Happy Wonderful, Wednesday, April 24, 2013!
WELCOME TO ANOTHER GREAT DAY AT STEM!!
(I am so lucky to have in my classroom today! Let your spirit shine today!!)
PLEASE LIST TODAY'S AGENDA IN YOUR NOTEBOOK AND SHOW MR. B
I. RECORD AGENDA
II. WATCH VIDEO OF THE DAY (BELOW!) Then, do morning exercises!
III. Complete Math of Problem of Day (In notebook!! Then, show Mr. B!)
IV. Language Skills! (Correct the sentence in your notebook!! Then, show Mr. B! )
V. Reading Passage of the Day! (Complete Questions in notebook, then show Mr. B!)
VI. Complete Earth Activity Packet! / Context Clues 7
VII. COMPLETE DAILY COMPREHENSIONs Context Clues 8
VIII. Check in for Payment! Bring homework and completed work!
IX. Wednesday Wonderful Magic Trick of the Day!
XI. MATH IXL
XII. Shoot for Loot!
XIII. NAMETAG TAG! CREATE A POSITIVE ADJECTIVE NAME TAG FOR A CLASSMATE!
XIVI. GOAL / WORK CHECK-IN (MR. B WILL CALL YOU TODAY!)
HALF DAY/ NO LUNCH
HALF DAY/ NO LUNCH
Choose the correct sentence.
A. The policeman agreed with Dad and I that the accident was Gregory's fault. B. The policeman agreed with Dad and myself that the accident was Gregory's fault.
C. The policeman agreed with Dad and me that the accident was Gregory's fault.
coin : denomination :: _________ : _________
a) tree : wood b) book : title
c) officer : rank d) house : architecture
bring is to brought as sing is to _______________
A) hand B) house C) store D) groceries
Maven : Expertise ::
A) monarch : wisdom B) athlete : determination
C) neophyte : honesty D) klutz : grace
E) supplicant : humility
Write a interrogative sentence (Command) !
Use one of your vocabulary words. (Write sentence in notebook and on the link on the morning survey page)
Math Problem of the Day!
Shaman had 12 fifty dollar bills, 4 twenty dollar bills, 4 ten dollar bills, 4 five dollar bills, 2 one dollar bills, 2 quarter, 4 dimes, 3 nickels, and 1 pennies. He bought a a pair a elite skis for $17.39, an edible coconut for $173.89, and an electrical guitar for $27.01. How much money did he have left after the transactions?
Video of the Day: Humility!
Reading Passage of the Day!
Directions:: Read the passage. Then answer the questions below.
Elephants on the coast of Thailand are acting strange. They stamp their feet and motion toward the hills. The sea draws back from the beaches. Fish flop in the mud. Suddenly, a huge wave appears. This is no ordinary wave. It is a tsunami!
Tsunami (pronounced “soo-NAH-mee”) waves are larger and faster than normal surface waves. A tsunami wave can travel as fast as a jet plane and can be as tall as a ten-story building. Imagine dropping a stone into a pond. The water on the surface ripples. A tsunami is like a very powerful ripple. Tsunamis begin when the ocean rises or falls very suddenly. Large amounts of seawater are displaced. This movement causes huge waves.
For a tsunami to occur, there must be some kind of force that causes the ocean water to become displaced. Most tsunamis are caused by underwater earthquakes. However, volcanoes, landslides, large icebergs, and even meteorites are capable of causing one of these mighty waves.
Tsunamis are extremely powerful. Ordinary waves lose power when they break. Tsunami waves can remain powerful for several days. Because tsunami waves are so strong, they can kill people, damage property, and completely ruin an ecosystem in just one hour.
Scientists have no way of predicting when a tsunami will hit. However, if a powerful enough earthquake occurs, scientists can issue a warning or a watch. A warning means that a tsunami will very likely hit soon. A watch means that conditions are favorable for a tsunami. When people are notified about a watch or a warning, they have more time to prepare. It is best not to get caught unaware when a tsunami is on the way!
(Record answers in notebook! Use complete sentences!)
1) In paragraph 1, the elephants are most likely acting strange because they
A. are not used to seeing fish
B. dislike the water
C. can sense something out of the ordinary
D. see the ocean drawing back from the beaches
2) This passage is mostly about
A. how to prepare for tsunamis
B. scientists who predict tsunami waves
C. similarities and differences between wave types
D. causes and effects of tsunamis
3) As used paragraph 2, displaced most nearly means
A. moved out of normal place
B. pushed by human force
C. sloshed around quickly
D. pulled to great heights
5) What main genre is the is the passage?
Wonderful Wednesday Magic Trick of the Day!