Mr Charles Moore

Room 231 students ……… Remember the man that first discovered the North Pacific Gyre?  Mr Charles Moore? Please watch this YouTube video.  It’s Mr Charles Moore talking to an audience about the plastic that is floating in our oceans.  After...

Afloat in the Ocean

Yesterday we read an article about plastic afloat in the ocean.  In particular, we found out about a huge gyre of plastic, twice the size of Texas, that has formed in the Pacific Ocean, close to Hawaii. You can read more details about the gyre and other interesting...

Winter Break Assignments

Room 231 –  Just a friendly reminder about what you needed to complete during the Winter 3-week Break. Publish your final Personal Narrative (it’s been in draft for a while – use your feedback from your peers to edit your work before pressing...

Sustainability and Google Maps

We are going to combine our non-fiction reading strategies with our Sustainability unit to learn about some current events around the world. Using Google Maps, we will collaborate as a class to create a map with news that we find. On the left side of the blog, under...