Word of the Week for Monday 4/7/14. Animals and Earthquakes homework due Friday!. Dismal Definition : 1.Causing gloom or depression; dreary. 2. Feeling gloomy, depressed; miserable.
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Animals and Earthquakes homework due Friday!
Definition: 1.Causing gloom or depression; dreary. 2. Feeling gloomy, depressed; miserable.
Sentence: “There were fewer houses and fewer fruit trees, and the farther they went the more dismal and lonesome the country became.” – L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Word of the Week Quiz Friday!!!
Noun definition: A feeling that someone or something is bad, worthless or low.
Verb definition: To have or to show this feeling about someone or something.
Example sentence: “Matty had never paid attention to the names of flowers- boys generally disdained such things-but now he wished he knew them, so that he could tell Jean.”
– Lois Lowry, Messenger
STAAR DAY 1 TOMORROW!
Homework: “Indonesia's Real-Life Dragons” DUE FRIDAY!
Definition: The scattered remains of something broken, destroyed or discarded; rubble or wreckage.
Sentence: Hoarders don’t mind wading through pounds of debris to get from room to room.
Word of the Week! writing.
Definition: A sharp twist or bend in something.
Sentence: Her body’s contortion looked painful!
SWBAT identify how an author uses different organizational patterns to clarify meaning within a text.
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Word of the Week!
Definition: 1. Easily seen; obvious 2. attracting attention; striking, remarkable.
Sentence: He had a conspicuous lump on his forehead.
Word of the Week! patterns to clarify meaning within a text.
Monday, March 17th
Definition: The act of defying; open resistance to an opposing force or authority.
Sentence: The prisoners recent defiance made the guards fear an uprising.
STAAR WRITING TEST- April 1 and 2! *Pre-AP Math March 31st
Homework: First Flight due Friday (or sooner)!