Classroom

Below is a video and several pictures of Ms. Lentino’s classroom along with student work and extracurricular activities with which Ms. Lentino has been involved. (Click on the images to enlarge them). 

Students work together in their literature circles during our non-fiction unit.

Students work together in their literature circles during our non-fiction unit.

 

Freshman publish their "This I Believe" essays through the NPR program.

Freshmen publish their “This I Believe” essays through the NPR program.

Class trip to the Ramapo College newsroom. Working one-on-one with college staff members to build a newspaper.

Class trip to the Ramapo College newsroom. Working one-on-one with college staff members to build a newspaper.

Students build huts at the start of Lord of the Flies unit.

Students build huts at the start of the Lord of the Flies unit.

Introducing the three appeals of persuasion.

Introducing the three appeals of persuasion.

Introducing the students to the Notice and Note sign posts for effective reading.

Introducing the students to the Notice and Note sign posts for effective reading.

Last print issue of The Echo for the 2014 school year.

Last print issue of The Echo for the 2014 school year.

Relay for Life "Hope" message.

Relay for Life “Hope” message.

Laying out the school newspaper.

Laying out the school newspaper.

Displaying poems on poem-in-your-pocket day.

Displaying poems on poem-in-your-pocket day.

Sidewalk poems for poetry month.

Sidewalk poems for poetry month.

Entrance to the Relay for Life of FLOW 2013

Entrance to the Relay for Life of FLOW 2013

The Great Gatsby staircase activity (analyzing and ranking thematic quotes).

The Great Gatsby staircase activity (analyzing and ranking thematic quotes).

Students' poems.

Students’ poems.

Poetry bulletin board.

Poetry bulletin board.

Student's independent reading project (full-size movie poster).

Student’s independent reading project (full-size movie poster).

Creative Writing marathon (students write for 10 minutes in several different locations).

Creative writing marathon (students write for 10 minutes in several different locations).

A Separate Peace bulletin board

A Separate Peace bulletin board

A Raisin in the Sun bulletin board.

A Raisin in the Sun bulletin board.

A student's Flower for Algernon advertisement project.

A student’s Flowers for Algernon advertisement project.

First win of the indoor track season.

First win of the indoor track season.

 

Relay for Life luminaria along the track.

Relay for Life luminaria along the track.

 

Weekend-long indoor track meet at Dartmouth College.

Weekend-long indoor track meet at Dartmouth College.

Relay for Life kick-off dinner.

Relay for Life kick-off dinner.

Journalism students collaborating to build interactive journalism websites.

Journalism students collaborating to build interactive journalism websites.

Students' vignette booklets created during The House on Mango Street unit.

Students’ vignette booklets created during The House on Mango Street unit.

A student's mind map using Notice and Note signposts

A student’s mind map using Notice and Note signposts

Romeo and Juliet Prologue in the form of a rebus poem.

Romeo and Juliet Prologue in the form of a rebus poem.

Romeo and Juliet bulletin board.

Romeo and Juliet bulletin board.

 

Toast for Change activity to end cyber bullying within the school.

Toast for Change activity to end cyber bullying within the school.

Teacher's quote wall for students as they enter the classroom each day.

Teacher’s quote wall for students as they enter the classroom each day.

First month bulletin boards. Freshmen's bucket lists and upperclassmen's quote wall.

First month bulletin boards. Freshmen’s bucket lists and upperclassmen’s quote wall.