ChristySamiraLeonKareenaPhiliciaAyannaLilahRemyDonovanMichaelYamileeJessicaLeslieCarlosBryanRicardoAlexisDavidJordanAlejandraKathyDianaIxzaEmilyJaileenJeffreyWednesdayMay 22, 2013Pretend that you are a famous author of many awardwinning books. What would you say to children aboutthe importance of reading and writing?EdwardAdrianette
DO NOW:Write the x3Times Table tentimes.Morning Work
ReadingAim: BalloonFlight (p. 710)Talk About ItNowadayspeople cantravel quicklyby plane toalmost any part of the world. Why do youthink people still like to go up in hotairballoons?
Something that is launched is started inmotion or sent off.Particles are small bits or pieces of anelement.Things that are dense are thick or packedclosely together.Inflate means to cause to swell by fillingwith air or gas.
Anchored means held firmly in place.Hydrogen is a light gas that burns easily.Scientific means having to do with or usedin science.A companion is a person or animal whokeeps somebody company.
ReadingAim: The Science of HotAir Balloons (p. 712)Word PartsGreek Roots help youunderstand entire wordfamilies. The hydrogenhas the Greek root hydr.This root means "water."Most words beginning with hydr havesomething to do with water.
ReadingMonitor ComprehensionMake GeneralizationsA Generalizations Chart helpsyou make broad statementsthat describe ideas or events.This will help you monitor yourcomprehension orunderstanding of what you read. To makegeneralizations, combine key facts from thetext and your prior knowledge.Informationfrom TextPrior KnowledgeGeneralization
ReadingAim: Up in the Air:The Story ofBalloon Flight(p. 714)Nonfiction givesinformation andfacts about realpeople, places, events, and situations.Make GeneralizationsAs you read, combine information from thetext with prior knowledge. Use yourGeneralizations Chart.
altitude: the measurements of the distanceabove Earths surface.chemist: an expert in chemistry, the sciencethat deals with the characteristics ofelements.helium: a very light, colorless, odorless gasthat does not burn.