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Inside Out
by Francisco Jiménez
Genre: REALISTIC FICTION
Skill: COMPARE AND CONTRAST
Strategy: ANSWER QUESTIONS
Vocabulary: caterpillar, cocoon, disrespect, emerge, migrant, sketched, unscrewed

INSIDE OUT - What does ki[ndness do for people who are adapting to new environments? Read about a non-English speaking boy trying to fit in.
Technology Centers - MUSIC TO MY EARS!

  1. **Spanish Corridos**Videos, Audio samples, reading on the
  2. Corridos – click on the megaphone to hear the music - be ready to share your opinion of the music


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Passage Freedom
by Ken Mochizuki
Genre: BIOGRAPHY
Skill: AUTHOR'S PURPOSE
Strategy: MONITOR AND FIX UP
Vocabulary: agreement, cable, diplomat, issue, refugees, representatives,superious, visas


Passage to Freedom - In order to do the right thing, sometimes people take risks. What risk is Mr. Sigihara taking in order to do what he feels is right?

TECHNOLOGY CENTERS
  1. Watch the video on the Holocaust. You will double click the Readers’ Response icon on the desktop to watch the video.
  2. Go to **Scotts Foresman Unit 2** to view the vocabulary powerpoint and story review powerpoint.


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The Ch'i-lin Purse
by Linda Fang
Genre: FOLK TALE
Skill: COMPARE AND CONTRAST
Strategy: PREDICT
Vocabulary: astonished, behavior, benefactor, distribution, gratitude, procession, recommend, sacred, traditions

Chi'l-lin Purse Technology Centers - What are the rewards in helping others?
Write notes to compare and contrast - Study Vocabulary !
TECHNOLOGY CENTERS
  1. Go to the powerpoint on **Nests and Houses**. Complete the Compare and Contrast Tool Kit by writing sentences on how these are alike and how they are different.
  2. Go to **Scotts Foresman Unit 2** to view the vocabulary powerpoint and story review powerpoint.


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Jane Goodall's 10 Ways to Help Save Wildlife
by Jane Goodall
Genre: EXPOSITORY NONFICTION
Skill: FACT AND OPINION
Strategy: ASK QUESTIONS
Vocabulary: conservation, contribute, enthusiastic, environmnet, investigation

JANE GOODALL's 10 WAYS TO SAVE WILDLIFE - ADVICE FOR THOSE WHO DESIRE TO IMPROVE CONSERVATION! What can people do to protect wild animals?

TECHNOLOGY CENTERS

1. Go to Scotts Foresman Unit 2 to view the vocabulary powerpoint and story review powerpoint.
2. Write 3 true facts and 1 fib (false fact) about your research on Jane Goodall; An Extraoridinary Life.
Partner Read Activity - Comprehension Questions to Aid Understanding


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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Genre: POEM
Skill: SEQUENCE
Strategy: GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS
Vocabulary: fate, fearless, glimmer, lingers, magnified, somber, steed

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere: How can people promote freedom?
Technology Centers:
Go to **Scotts Foresman Unit 2** to view the vocabulary powerpoint and story review powerpoint.
Research the Ride of Paul Revere – the real story versus the fiction story -
**http://www.paulreverehouse.org/ride/**.

This week we are studying sequencing! Make use of a timeline!!!


Internet Resources for Acrostic Poem of American Revolution Historical Figures
Liberty! Chronicle of the Revolution http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/index.html
Virtual Marching Tour of the American Revolution: People http://www.ushistory.org/march/people.htm
Revolutionary War Web Sites for Kids http://www.kathimitchell.com/revolt.htm
Famous Historical People http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/Famous_Historical_People.htm
Historic Valley Forge http://www.ushistory.org/valleyforge/
Library of Congress for Kids and Families http://www.loc.gov/families/
National Constitution Center http://www.constitutioncenter.org/explore/Welcome/index.shtml

National Museum of American History http://americanhistory.si.edu/