Imagine that when you opened your classroom door,you saw your parent as the substitute teacher for theday. Describe your day at school. Adrianette Thursday November 8, 2012 Bryan Ayanna Leslie Ricardo Christy Donovan Ixza Jordan Philicia Remy Michael Lilah Alexis Samira David Jessica Edward Jaileen Kathy Alejandra Carlos Emily Kareena Yamilee Diana LeonJeffrey Jose
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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.
Spelling Word SortsClass Work• Spelling Practice Book, page 73• Begin defining words using a dictionary. Homework • Spelling words in ABC order, ten times each.
Writing Thanksgiving StoriesClass Work• What are you most thankful for?• Write three or more things you and your family are thankful for.• Write neatly and use correct punctuation.
Homework Summary for Thursday November 8, 2012ReadingUse your Conclusions Chart to help you summarize Sleds on BostonCommon in your own words.Math1. Find 71 ÷ 6 using baseten blocks. Use your notebook and color in the model cubes.2. Find 42 ÷ 3 using baseten blocks. Use your notebook and color in the model cubes.SpellingSpelling words ABC order ten times eachReligionStudy for exam tomorrow
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