Imagine that you just opened a cereal box to find that theprize inside looks nothing like the advertisement you saw ontelevision. Write a letter to the company explaining how youfeel. Tuesday November 13, 2012 Ayanna Jordan Leslie Donovan Bryan Michael Leon Ixza Philicia Christy Adrianette Emily Alexis Jaileen Samira Jessica Jose Lilah Kathy Kareena David Alejandra Diana Carlos Edward Jeffrey Yamilee Remy Ricardo
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Reading The American Revolution (p. 260)Talk About ItWhy is theAmericanRevolutionimportant? Whydid the colonistsdecide to fight Picture Prompt Look at the picturethe British? and respond in writing.
A swagger is a way of walkingthat shows selfconfidence orboldness.After winning first place, Jenna walked offthe stage with a swagger.
Navigation is the science or skillof guiding the course of a ship orairplane. The navigation of a ship requires being able to read charts or maps.
Patriots love and enthusiasticallyserve their country. Paul Revere is a famous patriot of the American Revolution.
A tyrant is a ruler who uses forcein a cruel or an unjust way. The king was a tyrant and gave no one a fair trial.
A governor is the leader or headof government of a colony orstate. Each state in the United States elects its own governor.
Someone who has spunk is saidto have spirit or guts.Jeanne showed spunk by standing up to abully
Something that is stark is harshand grim.The bare trees and overcast sky created astark landscape.
To instruct is to command. The general will instruct his soldiers to march.
Reading Letters from the Revolution (p. 262)Word FamiliesKnowing about WordFamilies can increase yourvocabulary. A prefix or suffixadded to a base word canchange its meaning. Forexample, unpatriotic andpatriotism have patriot as abase word but each wordmeans something different.
Text Clues Conclusion It is before the American The date is 1772. Revolution. Thomas, the cousin in England,One cousin is in England and is worried about Richard in the other is in Rhode Island. America. The cousins are discussingrebellion against the King of Richard views the rebels as England. Richard calls the courageous. governor "our leader." Richard views the rebel Richard will join the American governor with admiration. Revolution. It takes over 2 months for a Life moved at a slower pace in letter to get overseas. the 18th Century.
Reading Sleds on Boston Common (p. 264)GenreHistorical Fiction tells a storyin which fictional characterstake part in actual historicalevents with real people fromthe past.Read to Find OutWhat was it like to be a childin Boston at the time of theRevolutionary War?
common: a plot of land or apark that owned or used by thepublic.
ruts: grooves made in theground by wheels or muchwear.
barracks: buildings or sets ofbuildings for housing militarypersonnel.
bayonets: large knives that canbe attached to the muzzles ofrifles for use in handtohandcombat.
Text Clues ConclulsionsThe British closed Boston Food and other necessitiesharbor; times are hard for the couldnt come into Boston.people of Boston. People lost their jobs.Henrys father told his children The children would be moreto "look sharp but dont look alert as they walk among thelike youre looking" when they barracks; they want to help thewent to the Common. patriots.General Gage knows his own The fact that General Gagechildren would like to go has children of his own willsledding. influence his decision.Henry says he would never The fact that Henry is on hisforget the first time he came own sled is what makes thisdown the hill on a sled of his day exciting.own. If the fighting spreads toHenry says, "Our new country Boston, citizens may suffer fromwas at war,..." more losses. They may also be in danger for their lives.
Reading "Paul Reveres Ride" (p. 284)PoetryNarrative Poetry is poetry that tells astory or gives an account of events.Literary ElementsMeter is the regular arrangement ofaccented and unaccented syllablesin a line of poetry.Alliteration is the repetition of thesame first letter or sound in a series of Connect and Compare Questions 13 on page 287words.
Spelling Practice TestClass Work• Use your SMART Response clicker to enter the correct spelling of the word. Homework • Write a sentence using each word. • Study for exam tomorrow.
Homework Summary for Tuesday November 13, 2012ReadingPractice book, page 79Math• Read pages 169170• Complete Guided Practice #1 on page 170• Complete Independent Practice exercises #314 on page 171• Complete Problem Solving exercises #1518 on page 172Spelling• Use spelling words in a sentence• Study for exam
Range: Mode:Median: Mean:Reward10 Pizza Party89 Wheel of Fun7 BrainPOP6 Silent Reading45 Silent Snack23 Class Work1 No Snack