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A Voyage to the Past
8th Grade Voyager Stories

Last semester, as the 8th-grade students studied the Age of Exploration, they researched a particular voyage and explorer.  That research became a children's book about their adventures and first contact with Native peoples.  This week and next, the students will read their books with the entire 5th grade and with Ms. Flansberg's 4th-grade class.  So far, a great affirmation for the 8th graders who opened the world to some very enthusiastic children!  

Here are some samples of their books. 

8th Grade Voyager Stories

Thank you to middle school humanities teacher, Angela Ruth, for facilitating this lesson in such a creative way and incorporating cross-divisional work.