Fun Facts With Ms. Szalko Because the World is a Cool Place And 40 Minutes isn't enough to share it with you all!
Not class work, just fun things. Ms. Plans to update this weekly
Quote the People
“The important thing is to create” - Pablo Picasso, Artist
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail" -Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet and Philosopher
"You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending" -C. S. Lewis, Author
Origami to Try
Suggested song; Brave
Josh Groban is an American singer, songwriter, actor and producer. A naturally gifted singer,Grobandropped out of college after only a few months to pursue a recording career. His first solo album came out in 2001 and went on to sell nearly four million copies
Artist Spotlight Henry Fraser
Became paralyzed from the neck down in 2009 from a diving accident He taught himself to draw, starting with a stylus pen for a computer, using only his mouth
Suggested book; Walk Two Moons
Young Adult Fiction
"Phoebe was sending me messages with her eyebrows that indicated that she was not too pleased either. Inside was a small piece of blue paper and on it was printed this message: Don't judge a man until you've walked two moons in his moccasins."
The novel is narrated by a 13-year-old girl named Salamanca(Sal). Sal's mother has recently left Sal's father, and Sal's grandparents are taking her on a cross-country car trip to Lewiston, Idaho to see her mother. On the trip, Sal entertains her grandparents by telling a story about her friend Phoebe, whose mother suddenly disappeared and left their family too, and about Ben Finney with whom Sal begins a tight relationship.
A book that Ms. S still goes back to after a lot of years- Sharon Creech also has other novels too!
Natural Science Corner- Speedy Slideshow!
King Tutankhamun (King Tut) c. 1341 BCE–c. 1323 BCE
Egyptian Ruler, died at age 19 Most famous for his Sarcophagus Became Pharaoh at age 9 He had a bad leg from birth, which possibly helped lead to his death due to an infected leg injury His name, Tutankhamun, means "living image of Aten" who was one of the mythological gods of Ancient Egypt Since his tomb was so well hidden, , the treasures that he was buried with were not stolen and his whole tomb was well preserved!