“Boom Town” Power Point Complete these activities in your reading journal.
sidewalks grumbled traders blossomed wailed lonesome Once a man named Old Jim had a lot of problems. A weaker man might have 1)__________ about his troubles, but Old Jim didn’t like to cry. He built a house where he could live alone in peace. After awhile, Jim found his home 2)______. One day, a pair of traveling salesmen came by. He liked the 3) ______ so much that he invited them to stay. They moved in and set up a store. Word spread. People came from all around and the business 4)__________. Soon other stores sprang up. People built 5) ________ next to the dusty roads. “It’s too crowded,” Old Jim 6) _________. Then he remembered how lonesome his old house had been. Maybe the new town was a good thing after all. Vocabulary
He were happy to see her ieated a peace of pecan pie. We like to plant Roses? Jack and danworkd for ours Do you want to pley in golden gate park. Yesterday Mara running to the bake sail she readed the nonfiction Book in oklahoma. Fix-it sentences
Replace the noun with a pronoun. • The pies were delicious. • Billy and I helped. • The town began to grow. • Amanda had a great idea. • Pa and I made pies. • My mother took care of the children. Pronoun practice
Adam was training for the track meet for his middle school. 1.) After running up the stadium steps, Adam would do twenty laps around the track. 2.) Then, he would run up and down the stadium steps three times. 3.) Finally, he would run all the way home and eat a big breakfast. 4.) The first thing he did was stretch his muscles. Put the sentences in the correct order. • 3, 4, 2, 1 c) 4, 2, 1, 3 • 1, 2, 4, 3 d) 4, 2, 3, 1 Sequencing practice