What Kind of Kid are You?

Hello Readers, Welcome back to the land of the Intercontinental Ballistic Reading Group!  We are glad to be back up and running with such a funny new book as our muse. Today in our meeting we started talking about the opening chapters of The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett and Jory John.  We focused in…

Mr. Chimp’s Sign Language Challenge

Hello Readers, So we are nearly finished with Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor.  We have two Reading Challenges left to complete and then we are off to our next read. The first of our last Challenges deals with our favorite chief financial officer, Mr. Chimp.  We loved how Mr. Chimp communicated with ASL finger…

We Design Robots

Hello Readers, I know that it has been a really long time since we did anything with The Intercontinental Ballistic Reading Group, so we here at SMS Guys Read wanted to share some of the reading challenges we have been attempting recently. We continue to talk about Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor by Jon…

Dancing Goo

Hello Readers, So on Monday we tried one more science experiment from our book called Exploding Science.  We decided on Dancing Goo.  The basic idea is to make some goo, and then put it in a container, and then put that container on a set of speakers, and record what the goo did as you…

Frank Einstein and an Underwater Explosion

Hello Readers, This is our last week before our first track out of the 2014-2015 school year and we wanted to go out with a bang! We ordered a big box from Scholastic and now many of us are in the possession of the new Jon Scieszka story, Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor.  We also…

Frank Einstein and the IBRG

Hello Readers, Today our 6th grade chapter of SMS Guys Read met and we discussed our first shared reading for the Intercontinental Ballistic Reading Group, Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor.  The book is out right now and can be found online or at local bookshops, but I also found it on the Scholastic Book…