Language Arts Theme 4 The Great Wall
Define the following vocabulary in your journal. The Great Wall Vocabulary • craftsmen • domain • durable • dynasty • excluding • extravagance
Essential Question • What is cause and effect?
Teacher Read Aloud The Day of Disaster • What caused roofs to collapse in Pompeii, trapping people inside buildings? • What were the effects of the glowing avalanches? • What effect do you think excavations of these cities have on scientists?
Assignment • Read pages 388-389. • Transparency 4-9. • Complete Practice Book page 23. • Preview practice book page 24.
Ticket out the door • What is cause and effect?
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Do Now • Write three facts from the video yesterday about the Great Wall.
Essential Question • How can I identify stated and unstated cause and effects in nonfiction stories?
Assignment • Complete practice lab page 25.
Lab 25 Ming Leaders- Built the Great Wall, not well liked. Mongols- nomadic warriors, Chinese built the wall to keep them out. Laborers and Craftsman- Unskilled laborers built the wall using packed earth. Skilled craftsman used the stone. Chinese Soldiers- They guarded, helped build, and even lived on the wall. Chinese People- Were taxed by the Ming Government to pay for the wall and forced to work on it. Manchus- took over the Ming throne when the Chinese rebelled.
Ticket Out the Door • Complete questions 1,4, and 6 on page 402 in your anthology.
Assignment • Complete selection test. • Read lab 26 and complete lab 27. • Keep your papers at your desk. • Find something quietly to work on.
Assessment • Complete the Selection Test.
Do Now Causes Effect
Do Now Causes Effect The Ming government was severely weakened.
Essential Question • How can I identify stated and unstated cause and effects in nonfiction and fiction stories?
Level Reader Assignment • Preview and predict. • Complete the vocabulary section. • Look over the graphic organizer. • Read the book with your small group. As you read, complete the graphic organizer together. • Just discuss the answers to the questions.
Summarization Activity • Complete practice lab 26-27.
Complete the following questions in complete sentences. • What unexpected circumstances led to the defeat of the Ming Dynasty? • What effect did the construction of the Great Wall have on the people of China?