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  1. Big Question: How is knowledge a resource?

  2. Review Games • Story Sort VocabularyWords: • Arcade Games • Study Stack • Spelling City: Vocabulary • Spelling City: Spelling Words

  3. SpellingWordsPrefixes bi-, tri-, uni-, semi-

  4. VocabularyWords

  5. Vocabulary Words – Test - Thursday, March 27th • emissions – substances, such as smoke or gases, sent into the air; discharges • forecasters – people who make predictions often about the weather; predictors • turbines – devices containing engines and vanes • consequences – results or effects • ferocious- fierce • incubator – place or heated container that encourages development or formation

  6. Vocabulary Words • sustainable – able to be maintained; supportable • undoubtedly – certainly • admirable – worthy of respect • uninhabited – not lived in • drinkable - safe to drink • unhurried - slow

  7. Adverbs • An adverb tells how, when, or where something happens. An adverb may appear before or after the verb it modifies, or between the parts of a verb phrase.

  8. Adverbs • The boy walked quietly through the library. (how) • He has now read the entire book. (when) • Outside the traffic rumbled and roared. (where)

  9. Adverbs • Adverbs such as too, very, quite, really, so, nearly, and almost can modify adjectives and other adverbs. • I was almost late. He reads very fast.

  10. Adverbs • Comparative adverbs compare two actions. Add –er to many adverbs to make them comparative. • Superlative adverbs compare three or more actions. Add –est to many adverbs to make them superlative.

  11. Adverbs • If an adverb ends in –ly, use more or most instead of –er or –est. • bright, brighter, brightest • carelessly, more carelessly, most carelessly

  12. Adverbs • Some adverbs do not follow the rules for comparative and superlative forms: • well, better, best • badly, worse, worst • much, more, most

  13. AdverbsFind the adverb in each sentence. • The caliph enthusiastically bought valuable books. • enthusiastically • The new library is nearly completed. • nearly

  14. AdverbsFind the adverb in each sentence. • The precious books are stored here. • here • He speaks ancient Greek quite fluently. • quite fluently

  15. AdverbsFind the adverb in each sentence. • Soon he sails to Athens. • Soon • They shared their ideas very openly. • very openly

  16. AdverbsFind the adverb in each sentence. • We sail for Baghdad tomorrow. • tomorrow • Everywhere men sat and carefully read their books. • Everywhere, carefully

  17. AdverbsChoose the adverb that completes the sentence correctly. • The House of Wisdom stood (grandly, grand) in the center of Baghdad. • grandly • Hunayn (more patiently, patiently) translated every book. • patiently

  18. AdverbsChoose the adverb that completes the sentence correctly. • He translated the book (better, best) than I could. • better • The caliph paid him (generously, most generous) for his work. • generously

  19. SpellingWordsPrefixes bi-, tri-, uni-, semi-

  20. Sequence • Sequence refers to the order of events or the steps of a process. • Dates, times, and clue words such as first, next, then, and last can help you determine the order of events. • Sometimes a text will present events out of order. In this case, you can read on, review, or reread the text in order to learn the correct sequence of events.

  21. Simile/Metaphor • Similes and metaphors are comparisons of two unlike things, concepts, or people. • A simile states that A is like or as B. • A metaphor is a more direct comparison that states A is B.

  22. Dictionary/Glossary • When you come across an unfamiliar word in a story, you can use a dictionary or glossary to find its meaning. • Use a dictionary or glossary to complete a chart showing the definitions. Apply these meanings to the context of The House of Wisdom.

  23. Dictionary/Glossary

  24. Where might you find information about the city of Baghdad? • An encyclopedia is a reference work covering a wide range of topics.

  25. Encyclopedia • Encyclopedias can be CD-ROMs or online. These encyclopedias are more helpful and easier to use. They can present many more visuals on a topic and accompanying sound as well. • An entry is an informational article in an encyclopedia.

  26. Encyclopedia • An entry word is the word or phrase that begins an entry and gives the subject of the entry. • A keyword is a word that helps to identify the information you are trying to find, such as Baghdad.

  27. Encyclopedia • When the keyword is a person, such as Abraham Lincoln, you must put the last name first (Lincoln, Abraham) when looking it up in a print encyclopedia. This step is unnecessary in an electronic encyclopedia.

  28. Adverbs • An adverb tells how, when, or where something happens. • Comparative and superlative adverbs make comparisons between the actions of two or more persons or things. • Some adverbs, such as very and too, can modify adjectives or other adverbs.