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ChristySamiraLeonKareenaPhiliciaAyannaLilahRemyDonovanMichaelYamileeJessicaLeslieCarlosBryanRicardoAlexisDavidJordanAlejandraKathyDianaIxzaEmilyJaileenJeffreyThursdayMay 23, 2013May is Young Achievers Month. Young achieversprobably had big dreams and high hopes. What do youdream about accomplishing someday? Explain.EdwardAdrianette
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1. The hotair balloons were _______ into the sky.2. Billy asked me to _______ the balloon.3. My mom was my traveling _______ when I toured Mexico.4. We _______ the boat and began looking for whales.5. We used the _______ method to prove that air has weight.6. The scientist looked at _______ under the microscope.7. The fog was so _______ that school was delayed.8. Water is made of _______ and oxygen.scientific launched companion anchoredinflate hydrogen dense particles
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
ReadingAim: Up in the Air:The Story ofBalloon Flight(p. 714)Nonfiction givesinformation andfacts about realpeople, places, events, and situations.Make GeneralizationsAs you read, combine information from thetext with prior knowledge. Use yourGeneralizations Chart.
altitude: the measurements of the distanceabove Earths surface.chemist: an expert in chemistry, the sciencethat deals with the characteristics ofelements.helium: a very light, colorless, odorless gasthat does not burn.
SpellingAim: Words with able, ibleLesson:• Pages 185187Homework:• Spelling words ten times each
Language ArtsAim: Prepositions/Prepositional PhrasesA preposition comesbefore a noun orpronoun and relatesthat noun or pronoun to another word in thesentence.Common prepositions are about, above,across, after, at, behind, down, for, from, in,near, of, on, over, to, and with.
Language ArtsClass work• Grammar Practice Book, page 1791. The balloon flew above the village.2. JeanPierre Blanchard floated over the English Channel.3. A duck, a rooster, and a sheep rode in the basket of the balloon.4. The balloon rose to a height of one hundred feet.5. They floated in a new direction.6. Weather balloons give us information about the atmosphere.7. Buoyancy keeps balloons in the air.8. Bertrand Piccard stayed in a balloon for 20 days.9. The balloon dropped gently from the sky.10. The balloon landed in a forest behind a field.
Homework Summary for Thursday May 23, 2013ReadingWho was responsible for the first five balloon flights, andwhen did they take place? Identify each flight andexplain what made it special.Math"My Homework" pages 641642SpellingSpelling words ten times each.