What does swell mean? a long wave that moves without breaking
Ben liked to surf the waves with the young seal. What does surf mean? to ride on waves
The seals basked happily in the sun. What does basked mean? rested in pleasant warmth
What is a quay? a dock where ships are loaded and unloaded
List two ways that Ben and the seal pup are alike. • They are both learning lessons on life. • 2. They are good swimmers. • They surf together. • 4. They are both in danger of the ocean.
List two ways that Ben and the seal pup are different. • Ben is a human and the seal is an animal. • 2. Ben is a male and the seal is a female. • Ben goes to school to learn and the seal learns from the ocean. • 4. Ben grows slower than the seal.
Which event happens first? • Ben brings his own grandchildren to watch the seals. • The seal pup saves Ben’s life. • The seal pup learns to swim.
Summarize what happens on the day that the seal helps Ben out of danger. Ben was watching the seal when the wave he was riding on broke. He fell into the water head first. He was being pushed by the surf and hit his head on a rock. He was sinking when the seal pushed Ben up to the surface of the water and onto his board.
Change the word invite into the past tense. invited
Change the word baby to be plural. babies
Change the word hurry into the past tense. hurried
Change the word grin into the present tense. grinning
Look at the spelling ring # 10 Spell the word __________ He _________ at his friend.
Look at the spelling ring challenge word # 2 Spell the word and write the base word + suffix.
Spell the word and write the base word + suffix. She _________ to class when the bell rang.
What is an antonym? an antonym is a word that means the opposite.
What is a homophone? an homophone is a word that sounds the same, but has a different meaning.
What is a synonym? an synonym is a word that means the same.
What season does the story Seal Surfers begin with? spring