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4.4.12 classwork wednesday

  1. 1. List ten or more things that you can do indoors on a rainyday. Circle your favorite and give reasons for yourselection. Wednesday March 4,, 2012 Ryan Max Carlos Ramon Andres Cincere Cameron Angel Gia Alan G Linder Natalie David Emma Adolfo Christian Brianna Jose Joshua Alan R Johnny Elizabeth Sualee Christopher Matthew Brian Roxana Ricardo Mitzy Nyashia Massire Joey
  2. 2. Morning Writing April is National Kite Month. Pretend that you are a kite. Write a weather report for a perfect day for you. Write neatly, skipping a line, and use loose­leaf (lined) paper. Hand in once you are finished. The work will be graded.
  3. 3. Reading ­ Trickster Tales (p. 483)Talk About ItA trickster is a characterwho fools others to getwhat he or she wants.Whom do you think thewolf in this photograph istrying to fool? Picture Prompt: Look at the picture and respond in writing. You can write a poem, a story, or a description, or use any other type of writing you like.
  4. 4. Reading ­ Trickster Tales (p. 483) A riverbank is the ground bordering a river. sentenceDuring our hike along the Ohio River, we picnicked ona grassy riverbank.
  5. 5. Reading ­ Trickster Tales (p. 483) Wares are goods for sale. sentence Small booths displayed the wares of craftspeople.
  6. 6. Reading ­ Trickster Tales (p. 483) A treasurer keeps track of money coming into or going out of a business. sentenceThe treasurer reported that the business was making agood profit.
  7. 7. Reading ­ Trickster Tales (p. 483) Merchandise refers to goods, or things, that are bought and sold. sentence The store carries a wide variety of merchandise.
  8. 8. Reading ­ Trickster Tales (p. 483) Educate means "to train or teach." sentence Teachers and students often educate one another.
  9. 9. Reading ­ Trickster Tales (p. 483) Burdens are things that are carried. sentence All of the hikers carried heavy burdens.
  10. 10. Reading ­ Trickster Tales (p. 483) Appreciation is gratitude or thanks. sentence The president wrote notes of appreciation to the people who worked on his campaign.
  11. 11. Reading ­ Trickster Tales (p. 483) Something unfortunate is unlucky or regrettable. sentence Its unfortunate that the first snowfall arrived before we had time to rake all of the leaves.
  12. 12. Reading ­ Anansi and Common Sense (p. 484)AnalogiesAnalogies help you see therelationship between words. Ifyou know the relationshipbetween one pair of words,you can figure out themeaning of an unfamiliar wordin the second pair of words.For example, happy is tomournful as fortunate is tounfortunate.
  13. 13. Reading ­ Anansi and Common Sense (p. 484) Clues Authors Purpose Anansi was greedy. To inform He wants to sell common To entertain sense. He tries to climb the tree with the calabash on his To instruct chest. Little girl gives him common sense, which he To instruct ignores. The calabash breaks, To instruct scattering common sense.
  14. 14. Reading ­ Anansi and Common Sense (p. 484) Reading Homework Practice book, page 141
  15. 15. Math ­ Review for Quizlike denominatorsdenominators that are thesameHow to Add (or Subtract) Fractions withLike Denominators:Step 1Add (or subtract) thenumerators. Use the likedenominators.Step 2Simplify.
  16. 16. Math ­ Review for QuizHow to Add (or Subtract) MixedNumbers with Like Denominators:Step 1Add (or subtract) thenumerators. Use the likedenominators.Step 2Add (or subtract) the wholenumbers.
  17. 17. Math ­ Review for QuizHow to Add (Subtract) Fractions withUnlike Denominators: Step 1 Find the Least Common Denominator (LCD) of the fractions. Step 2 Rename the fractions with the LCD Step 3 Add (Subtract) the numerators. Step 4 Simplify.
  18. 18. Math ­ Quiz
  19. 19. Spelling ­ Pretest1. distance 11. assistance2. importance 12. ignorance3. balance 13. brilliance4. attendance 14. ambulance5. absence 15. residence6. performance 16. radiance7. dependence 17. resistance8. substance 18. reluctance9. disturbance 19. persistence10. appearance 20. hesitance
  20. 20. Language Arts ­ Adverbs (p. 416)RULESAn adverb is a wordthat tells more about averb, an adjective, oranother adverb. Our family drove slowly to the zoo. Highway safety is a very big problem. Dad always drives extremely carefully.
  21. 21. Language Arts ­ Adverbs (p. 416)RULESAn adverb can tellhow, when, or wherean action takes place. We waited outside for the gates to open. (where)
  22. 22. Language Arts ­ Adverbs (p. 416)An adverb is a word that tells more aboutthe verb in a sentence. An adverb can tellhow, when, or where an action takes place. How: Many people waited quietly. When: The gates opened early. Where: The people bought their tickets inside.
  23. 23. Language Arts ­ Adverbs (p. 416)Guided PracticeName the adverb in each sentence. Tell which verb each adverbdescribes. 1. I happily watched the polar bears. 2. A polar bear cub lurked nearby. 3. The bear cub looked curiously at me. 4. Another polar bear floated lazily in the water. 5. I always enjoy watching the bears.
  24. 24. Language Arts ­ Adverbs (p. 416)More PracticeDraw a line under the adverb in each sentence. Draw two lines under theverb it describes. 6. Justin ran quickly to the penguins pond. 7. The penguins played happily. 8. A crowd gathered nearby. 9. The penguins dove gracefully into the water. 10. The people clapped loudly.
  25. 25. Language Arts ­ Adverbs (p. 416)More PracticeWrite each sentence. Underline the adverb. Write whether the adverbanswers the question how, when, or where. 11. Tyler and Jenny walked ahead. 12. Jenny immediately pointed to a monkey. 13. The monkey tenderly held its baby. 14. The monkey hid swiftly. 15. Tyler waited patiently for the monkey to reappear.
  26. 26. Language Arts ­ Adverbs (p. 416)More PracticeFill in the blank with an adverb. Circle the pronouns. Draw a line under thearticles.16. Have you been to a zoo _____________ ?17. You ________ have noticed that animals are not keptin cages.18. Zoos try _________ to make the animals feel at home.19. The animals live _________ in habitats similar to theway they live in nature.20. The animals __________ prefer these habitats to acage of bars!
  27. 27. Language Arts ­ Adverbs (p. 416)Writing Activity ­ A StoryWrite a story about an experience that couldhave happened to some friends at the zoo.Use time­order words to organize the events.APPLY GRAMMAR: Underline the adverbs thatyou use.
  28. 28. Language Arts ­ Adverbs Before Adjectives and Adverbs (p. 418)RULESAdverbs describe or tell moreabout verbs. Adverbs can also tellmore about adjectives. Sometimesthese adverbs tell to what degreeor what extent.The Weather seemed terribly cold.Adverbs can also tell more aboutother adverbs.The ship moved very slowly.
  29. 29. Language Arts ­ Adverbs Before Adjectives and Adverbs (p. 418)Use adverbs to tell more about adjectives orother adverbs. Storms are a serious Storms are a very serious problem at sea. problem at sea. The sailors worked The sailors worked quickly. extremely quickly.
  30. 30. Language Arts ­ Adverbs Before Adjectives and Adverbs (p. 418)Guided Practice 1. Families were crowded far below. 2. Many people hoped the trip was almost over. 3. The food and water tasted quite stale. 4. Many passengers waited very patiently. 5. The people were so tired by the end of the trip.
  31. 31. Language Arts ­ Adverbs Before Adjectives and Adverbs (p. 418)Guided Practice6. Some passengers seemed somewhat excited.7. The captain of the ship was completely content.8. His rather precious cargo had reached its destination.9. Very few problems had occurred.10. The ship docked fairly speedily.
  32. 32. Language Arts ­ Adverbs Before Adjectives and Adverbs (p. 418)Class WorkExercise 11 ­ 25 on page 419Writing Activity ­ A ParagraphWrite a paragraph about a difficult decision you havehad to make. Choose exact words to describe theemotions you felt. Be sure that your "voice" comesthrough in your writing.APPLY GRAMMAR: Use adverbs to modify adjectives orother adverbs in your writing.
  33. 33. Language Arts ­ Adverbs Before Adjectives and Adverbs (p. 418)More PracticeA. Circle the adverb that describes the underlined word.11. Some people traveled quite suddenly to America.12. Religious freedom was very important.13. Other people wanted a much better chance to earn a living.14. The United States offered people a fairly better life.15. The journey to America was extremely difficult.
  34. 34. Language Arts ­ Adverbs Before Adjectives and Adverbs (p. 418)B. Circle the word that the underlined adverb describes.Label the word adjective or adverb.16. The ship sailed quite rapidly ahead.adverb17. The passage to New York could be rather expensive. adjective18. Decisions to travel were made very carefully. adverb19. The ship was terribly crowded. adjective20. The people were finally happy. adjective adverb adjective
  35. 35. Language Arts ­ Adverbs Before Adjectives and Adverbs (p. 418) Language Arts Homework Practice book,page 81
  36. 36. Homework Summary ­ Wednesday, April 4, 2012Reading1. Practice book, page 141Language1. Practice book, page 81Have a great Easter vacation!
  37. 37. Range: Mode:8 Median: Mean: Reward 10 Pizza Party 8­9 Wheel of Fun 7 Spelling 6 BrainPOP 4­5 Class Work 2­3 Silent Snack 1 No Snack
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