Cause and Effect • Cause: Alice had never been in a courtroom before. • Effect: • She was sleepy • She was confused • She was 12 years old. • Combine the 2 sentences using a connecting word: because, so, as a result, therefore, etc.
Some of the jurors were animals and some were birds. • Effect: • Alice called the jurors “creatures” • Alice called the jurors on the telephone • Alice whispered to the jury • Combine the 2 sentences using a connecting word: because, so, as a result, therefore, etc.
Alice jumped up very fast. • Effect: • The jury found her guilty • The White Rabbit found a letter • She frightened the jurors • Combine the 2 sentences using a connecting word: because, so, as a result, therefore, etc.
The White Rabbit brought in an envelope. • Effect: • The jurors fell asleep • The Queen asked, “What’s in it?” • It wasn’t addressed • Combine the 2 sentences using a connecting word: because, so, as a result, therefore, etc.
Sequence Dodgers win the Baseball World Series and Campy is National League MVP. Campy is voted MVP for the first time. Campy leads the Dodgers for most runs batted in. Campy moves up to the majors with the Brooklyn Dodgers Campy has a near-fatal car accident in January that brings his professional baseball career to an end. Campy becomes the first-string catcher for the Elite Giants Campy is spotted by Brooklyn Dodger President, Branch Richey Campy is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Campy was born Nov 19 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1939 1951 1955 1969 1947 1953 1958 1921 1945
Sequence Questions • On the timeline, does the earliest event occur to the left or to the right? • In what year does the last event on this time line occur? • When was Campy born? • In what year was he inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame? • What did he accomplish in 1953? • How old was Campy when he was spotted by Branch Rickey? • Which semi-professional team used Campy as a first string catcher? Beginning in what year? • What honor did Campy receive for the first time in 1951? • What happened in 1958 that ended his professional baseball career? • In what year did the door to the “majors” open for Campy?
Reading Bar Graph Questions • Total Sales for… • 1981 • 1982 • 1983 • 1984 • 1985 • 1986 • What were total sales for General Conglomerated in the year of the greatest annual sales? • Were the sales higher or lower in 1983 than in 1982? By how much? • What was the difference between 1985 sales and 1984 sales? • Analyze the progress – is it growing or shrinking? • Which period grew more: 1981-1982 or 1985-1986? • What was the sales gain between 1981-1986? • Which year had the smallest sales gain? • Which year had the greatest gain in sales?
Reading Tables Questions • Where did the first modern Olympic games took place? • Weismuller’s swimming time in 1928: • Japan’s swimmer won a gold medal in what year? • Three cities who hosted the Olympics more than once: • What country is Hendricks from? • What city did Schollander win the gold medal in? • Which country had the most gold-medal winners? • Who was the gold medalist in the 10th Olympic games? • The two swimmers who won 2 gold medals each: • The first swimmer to swim the 100-meter in under 1 minute? • When did Hungary’s swimmer win a gold medal? • 19th Olympics took place in: • What is the time difference between the slowest and fastest race?
Idioms • Bringing water from the town pump did not strike Tom as hateful work now. • Did not hit • Did not seem to him • Did not promise him • Jim was afraid Aunt Polly would take his head off. • Cut his his • Yell at him • Tom knew that his friends would make fun of him. • Laugh at him • Feel sorry for him • Ask him to play • Tom’s mouth watered from the apple, but he stuck to his work. • Quit • Got trapped in • Kept at
Tom saw the job of painting the fence in a new light. • Under a lamp • In a new color • From a different point of view • The idea of painting the fence burnt him like fire. a) made him excited b) made him feel warm c) made him feel angry • Tom was happy when he realized he was rolling in wealth. • Sick • Rich • poor 8. Tom would have been even richer if he had not run out of paint. a) forgotten b) spilled c) used up
Tom felt safe because he knew Aunt Polly never licks anybody. • Finds • Spanks • sends • Aunt Polly said that Jim should fool around with anybody. • Tell jokes to • Spend time doing nothing with • Make a fool of