that he didn’t even start getting into art until he decided he wanted to be an architect in high school?  Another interesting fact...

The Z Was Zapped

Over the past few weeks, we have been doing a Chris van Allsburg author study. In class, we read one of his books, The Z was Zapped. The story is set as a play where each letter is involved in some sort of action. That action begins with the same letter. One example...

Chris van Allsburg – Wordle

Today we tried out a new website called Wordle. Wordle creates a word cloud that represents how frequently a word is used. The larger a word in the word cloud, the more times it was repeated. During ELA today, each student came up with at least five words that come to...
Chris van Allsburg – Wordle

Chris van Allsburg – Wordle

Today we tried out a new website called Wordle. Wordle creates a word cloud that represents how frequently a word is used. The larger a word in the word cloud, the more times it was repeated. During ELA today, each student came up with at least five words that come to...

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