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.
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.
Students build huts at the start of the Lord of the Flies unit.
Introducing the three appeals of persuasion.
Introducing the students to the Notice and Note sign posts for effective reading.
Last print issue of The Echo for the 2014 school year.
Relay for Life “Hope” message.
Laying out the school newspaper.
Displaying poems on poem-in-your-pocket day.
Sidewalk poems for poetry month.
Entrance to the Relay for Life of FLOW 2013
The Great Gatsby staircase activity (analyzing and ranking thematic quotes).
Poetry bulletin board.
Student’s independent reading project (full-size movie poster).
Creative writing marathon (students write for 10 minutes in several different locations).
A Separate Peace bulletin board
A Raisin in the Sun bulletin board.
A student’s Flowers for Algernon advertisement project.
First win of the indoor track season.
Relay for Life luminaria along the track.
Weekend-long indoor track meet at Dartmouth College.
Relay for Life kick-off dinner.
Journalism students collaborating to build interactive journalism websites.
Students’ vignette booklets created during The House on Mango Street unit.
A student’s mind map using Notice and Note signposts
Romeo and Juliet Prologue in the form of a rebus poem.
Romeo and Juliet bulletin board.
Toast for Change activity to end cyber bullying within the school.
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.