Think of one of the best days in your life. Write a diaryentry explaining the events of that day. Wednesday Christian Adolfo February 29, 2012 Ryan Joey Jose Linder Cameron Ramon Eric Gia David Alan R Joshua Andres Massire Cincere Natalie Ricardo Emma Alan G Brianna Mitzy Brian Elizabeth Sualee Carlos Matthew Angel Johnny Christopher Nyashia Roxana Max
Morning WritingImagine that you wereborn on February 29,which is only on thecalendar every fourthyear. What day wouldyou choose to celebrateyour birthday the otheryears. Explain.Write neatly, skipping a line, and use looseleaf (lined) paper. Hand in once you arefinished. The work will be graded.
Daily WarmUp #11The2.13.12 Morning Reading June Bugs River OtterTake a handout from the binin the front of the classroom.Use your SMART Clickers toanswer the questions.Return the handout (withyour name written on it) andthe clicker once you arefinished.
Reading Goin Someplace Special (p. 396) Character Setting
Math Simplify Fractions (p. 214)simplest formA fraction is in simplestform when 1 is theonly common factorof the numerator anddenominator.
Math Simplify Fractions (p. 214)How To Simplify Fractions Divide the numerator and denominator by a common factor. Repeat until the fraction is in simplest form.
Math Simplify Fractions (p. 214)Try ItWrite each fraction in simplest formExercise 1 6 on page 214Exercise 7 30 on page 215
Math Simplify Fractions (p. 214) Math Homework Practice book, page 46
Language Common Errors with Adjective (p. 282)Writers often useadjectives to comparetwo or more people,places, things, or ideas.Yet they sometimesmake mistakes whenthey use adjectives thatcompare.
Language Common Errors with Adjective (p. 282)This chart shows two errors that writers make whencomparing with adjectives. Notice how each mistakecan be corrected.
Language Common Errors with Adjective (p. 282)
Language Common Errors with Adjective (p. 282)More PracticeExercise 1 15 on page 283
Language Common Errors with Adjective (p. 282) Language Arts Homework Practice book, page 62
Spelling Words of the Week 1. slogan 11. global 2. woolen 12. bushel 3. listen 13. marvel 4. heron 14. barrel 5. frighten 15. practical 6. lengthen 16. pretzel 7. captain 17. fable 8. mountain 18. chuckle 9. sandal 19. angle 10. signal 20. nozzle
Spelling Word MeaningsGuess the Spelling Word the phrase describes1. to make longer (lengthen)2. to give a sign (signal)3. a container for liquids (barrel)4. about the world (global)5. a little laugh (chuckle)
Spelling Word MeaningsComplete each sentence with a spelling word.1. Tricia Ann ate her pretzel on a bench marked WhitesOnly.2. The captain made an announcement over theloudspeaker.3. When Tricia Ann reached the library, there was mudon her left sandal.4. The traffic signal turned red as she crossed the street.5. The bushel of cherries cost four dollars at the market.
Spelling Word Meanings6. A thin, white heron flew across the sky.7. She knew it was late by looking at the angle of the sun.8. The shoemaker tried to lengthen Tricia Anns boot byhalf an inch.9. The man adjusted the nozzle on the hose to rinse offthe library steps.10. The Mission Church had woolen blankets to keeppeople warm in the winter.
Spelling Word Sorts Spelling Homework Write a sentence using the Spelling Words. Write them in your notebook.
Social Chapter 4 Review (p. 174)Class Work• Vocabulary (#15)• Time Line (#68)• Facts and Main Ideas (#915)• Critical Thinking (#1619)• Skills (#20)HomeworkStudy for quiz tomorrow
Homework Summary Wednesday, February 29, 2012Math1. Practice book, page 46Spelling1. Write a sentence using the Spelling Words. Use your notebook.Language1. Practice book, page 62Social Studies1. Study for quiz