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In Search of Pompeii (6th Grade – Informational Text)

In Search of Pompeii is an informational article about the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and its impact on the city of Pompeii, Italy.  While reading this article, pay attention to the key details in the text and see if you can determine the main idea.

You can read the article online here: In Search of Pompeii

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6th Grade Story Study: The School Play

In our next reader’s workshop, we will be looking at the different types of conflict and studying the conflicts in a story.  Here is a link to the story that we will be studying in class:       The School Play by Gary Soto

Here is a link to a presentation that provides some background knowledge about the story:      Background for The School Play