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My first writing project was to write five similes pertaining to the topic of Halloween. A simile compares two different things using like or as. Here are some that I wrote.
The piece of taffy candy was as sticky as caramel apples.

The delectable candy tasted as sweet as summer watermelon.

The pink bubblegum tasted as gooey as two fresh smores roasting over a campfire.

The crybaby candy tasted as sour as grapefruit.

The chewy lollipop was as yummy as tootsie rolls.



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Learning Project-CougarsCougars.jpg
Facts

Cougars have several regional names.
A male can weigh 100 to 250 pounds.
The sound made by a cougar is referred to a growl.
Cougars have a keen sense of smell and are solitary animals.
They have sharp claws and strong jaws.


Opinions

Cougars are awesome!
I love cougars!
Cougars are nice.
Cougars are very fat.
Cougars are fierce.




Learning Project- West Point

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Facts
West Point is integral to the history of the United States.

The mission of West Point is to provide the nation with leaders.

The ultimate test of military leadership is in combat.

Athletic participation is an ideal laboratory environment for the cadets.

All cadets receive a Bachelor of Science degree.

The military program of West Point includes both physical classes and complete athletics.

The life of a cadet is demanding.

West Point’s role in our nation’s history dates back to the Revolutionary war.

President Thomas Jefferson signed the legislation establishing the United States Military Academy in 1802.

In World War I the Academy graduates distinguish themselves on the battlefield.


Learning Project 3

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Did you know that the White House is 168 feet long?

Did you know that the White House fence encloses eighteen acres of land?

The overall height of the White House [to the top of the roof] is seventy feet.

Barack Obama’s house is the White House.

Forty-three presidents have lived in the White House.

The White House tennis court was first built in 1902 behind the west wing.
Wow, the White House has a small movie theater!

Wow, the White House has a game room!

You should tour the White House because it’s our president’s residence.

Go on a tour of the White House.