Some say that the best things in life are free. Do youagree with this? Explain. Wednesday January 9, 2013 Lilah Ayanna Emily Bryan Ixza Leslie Christy Donovan Samira Jordan Alexis Ricardo Jessica Jose Diana Philicia Alejandra Kareena Kathy CarlosYamilee Edward Michael Jaileen Adrianette Remy David Leon Jeffrey
Morning WorkDO NOW:Write the x8Times Table tentimes.
Reading Desert Habitats (p. 326)Talk About ItWhat images come tomind when you think ofdeserts?How do animals andpeople survive in thedesert? Look at the picture and respond in writing.
Scorching means "extremely hot and dry."Gushed means "flooded out with suddenforce."A landscape is a scene or view.Parched means "very dry or thirsty."
Brimming means "filled to the top andalmost overflowing."Scrawny means "very thin or skinny."Something that is gnarled has a rough,twisted look.Progress means "forward movement orimprovement."
Reading The Best Place To Be (p. 328)ConnotationsA thesaurus entry will includeseveral different synonyms for aword. Each synonym will carrynegative or positive feelings,called Connotations.For example, scrawny has anegative connotation. It wouldnot be a positive word todescribe a trim athlete.
Make Inferences and AnalyzeCompare and ContrastMaking inferences andanalyzing what happens in a Differentstory allows you to noticesimilarities and differencesbetween characters, events,and settings.A Venn Diagram will help youto compare and contrastthese similarities and Alikedifferences.
ARIZONA NORTH CAROLINA tall, leafywild flowers mountains trees animals big horn racoons sheep deer bears
Reading My GreatGrandmothers Gourd(p. 330)GenreRealistic Fiction tells aninvented story that could havehappened in real life. Making InferencesCompare and ContrastAs you read, use your VennDiagram.
gourd is a round fruit that is dried andused to make bowls and dippers. image of a gourdturbans are scarves wound aroundthe head and worn as hats.
Reading More Than Sand (p. 350)GenreNonfiction Articlesexplain informationabout real people,living things, places,situations, or events.Text FeatureA Process Diagram isa drawing thatshows howsomething changesover time.
When a liquid evaporates, it turns into a gasand enters the air.Precipitation is moisture that falls to Earth asrain, snow, hail, or sleet.Nomads are people who move often fromplace to place.
Connect and Compare (p. 353)1. Look at the water cycle diagram on page 351. What role does water vapor play in the water cycle?2. Compare and contrast the different types of deserts discussed in this article. Put this information in a Venn diagram.3. Think about "More Than Sand" and My GreatGrandmothers Gourd. Describe ways that people adapt to living in desert regions.
Math Power Practice / Homework ReviewDO NOW:• Complete the Multiplication Record Sheet.• Go over homework.
Spelling ReviewClass Work• Complete Spelling Practice Book, page 100 Homework • Study for exam tomorrow
Social Studies The American Revolution (p. 208)Class Work• Take the PRETEST• Read pages 186191• Define Vocabulary words• Write five facts about the chapter Homework 1. What caused the British and the French to complete for the Ohio Valley? 2. What became known as the Albany Plan?
The American RevolutionDirections: (Questions 15) Read each statement. Thendecide if it could have been said by colonial leaders whodisagreed with British policies or by British leaders.(Questions 610) Read each statement. Then decide if itcould have been said by a Patriot (a colonist whosupported independence from Britain) or by a Loyalist (acolonist who remained loyal to the British King).
1 "Why should we pay taxes that we never agreed to pay?" A Colonial leaders B British leaders
2 "Parliament is the only true lawmaking body for the colonies." A Colonial leaders B British leaders
3 "Everyone must help pay the costs of the French and Indian War." A Colonial leaders B British leaders
4 "We fought to win those western lands from France, so our people should be allowed to settle there." A Colonial leaders B British leaders
5 "The government cannot take away certain rights from the people." A Colonial leaders B British leaders
Homework Summary for Wednesday January 9, 2013SpellingStudy for examLanguage ArtsStudy for quizSocial Studies1. What caused the British and the French to complete for the Ohio Valley?2. What became known as the Albany Plan?* Take your textbook home and read the chapter beforeanswering the questions.