Characters • Teacher Miss Nelson - Mr. Blandsworth- Principal janitor Pop Hanson - Coach Armstrong - Coach Smedley Tornadoes- Name of their football team Werewolves - Different school football team The meanest substitute coach Miss Viola Swamp -
Vocabulary sad Gloom - blanketed - Covered completely Horace B. Smedley School - School name A piece of paper that has been chewed and shaped into a ball for use as a missile. Spit balls -
Vocabulary Concern anxiety Worried - Down in the dumps - Unhappy Sad/ depressed cafeteria- • dining room in a school • Room in a school where you eat breakfast or lunch sparkle - shine Cafeteria ladies had lost their sparkle Lost their shine
Vocabulary sad depressed - Smedley Tornadoes - Name of their football team interested - Having or showing curiosity, fascination, or concern To cut or chop into very small pieces mincemeat - Example: They’ll make mincemeat out of our team.
Vocabulary Have knowledge skill expert - laughed Cracked up - To become quiet or calm Calmed down - To tell in public Make public Announced -
Vocabulary measles - An infectious viral disease causing fever and a red rash on the skin Discussion - Group conversation The consequence of a particular action an outcome Results - Hear (someone or something) without meaning to or without the knowledge of the speaker. overhear -
Vocabulary rummaging - Searching looking Having or making a high-pitched sound “squeaky tennis shoes” squeaky - Tennis shoes - Sweat suit-
Vocabulary Holy Smoke - This is a way of expressing surprise Pipe down - quiet puzzled - confused Interrupt Disturb - Horse around - Fool around
Vocabulary Came back Returned - Clobbered - Defeat the other team Beat the other team To give Treated -
Preview • Read the title • Read the back cover • Read the chapter titles Don’t have chapter titles • Read the jacket • Look at all the pictures
Preview • Read Book Adventure Questions
Miss Nelson Has a Field Day by Allard, Harry; Marshall, James (Illustrator) 1 What did Mr. Blandsworth do because he was so depressed? Mr. Blandsworth never smiled. Mr. Blandsworth hid under his desk. Mr. Blandsworth quit his job. Mr. Blandsworth wouldn't leave his house. 2 What did Miss Nelson get out of her closet? Miss Nelson got a baseball cap out of her closet. Miss Nelson got a pretty pink dress out of her closet. Miss Nelson got a football uniform out of her closet. Miss Nelson got an ugly black sweat suit out of her closet. 3 What was Miss Nelson doing when Mr. Blandsworth went to ask her about Miss Swamp? Miss Nelson was grading papers. Miss Nelson was reading a book. Miss Nelson was cleaning her desk. Miss Nelson was watching football practice.
4 What did the kids call Miss Viola Swamp? The kids called her Miss Meany. The kids called her Swampy. The kids called her Viola. The kids called her The Swamp. 5 What was Miss Nelson's sister's name? Miss Nelson's sister was Barbara. Miss Nelson's sister was Becky. Miss Nelson's sister was Brooke. Miss Nelson's sister was Betty.
Predict • Who (Characters) • Where and When (Setting) • What Happened (Plot)
Watch DVD • Read aloud ASL
Read the Book • If you have questions, ask Melissa or Austin • If you don’t understand the paragraph, ask Melissa or Austin • If you don’t know the vocabulary word, look at the vocabulary list. • If the vocabulary word is not on the list, then ask Melissa or Austin