Posts by Ashleigh Grace

The Notorious Benedict Arnold

In my opinion, I believe that Benedict Arnold started out as a hero but later became a traitor. He was once a patriot but later became a British man. This is how he started out as a hero but later became a traitor. Benedict Arnold was born on January 14, 1741 . He had three sons and no daughters with his first wife Margaret Mansfield. He was a hero at first because when his troop was running out...

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A Mother Like You!

To say that you are wonderful, is just not enough. You are absolutely amazing, both beautiful and tough. I could not have asked for a better mom than you. I will love you forever, that shall always be true. You are a special lady, that places others ahead. Always worked tirelessly, to provide me with shelter and bread. You have always encouraged me, to reach for the stars, You taught me the...

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Indian Captive

The name of this book is Indian Captive, by Lois Lenski. Most of the story takes place at the Genesee River which is now western New York. The main characters are Mary Jemison and a Seneca Indian named Turkey Feather. Mary Jemison lived on a farm with her family in eastern Pennsylvania until April 6, 1758 when she was taken away from her family by the Seneca Indians. They took her to southern...

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The scariest thing of my life!

Saturday I went to YMCA. There was  rock-climbing and zip lining so I decided to do it. When I got to the top I asked the man how many feet tall it was and he said 40 feet tall. That did not make me feel too secure. I went down anyway. I screamed my head off the whole way down. After wards I was happy because I conquered my fear. I had a great time! We all went home and ate dinner and went to...

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Vacation Bible School 2012

This week I have been going to VBS. It is so much fun we do singing, dancing, arts and crafts, recreation, and we get popsicles at outside time. We have practiced singing and dancing five songs and tonight we are going to perform them! I am excited and a little nervous, but it is going to be fun. We will get our arts and crafts back tonight. We go to Mrs. Sandy’s it is so fun. We get...

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Our Goverment

In the United States of America, we have a government that is a representative democracy. Our government has three branches and they are Executive Branch, Legislative Branch, and Judicial Branch. When the Constitution was written in 1787, it said all three branches must work together. The Executive Branch was established by Article II of the Constitution. The Executive Branch is responsible for...

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Happy Halloween

Today is Halloween! I am eight years old. Today is October 31,2011. I am so excited! I am going to be a Spanish dancer! I love Halloween! I think my favorite part is probably wearing my costume. Why dressing up is my favorite thing to do on Halloween is because you get to pretend to be someone else. We are going to go to my church. They have big blow up stuff. I like the slides!    ...

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