Genre: 6th

JONATHAN L

“The Jungle” depicted cruelty to animals and the dangerous and unsanitary conditions in Chicago meatpacking plants; adding another stacking block to the change of laws on food production, the novel helped people realize that the unsanitary conditions and cruelty to animals was bad, which caused an uproar and changed the way people shopped.

Jonah H

Samuel F.B. Morse – the Progenitor of the Text Message “Kaboom!” Rick’s heart was racing – there was no time now. He heard his mom’s screams to get out of the house and run, but Rick’s body wouldn’t obey. It was January 20, 1835 and the Cosigüina volcano had just erupted. The Cosigüina was 500 Read more…

JONATHAN L

Ta-Ka-Me-Ray At a small, cozy house near the woods there lived a boy and his family. The boy’s name was Jefferson Smith III, but he preferred to be called Jeff. Jeff had brown ruffled hair, freckles and a big smile; he was 9 years old and he had a hunger for adventure. Jeff lived with Read more…

JONATHAN J

Recycling       The man grabbed his soda and guzzled the last drops down. He playfully shot it into the recycling can like a basketball. (Did you know that an aluminum can is able to power a TV for three hours?) Luckily, he didn’t throw it into the garbage. The can landed with a hollow plunk. Flies Read more…