Monday, April 16th

This week for homework, read the stories in Lesson 27 by Betty G. Birney.  By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook.  At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Read the fables on page 30.  Match each fable to a moral and explain why each moral explains the fable.   Read the poems on page 28 and 29.  Write your own poem about frog or a toad.    Summarize The Frog in the Milk Pail.    Include the who, what, where, why, and when in three-five sentences.  
Why is the moral of the story In The Frog in the Milk Pail Never give up? Read Amphibian Alert. Identify the main idea of each of the four subtitles.     Write a letter to the frog in The Frog in the Milk Pail.  Include a compliment and advice to the frog.  Your letter should have five sentences and be written in correct letter format.  
How are the poems on pages 28 and 29 different?  How are they the same? Please write your observations in a Venn Diagram.    Write a letter to Miss Wejman about what you learned from reading Amphibian Alert.  Your letter should have five sentences and be written in correct letter format.   As you are reading, identify an unfamiliar word.  Include the word written in the sentence. Explain how you used context clues to define the word.  Then, look up the word to find the actual definition.