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Saturday, July 31

  1. page Unit 3 edited ... Unit 3 - Inventors and Artists What do people gain from the work of inventors and artists? We…
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    Unit 3 - Inventors and Artists What do people gain from the work of inventors and artists?
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    Wings
    for the King: A play written to tell about how reading a book can take you on an exciting adventure!
    How do inventors inspire our imaginations? Genre:
    King
    BY ANN SRODA
    Genre:
    Play
    Main Idea: An inventor lifts a king's spirits.
    Skill: Author's Purpose:
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    Review Skill: Cause and Effect - When reading think about why something happens in the story.
    Vocabulary:
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    How do inventors inspire our imaginations?

    TECHNOLOGY SITES
    Unit 3 Games
    Benjamin Franklin Website
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    Leonardo's Horse
    by Jean Fritz

    Leonardo's Horse: A BIOGRAPHY of a FAMOUS ARTIST!!!!
    UnitGenre: Biography
    Skill: Main Idea
    Strategy: Summarize
    Review Skill: Fact and Opinion
    Vocabulary:
    How do artists inspire future generations?
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    TECHNOLOGY WEBSITES:Unit
    3 Games
    Renaissance ART RESEARCH
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    The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins
    by Barbara Kerley

    Waterhouse Hawkins - The artist of the first Dinosaur Model!
    How can paleontologists help us understand the past?
    Genre: Biography
    Skill: Fact and Opinion
    Strategy: Predict
    Review Skill: Main Idea
    Vocabulary:
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    Unit 3 Powerpoints - Click on Week 3
    Social Studies Reearch - The explorers and prehistoric migration
    Click on the Video clip on the desktop to watch the video on prehistoric migration
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    Mahalia Jackson
    by Julius Lester

    Mahalia Jackson - Explore the "Blues" and what Song Artists do to Inspire others
    Genre: EXPOSITORY NONFICTION
    Skill: Main Idea
    Strategy:Graphic Organizers
    Review Skill: Fact and Opinion
    Vocabulary:
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    Unit 3 Powerpoint
    Brainpop - complete the Main Idea activity guide after you watch the Brainpop video
    Social Studies Explorer Project: Britannica Online
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    and Television -Expository Nonfiction Genre
    by Jake Hamilton
    How do artists create special effects to entertain us?
    Genre: EXPOSITORY NONFICTION
    Skill: GRAPHIC SOURCES
    Strategy: PRIOR KNOWLEDGE
    Review Skill: AUTHOR'S PURPOSE
    Vocabulary:
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    Unit 3 Powerpoint VOCAB AND COMPREHENSION POWERPOINTS
    Explorers Unit- View and learn about different explorers of history!! These were made by our students!
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  2. page Parent Info edited We are Hope to see you at open house August 4th. Our team is doing an altered supply list and b…

    We areHope to see you at open house August 4th. Our team is doing an altered supply list and below you can see what my students will be using in need of additional supplies. Please feel free to donate any of the following
    16 Lexmark ink cartridge
    Glue sticks
    Squeeze Glue
    Pencils
    our reading class.
    We have
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    in the classroom or you can purchase some fromclassroom. The students will also use the school for $5.00headphones at the computers.
    Please feel
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    say hello.
    THANK U SO MUCH FOR ALL THE SUPPLIES!!! WE GREATLY APPRECIATE IT!!!

    Mrs. Moncrief's Wish list: These items will be used very quickly in our classroom. If you have extras or would like to purchase extras, we appreciate your extra support. Please feel free to send these at any time in the year.
    16 Lexmark ink cartridge
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    ink cartridge (student-use printer)
    post -it notes
    skinny dry erase markers
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    lysol spray - swine flue prevention
    clorox wipes - swine flu prevention
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    Friday morning of the first week of school to discuss
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    data we collected thiscollect the first week on
    *INFORMATION on assignments, tests, class discussions, etc. is located under Unit 1. Please go over with your child to help him or her throughout their reading adventure. Please visit STI with your student number for weekly test and assignment dates. *AGENDAS will be updated weekly by each student. Please assist your child with preparing for tests and assignments by referring to their agenda.
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    starting Aug. 17th16th your child
    Please send me your email address and contact information to update you on my wiki.
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Friday, July 30

  1. page Unit 3 edited Unit 3 - Inventors and Artists What do people gain from the work of inventors and artists? Week…

    Unit 3 - Inventors and Artists What do people gain from the work of inventors and artists?
    Week 1

    Wings for the King: A play written to tell about how reading a book can take you on an exciting adventure!
    How do inventors inspire our imaginations? Genre: Play
    Main Idea: An inventor lifts a king's spirits.
    Skill: Author's Purpose:
    Entertain - fiction stories with problem and solution
    Inform - nonfiction stories with facts and information
    Express the Author's Feelings
    Persuade - to convince the reader
    Review Skill: Cause and Effect - When reading think about why something happens in the story.
    Vocabulary:
    TECHNOLOGY SITES

    Unit 3 Games
    Benjamin Franklin Website
    Skill: Author's Purpose - Entertain - fiction stories with problem and solution, Inform - nonfiction stories with facts and information, ExpressWings for the Author's Feelings, Persuade -King: A play written to convince the reader
    Review Skill: Cause and Effect - When
    tell about how reading think about why something happens in the story.a book can take you on an exciting adventure!
    Leonardo's Horse: A BIOGRAPHY of a FAMOUS ARTIST!!!!
    Unit 3 Games
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  2. page Teacher Resources edited ... Scotts Foresman website activities - http://www.freewebs.com/princesposts/ http://www.aptv.or…
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    Scotts Foresman website activities - http://www.freewebs.com/princesposts/
    http://www.aptv.org/aptplus/login.asp Alabama Public Television Plus Login for database videos and activities
    http://207.157.69.70/SETS/Login.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fSETS%2fdefault.aspx STI SETS Login link
    Below are resources for Teachers. Please email me if you have any questions.
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Wednesday, July 21

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    **Spanish Corridos**Videos, Audio samples, reading on the
    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 - Watch a video and explore vocabulary! TECHNOLOGY CENTERS
    Watch the video on the Holocaust. You will double click the Readers’ Response icon on the desktop to watch the video.
    Go to **Scotts Foresman Unit 2** to view the vocabulary powerpoint and story review powerpoint.
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    Vocabulary: astonished, behavior, benefactor, distribution, gratitude, procession, recommend, sacred, traditions
    Chi'l-lin Purse Technology Centers - What are the rewards in helping others?
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    Study Vocabulary !!TECHNOLOGY CENTERS
    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.
    Go to **Scotts Foresman Unit 2** to view the vocabulary powerpoint and story review powerpoint.
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    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: 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.
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    **Spanish Corridos**Videos, Audio samples, reading on the
    Corridos – click on the megaphone to hear the music - be ready to share your opinion of the music
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    Passage to 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 - Watch a video and explore vocabulary!
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    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.
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    Skill: SEQUENCE
    Strategy: GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS
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    somber, steed
    The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere: How can people promote freedom?
    Technology Centers:
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Tuesday, July 20

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    Skill: COMPARE AND CONTRAST
    Strategy: ANSWER QUESTIONS
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    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!
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    1:25 pm
  2. page Unit 2 edited ... Inside Out by Francisco Jiménez Genre: REALISTIC FICTION Skill: COMPARE AND CONTRAST S…
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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!
    **Spanish Corridos**Videos, Audio samples, reading on the
    Corridos – click on the megaphone to hear the music - be ready to share your opinion of the music
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    Passage to 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 - Watch a video and explore vocabulary!
    Watch the video on the Holocaust. You will double click the Readers’ Response icon on the desktop to watch the video.
    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 - WriteWhat are the rewards in helping others?
    Write
    notes to
    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.
    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
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    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 {JaneGoodall_partner_read.doc}
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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
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    Paul Revere: What doHow can people do forpromote freedom?
    Technology Centers:
    Go to **Scotts Foresman Unit 2** to view the vocabulary powerpoint and story review powerpoint.
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Monday, July 19

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    Inside Out
    by Francisco Jiménez
    INSIDEGenre:
    Skill:
    Strategy:
    Vocabulary:
    INSIDE
    OUT - What does kindnesski[ndness do for
    Technology Centers - MUSIC TO MY EARS!
    **Spanish Corridos**Videos, Audio samples, reading on the
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    Inside Out
    by Francisco Jiménez

    INSIDE OUT - What does kindness 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!
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    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 {JaneGoodall_partner_read.doc}
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    for freedom?
    Technology Centers:
    Go to **Scotts Foresman Unit 2** to view the vocabulary powerpoint and story review powerpoint.
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    This week we are studying sequencing! Make use of a timeline!!!
    Internet Resources for Acrostic Poem of American Revolution Historical Figures
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    Revolution http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/index.html
    Virtual

    Virtual
    Marching Tour
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    People http://www.ushistory.org/march/people.htm
    Revolutionary

    Revolutionary
    War Web
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    Kids http://www.kathimitchell.com/revolt.htm
    Famous

    Famous
    Historical People http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/Famous_Historical_People.htm
    Historic

    Historic
    Valley Forge http://www.ushistory.org/valleyforge/
    Library

    Library
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    Families http://www.loc.gov/families/
    National Constitution Center http://www.constitutioncenter.org/explore/Welcome/index.shtml
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    History http://americanhistory.si.edu/
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