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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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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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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The Birthday Car

Earlier this week, the teacher sent a new book home for Grace to learn called The Birthday Car for advanced reading test purposes. Dad sat down that night to read it with Grace for the first time. After about the third page, mom spoke up and suggested that she could probably read it herself. So he started back at the beginning and asked Grace to try to read it. Of course mom was right! Grace...

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