ChristySamiraLeonKareenaPhiliciaAyannaLilahRemyDonovanMichaelYamileeJessicaLeslieCarlosBryanRicardoAlexisDavidJordanAlejandraKathyDianaIxza EmilyJaileenJeffreyTuesdayMay 21, 2013May 17 was National Bike to Work Day. Not all peoplecan safely ride a bike to work or school. Explain whatyou would do to make riding to work or school safer.EdwardAdrianette
DO NOW:Write the x4Times Table tentimes.Morning Work
ReadingAim: BalloonFlight (p. 710)Talk About ItNowadayspeople cantravel quicklyby plane toalmost any part of the world. Why do youthink people still like to go up in hotairballoons?
Something that is launched is started inmotion or sent off.Particles are small bits or pieces of anelement.Things that are dense are thick or packedclosely together.Inflate means to cause to swell by fillingwith air or gas.
Anchored means held firmly in place.Hydrogen is a light gas that burns easily.Scientific means having to do with or usedin science.A companion is a person or animal whokeeps somebody company.
ReadingAim: The Science of HotAir Balloons (p. 712)Word PartsGreek Roots help youunderstand entire wordfamilies. The hydrogenhas the Greek root hydr.This root means "water."Most words beginning with hydr havesomething to do with water.
ReadingMonitor ComprehensionMake GeneralizationsA Generalizations Chart helpsyou make broad statementsthat describe ideas or events.This will help you monitor yourcomprehension orunderstanding of what you read. To makegeneralizations, combine key facts from thetext and your prior knowledge.Informationfrom TextPrior KnowledgeGeneralization
SpellingAim: Mythology WordsLesson:• Pages 174175Homework:• Spelling words ABC order ten times each.
Social StudiesAim: Exploring theWest (p. 354)Lesson:• Define Vocabularywords• Read pages 354360• Write TEN (10) facts about the lessonHomework:Imagine that you are farmers in the western US in1803. Write a letter to a friend in the East telling themhow the new Louisiana Purchase might affectfarmers in the West.
Social StudiesDirections: Answer the questions on loose leafpaper.1. Why was the Wilderness Road important?2. What was an effect of more settlersmoving west?3. Why did France agree to sell Louisiana tothe United States?4. What was the goal of the Corps ofDiscovery?5. What were the results of Pikes expedition?
Homework Summary for Tuesday May 21, 2013ReadingPractice book, page 208Math"My Homework" pages 623624Social StudiesImagine that you are farmers in the western US in 1803.Write a letter to a friend in the East telling them how thenew Louisiana Purchase might affect farmers in theWest.