A Bike Chain and a Monkey's Paw?!

Continuing Literary Terms with Short Stories

Literary Terms Unit

This week we read two short stories to assist in studying our literary terms. We read "Broken Chain" by Gary Soto and "The Monkey's Paw" by W.W. Jacobs. While reading "Broken Chain" we focused on the indirect characterization that was used to describe the personalities of Ernie and Alfonso. Mood was a major topic that was discussed while reading "The Monkey's Paw". A homework assignment was sent home Thursday night to interview a family member while discussing what happened in "The Monkey's Paw". Some classes did not finish reading the text, but they were still able to complete the first section of the homework assignment. I hope your child shared with you the interesting happenings of the story!


"Put Me in Coach" Night

Wednesday, Sep. 24th, 5-8pm

621 Woodbury Glassboro Rd

Sewell, NJ

Please come to support the sixth grade Camp Mason trip at a Chick Fil A fundraiser night! You can dine in, carry out, drive thru, or pre pay for or pick up a party tray.

Winning Wings

Friday, Sep. 26th, 10:45am

675 Grove Rd

West Deptford, NJ

First Winning Wings drawing of the academic year! Please remind your child to place all of the winning wings they have earned this year in the designated bin in the cafeteria prior to Friday, September 26th. Best of luck to everyone!