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  1. Wednesday Mar 6, 2013 Agenda Check at-home project Context clues Begin Unit 3 – Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3

  2. At-home Project • Ex b, p.62 • Ex c, p.62-63 • Ex. d, p.59 • Ex e, p.60 • Ex f, p.60 • Look at Unit 3, Lessons 1-3 for Wednesday Mar 6, 2013

  3. Context Clues For each of the following sentences, choose the word or phrase that means the same as the word in bold type. Do NOT use your dictionary. 1. Paul was born 25 years ago. He is 25 years old. a. again b. after today c. before now d. leave 2. We don’t need these papers any more. Let’s burn them. a. put them in a fire b. read them c. keep them d. store them 3. You can see beautiful pictures at an art museum. You can see interesting things about science at a science museum. Many museums belong to the government. a. a building with beautiful or interesting things to look at b. a store that sells paintings and other beautiful things. c. an aquarium or zoo d. a place where scientists work

  4. Context Clues cont. 4. Ann studied very hard for the test today. She is a good student. She will probably get a good grade. a. maybe b. cannot c. 50 percent more d. almost 100 percent sure 5. You cannot drink most river water. If you drink it, you may get a disease. a. fish b. sickness c. sea animal d. thirsty 6. Cotton is an important crop in Egypt. Vegetables are and important crop in parts of Mexico. Coffee is an important crop in Brazil. a. plants that farmers grow b. plants near a house. c. something a country buys from another country. d. food that a farmer grows

  5. Context Clues cont. 7. The soil near the Nile River is very rich. There are many farms there, and the plants grow very well. a. good clean water b. dirt or land c. sunshine d. fruit and vegetable. 8. It is around25 degrees Celsius today. a. hot b. cold c. in a circle d. about 9. Many Brazilian farmers raise coffee on their farms. a. grow b. find c. pick up d. kill 10. If you want to protect your head, you should wear a hard hat. a. keep happy b. make afraid c. keep safe d. make alert

  6. Unit 3: Lesson 1 – The Date Palm Before you read TrueFalseDon’t Know • The date palm is tall. ___ ___ _____ • Most date palms grow in cold ___ ___ _____ places. • The fruit of the date palm is ___ ___ _____ poisonous. Now read the passage p.73 (3 students needed to read)

  7. Comprehension Exercises b. Vocabulary: New Context – put the right word in each blank. These are new sentences for the word in the text. c. Vocabulary Review – put the right word in each blank. d. Questions – the asterisk means that you have to think of the answer. e. Comprehension: Multiple Choice – put a circle around the letter of the best answer. f. Main Idea – circle the number of the main idea of the text.

  8. Unit 3: Lesson 2 – The Water Hyacinth Before you read TrueFalseDon’t Know • A water hyacinth is a kind of ___ ___ _____ plant. • The water hyacinth grows in ___ ___ _____ water. • The water hyacinth is poisonous. ___ ___ _____ Now read the passage p.78 (5 students needed to read)

  9. Comprehension Exercises b. Vocabulary: New Context – put the right word in each blank. These are new sentences for the word in the text. c. Vocabulary Review – match each word in Column A with the word, phrase or symbol from Column B that means the same. Write the letter on the line following the word in Column A. d. Questions – the asterisk means that you have to think of the answer. e. Comprehension: True/False – Write T if the sentence is true. Write F if the sentence is false. The asterisk means that you have to think of the answer. You cannot find it in the text. f. Main Idea – Match the details with the main ideas. Write the letter of each detail under the correct main idea. The first one has been done for you. Two of the details do not belong under a main idea.

  10. Unit 3: Lesson 3 – Rice Before you read TrueFalseDon’t Know • Rice grows in many countries. ___ ___ _____ • Rice is an expensive food. ___ ___ _____ • Rice needs water to grow. ___ ___ _____ Now read the passage p.83 (5 students needed to read)

  11. Comprehension Exercises b. Vocabulary: New Context – put the right word in each blank. These are new sentences for the word in the text. c. Vocabulary Review – Match each word in Column A with the word or phrase in Column B that means the opposite. Write a letter on the line following the word in Column A. d. Questions – the asterisk means that you have to think of the answer. e. Comprehension: True/False/No Information – Write T if the sentence is true. Write F if the sentence is false. Write NI if there is no information about the sentence in the text f. Main Idea – circle the number of the main idea of the text.

  12. New Vocabulary Look at Unit 3 – Lessons 1,2,3 and choose ten new words for the Dictation Quiz on Monday Mar 11, 2013. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

  13. At-home Project • Ex. D, p.63 • Writing – write a short paragraph (about 7 sentences) on the following: Which lesson in Unit 2 is the most interesting to you? Why? Title: ‘Interesting Lesson’ • Open the ‘Extra Reading Practice’ on Prof. Brian Brady’s homepage and complete the exercises.