"How Tia Lola Came to Stay"

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This week's theme: Team Spirit


Learn this week's vocabulary words:


Match the pictures to the vocabulary words:


Strategy: Generate Questions
Skill: Make Inferences
Grammar: Common and Proper Nouns
review nouns:

Well every person you can know,
And every place that you can go,
And anything that you can show,
You know they're nouns.
A noun's a special kind of word,It's any name you ever heard,I find it quite interesting,A noun's a person, place, or thing.
Oh I took a train, took a train to another state.The flora and the fauna that I saw were really great.When I saw some bandits chasin' the train.I was wishin' I was back home again.I took a train, took a train to another state.
Well, every person you can know (Like a bandit or an engineer)And every place that you can go (Like a state or a home)And anything that you can show (Like animals and plants or a train)You know they're nouns - you know they're nouns, oh...
Mrs. Jones is a lady on Hudson Street.She sent her dog to bark at my brother and me.We gave her dog a big fat bone,And now he barks at Mrs. Jones.She's a lady who lives on Hudson Street.
Well, every person you can know (Mrs. Jones, a lady, or a brother)And every place that you can go (Like a street or a corner)And anything that you can show (Like a dog or a bone)You know they're nouns - you know they're nouns, oh...
I took a ferry to the Statue of Liberty.My best friend was waitin' there for me. (He took an early ferry.)We went for a walk on the island you know,And in the middle of summer it started to snow,When I took a ferry to the Statue of Liberty.
Well every person you can know (Like a friend or the captain of a ship)And every place that you can go (An island or a sea)And anything that you can show (Like a statue, a ferry, or snow)You know they're nouns - you know they're nouns.
Oh, I put a dime in the drugstore record machine.Oldies goldies started playing if you know what I mean.I heard Chubby Checker, he was doin' the twistAnd the Beatles and the Monkees, it goes like this!I put a dime in the drugstore record machine.
Well every person you can know (The Beatles and the Monkees, Chubby Checker)And every place that you can go (Like a neighborhood or a store)And anything that you can show (Like a dime or a record machine)You know they're nouns.
A noun's a special kind of word,It's any name you ever heard,I find it quite interesting,A noun's a person, place, or thing.
A noun is a person, place or thing. (doodle, doodleh; doodle doodleh...)











Take the spelling pretest and play games to practice.

Jeopardy


"The Night of the Pomegranate"


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Health benefits of pomegranates:


How to seed a pomegranate:


This week's theme: The Solar System



Spelling pre-test and games (adding -ed and -ing)

Learn the new vocabulary:


Match the vocabulary to the pictures:

Review the vocabulary using pictures:


Making an Inference:


What are the "Northern Lights"?

Watch an amazing time-lapse video of the Northern Lights:


Strategy: Generate Questions
Skill: Make Inferences


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Orson Welles performing one of his radio broadcasts:
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Listen to the original "War of the Worlds" broadcast:
Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6


Read along with the original transcript:


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Grammar: Singular and Plural Nouns




Flocabulary rap and video. Do challenge after.





singular and plural nouns practice

Jeopardy


"Zoo Story"


This week's theme: Helping Hands


Learn the new vocabulary:


Match the pictures to the vocabulary words:


Spelling pretest and games

Strategy: Generate Questions
Skill: Making Inferences
Jeopardy


"Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter"

This week's theme: Tales of Old



Discovering Fairy Tales








Example of a parody:
first watch Michael Jackson's original "Beat It" video

then watch Weird Al Yankovic's parody "Eat It" video


What's a portcullis?
What does "apopleptic" mean?
This week's new vocabulary:


Match the pictures to the vocabulary words:


prezi vocab review
Spelling pretest and games
Possessive Nouns:


Jeopardy


"The Great Serum Race"


This week's theme: Sled Dogs as Heroes


Iditarod Race video:




Play the Serum Run Game
This week's new vocabulary:


Match the vocabulary words to pictures:



Spelling pretest and games



prezi vocab review
prezistory review
Jeopardy